AAI plans SAARC nations foray to expand business, hike revenue; govt looks to build influence in region
The AAI asked the ministry of civil aviation and ministry of external affairs to make this a part of the agenda whenever there are bilateral negotiations of India with these countries.
G20 Summit: Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping to meet on sidelines; neighbours will aim for thaw in ties after Doka La standoff
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet on the sidelines of a G20 meeting this week, aiming to build on a thaw in ties after a military standoff on their disputed border last year, officials said.
Maldives accuses China of pushing small nations into debt; minister says Beijing executed infrastructure projects at inflated prices
Maldives’ new finance minister said on Monday that China is executing infrastructure projects at vastly higher prices than originally proposed but the island nation cannot get out of its commitments now.
Pakistan cuts CPEC investment in railways by $2 billion; railway minister says Islamabad 'cannot afford' huge burden of loans
The announcement gives credence to reports that the Imran Khan government intends to scrutinise the $62 billion CPEC infrastructure and power projects,
US senators say Pakistan at risk of debt distress due to CPEC, express concern about China's 'debt-trap' diplomacy
US senators have said that Pakistan is at risk of debt due to rising current-account deficit and external debt obligations caused by the CPEC, in a letter written to the secretary of state Michael Pompeo and secretary of treasury Steven Mnuchin.