BRICS virtual summit on Nov 17: Modi, Xi set to come face-to-face amid border standoff in Ladakh

Russia, the chair of the five-nation BRICS, announced on Monday that the annual summit of the bloc will be held on November 17 via video conference.

published on : 5th October 2020

12th BRICS Summit to be held on November 17 in St Petersburg

A statement said that the purpose of the Russian BRICS Chairmanship in 2020 is to contribute to raising living standards and quality of life of our people.

published on : 5th October 2020

AI tool takes NIT Rourkela professor to BRICS conclave

The professor had developed the device along with PhD scholar Joyeeta Chakraborty and some other students.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Amid LAC standoff, NSA Ajit Doval attends BRICS meet on security

The 10th meeting of the NSAs of the grouping was attended by China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi and senior security officials from Russia, Brazil and South Africa, officials said.

published on : 17th September 2020

Conflicts should be resolved by peaceful means: BRICS

The reference comes at a time when India and China, the two key members of the bloc, are engaged in a bitter border row for four months in mountainous eastern Ladakh region.

published on : 5th September 2020

Planning to host BRICS Games during Khelo India Games 2021: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju

Rijiju said that keeping in mind the SDG for UN Agenda 2030, the central government has taken several initiatives and launched schemes and programmes.

published on : 26th August 2020

Darknet misuse for drug crimes discussed in BRICS meet attended by India: MHA

The anti-narcotics agencies of this multi-nation grouping also discussed steps to curb increased instances of drug trafficking through the maritime route, it said.

published on : 16th August 2020

And now, anti-viral fabrics?

With the onset of Covid-19, and the focus on health on one hand and the increased use of home furnishing with more time spent at home, on the other, has positioned us on another pivotal juncture.

published on : 30th July 2020

BRICS countries in close communication to hold foreign ministers meet: China

The five countries promote practical cooperation and held events and meetings through flexible ways to keep up the momentum for BRICS cooperation, he said.

published on : 24th July 2020

Amid border standoff, India and China to collaborate on key COVID-19 projects  

The collaboration will also look into artificial intelligence, information and communication technology oriented research for Covid-19 drugs design, vaccine development, treatment. 

published on : 10th July 2020

India gets USD 1 billion loan from BRICS' New Development Bank to fight COVID-19 

The purpose of the bank is to mobilise resources for infrastructure and sustainable development projects in BRICS countries and other emerging economies and developing nations.

published on : 13th May 2020

New Development Bank to allocate USD 15 billion to BRICS nations to tackle COVID-19 pandemic

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said that the efforts taken byy BRICS countries are being undermined by sanctions imposed on countries and that the sanctions should be lifted.

published on : 28th April 2020

BRICS countries should 'do right thing' amid COVID-19 outbreak: China

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi felt that the origin of the coronavirus is a matter of science and should be studied by scientists and professionals.

published on : 28th April 2020

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to attend BRICS meet on COVID-19

Wang will discuss with his counterparts the impact of the COVID-19 on international relations, concerted efforts to address global challenges.

published on : 27th April 2020

China welcomes support from BRICS to its efforts to combat Coronavirus

The death toll in China's novel coronavirus outbreak has gone up to 1,113 with 97 new fatalities reported mostly in the worst-affected Hubei province.

published on : 12th February 2020
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