External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup, credited with expanding foreign ministry's social media outreach and handling sensitive issues deftly, was on Thursday appointed India's High Commissioner to Canada. A 1986-batch IFS officer, Swarup, whose debut novel Q & A was made into the Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire, had helmed the high-profile office since April 2015 when India's external engagement witnessed a major traction. Swarup is at present an additional secretary ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Vikas Swarup appointed India's next envoy to Canada - Sify, 2 months ago
MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup appointed envoy to Canada - Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Rajeev Sharma tells us: Gopal Baglay will take over as the ministry of external affairs's spokesperson any day after February 19. Currently joint secretary in the MEA's Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran division, Baglay is from the 1992 batch of the Indian Foreign Service.Baglay replaces Vikas Swarup, IFS batch 1986, who has been appointed as India's high commissioner to Canada, a post that has been lying vacant since Ambassador Vishnu Prakash retired several months ago.Vikas Swarup will fly to ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Gopal Baglay takes charge as new MEA Spokesperson Sify, 1 month ago
Today, Sushma Swaraj, the Minister for External Affairs, celebrates her 64 th birthday. On this occasion, we take a look at how Swaraj has won the internet with her quick thinking and prompt action to help hundreds of Indians stranded abroad. We take a look ...DNA, 2 months ago
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