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India's Modi to visit China this week as rapprochement gathers pace

India's Modi to visit China this week as rapprochement gathers pace

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China later this week for an informal meeting with President Xi Jinping, as efforts at rapprochement gather pace following a testing year in ties between the two giant neighbours.

Modi faces protests as he signs £1bn deal on UK trip

Modi faces protests as he signs £1bn deal on UK trip

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday set to sign £1 billion ($1.42 billion, 1.14 billion euros) of investment deals with Britain during a visit to London, where he was met by hundreds of religious protesters.

Macron-Modi love on show as France courts India

Macron-Modi love on show as France courts India

French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday said he wanted his country to be India's best partner in Europe as he started a three-day trip to the country aimed at ratcheting up security and energy ties.

Canadian PM gets bear hug from India's Modi

Canadian PM gets bear hug from India's Modi

Trudeau and Modi are scheduled to hold delegation-level talks later in the day during which they are expected to discuss trade and investment, defence ties, climate change and cooperation in civil nuclear energy, Indian diplomats said.

Trudeau and family visit Gandhi ashram in Gujarat

Trudeau and family visit Gandhi ashram in Gujarat

The Canadian first family tried their hand at spinning cotton on a traditional wheel at the Sabarmati Ashram. Gandhi was a great believer in cottage industries like spinning and weaving khadi cotton cloth.

Modi to visit Palestine, meet Abbas during Middle East tour

Modi to visit Palestine, meet Abbas during Middle East tour

Modi will meet Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in an overture seen as India's effort to balance its decades-old support for the occupied territories against its growing closeness to Israel.

Modi declares victory for ruling party in state elections

Modi declares victory for ruling party in state elections

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared victory Monday in two state elections, including a closely-fought race in his stronghold of Gujarat where the charismatic leader fronted the campaign.

Scorpene-class submarine joins Indian Navy, first of six

Scorpene-class submarine joins Indian Navy, first of six

The submarine INS Kalvari was built by the Goa-based Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) with technological collaboration from French industrial group DCNS, which specialises in naval defence.

India's Modi remains overwhelmingly popular, says Pew poll

India's Modi remains overwhelmingly popular, says Pew poll

Nearly nine out of 10 Indians hold a favourable opinion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and more than two-thirds are satisfied with the direction he is taking the country ...

Tillerson to meet India's Modi amid China's rising influence in Asia

Tillerson to meet India's Modi amid China's rising influence in Asia

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday on his first official visit to South Asia, as the world's two biggest democracies ...

Modi party under fire for demanding cuts in Indian film

Modi party under fire for demanding cuts in Indian film

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party came under fire on Saturday for demanding cuts to an Indian film, claiming it showcased ‘anti-Modi hatred’.

Modi expands ministry with eye on performance, elections

Modi expands ministry with eye on performance, elections

The rejig of the council of ministers, which also saw the exit of six members, is being seen as an attempt by Modi to improve the performance of his government as the 2019 general elections near.