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G7 Summit

Afghanistan Crisis: G-7 Leaders Discuss Evacuations Deadline

Aug 25, 2021 Deutsche Welle

The heads of the G-7 countries have met at a virtual summit to discuss the crisis in Afghanistan. The talks are expected to focus on the upcoming deadline for evacuations.

Sanctions Against Taliban Not Productive Ahead of G7 Leaders Meet On Afghanistan: China

Aug 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

'Afghanistan is an independent sovereign state. The US and its allies should learn lessons from the past and do some soul searching and act prudently on Afghanistan related issues,' said Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin

G7 Summit 2021: Leaders Pledge To Deliver On Vaccines, Call Out China On Right Abuse; 10 Points

G7 Summit 2021: At the 44th G7 Summit, leaders agreed to challenge China’s non-market economic practices and call out Beijing for rights abuses in Xinjiang and Hong Kong.

India-S Africa Proposal For Patent Waiver On Covid Vaccines Gets Widespread Support At G7: MEA

Jun 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a virtual address at an inaugural outreach session of the G7 summit, sought the support of the grouping to lift patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines.

G-7 Leaders Pledge 1 Billion Vaccine Doses To Poor Nations

The leaders also endorsed a global minimum tax on multinational corporations and agreed they will work together to challenge China's 'non-market economic practices'

13 June, 2021

India Natural Ally Of G7 In Defending Shared Values: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

The PM said India is a natural ally of G7 countries in sharing values from a host of threats stemming from authoritarianism, terrorism and violent extremism, disinformation and economic coercion.

13 June, 2021

UK-EU Brexit Spat Over North Ireland Clouds G-7 Summit

Associated Press (AP)

Britain and the EU are locked in an escalating diplomatic feud over Northern Ireland, the only part of the U.K. that borders the 27-nation bloc.

12 June, 2021

G7 Summit: UK To Set Up New Animal Vaccine Development Centre To Quash Future Pandemics

Outlook Web Bureau

Carbis Bay Declaration of G7 countries will see the world’s leading democracies commit to a series of measures that are designed to quash future pandemics within the crucial period of the first 100 days.

10 June, 2021

Allies Hope To Bond, Look Beyond Covid-19 At G-7 Summit In UK

Associated Press (AP)

Since the G-7 last met two years ago, the coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 3.7 million people and decimated economies with lockdowns and layoffs.

10 June, 2021

US To Buy 500M Pfizer Vaccine To Donate To Lower Income Countries

Associated Press (AP)

President Joe Biden committed to share vaccines as it was in the public health and strategic interests of the U.S

11 May, 2021

PM Narendra Modi Will Not Attend G7 Summit In Person, Due To Prevailing Covid Situation: MEA

Outlook Web Bureau

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had invited PM Narendra Modi to attend the G7 summit in the UK, next month

05 May, 2021

Jaishankar To Hold Virtual G7 Summit After Members Of Indian Delegation To UK Test Covid Positive

Outlook Web Bureau

S. Jaishankar was to join ministers from the other G-7 guest nations for the first formal gathering of the summit over a working dinner on Tuesday evening and further meetings on Wednesday.

05 May, 2021

S Jaishankar Thanks France, Australia For Extending ‘Strong Support’ To Tackle Covid-19

Outlook Web Bureau

External affairs minister S Jaishankar met his French and Australian counterparts on Tuesday during the first India-France-Australia Trilateral Ministerial Dialogue in London

04 May, 2021

Covid, Myanmar Coup And US Withdrawal From Afghanistan To Dominate G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meet

Associated Press (AP)

The UK is hosting the G7 foreign ministers’ meet. Australia, India, South Korea and South Africa have also been invited to take part

02 May, 2021

EAM S Jaishankar On Four-Day Visit To London

Outlook Web Bureau

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is visiting London to participate in the G7 foreign ministers meeting

18 January, 2021

What UK's Invite To G7 Means For India

Outlook Web Bureau

An invite to the G7 summit is an acknowledgement that despite the current state of the Indian economy, the world expects India to bounce back.

07 October, 2020

India's G20 Priorities To Be Own Says Suresh Prabhu


"Our G20 priorities will definitely be our own priorities. But we will also carry forward legacies of previous presidencies. We are not going to just dump it and say we have nothing to do with this," Suresh Prabhu said.

31 May, 2020

Trump Postpones G7 Summit, Wants India, Russia To Join 'Outdated' Group


G7 is a forum of the seven countries with the world's largest and most advanced economies — France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh while invoking blessing for pure water of 115 nations for Ayodhya Ram Mandir, New Delhi.

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Decorative items of Goddess Durga covered in plastic during rain ahead of Durga Puja festival, at Kumartuly in Kolkata.

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A deserted view of the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in Chandigarh.

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Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri (unseen) and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (unseen) inaugurate Dhansa Bus Stand–Najafgarh section on the Grey Line of Delhi Metro via video conference in New Delhi.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanth while unveiling the first prototype train of Kanpur and Agra Metro.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

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Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

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