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BRICS lawmakers eye closer parliamentary cooperation

Senior lawmakers of BRICS countries, namely Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, have agreed to strengthen parliamentary cooperation among them.

Oct 15, 2017, 18:36 PM IST
India ranks 40th in Global Competitiveness Index, 3rd among BRICS nations

India ranks 40th in Global Competitiveness Index, 3rd among BRICS nations

India has been placed at 40th spot in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 2017-18.

Sep 27, 2017, 08:23 AM IST
India ranks 103 on global human capital index; among lowest in employment gender gap

India ranks 103 on global human capital index; among lowest in employment gender gap

India also ranks "among the lowest in the world" when it comes to the employment gender gap, but has fared well when it comes to development of skills needed for the future with a rank of 65 out of total 130 countries surveyed.

Sep 13, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

US hails BRICS condemnation of N Korea nuclear test

The US has welcomed the statement by BRICS nation condemning the nuclear test conducted by North Korea, saying it encourages the five-member bloc to contribute to global governance and stability.

Sep 06, 2017, 09:40 AM IST
Islamabad rejects BRICS declaration, says no terror safe havens in Pakistan

Islamabad rejects BRICS declaration, says no terror safe havens in Pakistan

BRICS countries have named Pakistan-based terror groups for causing violence in the region.

Sep 05, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Pak media mum on BRICS labelling home grown JeM and LeT 'threat'

Pak media mum on BRICS labelling home grown JeM and LeT 'threat'

Media in Pakistan is yet to react to this big development

Sep 05, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
South Africa to host BRICS 2018 summit

South Africa to host BRICS 2018 summit

The 10th edition of the annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit will be held in Johannesburg next year, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced on Tuesday.

Sep 05, 2017, 12:08 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to Myanmar as Rohingya refugee crisis worsens

Prime Minister Narendra Modi heads to Myanmar as Rohingya refugee crisis worsens

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss rising violence in Myanmar`s western Rakhine state during a visit that begins on Tuesday, and push for greater progress on long-running Indian infrastructu

Sep 05, 2017, 11:56 AM IST
BRICS 2017: India's diplomatic win, China's stand on terrorism will 'upset Pakistan'

BRICS 2017: India's diplomatic win, China's stand on terrorism will 'upset Pakistan'

BRICS nations unanimously condemning terrorism likely to have major ramifications on China-Pakistan's relationship

Sep 05, 2017, 07:44 AM IST
Modi to meet Xi after BRICS red-flags terrorism

Modi to meet Xi after BRICS red-flags terrorism

The meeting is expected to take place at 10 pm and during which the two leaders are expected to discuss ways to create confidence building measures.

Sep 04, 2017, 22:32 PM IST
China says JeM, LeT in BRICS declaration due to violent activities

China says JeM, LeT in BRICS declaration due to violent activities

BRICS countries on Monday named Pakistan-based terror groups.

Sep 04, 2017, 19:45 PM IST

China avoids Masood Azhar ban issue after BRICS declaration names JeM

China on Monday parried questions on any change in its stand of blocking JeM chief Masood Azhar's banning by the UN, even as the declaration of the BRICS Summit for the first time named the terror outfit along with other Pakistan-based groups for spreading violence in the region.

Sep 04, 2017, 19:22 PM IST
LeT, JeM cannot justify terrorism, declares BRICS – 10 Facts

LeT, JeM cannot justify terrorism, declares BRICS – 10 Facts

Reaffirms that those responsible for committing, organizing, or supporting terrorist acts must be held accountable.

Sep 04, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
China to provide $76 million for BRICS economic initiative

China to provide $76 million for BRICS economic initiative

China will provide USD 76 million for a BRICS economic and technology cooperation plan and another USD 4 million to support the projects of the bloc's New Development Bank, President Xi Jinping announced on Monday.

Sep 04, 2017, 11:39 AM IST
BRICS 2017: PM Modi focuses on need to strengthen solar energy agenda

BRICS 2017: PM Modi focuses on need to strengthen solar energy agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday emphasised the need for cooperation among the BRICS member nations to strengthen the solar energy agenda.

Sep 04, 2017, 11:08 AM IST
BRICS 2017: Chinese journalist singing old Bollywood melody will leave you smiling | Watch

BRICS 2017: Chinese journalist singing old Bollywood melody will leave you smiling | Watch

At BRICS 2017 summit, a Chinese radio journalist has won all hearts with a beautiful rendition of a popular old Hindi song.

Sep 04, 2017, 11:05 AM IST
China BRICS 2017: Modi, Jinping meet under shadows of North Korea's nuclear scare

China BRICS 2017: Modi, Jinping meet under shadows of North Korea's nuclear scare

Chinese President Xi Jinping inaugurated the 9th annual BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit on Monday amid the rising threat of North Korea’s nuclear bomb provocation.

Sep 04, 2017, 07:47 AM IST
PM Narnedra Modi leaves on 5-day visit to China to attend BRICS Summit

PM Narnedra Modi leaves on 5-day visit to China to attend BRICS Summit

His visit comes after the end last week of over two-month long military stand-off at Doklam in the Sikkim section.

 

Sep 03, 2017, 13:37 PM IST
China BRICS 2017 Summit: Doklam stand-off behind, PM Modi likely to raise 'terror' issues

China BRICS 2017 Summit: Doklam stand-off behind, PM Modi likely to raise 'terror' issues

The Prime Minister will depart after inducting the nine new faces in his cabinet on Sunday night. 

Sep 03, 2017, 09:17 AM IST
5 banks of BRICS nations sign pact for credit lines: Report

5 banks of BRICS nations sign pact for credit lines: Report

The agreement on credit ratings reportedly enables them to share information about internal credit ratings and rating assessment.

Sep 03, 2017, 00:09 AM IST