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Modi, Xi smile, shake hands, discuss issues at BRICS meeting

Modi, Xi smile, shake hands, discuss issues at BRICS meeting

Hamburg, July 7 (IANS) In the wake of an army face-off and chill in ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shook hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping here on Friday, and discussed “a range of issues” that possibly included their three-week-old...
Important to quieten situation on India-China border : Ram Madhav

Important to quieten situation on India-China border : Ram Madhav

Umiam (Meghalaya), July 7 (IANS) BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Friday said it is “important to quieten” the situation on the India-China border, where the armies of the two nations are in a stand-off for the past three weeks. “Right...
As Xi listens, Modi seeks action against terror financing, safe havens

As Xi listens, Modi seeks action against terror financing, safe havens

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in the family photograph with other Leaders’ of G-20 Nations, at Hamburg, Germany on July 07, 2017 Hamburg, July 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for strong action by BRICS nations and the...
G20 Summit begins in Hamburg

G20 Summit begins in Hamburg

Hamburg, July 7  The G20 Summit of leaders from the world’s major economies started on Friday in the German city of Hamburg with the first meeting focusing on international terrorism. Hosting leader German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the...
Merkel receives Modi ahead of G20 Summit

Merkel receives Modi ahead of G20 Summit

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi meeting the German Chancellor, Dr. Angela Merkel, on the sidelines of the 12th G-20 Summit, at Hamburg, Germany on July 07, 2017. Hamburg, July 7  German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday warmly received Indian Prime...

Infosys extends partnership with Udacity for online training

Bengaluru, July 7  IT major Infosys on Friday announced extension of its partnership with global online education company Udacity for the second year. The training project, called “Infosys-Udacity FastTrack Programme”, takes students through...
Samsung’s Q2 profit hits record high

Samsung’s Q2 profit hits record high

Seoul, July 7  Samsung Electronics, the world’s largest maker of semiconductors, smartphones and TVs, on Friday posted a record quarterly high of operating profit in the second quarter — thanks to brisk chip sales and recovering smartphone...

Modi arrives in Germany for G20 Summit

Hamburg, July 7 Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday from Israel to attend this year’s G20 Summit on July 7-8. On Friday, Modi will attend the leaders’ retreat where heads of state and government of the G20 countries will...

GST likely to be implemented in J&K

Srinagar, July 7  The pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime is likely to be implemented in Jammu and Kashmir from Friday midnight ending all suspense and speculations on whether the state would become part of the ‘one country, one tax’...
Over a lakh pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in 8 days

Over a lakh pilgrims perform Amarnath Yatra in 8 days

Jammu, July 7  Over one lakh pilgrims have performed this year’s Amarnath Yatra so far as another batch of 2,199 pilgrims left from here for the Kashmir Valley on Friday. “Another batch of 2,199 yatris left from the Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas...

CBI raids Lalu, family members over railway tender

Patna, July 7  The CBI on Friday carried out raids at the residences of RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family members in connection with a new case of alleged irregularities in awarding the tender for the maintenance of hotels. According to a Central...
G20 protests: 76 injured as police, protesters clash in Hamburg

G20 protests: 76 injured as police, protesters clash in Hamburg

Hamburg, July 7  At least 76 people were injured in clashes with police on Thursday during the protest against the G20 summit, to be held here in Germany, the media reported. The anti-globalisation “Welcome to Hell” rally peacefully but turned...
India-Israel CEOs Forum: New chapter in bilateral ties, says Modi

India-Israel CEOs Forum: New chapter in bilateral ties, says Modi

Tel Aviv, July 7  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said a new chapter has been opened in bilateral ties as deals worth $5 billion were signed at the first CEOs Forum of Indian and Israeli companies here and an India-Israel Innovation Fund was...
France to ban petrol, diesel cars by 2040

France to ban petrol, diesel cars by 2040

Paris, July 7  France is set to ban the sale of any car that uses petrol or diesel fuel by 2040, the media reported. On Thursday, Ecology Minister Nicolas Hulot announced the planned ban on fossil fuel vehicles as part of a renewed commitment to the...