PRIME MINISTER OF INDIA
Canada’s AGT seeks stable policies to step up India play
The Canadian agri-commodity company backed by private equity firm Fairfax hopes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi relooks at the quantitative restrictions and tariffs imposed on commodities like pulses. India is the largest buyer of pulses such as peas from Canada. Last year it imposed a 50% tariff on lentils to support the domestic farmers.
Sheikh Hasina, Mamata Banerjee to attend India's first Pink Ball Test match
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and West Bengal Chief Min...
Shiv Sena,NCP,Congress alliance opportunistic; their govt unlikely to last beyond 6-8 months: Gadkari
In an interview during electioneering i...
Will work with India for peace and prosperity: New Lanka Premier Mahinda Rajpaksa tells PM Modi
Thanking prime minister Modi for his congratulatory message, Rajpaksa, who was sworn in on Thursday as Sri Lankan premier by his younger brother and President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, said the two countries will continue to work closely to strengthen the bilateral ties.
CII urges relief relief for telcos
The industry body drew parallels between the airlines and telecom sector where both have faced consolidation, price wars and are capital intensive sectors which have high taxes. The letter highlights the impact of AGR dues which if recovered, will impact viability of telcos and other players in the industry.
India's Indo-Pacific Ocean's initiative aims maritime security pillar for inclusive region
The PM proposed to launch a maritime security pillar at the East Asia Maritime Security workshop, which India will host together with Australia and Indonesia in February 2020, to help realise the country’s vision for the region The PM proposed a cooperative effort to translate principles for the Indo-Pacific into measures to secure a shared maritime environment.
India, China finalise 70 activities to celebrate 70 years of diplomatic ties
The events were finalised in line with the understanding reached by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping during their Second Informal Summit at Mamallapuram on October 11-12 this year.
Rajnath Singh meets Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister, discusses defence cooperation
The defence minister expressed satisfaction over increasing engagement of the armed forces of India and Singapore, officials said, adding both leaders agreed to take the bilateral defence cooperation to greater heights. In the meeting, Singh also referred to India's stand on the South China Sea and the Indo-Pacific region.
PM Modi unveils statue of Mahatma Gandhi at CAG office in Delhi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a statue of Mahatma Gandhi at the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) office premises on No...
India courts private hospitals to boost Modicare
India is offering incentives to private hospitals to boost Modicare, the world’s biggest government health program.
Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu charged in corruption cases
Israel’s attorney general has formally charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a series of corruption cases, throwing the country’s par...
MSMEs crucial to make India a $5 trillion economy: Sarbananda Sonowal
Inaugurating a two day North East MSME summit, Sonowal said that considering MSME sector, being the prime drivers of growth with equity and their contribution to output and employment in all economies, developed as well as transition, they can play key role in making India’s economy one of the biggest in the world.
India-Uzbekistan sign pact on counter-terror cooperation
An agreement on counter-terrorism and organised crime was signed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah and his Uzbekistan counterpart Pulat Bobojonov to further increase cooperation between India and Uzbekistan in diverse fields including counter-terrorism, organized crime and human trafficking, said a statement issued by the ministry.
Sharad Pawar meets PM Modi as moves to form Maharashtra govt gather momentum
In a three-page memorandum, Pawar said in Nashik district crops like soyabean, paddy, finger millet, corns, bajra and vegetables like tomato and onion were at the harvesting stage but incessant and unseasonable rains completely ruined them. He said 44 farmers from Nashik have committed suicide in the face of the crisis in the last 10 months.
Government plans to set up 14-MW solar power units in Leh, Kargil
The projects will be developed under the Prime Minister Development Package 2015, Renewable Energy minister said in a reply to a question in the Lok Sabha. "The MNRE has planned to set up solar power projects with a cumulative capacity of around 14 MW (megawatts) with a battery storage capacity of 42 MWh (megawatt-hour) in Leh and Kargil."
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