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  • US: President Donald Trump to slap tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has escalated his trade war with China, saying his administration would impose tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods and was also prepared to tax all imports. Trump, in a statement released late Monday, showed no sign of backing down from the type of full-blown trade war between the world’s two largest economies that has rattled financial markets, saying he was prepared to “immediately” place tariffs on

  • Another meeting with Xi Jinping will further solidify special relation between China and North Korea, says Kim Jong-un

    Pyongyang: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has expressed a desire to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping soon in order to consolidate ties with the neighbouring country, state media reported on Monday. Kim expressed his wish to Li Zhanshu, the number-three of the Chinese regime, who he met on Sunday in Pyongyang during a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the establishment of North Korea, according to the state run Korean Central News

  • PM Narendra Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping during BRICS Summit

    Johannesburg: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Chinese President Xi Jinping here and emphasised the need to maintain the “momentum” generated during their two recent meetings. Modi, who is here to attend the 10th BRICS Summit, met Xi for the third time in nearly four months.

  • Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi, says PM bowed to Chinese pressure, cites report of shelving new army unit

    New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi today cited a media report to hit out at Narendra Modi‘s visit to China in April, saying never in India’s history has a prime minister “capitulated to pressure from a foreign power as this one has”. Gandhi, who took to Twitter to attack the prime minister, tagged a media report which claimed that the Army has

  • India needs to be wary of foxy China

    India can ill afford to be coy with China. The Chinese are spreading their tentacles all across Asia and there cannot be any escape from confrontation with it unless this country surrenders to the hegemonic designs of the dragon.

  • PM Modi-Xi Jinping summit a ‘good thing’: White House

    Washington:  The White House has given a thumbs up to last week’s meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, saying it was a “good thing” that the world leaders were getting along.

  • India, China militaries to set up hotline after Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping summit

    Beijing: The militaries of India and China have reportedly agreed on the long-pending proposal to set up a hotline between their headquarters after the informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping in Wuhan, the official Chinese media said today. Modi met Xi last week in an unprecedented two-day ‘heart-to-heart’ summit to “solidify” the India-China relationship.

  • Friendship with China is unavoidable for India

    The first informal summit in Wuhan spread over two days on July 27 and 28 between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has endeavoured to put the bilateral relations on an even keel between the two major Asian neighbours. It has sought to activate mechanisms for dialogue which had inexplicably been side stepped.

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping extends greeting for International Labour Day

    Beijing : Chinese President Xi Jinping has extended a greeting and good wishes to ‘hardworking model workers’ in China on International Labour Day. Xi sent the greetings in a reply letter to a group of model workers, studying at the China University of Labour Relations in Beijing on Monday, Xinhua reported.

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    PM Narendra Modi skipped critical issues on ‘casual’ China visit: Shiv Sena

    New Delhi: The Shiv Sena on Monday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his just-concluded China visit, claiming it was a “casual” tour during which he avoided taking up crucial bilateral issues with President Xi Jinping in view of the next year’s general elections.

  • 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.

  • China and India have set pace for world economy, says PM Narendra Modi in Wuhan

    Wuhan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday asserted that China and India have set the pace for the world economy for the last 1,600 years respectively. At the delegation-level talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at East Lake Guesthouse, Prime Minister Modi thanked the former for inviting him to Wuhan.

  • PM Narendra Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping meet in Wuhan for ‘heart-to-heart’ summit; see pics

    Wuhan : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping today began talks at an unprecedented two-day informal summit here during which they will have a series of one-on-one conversations focussing on bilateral, global and regional issues. Prime Minister Modi who arrived here in the central Chinese city early today for the informal summit began talks soon after President Xi hosted a grand welcoming ceremony for him.

  • Wuhan: Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping all set for ‘heart-to-heart’ summit

    Wuhan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are all set to begin their two-day unprecedented “heart-to-heart” summit today at Wuhan, a favourite holiday spot of revolutionary leader Mao Zedong. Prime Minister Modi arrived here early today for the informal summit with President Xi during which officials say the two leaders would hold one-on-one conversations focussing on global, regional and bilateral issues.

  • One-on-one talks at museum, walks by lake side and boat ride to mark Modi-Xi meeting

    Beijing: A one-on-one meeting, a tour of one of the best known museums of China, dinner and a stroll by a picturesque lake followed by a boat ride on the Yangtze river will mark the two-day unprecedented informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping beginning here on Friday.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi to leave for China today

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for China on Thursday evening to attend an informal summit, to be hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan city on April 27 and 28. This informal discussion is going to take place for the first time after 1954.