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BRICS is the acronym coined to associate five major emerging economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. The BRICS members are known for their significant influence on regional affairs. Since 2009, the governments of the BRICS states have met annually at formal summits. Russia hosted the most recent 12th BRICS summit on 17 November 2020 virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Covid-19: China stands with India, will provide full support to combat second wave, says FM Wang YiAsserting that Beijing stands with New Delhi amid the Covid-19 crisis, Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi on Tuesday said all BRICS member countries including China will provide support and assistance to..
With focus on COVID crisis, BRICS FMs virtual meet on June 1The BRICS meeting is being hosted by India as the chair of the grouping this year.
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NIA conducts first BRICS webinar on misuse of Internet by terroristsBRICS member states, at a virtual seminar organised by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) this week on the misuse of internet for terrorism, sought to link expedient international co-operation and..
India briefs BRICS nations on its chairship priorities
China backs Brics meet in India, Xi may attend itChina on Monday backed the Brics summit to be hosted by India this year saying it’s willing to work with India and other member states to strengthen cooperation in various fields. President Xi..
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Russian President Vladimir Putin extends Christmas, New Year's greetings to President Kovind, PM ModiIn his greetings to President Kovind and Prime Minister Modi, Putin noted that Russia and India were connected by relations of privileged strategic partnership, which, despite this year's difficulties..
Will discuss with India Xi’s offer of cooperation on vaccine: ChinaIn his speech at the 12th Brics summit, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday said the Chinese companies are working with their Russian and Brazilian partners on Phase 3 clinical trials. "We are..
Officials will discuss Xi's offer of cooperation with India to develop Covid-19 vaccine: ChinaOfficials of China and India will discuss the modalities of cooperation to develop Covid-19 vaccine which was proposed by President Xi Jinping during the Brics summit, the Chinese foreign ministry said..
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Xi offers to cooperate with India, Brics countries to develop Covid-19 vaccineChinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday offered to cooperate with India and other BRICS nations in the development of vaccines against the coronavirus and called for holding a symposium by the..
Need to ensure countries supporting terrorism are held accountable: PM Modi at Brics summit
12th Brics summit to be held virtually: All you need to knowThe leaders of the Brics nation are will come together virtually to discuss cooperation prospects and international issues during the 12th Brics summit on Tuesday. The summit is being held at a time..
Modi & Xi to again come face to face at Brics summit today
PM Modi, Xi Jinping to share platform at BRICS virtual summit on TuesdayThe summit that will start at 4.30 pm will see the Indian PM and Chinese President sharing platform amid the ongoing standoff at the Line of Actual Control.
PM Modi to attend virtual Brics summit on November 17Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be participating in 12th Brics summit hosted by Russia on November 17, the ministry of external affairs said. The theme of the Brics summit this year is "global..
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Conflicts should be resolved through peaceful means: BRICSHighlighting the scourge of terrorism, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday called for enhanced BRICS cooperation in countering terrorism in a virtual meeting of the foreign ministers. He..
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India yet to confirm participation in proposed SCO meet; Pakistan, China to attendRussia has proposed Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Foreign Ministers meet in Moscow on September 10, the meet will also see the participation of Pakistan and China. According to diplomatic..
BRICS nations stress on improving environment, promoting circular economy to recover from Covid-19 effectsThe environment ministers of BRICS countries participated in a meeting under the presidency of Russia on Thursday. BRICS nation said, the impact of Covid-19 poses a serious challenge to achieving the..
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Russia postpones July BRICS summit due to coronavirusRussia said on Wednesday it has decided to postpone the summit of the BRICS nations, initially scheduled to be held in St. Petersburg in July, due to the spread of the coronavirus.
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'Stand together against COVID-19': In a first, PM Modi to participate in Non-Aligned Movement meet todayThe meet on the COVID-19 crisis comes even as other multilateral groupings like G20, BRICS, and regional groupings like SAARC are having video conferences to come out with a coordinated approach to the..
Brics foreign ministers to brainstorm on response to Covid-19 today
China-Brazil satellite launched into space to monitor Amazon rainforestAn Earth observation satellite jointly developed by China and Brazil was launched into space on Friday under a bilateral programme seen as a template for broader cooperation among BRICS nations.
BRICS: Modi's foreign policy pivotBRICS, which in many ways is redefining multilateralism and multiculturalism, has emerged as a template for cooperation between emerging powers and a useful instrument for India to fight the..
BRICS summit: Russia to deliver S-400 anti-aircraft systems to India on schedule, confirms PutinIndia and Russia are cooperating extensively in areas such as trade, security and culture. People of our nations will benefit due to close bilateral ties," PM Modi said.
After BRICS summit, PM Modi leaves for homeAfter his two-day visit to the Brazilian capital to attend the 11th BRICS summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday left for home.
Terrorism cost world economy $1 trillion: Modidressing the Brics plenary session, PM Narendra Modi said terrorism was the biggest threat to development, peace and prosperity and that the menace had resulted in a loss of $1 trillion to the world..
BRICS leaders avoid discussion of Venezuela divisionsLeaders of the BRICS major emerging economies made no mention of Venezuela during a two-day summit in Brazil's capital, according to diplomats, putting aside a rift over the fate of the chaotic South..
Terrorism results in $1 trillion loss to world economy: PM Modi at BRICS summitPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday raised the issue of terrorism at the 11th BRICS Summit here and said the menace has resulted in the loss of $1 trillion to the world economy. Addressing the..
India, China agree to hold next round of border talks after Modi-Xi meet in BrazilIndia and China have agreed to hold another meeting on matters relating to the boundary question after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the Brics summit..
BRICS leaders rail against 'bullying' protectionismLeaders of the BRICS group of emerging economies on Wednesday criticized what they view as politically motivated protectionism at a time of a global slowdown and said their countries are doing their..
Modi says wants to make India a $5 trillion economy by 2024India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his country aims to be a $5 trillion economy by 2024, in remarks to leaders at a summit of BRICS major emerging economies on Wednesday.
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