Friday, 27 May, 2022

Topic: BRICS

Modi carried friendship band to Africa, except it is a 10-point guide for mutual engagement

In ‘The Harambee Factor’, former Indian ambassador to African Union Gurjit Singh talks about how under Modi ministry, Africa has been receiving a lot of economic support.

Putin talks closer ties with Beijing, slams US’ Winter Olympics boycott in Chinese media column

Russian President Vladimir Putin's op-ed for Chinese state-owned Xinhua News Agency comes ahead of his visit to Beijing for the Winter Olympics.

Modi, Xi to again ‘face’ each other at BRICS summit tomorrow after 10 months

Focus of the BRICS Summit, apart from Covid cooperation, will be the new Taliban caretaker govt in Afghanistan, and channelising development aid there.

PM Modi to chair 13th BRICS summit on 9 September, meet to focus on Afghanistan

India has outlined multilateral system, counter-terrorism, use of digital tools for achieving SDGs and enhancing people-to-people exchanges as priority areas for its chairship.

BRICS with a Capital C: How Covid robbed members of economic advantage

Vaccine manufacturers China and Russia never came forward to share the formula with or waive IPR for other BRICS members. So much for the cooperation in the Covid fight.

BRICS ‘model for cooperation’ between countries, says China after foreign ministers’ meet

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin further said all member countries shall jointly uphold real multilateralism, abide by the UN charter and reject hegemonic bullying.

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.

PM Modi to attend virtual BRICS summit tomorrow

The MEA said the leaders would be discussing intra-BRICS cooperation and key issues including the reform of the multilateral system, measures to mitigate the impact of Covid.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to attend virtual BRICS meet amid rising border tensions

The online meeting of the five foreign ministers will focus on the international situation and BRICS cooperation, Beijing said.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.


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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.