India not in favour of armed action in Syria: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday condemned the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime in Syria.

Obama pokes fun at Sarkozy at G-20 sidelines

Sarkozy, 56, is notoriously sensitive about his looks,
dieting constantly, and going out on power runs.

`China for expansion of G-20 role`

Appreciative of the US role in
establishing G-20 which provided a "comfortable" platform to countries like India and China, Beijing wanted gradual expansion of the grouping, according to classified papers released by WikiLeaks.

PM arrives in Frankfurt en route to Delhi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
arrived here Tuesday for a brief halt en route to New Delhi
after attending the G-20 Summit in Toronto.

G-20 Labour Ministers stress on job creation

The first-ever meeting of
Labor Ministers from G-20 countries, including India, that
began Wednesday has stressed on the need to create new jobs
and preservation of the existing ones as the working class
are among most hit.

Speed of global economic recovery is not enough: Manmohan

Observing that the speed of the global economic recovery is not enough, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the G-20 countries has a crucial role to play in the post-crisis period.

G-20 reflects importance of India: Obama

Obama told US Cong that key role given to G-20 in financial crisis reflects importance of India, China.

G-20 at centre of US` cooperative effort: Geithner

US Treasury Secy Timothy Geithner has told lawmakers that the Obama
Administration is placing the G-20 forum at the centre of its global economic cooperative effort.

G-20 Finance Ministers agree to maintain fiscal support

The G-20 Finance Ministers have pledged to maintain the stimulus packages until the global economy is fully back on track and committed to work out an "ambitious outcome" at the UN climate change summit next month.

US-EU should expand its ties with India, China: Barroso

The European Commission on Thursday
said there is a need to make US-EU relationship more
outward-looking by expanding its ties with countries like
India, China, Brazil and Russia.

G20 summit: India for stimulus, reforms

India will seek continuance of the stimulus package at the G-20 Summit at Pittsburgh on Friday.

India to promote MSME`s case at G-20 meet: Montek

India will promote the case of medium and small businesses at the G-20 to ensure adequate credit flow to the sector, said Planning Commission Deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia who is the Indian sherpa for the meet.

G20 to maintain economic stimulus measures

Top finance officials from rich and developing countries agreed on Saturday to curb hefty bankers` bonuses, but the proposed crackdown on excessive payouts so far falls short of European demands.

G-20 nations pledge to continue with stimulus measures

Concerned over recessionary pressures, Finance Ministers of G-20 countries, including India, on Saturday pledged to continue with stimulus measures to revive the global economy and committed to checking black money menace.

G-20 FMs meeting in London on Sept 4-5

Finance Ministers of the G-20 countries would meet in London on September four and five to plan for the Pittsburgh Summit in the US later this month.

Medvedev to attend UNGA meet, G-20 Summit

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev
will visit the US in September to attend the UN General
Assembly session and the G-20 Summit.