Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

Upbeat IMF economy report welcome news for Indian PM Modi

NEW DELHI: India is to remain one of the world’s fastest-growing major economies, the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday, in welcome news for Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of elections due next year. In a wide-ranging report on Asia’s third-biggest economy, the IMF forecast GDP growth for the fiscal year ...

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Kangna Ranaut reunites with Anurag Basu again

BOLLYWOOD: After a gap of 12 years, Kangna Ranaut will be working with filmmaker, Anurag Basu again in a film titled ‘Imali’. The film has been described as an urban love story. Ranaut is expcted to work on this after she completes ‘Mental Hai Kya’ and Ashwini Iyer Tiwary’s kabaddi ...

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Modi, Moon inaugurate world’s biggest mobile manufacturing factory

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and South Korea President Moon Jae-in inaugurated a Samsung Electronics mobile phone manufacturing facility, billed as the world’s largest, in Noida on Monday. The 35-acre factory would not only generate more jobs but also make India a global export hub, Modi said. “Whenever ...

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Nikki Haley tells Modi to cut Iranian oil use

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley told India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi it was important India cut Iranian oil use, but said the United States would work to allow India to use an Iranian port as corridor to Afghanistan. “Sanctions are coming (on Iran) and we’re going forward ...

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China and India agree to maintain peace on border

WUHAN: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to strengthen communications and maintain peace along the border following the conclusion of a two day “informal” summit held in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, Sunday. “The two leaders underscored the importance of maintaining peace and ...

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Indian PM Modi meets Theresa May

British PM Theresa May welcomes PM Modi. (Photo: Reuters) LONDON: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived at 10 Downing Street in London for a breakfast meeting with his British counterpart Theresa May during which the two leaders discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest, including cross-border terrorism, ...

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Justin Trudeau’s India visit overshadowed

NEW DELHI: Justin Trudeau’s state visit to India has been overshadowed by revelations that a businessman convicted of trying to assassinate an Indian minister in the 1980s was invited to several official events. The week-long tour of the subcontinent has been dogged by suggestions the Canadian prime minister is being ...

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Trudeau snubbed by Modi on his India visit

NEW DEHLI: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in India on a week-long visit but the Indian leader Narendra Modi is not with him. Contrary to what has been the practice of Indian PM of welcoming important foreign leaders at the airport, receiving minister was State Minister Agriculture Ganjendra Singh, ...

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Iran, India to work for stability in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani agreed on Saturday to step up efforts to bring stability to war-ravaged Afghanistan. Modi reiterated India’s commitment to help Afghanistan become “a peaceful, secure, permanent, prosperous and pluralistic country” after holding talks with Rouhani in New Delhi on ...

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India pledges $40 million aid to Palestine, backs independent state

RAMALLAH: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has pledged $40 million in aid to Palestine. Modi’s announcement came during the first-ever visit by an Indian head of state to the West Bank. “We discussed regional and global developments that have a role in peace in the world and in the region,” ...

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