Tag: External Affairs Ministry

India, Bhutan review bilateral ties

New Delhi, India and Bhutan reviewed all aspects of their bilateral ties during a three-day visit by Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale to the Himalayan kingdom, the External Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday. “In his interactions, Foreign Secretary conveyed that India attaches the highest priority to further expanding its unique ties[Read More…]

Thanks but no, says India to foreign aid for Kerala

Thanks but no, says India to foreign aid for Kerala

India on Wednesday politely declined financial aid from other countries to flood-devastated Kerala where 370 people have died so far. The United Arab Emirates (UAE), home to around 2.8 million expatriate Indians, most of whom hail from Kerala, has offered Rs 700-crore aid. “The government of India deeply appreciates offers[Read More…]

India does away with last page of passport

India does away with last page of passport

India has decided to do away with the last page of the passport that contains the names of the spouse, parents, and address of the passport-holder while changing the colour of ECR passports, largely availed of by unskilled workers seeking employment abroad, the External Affairs Ministry said on Friday. Responding[Read More…]

Navtej Sarna appointed as ambassador to the US

Navtej Sarna who has been serving as India’s High Commissioner to UK has been appointed as ambassador to the US.  Sarna will face the task of engaging with a new administration in Washington following the November 8 Presidential poll. The external affairs ministry said that he is expected to take up[Read More…]

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