Xi, Modi Mamallapuram summit highlights: China agrees to set new mechanism to address India's concerns on trade deficit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday agreed to set up a new mechanism for matters relating to trade and investment and felt the two countries should cooperate on important regional and global issues
Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meeting at Mamallapuram Updates: PM accepts invite to hold next informal summit in China
Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meeting at Mamallapuram LIVE Updates: Briefing the media after the informal summit between India and China, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said, "China is ready to take sincere action to address India's concerns on trade deficit. The Chinese side also proposed that a high-level trade discussion channel be set up to address these specific concerns." He said, "from the Chinese side Vice President of China will engage with Indian finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman."
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After the delegation level talks, Modi will host a lunch for the Chinese president. A landmark forward movement in ties might be on cards, however, there will be no release of a official joint statement.
Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meeting in Mamallapuram Updates: Chinese president, PM Modi to conclude Day 1 of summit with dinner at Shore Temple
Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping meeting at Mamallapuram Updates: After welcoming Xi Jinping in Mamallapuram, Narendra Modi gave him a tour of a temple complex in the shore town, which has the tag of a UNESCO World Heritage site
Modi-Xi Mamallapuram meet may achieve little beyond optics due to power imbalance between India, China
Mamallapuram provides an occasion for India to be clear-headed about this power imbalance and accordingly shape its strategy on China
Indian Navy, Coast Guard deploy warships near Mamallapuram shore to provide security for Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping meet
The summit will provide an opportunity for the two leaders to continue their discussions on overarching issues of bilateral, regional and global importance
Modi-Xi 'informal' summit at Mamallapuram: Tracing history and China's connection with Tamil Nadu temple town
At around 2 pm, Xi will reach Chennai and then proceed to meet Modi for tea at a luxury hotel. From the capital of Tamil Nadu, Xi will then proceed to Mamallapuram.
Hours before Narendra Modi-Xi Jinping 'informal' summit in Mamallapuram, #GoBackModi trends on Twitter
Hours ahead of Chinese president Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Chennai's Mamallapuram, the hashtag #GoBackModi started trending on Twitter.
Xi Jinping unanimously reappointed as China's president with no term limits; Wang Qishan elevated as deputy
China's rubber-stamp parliament unanimously handed President Xi Jinping a second term on Saturday and elevated his right-hand man to the vice presidency
Thus the Xi visit to India as a whole can be summed up briefly: it was a test to see how far they could push Modi and they saw that he was a tough customer.
The Chinese media focused on the bonhomie between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Ahmedabad, who set aside formalities during their first meeting.
The city of Ahmedabad has decked up to receive Xi Jinping, with Gujarati culture and cuisine awaiting the Chinese president.
Chinese President Xi Jinping braved Beijing's choking smog Tuesday, making an unannounced visit to a trendy alley and sitting with residents in his latest public relations effort to be seen as a man of the people.