Sidhant Sibal

Sidhant Sibal

Sidhant Sibal is the principal diplomatic correspondent for WION. When he is not working, you will find him playing with his dog.

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India to send four more cranes to Iran for Chabahar port by June

Two cranes have already been sent in the month of January.

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Jaishankar-Wang Yi talks: Hotline to be established, Moscow pact recalled

The MEA readout said, "Once disengagement is completed at all friction points, then the two sides could also look at broader de-escalation of troops in the area and work towards the restoration of…

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Ethiopia briefs India about Tigray, says humanitarian aid being delivered

The Tigray crisis has been making global headlines after worsening the situation in that part of Ethiopia. The development comes after clashes broken between the Ethiopian government forces and…

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India, Pakistan agree on 'strict observance' of ceasefire along LoC

The statement was issued after the Indian and Pakistani Director Generals of Military Operations(DGMOs) had held "hotline" talks in which both sides "reviewed" the situation along the Line of…

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More than 100 EU parliamentarians back India-South Africa proposal for Covid vaccine IPR waiver

The proposal for waiver was given by India and South Africa jointly last year. It, however, faces stiff opposition from western countries, including the EU.

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At UNHRC India reminds Turkey of UNSC resolutions on Cyprus, raises Omar Saeed's acquittal

Pakistan was the key focus of India's right of reply at the council, which out of habit raises Kashmir, irking New Delhi

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India, Australia, and France hold trilateral dialogue with Indo-Pacific in focus

With focus on better coordination on Indo Pacific, India, France, and Australia held a trilateral meet on Wednesday at the senior officials' level

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At WTO, LDC group backs India-SA proposal for waiver of IP rights on COVID vaccines

The 35 member LDC group (Least-developed countries) has come out to support the India-South Africa proposal for waiver on IPR or intellectual property rights for COVID vaccine patents

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Imran Khan crossed airspace of India's exclusive economic zone

It is noteworthy that in the aftermath of India removing special status for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan had denied permission for overflight for President Kovind's plane one…

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Terror is a crime against humanity, India's External Affairs Minister Jaishankar tells UNHRC

India's External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has pointed out how terrorism is a "crime against humanity" at the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling for a "clear realization" in the…

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Afghanistan begins COVID vaccination using India made vaccine; Prez Ghani lauds Indian govt, PM Modi

India had gifted 500,000 doses of COVISHIELD vaccines earlier this month to the country

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Pak PM Imran Khan to use Indian air space for travel to Sri Lanka

After India removed special status for Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan had denied permission for overflight for President Kovind's plane one time, and PM Modi's plane twice

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India signs FTA with Mauritius, extends $100 million defence line of credit

In the services sector, India has offered 95 sub-sectors from 11 broad services sectors. This can spur Indian investment in the services sector in Mauritius, especially in the ICT sector with…

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India cleared 3 proposals from Hong Kong on February 5; investment scrutiny remains

The three proposals include two from Japanese companies and one from NRI investors, not something that is 'hardcore' proposals from mainland China. WION has seen the proposals, one of them is…

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Kyrgyz envoy lauds 'hard working' admin for DDC elections in J&K

This is the third such visit of foreign envoys to the union territory in the last one year, but the first one this year

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