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BRICS proposes vaccine access, consumer safety

At the 11th BRICS trade ministers meeting, held under the chairmanship of Indian commerce minister Piyush Goyal, members agreed to work on newer areas such as consumer protection, e-commerce, genetic resources, traditional knowledge and cooperation in professional services
An Air India flight carrying doses of the Covishield vaccine manufactured in India is seen after its arrival at the Velana International Airport, in Male on January 20, 2021. (AFP)
An Air India flight carrying doses of the Covishield vaccine manufactured in India is seen after its arrival at the Velana International Airport, in Male on January 20, 2021. (AFP)
Updated on Sep 05, 2021 05:03 AM IST
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By Rajeev Jayaswal, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Doval talks on state-sponsored terrorism at meeting of BRICS NSAs

India took a veiled dig at Pakistan over cross-border terrorism and said that activities of state-supported terrorist groups like LeT and JeM threaten peace.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and other officials during a virtual meeting of BRICS, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI)
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and other officials during a virtual meeting of BRICS, in New Delhi on Tuesday. (ANI)
Published on Aug 24, 2021 10:22 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Avik Roy, New Delhi

India to chair BRICS 2021 trade fair, MSME roundtable

BRICS trade fair will be held from August 16-18; roundtable on July 22 and the workshops will be held on July 16 and August 13 says Commerce Ministry on Tuesday.
BRICS Trade Ministers meeting to be held on 3 September 2021, to be chaired by Piyush Goyal, the Commerce and Industry Minister.
BRICS Trade Ministers meeting to be held on 3 September 2021, to be chaired by Piyush Goyal, the Commerce and Industry Minister.
Published on Jul 20, 2021 06:18 PM IST
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Brics backs Covid-19 vaccine patent waivers

The ministers reiterated the need for sharing vaccine doses, transfer of technology and development of local production capacities.
Foreign ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa did a collective 'namaste' after the meeting of BRICS concluded, in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)
Foreign ministers of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa did a collective 'namaste' after the meeting of BRICS concluded, in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jun 02, 2021 04:50 AM IST
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By Rezaul H Laskar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

News updates from HT: BRICS foreign ministers focus on Covid pandemic

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Indian external affairs minister S Jaishankar.(Reuters)
Indian external affairs minister S Jaishankar.(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 01, 2021 09:00 PM IST
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IMF quota review: Sitharaman pushes for greater coordination among BRICS nations

The finance minister pointed out the need of BRICS nations to respond to the COVID-19 crisis through policy support and enhanced international coordination.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during a virtual meeting of BRICS finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman during a virtual meeting of BRICS finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in New Delhi. (ANI Photo)
Published on Apr 06, 2021 10:20 PM IST
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BRICS bank grants over USD 1 billion Covid-19 assistance loan to China

This is the second emergency loan for the same amount approved by the NDB to help China fight the pandemic.
In April 2020, the bank set up a mechanism to offer emergency assistance program loans to its member countries(Reuters)
In April 2020, the bank set up a mechanism to offer emergency assistance program loans to its member countries(Reuters)
Published on Mar 02, 2021 10:31 PM IST
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India submits 9-point plan for WHO reforms

The proposals, which have been formally conveyed to UN and WHO authorities, also include changes and improvements in the body’s funding and governance, transparency in use of funds, and a greater role for the body in ensuring fair, affordable and equitable access to Covid-19 vaccines.
The Indian government has repeatedly raised the need to reform WHO at multilateral forums such as the G20 and BRICS this year.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
The Indian government has repeatedly raised the need to reform WHO at multilateral forums such as the G20 and BRICS this year.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
Updated on Dec 23, 2020 07:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Brics calls for equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccine

During the Brics Summit on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had called on the grouping to back the move by India and South Africa to secure exemption from intellectual property agreements for vaccines. The proposal is already facing opposition from developed countries, including the US and European Union member states.
Despite the currently strained India-China ties, Chinese President Xi Jinping too offered to work with India on vaccines during the Brics Summit.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
Despite the currently strained India-China ties, Chinese President Xi Jinping too offered to work with India on vaccines during the Brics Summit.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
Published on Nov 19, 2020 07:49 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

BRICS calls for fair and equitable distribution of Covid-19 vaccines

The WTO ) is expected to the take up a proposal by India and South Africa to waive patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines on Friday.
the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (Brics) grouping has said it will work for “fair, equitable and affordable” distribution of vaccines.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (Brics) grouping has said it will work for “fair, equitable and affordable” distribution of vaccines.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 06:27 PM IST
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PM Modi slams Pakistan as terror, vaccine top Brics agenda

Multilateralism, Modi said, is facing a crisis and questions are being raised about the functioning of global institutions since they haven’t kept pace with the times and are based on the mindset of 75 years ago.
Modi’s remarks on terrorism were endorsed by Putin, who said some countries were like the “black sheep of the family” and the world cannot afford any complacency in dealing with problems such as terrorism and the pandemic.(ANI Photo)
Modi’s remarks on terrorism were endorsed by Putin, who said some countries were like the “black sheep of the family” and the world cannot afford any complacency in dealing with problems such as terrorism and the pandemic.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 03:01 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar

BRICS countries urge for joint global effort to combat terrorism

The joint declaration by the BRICS countries said that the governments have the primary responsibility in combating terrorism with the United Nations continuing to play central and coordinating role in this area.
BRICS countries strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.(Reuters | Representational Image)
BRICS countries strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.(Reuters | Representational Image)
Updated on Nov 18, 2020 12:45 AM IST
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Moscow | By Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C

At Brics, PM Modi calls for holding countries backing terror guilty

PM Modi Modi said that multilateralism is facing a crisis and questions are being raised about the functioning of global institutions based on the mindset of 75 years ago.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the finalisation of the Brics Counter-Terrorism strategy as an important achievement.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi described the finalisation of the Brics Counter-Terrorism strategy as an important achievement.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 08:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar

Xi Jinping offers to cooperate with India, BRICS countries to develop Covid-19 vaccine

The virtual summit, hosted by Russia President Vladimir Putin, was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping(AP photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping(AP photo)
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 08:12 PM IST
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Beijing | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh

Terrorism, Covid-19 vaccine, self-reliant India: What PM Modi said at 12th Brics summit 2020

Countries that support the terrorists should be held accountable, PM Modi said.
PM Modi speaking at 12th Brics summit 2020 via video-conferencing.
PM Modi speaking at 12th Brics summit 2020 via video-conferencing.
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 05:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh

PM Narendra Modi, President Xi Jinping to join Brics summit today

The leaders will participate on the same platform for the second time in a week; On November 10, Modi and Xi participated in the virtual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), also hosted by Russia
Chinese President Xi Jinping and (right) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(REUTERS File)
Chinese President Xi Jinping and (right) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(REUTERS File)
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 04:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Zara Khan

PM Modi to attend BRICS summit: All you need to know about the 5-nation bloc

BRICS is an acronym which stands for its five member countries: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. This year’s summit, the group’s 12th, will take place virtually due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
BRICS Russia 2020 logo (twitter.com/BRICSRussia 2020)
BRICS Russia 2020 logo (twitter.com/BRICSRussia 2020)
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 10:28 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Karan Manral

Brics Summit: Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping to share platform again

The summit, being held against the backdrop of the pandemic, will discuss intra-Brics cooperation and key global issues such as reforming the multilateral system, measures to mitigate the impact of the Covid-19 crisis, and cooperation in counterterrorism, trade, health and energy.
This will be the second time Modi and Xi will be on the same virtual platform since the India-China border standoff emerged in the open in May.(Reuters file photo)
This will be the second time Modi and Xi will be on the same virtual platform since the India-China border standoff emerged in the open in May.(Reuters file photo)
Updated on Nov 17, 2020 09:09 AM IST
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Escalation of India-China tensions will hit regional stability; need to negotiate settlement: Russia

Moscow has played a behind-the-scenes role in nudging New Delhi and Beijing towards a negotiated settlement of the standoff
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping.(AP File)
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping.(AP File)
Updated on Nov 12, 2020 07:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar

From BRICS to SCO: India, China leaders to have face time at 5 summits in November

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping are expected to join the virtual summits of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on November 10.
File photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the BRICS leaders meeting(AP)
File photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the BRICS leaders meeting(AP)
Updated on Nov 02, 2020 09:02 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

PM Narendra Modi set to hold virtual summit with Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina, visit Dhaka next year

The Indian prime minister has accepted the Bangladesh government’s invitation to take part in the celebrations to be held in Dhaka on March 26. The visit will be preceded by a virtual summit between Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina in mid-December
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.(HT Archive)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.(HT Archive)
Updated on Oct 19, 2020 05:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar

PM Modi dials Putin, wants to host him as soon as global health crisis wanes

The Prime Minister’s planned visit to Russia for a summit with the president and meetings of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) and the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (BRICS) didn’t materialise because of the travel restrictions imposed worldwide following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the phone with President Vladimir Putin to convey his greetings to the Russian president on the occasion of his birthday. (Image used for representation).(PTI PHOTO.)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on the phone with President Vladimir Putin to convey his greetings to the Russian president on the occasion of his birthday. (Image used for representation).(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on Oct 07, 2020 05:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

PM Modi, Xi to come ‘face-to-face’ at virtual Brics Summit next month

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to come face to face, virtually, during the 12th summit of the Brics grouping to be held on November 17 via video conference.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping(File photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chinese President Xi Jinping(File photo)
Updated on Oct 06, 2020 04:02 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Virtual BRICS Summit on Nov 17; PM Modi, Xi set for a face-off

In May, Russia postponed the BRICS Summit amid Covid-19 pandemic. The Summit was supposed to take place in St Petersburg, Russia.
The Russian side formally announced on Monday that the BRICS Summit will be held virtually on November 17 with the theme of “BRICS partnership for global stability, shared security and innovative growth”.(ANI)
The Russian side formally announced on Monday that the BRICS Summit will be held virtually on November 17 with the theme of “BRICS partnership for global stability, shared security and innovative growth”.(ANI)
Updated on Oct 05, 2020 08:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

PM Modi visited 58 countries since 2015

Minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan said PM Modi’s visits to the countries have enhanced their understanding of India’s perspectives on bilateral, regional and global issues.
PM Narendra Modi’s last trip was to Brazil on November 13-14 in 2019 where he attended a summit of influential grouping BRICS.(Reuters File Photo)
PM Narendra Modi’s last trip was to Brazil on November 13-14 in 2019 where he attended a summit of influential grouping BRICS.(Reuters File Photo)
Published on Sep 22, 2020 11:26 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

BRICS NSAs discuss anti-terror plan

The NSAs also discussed biological security cooperation and information and communications technology security, and there was a proposal to continue work on a system for countering security threats in the sphere of information.
Contrary to speculation, there were no bilateral discussions by the Indian and Chinese NSAs on the margins of the meeting against the backdrop of the border standoff.(Mohd Zakir/HT file photo)
Contrary to speculation, there were no bilateral discussions by the Indian and Chinese NSAs on the margins of the meeting against the backdrop of the border standoff.(Mohd Zakir/HT file photo)
Updated on Sep 18, 2020 08:01 AM IST
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Indian, Chinese NSAs to join BRICS meet today; no bilateral talks on cards

This will be the fourth time this month that top Indian and Chinese leaders have been part of multilateral meetings hosted by Russia.
File photo: National security advisor Ajit Doval.(Raj K Raj/ HT Photo)
File photo: National security advisor Ajit Doval.(Raj K Raj/ HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 17, 2020 12:18 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena

Brics wary of global conflicts

The Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa (Brics) grouping on Friday expressed concern at violence and conflicts in different parts of the world and said such situations should be resolved peacefully through political dialogue.
S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India(File photo)
S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs of India(File photo)
Updated on Sep 05, 2020 09:09 AM IST
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BRICS foreign ministers express concern at conflicts, call for resolution through dialogue

The ministers pointed to the UN Security Council resolution 2532 of 2020 demanding a general and immediate cessation of hostilities in all situations, with the exception of operations against terror groups sanctioned by the Security Council, and calling for a “durable humanitarian pause” amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
The joint statement issued after a virtual meeting of Brics foreign ministers didn’t refer to any particular conflict, and the grouping has a convention of not taking up bilateral issues between its members. However, the meeting was held against the backdrop of the months-long border standoff between India and China, two of the grouping’s key members.(AP PHOTO.)
The joint statement issued after a virtual meeting of Brics foreign ministers didn’t refer to any particular conflict, and the grouping has a convention of not taking up bilateral issues between its members. However, the meeting was held against the backdrop of the months-long border standoff between India and China, two of the grouping’s key members.(AP PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 04, 2020 11:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Rajnath Singh, Jaishankar set to visit Russia for SCO meetings next month

Asked about the matter during a news briefing, external affairs ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava only confirmed that the external affairs minister has received an invitation for the SCO foreign ministers’ meeting.
The people said bilateral meetings had so far been arranged between Rajnath Singh and S Jaishankar and their Russian counterparts, though there were no proposals as of now for meetings with the Chinese ministers expected to attend the SCO meetings. (Photo @DrSJaishankar)
The people said bilateral meetings had so far been arranged between Rajnath Singh and S Jaishankar and their Russian counterparts, though there were no proposals as of now for meetings with the Chinese ministers expected to attend the SCO meetings. (Photo @DrSJaishankar)
Updated on Aug 27, 2020 11:11 PM IST
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