Follow Us:
Thursday, January 23, 2020



Activists say G-20 plastic trash reduction goal doesn't address 'excessive' production

July 01, 2019 12:55 pm

The activists also said the target date was too far away and the limited number of steps to proposed by the G-20 was voluntary, not legally binding, limiting their effectiveness.

Explained: Why the world is debating data flow

June 25, 2019 9:01 am

Should data be allowed to flow freely or localised at source? As IT Ministry prepares to present data protection Bill in Parliament and countries argue at global forums, a look at both sides of the debate.

G20 Summit: PM Modi meets Saudi Crown Prince, mechanism to enhance investments in India to be set up

December 01, 2018 5:25 am

As per available data, Saudi Arabia is the 48th biggest investor in India with investments from April 2000 to March 2016 amounting to $64.19 million.

Oil weighed down by record Saudi output; markets eye G20, OPEC meetings

November 27, 2018 7:27 am

Since their most recent peaks in early October, oil prices have lost almost a third of their value, weighed down by an emerging supply overhang and by widespread weakness in financial markets.

G20 trade ministers say WTO reform 'urgent' as new Trump tariffs loom

September 15, 2018 12:37 pm

The Donald Trump administration has demanded that China cut its $375 billion trade surplus with the United States, end policies aimed at acquiring US technologies and intellectual property and roll back high-tech industrial subsidies.

G20 calls for more dialogue on rising trade tensions

July 23, 2018 7:49 am

The Group of 20 nations is composed of traditional economic powers such as the United States, Japan and Germany and emerging nations such as China, Brazil, India and Argentina.

Japan says G20 communique to reflect concern over protectionism

March 20, 2018 7:37 am

Japan told its G20 counterparts that protectionism benefits no country and was among key risks to the global economy as it would shrink trade, Kihara told reporters on Monday after attending the first day of the two-day gathering.

Black money: Switzerland finds India's data security laws 'adequate' for auto-sharing banking info

August 06, 2017 6:05 pm

The notification follows hectic parleys between India and Switzerland for introduction of AEOI (Automatic Exchange of Information) under guidance of G20, OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) and other global organisations.

Third night of G20 clashes between police, protesters

July 09, 2017 8:02 am

Armed with glass bottles and targeting vehicles, many of which they set on fire, the protesters were pushed back by the police, using water cannon and tear gas, the police said on Twitter.

US isolated as India, other G20 members back Paris climate pact

July 08, 2017 10:36 pm

While taking "note" of the US' decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, the G20 communique said, "The Leaders of the other G20 members agree that the Paris Agreement is irreversible."


Glimpses from G20 Summit: Captains of industry discuss terrorism, climate change at Hamburg

July 08, 2017 1:09 pm

PM Modi was among the many dignitaries present at the Twelfth G20 Summit held at Hamburg, northern Germany. US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull were also present.