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India, China discuss mutual investment

India and China discussed in detail further cooperation and coordination in areas such as mutual investments and market access on Saturday amid a protectionist push from the US. The two countries held another round of their Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED)…

US puts India on currency watch list

The Trump administration has put India under a watch list of countries whose foreign exchange policies it says need monitoring to ensure “free, fair, and reciprocal” trade. The US Treasury Department in a report to Congress said on Friday that…

Doval holds talks with Yang Jiechi in Shanghai

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday held talks with Chinese Communist Party Politburo Member and Director of the Foreign Affairs Commission of the Central Committee Yang Jiechi on a wide range of bilateral, regional and international issues in Shanghai….

India, Bangladesh sign 6 MoUs

India and Bangladesh on Monday signed six MOUs to strengthen development cooperation between the two countries.  Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale and his Bangladesh counterpart M Shahidul Haque witnessed the signing of the documents at state guesthouse Padma here…

Pak PM arrives in Afghanistan on day-long visit

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday arrived here for a day-long visit on the invitation of Afghan President Muhammad Ashraf Ghani, the media reported. During his visit, PM Abbasi will have in-depth consultations with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and…

Saudi Arabia to enter film production

Saudi Arabia, after opening movie theatres, wants to produce films and become a movie-making hub for the Arabic-speaking world. The government last month set up the country’s first national film industry body, which it is likely to be launched at…

Malaysian PM announces dissolution of parliament

Malysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak on Friday announced the dissolution of Parliament, seeking a strong mandate for the ruling coalition in the general election expected early May. “The king has permitted for parliament to be dissolved effective Saturday, April…