U.S. authorities: Indian diplomat 'arrested in the most discreet way possible'

U.S. authorities: Indian diplomat 'arrested in the most discreet way possible'

Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Both the U.S. Secretary of State and the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's office have responded to allegations that Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade was mistreated during her arrest last week for visa fraud.
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U.S. attorney Bharara says Indian diplomat accorded courtesies

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The arrest of Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade in New York did not happen in front of her children as reported, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said.

U.S.Secretary of State Kerry expresses 'regret' over diplomat incident

WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to contain the escalating diplomatic crisis with New Delhi over the arrest of a female Indian diplomat in New York.

India to enhance cybersecurity

NEW DELHI, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- An Indian working group has recommended a government-private sector initiative to enhance cybersecurity to protect India's defense and other government data.

India, China will work on border issues

NEW DELHI, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- India and China agreed to establish a working mechanism for consultation and coordination on border disputes unresolved since their 1962 war, officials said.

Resettlement of displaced Tamils promised

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, May 21 (UPI) -- Sri Lanka says it has drawn up a six-month plan to resettle the more than 275,000 Tamils displaced in the latest military campaign against Tamil rebels.

India encourages Pakistan's Mumbai probe

NEW DELHI, March 17 (UPI) -- India's foreign secretary Tuesday pledged cooperation with Pakistan in helping prosecute the alleged perpetrators of last fall's terrorist attack in Mumbai.

India, Iran meet on IPI pipeline

NEW DELHI, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Officials from India and Iran met Wednesday in New Delhi to discuss moving forward with plans to develop the Iran-Pakistan-India natural gas pipeline.

Indian foreign minister to meet with U.S.

WASHINGTON, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon says he'll discuss events in Pakistan and India's civilian nuclear development in meetings with U.S. officials.

Indian, Pakistani foreign ministers meet

NEW DELHI, July 21 (UPI) -- Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir arrived Monday in New Delhi for the fifth phase of anti-terrorism talks with Indian leaders, officials said.

India, Sri Lanka set up a security group

NEW DELHI, June 27 (UPI) -- India has set up a mechanism with Sri Lanka to establish contact on the security situation and other bilateral issues.

Bush to discuss India's nuke program at G8

NEW DELHI, June 3 (UPI) -- The future of India's nuclear program is expected to be a topic when U.S. President George Bush and India's prime minister meet at the G8 summit in Germany.

Report: Pakistan fights extradition clause

NEW DELHI, April 2 (UPI) -- Pakistan reportedly is opposed to including an extradition clause in a treaty at a South Asian regional group's summit in India.

Pakistan told to cooperate in terror fight

NEW DELHI, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- India Tuesday reportedly gave Pakistan what it says is evidence of Pakistan's links to terrorism, including the July 11 Mumbai train blasts.

Shivshankar Menon or Sivasankara Menon (Malayalam: ശിവശങ്കര്‍ മേനോന്‍, Hindi: शिवशंकर मेनोन, Marathi: शिवशंकर मेनोन) is the present National Security Advisor (NSA) to the Prime Minister of India. He previously served as the Foreign Secretary, the Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and in China and Israel as ambassador and diplomat.

Menon hails from Ottapalam in Palakkad district of Kerala. His father Parappil Narayana Menon was also a career diplomat and served as the ambassador of Yugoslavia in his last days. His grandfather K P S Menon (senior) was India's first foreign secretary, while K P S Menon (Jr), the former Indian ambassador to China, is his uncle.

Menon did his schooling from Scindia School Gwalior, and later did his MA in History from Delhi University.

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