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Updated: 30-11-2018 20:10 IST

Following are the top stories at 2000 hours:


PM Modi meets Chinese Prez Xi, discusses ways to strenghten bilateral ties

Buenos Aires: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G-20 summit here and discussed how to strenghten the bilateral ties between the two neighbours.


India committed to globalisation, reformed multilateralism, says PM Modi

Buenos Aires: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reaffirmed India's commitment to globalisation and reformed multilateralism at an informal meeting of the BRICS leaders on the sidelines of the G-20 summit here.


Saudi ready to help India to meet its growing energy demands: Prince to PM Modi

Buenos Aires: Saudi Arabia has offered India to supply oil and petroleum products it needs to meet its growing energy demands during a meeting between Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, official Saudi media reported on Friday.


India to play 'responsible' role at climate negotiations in Poland: PM Modi to UN chief

Buenos Aires: India will play its "due and responsible" role at the crucial climate change negotiations in Poland next week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured UN chief Antonio Guterres during a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit here.


Gabbard to hear from Indian-Americans on possibility of a Hindu running for US presidency in 2020

Washington: Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, is seeking views from eminent Indian-Americans from across the country on the possibility of a Hindu running for American presidency amid reports that she is considering to run for the White House in 2020.

By Lalit K Jha.


US welcomes efforts by India, Pak to increase people-to-people contact

Washington: The United States said on Friday that it welcomes efforts by India and Pakistan to increase people-to-people contact, days after the two neighbouring countries laid foundation stones for a corridor linking two revered gurdwaras on both sides of the border.By Lalit K Jha


Yoga is India's gift to the world: PM Modi

Buenos Aires: Yoga is India's gift to the world for health and peace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday as he highlighted the benefits of the ancient Indian practice for overall wellbeing.


Pakistan arrests 22 Indian fishermen

Karachi: Twenty two Indian fishermen have been arrested by Pakistani authorities for allegedly straying into the country's territorial waters, a security official said Friday.


Sri Lanka Parliament bars ministers from using state funds

Colombo: Sri Lanka's Parliament on Friday barred ministers and their private staff from using state funds amid a political standoff in the country after President Maithripala Sirisena in a controversial move sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickeremesinghe.


Trump says very close to China trade deal

Washington: The US is very close to a trade deal with China, President Donald Trump has said, but remained noncommittal to its final outcome ahead of his meeting with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in Argentina on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit. By Lalit K Jha


High tension G20 opens, dominated by Trump quarrels

Buenos Aires: G20 powers open two days of summit talks on Friday after a stormy buildup dominated by tensions with Russia and US President Donald Trump's combative stance on trade and climate fears.(AFP)


Merkel set for late G20 arrival after 'serious' plane malfunction

Berlin: Germany's air force on Friday was investigating a serious technical mishap on Chancellor Angela Merkel's plane that forced an emergency landing and delayed her arrival at the G20 summit by more than 12 hours. (AFP)


Marriott says up to 500 million guests affected by hack

Washington: Marriott International said Friday that up to 500 million hotel guests may have had their data compromised in a hack of the Starwood reservation database. (AFP) RUP


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