“It is very humbling”: Tina Dabi earns global recognition as IAS topper gets Honorary Advisor role at BRICS CCI (Chamber of Commerce & Industries) Young Leaders Initiative

IAS topper Tina Dabi has earned global recognition of her impressive work as a civil servant so early in her career after she was conferred with an Honorary Advisor role at the BRICS CCI (Chamber of Commerce & Industries) Young Leaders Initiative. By her own admission, Tina said that the honour had left her humbled. … Read more

India used Goa BRICS Summit to outmanoeuvre Pakistan: Chinese media

India has “outmanoeuvred” Pakistan by effectively branding it as a “regional pariah” during Goa BRICS-BIMSTEC summit where the country presented itself as a “bright spot”, strengthening its case for the NSG membership and a permanent seat in UNSC, state-run Chinese media said on Wednesday. “Given the uneasy background of Indo-Pak tension, which escalated last month, … Read more

US refrains from commenting on Narendra Modi’s ‘mothership’ remark

India and Pakistan should look for ways to resolve their deeply-held differences peacefully, the US has said even as it refrained from making any comment on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks calling Pakistan as the “mothership” of terrorism. “I have to admit, I have not been briefed on those comments. What I can say in … Read more

China defends Pak after Modi’s ‘mothership’ remark on terror

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Pakistan a “mothership of terrorism”, China today strongly defended its all-weather ally, saying it is against linking any country or religion with terror and asked the world community to acknowledge Pakistan’s “great sacrifices”. In a sharp reaction to a question about Modi’s characterisation of Pakistan at the … Read more

India lauds Brazil support for actions to combat terror: PM Modi

India appreciated Brazil’s support for its actions to combat terrorism on Monday and said the two countries agreed that the world must come together to fight the menace without distinction or discrimination. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also thanked Brazilian President Michel Temer for “understanding India’s aspiration” for membership of the Nuclear Suppliers Group. “My country … Read more

China defends Pakistan after PM Modi’s ‘mothership’ remark on terror

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Pakistan a “mothership of terrorism“, China today strongly defended its all-weather ally, saying it is against linking any country or religion with terror and asked the world community to acknowledge Pakistan’s “great sacrifices”. In a sharp reaction to a question about Modi’s characterisation of Pakistan at the … Read more

सरताज अजीज का आरोप, भारत आतंकवाद पर ब्रिक्‍स देशों को कर रहा गुमराह

पाकिस्तान के ”आतंकवाद की जननी” होने संबंधी प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के बयान पर तीखी प्रतिक्रिया व्यक्त करते हुए पाकिस्तानी प्रधानमंत्री नवाज शरीफ के विदेश मामलों के सलाहकार सरताज अजीज ने आरोप लगाया कि भारतीय नेता इस मुद्दे पर ब्रिक्स देशों को ”गुमराह” कर रहे हैं। अजीज ने कहा, ”मोदी अपने ब्रिक्स और बिम्सटेक सहयोगियों को … Read more

Pakistan accuses PM Modi of misleading BRICS countries on terrorism

Strongly reacting to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks that Pakistan is the “mothership of terrorism”, Nawaz Sharif’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Sunday accused the Indian leader of “misleading” the Brics countries over the issue. “Mr Modi is misleading his Brics and Bimstec colleagues,” Aziz said. He also alleged that the Indian leadership … Read more

Russia keen to invest in India for making defence aircraft

Russia is looking forward to collaborate with India in the manufacture of defence aircraft and spare parts for aircraft. Denis Manturov, Russian Minister for Industries and Trade, said this after visiting Multi-modal International Hub and Airport at Nagpur (MIHAN) on Friday. Manturov, who led a delegation of trade and industry representatives from his country, met … Read more

Hope PM Modi convinces Russia, China to act against Pakistan: Digvijaya Singh

Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday hoped that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be able to impress upon Russia and China to pressurise Pakistan on the issue of cross border terrorism. “We warmly welcome Our Distinguished Guests from BRICS countries. BRICS represent half of World population and constitute 22% of Worlds GDP. Could we be … Read more

BRICS Summit 2016: Russia plans $1 billion India joint fund

In a first, Russia has agreed to pump in $500 million into the Indian infrastructure space, along with an equal investment by the newly formed National Infrastructure Investment Fund (NIIF), to form a $1 billion ‘Russian Indian Investment Fund’. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) will invest $500 million into the joint fund, which will … Read more

India, Russia finalise agreement on units 5, 6 at Kudankulam

Scaling up cooperation in the atomic energy sector, India and Russia have finalised a general framework agreement and credit protocol for setting up units five and six at the Kudankulam nuclear plant. The formal announcement of the pact and the credit protocol is likely to be made after bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi … Read more

Defence, trade on table when Modi, Putin meet on Saturday

Cooperation in key areas of security, defence and trade will be discussed when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold talks on Saturday after which the two sides are expected to conclude “important bilateral agreements”. Announcing Putin’s four-day visit to Goa from 14 to 17 October, External Affairs Ministry said besides attending … Read more

सर्जिकल स्ट्राइक के बाद गोवा में होने वाले ब्रिक्स सम्मेलन में आतंकी खतरे की आशंका बढ़ी

गोवा पुलिस ने मंगलवार को कहा है कि भारतीय सेना द्वारा पाकिस्तान के कब्जे वाले कश्मीर में सर्जिकल स्ट्राइक किए जाने के बाद से राज्य में होने वाले आगामी ब्रिक्स सम्मेलन में खतरे की आशंका बढ़ गई है। भाषा की खबर के अनुसार, पुलिस उप-महानिदेशक विमल गुप्ता ने संवाददाताओं से कहा, ‘लक्षित हमलों के बाद … Read more

PM Modi hits out at Pakistan over terrorism, G20 members lay down plan to counter terror financers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a sharp attack on Pakistan, saying that “one single nation” in South Asia is spreading the “agents of terror” as he told the G20 leaders that those who sponsor the menace must be sanctioned and isolated, not rewarded. Soon after Prime Minister Modi’s assertion, the G20 countries, including India, also … Read more