Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicThe Ministry of External Affairs

Topic: The Ministry of External Affairs

Continuation of high-level violence remains a concern, Afghan leader Abdullah Abdullah says

The influential Afghan leader met PM Modi Thursday, lauded India’s stance on participating only in Afghan govt-led US-Taliban peace talks.

Negotiation is the way forward with China, says India amid rising tensions at LAC

It is clear that the situation witnessed in the past four months is a result of the actions taken by China that sought to effect unilateral change of status quo, says MEA.

India seeks more engagement with China on border row, envoy Misri meets top Chinese officials

More diplomatic, commanders-level meetings will take place between India and China as the disengagement process turns ‘complex’, says MEA.

India, China hold diplomatic talks over LAC, agree on ‘overall development’ of bilateral ties

India-China Senior Commanders will meet soon to discuss further steps to ensure complete disengagement and de-escalation in a timely manner, an MEA statement said.

Doval spoke on India’s territorial integrity in talks with Chinese foreign minister: MEA

MEA also said during talks between Ajit Doval & Wang Yi, the NSA categorically conveyed India’s position on the recent developments along LAC, including in Galwan Valley area.

Foreign firms have to follow India’s rules pertaining to data security and privacy: MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said India has adopted a very ‘open regime’ for attracting FDIs, but global companies have to abide by the country’s rules.

China departed from LAC consensus, wanted to unilaterally change status quo, says India

According to the MEA, the ‘violent face-off’ could have been avoided if the agreement that was reached at the higher level was ‘scrupulously followed by the Chinese side’.

India will resolve border standoff with China ‘peacefully’ via dialogue, says MEA

MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said India is committed to maintaining peace along the borders, but also remains firm to ensure national security.

15,000 Indians stranded abroad to be brought back on ‘compelling grounds’

A total of 64 flights will be operated from 12 countries. Passengers would be charged Rs 50,000 each for London-Delhi flight & Rs 1 lakh from the US.

Modi govt to bring back Indians stuck abroad from 7 May — on ‘payment basis’ and in phases

In the first phase, only those Indians, who are facing financial difficulties and having medical emergencies, will be repatriated.

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Punjab bypolls: AAP worried as SAD-A's Simranjit Singh Mann leads in Sangrur

Simranjit Singh Mann is reborn because there’s an uneasy vacuum in Punjab

By electing AAP three months ago, people of Punjab had shown they were fed up with the vicious power circle of BJP-SAD-Congress. They are now teaching AAP the same lesson.

Central banks in Asia spend billions to bolster weakening currencies against rising US dollar

Learning from the 1997 Asian financial crisis, central banks have been accumulating dollars to help defend their currencies during periods of wild market swings.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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