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 Army chief to visit Saudi Arabia, UAE next week

This is army chief's 3rd foreign visit, amidst the Covid pandemic. He has been to Myanmar, Nepal. The focus is now on the Arab world

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‘May impact ties’: India summons Canadian envoy over Trudeau's remark on farmers' protest

India also raised the issue of "safety and security" of Indian missions and consulates since the comments, MEA statement said "encouraging gatherings of extremist activities in front of our High…

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Major embarrassment for Pakistan at UN: Over 100 countries decline to extend support to resolution backed by it

The abstentions were majorly from the European Union and the west over a straitjacketed view of ongoing freedom of expression versus religion debate. EU saw the resolution, while barely taking a…

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How Russia, India worked together for world's 'loneliest' elephant to reach new home

The elephant reached his new home via Delhi onboard Russian airlines Aviacon Zitotrans's IL-76TD cargo aircraft.

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India opens four trade routes with Bhutan

New Delhi has also given a go-ahead to Jogighopa and Pandu riverine ports for connectivity. Both ports are located on India's national waterway along the Brahmaputra passing through Assam.

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India calls out UN selectivity on missing out Indic religions

India's First Secretary to UN, Ashish Sharma said, "We fully agree that anti-Semitism, Islamaphobia and anti-Christian acts need to be condemned and India firmly condemns such acts. However, UN…

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Foreign envoys to visit Hyderabad on Dec 9 to see India's covid vaccine programme

Several foreign envoys will be visiting Hyderabad on December 9 to see India's covid vaccine development programme

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Pakistan agrees on the name of Suresh Kumar as India's top diplomat in Islamabad

Pakistan has sent approval for the appointment of India's new Charge d’Affaires (CDA) at its mission in Islamabad

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India invites UK PM Boris Johnson for Republic Day celebrations

Earlier in November, acting British High Commissioner to India Jan Thompson  hadsaid Boris Johnson will soon make an "in person" visit to India.

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Terror has emerged as a means of waging war, requires global action: India at UN

India has been calling for the passing of the Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) at the UN. CCIT calls for a common definition of terror and the criminalization of…

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Violent clash at Galwan valley was ‘planned’ by Chinese government: Top US panel

According to the report, some evidence suggested the Chinese government had planned the incident, potentially including the possibility for fatalities.

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Nepal foreign minister to visit India in December

India has been involved in a number of projects in the country and plans to operationalise Jayanagar-Kurtha cross-border rail line

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India slams Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's 'Ill-informed' comments on farmer protests

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has expressed 'concerns' at a Gurpurab event about farmer's protest taking place in New Delhi

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Reiterating stance, India refuses to support China's mega connectivity project at SCO

At previous SCO meets, India has stayed away from supporting OBOR

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Kazakh President to visit India in early 2021

Speaking exclusively to WION, Kazakh envoy Yerlan Alimbayev said, 'Kazakhstan is interested in expanding ties with India, given its growing role in world economy and politics'

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