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Kashmir likely to host G20 event in May
India

Kashmir likely to host G20 event in May

The administration was sprucing up the city for the major event as it would go a long way in boosting tourism in Kashmir, while at the same time clearing the misgivings about the situation in the valley

G20 to be flavour of 2023; first meeting under tourism track likely in late January
World

G20 to be flavour of 2023; first meeting under tourism track likely in late January

India assumed the presidency of the influential bloc on December 1, setting the tone for the ministry's calendar this year. More than 200 meetings will be held across 55 locations, culminating with the annual G20 summit on September 9-10

PM Modi believes greatest challenge can be solved by working together: G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant
World

PM Modi believes greatest challenge can be solved by working together: G20 Sherpa Amitabh Kant

The first meeting of the Development Working Group under India’s G20 will take place in Mumbai from 13-16 December 2022. On 13 December, the Indian Presidency will hold two side events — ‘Data for Development: Role of G20 in advancing the 2030 Agenda’ and ‘Infusing new LiFE into Green Development’

Gearing up for challenging time in world politics: Jaishankar on India's G20 Presidency
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Gearing up for challenging time in world politics: Jaishankar on India's G20 Presidency

The 18th G20 Summit will be held from September 9-10 next year in New Delhi. Together, the member nations of the G20 comprise over than 80% of global GDP, 75% of global trade and 60% of the world’s population

India's G20 Presidency: Significance and challenges as world's biggest economic powers converge on Indian soil
World

India's G20 Presidency: Significance and challenges as world's biggest economic powers converge on Indian soil

The 18th G20 Summit will be held from September 9-10 next year in New Delhi. Together, the member nations of the G20 comprise over than 80% of global GDP, 75% of global trade and 60% of the world’s population

For G20, India has planned over 200 meetings across 50 cities
World

For G20, India has planned over 200 meetings across 50 cities

India will assume the presidency of the Group of 20 (G-20), the alliance of 19 major economies and the European Union on December 1st of this year

G20: Why India’s presidency will be inclusive, decisive and action-oriented
India

G20: Why India’s presidency will be inclusive, decisive and action-oriented

Accepting the G20 presidency, PM Modi declared that India will organise G-20 meetings in different cities and states of the country. Visitors to India will get full experience of its amazing diversity, inclusive traditions, and cultural richness

Indians no longer need police clearance certificates to obtain Saudi visa
World

Indians no longer need police clearance certificates to obtain Saudi visa

The deed would enable tour firms to fasten application processing and have easier management, and the tourists would have one less document to tackle

Firstpost Podcast |  The G20 Summit
World

Firstpost Podcast | The G20 Summit

The agenda, India's role, and importance in G20 Summit happening in Bali, Indonesia

WATCH: China's Xi Jinping 'scolds' Canada PM Justin Trudeau at G20 Summit
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WATCH: China's Xi Jinping 'scolds' Canada PM Justin Trudeau at G20 Summit

China is fuming after the details of the conversation between Canada's PM Justin Trudeau and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali, Indonesia appeared in the media. The Chinese government has termed the incident as as a 'leak'

Explained: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s gifts to G20 leaders and their link to Gujarat and Himachal polls
India

Explained: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s gifts to G20 leaders and their link to Gujarat and Himachal polls

At the G20 summit in Bali, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted world leaders a range of artworks, representing India’s diversity. From the Kangra painting to Joe Biden to the Patan Patola scarf to Giorgia Meloni, the presents were also significantly from poll-bound Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

British PM Rishi Sunak sets up probe into bullying allegations against deputy
World

British PM Rishi Sunak sets up probe into bullying allegations against deputy

Sunak’s spokesperson at 10 Downing Street confirmed an independent investigator, who is not from the civil service, will be appointed to lead the inquiry. However, the Prime Minister, as the “ultimate arbiter” of the ministerial code, will have the final say over the findings of the inquiry

WATCH: Heated exchange between Chinese president Xi Jinping, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau over ‘leaked’ talks at G20
World

WATCH: Heated exchange between Chinese president Xi Jinping, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau over ‘leaked’ talks at G20

In the video, Xi is heard expressing his displeasure about talks between China and Canada being leaked to the Canadian Press. The two leaders had earlier met on Tuesday on the sidelines of the summit

G20 Summit: PM Modi, Rishi Sunak discuss collaboration in trade, defence, security
World

G20 Summit: PM Modi, Rishi Sunak discuss collaboration in trade, defence, security

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his UK counterpart Rishi Sunak on Wednesday on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit

PM Modi sends gifts from Gujarat, Himachal to world leaders at G20 summit
India

PM Modi sends gifts from Gujarat, Himachal to world leaders at G20 summit

PM Modi presented US President Joe Biden with Kangra miniature paintings, which portray 'Shringar Rasa', and his UK counterpart Rishi Sunak with 'Mata Ni Pachedi', a handmade Gujarat textile meant to be an offering in temples housing the Mother Goddess

Indonesia hands over G20 presidency to India as Bali Summit culminates
World

Indonesia hands over G20 presidency to India as Bali Summit culminates

The handing over ceremony came as the member states finalised the joint declaration. The next summit will be held in New Delhi on September 9-10. Prime Minister Modi has promised a presidency that will be “inclusive” and a voice of the developing countries

UK PM Rishi Sunak greenlights 3,000 UK visas for Indians hours after meeting PM Modi
India

UK PM Rishi Sunak greenlights 3,000 UK visas for Indians hours after meeting PM Modi

This confirmation came hours after UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 17th edition of the G20 Summit on Tuesday.This was their first meeting since Sunak assumed office last month

First handshake with Xi since Galwan, 'not an era of war' remark to Putin in draft communique: PM Modi's day at G20
World

First handshake with Xi since Galwan, 'not an era of war' remark to Putin in draft communique: PM Modi's day at G20

There had been some speculation over a possible bilateral meeting between Modi & Xi on the margins of the summit in Indonesia. But the agenda made known by both sides so far does not mention such talks

WATCH: PM Narendra Modi shakes hands with China's Xi Jinping at G20 Summit
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WATCH: PM Narendra Modi shakes hands with China's Xi Jinping at G20 Summit

This was the first meeting between PM Modi and Xi Jinping since the People's Liberation Army (PLA) of China and the Indian Army became embroiled in a military standoff at Ladakh in April 2020

Catching up with world leaders: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s day at G20 Summit
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Catching up with world leaders: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s day at G20 Summit

There were debates, there were discussions and catching up. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Bali's Indonesia for the G20 Summit, pressed upon important topics like the Russia-Ukraine war and climate change in his address