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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.

Pakistan remains on FATF grey list, asked to fulfil its commitments by February 2020

The outcome comes after a week-long meet of the FATF's plenary in Paris which started on Monday.

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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's speech was the longest at UNGA 2019

The last time a leader spoke for this long was when Libya's former leader Muammar al-Gaddafi spoke for around 96 minutes in 2009.

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Sky is limit as inaugural flight bridges distance between Chennai and Jaffna 

Regular commercial flights between Chennai and Jaffna will start from early November 2019. 

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President to visit Philippines and Japan, will also represent India at Enthronement Ceremony of new Japanese Emperor

India has a working group with the country on counter terrorism that last met in 2017 and had given $500,000 to Marawi city after terrorist linked to Islamic State had tried to take over the city…

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Registration to visit Kartarpur Corridor to start from October 20, set for inauguration in November

More than 2500 Indian citizens are expected to witness the inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor.

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What to expect from second informal summit between Modi and Xi

Modi and Xi are expected to spend three hours together and overall six hours in 24 hours visit of the Chinese President.

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India expresses 'deep concern' over Turkish invasion of northern Syria; Pak lauds Ankara’s 'positive role'  

Turkey, along with Malaysia and China are the only three countries who have reacted negatively on New Delhi's decision to remove a special status for the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.

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Mamallapuram decked up for second India-China Informal Summit

The first summit took place in Wuhan, China and the focus of this year's summit will be too keep the momentum generated from the last year's summit.

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Ahead of second India-China informal summit, India reaffirms that Kashmir is internal matter

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan was on a two-day visit to China and held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday. 

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PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping getting to business in practical way, says India ahead of second informal summit

The informal summit is unlike the regular summit which involves the signing of MoUs, agreements and joint statements.

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Historical relationship played a clinching role in Mahabalipuram hosting second India-China informal summit

Chinese President Xi is an enthusiast of history and culture and it was evident to PM during the first informal summit in Wuhan so India was looking for the venue with a world heritage site the…

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India, China officially announce second informal summit between PM Modi, President Xi in Chennai

Zhou Enlai, the first Premier of the People's Republic of China, had visited Tamil Nadu in 1956 during a two-day visit. 

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Chinese foreign ministry says Indo-China ties have shown 'sound momentum' ahead of second informal summit

China has said that ties with India have seen "sound momentum" and has suggested a dialogue between India and Pakistan to solve the Kashmir issue.

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India raps Pakistan for raking up Kashmir issue during debate on women's advancement

India highlighted how it gives 'utmost importance' to 'representation of women in decision making positions' and said it is 'proud that the first woman President of the General Assembly was Vijaya…

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India provides 10,000 anti-rabies vaccines to Myanmar

India is planning capacity-building programmes for Myanmar's doctors and paramedics with the help of the Indian Council for Medical Research.

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