New Delhi/UNI: Dismissing comparisons of the Quad alliance with the NATO, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar said on Saturday that while the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is a “Cold War term”, the Quad is working on issues like vaccines, supply chains, education and connectivity, which the NATO is not involved in.
July 2021 coincidentally happens to be landmark developments in relation to Communist China under the leadership of Xi Jinping, who has moulded himself in the frame of past Chinese Emperors by declaring himself President of the country for life and seeking regional, if not global, domination.
New York/IBNS:India on Friday abstained from voting on the United Nations General Assembly's (UNGA's) resolution for an arms embargo against Myanmar, saying it did not correspond to its views.
The just concluded 15th anniversary of the East Asia Summit (EAS), a premier forum in the Asia-Pacific region dealing with issues relating to security and defence and shaping a significant role in the strategic, geopolitical and economic evolution of East Asia, was held in the backdrop of geo-political turmoil caused by China’s extraordinary assertiveness on territorial claims, and a deadly virus wreaking havoc all over the region.
Bangkok/New Delhi/IBNS: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday called upon the international community to eliminate terrorist safe havens, disrupt their networks & financing and thwart their cross-border movement to ensure sustainable regional security.
Bangkok/UNI/IBNS: While the Opposition was gearing up to take on the NDA government, India on Monday conveyed to the 15 other participating countries of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) that it will not join the grouping in 'national interest'.
New Delhi/Bangkok/IBNS: Amid concerns voiced by opposition parties, India is not going to join the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership or RCEP with media quoting Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that his "conscience won't allow it". The PM declined to sign RCEP saying he was guided by the impact it would have on all Indians. In view of current global situation, fairness of the agreement and India's core interest which remained unresolved India decided not to join it, according to a briefing by India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
Bangkok/IBNS/UNI: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Monday met Australian PM Scott Morrison at the sidelines of the India-ASEAN and East Asia Summit 2019 at Bangkok.
Bangkok/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Bangkok on Sunday on the sidelines of ASEAN/EAS related meetings.
Bangkok, Nov 3 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Thailand counterpart Gen Prayut Chan-o-Cha on Sunday welcomed the growing air connectivity between the two countries and start of a direct flight between Bangkok and Guwahati.
New Delhi/Bangkok/IBNS: Indian PM Narendra Modi will address ‘Sawasdee PM Modi’ community programme in Bangkok at 6 PM on Saturday.
New Delhi/IBNS: President of India Ram Nath Kovind, addressed the India-Philippines Business Conclave and the 4th ASEAN-India Business Summit in Manila, Philippines on Saturday.
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 3 (IBNS): Visiting Malaysia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has met Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad before departing for Singapore to attend the summit of foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IBNS): On the occasion of 69th Republic Day, the bonding between India and ten ASEAN nations was displayed in the national capital on Friday.
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IBNS): After addressing the plenary of the World Economic Forum on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is flying back to the country to hold bilateral meetings with ASEAN leaders on the sidelines of the Indian-ASEAN Commemorative Summit, beginning on Wednesday, media reports said.