Tag: India

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  • India, China launch people-to-people exchanges mechanism, resolve to strengthen ties

    India, China launch people-to-people exchanges mechanism, resolve to strengthen ties

    The mechanism, aimed at building synergies in people-to-people ties, was jointly launched by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi with both leaders reaffirming their commitment to take Sino-India ties to greater heights in 2019.

    December 21, 2018
  • To transform India, young people’s sexual and reproductive health needs to take centre stage

    To transform India, young people’s sexual and reproductive health needs to take centre stage

    For India’s youth to lead, they first need investment to get their health in order.

    December 21, 2018
  • Increase productivity with better efficiency

    Increase productivity with better efficiency

    With huge manpower available, India needs to create trained workforce of skilled individuals.

    December 21, 2018
  • India, China to launch people-to-people exchanges mechanism on Friday

    India, China to launch people-to-people exchanges mechanism on Friday

    Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is arriving in New Delhi late tonight to jointly launch the mechanism with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

    December 20, 2018
  • South Korea pitches for strong defence and trade ties with India

    South Korea pitches for strong defence and trade ties with India

    ‘’Defence industry cooperation is an exemplary win-win field for our two countries,’’ South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-Wha said at a joint press conference with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj after the two leaders co-chaired the 9th meeting of the India-Korea joint commission.

    December 19, 2018
  • Age of leisure consciousness sweeps India

    Age of leisure consciousness sweeps India

    The evolution of the ‘family/work’ axis has important implications for the country’s social and economic health.

    December 19, 2018
  • It was pleasing to see our bowlers bowl: Kohli

    It was pleasing to see our bowlers bowl: Kohli

    Despite being on the receiving end in the second Test against Australia, India skipper Virat Kohli has praised the effort of his bowlers and hopes they carry the momentum to the next games as well.

    December 18, 2018
  • Australia defeat India in second Test

    Australia defeat India in second Test

    Australia defeated India by 146 runs in the second Test to level the four-match series at 1-1 here on Tuesday.

    December 18, 2018
  • Mending manifestos

    Mending manifestos

    Irrespective of which party comes to power, the veritable absence of jobs will be the ticking time bomb and, with agriculture brought to its knees, Bharat will no long come to the rescue of India, as it has done in the past.

    December 18, 2018
  • India announces $1.4 billion financial assistance to Maldives

    India announces $1.4 billion financial assistance to Maldives

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced a financial assistance of $1.4 billion in the form of budgetary support, currency swap and concessional lines of credit to the Maldives as the new regime in the island nation reaffirmed its ‘India-First Policy’.

    December 17, 2018
  • Should India view ‘string of pearls’ as an asset?

    Should India view ‘string of pearls’ as an asset?

    Alarm bells actually starting ringing with construction activities in Hambantota in Sri Lanka and Gwadar on the Makran Coast in Pakistan. The Chinese have since extended their reach to a base in the Red Sea.

    December 14, 2018
  • India, Russia discuss joint mechanism to counter terror threats from Afghanistan

    India, Russia discuss joint mechanism to counter terror threats from Afghanistan

    The situation in Afghanistan, in the context of developments in the region, came in for discussion when visiting Secretary of the Security Council of Russia Nikolai Patrushev met National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval in New Delhi last week.

    December 10, 2018
  • India successfully test fires nuclear-capable Agni V ICBM a seventh time

    India successfully test fires nuclear-capable Agni V ICBM a seventh time

    The missile was launched at 1.30 pm off the Abdul Kalam Island in Bhadrak district.

    December 10, 2018
  • New game

    New game

    If history is looked at, Indian sportspersons have brought home only 28 Olympic medals since 1900, with one individual gold. These are dismal statistics. So dismal that, juxtaposed with these, India’s hosting aspirations simply do not cohere.

    December 10, 2018
  • Frivolity marks Nepal diplomacy

    Frivolity marks Nepal diplomacy

    Analysing the complexities that swirl around Nepal’s bilateral relations with India demands treatment detached from prejudice, presumptuousness and political expediency.

    December 8, 2018
  • India fares better, but…

    India fares better, but…

    Oddly enough, India's improved ranking coincides with an extraordinary discord within the premier investigative agency called the Central Bureau of Investigation and between the Centre and the Reserve Bank of India. Fringe elements in the political spectrum have disrupted business activity in Gujarat, Maharashtra and elsewhere, upsetting free movement of labour.

    December 8, 2018
  • William Dalrymple: History is destined always to repeat itself

    William Dalrymple: History is destined always to repeat itself

    At the unveiling of the Jaipur Literary Festival in New Delhi, Dalrymple spoke to Majid Alamon history, Delhi, books and much more.

    December 6, 2018