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The first consignment of 1,000 tonnes of rice was handed over by Indian ambassador Hifzur Rahman to Hussain Makhlouf, Syria’s minister of local administration and head of the Supreme Relief Committee, at Latakia port on Thursday. (TWITTER/@MEAIndia)

India provides 2000 tonnes of rice to war-torn Syria as humanitarian aid

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 09:35 PM IST
  • The UN humanitarian office estimates that 80% of Syria’s population of 17.5 million currently lives in poverty, and civilians face a range of dangers, from instability, arbitrary detention and abduction, to criminality and activities of terror groups.
The Indian sailors are on MV Jag Anand and MV Anastasia which are carrying Australian coal but have not been allowed to discharge their cargo.(Representational image)
The Indian sailors are on MV Jag Anand and MV Anastasia which are carrying Australian coal but have not been allowed to discharge their cargo.(Representational image)

India weighs various options to evacuate sailors stranded in Chinese waters

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2021 06:06 PM IST
India has taken up the matter with the Chinese foreign ministry and local provincial authorities, who have been requested to allow the ships to dock or for their crews to be allowed to be changed.
File photo of Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan delivering a statement in 2019.(PTI Photo)
File photo of Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan delivering a statement in 2019.(PTI Photo)

‘Bizarre’: India dismisses Pak PM’s tweet on discrimination against Muslims

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2020 10:51 AM IST
Imran Khan had followed up on tweets by the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission of the OIC and compared the India’s treatment of Muslims to what the Nazis did to the Jews in Germany.
On March 10, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the UN had delivered a letter from foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to the president of the Security Council, which called on the Council to take up the Kashmir issue.(ANI file photo. Representative image)
On March 10, Pakistan’s permanent representative to the UN had delivered a letter from foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi to the president of the Security Council, which called on the Council to take up the Kashmir issue.(ANI file photo. Representative image)

India’s rejects China’s reference to Kashmir issue

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 10:13 PM IST
The spokesperson of China’s permanent mission to the UN had said on Tuesday that Beijing “pays close attention to the current situation” in Kashmir.
Senior journalist Ashok Malik, a former press secretary to the president, was on Tuesday appointed policy advisor in the external affairs ministry.(ANI Twitter)
Senior journalist Ashok Malik, a former press secretary to the president, was on Tuesday appointed policy advisor in the external affairs ministry.(ANI Twitter)

Ashok Malik, former press secy to President Kovind, appointed advisor in MEA

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2019 10:29 PM IST
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved the appointment of Ashok Malik, a distinguished fellow in the Observer Research Foundation, on contractual basis for a period of two years.
Saina Nehwal in action during the 2019 Badminton World Championships.(REUTERS)
Saina Nehwal in action during the 2019 Badminton World Championships.(REUTERS)

‘I have an urgent request,’ Saina Nehwal seeks help from External Affairs Ministry after facing visa issues for Denmark Open

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2019 07:14 PM IST
The 29-year-old Saina, an Olympic bronze medallist, had finished runner-up in the tournament last year, losing to Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu-Ying in the final.
Just hours before her death, veteran BJP leader and former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj had tweeted thanking Prime Minister Modi after Parliament scrapped Article 370, which provided for special status of Jammu and Kashmir.(Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Just hours before her death, veteran BJP leader and former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj had tweeted thanking Prime Minister Modi after Parliament scrapped Article 370, which provided for special status of Jammu and Kashmir.(Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)

‘Waited to see this day in my lifetime’, tweeted Sushma Swaraj. Her last

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 11, 2020 07:07 AM IST
The scrapping of Article 370 has been BJP’s promise in every election manifesto and which was realised today when Parliament put its stamp of approval on it.
Minister of state MJ Akbar(HT File Photo)
Minister of state MJ Akbar(HT File Photo)

MJ Akbar back in India, to issue statement on sexual harassment allegations

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2018 01:54 PM IST
In the last few days, several women journalists have accused MJ Akbar of sexual misconduct.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi stands at the top of the stairs to his airplane in Kigali, Rwanda on July 24.(AFP Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi stands at the top of the stairs to his airplane in Kigali, Rwanda on July 24.(AFP Photo)

Provide list of private persons who accompanied PM Modi on foreign tours: CIC to MEA

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2018 04:32 PM IST
Chief Information Commissioner R K Mathur ordered the list of private persons (not linked with security) who travelled with the Prime Minister of India at government expenditure should be provided to an appellant.
Mehul Choksi is a co-accused in the Rs 13,600-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud.(File Photo)
Mehul Choksi is a co-accused in the Rs 13,600-crore Punjab National Bank loan fraud.(File Photo)

Extradition among options India trying to get back Mehul Choksi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayanth Jacob
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 11:21 PM IST
Another option would be initiating the legal process to prove that Mehul Choksi acquired Antigua citizenship to escape Indian law.
Sushma Swaraj blocked a follower on Twitter who questioned her role in the transfer of a passport department official.(PTI File Photo)
Sushma Swaraj blocked a follower on Twitter who questioned her role in the transfer of a passport department official.(PTI File Photo)

‘Lijiye block kr diya’: Sushma Swaraj hits back at Twitter critic over inter-faith couple’s passport

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 03, 2018 04:17 PM IST
Sushma Swaraj has been the subject of offensive tweets for days after she helped Tanvi Seth, wife of Mohammad Anas Siddiqui, get her passport after an officer allegedly harassed her.
External affairs ministry said there is no change in India’s position on China’s One Belt One Road initiative.(HT File Photo)
External affairs ministry said there is no change in India’s position on China’s One Belt One Road initiative.(HT File Photo)

No change in India’s position on China’s Belt and Road Initiative: MEA

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2018 11:52 AM IST
The initiative includes the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor that goes through the Pakistan Occupied Kashmir.
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