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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Indian Navy to scale up training of Myanmar Navy personnel 

Admiral Karambir Singh held talks with Commander-in-Chief of Myanmar's Navy Admiral Tin Aung San and called on Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing.

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China asks India to review measures taken in the backdrop of coronavirus outbreak 

The Chinese envoy also thanked the Indian side for the support. He said, 'We appreciate and thank the solidarity and support rendered by India.'

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India protests ceasefire violation by Pakistan; calls killing of civilian against professional military conduct 

In a note of protest to Pakistan High Commission, the Ministry of External Affairs condemned the ceasefire violation by Pakistan which targetted Indian civilian areas. 

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Man who led India's Wuhan evacuation operation speaks out; calls the city 'death city', operation a challenging one

The operation was led by Air India's Captain Amitabh Singh. Speaking to our diplomatic correspondent Sidhant Sibal, he narrated his experience and talked about what made this operation full of…

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India gears up as Pakistan all set to rake Kashmir at United Nations Human Rights Council

This is for the second time Pakistan FM will be travelling to Geneva to raise Kashmir after New Delhi removed special status for the erstwhile state in August. 

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Ajmer Sharif Urs: India moots train service for Pak pilgrims, opens window for resumption of suspended services

This can be considered as a window for the resumption of suspended train services between India and Pakistan. 

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India to take second batch of envoys to Jammu and Kashmir 

According to a source, 'A group of envoys from different geographical regions will be visiting Jammu and Kashmir this week'.

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On evacuation of Pakistani students from Wuhan, EAM says was prepared to bring back everyone from the neighbourhood

India had evacuated 654 passengers from Wuhan on January 31 and  February 1 which included 7 Maldivian citizens and one Bangladeshi citizen. 

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As defence ties grow, Maldives requests another vessel from India

In an exclusive chat with WION, Maldives defence minister Mariya Didi lauded the role of New Delhi in evacuating its citizens from Wuhan

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After Indian diplomats, Belarusian diplomats face harassment in Islamabad

On January 21, the Belarusian diplomatic mission received a threatening email against one of its diplomats

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India evacuates 7 Maldivian citizens from Wuhan; FM Abdulla says it demonstrates 'special friendship'

Speaking to WION, Maldives Foreign minister Abdulla Shahid, "We thank Prime Minister Modi and this timely assistance once again. This once again clearly demonstrates the special friendship that…

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Madagascar welcomes India's help to deal with floods; PM Ntsay says Indian Navy's presence is welcomed

Madagascar PM Christian Ntsay said both countries enjoy, 'excellent relation', adding, he is 'proud' to 'witness of solidarity and generosity and brotherhood between' the two countries.

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Budget 2020: Indian aid to neighbouring countries stands at around 5,000 crore; Nepal sees a cut

While three countries saw an increase in aid by India, four countries saw a cut in Indian aid.

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Pakistan snubbed again: Vote on CAA resolution delayed in European Union Parliament; New Delhi lauds friends of India

Government sources welcomed the development and said, "Friends of India prevailed over the Friends of Pakistan in the European Parliament today."

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UK launches £4 million fund for researchers in India

The fund aims at developing tech solutions to social, economic and environmental challenges in India and is focused on two major tech clusters, artificial intelligence in Karnataka and future…

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