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Sangai festival kicks off amid call for boycott by Manipur outfit

November 24, 2019 10:55 pm

Unlike previous years, few people turned up at the festival venue owing to the boycott call of the Coordination Committee on Manipur Integrity (COCOMI). The group has appealed the public not to participate in the festival.

Explained: What is trade deficit and what does it signify?

November 06, 2019 8:56 am

India was concerned that joining the RCEP trade pact could lead to Chinese goods flooding the Indian markets, and India's trade deficit ballooning against most of the RCEP members.

India drops out of regional trade pact, says not balanced, other 15 go ahead

November 05, 2019 3:20 am

Neither talisman of Gandhiji nor my conscience permit me, said Prime Minister Modi

Behind Govt’s RCEP reluctance: Opposition from dairy to India Inc, Congress to Parivar

November 05, 2019 10:14 am

The decision to not join RCEP came in dramatic fashion given how the government positioned its stance on the issue in the last couple of days.

Donald Trump invites ASEAN leaders to US meet after skipping summit

November 04, 2019 10:26 am

President Donald Trump has invited Southeast Asian leaders to a "special summit" in the United States early next year after skipping their annual gathering.

ASEAN key to Act East plan, says PM Modi, as China looms

November 04, 2019 7:08 am

The comments by Modi were at the heart of an exchange with Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha at the India-ASEAN summit in Bangkok.

ASEAN backs India's rising role in Indo-Pacific region: MEA

November 03, 2019 10:01 pm

Vijay Thakur Singh, Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs, said the biggest takeaway from summit was the acknowledgement of the ASEAN leaders about India's growing role in the Indo-Pacific.

PM Modi on RCEP: Tap vast Indian market but our businesses need benefits too

November 03, 2019 7:03 am

RCEP is an umbrella trade agreement involving 16 countries, which include 10 ASEAN countries and China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and India. Once concluded, this promises to be the biggest free-trade zone in the world.

PM Narendra Modi on RCEP: India has put forward reasonable proposals for trade deal 

November 02, 2019 12:59 pm

If finalised, the RCEP deal will facilitate creation of the biggest free-trade region in the world as the 16-nation grouping is home to 3.6 billion people, or nearly half the world's population.

India could disadvantage itself further vis-a-vis China by joining free trade pacts

September 12, 2019 9:44 am

Various estimates show that RCEP’s share in the world GDP may touch 50 per cent by 2050. The fear that India may be left out if it decides not to join the group is real. But given the economic clout of China and other economies, India may find it very difficult to grab a significant share of the this RCEP cake.

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Top Frames: Pics of the week gone by

November 16, 2014 9:07 am

Here are the pics of the week gone by.

ASEAN VIDEOS

US hosts ASEAN nations for first time

February 17, 2016 4:13 pm

Japan looks towards ASEAN and India for business expansion

December 22, 2015 12:26 pm

Thailand/Singapore, Dec 04 (ANI): Tokyo-based leading manufacturing company of consumer electronics, Casio Computer established subsidiary in Thailand - the largest market in ASEAN. Casio has strengthened relationship with Thailand with the introduction of Casio Marketing Thailand. Casio Marketing Thailand was established in July last year, as the fourth subsidiary of Casio in the ASEAN region. The company first established ASEAN regional headquarter in Singapore in 2001 and expanded its sales offices to Indonesia in 2011 and Malaysia in 2014. Casio has been promoting its products and brands through its distributor networks in Thailand since the 1970s. Casio brand are most famous for its best selling G-SHOCK, with total sales of over 80 million units since its first sales in 1983. Casio introduced the new model of G-SHOCK MTG series, which added to Casio’s “Global Time Sync” collection, featuring world’s first “GPS Hybrid Wave Ceptor Technology” which utilizes radio wave time calibration and GPS signals for instant and precise timekeeping across the changing time zones. Casio is also a market pioneer for the next generation projector.