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Two Indian-American CEOs attend White House summit for Tech leaders

Two prominent Indian-Americans – Satya Nadella from Microsoft and Sunder Pichai from Google – were among a select group of CEOs who attended a technology summit organised by White House as part of the Trump administration’s efforts to ease its relationship with the Silicon Valley.The US government plans to tighten restrictions on exports of new technologies due to national security concerns. The list of affected products could include quantum

Modi targets Pakistan in China: BRICS Summit

Modi targets Pakistan. For the first time, Pakistan-based terror groups like the LeT and the JeM were named today in the Summit declaration of the BRICS countries that also asserted that those responsible for committing, organising or supporting terror acts must be held accountable. In a significant diplomatic win for India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Chinese President Jinping announces $76 million for BRICS economic cooperation

Chinese President Jinping on Monday announced $76 million for a BRICS economic and technology cooperation plan and another $4 million to support the projects of the bloc’s New Development Bank at the BRICS summit in Xiamen, China. “I wish to announce here that China will launch the economic and technical cooperation plan for BRICS countries

Sharif to attend US-Arab and Islamic Summit in Riyadh

Sharif to attend US-Arab and Islamic Summit in Riyadh. Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will attend the upcoming US-Arab and Islamic Summit in Riyadh, the PMs House here said on Tuesday.Saudi Arabia’s Minister for Information and Culture Awwad Bin Saleh Al-Awwad extended to the Prime Minister the invitation from Saudi King

Modi welcomes Putin to India ahead of bilateral summit, BRICS

Benaulim (Goa):  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin to India ahead of bilateral summit and BRICS heads of states meet in Goa. Modi on twitter greeted Putin, who arrived here early Saturday morning, saying: “India welcomes you, President Putin! Wishing you a fruitful visit. @KremlinRussia_E.” Putin later on Saturday will

India should not use BRICS summit to isolate Pakistan: Chinese expert

Beijing: India should not politicise the upcoming eighth BRICS summit to solve its bilateral disputes and not expect member nations to isolate and brand Pakistan as “supporter of terrorism”, a Chinese expert has suggested. “One of the key items at this year’s summit will be anti-terrorism. All BRICS members do not want to solve bilateral

Sri Lanka pulls out of 19th SAARC summit in Islamabad

Sri Lanka pulls out of 19th SAARC summit in Islamabad; becomes 5th country to do so in the eight-nation grouping. As per reports, Sri Lanka said environment is not conducive for holding Saarc

Saarc summit can’t take place if even one member pulls out: Nepal

Kathmandu: Nepal, the present Chair of the Saarc, said on Friday that the summit of the South Asian regional grouping cannot take place if even one member country notifies its inability to participate in the event. In a statement after India, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan pulled out from the 19th Saarc Summit that was scheduled

19th SAARC summit in Islamabad postponed

Kathmandu: The 19th SAARC Summit to be held in Pakistan in November has been postponed. With India’s decision to pull out from the summit on Tuesday followed by Bangladesh, Bhutan and Afghanistan, the November 9-10 summit automatically stands postponed or cancelled. The formal announcement of the postponement will be made later by the Kathmandu-based Saarc

Bangladesh, Bhutan pulls out of SAARC summit

New DelhiA:Apart from India, Bangladesh andBhutan have also pulled out of the SAARC Summit in Islamabad in November, saying the environment is not right for the successful holding of the meet. The decision was conveyed by Bangladesh and Bhutan yesterday to the SAARC Chair Nepal, sources said. “The growing interference in the internal affairs of

G20 summit to focus on steps to boost economic growth, trade

Hangzhou: Global economic slowdown, raisingprotectionism, structural reforms to expand global trade and creation of jobs, innovation, inclusive growth and climate finance are the key topics to be discussed at the two-day G20 summit starting in this picturesque Chinese city tomorrow. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join US President Barack Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping along

European leaders hold preliminary meeting ahead of EU summit

Rome: French, German and Italian leaders on Monday gathered on the Italian island of Ventotene for a preliminary meeting ahead of the European Union (EU) summit in September to discuss counter-terrorism operations, immigration levels as well as Britains’s future exit from the EU. French President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Italian Prime Minister

‘Reforms, inclusive growth India’s focus areas at G20 summit’

Beijing: India’s focus at the G20 summit in China next month will be on global structural reforms to generate jobs, spur inclusive growth and discuss issues relating to the USD 100 billion climate financing committed by developed nations, the economic affairs secretary said today. Shaktikanta Das also said the BRICS summit in Goa in October

‘Happening Haryana Global Summit’ attracts flow of foreign investment

Chandigarh: The huge success of “Happening Haryana – Global Investors’ Summit” has attracted a large number of foreign investors to invest in the state and set up their ventures here. With a result, there is continuous flow of investment proposals to the state. After Wanda Group of China, another popular company China Fortune Land Development


India, UK plan first-ever ministerial energy summit

London: India will host the first-ever ministerial-level energy summit with the UK that could become the defining feature of a new type of engagement between the two “natural partners”, Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said here. The minister of state for power, coal, new and renewable energy, who is in London to hold talks with