Singapore tops ranking of best place to do business
Nov 20, 2014 at 08:32 | Source:
Wealthy city-state Singapore has once again topped a ranking of the best places in the world to do business. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ranked Singapore as number one out of 82 countries for its efficient [and] open economy . The tiny Asia...
Live: Abbott-Modi becomes Tony-Narendra as bonhomie continues
Nov 18, 2014 at 17:05 | Source:
4.51pm: Abbott-Modi bonhomie on full swing at Melbourne cricket stadiumAustralian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi held a joint press conference after summit talks, stressing how the two countries were expanding the...
LIVE: Modi takes selfie with new best friend Tony Abbott in Australia
Nov 18, 2014 at 15:44 | Source:
3. 30 pm: Modi takes selfie with AbbottIt seems Australia's PM Tony Abbott is PM Modi's new bestie. He seems to be addressing Abbott as 'my friend Tony', everywhere. "When People asked me isn't it too soon to visit Australia after Tony Abbot jus...
LIVE: Modi arrives in Melbourne, to meet Australia's biggest CEOs and MDs
Nov 18, 2014 at 09:30 | Source:
9:00 am 18 November, 2014Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Melbourne on Tuesday on the fourth and last leg on his five-day Australian tour. Governor of Victoria Alex Chernov is hosting the chief executives' roundtable during which Modi would in...
World media pick over G20 summit
Nov 17, 2014 at 20:51 | Source:
As commentators across the world begin to assess the outcome of G20, which closed in Brisbane on Sunday, some note that the event was overshadowed by criticism of Russia over its role in Ukraine. Others are pleased that climate change and the Ebola c...
Is the global economy headed for the rocks?
Nov 17, 2014 at 16:57 | Source:
Well David Cameron, perhaps learning a lesson from his stockbroker father, got his timing right. On the morning that he warns (in the Guardian) that red lights are flashing on the dashboard of the global economy, Japan announces that it has unexpecte...
LIVE: Amid whistles and cheers PM Modi finally takes the stage
Nov 17, 2014 at 13:14 | Source:
1:13 pm: PM Modi takes the stage. At last.1:00 pm: Brett Lee arrives to meet PM Modi, talks of life from 'net to set'Seconds after he was accosted by the emcee asking why he loves India, Brett Lee, blushing and gushing talked of life from "net t...
LIVE: Madison Square Garden redux as PM Modi reaches Allphones Arena
Nov 17, 2014 at 12:35 | Source:
Modi arrives at the Arena, crowd awaits his speech12:10 pm PM Modi has finally arrived at the Allphones Arena in Sydney as thousands of ecstatic supporters gathered inside, dancing and singing and chanting "Modi, Modi" as they waited to hea...
LIVE: We love Modi, shouts crowd as PM heads for Allphones Arena in Sydney
Nov 17, 2014 at 11:45 | Source:
11:45 am Meanwhile, the Indian diaspora was seen chanting 'We love Modi', at the Allphones Arena at Olympic Park where Modi is scheduled to give his speech. Around 16,664 Indians are present at the Arena.And guess who is overly enthusiastic about mee...
G-20: With focus on black money, Modi goes beyond the customary handshake
Nov 17, 2014 at 08:45 | Source:
The ninth G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia (15-16 November) will be known to the posterity for two tall pledges made at the high-profile meeting of the grouping which is also being seen as the new Bretton Woods system that is governing the world no...
G20 LIVE: Modi most sought after leader, says Suresh Prabhu
Nov 16, 2014 at 11:45 | Source:
11:00 am: PMmost sought after leader at G20, says Suresh PrabhuNewly appointedrailway minister Suresh Prabhu, who was accompanying Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the G20 summit today, said that the Indian PM was the most sought after leader at the G...