Japan PM says India 'indispensable' in ensuring free Indo-Pacific
Monday, 20 March 2023 Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday called India vital to ensuring a free and open Indo-Pacific after talks with his counterpart touching on shared concerns about China.Speaking in New Delhi after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kishida laid out plans for billions of dollars in investments in infrastructure and other sectors across the region.
According to an opinion piece by the author Walter Russell Mead that has been published in the Wall Street Journal, the BJP is the world's most important party…and it may also be the least understood. The Wall Street Journal piece read and I quote “"India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party is, from...
The leaders of the Group of Seven nations have begun three days of talks in Hiroshima. Prime Minister Kishida Fumio, who is chairing the G7 gathering, welcomed the leaders taking part at Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park with his wife Yuko. A total of ten sessions will be held during the 3-day summit. To wrap up the talks, the leaders will issue a declaration highlighting the main points of their discussions.
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Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida meet in Hiroshima to discuss the relationship between the UK and Japan. Mr Sunak says he "looks forward" to building friendship and a partnership. He then makes a joke about Fumio Kishida's baseball team, wishing they had a "better season" than his football team. Report by Rowlandi. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The United Kingdom’s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will soon sign a new agreement to deepen security ties, including a UK commitment to deploy an aircraft carrier strike group to the Indo-Pacific in 2025. The so-called “Hiroshima Accord” will also cover trade and investment, collaboration on science and technology and joint initiatives to tackle global issues such as climate change. Under the agreement, the United Kingdom will deploy its Carrier Strike Group to the Indo-Pacific in 2025… and will also double its troop numbers in upcoming joint military exercises. He will also visit a naval base and confirm new UK-Japan defence cooperation, including a new cyber partnership. The summit comes as the former UK prime minister Liz Truss attempted to intervene in foreign policy by visiting Taiwan on Wednesday, where she called on Sunak to declare Beijing a threat to national security. The trip had drawn condemnation as a “dangerous political stunt” by the Chinese embassy in London.
After meeting Pacific Island leaders in Papua New Guinea, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Australia for a bilateral visit. The PM signalled that New Delhi’s focus is on countering China’s growing assertiveness in the Indo-Pacific region. PM Modi is visiting Australia from May 22-24. Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said that he is honoured to host PM Narendra Modi and underlined that the two countries share a commitment to a stable, secure and prosperous Indo-Pacific.
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In a veiled dig at developed nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday highlighted that despite the Global South being the most vulnerable in the world, ‘those he trusted’ did not offer him help in times of need. Speaking at the 3rd India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC) Summit in Papua New Guinea, PM Modi said and I quote, "Today we are seeing disruption in the supply chain of fuel, food, fertilizer and pharma. Those whom we trusted didn't stand with us when needed." He further said that the countries in the Global South were hit the hardest during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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The Ministry of Finance has said that a special ₹75 coin will be launched to commemorate the inauguration of the new parliament building. The new parliament building will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. While as many as 25 parties are expected to attend the ceremony, at least 20 opposition parties have decided to boycott the event.
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The inauguration of India's new parliament in New Delhi on Sunday will see nearly zero representation from the opposition, with 20 parties announcing they will be boycotting the ceremony. The opposition parties have denounced plans by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to inaugurate the new parliament, instead of President Draupadi Murmu, to make a political statement ahead of next year's national election. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now criticised the Opposition and has called their decision unfortunate and irresponsible adding that it weakens democracy.
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Prime Minister Modi who is in Australia, raised the issue of attacks on the Hindu temples in the country with his Australian counterpart Anthony Albanese.
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A day before the oath taking ceremony Karnataka Chief Minister-designate Siddaramaiah and his deputy DK Shivakumar left for New Delhi.
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AICC in-charge of Karnataka Randeep Singh Surjewala on Monday said that the central observers of the Congress have submitted their report regarding the next chief ministerial choice to party president Mallikarjun Kharge. While Shivakumar, the state Congress president, cancelled his visit to New Delhi, Siddaramaiah, who was in the national capital to meet the central leadership, did not interact with the reporters. Siddaramaiah, former chief minister, and Shivakumar were called by the party high command for further discussion on government formation.
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Actress Parineeti Chopra and Aam Aadmi Party MP Raghav Chadha’s affair is out in the open now. The soon-to-be-hitched couple was recently seen enjoying an IPL match together.
Reports claim that the couple is set to get engaged on May 13 in New Delhi. The engagement will take place in Central Delhi and it will start with prayer. Only close friends and families of Parineeti and Raghav will attend the function.
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