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Thursday, September 16, 2021

G20 Summit


India to host G-20 summit in 2023; Piyush Goyal appointed sherpa for grouping

September 08, 2021 10:56 am

Making the announcement, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday that India will hold the G20 presidency from December 1, 2022, and will convene the G20 leaders' summit in 2023 for the first time.

IMF chief worried about middle-income countries, urges expanded definition of 'vulnerable'

April 08, 2021 9:08 am

The IMF's Poverty Reduction and Growth Trust can currently only lend to the poorest countries, which limits the ability of developing countries with higher income levels to get low- or zero-interest loans from the IMF.

Trump stays mum on sharing vaccines as leaders push for equality

November 22, 2020 7:38 am

Trump told his counterparts that any American who wants the vaccine will be able to get it

G20: PM calls for a new global index in post-pandemic world

November 22, 2020 7:14 am

According to the MEA, the Prime Minister said that while the emphasis over the past few decades has been on capital and finance, the time has come to focus on multi-skilling and re-skilling to create a vast human talent pool.

Modi, Erdogan talk S-400 air defence deal, US sanctions

June 30, 2019 1:56 am

Ministry of External Affairs’ official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said the discussions held by Modi and Erdogan focused on trade and investment, defence, counter-terrorism, IT, and civil aviation.

G20 Summit: US-China trade talks, climate change dominate final session

June 29, 2019 6:18 pm

Apart from committing to the Paris agreement, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held separate bilateral meetings with leaders of Indonesia, Brazil, Turkey, Australia, Singapore and Chile besides participating in the Japan-US-India trilateral meeting.

G20 summit: India pitches strongly for fight against fugitive economic offenders

June 29, 2019 5:27 pm

On the query that why India didn't join the Osaka declaration on digital economy, Prabhu said the reasons have been communicated to the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

IMF Lagarde urges G-20 members to reduce tariffs, trade barriers

June 29, 2019 2:28 pm

"While the resumption of trade talks between the United States and China is welcome, tariffs already implemented are holding back the global economy, and unresolved issues carry a great deal of uncertainty about the future," Lagarde said.

India, Indonesia set $50-billion trade target by 2025

June 29, 2019 1:43 pm

During the meeting between Prime Minister Modi and Indonesian President Widodo, the two leaders discussed ways to deepen bilateral cooperation in trade and investment, defence and maritime fronts.

Trump, Xi talks; Modi's selfie with Morrison — Key points from Day 2 of G-20 summit

June 29, 2019 12:10 pm

G20 summit: At the meeting with Chines President Xi Jinping, Trump said he was open to a potentially "historic" trade deal with China.


Narendra Modi unveils Mahatma Gandhi's statue in Brisbane

November 16, 2014 7:11 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils a bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi with the message that he is as relevant now as he was during his time.

PM Narendra Modi meets world leaders at G20

November 15, 2014 8:27 pm

PM Narendra Modi takes on various issues like black money, corruption in G20


Paris massacre dominates agenda at G20 summit in Turkey

November 17, 2015 6:57 pm

In the luxurious golf complex of the tourist resort of Antalya, Turkey welcomed the leaders of the 20 richest countries in the world, for a two day summit.