Nepal Minister meets Sushma Swaraj, offers condolences on Vajpayee’s death

New Delhi, Aug 17 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday met Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Gyawali who conveyed condolences from his country’s leadership over the passing away of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. “Deepest condolences conveyed by our friends from Nepal on the loss of a visionary leader!” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson […]

Working on rescheduling Mamata’s visit to China: Envoy

Kolkata, Aug 17 : Chinese Consul General in Kolkata Ma Zhanwu on Friday said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s trip to that counrty earlier this year got cancelled due to “technical problems” from the Chinese side and revealed that they are working on rescheduling her visit in the coming months. “The visit did not […]

Canada condoles passing away of Vajpayee

New Delhi, Aug 17 : Canada on Friday condoled the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee whose last rites were performed earlier in the day. “Canada extends its sincerest condolences to the people of India following the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who devoted his life to the benefit of […]

Vajpayee was genuine friend, says Israel

Jerusalem, Aug 17 : Condoling the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Israel on Friday said that it will always remember him as a genuine friend. “We extend our deepest condolences to the government and people of India at the loss of India’s former Prime Minister Vajpayee,” the Israel Foreign Ministry said […]

A piece of China for Durga Puja visitors in Kolkata this year

Kolkata, Aug 17 : In a bid to boost cultural exchanges with eastern India, the Chinese consulate here has joined hands with a city-based Durga Puja committee to recreate a slice of authentic China in the marquee premises and would fly in a team of 25 artisans from Yunnan province during the festival this year, […]

Pakistani, Lankan Ministers meet Sushma to condole Vajpayee’s death

New Delhi, Aug 17 : Pakistani and Sri Lankan Ministers on Friday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj here after Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s cremation and conveyed their condolences over the passing away of the former Prime Minister. “Remembering a visionary who dreamed terror-free and prosperous subcontinent!” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted following a […]