Written by Shubhajit Roy
| New Delhi |
Updated: November 15, 2018 6:49:07 am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) shakes hand with the US Vice President Michael Richard Pence, on the sidelines of East Asia Summit, in Singapore, Wednesday.While there has been substantial enhancement in the defence relationship and India’s import of equipment from the US, Modi stressed that there was a great opportunity for the US for setting up defence industry in India.
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Written by Shubhajit Roy
After the third meeting of the Quadrilateral grouping, India on Thursday said the four countries reaffirmed the ASEAN centrality as the cornerstone of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.However, in Delhi, the Vietnam envoy was non-committal in backing the “Quad” or quadrilateral coalition among India, the US, Japan and Australia, saying it welcomes any initiative to bring peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region but is opposed to the formation of any military alliance.
This was the first time since the IC-814 hijack in 1999 that Indian government representatives publicly engaged with the Taliban.In Moscow, host Russia said no one should play “geopolitical games” in Afghanistan and participation of Taliban and Afghan High Peace Council representatives was aimed at creating conditions for direct talks.
In 40 years of making music, Elvis Costello has often collaborated across genres like with fellow Liverpudlian Paul McCartney, Burt Bacharach, and Questlove and the Roots.He continues that tradition of collaboration with his new album, "Look Now," which Rolling Stone said "finds him squaring his restless artistic impulses with his storied past.
By: PTI | New Delhi |
Updated: October 20, 2018 9:45:13 pm
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, shakes hand with his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe before a meeting in New Delhi, India, Saturday, Oct.During the talks, Modi and Wickremesinghe reviewed the progress in implementation of various decisions taken during the high level exchanges in the recent past, including Modi’s visit to Sri Lanka in May 2017.
ImagePrime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan acquiesced to President Trump in New York last month, agreeing to bilateral trade talks with the United States instead of discussions involving multiple countries.Hagerty, the United States ambassador to Japan, said Japanese officials had not fully grasped political realities in the United States when they pressed for regional talks.
ImageThe United States is looking to strike bilateral trade agreements with Asian countries like Vietnam as it tries to pressure China.Unlike the Trans-Pacific Partnership or the bilateral free trade agreements envisioned by the Trump administration, it would not impose minimum labor standards or restrictions on state-owned enterprises.
By: Reuters | Ankara |
Published: October 17, 2018 3:09:12 pm
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan meets with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at Esenboga International Airport in Ankara, Turkey October 17, 2018.(Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Press Office/Handout via REUTERS)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Ankara on Wednesday following talks with Saudi Arabia’s king and crown prince about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The Sabarimala temple was once owned by the royal family of Pandalam, and its administration was handed over to the then princely state of Travancore in 1949.The checking of vehicles en route to Sabarimala by women, chanting ‘Swamiya Saranam Ayyappa’ mantras aloud and clapping their hands, began Monday evening.
But the president embarked on a lesson of the Civil War while speaking to an audience in Ohio on Friday, praising generals on both sides and telling the story of President Lincoln's relationship with Ulysses S.Lee was a great general and Abraham Lincoln developed a phobia,” Trump began, referencing the Confederate general who won many of the early battles against Lincoln's Union army.
By: Reuters | Seoul |
Published: October 7, 2018 9:25:18 am
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (File)
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he expects to hold talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he hopes will lead North Korea to give up a nuclear weapons program that potentially threatens the United States.” An official of the State Department was not immediately able to confirm Pompeo’s arrival in Pyongyang, from where outside communication can be limited.