Category Archives: International

Rajyavardhan Rathore to attend World Youth Forum, Egypt

Rajyavardhan Rathore

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) Youth Affairs and Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore has left to attend World Youth Forum, scheduled to be held at Sharam El Shiekh, Egypt. Col Rathore has been deputed on behalf of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to represent the country at the Forum.

The five-day forum will be inaugurated by the President of Egypt… Read More

Rajesh Vaishnaw appointed High Commissioner to Malta

Rajesh Vaishnaw IFS

Shri Rajesh Vaishnaw IFS (1996), presently Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Malta.He is expected to take up his assignment shortly.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Rajesh Vaishnaw the very best.… Read More

Sibi George appointed Ambassador to Switzerland

Sibi George IFS

In an Indian Bureaucracy appointment news update, Shri Sibi George IFS (1993) presently Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Aftairs has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Switzerland vice Ms Smita Purushottam. He is expected to take up his assignment shortly.

Shri George has also served as deputy chief of mission of Indian embassy … Read More

Manika Jain appointed Ambassador to the Kingdom of Cambodia

Manika Jain IFS

In an Indian Bureaucracy appointment news update, Ms. Manika Jain IFS (1993) presently Consul General of India, Melbourne has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Ms. Jain has served in Indian Missions in Portugal, Myanmar and Indonesia. At Headquarters, she has been on deputation to the Ministry of Commerce and worked… Read More

Petroleum Minister wishes the best to Team India for WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

Petroleum Minister

In a move to motivate the competitors representing India at the world stage, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan extended his best wishes to the vibrant team from India which will represent the country at the WorldSkills International Abu Dhabi 2017, scheduled from 14thRead More

Nisha Desai Biswal appointed president | US India Business Council

Nisha Desai Biswal

Ms. Nisha Desai Biswal, former Indian-American assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia has been appointed as the new president of US India Business Council (USIBC). Ms Biswal was the assistant secretary of state for South and Central Asia, in which capacity she spearheaded the India and South Asia policy of the previous Obama Administration.… Read More

India seeks zero tolerance against crimes by UN personnel

India seeks zero tolerance

India sought zero tolerance against criminal acts committed by personnel working on UN missions globally, saying such crimes are highly damaging for the image and credibility of the world body.

Addressing a committee meeting of the UN General Assembly, First Secretary at Permanent Mission of India to the UN, Yedla Umasankar said that at a broader level, the… Read More

GST to facilitate ease of doing business | European Union

GST Collection

The European Union (EU) gave thumbs up to India’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) saying the new tax regime would facilitate ease of doing business.

Visiting EU leaders also welcomed India’s efforts to promote economic and social development and expressed interest in participating in initiatives such as ‘Make in India’ ‘Digital… Read More

Oil shipment a significant milestone in India-US partnership

Oil shipment a significant milestone in India-US partnership

The US administration has said that with the arrival of first American oil shipment in Odisha this week marks a significant milestone in India-US partnership. The first of a series of new shipments of crude oil from the United States reached Odisha on 2nd of this month.

US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert told reporters at her daily news conference… Read More

Rescue of US citizen from Leh by IAF Helicopter

Rescue

IAF was requested by US Embassy through Ministry of Defence to help in locating and rescue of US citizen Ms Margaret Allen Stone. Ms Stone had set out for trekking in the Ladakh region and had been held up in Zhingchan area at a distance of 75 Km from Leh since 06 Sep 17 due to injury. Her condition had deteriorated during this prolonged period of lack of care. She was… Read More

Belarus and India MoU in oil and gas sector approved

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Belarus in oil and gas sector

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Belarus in the oil and gas sector. The MoU was signed on 12th September, 2017 during the visit of President of Belarus to India.

The MoU will promote bilateral relationship between India and Belarus… Read More