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  • PM Modi to meet Chinese Prez Xi Jinping on sidelines of G20 meeting in Argentina

    New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in Argentina next month, China’s Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui said Monday. Luo was speaking at the inauguration of the first Joint India-China Training Programme for Afghan diplomats here.

  • No grudge against officers approaching SC: Sitharaman

    New Delhi : Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said she has no “grudge” against a group of Army officers who have approached the Supreme Court to present their views on cases relating to the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).

  • North Korea stages military parade sans missiles

    Pyongyang : On the 70th anniversary of its founding, North Korea on Sunday staged a grand military procession, but did not showcase its intercontinental ballistic missiles, a regular feature in previous marches. The massive procession saw a beeline of military vehicles and soldiers marching past North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the Kim Il Sung Square, located in the heart of Pyongyang, amid huge cheers from the crowd. The soldiers wore uniforms

  • Donald Trump wants to stop subsidies to India

    Chicago : President Donald Trump on Friday said he wants to stop the subsidies that growing economies like India and China have been receiving as he wants the US, which he considers as a “developing nation”, to grow faster than anybody. Addressing a fundraiser event in the Fargo city of North Dakota, he also accused the World Trade Organization (WTO) of allowing China to become a “great economic power”.

  • 30,000 troops at Doklam against China’s 1,000

    New Delhi : Exactly a year after the 73-day military stand-off ended at Doklam with a semblance of “visible normalcy,” India’s defences are much superior with more than 30,000 troops and even a regiment of tanks lined up along eastern Sikkim facing the Chumbi valley as against only about 1,000 Chinese troops permanently stationed there, the defence ministry sources said.

  • China not ‘expansionist’  but won’t give up territory: Xi

    Beijing : Chinese President Xi Jinping told US Defence Secretary James Mattis on Wednesday that China has no plans to create chaos in the world — although he defended his country’s claim to disputed islands in the South China Sea.

  • Kim in China to chalk out his next course of action

    Beijing : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrived here on Tuesday for talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping to chalk out his next course of action after his summit with US President Donald Trump where it was agreed to denuclearise Korean peninsula.


    Now, lift sanction on pyongyang, says china

    Beijing : As US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un held their historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday, a wary China made out a case for lifting of UN sanctions against Pyongyang and highlighted its central role in working out a new peace mechanism for the Korean Peninsula.

  • Iranian President slams US for withdrawing from nuclear deal

    Qingdao (China) : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday slammed the Trump administration for unilaterally dumping the Iran nuclear deal while complimented China, Russia and Europe for trying to protect it.

  • PM Modi to meet Xi on SCO Summit sidelines

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday on the sidelines of the SCO Summit during which they will take stock of the implementation of decisions taken at the informal summit just over a month ago in Wuhan.

  • India, China will work out differences: Indian envoy

    Beijing : India and China will work out their differences to ensure that they progress and prosper together, Indian envoy here Gautam Bambawale said on Wednesday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Summit this week – their second meeting in less than two months.

  • When PM Narendra Modi enjoyed 1982 Bollywood music in China

    Wuhan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping were seen enjoying an instrumental rendition of 1982 Bollywood song ‘Tu, tu hai wahi dil ne jise apna kaha,’ at an event in China’s central Wuhan city yesterday.

  • Cong asks Modi to confront China over Doklam

    New Delhi : The Congress on Friday reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi not to forget India’s strategic interests while interacting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping; Unusual people at usual venues

    China: Usually when world leaders meet, they congregate at high-end boutique hotels, plush convention halls, luxuriant auditoriums, or opulent offices. However, the norm would be broken when two powerful Asian leaders – Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping – will meet for a two-day ‘informal’ summit.

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