Modi holds bilateral meeting with Chinese President

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 11:00

Xiamen (China), Sep 5, Days after a standoff between Indian and Chinese troops along the Sikkim sector of the international border, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the 9th BRICS Summit here.


Modi again raises terror issue at BRICS forum

Tue, 09/05/2017 - 10:48

Xiamen (China), Sep 5, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday again raised the issue of terrorism at a BRICS forum here while suggesting 10 commitments to be made by the five-member bloc for their role in global transformation.


BRICS backs India's stand, asks nations to stop financing terror

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 21:02

Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Without naming Pakistan or any other nation, Foreign Ministers of BRICS countries on Monday asked the countries accused of supporting terrorism to stop financing terrorists and their activities after India told the five-country bloc to stop differentiating between good and bad terrorists and step up the fight against the "global menace".


BRICS recognised 'state protected terrorism as biggest challenge: Sushma Swaraj

Tue, 10/18/2016 - 12:04

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said the just concluded BRICS Summit in Goa recognised "state sponsored and state protected terrorism" as the "biggest" challenge and that it could no longer be the business as usual while dealing with the threat.


BRICS issues Goa Declaration pledging enhanced global role

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 03:12

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 17 (IANS) The emerging-market bloc of BRICS issued a joint declaration here, after a meeting, looking to play a bigger role and contribute more to the global governance system.


Modi concludes BRICS summit, calls it a success

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 02:16

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded the eighth summit of the emerging-market bloc of BRICS in Goa, thanking the other leaders for their support to make the summit a success.


BIMSTEC countries condemn terror, want constructive partnership with BRICS

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 21:52

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 16 (IANS) Bimstec leaders on Sunday called for sustainable development, economic progress, poverty eradication and comprehensive stamping out of terrorism and closer relation with BRICS even as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the region faces many challenges but also has many economic opportunities.


Modi calls for intra-BRICS trade target of $500 bn by 2020

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 21:16

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 16 (IANS) The 8th BRICS Summit concluded here on Sunday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi calling upon leaders of the group of emerging economies to double the size of intra-grouping trade to $500 billion by next five years.


PM Modi thanks Bhutan for support after Uri attack

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 21:00

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked his Bhutanese counterpart Tshering Tobgay for the support given by the Himalayan kingdom after last month's cross-border terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri.


Goa Declaration: BRICS nations condemn terrorism in all forms

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 19:08

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 16 (IANS) The BRICS countries on Sunday condemned recent terror attacks across the globe, including India, and agreed to strengthen cooperation in combating international terrorism both at the bilateral level and at international fora.


Suu Kyi lands in Goa ahead of BRICS-Bimstec summits

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 11:42

Benaulim (Goa), Oct 16 (IANS) Myanmar's State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi, landed in Goa on Sunday ahead of the BRICS-Bimstec Outreach Summit and a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.