FDI proposals from China need government approval for investments in India in any sector
Diplomatically, there has been an effective dialogue and I think the Chinese would be soon picking up their tents and going home. Time to focus back on fight against Corona, rather than those who sent it, writes Major Manik M Jolly (Retd).
Top military sources said India has further increased its strength in Pangong Tso and Galwan Valley -- the two contentious areas where Chinese army is learnt to have been deploying around 2,000 to 2,500 troops besides gradually enhancing temporary infrastructure.
Alice G Wells, the senior US diplomat for South and Central Asia, said China's border tensions with India and Beijing's increasing assertiveness in the contested South China Sea have some correlation.
The simultaneous rise of China and India is the most important historical event in the 21st century, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui said.
She said industry leaders who are contemplating getting their businesses out of China are 'definitely considering India as the pitch'
Modi added that China and Tamil Nadu have had deep cultural and trade relations, and India and China have been economic powerhouses for most of the last 2000 years.
The two leaders were treated to a sumptuous dinner, comprising sambhar, a mouth-watering south Indian recipe made of lentils and also a favourite of the Tamils, besides other delicacies.
The meeting between the leaders of two Asian giants will be followed by delegation-level talks.
Modi and Xi spent around four-and-half hours of quality time together, including a visit to four world heritage sites, the foreign secretary said, summing up first day's engagements of the second informal summit between the two leaders in Mamallapuram.
Sibal's remark comes hours before Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping's informal summit in Mamallapuram near Chennai.
Jaishankar, who concluded his three-day visit to Beijing on Monday, held in-depth talks with his counterpart Wang Yi on the whole gamut of the India-China ties.
India has been severely critical of the BRI as the USD 50 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Wang's remarks came during his annual press conference on the sidelines of the parliamentary session.
Chinese economy which is slowing down every year has registered grew by 6.9% last year.
This announcement comes a day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos.
Xi secured a second five-year term with sights firmly set on an unprecedented third.
The Chinese side showed interest in the projects in India as as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe prepared to lay the foundation for India's first bullet train project.
Police personnel and media persons gather at Baghambari Gaddi math as Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj was found dead, in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
A sniffers dog of Central Industrial Security Forces (CISF), performs skills during the passing out parade of the Sniffer Dogs squad team, in Ranchi.PTI Photo
People perform 'Tarpan' ritual for the remembrance of their ancestors on the banks of the Ganga river during 'Pitri Paksha' at Assi ghat in Varanasi.PTI Photo
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Liberal leader Justin Trudeau casts his ballot in the 44th general federal election as he's joined by his son Hadrien in Montreal.Photo by AP/PTI
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