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After giving ‘bigger voice’ to India, Modi’s foreign policy to focus ‘Task navigating’ in 2019 & beyond 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, After ‘success’ in a big way in reviving normal relations with China, maintaining harmony in the neighbourhood and improving ties with big players the US and Russia, in 2019 and beyond the Indian foreign policy will have to focus on task navigating. “Task navigating will be a major task....Given good relations with Russia and also the US, there will be pulls and expectations that we will be on their side, in the coming years there will be pressure to keep the right balance,” an informed source said here. Sources also categorically maintain that economic diplomacy would be yet another important focus area and the trade share with Russia need to go beyond the existing defence ties alone. With issues like unilateralism on one hand and ‘lack’ of transparency on the other, there will be need to “preserve India’s space between the efforts of two sides who may pull us”. “In an extremely polarised world, where you have the US on one hand and Russia on the other with the support of China, I think ...
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Sushma unveils Gandhi's bust in Hanoi 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Hanoi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is on a four-day two-nation tour of Southeast Asia, has unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in the Indian Embassy in Vietnamese capital Hanoi. "Paying respect to the Father of the Nation! EAM @SushmaSwaraj unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in the Chancery building at the Embassy of India in Hanoi," said External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Ravish Kumar in a tweet. In March this year, Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang had paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat in New Delhi during his visit to India. Swaraj arrived in Hanoi on Sunday on the first leg of her tour through which India aims to deepen its strategic cooperation with Vietnam and Cambodia. Both nations are members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and are key players in the geopolitics of Southeast Asia, according to the reports. At an event held in the Indian Embassy, the EAM praised the role played by the Indian community in the country in strengthening people ...
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U.S. Military Financing 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The American Secretary of State Mr Mike Pompio has declared at the ASEAN (Association of South East Asian Nations) summit that America has decided to invest 30 crores dollar in the Indian Ocean-Pacific Ocean region to counter Chinese interference in the sea routes. Out of 30 crore dollar 29 crore dollar will be spent in foreign military financing.The China making all efforts to increase its maritime boundary in the Pacific ocean by floating artificial islands. According the international law the maritime boundary of nation is upto 12 nautical miles in sea from its coast-line and beyond it free for all in its legitimate use. The United Nations and the International Court at the Hague has declared the artificial island cannot be accepted as mainland to measures maritime boundary. The Pacific Ocean having of 70 per cent of sea trade routes of the world. The country located in this ocean are Japan, South Korea, Philipines, Vietnam, Indonesia who are directly involved in Chinese design to expand its ...
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Modi meets Mattis, shares perspective on Indo-Pacific 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Singapore, Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the security situation in the Indo-Pacific region and other issues of mutual and global interests with US Defence Secreary James Mattis here on Saturday. The meeting took place on the sidelines of the annual Shangri-La Dialogue a day after Modi delivered the keynote address to the Asian security summit, calling for a rules-based order in Asia and an open and inclusive Indo-Pacific, with the ASEAN at the centre. "The focus of conversation was on the region in the context of the PM's keynote address at the #SLD18" Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet. National Security Adviser Ajit Doval was present at the closed-door meeting that lasted nearly an hour. Mattis, in his speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue on Saturday, referred to Modi's address, the importance of India and said he supported the prime minister's vision. "Standing shoulder to shoulder with India, ASEAN and our treaty allies and other partners, America seeks ...
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Future belongs to India & Singapore: Modi 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Singapore,  Stating that Singapore is a city that never fails to inspire, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the future is a world of unlimited opportunities which belongs to both the countries. Speaking at the Business-cum-Community Event here, the Prime Minister said, “We have the world’s most talented, dynamic, professional and committed Indian diaspora, proud to be Singaporeans, proud of their Indian heritage, ready to be the bridge between India and Singapore. The future is a world of unlimited opportunities. It belongs to us. It is up to us to be ambitious and bold to seize it.” During his speech, he also vouched for world based on rule of law, Mr Modi said, “We pursue a world based on rule of law, and connected by open seas and a stable trade regime.” He also assured the world that India will make ease of doing business easier and smoother. “There is complete clarity and confidence about the pace and direction of economic reforms in India. We will make it easier and smoother to ...
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India's growth to accelerate when people in NE will see fast development in a balanced manner: Modi 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Guwahati, Terming eight North Eastern states as ' Astalaxmi ' of the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today iterated that the region could well turn out to be new engine of growth for new India. Speaking after inaugurating 'Advantage Assam - Global Investors Summit, 2018' here, Mr Modi said the North East could turn out to be a new growth centre of Indian economy and the country's growth story will pick up more speed when people living in this region will see fast development in a balanced manner. " We created the Act East Policy and the Northeast is at the heart of it. The Act East Policy requires increased people to people contact, trade ties and other relations with countries on India's east, particularly ASEAN countries, " the Prime Minister averred. ' The tagline of this Summit is very appropriate and gives a strong message.'Advantage Assam: India's Express way to ASEAN' is not just a statement but a comprehensive Vision," Mr Modi asserted. Giving details of various provisions of the Union ...
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PM thanks heads of State of 10 ASEAN countries for attending this year's Republic day parade 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Describing the presence of heads of state of 10 ASEAN countries at this year's Republic Day parade as 'an unprecedented gesture of goodwill from ASEAN nations' Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday termed the event as a 'historic milestone in a remarkable journey that has brought India and ASEAN to a deepening partnership of great promise for their 1.9 billion people'. In an article in 'The Strait times', the PM said, 'Yesterday, I had the privilege to host the ASEAN leaders for the Commemorative Summit to mark 25 years of ASEAN-India partnership. Their presence with us is an unprecedented gesture of goodwill from ASEAN nations. Responding to this, on a winter morning, India has come out to greet them in a warm embrace of friendship. This is no ordinary event. It is a historic milestone in a remarkable journey that has brought India and Asean to a deepening partnership of great promise for their 1.9 billion people, about one-fourth of humankind.' Noting that India's ties with South-East ...
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Child scientist Adrija Gohain brings laurels to State 3.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Child scientist Adrija Gohain brings laurels to State
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China-backed efforts to defuse Indo-Pak tensions post-Pulwama attack: Chinese foreign minister 24.12.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Seminar on Trilateral Highway starts 19.12.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Seminar on Trilateral Highway starts
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Business session on Manipur held 27.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Business session on Manipur held
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India, Singapore agree to hold trilateral maritime exercise annually 20.11.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Maiden India-Japan 2+2 dialogue on Nov 30 18.11.2019 DNA
A release from the defence ministry on the meet said, "Both of them will meet again in New Delhi for the 2+2 meeting scheduled later this month. Both the leaders had a detailed discussion on adding further momentum to India-Japan defence cooperation."
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India’s stand will protect millions of jobs: Industry 6.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
India’s stand will protect millions of jobs: Industry
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India will not join RCEP deal: Modi 5.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
India will not join RCEP deal: Modi
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The big news: Opposition claims credit after India pulls out of RCEP deal, and 9 other top stories 5.11.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: Sharad Pawar said he did not discuss government formation in Maharashtra with Sonia Gandhi, and 130 workers returned to West Bengal from J&K.
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Modi meets Australian PM; discusses bilateral ties in Indo-Pacific region 4.11.2019 DNA
The two leaders reviewed the progress made in the bilateral relationship and noted that frequent high-level meetings and exchanges at all levels have created positive momentum in the relationship and reaffirmed their desire to further strengthen India-Australia bilateral relations.
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At talks with Australia, Japan and Vietnam, Modi gives impetus to enhanced bilateral ties 4.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bangkok, On the last day of his stay here in connection with crucial Leaders’ Meet on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and Association of South East Asian Nations-related Summits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held talks with his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison. Both the leaders discussed bilateral and regional issues. Earlier in the day, Mr […]
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PM Modi discusses sustainable development with Asean leaders 4.11.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Earlier, Modi met his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit and held a delegation-level meeting where they welcomed the increase in economic engagement between the two nations and reviewed the progress on Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail project previously signed by the two countries.
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ASEAN backs India’s rising role in Indo-Pacific region 4.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
ASEAN backs India’s rising role in Indo-Pacific region
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