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Terrorism results in $1-trillion loss to world economy: PM Modi

BRASILIA(TIP): Terrorism has caused USD 1 trillion loss to the world economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Thursday , November 14 , as he addressed the 11th BRICS Summit, terming the scourge as […]

World

China-India border spat casts shadow ahead of BRICS summit

BEIJING (TIP): China is taking an increasingly tough line on a border row with India amid a rising crescendo of nationalism in state media, and President Xi Jinping looks set for an awkward encounter with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a multilateral […]

World

Beijing sends conciliatory signals after Doval’s first meeting with his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi

BEIJING (TIP): In the first official meeting between top Indian and Chinese officials since the Doklam stand-off+ became public, national security adviser Ajit Doval met state councillor Yang Jiechi here on July 27, offering the possibility of serious diplomatic efforts to deescalate […]

Asia

China wants ‘BRICS plus’ to include ‘friendly’ countries, plan might hurt India’s interests

China‘s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has come up with the idea of extending the remit of BRICS by inviting other developing countries under a new banner, BRICS Plus. Addressing his annual press conference on Wednesday […]

"The decision to invite BIMSTEC countries, in place of SAARC, to the summit is clearly a decision that relocates India's 'neighborhood first' policy to its east." Picture shows BRICS leaders at 2014 summit (File photo)
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The alphabet soup at Goa

This weekend will see Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his foreign policy team undertake a complex and significant man oeuvre. This comes at a time when relations with Pakistan have discovered a new trough, the […]

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hosting leaders of the world's most populous and powerful emerging economies over the weekend. They would be looking for ways to bolster their club and ease tensions among them.Picture shows BRICS leaders at the summit in Ufa, Russia
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HONOURED TO WELCOME PRESIDENT PUTIN, LOOKING FORWARD TO TALKS WITH CHINA: PM MODI

NEW DELHI (TIP): Asserting that India is delighted to host the 8th BRICS Summit in Goa followed by a first-ever BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday extended a warm welcome to all […]

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hosting leaders of the world's most populous and powerful emerging economies over the weekend. They would be looking for ways to bolster their club and ease tensions among them.Picture shows BRICS leaders at the summit in Ufa, Russia
India

Modi to meet Xi, Putin, Hasina

NEW DELHI (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over the weekend in a series of bilateral meetings on the sidelines […]

COUNTER TERRORISM

BRICS members to jointly counter IS threat, cyber fraud

NEW DELHI (TIP): The growing threat from Islamic State and its spread has made the BRICS to work. The member nations have decided to pool in efforts to counter terrorism and violent extremism sprouting from […]

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INDIA IMPROVES ties with neighbors

Building upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s initiative of inviting all SAARC leaders to his swearing-in ceremony in May 2014, the neighbourhood continued to be the primary focus of India‘s foreign policy in 2015. While relations with […]

Europe

BRICS Media Summit calls for coordination to tackle terrorism

BEIJING: Leaders of 25 media organisations from BRICS countries on Tuesday made a strong pitch for reaching consensus to help deal with issues like terrorism and climate change as well as rapid technological changes. Addressing […]

Business & Economics

Elephant in the room: Deciphering China’s rise as a military power

Is China‘s rise as a military power a threat to international, or even regional security? To answer this question one has to carefully consider not just geopolitical realities but also China’s strategic outlook in an increasingly […]

Business & Economics

Given the Time, India can be a Regional Security Provider

Despite the cordial meetings between PM Modi and President Xi’s and their  photo ops on the sidelines of the BRICS and SCO summits, India has been drawing the red line with China on its concerns. Official […]

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Modi makes a mark at BRICS Summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a mark at the summit by putting forth several important proposals which can greatly impact the member nations. Apart from the summit, the proposed one to one meeting with […]

Narendra Modi seeks closer cooperation within BRICS and proposes a 10-pt initiative to further engagement.
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INDIA PUSHES FOR GREATER FACILITATION OF TRADE WITHIN BRICS

UFA (TIP): India Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on the country’s BRICS partners to facilitate trade and reduce customs barriers that are in place at the moment. Addressing the BRICS Business Council, at the 7th […]

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India set to ramp up engagement with Tehran

NEW DELHI (TIP): India is reopening its engagement with Tehran even as a game-changing nuclear deal between Iran and world powers looks potentially around the corner. After Nitin Gadkari’s visit to the Iranian capital in […]

Business & Economics

India may top Brics: John Chambers – Cisco’s Chairman and CEO

The chances of India becoming top emerging country of the Brics grouping are “extremely good” under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, tech giant Cisco’s Chairman and CEO John Chambers said on Wednesday. “We made a big […]

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India at 100 on human capital index, Finland leads pack

GENEVA (TIP): India has been ranked at a lowly 100 position on the global Human Capital Index, which measures countries on development and deployment of human capital. Finland has topped the 124-nation list. India is […]

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Strategic Autonomy as an Indian Foreign Policy Option

[quote_right]For a large country like India, which has the potential of becoming a big power in the future, strategic autonomy is a compelling choice. By virtue of its demographic, geographic, economic and military size, India […]

(Gen. Ashok K. Mehta is the convener of the India-Pakistan and India-Afghanistan Policy Groups.)
Business & Economics

Reset of a policy of equidistance

Soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office, an Indian TV channel held a discussion on likely foreign policy reorientation. When the doyen of South Asian Studies, Stephen Cohen, was asked in which direction Mr. Modi […]

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Business & Economics

E-VISA SYSTEM LIKELY TO BE ROLLED OUT NEXT

NEW DELHI (TIP): The Government will roll out by next week the muchawaited electronic-visa system for tourists from select countries including US and Japan. Home minister Rajnath Singh along with tourism minister Sripad Naik will […]

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INDIA- US RELATIONS

I.S. Saluja Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modiarrives in New York today, September 26, on afive day visit to USA. His visit, the first asPrime Minister, is being viewed as a powerful push to ensure […]

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BRICS bank not aimed at challenging existing multilateral institutions: RBI Governor

NEW YORK (TIP): The move to establish BRICS bank is meant to provide patient money and not aimed at challenging the existing multilateral financial institutions like the IMF and the World Bank, RBI Governor Raghuram […]

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INDIA: THE ODD BRIC OUT

India must strike a balance between its new emerging partners and beneficial Western ties India would be foolish to join an anti-Western bloc as India’s rise is inherently tied to the West. Given the popular […]

Business & Economics

INDIA SLIPS TO 71ST RANK IN GLOBAL COMPETITIVENESS LIST

GENEVA/NEW DELHI (TIP): Weighed down by challenging economic conditions for most part of the past year, India has slipped to 71st position — the lowest among BRICS countries — in an annual global competitiveness list, […]