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India’s total services exports have increased twelve fold in last two decades to touch US$ 205 bn

Newdelhi:31/7/21:Union Commerce & Industry Minister Shri Piyush Goyal today said that the services sector holds a lot of promise in aiding economic recovery during the post Covid period. Addressing the ‘2nd Indo-US Services Summit’, organised by Indo American Chamber of Commerce (IACC), Shri Goyal observed that India and the US are working towards peace and stability across the world. He ...

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For the first time, Agri Exporters from the remote Districts of India connected to the international buyers from USA, the UAE, and Japan

Newdelhi:30/7/21:Under the Districts as Export Hubs initiative, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) under Department of Commerce in partnership with the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) and Invest India conducted a 2 Day Virtual Outreach Event connecting exporters from the Districts to the buyers outside India. Following the opening ceremony, a virtual trade fair was ...

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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Newdelhi:28/7/21:U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier today. Secretary Blinken conveyed greetings of President Biden and Vice President Harris to the Prime Minister. He briefed Prime Minister on his fruitful exchanges with EAM and NSA earlier in the day and expressed strong commitment to further deepen India US strategic relations in various sectors including ...

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Opening ceremony of Tokyo Olympics 2021concludes at Tokyo Stadium

Tokyo:23/7/21:The Tokyo 2020 Games were inaugurated by Japanese Emperor Naruhito, who became the third member of his family to do so, a month after raising worries about the likely spread of coronavirus during the Olympics. Locals strolling about the gorgeous National Stadium were denied access owing to the crowd control prohibition, despite the fact that guests from all around the ...

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Call on Prime Minister by PGA-elect and Foreign Minister of the Maldives Abdulla Shahid

Newdelhi:23/7/21:The President-elect of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and Foreign Minister of the Maldives, H.E. Abdulla Shahid, called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. H.E. Abdulla Shahid is visiting India in his capacity as President-elect of the 76th session of the UNGA, following the election held in New York on July 7, 2021. Prime ...

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BRICS Labour & Employment Ministers’ Declaration adopted

Newdelhi:15/7/21:Union Minister for Labour & EmploymentShriBhupenderYadavchaired the BRICS Labour & Employment Ministers’ Meetingtoday under India’s Presidency. Ministers of the member countries viz. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africaparticipated in the meeting.   India organized the BRICS Labour & Employment Ministers’ Meetingto exchange views on the impact of Covid-19 on global labour market, enhance information sharing, discuss and agree upon ...

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Minister for Tourism Shri G. Kishan Reddy chairs the BRICS Tourism Ministers’ meeting

Minister for Tourism Shri G. Kishan Reddychaired the BRICS Tourism Ministers’ meeting on 13 July, 2021, as part of India’s BRICS chairship. The Ministers of all the member countries viz. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africaparticipated in the meeting. India organized the BRICS Tourism Ministers’ Meeting as an effective means to promote tourism cooperation among BRICS countries. The meeting ...

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ENVOYS OF FOUR NATIONS PRESENT CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT OF INDIA THROUGH VIDEO CONFERENCE

Newdelhi:6/7/21: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 2.   H.E. Mr. Alberto Antonio Guani Amarilla, Ambassador of Uruguay 3.   H.E. Mr. Jason Keats Matthew Hall, ...

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Nepal in the field of Health Research

Newdelhi:30/6/21:The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India and the Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC), Nepal in 17 November 2020 and 4 January 2021 respectively. .The objectives of this MOU are collaboration on joint research activities of mutual interest such as ...

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India’s term as Chairperson of Governing Body of International Labour Organisation comes to an end

Geneva:25/6/21:Shri Apurva Chandra, Secretary (L&E) completed his tenure as Chair of Governing Body of International Labour Organization today after holding the position for the period October 2020- June 2021.  He has handed over the responsibility of the Chair to Ambassador Anna Jardfelt, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations Office in Geneva. India has assumed the Chairmanship of the Governing Body of ...

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