Follow Us:
Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Mahabalipuram Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mahabalipuram, an ancient seaside temple town in Tamil Nadu. The two-day informal summit will begin on Friday.


PM Modi reveals the stick-like object he was carrying while plogging at Mamallapuram beach

October 13, 2019 12:31 pm

"Since yesterday, many of you have been asking - what is it that I was carrying in my hands when I went plogging at a beach in Mamallapuram. It is an acupressure roller that I often use. I have found it to be very helpful," PM Modi tweeted.

PM Modi goes plogging on Mamallapuram beach

October 13, 2019 2:51 am

On Twitter, Modi released a three-minute video, which showed him collecting the waste as he walked barefoot on the sand, and urged the people to ensure that public places are clean and tidy.

Summit to summit, Wuhan to Chennai: Some changes, some similarities

October 13, 2019 12:22 pm

From ‘Wuhan Spirit’ in April 2018 to ‘Chennai Connect’ in October 2019, a look at the distance travelled between the two informal summits involving Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping

Xi Jinping's India visit dominates China's news cycles

October 13, 2019 7:25 am

Chinese state broadcasters offered the same level of detail as Indian news channels on describing Xi’s route to Mahabalipuram from the airport. The choice of venue was also discussed in a state media report.

PM Modi, Xi conclude informal summit with promise to manage differences 'prudently'

October 12, 2019 2:23 pm

PM Modi, who held talks with Xi at Taj Fisherman's Cove in Kovalam, said the leaders have decided to "manage their differences prudently" and "will not let them become disputes".

Mahabalipuram Summit: Modi and Xi talk trade, terror and threat they face from radicalisation

October 12, 2019 11:25 am

While sources did not rule out the possibility of J&K having been discussed, the indications are that the Chinese were referring to the radicalisation among Uighurs in Xinjiang province.

Modi-Xi summit: On shores of Mahabalipuram, ironing out a sea of differences

October 12, 2019 10:14 am

With Modi dressed in traditional Tamil Nadu attire and Xi in an informal white shirt and black trousers, the two leaders sat down for brief discussions at the picturesque Panch Rathas, sipping coconut water under the afternoon sun.

Full menu: Here is the southern spread PM Modi had ready for Xi Jinping

October 12, 2019 11:05 am

The two leaders were treated to a sumptuous dinner which had 'arachavitta sambar', a gravy consisting of lentils stewed with grounded spice mix and 'thakali rasam' which is a spiced extract of tomatoes.

Mahabalipuram summit: On Day 1, Modi, Xi exchange views on deepening India-China ties

October 12, 2019 12:04 am

Dressed in a traditional Tamil attire called the veshti with an angavastram, PM Modi took Xi Jinping on a guided tour around the coastal town showing him some of the famous world heritage sites.

Express daily briefing: Web of firms linked to HDIL got PMC bank loans; hundreds dead in Turkish attack in Syria; and more

October 11, 2019 9:22 am

From Chinese President Xi Jinping arriving in Chennai today for a two-day informal summit with PM Modi to tens of thousands of people fleeing as Turkey attacked Kurdish militia in northeast Syria, here's all that is making news Friday morning.


Modi-Xi summit concludes after one-on-one, delegation level talks

October 14, 2019 7:31 am

PM Modi and Xi Jinping discussed wide-ranging issues at the delegation-level talks in Mamallapuram on Saturday.