Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicBRICS summit

Topic: BRICS summit

India expected to resist anti-US propaganda at BRICS Summit with Xi, Putin

The BRICS summit is being hosted by China in a virtual format on 23-24 June. Xi will set the tone for the summit with a speech on Wednesday, a day before the leaders are set to gather.

As Modi readies to talk to China and Russia virtually, realism rules

Modi will virtually meet BRICS leaders this week, rub shoulders with Western leaders next. India is adjusting its foreign policy to keep pace with the ways of the world.

Keep India-China ties on ‘right track’, says Chinese envoy, pushes for ‘win-win mentality’

Ambassador Sun Weidong was speaking on 72nd anniversary of establishment of diplomatic ties between China & India. The country is keen to have PM Modi visit for BRICS Summit.

India-China have reached ‘understanding’ on Ladakh disengagement but no timeline, says Jaishankar

China invited PM Modi to BRICS Summit, is keen on bilateral ties returning to ‘normalcy’ but there are still friction areas, external affairs minister said after Chinese counterpart’s visit.

China propaganda now in Spanish, German, Russian. And Weibo gushes over Ford’s India exit

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

BRICS leaders urge Afghanistan to refrain from violence, settle crisis by peaceful means

In the New Delhi Declaration adopted at the end of BRICS Summit Thursday, the leaders emphasised the need to uphold human rights in Afghanistan, including that of women, children & minorities.

Jaishankar to host BRICS foreign ministers meet on Tuesday, leaders to discuss Covid situation

The foreign ministers are also likely to delve into ways to enhance the intra-BRICS cooperation, especially people-to-people cooperation, the MEA said in a statement.

China backs India hosting 2021 BRICS summit, says will help strengthen communication

While China said it will work with other BRICS nations to strengthen dialogue and expand cooperation, it did not specify whether President Xi Jinping would attend the summit.

Xi Jinping offers to cooperate with India & other BRICS nations to develop Covid vaccine

Xi Jinping also proposed to convene a BRICS symposium on traditional medicine to explore its role in coronavirus prevention and treatment.

Countries supporting, assisting terrorists need to be held guilty, says PM Modi at BRICS

In his virtual address, Modi also underlined the need for reform of the UNSC as well as multilateral bodies like the World Trade Organisation and the International Monetary Fund.

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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