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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(ANI file)

PM Modi to deliver keynote address at IIT 2020 Global Summit

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2020 08:41 AM IST
The Summit will focus on issues like the global economy, technology, innovation, health, habitat conservation and universal education, according to an official release.
According to a person closely associated with the WEF, the announcement suggests the forum is unlikely to cancel the physical meeting. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse
According to a person closely associated with the WEF, the announcement suggests the forum is unlikely to cancel the physical meeting. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

WEF to hold ‘twin summit’ in January

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2020 06:49 AM IST
The WEF said the political, economic and social disruptions caused by the crisis had exposed the inadequacies of health, financial and energy systems, leaving leaders at a crossroads.
The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will be held in Guwahati and the two leaders will also travel to Imphal to visit the Peace Museum.(REUTERS PHOTO.)
The meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will be held in Guwahati and the two leaders will also travel to Imphal to visit the Peace Museum.(REUTERS PHOTO.)

India, Japan to hold annual summit during December 15-17

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 06, 2019 11:16 PM IST
The two sides zeroed in on Guwahati as the venue because of the focus on India’s northeastern states under the Act East Forum launched by India and Japan almost two years ago and the substantial development assistance provided to the region by Tokyo.
A youngster being led away after he disrupted chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh’s interaction with TV host Prannoy Roy that was being telecast live on the inaugural day of the Progressive Punjab Investors Summit in Mohali on Thursday.(HT Photo)
A youngster being led away after he disrupted chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh’s interaction with TV host Prannoy Roy that was being telecast live on the inaugural day of the Progressive Punjab Investors Summit in Mohali on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Watch | Second India-China informal summit: Decoding the larger issues at play

Hindustan Times | By Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON OCT 10, 2019 03:17 PM IST
In this week’s WorldView, a conversation with leading strategic affairs analyst Happymon Jacob of the Jawaharlal Nehru University on what will be on the table when Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping hold their second informal summit after India-China ties were hit by several irritants in recent weeks.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping for a two day informal summit at heritage town Mamallapuram near Chennai next month(PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host Chinese President Xi Jinping for a two day informal summit at heritage town Mamallapuram near Chennai next month(PTI)

PM Modi to host China’s Xi for 2-day informal summit next month

New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2019 11:56 PM IST
While the Modi government is tight-lipped about the informal summit, the issue was taken up at the diplomatic level with newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong today making his customary calls to high offices.
Piyush Gupta, Chief Executive Officer of DBS Group, addresses the audience during the HT MintAsia Leadership Summit, in Singapore, on Friday(HT Photos)
Piyush Gupta, Chief Executive Officer of DBS Group, addresses the audience during the HT MintAsia Leadership Summit, in Singapore, on Friday(HT Photos)

‘Our bet on India is long term’: DBS chief at HT-MintAsia Leadership Summit

By Joji Thomas Philip
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2019 12:59 PM IST
In Asia, a nominal GDP growth still looks like 5-6%, compared to 2%, or less, in other parts of the world. Gupta said the Asia growth story has legs based on its secular drivers and its own demand.
Aiming to give a push to chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s one trillion dollar economy goal for Uttar Pradesh, the state government is likely to organise the third ground breaking ceremony by the year-end. (ANI Photo)
Aiming to give a push to chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s one trillion dollar economy goal for Uttar Pradesh, the state government is likely to organise the third ground breaking ceremony by the year-end. (ANI Photo)

UP to host 3rd ground breaking ceremony by year-end, global investors’ summit next year

Lucknow | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 11:24 PM IST
According to the industrial development ministry, the state government aims to set up some industrial units in 50 out of 75 districts across the state.
Kumar left India for mission Denali on June 15 and was expected to reach the Summit around July 10 but was able to complete her expedition before time because of fair weather conditions.(HT Photo)
Kumar left India for mission Denali on June 15 and was expected to reach the Summit around July 10 but was able to complete her expedition before time because of fair weather conditions.(HT Photo)

Indo-Tibetan Border Police DIG completes ‘Seven Summit’

Hindustan times, Dehradun | By Suparna Roy
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2019 07:45 AM IST
Kumar is a 2002 batch IPS from Uttar Pradeshh cadre and is currently posted as Deputy Inspector General, Indo Tibetan Border Police Northern Frontier at Dehradun.
Talking about eastern India, he said the region occupies an important place in the context of China, as it is the land of Lord Buddha.(HT photo)
Talking about eastern India, he said the region occupies an important place in the context of China, as it is the land of Lord Buddha.(HT photo)

Envoy for more bonhomie between Chinese provinces, Indian states

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 07:29 PM IST
Citing an instance, Consul general of China in Kolkata, Zha Liyou said such ties among twin cities between China and other countries are much higher -- Japan (250), US (over 200), Russia (140) and Germany (40).
President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear weapons, the White House announced Friday.(AFP)
President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to broker a deal to coax the North to give up its nuclear weapons, the White House announced Friday.(AFP)

Donald Trump to meet Kim again in February end, venue not known yet

Hindustan Times | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JAN 19, 2019 06:59 PM IST
In May, North Korea released three American detainees and sent them home with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after his meeting with the North Korean leader in Pyongyang
A top North Korean official’s visit to Washington is the strongest sign yet that President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are on the verge of announcing a second summit. This time, Kim’s likely to raise his price.(AFP)
A top North Korean official’s visit to Washington is the strongest sign yet that President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are on the verge of announcing a second summit. This time, Kim’s likely to raise his price.(AFP)

What does Kim Jong Un want? Trump’s next summit could be costly

By Youkyung Lee and Nick Wadhams, Bloomberg
UPDATED ON JAN 18, 2019 12:19 PM IST
Since Trump withdrew his war threats and launched talks with Kim Jong Un last year, the U.S.-backed sanctions against North Korea’s economy remain his strongest bargaining chip.
UK prime minister Theresa May comes to Brussels on Wednesday to fine tune the terms of the Brexit divorce.(HT File Photo)
UK prime minister Theresa May comes to Brussels on Wednesday to fine tune the terms of the Brexit divorce.(HT File Photo)

Days from summit, UK prime minister Theresa May takes Brexit battle to Brussels

Brussels | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON NOV 21, 2018 09:33 AM IST
Neither side has much wiggle room left to polish the withdrawal treaty nor the political declaration on future relations that goes alongside it, but May must show that she has left nothing on the table if she is to convince British MPs to ratify the deal.
EU President Donald Tusk on Thursday confirmed the bloc would hold a special summit to seal the hard-fought Brexit agreement with Britain on November 25.(HT File Photo)
EU President Donald Tusk on Thursday confirmed the bloc would hold a special summit to seal the hard-fought Brexit agreement with Britain on November 25.(HT File Photo)

EU’s Tusk says summit to sign Brexit deal November 25

Brussels | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2018 02:17 PM IST
Tusk’s announcement will come as a boost to British Prime Minister Theresa May as she begins the daunting task of selling the deal to a fractious parliament where she faces resistance from arch Brexiteers and EU supporters alike.
In June, Modi became the first Indian prime minister to deliver the keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue. He is in Singapore today for the 33rd Asean Summit and Related Summits.(REUTERS)
In June, Modi became the first Indian prime minister to deliver the keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue. He is in Singapore today for the 33rd Asean Summit and Related Summits.(REUTERS)

India must become an integral part of the region

By Lim Thuan Kuan
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2018 05:56 PM IST
India’s role in Asean should be anchored by growing economic ties, a goal that both sides have steadily advanced over the years. Since 2005, the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) has been the nucleus and nexus of our partnership.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a dinner hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his holiday home in Yamanashi, Japan on October 28, 2018.(PIB handout)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a dinner hosted by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his holiday home in Yamanashi, Japan on October 28, 2018.(PIB handout)

Ahead of summit, Abe hosts Modi at home, teaches him how to use chopsticks

Hindustan Times, Tokyo | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2018 06:43 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe met in the scenic Yamanashi prefecture at the foot of Mount Fuji, had a stroll and visited a factory manufacturing industrial robots. Abe later hosted Modi at his holiday home for a private dinner where he taught him to eat in the Japanese manner with chopsticks
Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, September 12, 2018.(REUTERS)
Pope Francis waves as he arrives to lead the Wednesday general audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican, September 12, 2018.(REUTERS)

Pope Francis summons bishops for summit on sexual abuse scandals

Associated Press, Vatican City | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 07:06 PM IST
The February 21-24 meeting at the Vatican is believed to be the first of its kind.
US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a joint news conference after their meeting in Helsinki, Finland.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a joint news conference after their meeting in Helsinki, Finland.(REUTERS)

Putin accuses ‘powerful forces in US’ of undermining summit with Trump

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 19, 2018 11:47 PM IST
US President Donald Trump meets with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, July 16, 2018.(REUTERS)
US President Donald Trump meets with Russia's President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, July 16, 2018.(REUTERS)

Trump and Putin open historic summit, US leader promises ‘extraordinary relationship’

Helsinki | By Agencies
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2018 05:31 PM IST
Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump met in Helsinki, Finland on Monday for their first one-on-one summit.
Trump and Kim meet in Singapore. The document signed by the two leaders committed Trump to providing security guarantees to North Korea, while Kim merely reaffirmed his commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula(AP)
Trump and Kim meet in Singapore. The document signed by the two leaders committed Trump to providing security guarantees to North Korea, while Kim merely reaffirmed his commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula(AP)

With legitimacy for N Korea, Kim emerges stronger from the summit

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2018 07:45 PM IST
The joint document listed no measures to finally end the war on the Korean Peninsula, where hostilities ended in 1953 with only an armistice.
US President Donald Trump, left, and Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, stand for photographs at the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC.(Bloomberg)
US President Donald Trump, left, and Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, stand for photographs at the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC.(Bloomberg)

Trump says all ready for summit with Kim Jong un; will be more than photo-op

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 11:41 PM IST
Singapore has designated a special event area of the Sentosa island tourist resort for Tuesday’s historic summit, which is expected to be covered by over 2,500 journalists from across the world.
US President Donald Trump with Kim Yong Chol, left, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong Un's closest aides, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Friday.(AP)
US President Donald Trump with Kim Yong Chol, left, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong Un's closest aides, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo after a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Friday.(AP)

Trump says summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un back on for June 12 in Singapore

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2018 10:59 PM IST
Donald Trump announced the summit with Kim Jong Un is back on after he received Kim Yong Chol, a former North Korean spy chief who’s been involved in decades of nuclear talks, in the Oval Office
US President Donald Trump(Bloomberg)
US President Donald Trump(Bloomberg)

Trump says summit with North Korea may still be on

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj, Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2018 10:52 PM IST
Trump had called off the summit on Thursday, accusing North Korea of “displaying tremendous anger and open hostility”. But he left the door open for the meet, saying if Kim changed his mind, he could “call me, or write”.
A protester wearing a mask of US President Donald Trump performs with cut-out photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a rally against the United States' policies against North Korea near the US embassy in Seoul, South Korea.(AP Photo)
A protester wearing a mask of US President Donald Trump performs with cut-out photos of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a rally against the United States' policies against North Korea near the US embassy in Seoul, South Korea.(AP Photo)

Show patience, goodwill, China tells US, North Korea after Trump cancels summit

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis, Beijing
UPDATED ON MAY 25, 2018 06:56 PM IST
Beijing had backed the summit and was possibly taken unawares with the cancellation following heated exchanges between Washington and Pyongyang this week.
US President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on May 24, 2018.(AP)
US President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on May 24, 2018.(AP)

Trump calls off summit with Kim over 'anger and hostility' from North Korea

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj, Washington
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2018 11:39 PM IST
Trump also warned North Korea that the US military is “ready if necessary” to respond to a “foolish or reckless act” by Pyongyang.
This picture taken on April 27, 2018 shows North Korea's signature dish of cold noodles served by Okryu-gwan, a famed restaurant in Pyongyang, during the official dinner of the inter-Korean summit in the truce village of Panmunjom.(AFP)
This picture taken on April 27, 2018 shows North Korea's signature dish of cold noodles served by Okryu-gwan, a famed restaurant in Pyongyang, during the official dinner of the inter-Korean summit in the truce village of Panmunjom.(AFP)

Kim Jong-un’s favourite cold noodles a hit in Seoul during Korean summit

Reuters, Seoul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 02:43 PM IST
North Korean dish Naengmyeon (cold noodles) is noodles in a chilled meat broth, topped with beef brisket, pickled radish, sliced cucumbers and half a boiled egg.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attend a banquet on the Peace House at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018.(Reuters Photo)
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attend a banquet on the Peace House at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018.(Reuters Photo)

After summit, South Korea plots ‘roadmap’ for Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un

Reuters, Seoul | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 10:29 PM IST
Many of the thorniest issues, however, can’t be solved by the two Koreas alone, leaving their leaders to focus on inter-Korean relations while trying to set the stage for Kim’s expected summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Guests will be served a dish from the hometown of the three South Korean presidents who will have hosted an inter-Korean summit.(Twitter Photo)
Guests will be served a dish from the hometown of the three South Korean presidents who will have hosted an inter-Korean summit.(Twitter Photo)

Korean summit: Japan objects to mango dessert decorated with controversial map

Indo Asian News Service, Tokyo | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 02:11 PM IST
Tokyo has protested about the mango mousse because the dish features a map of the Korean Peninsula that includes a contested island that is claimed by Japan
Students hold posters with pictures of South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un during a pro-unification rally ahead of the upcoming summit between North and South Korea in Seoul, South Korea April 26, 2018.(REUTERS)
Students hold posters with pictures of South Korea's President Moon Jae-in and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un during a pro-unification rally ahead of the upcoming summit between North and South Korea in Seoul, South Korea April 26, 2018.(REUTERS)

South Korea’s Moon to meet North Korea’s Kim at border for summit

Agence France-Presse, Seoul | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2018 09:24 AM IST
South Korean President Moon Jae-in will greet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Friday as the latter crosses a military demarcation line
Adults and children play with Lego bricks during the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Lego brick, at Lego House in Billund, Denmark, January 28, 2018. The Nordic nations are home to enterprising companies engaged in both old (Statoil, Ikea, Maersk, Lego, Volvo) and new (Nokia, Telenor, Spotify) industries(REUTERS)
Adults and children play with Lego bricks during the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the Lego brick, at Lego House in Billund, Denmark, January 28, 2018. The Nordic nations are home to enterprising companies engaged in both old (Statoil, Ikea, Maersk, Lego, Volvo) and new (Nokia, Telenor, Spotify) industries(REUTERS)

India-Nordic Summit: Rethink the priorities we accord the five Scandinavian countries

By Dhruva Jaishankar
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2018 12:18 PM IST
If one were genuinely interested in finding ways to balance social welfare with market reforms, improve governance at the local level, and increase entrepreneurship, focus on these small northern European nations
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