INDIA ASEAN SUMMIT
Delhi to host South Asia connectivity conference
Indo Pacific region is fast emerging as a pivot that is crucial to balancing global power and hence there is revived interest in the potential of South Asia.
Singapore summit: Mike Pence and Narendra Modi to discuss bilateral, defence cooperation, says White House
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Quadrilateral holds meet in Sinagpore; India harps on non-bloc security architecture
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President Ram Nath Kovind embarks on key visits to Indo-Pacific region
The President’s visit is part of India’s continuing and growing engagement with countries in the Indo-Pacific region under its "Act East” Policy.
Beijing ready to improve soured American military ties: US
"We need to make sure that when we step on one another's toes it doesn't escalate into something that would be catastrophic," Randall Schriver, the Pentagon's assistant secretary of defence for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs said.
Japan indicates efforts on to address India's concerns over RCEP
After years of negotiations, India last month pulled out of the proposed RCEP over unresolved "core concerns" at a summit meeting of the participating countries, saying the proposed pact in its current form would have adverse impact on lives and livelihoods of all Indians.
Govt may offer Samsung duty relief to restart its TV production
A senior govt official said the government and the company are discussing the matter.
India starting faceless tax assessment regime to forestall discretion in tax collection: PM Narendra Modi
PM Modi specifically mentioned about how rolling out of the Goods and Services Tax has resulted in the economic integration in the country, adding his govt was working towards making it more people-friendly. The PM was speaking to a select group of top business leaders at an event to mark golden jubilee of the Aditya Birla Group's operations in Thailand.
ASEAN-India trade likely to touch USD 100 billion by 2020: Hardeep Puri
If this double-digit trade growth continues, ASEAN-India trade is likely to touch USD 100 billion by 2020, the minister said.
India to hold bilateral meetings with some RCEP members; next round of talks in Feb
After the bilateral meetings, the RCEP members will meet for the 25th round of negotiations in mid-February in Indonesia, the official added.
India starting faceless tax assessment regime to forestall discretion in tax collection: PM
The prime minister, speaking at an event to mark the golden jubilee of the Aditya Birla Group's operations in Thailand, also asserted that India now has one of the most people-friendly tax regimes globally, and that efforts are on to further improve taxation system.
India to hold quad security dialogue with US, Japan and Australia this week
While larger goal of Quad is to balance China in the Indo-Pacific region, both India and Japan view it as one of many plurilaterals to keep the Indo-Pacific region stable.
Indian and Singapore navies to commemorate 25th anniversary of maritime bilateral exercise
"Our excellent defence relationship is a reflection of deep mutual trust and a shared vision for the region," Indian High Commissioner Jawed Ashraf said here last night. Later in the year, the two countries' air forces and armies will also conduct joint exercises, he added.
Is India ready for RCEP embrace?
To join RCEP, a proposed free trade agreement, India will have to take on commitments for tariff elimination.
India, Vietnam agree to expand defence and civil nuclear partnership
Four MOUs in the fields of communications, education and trade and investment were signed to take bilateral agenda forward.
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