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Topic: SCO Summit

I visited the land of Babur and Timur, Uzbekistan’s ‘national hero’

In Uzbekistan to cover the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, I saw the land of Timur whom Indian history books will always remember as the 'plunderer' of Delhi.

‘Today’s era not of war,’ Modi’s advice to Putin grabs headlines in the west

PM Modi's message to Putin at the SCO Summit was featured on several international publications, including CNN and The New York Times.

Modi, Erdoğan bury Kashmir hatchet for now, discuss trade during bilateral meet in Uzbekistan

PM Modi and Turkish President Erdoğan met on the margins of the SCO summit in Samarkand and discussed bilateral trade and investment, while keeping politics aside.

‘Not an era for war,’ says Modi. Putin tells him Russia will ‘do its best to stop’ Ukraine war

Putin said he is aware of the Indian PM's position on conflict. The two met on sidelines of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit and discussed ways to enhance trade ties.

Pakistan PM Sharif counters Modi’s ‘connectivity’ bid at SCO summit, says focus on central Asia

No meeting held between the prime ministers on summit sidelines. Pakistan foreign minister Bilawal says 'difficult to speak to India since abrogation of Article 370'.

On sidelines of SCO Summit, PM Modi holds bilateral talks with Vladimir Putin in Samarkand

Samarkand: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit...

Modi bats for connectivity at SCO summit, seeks ‘free transit rights’ among member states

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation should create 'reliable, resilient and diversified supply chains', give utmost priority to food & energy security, PM Modi says at summit.

Narendra Modi looks forward to exchanging regional views, expansion of group at SCO summit

Modi will join Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Iran's Ebrahim Raisi, among others in Samarkand.

Issue of legitimacy, international recognition — why Taliban was not invited to SCO summit

Rakhmatulla Nurimbetov, Uzbekistan's national coordinator of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation said 'Afghanistan not (being) present in meeting does not mean their issues will not get priority'.

PM Modi to attend SCO summit in Uzbekistan

At the invitation of Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Modi will be visiting Samarkand on 15-16 September, the Ministry of External Affairs said.

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Jaishankar to embark on his 1st visit to New Zealand from Oct 5

G20 has 5 daunting challenges and India’s presidency can turn this crisis into opportunity

India should highlight its leadership in low-cost vaccine tech, effective health immunisation delivery, generic pharmaceutical manufacturing, and solar energy.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.


Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.