Harsh Vardhan Shringla
Indian diplomat (born 1962)
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Harsh Vardhan Shringla is an Indian Foreign Service Officer serving as the 33rd and current Foreign Secretary of India, since 29 January 2020. He previously served as the Ambassador of India to the United States of America, High Commissioner to Bangladesh and Ambassador to Thailand.
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Foreign Secretary Shringla arrives in London for talksAnnouncing the visit, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said he will also discuss regional and global issues of mutual interest with his counterpart in the UK. Shringla's UK counterpart would be..
India, Japan can shape multipolar world, says Foreign Secretary Harsh ShringlaIndia, the US, Australia, Japan have a quad grouping that had the first heads of govt level meeting earlier this year virtually.
India condemns Danish Siddiqui’s killing; Taliban give body to Red CrossExpressing condolences to Siddiqui’s family, Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani said the journalist, who was employed by an international news agency, had been killed while covering the Taliban..
At UNSC, Foreign Secretary Shringla extends support to Libya's National Unity govtIndia's Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla extended support to Libya's National Unity government with New Delhi willing to provide "capacity building and training assistance in mutually..
As India takes UNSC Presidency, Foreign Secretary Shringla heads to New York for consultationsEach of the 15 members of the UNSC gets to be the President of the body for a period of one month.
FS Shringla, US Charge d'Affaires discuss Indo-US ties, regional issuesForeign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and US Charge d'Affaires here Atul Keshap on Monday discussed the Covid-19 pandemic, bilateral relations and regional issues, as they agreed to maintain the..
India ticks off UN secy gen for remarks on J&K kidsIndia ticked off UN secretary general Antonio Guterres for his remarks on child casualties in J&K and other Indian states as it urged caution over attempts to “selectively” expand mandate and..
Businesses creating stable supply chains to deal with pandemic level shocks: Harsh Shringla
India in talks with Pfizer, J&J, Moderna for local manufacturing of COVID vaccines: Harsh Vardhan ShringlaLast month saw India getting the first batches of Suptink V vaccines, which will be also produced by Indian companies.
Government steps in to expedite WHO approval for CovaxinToI has learnt that foreign secretary Harsh Shringla will hold a meeting with Bharat Biotech, the manufacturer of Covaxin, on Monday to expedite the process of WHO approval for the indigenously..
Countries vow to assist Covid-hit India at first Indo-Pacific group meet since Biden's winThe Indo-Pacific group, also known informally as the ‘Quad Plus’ resumed their engagement in 2021, the first time in the Biden administration. On Friday evening, foreign secretary Harsh Shringla..
Massive additional capacities to ramp up coronavirus vaccine production: Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan ShringlaMassive additional capacities to ramp up coronavirus vaccine production are being created in India and the country will continue to work with its international partners to boost the manufacturing,..
Not looking at it in policy terms: Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on foreign assistance to IndiaAt a media briefing, Shringla said India had supplied essential pharmaceutical products including hydroxychloroquine, paracetamol and even Remdesivir to geographies across the globe in view of the..
Private companies sourcing equipment from abroad including China: GovtForeign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Thursday informed that some essential medical supplies and equipment to combat the Covid-19 surge in India are being sourced from China.
Medical equipment to combat Covid-19 surge being sourced from China, informs CentreForeign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Thursday informed that some essential medical supplies and equipment to combat the Covid-19 surge in India are being sourced from China.
India focusing on procuring oxygen-related equipment to deal with Covid: ShringlaIndia is looking at getting around 550 oxygen generating plants, 4,000 oxygen concentrators and 10,000 oxygen cylinders from abroad to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, foreign secretary Harsh..
Links with our neighbours to boost economy of NE: Shringla
PM Modi's visit to temples in Bangladesh should be seen in larger context: Shringla
Instead of terror, both India and Bangladesh want to see love in entire world: PM ModiPM also interacted with members of the Matua community during which NSA Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla were also present.
'Gross interference': India summons UK envoy, slams House debate on farm stirIndia on Tuesday summoned the British high commissioner and conveyed strong opposition to the "unwarranted" and "tendentious" debate on the farmer protests by a section of UK parliamentarians in the..
India, Japan working on reliable value chain, connectivity in Northeast: Foreign Secretary ShringlaJapan is the fourth largest investor in India and around 1400 Japanese companies are present in India.
Peace at border important for economic engagement: Shringla on India-China ties
India, Russia ties strong enough to navigate complexities of present world: ShringlaIndia's strategic ties with Russia has very deep historic roots which provide stability and trust strong enough to navigate the complexities of the current world, foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan..
Foreign secretary: No normal India-China ties till border tenseForeign secretary Harsh Shringla said the two countries could not have a normal relationship if the border areas continued to witness transgressions. The remark follows comments by Beijing last month..
India, China cannot have 'normal' relationship if there is 'transgression' in border areas: Shringla
Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla to visit Russia todayIndia's Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla will be on a 2-day visit to Russia from Wednesday.
Shringla headed to Moscow as India re-engages old ally Russia
An Indo-Pacific guided by norms and governed by rules is article of faith for India: ShringlaA rules-based Indo-Pacific with freedom of navigation, open connectivity and respect for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of all states is an article of faith for India, foreign secretary..
Will support Africa without conditionalities: India at UNSCAs several African countries grapple with a debt crisis after having acquired concessional loans from China, India on Wednesday said it was committed to supporting Africa as per African priorities and..
India's culture, art integral to its soft power: Foreign secretary Shringla"Tradition must coexist with modernity. I am aware that systems alone cannot foster creativity. Even so, our constant endeavour must be to act as enablers of the youth -- many of whom have tuned in..
Harsh Vardhan Shringla inaugurates three schools built under Indian assistance in Nepal's Gorkha district
India sees itself as Nepal's 'foremost friend and development partner', says Shringla
Nepal occupies special place in our hearts: Foreign Secretary Harsh ShringlaOn the second day of his two-day visit to Nepal, India's foreign secretary Harsh Shringla inaugurated the India-built projects.
Important to respect each other's sensitivities, say India and NepalAfter months of rancour over a territorial dispute, India and Nepal Thursday took a significant step towards normalisation of bilateral ties in the form of foreign secretary Harsh Shringla's visit to..
India, Nepal agree to advance ties as foreign secretary Harsh Shringla meets Nepal's top leadership
India, Nepal share 'very strong' relationship: Foreign secretary Harsh ShringlaIndia shares a "very strong" relationship with Nepal and is keen to further strengthen the bilateral ties, foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said on Thursday as he began his two-day official..
Foreign secretary Shringla to travel to Nepal on November 26-27
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India shares evidence of Pak's involvement in Nagrota attack with international communityIndia's foreign secretary Harsh Shringla briefed the first set of foreign envoys of Pakistan's involvement in the Nagrota terror attack on Monday.
Foreign Secretary briefs envoys of key nations on attempts by Pakistan-based JeM to carry out terror attack in Jammu and KashmirForeign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday briefed a group of foreign envoys, including from the US, Russia and France on the planned terror attack by Pakistan-based terrorist group JeM in..
Looking forward to working with new US administration: Foreign Secretary Harsh ShringlaShringla's comments come days after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President-Elect Joe Biden spoke with each other with the focus being on Indo Pacific, COVID pandemic, climate change among..
Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla holds bilateral meetings with Maldivian leadership
India stands with Maldives' democratic journey: Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan ShringlaDuring his two-day visit to the Maldives, Shringla extended New Delhi's support for the country's "democratic journey" and signed a number of MoUs on infrastructure projects.
Say no to debt-trap diplomacy: Harsh ShringlaAs China's BRI continues to provoke allegations of debt-trap diplomacy, India has again underscored the significance of sustainable and transparent infrastructure development. Without naming China,..
In Germany, Foreign Secretary Shringla highlights common fight against terrorism, joint strategy on Indo-PacificDuring his meetings with German interlocutors in Berlin, Foreign Secretary told that India is "stunned by the recent terror attacks in France" and these are threats to "our common democratic values and..
MEA to brief foreign envoys on India's COVID-19 response, vaccine development on Nov 6India will be briefing foreign envoys and diplomats based in Delhi next week in a mega exercise on its COVID-19 action plan. The briefing will be done by India's foreign secretary Harsh Shringla.
Set-up of radicalism in place, can’t pretend these are lone-wolf hits: ShringlaWith France gripped by fear of terror attacks, foreign secretary Harsh Shringla during his visit to Paris this week underscored India’s position that terrorism, and the radicalism that gives rise to..
COVID-19 vaccine development: India increases engagement with Myanmar, BangladeshRecently, India's foreign secretary Harsh Shringla had visited both the countries and cooperation on the COVID-19 vaccine was one of the key focuses of the meet.
India dealt with border crisis with China with firmness, maturity: Foreign secretaryIndia has dealt with the "worst crisis" in decades along its border with China with "firmness and maturity" despite facing the challenge of the coronavirus pandemic, foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan..
Foreign secretary Shringla begins 3-nation tour on Thursday
Head of Afghan peace council Abdullah Abdullah holds talks with NSA DovalIn the talks, Doval was accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff Gen Bipin Rawat, Army Chief Gen MM Naravane, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and Joint Secretary (Pakistan-Afghanistan-Iran..