Visa Authority suspends Indian visa for Canadian residents

 The Indian Mission in Canada has once again updated its Visa Application page on BLS International reinstating a ticker that cites temporary suspension of Visa services till further notice for operational reasons. The ticker on the BLS International Website was briefly removed from the Wesbite but has since been restored. As per BLS International, interested visa applicants have been advised […]

Technical issue with plane resolved, Justin Trudeau expected to depart for Canada today

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his delegation are expected to depart on Tuesday afternoon as the technical issue with his aircraft has been resolved, authorities said. Mohammad Hussain, Press Secretary of Canada’s Prime Minister’s Office, confirmed the development to ANI. “The technical issue with the plane has been resolved. The plane […]

Argentina President praises India for successfully hosting G20 Summit amid ongoing world situation

Argentina President Alberto Fernández praised India for successfully hosting the G20 Summit amid the ongoing world situation, including the Ukrainian conflict. Fernandez said, “India has been a wonderful host and president of the G20…It is a very hard moment to organise an event such as the G20 right now because of the Ukrainian conflict and the situation that […]

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in India for G20 Summit

French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday arrived in New Delhi to attend the G20 Summit hosted by India under its Presidency on September 9-10. Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel received Macron at Delhi’s Palam airport. He was given a rousing welcome at the airport with a cultural dance performance. Macron is […]

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni arrives in India for G20 Summit

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni arrived in New Delhi on Friday to attend the G20 Summit scheduled to be held under India’s Presidency on September 9-10. Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shobha Karandlaje welcomed Meloni at the airport. Earlier this March, Meloni had visited India to attend the eighth edition […]

India believes code of conduct for South China Sea should be effective, in accordance with UNCLOS: PM Modi

Calling for joint efforts to strengthen the sovereignty and territorial integrity of all countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the Code of Conduct for the South China Sea should be effective and in accordance with UNCLOS. In his remarks at the East Asia Summit on Thursday, the Prime Minister said […]

COP28 announces largest global convening of business, philanthropy leaders around climate, nature

The COP28 Presidency will host the Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum (BPCF) on 1st and 2nd December, held concurrently with the world Leaders World Climate Action Summit. This CEO-level Forum will mobilise global business leaders and philanthropists to progress action in line with the COP28 Presidential Action Agenda to advance cross-sectoral progress around […]

Egyptian jet gets refuelled midair by Indian Airforce aircraft during Exercise BRIGHT STAR-23

Indian Air Force (IAF) IL-78 air-to-air refuelling aircraft refuelled aircraft from the Egyptian Air Force during Exercise BRIGHT STAR-23, informed Indian Air Force on Sunday. Taking to X, (formerly Twitter), IAF said, “Showcasing the bonds of friendship in the skies over Egypt during Exercise Bright Star, where the Indian Air […]

Russia’s Luna-25 Moon mission ends in failure as India’s Chandrayaan-3 prepares for landing

 Russia’s lunar exploration efforts suffered a setback as their Luna-25 spacecraft tragically crashed into the surface of the moon after losing control. Director of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Annapurni Subramaniam, commented on the situation, saying, “A very big credential regarding space exploration 50 years ago and they attempted this […]

Brother of murdered former Merchant Navy officer writes to MEA, seeks extradition of ‘killer’ from UAE

Manjit Singh Virdi, the brother of Manmohan Singh Virdi, a retired Merchant Navy captain based in Maharashtra, has sought justice for the latter who, he claimed, was murdered at his Lonavla bungalow by his neighbours Hussain Shattaf, his wife Waheeda Shattaf and Zaanish Khan. The Pune Rural police has registered an FIR […]