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Brics Summit to focus on counter-terror cooperation: PM Modi

PM Modi leaves for Brazil to attend BRICS summit

PM Modi leaves for Brazil to attend BRICS summit PM Narendra Modi departed for Brazil to attend the BRICS Summit on Tuesday. He said that the summit will focus on mechanisms that can strengthen counter-terror cooperation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the upcoming BRICS summit will focus on areas such as digital economy, and science and technology. Further, the ties among the member countries will

S Jaishankar and his Finland counterpart discusses bilateral ties

Pekka Haavisto and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar discussed on number of issues

Pekka Haavisto and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar discussed on number of issues On Wednesday, Minister of External Affairs and his Finland counterpart Pekka Haavisto met in Delhi. Haavisto is on four day official trip to India. Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar, tweeted and said, Finland is “an important partner in EU.” Furthermore, “External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar had a good

External Minister to visit Serbia on November 7th

External Affairs Minister will visit Serbia on November 7th

External Affairs Minister will visit Serbia on November 7th S Jaishankar External Affairs Minister (EAM) of India will visit Serbia from November 7-9. He will hold bilateral delegation with his Serbian counterpart. The visit aims to boost bilateral relations between the countries. Importantly, he will meet Serbian President Aleksandar Vucci. Along with this, he scheduled to meet President of Serbian National Assembly (speaker)

Sikhs from India visit Kartarpur Corridor

Pilgrims from India reached Pakistan to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib

Pilgrims from India reached Pakistan to visit Gurdwara Darbar Sahib The historic inauguration of Kartarpur corridor opens the doors for Indian Sikhs to visit Darbar Sahib. A large number of devotees from India have visited the Gurdwara and installed a golden palanquin at the shrine. As per the reports, almost 1,100 Sikhs visited Pakistan to attend the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak

India signs three MOUs with Uzbekistan

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with Defence Minister of Uzbekistan Major General Bakhodir Nizamovich Kurbanov

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with Defence Minister of Uzbekistan Major General Bakhodir Nizamovich Kurbanov Defence Minister Rajnath Singh makes an official visit to Uzbekistan. It is the first visit of an Indian Defence Minister in 15 years. India and Uzbekistan signed three Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with Uzbekistan. Both the countries agreed to cooperate on areas concerning military education and

US targets Iran’s inner circle with new sanctions

US Treasury Steven Munchin announced blacklisting of Iran’s Armed Forces General Staff

US Treasury Steven Munchin announced blacklisting of Iran’s Armed Forces General Staff The United States of America targets nine people close to Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khomeini. This include chief of staff and one of his sons and the head of the judiciary. Interestingly, the move coincides with the 40th anniversary of Iran’s seizure of the US embassy in Tehran. Moreover,

PM Modi to attend the Annual Financial Conference of Saudi Arabia

PM Modi arrives in Saudi Arabia.

PM Modi arrives in Saudi Arabia. Prime Minister Modi arrived in Riyadh yesterday late at night. He is there to attend Saudi Arabia’s high profile two-day long annual financial conference. Importantly, he will hold bilateral talks with the top leadership of the Gulf Kingdom. Prime Minister Modi said that “the visit aimed at strengthening ties with a valued friend.”

India, Germany to focus on Trade relations in upcoming IGC meeting

PM Modi and German Chancellor are scheduled on November 1st

PM Modi and German Chancellor are scheduled on November 1st German Chancellor Angela Markel will visit India to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The upcoming fifth biennial Inter-Governmental Consultation is scheduled in Delhi. Markel expressed happiness over her scheduled meeting with PM Modi. She mentioned about the focus of meeting between the two sides. This will include a discussion on trade and economic

India and USA plan to revitalise DTTI

India and the US plan to revitalize defence technology sharing pact

India and the US plan to revitalize defence technology sharing pact The India-US Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI) signed in 2012. Its main aim is to identify and promote joint ventures for development. Unfortunately, the initiative couldn’t yield any major results. India and USA are planning to renew Defence Technology Sharing Pact. Along with this, both the countries are planning on

PM meets Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Prime Minister Modi and the Nobel Laureate met on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Modi and the Nobel Laureate met on Tuesday. On Tuesday, PM Modi met the Nobel Laureate, Abhijit Banerjee. After the meeting, the PM said that he “had a very healthy and extensive interaction on various subjects”. Furthermore, he wished him luck for his future endeavours.  PM Modi tweeted about the meeting and wrote: “excellent meeting with Nobel Laureate”. He also mentioned that “his passion towards

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