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Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meeting

After Annam lamp and Thanjavur painting, PM Modi gifts hand-woven silk portrait to President Xi Jinping

The portrait was painstakingly created by the weavers in Sirumugaipudur in Coimbatore district. It was made by using pure mulberry silk and gold threads or zari. 

Oct 12, 2019, 15:03 PM IST

Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping agree to promote mutual learning among their civilisations

The two leaders held an extensive talk during the tour of the Mahabalipuram monuments "on dialogue and mutual learning among civilizations".

Oct 12, 2019, 11:55 AM IST

Modi-Xi summit: PM begins Day 2 in Mamallapuram by plogging at beach

Tweeting a video of himself picking up the litter, PM Modi wrote, "Plogging at a beach in Mamallapuram this morning. It lasted for over 30 minutes. Also handed over my 'collection' to Jeyaraj, who is a part of the hotel staff. Let us ensure our public places are clean and tidy! Let us also ensure we remain fit and healthy."

Oct 12, 2019, 09:46 AM IST

PM Modi gifts Annam lamp, Thanjavur painting to Chinese President Xi Jinping

PM Modi hosted President Xi in Mamallapuram, which also has a China connect. Xi arrived in Chennai on Friday afternoon to a blockbuster welcome. He reached Mamallapuram by road in the evening.

Oct 12, 2019, 07:45 AM IST

Trade, terrorism top focus on Day 1 of PM Modi and President Xi Jinping meeting

On the first day of the informal summit, PM Modi showed Chinese President Xi Jinping thousands of year old UNESCO world heritage sites of Arjuna's Penance, Krishna's butterball, Panch Rathas and Shore Temple, which was followed by a cultural extravaganza that lasted for two hours. A dinner was later hosted, during which both the leaders discussed their national vision and governance priorities - trade and terrorism being the focus.

Oct 12, 2019, 06:50 AM IST

Modi-Xi meet live: After cultural events conclude, PM hosts dinner for Chinese President

The meeting in Mahabalipuram, which has a historical connect with China, is the second informal meeting between the two leaders in the last two years.

Oct 11, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi says summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping will strengthen India-China ties

The meeting in Mahabalipuram, which has a historical connect with China, is the second informal meeting between the two leaders in the last two years. PM Modi and Chinese premier Xi had held their first informal meeting in April 2018 in Wuhan in April 2018.

Oct 11, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

Pakistan plans missile test in Karachi when PM Narendra Modi meets Chinese President Xi Jinping in Mahabalipuram

As per sources, Pakistan will conduct the test in Sonmiani range, 40 km northwest of Karachi. All international flights from Karachi Airport have been diverted to different air routes on these particular slots.

Oct 11, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

PM Modi-President Xi Jinping summit in Mahabalipuram: 18 types of vegetables, fruits used to decorate gate at Panch Rathas

Around 200 staff members and trainees of the departments spent almost 10 hours to decorate the gate. Almost 18 types of vegetables and fruits have been used in the decoration. Interestingly, the vegetables and fruits have been brought here from different parts of the state.

Oct 11, 2019, 10:59 AM IST

Chinese media calls Beijing-New Delhi a force which entire world will listen to

As per sources, the structure of informal meeting between PM Modi and President Xi would be similar to the first informal summit between them in April 2018 in Wuhan. The objective of the meeting is likely to be the exchange of views on regional and global issues, finding a broad pathway on bilateral relations, and discussing ways to build better connections between the two countries. 

Oct 11, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

Navy, Coast Guard deploy warships for security ahead of PM Modi-President Xi Jinping meeting in Mahabalipuram

The second informal summit between PM Modi and President Xi is scheduled for Friday. The Chinese President will arrive in India for his two-day visit in the afternoon in Chennai, after which he will go to the coastal town Mahabalipuram.

Oct 11, 2019, 08:38 AM IST

PM Modi all set to welcome President Xi Jinping in Mahabalipuram for second India-China informal summit

The upcoming informal summit will provide an opportunity to the two leaders to continue their discussions on overarching issues of bilateral, regional and global importance and to exchange views on deepening India-China Closer Development Partnership, the Ministry of External Affairs had said in a statement.

Oct 11, 2019, 06:48 AM IST