BRICS

BRICS is the association of five major countries. These major economies are Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa. South Africa joined the association in 2010. The BRICS nations hold annual summits. These summits are to encourage commercial, political and cultural cooperation. The first summit was hosted by Russia in 2009 and the latest 10th summit was hosted by South Africa in 2018.

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Union Budget 2019: What India expects from Nirmala Sitharaman
Business

Union Budget 2019: What India expects from Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is all set to present her first budget on Friday, July 5.
Money in #SwissBanks: UK tops, India down to 74th spot
World

Money in #SwissBanks: UK tops, India down to 74th spot

Indian money parked in Swiss banks decreased in 2018 and the country's ranking slipped to 74 on the list while the UK retained its top position, showed data released by Swiss National Bank (SNB).
Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit
World

Bonhomie, laughs, and meetings: Here's what happened at G20 Summit

At the G20 Summit which concluded in Japan's Osaka on Saturday, world leaders displayed warmth for one another.
'Kithana acha he Modi', tweets Australian PM; picture goes viral
World

'Kithana acha he Modi', tweets Australian PM; picture goes viral

At the two-day G20 Summit in Japan, global leaders displayed their friendship towards each other.
India-US have never been closer, says Trump after meeting Modi
World

India-US have never been closer, says Trump after meeting Modi

The ties between the United States and India have never been better, President Donald Trump said on Friday after meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of G20 summit, being held in Japan's Osaka.
Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump
India

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan for the G20 summit, which is being held in Osaka between June 28 and June 29.
BRICS to focus on counter-terror cooperation as priority area
India

BRICS to focus on counter-terror cooperation as priority area

BRICS, a bloc of five leading nations including India and China, will discuss counter-terror cooperation as one of its priority areas during its annual summit later this year.
In 2022, India will host its first G20 summit
World

In 2022, India will host its first G20 summit

On Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India would host the G20 summit in 2022, a year that will mark India's 75th year of Independence.
Ease of Doing Business: India jumps 23-places, now ranks 77
Business

Ease of Doing Business: India jumps 23-places, now ranks 77

In what can be seen as a big achievement of the Modi government, India climbed 23 ranks in the World Bank's latest ease of doing business rankings.

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