Modi-Xi summit

CM Palaniswami praises Chennai police for success of Modi-Xi summit

As many as 604 police officers receive awards for their ‘extraordinary’ contribution to safety and security

published on : 24th October 2019

Hurling abuses, TN cops dragged Tibetan students out of hostels: Poet Tenzin Tsundue

The Tibetan poet, who was detained ahead of President Xi Jinping’s visit, says police told him they had orders from Delhi.

published on : 21st October 2019

Will Mamallapuram revert to shoddy state?

From poor financial health to unregulated vendors,  local body faces several challenges in maintaining the town

published on : 17th October 2019

Tibetans detained before Modi-Xi summit released from prison on Tuesday

Traumatizing experience inside the Puzhal Central Prison for ten days, say Tibetans 

published on : 16th October 2019

Modi-Xi Summit ends but officials still wrangling stray animals

A total of 188 including 58 cattle, 90 dogs and 40 monkeys were captured along the ECR and OMR between October 7 and 10.

published on : 14th October 2019

Meet the designer and weavers behind the shawl Modi gifted to Xi

On Saturday, the villagers at Sirumugai in Coimbatore stayed glued to their television sets to watch the live telecast to see the Chinese President unfurl the shawl.

published on : 12th October 2019

Kashmir found no mention during Modi-Xi informal summit: Gokhale

India had previously taken exception to references concerning Kashmir following talks between Xi and Pakistan PM Imran Khan ahead of the President Xi's visit to India.

published on : 12th October 2019

Did Jinping refuse traditional Poornakumbham honour?

Xi walked past the priests waiting for the rituals at the airport. This created a rumour that he refused to accept the honour.

published on : 11th October 2019

Tender coconut at Mahabs, film shoot at Gemini: When Zhou Enlai dropped by 63 years ago

The film being shot was on a common man who fought a tyrant. "What happens to the common man," asked Zhou. He laughed heartily when screenwriter Ramanand Sagar replied, "He marries a Princess."

published on : 11th October 2019

'Welcome to India', tweets Modi as President Xi Jinping travels to Mahabalipuram 

"Landed in Chennai. I am happy to be in the great land of Tamil Nadu, known for its wonderful culture and hospitality," he had said in tweets in English, Tamil and Mandarin.

published on : 11th October 2019

Modi-Xi informal summit: Dinner diplomacy extends beyond schedule after cultural performances at Mahabalipuram

As per the schedule, the Chinese President was to depart by 8.05 pm. However, the dinner lasted till 9.35 pm and both the leaders departed to their hotels shortly after.

published on : 11th October 2019

Xi prefers Chinese 'Red Flag' limousine for ride on Chennai roads

The move is being seen as an attempt to promote the Chinese brand on the international stage, in line with Xi’s own 2012 directive to Communist Party cadres that they eschew foreign wheels.

published on : 11th October 2019

Xi Jinping to spend three hours on the road during two-day summit with PM Modi

Experts believe that the discussion between the two leaders could focus on issues pertaining to border security and trade.

published on : 11th October 2019

Modi-Xi summit: India, China expected to attempt ways to fashion re-balance in ties

Government sources said that there was no question of any discussion on the Kashmir issue as it is India's sovereign matter.

published on : 11th October 2019

Media taken in police vans to cover Modi-Xi summit

For many journalists here, it was for the first time that they boarded the police vans, resulting in jocular comments like `travelling in a police convoy'.

published on : 11th October 2019
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