G20 summit

Working as Vice-Chairman of Niti Aayog was dream come true: Arvind Panagariya

Working as Vice-Chairman of Niti Aayog was dream come true: Arvind Panagariya

Panagariya, the first Vice Chairman of the Niti Aayog, had written to the Prime Minister that he be relived of his duties by August 31 as his leave from Columbia University is coming to end.

Aug 03, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin did not have a secret G20 meeting: Kremlin

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin did not have a secret G20 meeting: Kremlin

The Kremlin was responding to questions about a previously undisclosed conversation between Trump and Putin that caused alarm among some US politicians unhappy about Trump's handling of US-Russia relations. 

Jul 20, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
WATCH: Donald Trump stops to pick up hat that flew off Marine's head, pats on his arm

WATCH: Donald Trump stops to pick up hat that flew off Marine's head, pats on his arm

In an unusual incident, US President Donald Trump was seen stopping to pick up and place the hat that flew off a Marine's head twice on Saturday.

Jul 11, 2017, 20:42 PM IST

Donald Trump's visit to Britain to be delayed until 2018: Source

Prime Minister Theresa May extended the invitation when she visited Washington just days after Trump's inauguration in January, but a date has yet to be set.

Jul 11, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
China says there was ''no bilateral meeting'' between Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping

China says there was ''no bilateral meeting'' between Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping

India`s Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson last week refused to elaborate on the "range of issues" discussed by PM Narendra Modi and China's Xi Jinping in Hamburg.

Jul 10, 2017, 15:13 PM IST
Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012

Japan PM Shinzo Abe to reshuffle cabinet as support plunges to lowest since 2012

Last week's loss, delivered by a novice political group, spotlights Abe's potential vulnerability after nearly five years in power, with many blaming voter perceptions of arrogance on his part and that of his powerful Chief Cabinet Secretary, Yoshihide Suga.

Jul 10, 2017, 09:38 AM IST
Donald Trump rules out easing Russia sanctions unless Syria, Ukraine issues resolved

Donald Trump rules out easing Russia sanctions unless Syria, Ukraine issues resolved

US President Donald Trump on Sunday ruled out lifting sanctions against Russia unless the Syrian and Ukrainian issues are resolved, even though he favoured to work "constructively" with Moscow.

Jul 09, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
Donald Trump says time to work 'constructively' with Russia

Donald Trump says time to work 'constructively' with Russia

US President Donald Trump said today it was time to work "constructively" with Russia, saying his counterpart Vladimir Putin had "vehemently denied" meddling in the 2016 election.

Jul 09, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
G20: Compromise on climate change, but at what cost?

G20: Compromise on climate change, but at what cost?

The key risk for defenders of the global pact is that other countries could now follow Trump's lead.

Jul 09, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
Donald Trump keeps it friendly with Xi Jinping at G20 on North Korea threat

Donald Trump keeps it friendly with Xi Jinping at G20 on North Korea threat

Trump campaigned in last year's presidential election on cracking down on China for its trade practices, but he softened his rhetoric after taking office, saying he wanted to work with China on the nuclear issue.

Jul 09, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Scuffles, water cannon at final anti-G20 march in Hamburg

Scuffles, water cannon at final anti-G20 march in Hamburg

In the late evening, after leaders had left Hamburg, police turned on water cannon to disperse remaining protestors, many drunk, who started throwing bottles and other objects.

 

Jul 09, 2017, 09:39 AM IST
India had major influence on counter terrorism, trade talks at G20 Summit: Sherpa Arvind Panagariya

India had major influence on counter terrorism, trade talks at G20 Summit: Sherpa Arvind Panagariya

The discussions were cordial in this "closed group of friends" and objects didn't fly in the room, he quipped.

Jul 08, 2017, 23:36 PM IST
US isolated as India, other G20 members back Paris climate pact

US isolated as India, other G20 members back Paris climate pact

The two-day G20 Summit saw the Indian side making "significant contributions" on the resolve to counter terrorism and boost global trade and investment.

Jul 08, 2017, 22:22 PM IST
PM Modi invites Norway pension funds to invest in India

PM Modi invites Norway pension funds to invest in India

Modi congratulated in person Moon on his victory in presidential elections, while the South Korean President recalled the prime minister's congratulatory phone call and tweet in Korean language, saying it was warmly received by the people of South Korea.

Jul 08, 2017, 20:28 PM IST

Pope warns of 'Dangerous Alliances' among G20 powers

Pope Francis said on Saturday that the G20 summit in Germany "worries" him because of the potential for "very dangerous alliances" among world leaders, with particularly dire consequences for migrants.

Jul 08, 2017, 20:01 PM IST

PM Modi presents 11-point action agenda against terrorism at G-20 summit

PM Narendra Modi puts forward a 11-point action agenda at G-20 summit to counter terrorism globally. PM Modi also slammed Pakistan without taking its name for supporting terrorism.

Jul 08, 2017, 17:43 PM IST

US, Russia, Jordan reach ceasefire deal for southwest Syria

The ceasefire will go into effect on Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Jordan's Petra news agency said.

Jul 08, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Melania Trump tried to end 'overtime' meeting between Trump-Putin

Melania Trump tried to end 'overtime' meeting between Trump-Putin

Tillerson explained that President Trump and Russian leader Putin had such fine chemistry that they didn't want to stop talking even after their scheduled time over.

Jul 08, 2017, 09:16 AM IST
After Modi-Xi meet, Chinese media says ‘former British colony India’ should pull back its 'trespassing troops' from Dokalam

After Modi-Xi meet, Chinese media says ‘former British colony India’ should pull back its 'trespassing troops' from Dokalam

China and India have been engaged in a standoff in the Dokalam area near the Bhutan tri-junction for past 19 days.

Jul 08, 2017, 09:00 AM IST
Russia didn't meddle in US election, Putin tells Trump

Russia didn't meddle in US election, Putin tells Trump

An official from the White House, however, later indicated that the President (Trump) had not in fact accepted assurances from Putin that Russia did not meddle in the 2016 election.

 

Jul 08, 2017, 08:52 AM IST