While all three are tightlipped on the meetings, one of them told The Indian Express Friday, “What (is the) issue? Diplomats meet routinely.” Asked if the Doklam issue was discussed at the meeting, he said, “We discuss all issues.”
The Indian Express had first reported that Mahmood is likely to be the next Pakistan’s envoy on February 17.
Several airlines, which had recently imposed a flight ban on TDP MP J C Diwakar Reddy, who had thrown a printer at the Vizag airport counter on June 15, lifted the ban Wednesday.
TMC members Ahamed Hassan and Sukhendu Shekhar Roy referred to the strike by readymade garment shopowners in West Bengal. Senior Congress MP Ahmed Patel said the imposition of GST on the textile sector will make it uncompetitive.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj responded that the “spirit” of the issue had been discussed in detail by Modi, and Trump had accepted the contribution of the Indian skilled professionals in the US to the American economy.
India China standoff at Doklam: This redline by New Delhi sets the stage for a possible conversation between National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Chinese State Councillor Yang Jiechi when they meet at the meeting of the NSAs from BRICS countries on July 27 and 28.
This is one of the key takeaways from the US State Department’s ‘Country Report on Terrorism 2016’ to the US Congress. After perusing the report, Indian government sources said the segments on South and Central Asia “vindicate India’s longstanding position on the menace of cross-border terrorism in our region”.
Al Issa left Iraq as a 30-year-old, weeks before the Iraq-Iran war broke out in 1980, for fear of persecution by the regime. He returned to his hometown Baghdad in 2006, after having lived in Kuwait, Jordan, Greece and Canada with his wife and four children
Worried over the possibility of “escalation of tensions” between India and China, Bishop, on her part, urged New Delhi and Beijing to resolve the issue peacefully because Australia did not want to see any escalation that could result in “miscalculation” and “misjudgement”.
The court, according to a report on news site Dawn, declared the ban as “null and void” since the Pakistan government had no objection to the screening of these tele-serials
Doklam standoff: This has the diplomatic community in Beijing worried, and some have conveyed this message to their Indian counterparts in Beijing and Bhutanese counterparts in New Delhi.
According to Torunlar, Erdogan had said in an interview to Wion TV channel, “Look, in order not to give opportunity to further casualties, especially the bilateral dialogues, could be also multilateral dialogues.”
Asked whether the border stand-off was raised by Modi with Xi in Hamburg, Ministry of External Affairs’ official spokesperson Gopal Baglay said, “I would leave it to your imagination and common sense on what should be covered in ‘range of issues’.”
This week, as Beijing sent personnel to Djibouti, its first military base overseas, it marked the formal return of Chinese maritime expansionism — and sent a few shivers of concern in capitals around the world, including in New Delhi.
The differences between the US and the other countries at the Summit were apparent in two paragraphs of the Hamburg Declaration — one outlining the American position and the other underlining the position of the others, including India’s.
The Hamburg declaration emphasised the importance of transparency for predictable and mutually beneficial trade relations, and the leaders said they would strive to ensure a level playing field. It said the nations will “continue to fight protectionism, including all unfair trade practices”.
The PM asked May for cooperation on bringing to justice economic offenders such as Vijay Mallya and Lalit Modi. While Mallya’s case is going to come up for its first substantive hearing in December, extradition proceedings are yet to begin in Lalit Modi’s case.
While Narendra Modi was taking aim at Pakistan, in the presence of its all-weather friend China, sources said this is one of the new suggestions drafted by National Security Advisor Ajit Doval to combat terrorism.
In the presence of US President Donald Trump at the meeting on global growth and trade, Modi said that the “rise in protectionism threatens gains from globalisation and the G-20 must speak in one voice to support and sustain a regime of openness”.
The tone was kept positive on the first day of the G20 meeting by Modi, as he “appreciated” momentum in the BRICS bloc under the Chinese chairmanship and extended full cooperation for the grouping’s upcoming summit to be hosted by Beijing.
G-20 summit, and what would be his first encounter with Chinese President Xi Jinping amid the ongoing border stand-off between the two countries, which has led to a chill in bilateral ties.
PM Narendra Modi and Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu travelled to Haifa in a helicopter and laid wreaths at the Indian War Cemetery in Haifa. Forty-four Indian soldiers had died during the liberation of the city in World War I.
While Trump’s pullout from the Paris climate accord will be one of the running themes, Merkel told the Bundestag last week that there are “no such compromises likely in Hamburg”, perhaps a reference to the Heiligendamm-like expectations.
The waiver of this requirement, as promised by Modi, will benefit many among the 80,000 Jews of Indian origin. Modi also promised direct flights connecting Delhi and Tel Aviv, amid applause from the audience.
The two sides decided to establish a bilateral Technology Innovation Fund worth US$ 40 million for research in industrial development. Modi said, “We also discussed the situation in West Asia and wider region. It is India’s hope that peace, dialogue and restraint will prevail.”
Every year on September 23, the Indian Army marks Haifa Day. Two Indian cavalry regiments had helped liberate the city in 1918 following action by the 15th Imperial Service Cavalry Brigade.
“Come and stay in India, and Mumbai. You are most welcome. You and all your family members will get long-term visas. So you can come anytime and go anywhere,” PM Narendra Modi told Moshe during the meeting.
The two Prime Ministers, Narendra Modi and Benjamin Netanyahu, noted the importance of realising the full potential of bilateral trade and investment. They tasked the India-Israel CEO Forum to come up with early recommendations in this regard.
PM Modi pays homage to Holocaust victims at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem. As leaders were required to wear Kippah, inside the Yad Vashem, Modi chose to wear the Himachal cap (Pahari topi) during the remembrance ceremony for the Holocaust victims.
Tobail, who owns a multimedia firm, is referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Israel Tuesday for the first visit to the country by an Indian Prime Minister
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Israel to meet with his counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu, the focus is on various issues ranging from defence to development and on strategic partnership.
Modi in Israel: Netanyahu recalled how Modi told him, at their first meeting in New York in September 2014, that the “sky is the limit”. But, he said, with space cooperation now, even the sky was not the limit.
His tastebuds still Indian, says nanny who saved him on 26/11
Modi is expected to arrive in Israel — the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister — at 4 pm local time and will be received at the airport by his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu and senior ministers.
When Narendra Modi lands at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport today — the first Indian PM to visit Israel — he will be initiating a historic process of formally changing India’s public and political approach towards dealing with the Jewish nation.
During the visit, the Prime Minister will also meet 10-year-old Moshe and his grandparents, and part-time nanny Sandra, who had saved the boy during the 26/11 attacks on Chabad House in Mumbai.
According to reports his popular novel "World`s Best Boyfriend" — a heart-touching story about love, friendship, betrayal and hatred that exists between the two central characters — will soon be adapted in a web series. The book is a complete package defining love, friendship and betrayal.