Ministers also pledged to promote work-life balance and equal sharing of unpaid domestic work and care by exploring measures that expand affordable and accessible child and elder care.
While the two leaders have met earlier when Biden was the Vice President of the country, this is for the first time that Biden will be meeting Modi after he became the 46th president of the US in January.
Besides this, the US stopped USD 9.4 bn in reserves to the country's central bank, The New York Post reported. Moreover, IMF, World Bank have also stoped loans, and Financial Action Task Force warned its 39 member nations to block Taliban assets.
The UN report said that India suffered a contraction of 7 per cent in 2020 and is expected to grow 7.2 per cent in 2021.
Speaking on 2+2 ministerial dialogue, a source said "Decision to commence 2+2 with Australia is a reflection of the transformation in our relations over the last few years.
In 2015, China announced the 'China Pakistan Economic Corridor' (CPEC) project which is worth USD 46 billion.
Afghanistan now is experiencing a collapse of administration and economy, rising food prices, restriction on basic freedom and brutalities against women and children. And there is no mechanism to seek redress or appeal, thus creating a hell-like situation for Afghan people.
Sri Lankan economic crisis: According to Central Bank of Sri Lanka, country's foreign reserves fell to USD 2.8 billion at the end of July, from USD 7.5 billion in November 2019 when the government took office and the rupee has lost more than 20 per cent of its value against the US dollar in that time.
Delhi University's St Stephen's College released its first cut-off list for undergraduate courses on Friday.
On his mental preparation, Singh said he was off social media since arriving in Tokyo.
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The Taliban have sought to reassure Afghans that they’ve changed from 1996 when they ruled with a heavy hand. Men had to grow beards and women had to wear the all-encompassing burqa.
Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday said the economic activity in India is picking up with the gradual easing of COVID restrictions and there could be further upside to growth as economies around the world gradually reopen.
At the Kabul airport, thousands are still gathering in hope of fleeing the country, even after a suicide attack on Thursday killed 169 Afghans and 13 U.S. service members and amid warnings of more attacks. The massive U.S.-led airlift is winding down, with many Western nations having completed their own evacuation efforts ahead of Tuesday’s deadline.
Meanwhile, automotive fuel sales volumes decreased by 2.9 pc over the month, marking 1st monthly fall since Feb 2021, the ONS data showed.
SC judge Justice L Nageswara Rao and former SC Judge justice Raveendran will be the life Trustees of Arbitration Centre and they will co-opt some more members in future, Justice Ramana said.
Indian ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu has said, observed that the Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership between India and US remains of key significance.
The two-day online event from October 28 will be co-hosted by the US and India in partnership with the US Chamber of Commerce, the Confederation of Indian Industry, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, and the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC)
"In just the first six months of 2021, India has been to see 15 more unicorns," Piyush Goyal said.
A ceremony was held at the Naval Air Station North Island or NAS North Island, San Diego on Friday that marked the formal transfer of the helicopters from US Navy to Indian Navy.