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25-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Donald Trump talks business: Invites investments, discusses deficit

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday discussed business related issues with India''s policy makers and industrialists.On the second and final day of his state visit to India, the President discussed the potential of trade, investment, protection of intellectual...

25-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Discussed an energy deal with India : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said that he discussed an energy deal with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their talks on Tuesday.On the second and final day of his two-day visit, Trump held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and an energy deal was among...

25-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Donald Trump flags ''highest'' India tariffs, trade deal in works

Flagging the high duties, US President Donald Trump here on Tuesday said India imposed the highest tariffs on US products and cited the case of Harley-Davidson bike."We are being charged a large amount of tariffs. I think you have to pay the highest tariff when...

25-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Happiness curriculum charms Melania Trump, Bhangra kid amuses her

For nearly one hour, US First Lady Melania Trump had the first-hand experience of the Delhi government''s much-talked about ''happiness curriculum'' at Sarvodaya School in South Moti Bagh, here on Tuesday.The US first Lady was accorded a traditional welcome...

25-Feb-2020 New Delhi

Donald Trump a valued friend of India : Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday hosted a banquet in honour of visiting US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump and attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his cabinet colleagues, and other dignitaries from both sides.Welcoming the US President,...

24-Feb-2020 Agra

Ivanka puts Insta on fire with ''awe inspiring'' Taj Mahal pics

It was love in the air as Ivanka Trump, in a Proenza Schouler floral printed dress, took a stroll at the Taj Mahal with her husband Jared Kushner on Monday.Proenza Schouler is a women''s wear and accessories brand founded in New York in 2002 by designers...

24-Feb-2020 Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

''Mody my great friend'', Trump wrote, but skips Gandhi at Sabarmati

US President Donald Trump penned about Prime Minister Nrendra Modi as his "great friend" in the Sabarmati Ashram''s visitors'' book during his short trip there on his maiden visit to India on Monday afternoon, but did not mention Mahatma Gandhi for whom...

24-Feb-2020 Agra

What poets say of Taj, as Trump terms it ''a timeless testament''

US President Donald Trump, who is on a two-day state visit to India, on Monday visited the Taj Mahal here and wrote in the visitor''s book that the "Taj Mahal inspires awe, a timeless testament to the rich and diverse beauty of Indian culture! Thank you,...

24-Feb-2020 Agra

Donald Trump walks hand in hand with wife at Taj Mahal

US President Donald Trump, who is on a two-day visit to India, on Monday walked hand in hand with his wife Melania Trump at the Taj Mahal here.Tourist guide Nitin Kumar Singh guided Trump and his wife at the Taj Mahal. Trump was impressed with him and even...

14-Nov-2019 Brasilia

Narendra Modi Meets Vladimir Putin at 11th BRICS Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation on the sidelines of the 11th BRICS summit at Brasilia on 13 November 2019. This is the 4th time the two leaders have met this year.During the meeting both leaders reviewed...

14-Nov-2019 Brasilia

Narendra Modi Meets Xi Jinping at 11th BRICS Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China on the sidelines of the 11th BRICS summit at Brasilia on 13 November 2019.President Xi Jinping conveyed his deep appreciation to PM for hosting him at the 2nd Informal...

12-Oct-2019 Mamallapuram, Chennai

2nd India-China Informal Summit

1. The Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi and the President of the People's Republic of China Mr Xi Jinping held their Second Informal Summit in Chennai, India, on 11-12 October 2019.2. The two Leaders had an in-depth exchange of views in a friendly...

28-Sep-2019 New York

Modi, Hasina review excellent bilateral ties at UNGA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina during which the two reviewed the "excellent state of bilateral relations" and agreed to take India-Bangladesh relations to new heights on the sidelines of the...

28-Sep-2019 United Nations

At UNGA, Imran holds out threat of war, radicalisation

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday held out threats of a conventional war between the two nuclear-armed neighbours spinning out of control and the radicalisation of Muslims in India and around the world in his address to the General Assembly.Khan painted...

26-Sep-2019 New York

Told India, Pak leaders to ''just work it out'' : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump said he had discussed Kashmir with the leaders of both India and Pakistan and offered mediation or arbitration, and urged them to "just work it out, just work it out".In a press conference after addressing the UN General Assembly...

25-Sep-2019 United Nations

Gandhi solar park, peace garden inaugurated at UN

Leaders from around the world joined hands in the spirit of Gandhian universality to inaugurate a solar facility and roof garden at the UN headquarters and a garden with trees from across the US dedicated to the Mahatma on his 150th birth year.Secretary-General...

25-Sep-2019 New York

Not shying away from talks with Pak: Narendra Modi to Donald Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told US President Donald Trump that India is not shying away from talks with Pakistan, but for that it expects Islamabad to take some concrete steps, which has not happened.Modi also told Trump that though India has the second...

25-Sep-2019 New York

Narendra Modi can take care of Pak-sponsored terror : Donald Trump

Backing India''s position on Pakistan-sponsored terror, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would "take care" of the issue and that Modi had given the message on terrorism to Islamabad "loud and clear" from the ''Howdy,...

25-Sep-2019 New York

Modi can take care of Pak-sponsored terror : Donald Trump

Backing India''s position on Pakistan-sponsored terror, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would "take care" of the issue and that Modi had given the message on terrorism to Islamabad "loud and clear" from the ''Howdy,...

25-Sep-2019 New York

India, US very close to trade deal : Donald Trump

India and the US are very close to concluding a trade deal, and a larger deal is set to be finalised in some time, US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, as teams from both sides were engaged in negotiating a limited trade package.Answering queries from...

25-Sep-2019 New York

''Memories from Houston'': Narendra Modi gifts photo to Donald Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gifted US President Donald Trump a large, framed photograph of the ''Howdy, Modi!'' event in Houston, which shows the two leaders holding hands and waving to a packed audience of over 50,000 at the NRG stadium."Memories...

04-Sep-2019 Vladivostok

15 MoUs exchanged during PM Modi's visit to Vladivostok

1. Joint Statement "Reaching New Heights of Cooperation through Trust and Partnership”.2. Joint Strategy for the Enhancement of India- Russia Trade and Investments.3. Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and Government of the Russian...

28-Jul-2019 Kabul

Only Afghan govt can negotiate with Taliban : Mohammad Ashraf Ghani

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that only the Afghan government has the authority to negotiate with the Taliban on a peace deal, even as the militant outfit has rejected direct talks with the government.Ghani, who is also a presidential candidate,...

24-Jul-2019 Washington

My government most inclusive: Imran Khan on press censorship

Facing questions of censorship in Pakistan, Prime Minister Imran Khan said his government was the most inclusive government as far as the freedom of press was concerned and added that the media should act as a watchdog, not a blackmailer, Jang reported on Wednesday.Addressing...

24-Jul-2019 New York

Pak terrorists fought in Kashmir, JeM operates in India : Imran Khan

 Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has acknowledged that some terrorists in Pakistan had fought in Kashmir while asserting that he had the army's support for disarming them and for overtures to India.Speaking at the US Institute of Peace in Washington on Tuesday,...

23-Jul-2019 Tehran

Iran does not seek war in Strait of Hormuz : Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said that Tehran was the guardian of security in the Strait of Hormuz and does not seek to increase tensions in the strategic region despite its recent capture of a British oil tanker."Iran has been, and will be, the...

23-Jul-2019 Washington

Pakistan willing to give up nuclear weapons if India does : Imran Khan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his country would be willing to give up its nuclear weapons if India did the same.In an interview with Fox News on Monday, Khan, who had earlier met US President Donald Trump, was asked how Pakistan would respond if...

22-Jul-2019 Washington

Donald Trump claims Modi asked him to mediate on Kashmir

US President Donald Trump blindsided India in his mercurial style by stepping into the Kashmir quagmire with a claim on Monday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked him to mediate the dispute with Pakistan.India immediately rejected Trump's assertion....

22-Jul-2019 Washington

Donald Trump offers to mediate on Kashmir

US President Donald Trump on Monday offered to help mediate in the Kashmir issue between India and Pakistan, saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi had broached the subject with him during their meeting in Osaka, Japan, last month."I was with Prime Minister...

19-Jul-2019 Washington

US warship destroys Iranian drone : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has announced that a US warship destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz.Speaking at the White House on Thursday, Trump said that USS Boxer, an amphibious assault ship of the US Navy, destroyed the drone that threatened...

17-Jul-2019 Washington

Donald Trump says 'great pressure' worked to find Hafiz Saeed

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed credit for the arrest of Hafiz Saeed by Pakistan government, saying great pressure has been exerted over the last two years to find him even as India is yet to officially react to Islamabad's action.Terming...

12-Jul-2019 Washington

Not backing down in quest for immigration figures : Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump has announced that his administration was "not backing down" in the fight to know how many citizens and non-citizens were in America, at a time  when the country is increasingly divided over the immigration issue.Previously,...

12-Jul-2019 Washington

Donald Trump lashes out at social media firms as Twitter crashes

US President Donald Trump lashed out at social networking platforms, especially Twitter, during the social media summit at the White House for censoring Republican views and blocking Americans from following him.As the summit was about to begin on Thursday,...

12-Jul-2019 Washington

Trump is terrorising immigrants with threat of raids : Nancy Pelosi

The speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, said Thursday that President Donald Trump's threats to round-up and deport undocumented immigrants are meant to sow fear in Latino communities."Families belong together. Every person in America...

06-Jul-2019 Washington

Donald Trump seeking legal rationale to include citizenship in census

US President Donald Trump has indicated that he might seek an executive order to place a citizenship question on the census, one of several options his administration wass considering in the wake of a Supreme Court decision that stymied its push to do so.Meanwhile,...

05-Jul-2019 Beijing

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Bangladeshi PM Sheikh Hasina

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing.Calling China and Bangladesh traditionally friendly neighbours, Xi said that "consolidating and developing the strategic partnership...

02-Jul-2019 Washington

US will 'never allow' Iran to develop nuclear weapons: White House

The Donald Trump administration has announced that it will continue with its campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran and reiterated that the US will "never allow" it to develop nuclear weapons."The United States and its allies will never allow Iran to...

01-Jul-2019 Washington

US-China trade talks have 'already begun': Donald Trump

President Donald Trump has said that talks with China to end the ongoing trade war between the world's two largest economies have "already begun"."It's already begun," Efe news quoted Trump as saying to reporters at the White House on Monday."They're speaking...

30-Jun-2019 Osaka (Japan)

G20: Vladimir Putin stresses on need to further Russia-Japan ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin has emphasised on the need of close bilateral ties between Russia and Japan."Much work needs to be done to take Russia-Japan relations to the next level," Xinhua quoted Putin as saying during a joint press conference with Japanese...

30-Jun-2019 Moscow

Elton John mistaken about LGBT rights in Russia : Vladimir Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that British singer Elton John is mistaken about the rights of LGBTs in Russia."I have a lot of respect for him, he is a genius musician, we all enjoy his music, but I think he is mistaken," Putin said on Saturday during...

30-Jun-2019 Moscow

Russia, US to begin nuclear arms talks: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he and his US counterpart Donald Trump had asked their foreign ministries to begin talks on the extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START).But it is too early to tell whether the negotiations will...

29-Jun-2019 Osaka

G20: Trump calls MBS 'friend', ignores Khashoggi

US President Donald Trump on Saturday called Saudi Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman a "friend," and ignored numerous questions about whether he planned to discuss the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.During a working breakfast on the second day...

29-Jun-2019 Osaka

G20: Trump set to discuss Huawei with Xi

US President Donald Trump said he would be discussing American actions toward Huawei Technologies Co. when he meets his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Saturday in a session that will include a possible trade deal.The President added, during a morning...

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