New York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Thursday highlighted the adverse impact of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war on the developing world, and called for a "global collective action" to address the looming food crisis as well as economic decline.
Naypyidaw [Myanmar], May 19 (ANI): China is closing in on India to get greater access to the Indian Ocean from ports in Myanmar, said a keen observer of China-Myanmar relations, who underlined that New Delhi should increase its naval capabilities to counter that.
New York [US], May 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Wednesday expressed his concern over global food insecurity while addressing the high-level Ministerial meeting on 'Global Food Security-Call to Action' in New York.
New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): The friendship between India and Myanmar is age-old and has stood the test of time. Both countries have many things in common as they share strong historical, cultural, religious and trade ties. People from both countries developed and managed to sustain trust and cordial relations so far. It can be gauged from the fact that not a single case of conflict has been reported yet though both countries share over 1,600-km land border and maritime border in the Bay of Bengal.
New Delhi [India], May 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid an official visit to Lumbini, Nepal on Monday, coinciding with the auspicious occasion of Buddha Purnima, at the invitation of the Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba. As Prime Minister, this was his fifth visit to Nepal and first to Lumbini.
Beijing [China], May 17 (ANI): With a strong Quad alliance and US-EU partnership, China is now scurrying towards global "image building" and the same is quite evident in the contradictory statements that Beijing has given over the Ukraine crisis.
Kathmandu [Nepal], May 16 (ANI): Hailing the laying of foundation stone of India International Centre for Buddhist Culture and Heritage in Lumbini, an official of Lumbini Development Trust has said that it became possible due to PM Modi's "personal interest and love for Buddhism" and noted that several countries including Thailand, Myanmar and Canada have already built monasteries in the sacred town.
Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) [India], May 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday offered prayers at Mahaparinirvana Stupa in Kushinagar district of Uttar Pradesh on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.
Beijing [China], May 16 (ANI): For all of China's insistence that it is against "hegemony" - staring at the USA while it says it- Beijing sure likes to promote its own version of global security. It may couch its vision in glowing slogans, but a world made in China's mold would be a frightening one.
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