The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved a cooperation agreement signed among BRICS nations in the social and labour sector.
Centre gave its ex-post facto approval to a pact signed among BRICS nations on environmental cooperation, a move which is expected to bring in latest technologies and best practices for better environment protection.
Moody's Investors Service on Monday said the profitability of Indian banks is "distinctively weak" compared to those in BRICS nations, but it will improve from next financial year as asset quality stabilises.
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in Argentina next month, China's Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui said.
Asserting that trade tensions and rising oil prices are affecting emerging nations, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said G-20 countries should take coordinated action to minimise the negative spillover effects of global risks on developing economies.
Any solution to the Korean Peninsula issue must address India's concerns about the nuclear proliferation linkages in its neighbourhood, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said, in a veiled reference to Pakistan.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here Thursday on a two-day visit to co-chair a key bilateral meeting and talks with the Russian leadership to boost the "special privileged strategic partnership."
Narendra Modi has said India and China understand each other much better following his meetings with President Xi Jinping.
The Congress today hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for not raising the Doklam issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Johannesburg.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he had invited U.S. President Donald Trump to Moscow and that both he and Trump were ready for further summits, but that conditions needed to be right for a meeting to take place.