China ready to further boost cooperation with ASEAN

Nay Pyi Taw, Nov 21 : China is ready to further boost cooperation with the ASEAN, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said. Wang said on Monday that Beijing has appreciated positive response of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to China’s proposal to formulate a vision for strategic partnership between China and the ASEAN […]

India’s UN envoy meeting Security Council, General Assembly heads on ICJ election

By Arul Louis United Nations, Nov 20 : India’s Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin on Monday morning met presidents of the Security Council, Sebastiano Cardi, and the General Assembly, Miroslav Lajcak, ahead of the deadlocked world court election scheduled for later in the day, Lajcak’s Spokesperson Brenden Varma said. They also met British Permanent Representative Matthew […]

Young, early-stage entrepreneurs to attend GES in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Nov 20 : The entrepreneurs attending the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) here this month are mostly young and who just started their businesses, an official said on Monday. “They are young mostly in their 30s. They are neither startups nor established businesses,” said Jayesh Ranjan, Secretary, Information Technology and Commerce. A total of 1,200 […]

Connectivity, climate change, terrorism to impact businesses: Jaishankar

New Delhi, Nov 20 : Connectivity, climate and terrorism are three key issues that will impact businesses in a changing world, Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar said here on Monday. “What we see before us is predictably — a very diverse and differentiated picture that will both shape, and will be shaped by, a new set […]

Gadkari to meet London Mayor, to adopt city’s transport system

New Delhi, Nov 20 : Minister for Road, Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Monday said he will meet the Mayor of London to boost the government’s efforts to adopt the London transport system, including electric double-decker buses. Addressing a two-day conference on “Smart Mobility” here, Gadkari said the meeting was scheduled for next […]

Pakistani flotilla visits Iran to deepen naval exchanges

Tehran, Nov 20 : Two vessels of the Pakistani Navy berthed at Iran’s southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Monday for a friendly visit, Tasnim news agency reported. The Pakistani vessels, a frigate and a sail training ship, docked for a five-day visit that will also include joint military exercises, Commander of Iran’s First […]