Xi to arrive in Mahabalipuram today

After assuring Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan that China is “paying close attention to Kashmir”, Chinese President Xi Jinping is arriving in India for his second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mahabalipuram town of Tamil Nadu. Xi will be accompanied by China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi and […]

Xi-Modi ‘informal’ summit not to achieve specific deliverables, but manage relations: ORF’s Dhruva Jaishankar

After welcoming Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan in Beijing on Tuesday, next in line for Chinese President Xi Jinping is his ‘informal’ visit to India, followed by the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal. As preparations are in full swing for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to receive the Chinese President in Mamallapuram, […]

Effect of global ‘synchronized slowdown’ is ‘more pronounced’ in India: New IMF chief

As the global economy is witnessing “synchronized slowdown”, the effect is “more pronounced” this year in some of the largest emerging market economies like India, said the new International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director, Kristalina Georgieva. Georgieva pointed out that the widespread deceleration means that growth in 2019-20 will fall […]