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21-Jan-2020 Udhampur

V K Singh addresses public outreach programme at Chenani

Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Gen (Retd) V.K Singh today addressed public outreach programme at Kendriya Vidyalaya, Chenani in Udhampur.The programme was attended by Commissioner Secretary, PWD (R&B) Department J&K, Khurshid...

16-Jan-2020 New Delhi

Nitin Gadkari Calls For Preparing A Roadmap on Road Safety

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs  Nitin Gadkari has emphasised upon combined efforts to curb accidents on roads. He said, the Ministry is working  upon reducing deaths on the roads by half in the coming days.Addressing the...

13-Jan-2020 New Delhi

Nitin Gadkari reiterates commitment for making roads safer

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari has reiterated his Ministry’s commitment for making roads safer for all the road users. He said, it will continue with the efforts to reduce road accident fatalities through engaging...

03-Oct-2019 New Delhi

Nitin Gadkari Reviews Progress of National Highways Projects

Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSME has directed officials of National Highways Authority of India to speed up the implementation of projects through faster decision making and stricter monitoring. The Minister, along with...

30-Sep-2019 Pilakhuwa (Uttar Pradesh)

Nitin Gadkari Inaugurates Dasna-Hapur Section of Delhi-Meerut Expressway

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the Dasna-Hapur section of Delhi-Meerut Expressway (package-3) in UP’s Pilakhuwa today. Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways Gen (Retd) V K Singh, Deputy Chief Minister...

31-May-2019 New Delhi

V.K. Singh shifted from External Affairs Ministry

Gen V.K. Singh, who was previously the Minister of State in the External Affairs Ministry, has been moved to the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways in the portfolio allocation announced on Friday for the new government.Both the ministerial incumbents...

27-Apr-2019 Jaipur

Pakistan can never be India's friend: General V.K. Singh

General V.K. Singh (retd), Union Minister of State for External Affairs, said on Saturday that Pakistan can never be a friend of India.Addressing a press conference at the state BJP headquarters here, the former Chief of Army Staff said if India ever considered...

18-Feb-2019 Shimla

Union Minister of State for External Affairs calls on CM

Union Minister of State for External Affairs General V.K. Singh called on the Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur here today.It was a courtesy call.Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj, Urban Development Minister Sarveen Chaudhary, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister...

18-Feb-2019 Shimla

No blame game on Pulwama attack: Gen V.K. Singh

Union Minister Gen V.K. Singh on Monday said it was not the time to indulge in a blame game on the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir without having knowledge of all aspects.It would be too early to comment on the facts in the Pulwama attack, he said.The...

21-Jan-2019 Varanasi

Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas gets underway in Varanasi

The 15th Edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas got off to a grand start at Deendayal Hastakala Sankul in Varanasi today. External Affairs Minister, Smt Sushma Swaraj inaugurated the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas on day one of PBD-2019.Union Minister of State...

17-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Imran Khan propped up by Pakistan Army : V.K. Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Monday said that Pakistan is still virtually being ruled by its Army as new Prime Minister Imran Khan has been propped up by it."After all, if a person is propped up by the Army, the Army still rules," Singh...

29-Aug-2018 Kathmandu

BIMSTEC priority for India: Minister

A day ahead of the start of 4th BIMSTEC Summit, India's Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Wednesday said that the sub-regional group of seven nations was a priority for India as it fulfilled the country's "Neighbourhood First" and "Act...

03-Aug-2018 New Delhi

Nirav Modi extradition sought from UK : V.K. Singh

The government has sent a request to the UK for extraditing fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, who is wanted in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, parliament has been informed."An extradition request has been received in the Ministry...

31-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Ekaani launches another flagship store in Delhi

Ekaani in association with EL’UNIQUE hosted the launch of Ekaani’s second store in Delhi, South Ex- II. Ekaani brings foreign brands like Versace,  Noritake and El’Unique for its customers in Delhi. General VK Singh, Honorable Minister of State for External...

02-Apr-2018 Amritsar

Kin Of Punjabis Killed In Iraq To Get Government Jobs & Rs. 5-5 Lakh

The mortal remains of 38 Indians out of 39 killed in Iraq by Islamic State today reached Guru Ramdas International airport here. The Minister of State for External Affairs Mr. V.K. Singh reached Amritsar with the mortal remains from Iraq in the Indian Air...

08-Feb-2018 New Delhi

China agrees to let Mansarovar Yatra through Nathu La : V.K. Singh

China has agreed to allow Indian pilgrims to Kailash-Mansarovar through Nathu La in Sikkim after the route was closed last year in the wake of the Doklam stand-off.Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply...

22-Jan-2018 New Delhi

India, Asean working on Asia-Pacific disputes settlement : V.K. Singh

Stating that India and the Asean regional bloc have been working on regional security architecture in the Asia-Pacific, Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Monday said that both sides are looking at settling disputes in the region"At the politico-security...

27-Oct-2017 New Delhi

39 missing Indians: V.K. Singh in Iraq again

After the government sought DNA samples from the next of kin of the 39 Indians who went missing in Iraq three years ago, Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh is again visiting the country to seek an update.External Affairs Ministry spokesperson...

13-Sep-2017 Thiruvananthapuram

No ransom paid for release of Kerala priest : V.K. Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs Gen. V.K. Singh on Wednesday said no ransom was paid for the release of Kerala Catholic priest Tom Uzhunnallil.The priest, who was abducted by the Islamic State (IS) terrorists from Aden in March last year, was brought to...

27-Aug-2017 Mumbai

India rescued 80,000 distressed citizens in 3 years : Sushma Swaraj

As many as 80,000 distressed Indians were rescued safely from different countries in three years since the NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday."The MEA now has a humane face......

23-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Indian passports to be bilingual : Sushma Swaraj

Indian passports will henceforth be in both English and Hindi and 10 per cent discount will be given in passport fees to applicants below the age of eight and above 60, the government announced on Friday."From now on, all Indian passports will be in Hindi and...

18-Jun-2017 Beijing

India for more dialogue with China

India looks forward to more mutual dialogue with China, Minister of State for External Affairs Gen. V.K. Singh said on Sunday as he met Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on the eve of BRICS Foreign Minsters' meet.India also wanted to deepen strategic ties with...

13-Jun-2017 Bhubaneswar

Bringing Mallya back to India not easy : V.K. Singh

Union Minister of State for External Affairs General V.K. Singh on Tuesday said that extradition was not a simple issue even as he assured that fugitive liquor baron Vijay Mallya would be brought back to India.He, however, ruled out fixing any time frame for...

21-May-2017 Ghaziabad

Minister lays foundation stone of rest house in Ghaziabad

Union Minister of State V.K. Singh on Sunday laid the foundation stone of a rest house for Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims as also 'Dashmesh Vatika' for Sikh devotees here.The proposed rest house will come up near Haj House here in Uttar Pradesh. City Mayor Ashu...

20-May-2017 Ghaziabad

Ensure Ghaziabad is in smart cities list : V.K. Singh

Union Minister of State for External Affairs General V.K. Singh has asked the officials to focus on developmental activities in such a way that Ghaziabad is included in the list of smart cities.Singh, a Lok Sabha member from Ghaziabad, said during a review...

18-Apr-2017 New Delhi

India's model of cooperation with friends unique : V.K. Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Tuesday said India's model of cooperation with its friends and neighbours is unique as it likes to share the benefits of development with others and treat them as equal partners."India's model of cooperation...

14-Apr-2017 Mumbai

Kashmir video's veracity needs to be checked : V.K. Singh

Union Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Friday said the veracity of a video clip of a Kashmiri youth tied to a security force jeep needed to be established before he could comment on the issue.The video clip allegedly showed a Kashmiri youth...

19-Jan-2017 New Delhi

India to work closely with Asean for regional cooperation : V.K. Singh

Observing that Asean has evolved into a role model for regional cooperation, India on Thursday said it was working closely with it for building regional cooperation. Addressing the second edition of the international conference on 'Asean-India Cultural and Civilisational...

07-Jan-2017 Bengaluru

India woos young diaspora at Pravasi in Bengaluru

India on Saturday wooed its young diaspora to be part of its growth story by tapping emerging opportunities in the country."India offers huge opportunities to be part of its growth story and realise your dreams through development programmes," Minister of...

07-Jan-2017 Bengaluru

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas kicks off in Bengaluru

The 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas or Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Day got off to a colourful start here on Saturday, with the young Indian diaspora from across the world connecting with their motherland and discovering its wonders.Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

04-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Sure India will get NSG membership : V.K. Singh

Though India's bid for membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) was stalled by China last year, Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Wednesday expressed confidence New Delhi's bid will succeed eventually."We are sure that with our record...

04-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Surgical strikes conveyed message to Pakistan : V.K. Singh

Union Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Wednesday said the surgical strikes across the Line of Control in 2016 were aimed to convey to Pakistan that India will not countenance terrorism as the new normal in bilateral relations.Addressing...

04-Jan-2017 New Delhi

Foreign policy aimed at India's growth, security : V.K. Singh

Union Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Wednesday said the primary aim of India's external affairs policy is the growth and development of the country."Prosperity and security are the two bookends on which we have framed our foreign policy....

29-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Latin America can boost India's NSG bid, trade : V.K. Singh

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region can play an important role in India's foreign policy initiatives like membership in the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and reforms in the UN Security Council, Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh has...

17-Nov-2016 New Delhi

India-Afghan shares millennial old culture: V K Singh

India shares a millennial old cultural, social and academic relation with Afghanistan, said Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Thursday.While speaking at the 10th anniversary of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Scholarship to...

04-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Congress, AAP politicising ex-serviceman's suicide : V.K. Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh on Friday accused the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party of politicising an ex-serviceman's suicide and asked if their leaders had attended funerals of soldiers martyred on the borders."Go and ask them if they have...

03-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Ex-soldier who committed suicide was a 'Congress worker' : V.K. Singh

A day after questioning ex-soldier Ram Kishan Grewal's "mental state", former Army Chief General V.K. Singh, now union minister, on Thursday said Grewal was a Congress worker and his suicide was not related to One Rank One Pension (OROP)."He was a Congress...

02-Nov-2016 New Delhi

Mental state of ex-soldier who committed suicide unknown: V.K. Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh said on Wednesday that mental state of the ex-serviceman who committed suicide was not known and the reasons for taking the extreme step should be investigated."He has committed suicide, no one knows what is the...

10-Oct-2016 Bangkok

Prosperity not possible until terrorism ends : V. K. Singh

Union Minister of State for External Affairs V. K. Singh on Monday said that the resolve to create a peaceful and prosperous community will fail unless all partners cooperate with each other to end the menace of terrorism.Singh was speaking at the second Summit...

02-Oct-2016 New Delhi

India has never coveted any country's lands : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said India has never coveted any territory or attacked a country but made sacrifices for the freedom of others."India has never coveted any territory, never attacked another country. Yet thousands of Indians gave their...

02-Oct-2016 New Delhi

Brain drain can be converted into brain gain : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the brain drain can be converted into "brain gain" if the nation started looking at the 27-million strong Indian diaspora spread across the world as a strength rather than numbers."Brain drain worries can be converted...

22-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Action in Uri must be cool and calculated: V.K. Singh

Asserting that action will be taken to avenge the Uri terror attack, Union Minister and former Army chief V.K. Singh on Thursday insisted any action should be taken in a strategically calculated manner instead of acting in haste."You can't get your soldiers killed...

10-Sep-2016

Using pellets in Kashmir is sensible: V.K. Singh

Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh, also a former Indian Army chief, on Saturday described pellet firing as non-lethal and said it was a "sensible and well-thought" decision by the Union Home Ministry to use the weapon for controlling protesting...

02-Sep-2016 New Delhi

Rishi Kapoor honoured at 1st BRICS Film Festival

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor was on Friday felicitated at the opening ceremony of the 1st BRICS Film Festival here by Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathod and Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh for his...

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