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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2020

On 9 January 1915, Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from South Africa, to commemorate the return,  9th January was chosen to be celebrated as Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (Non-Resident Indian Day) in the year 2000 by the External Affairs Ministry of India with the aim to promote unity among the Indian diaspora and to mark the ..

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Ministry of External Affairs creates “NEST” to increase investment coordination

The Ministry of External Affairs is to set up a new division called NEST-New and Emerging Strategic Technologies. The division will work to increase investment coordination among the states of the country and also with the foreign countries. Highlights The NEST will act as a nodal point to exchange views with foreign governments. This will ..

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‘Raisina Dialogue 2020’ from 14th-16th January in New Delhi

The multilateral conference that has emerged as India’s flagship conference since its inception in the year 2016 on geoeconomics and geopolitics is organized annually in New Delhi. In collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, the Conference is organized by the Indian independent think tank- Observer Research Foundation (ORF).  The multi-stakeholder dialogue is structured for ..

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Senior diplomat Harsh Vardhan Shringla to be new Foreign Secretary

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Harsh Vardhan Shringla, currently serving as India’s ambassador to United States (US), as the next foreign secretary. He is likely to take over will take over as next Foreign Secretary soon after Republic Day, 2020 i.e. on 29 January for a two-year tenure. HV ..

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MEA hosts 6th Indian Ocean Dialogue, Delhi Dialogue XI

Union Ministry of External Affairs will be hosting 6th Indian Ocean Dialogue (IOD) and Delhi Dialogue XI at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra in New Delhi on 13 December 2019. This is for the first time that these two dialogues, which are key elements of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), and India-ASEAN calendars will be held consecutively ..

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