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India suspends medical items’ exports as China delays nod on special flight

New Delhi: India has suspended exports of some medical items, which are in huge demand in China for the prevention of the COVID-19 infection. The government’s decision for the prohibition of specific exports came after waiting for China’s permission to send a special Indian flight for the evacuation of remaining Indian citizens in Wuhan, the epicenter […]

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Trump to encourage India-Pak bilateral dialogue: Official

New York: US President Donald Trump will encourage India and Pakistan to hold bilateral dialogue, but for that Islamabad will have to crackdown on terrorism, according to a senior administration official. “I think what you’ll hear from the President is very much encouraging a reduction in tensions between India and Pakistan, encouraging the two countries […]

Confusion over Trump’s Ashram visit

Gandhinagar: Two Tweets, one from the Ministry of External Affairs and the other from Ajay Tomar (Special Commissioner of Police, Crime Branch Ahmedabad) contradicting each other on Thursday created confusion about the possibility of the US President Donald Trump’s visit to the Gandhi Ashram at Sabarmati. The MEAIndia tweet states that the US President and First […]

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‘We’re not treated very well by India, but I happen to like PM Modi a lot’: Trump ahead of India visit

New Delhi/Washington: President Donald Trump on Tuesday said that though India’s treatment of the US has not been flattering but he is willing to compromise because of his fondness for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Trump was alluding to one of his favorite peeves, India’s high tariffs on US imports and the US trade deficit with […]

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India to send medical supplies to China

New Delhi/Beijing: India will send a consignment of medical supplies on a relief flight to Wuhan later this week to support China in its fight against the COVID-19 epidemic. The Indian embassy in Beijing tweeted, “On its return, the flight will have limited capacity to take on board Indians wishing to return” to India from […]