Sri Lanka, India discuss defence, security cooperation

Sri Lanka, India discuss defence, security cooperation

Saturday, 12 June 2021 | PTI | Colombo

Sri Lanka's Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne has held talks with Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay on ways to further enhance defence and security cooperation between the two countries. Gunaratne expressed his views on matters of defence cooperation and recalled the long existing bilateral ties and cooperation between the two countries,...

Biden reinvigorates tariff war against India with retaliation to digital tax

Biden reinvigorates tariff war against India with retaliation to digital tax

Sunday, 06 June 2021 | IANS | New York

The US tariff war against India has been reinvigorated by President Joe Biden threatening to increase import duties on a range of imports, from prawns and Basmati rice to furniture and jewellery, in retaliation against New Delhi imposing Digital Services Tax (DS) on tech giants. The US Trade Representative Katherine Tai...

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Modi and Xi are "responsible" leaders, can solve Sino-India issues: Putin

Saturday, 05 June 2021 | PTI | St. Petersburg (Russia)

Asserting that both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are "very responsible" leaders, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday said they both are capable of solving Sino-India issues, and cautioned against any interference from "extra-regional power" in the process. With Russia publicly critical of the Quad, the four-nation...

US lawmakers hail move to send Covid vaccines to India, other countries

US lawmakers hail move to send Covid vaccines to India, other countries

Saturday, 05 June 2021 | PTI | Washington

Top American lawmakers on Friday applauded the Biden Administration for its decision to distribute 25 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to India and other countries. “I applaud the Biden Administration's commitment to getting COVID-19 vaccines to countries that need them most,” Senator John Cornyn, Co-Chair of the Senate India Caucus said. “As...

Singapore Red Cross sends Rs 38 crore for COVID-19 relief to India

Singapore Red Cross sends Rs 38 crore for COVID-19 relief to India

Friday, 04 June 2021 | PTI | Singapore

Singapore Red Cross (SRC) is sending nearly SGD 7 million (approx Rs 38 crore) to its counterpart in India for distribution to hospitals and medical institutions fighting the country's worst health crisis, its secretary general and CEO Benjamin Williams has said. Williams received a SGD1 million cheque of donations collected by...

Not right time to talk about vaccine supply abroad: India

Not right time to talk about vaccine supply abroad: India

Thursday, 03 June 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

As the demand for COVID-19 vaccines rises globally, India on Thursday said it would not be right to talk about the supply of jabs to other countries at the moment as it is currently ramping up domestic production for its own inoculation programme. Elaborating the steps taken by the government to...

UNGA chief 'saddened' by India's reactions to his Kashmir statements

UNGA chief 'saddened' by India's reactions to his Kashmir statements

Wednesday, 02 June 2021 | IANS | United Nations

General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir is "saddeneda¿ by India's reaction to his statements on Kashmir, according to his Deputy Spokesperson Amy Quantrill, who has asserted that they were taken out of context. She said at a news briefing on Tuesday, "The President was saddened to see a press statement from the...

Rajnath Singh speaks to Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton

Rajnath Singh speaks to Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton

Tuesday, 01 June 2021 | PTI | New Delhi

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday spoke to his Australian counterpart Peter Dutton primarily focusing on the measures taken by both countries to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Following the conversation, Singh said India remained fully committed to implementing the comprehensive strategic partnership with Australia and that both sides looked forward to...

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