China's CGP has registered a steady decline in the past three quarters. In the third quarter (Q3), it grew 4.9 per cent year on year, slower than the growth of 18.3 per cent in Q1 and 7.9 per cent in Q2.
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.
A police personnel during a mock-drill conducted by Delhi Police, to check anti-terror prepardeness at Sadar Bazar in New Delhi.PTI Photo /Vijay Verma
Newly elected President of Akhada Parishad Mahant Ravindra Puri with Akhada Parishad General Secretary Mahant Hari Giri and sadhus, performs the 'Ganga Pujan' ritual at Sangam, in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
Wrestlers in action during the state level wrestling tournament at Babura Village in Mirzapur.PTI Photo
Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala with Jitendra Singh talks to media after meeting Election Commissioner, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala and Jitendra Singh comes out from Election Commission office, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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