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India, Sri Lanka in new push to boost trade, tech tie-up

<b>New Delhi:</b> India and Sri Lanka will seek to narrow differences early next week over an ambitious pact that seeks to widen economic engagement between …

India

PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone for Urja Ganga project in Varanasi

Elaborate arrangements have been made in view of Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the town in Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh. (Reuters)<p>Prime …

Govt to bring out low-cost housing scheme for EPFO subscribers

Labour ministry will come out with a scheme to provide low-cost housing for retirement fund body Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) …

India

Stalwarts Say

John Chambers, Executive Chairman & CEO, Cisco Systems<p>I am more bullish on India than I ever had been before... I believe in your country. I am in …

We need to eliminate discrimination between daughters & sons in our villages in Varanasi

PM's Jan Dhan Yojana should make women smile

French companies to pump in euro 8 bn in India

Bullish on India's growth, major French companies will be investing about euro 8 billion in the country in next few years.<p>"Leading French companies …

India

Centre will provide whatever Kashmiris need for development: PM Narendra Modi

Modi said that Kashmir wants peace and the government is committed for development of the region. (Source: ANI)<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi today …

Incredible India sees 266 per cent growth in foreign tourist arrivals this year; here's why

India

Bulk of reforms expected from government are largely done: Rahul Bajoria

<b>Singapore:</b> With the passage of the goods and services tax (GST) bill, the bulk of reforms expected of the Narendra Modi government have been put in …

Economy

Forex reserves at record high of USD 365.74 billion

Continuing the rising trend, forex reserves increased by USD 253.6 million to touch record high of USD 365.749 billion in the week to August 5, the …

Trading

GST will make India more attractive to foreign investors: UK Secretary of State

UK Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel, who was on a three-day visit to India, on Saturday said after passing the Goods and …

India

Wi-Fi services inaugurated in PM Modi’s adopted villages in Varanasi

Union telecommunication minister Manoj Sinha inaugurated Wi-Fi and hotspot services on the Bharat Net Optical Fibre at Nagepur and Jayapur villages …

India

Fitch: India GST Bill a Positive Reform Signal | Reuters

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, August 04 (Fitch) India's passage of a long-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill is an important reform which will remove barriers to trade, improve economic efficiency and lead to higher growth in the long run, …

Hong Kong

India's landmark tax reform clears parliamentary hurdle | Reuters

NEW DELHI India's upper house of parliament backed a major tax reform on Wednesday that seeks to transform the country into a common market, though …

India

Industry sees India hitting 10% GDP post GST rollout

The country witnessed a momentous occasion after the Rajya Sabha today passed the historic Goods and Services Tax Constitutional Amendment Bill.<p>The …

Infographics

अब PM मोदी की 'उंगलियों' पर पूरी कैबिनेट

अगर आप यह सोच रहे हैं कि प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी योजनाओं को लेकर मंत्रियों के साथ डिस्कशन कैबिनेट बैठक में ही करते हैं, तो आप गलत हैं जनाब! 70वें …

Government starts Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan for pregnant women

By ANI<p>NEW DELHI: Raising concern over the health of pregnant women, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the government has started the …

India

India's FDI inflow standing improves as per World Investment Report | Indiablooms - First Portal on Digital News Management

India currently is in the 10th position whereas, according to WIR-2015, it ranked 15th in 2013. India has been ranked 3rd in the list of top …

India

PM Modi Flags Off 'Run For Rio', Says 'Indian Athletes Will Surely Shine'

<b>New Delhi:</b> Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday flagged off the "Run for Rio" event in Delhi from Major Dhyanchand National Stadium near India …

Modi promises free medical check-up for pregnant women

'MANN KI BAAT'<p><b>Simran Sodhi</b><p><b>Tribune News Service</b><p><b>New Delhi, July 31</b><p>India’s maternal mortality rate has been on a decline in the last decade but is still …

PM Modi asks for country to contribute to his Independence Day address - Firstpost

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the country needs to focus on research and innovation in the field of technology to fulfill former …

India

PM Modi speaks for doctors, asks citizens to follow prescription, avoid antibiotics

Addressing citizens of the country during his monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme, the PM emphasised that overuse of antobiotics is a big concern …

US President Barack Obama Considers PM Modi Good Friend: White House

<b>Washington:</b> US President Barack Obama considers Prime Minister Narendra Modi a good friend and the two countries have collaborated on a number of …

Why India is the most promising of all emerging markets

Prudent investors are generally "risk-averse," and thus, seek to avoid uncertainty. This is a major reason why equity markets of developed countries attract more capital than emerging markets. But with traditional powerhouses of the world – the United States, Western Europe and Japan – each now …