Tag: ASEAN

Tea Industry urges Centre to work out a preferential trade agreement with Bangladesh in order to boost tea exports

The tea industry has urged the Centre to work out a preferential trade agreement with neighbouring Bangladesh in order to boost the dwindling tea exports...

Myanmar refugees: UN envoy claims 10,000 Myanmar refugees enter India & Thailand

Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Myanmar has claimed that about 10,000 refugees have fled from Myanmar to India and Thailand as clashes in...

UK foreign secretary to meet S Jaishankar during London G7talks | India News

LONDON: Minister of external affairs Dr S Jaishankar will fly to Britain this week to attend the G7 foreign and development ministers’ meeting in London...

ASEAN leaders demand Myanmar coup leaders end killings

Southeast Asian leaders demanded an immediate end to killings and the release of political detainees in Myanmar in an emergency summit with its top general...

RBI’s bond buys helped India during pandemic, Kerala’s public health service has ‘excellent reputation’: UNESCAP

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) on Tuesday attributed India’s wider fiscal deficit to both discretionary measures and...

US lays strategy to counter China, strengthen ties with India, allies | India News

Two powerful US senators have introduced a major bipartisan comprehensive legislation that seeks to boost the country’s ability to out-compete China, endorses the Quad initiative...

China echoes India to call for restraint in Myanmar

Less than a week after India called for restraint in Myanmar, China has also issued a similar statement even as it without naming the USA...

India-Russia explore partnership with Asean as part of Indo-Pacific construct

India and Russia, following the recent senior-level consultations led by the foreign secretary in Moscow, have decided to explore a partnership in the Indo-Pacific region...

Foreign Secretary visit: India, Russia explore cooperation in war-ravaged Afghan theatre

NEW DELHI: India and Russia are exploring proposals to cooperate closely in war-ravaged Afghanistan as peace talks with Taliban have come under shadow over renewed...

Trying to prepare scoping paper to quickly start FTA review with Japan, ASEAN: Goyal

The Commerce and Industry Ministry is trying to prepare a roadmap and a scoping paper to quickly start review of respective free trade agreements with...

A tightrope walk for India as military takes over Myanmar

(This story originally appeared in on Feb 04, 2021) NEW DELHI: Days after Myanmar reverted to military rule following a coup, India pushed back against...

United States unveils plan to counter China’s rise from India to Taiwan

The Trump administration declassified its strategy to ensure continued dominance over China, which focuses on accelerating India’s rise as a counterweight to Beijing and the...

white house: A strong India would act as ‘counterbalance’ to China: Declassified White House document

WASHINGTON: Asserting that India maintains the capacity to counter border provocations by China, the outgoing Trump administration in a declassified document has said that a...

Piyush Goyal thanks tyre makers for investing Rs 1,100 crore to set up plant in North East India

GUWAHATI: Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal thanked Automotive Tyre Manufactures’ Association (ATMA) for agreeing to invest Rs. 1,100 crores for developing plantation...

Focus on multilateral partnerships to check challenges posed by China: Experts

Chandigarh: Underlining “brazen” military manoeuvres and “unprecedented scale of challenge” from China, security experts on Saturday suggested India must adopt a more aggressive demeanour to...

‘Quad’ senior officials discuss efforts to ensure peace, stability in Indo-Pacific

NEW DELHI: Senior officials of India and three other member nations of ‘Quad‘ grouping on Friday held talks on “practical” cooperation in areas like connectivity,...

Bangladesh wants to join India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) trilateral highway

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh is interested in joining the India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) trilateral highway to enhance connectivity with Southeast Asia, which would open a new chapter in...

Our Indo-Pacific approach is based on cooperation and collaboration: India tells UN

United Nations: India has said its concept of the Indo-Pacific is “inclusive” in nature and is based on cooperation and collaboration, given the need for...

What happens now the RCEP trade deal has been signed?

HANOI: Fifteen Asia-Pacific economies signed what could become the world’s largest free trade agreement on Sunday, covering nearly a third of the global population and...

RCEP: India’s stance unchanged even as 15 others invite it as observer, keep door open

New Delhi: India’s decision to not join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) remains unchanged, an official said, despite calls by the grouping “expressing their...

Donald Trump skips Southeast Asia summit for third year in a row

HANOI (Vietnam): U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a virtual summit with his Southeast Asian counterparts on Saturday, the third year in a row that the...

Sarbananda Sonowal lays foundation stone of Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for Vegetables Protected Cultivation

GUWAHATI: What is expected to boost the agriculture activity in the Assam, Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for Vegetables Protected Cultivation is coming up at Khetri...

Invite to Malabar signifies deep trust between four major Indo-Pacific democracies: Aus envoy

NEW DELHI: The Australian Government was pleased to accept India’s invitation to participate in Exercise Malabar 2020 and it displayed the deep trust between four...

US says “Quad” nations ready to work with others for free, open Indo-Pacific

NEW DELHI: An informal grouping bringing together India, Australia and Japan with the United States could be opened to other countries that support a “free...

Eyeing China, Quad nations make fresh pitch for free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific

NEW DELHI: The four leading democracies whose grouping is commonly referred to as Quadrilateral (Quad) at the meeting of their Foreign Ministers in Tokyo on...