world

Coup in Bolivia and Trump cast shadow over BRICS summit

According to diplomats there is a wide agreement on the official agenda of the plenary session of the summit which will revolve around “economic growth for an innovative future” and focus on “cooperation on digital economy” and “fight against transnational crime” In April 2010, Brazil’s then president Lula da Silva hosted the second summit of […]

india

President, PM wish people on Milad-un-Nabi

This day is celebrated as birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended greetings on Milad-Un-Nabi. “Greetings on Milad-Un-Nabi. Inspired by the thoughts of Prophet Muhammad, may this day further the spirit of harmony and compassion in society,” the prime minister tweeted. “May there be peace all around,” he prayed. Rapid […]

india

Ease of doing business, not sops attracts investors: Modi

Modi pitched for competition among the states on ease of doing business instead of offering charity. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday spoke against sops like free power, cheap land and tax waivers for industrialists, saying they would rather have a transparent business environment with simpler rules. Inaugurating a two-day event in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh, […]

india

Mutually beneficial RCEP deal is in interests of all nations: Modi

The PM’s comments comes amid hectic negotiations from 10-nation ASEAN and six other countries — India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand to seal the deal As negotiations to finalise the long-overdue Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) enter final stages, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India has put forward reasonable proposals in a […]

world

U.S. Congressman applauds Modi for ‘bold’ steps in Jammu and Kashmir

Article 370 created a “polarising environment”, says George Holding An influential American Congressman on Thursday applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking the “bold steps” on Jammu and Kashmir by abrogating an “outdated and temporary” provision of the Constitution. On Thursday, through a government notification, two Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh came […]

tv & movies

Modi Meets ‘Only’ B-Celebs, Upasana Is Not Happy

With an initiative to popularise Mahatma Gandhi’s ideals through films and to mark the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of the father of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the members of the entertainment world on Saturday evening. The likes of Shahrukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kangana Ranaut, Raj Kumar Hirani, […]

india

Invoking ’93 blasts, PM says Cong saved terrorists

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the previous Congress government of failing to act after terror attacks in Mumbai, but said such a situation does not persist now as perpetrators now know they will be punished. Addressing his last campaign rally for the October 21 Maharashtra assembly election, Modi also spoke of the economic reforms ushered in by the Bharatiya […]