April 02, 2021 4:09 am
“Robust connectivity is an essential pre-requisite for economic integration of the region with smooth cross-border movement of people and goods” said Jaishankar at the 17th BIMSTEC Ministerial Meetings.
June 07, 2019 7:22 am
As Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to the southern seas, Delhi must come to terms with a number of realities.
June 01, 2019 12:31 am
A day after taking charge as prime minister for a second term, Modi also held extensive talks with Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and PM of Mauritius Pravind Jugnauth.
May 29, 2019 10:12 pm
Among chief ministers of various states, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao have accepted the invitation for the grand event hosted by President Ram Nath Kovind.
May 29, 2019 12:11 am
Bay of Bengal outreach is a well-judged attempt to expand regionalism, not let SAARC hold it hostage.
May 28, 2019 2:08 pm
Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said, "Modi's "internal politics" does not permit him to extend an invitation to his Pakistani counterpart." He said, a meeting for the sake of dialogue to find a solution to the Kashmir issue, as well as Siachen and Sir Creek disputes, would have been a significant measure
May 28, 2019 4:35 am
Pakistan kept out; Bay of Bengal nations plus Mauritius, Kyrgyz Republic to attend PM Modi' swearing-in ceremony.
May 28, 2019 11:10 am
Last time, Modi had invited the SAARC leaders, and then Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's attendance had raised hopes of a new beginning in the bilateral ties. This time, SAARC's exclusion is clearly aimed at keeping Pakistan out of New Delhi's engagement with its neighbours.
September 19, 2018 7:16 am
Sources said the Thai Defence Ministry let the Indians know that there were budget constraints for participating in military exercises overseas.
September 17, 2018 8:10 am
General Bipin Rawat was speaking to the media after the concluding ceremony of BIMSTEC MILEX-18, a joint military exercise of BIMSTEC member nations, which was underway in Pune from September 10.
September 15, 2018 7:24 am
The Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is a multilateral grouping of seven countries comprising India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.
September 11, 2018 6:49 am
Contingents from Armies of five of seven BIMSTEC countries began the weeklong military exercise at the Foreign Training Node at Aundh in Pune on Monday.