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Modi, Trump talk Defence, security

| | Manila:

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump on Monday held bilateral talks on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit during which they discussed a range of key issues, including Defence and security. 

The meeting in the Philippines capital came a day after officials of India, the US, Japan and Australia held talks to give shape to the much talked about quadrilateral alliance to keep the strategically important India-Pacific region free, open and inclusive.

The two leaders are understood to have discussed the security scenario in the region besides several other issues of mutual interests, including ways to further boost bilateral trade.

The move to set up the quadrilateral alliance comes in the backdrop of growing Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea. The US has been favouring a larger role for India in the strategically important Indo-Pacific region.

The use of the term “Indo-Pacific” by President Trump has led to speculation that it may have something to do with Washington preparing the ground for a revival of the so called quadrilateral strategic alliance between the US, Japan, Australia and India to counter China’s rise.



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L-G inspects Anand Vihar ISBT

15 Apr 2018 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday inspected Anand Vihar ISBT area and reviewed issues related to traffic, parking, encroachment and sanitation. He directed Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System Ltd (DIMTS) and East Delhi Municipal Corporation to remove all unauthorised encroachments near the entry point of Anand Vihar ISBT and surrounding footpaths to facilitate easy movement of pedestrians...

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State health centres bag national award

21 Apr 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

Khasmahal Sadar Hospital, East Singhbhum and Community Health Centre, Sundarpahadi have bagged the national Kayakalp Award by Union Health Ministry under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. The awards have been given to 13 states’ district hospitals, PHCs and CHCs for 2017-18 this year...

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