Category: International


The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, accepted credentials from Ambassadors/High Commissioners of the Republic of Colombia, Uruguay, Jamaica and Republic of Armenia today (July 6, 2021) in a virtual ceremony. Those who presented their credentials were: 1.   H.E. Ms. Mariana Pacheco Montes, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia […]

Vice President calls for adopting a multi-pronged strategy to arrest the growing incidence of cancer

Let us act together to prevent cancer and save lives: Vice President Cervical cancer is both preventable and curable: Vice President Vice President highlights the urgent need to bring down the cost of cancer treatment. Vice President inaugurates IFCPC 2021 World Congress DELHI, JULY 1: The Vice President […]

India’s top court asked to intervene over bar on action against Twitter boss

NEW DELHI, June 30 – An Indian state has challenged in the Supreme Court a bar on police action against Twitter Inc’s (TWTR.N) country head, after a lower court protected him against arrest over an accusation that the platform was used to spread hate. The tussle, coupled with discontent over […]

Twitter faces new headache in India after police complaint over controversial map

LUCKNOW, India, June 29 – A Hindu hardline group has filed a complaint with police against Twitter’s (TWTR.N) country head after politically sensitive regions were depicted outside a map of India on its website, kickstarting an investigation in a fresh headache for the U.S. tech firm. A map on Twitter’s […]

India’s IT minister slams Twitter for denying access to account

NEW DELHI, June 25 – India’s technology minister slammed Twitter on Friday for denying access to his account for almost an hour amid growing tensions between the U.S. company and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s administration over compliance with new IT rules. Ravi Shankar Prasad said in a thread […]

Integrated bilateral exercise of Indian Navy and Indian Air Force with US Navy concludes in Indian Ocean Region

The two-day integrated bilateral exercise between Indian and US Forces in the Indian Ocean Region concluded on June 24, 2021. Indian Navy along with Indian Air Force participated with US Navy Carrier Strike Group in the exercise. The exercise has been a key enabler in building interoperability and […]


DELHI, JUNE 21: On 18-19 June 2021, the EU and India conducted a joint naval exercise in the Gulf of Aden. The exercise involved Indian Navy frigate INS Trikand, EU NAVFOR Somalia – Operation Atalanta assets, including Italian frigate Carabiniere (Atalanta’s flagship) and Spanish frigate Navarra, French frigate […]

PM congratulates His Excellency Ebrahim Raisi on his election as President of Iran

DELHI, JUNE 20: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated His Excellency Ebrahim Raisi on his election as President of the Islamic Republic of Iran. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Congratulations to His Excellency Ebrahim Raisi on his election as President of the Islamic Republic […]

India slams Twitter for not complying with new IT rules

NEW DELHI, June 16 (Reuters) – India’s technology minister said on Tuesday that Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) had deliberately defied and failed to comply with the country’s new IT rules, which became effective in late May. The new rules or the so-called Intermediary Guidelines, announced in February, are aimed at regulating […]

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