The vision document has been prepared jointly by three agencies, namely the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS) New Delhi, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia(ERIA) Jakarta, and Institute of Developing Economies (IDE-JETRO), Tokya.
Noting that he has a list of 106 schemes launched by the NDA government since it came to power at the Centre three years ago, Shah said a scheme was launched almost every 15 days.
To mark the occasion, PM Modi is expected to make a speech to the nation and launch a series of vital projects from Assam, signalling the importance he attaches to a remote region that is hemmed in by China, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
"Demonetisation was a successful political coup which was heavily applauded by a majority of the Indian people. The government showed it was serious about corruption," Sorman told PTI in an interview.
Mukesh Aghi, president of US India Business Council (USIBC) - a top American advocacy group representing US business interests in India - said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had demonstrated that he could make "bold" and transformative decisions.
“Talking on a one-hour radio show once a month while addressing challenging tasks as Prime Minister requires tremendous efforts, and I cannot but feel his strong passion for dialogue with his people,” Abe writes in the book.
CNN-News18’s Sumit Pande spoke to Dr Vijay Chauthaiwale, the Head of BJP's Foreign Policy Department. The micro-biologists who is said to have created the ‘Madison Square’ template for Modi’s foreign trips says that UPA may have kept India’s relationship with Israel under the radar due to vote bank politics.
India's most influential government think-tank unveiled a policy blueprint this month aimed at electrifying all vehicles in the country by 2032, in a move that is catching the attention of car makers that are already investing in electric technology in China such as BYD and SAIC .
The government responded to apprehensions expressed by Tesla founder Elon Musk that the company would have to source a certain percentage of local components to set up plant here.
In their talks, Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are also likely to deliberate on a number of pressing global issues including the situation in South China Sea, China's 'Belt and Road' initiative and the growing threat of terrorism, German envoy Martin Ney said today.
Declaring the 52nd Annual General Meeting of the African Development Bank group open, which is being held for the first time in the country here, Modi said, "India's partnership with Africa is based on a model of co-operation which is responsive to the needs of African countries."
The projects for which foundation was laid include a convention centre named after Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar.
Noting that Kandla has emerged as a key port in Asia, Modi said once Iran's Chabahar Port is developed with Indian assistance, the maritime facility here will establish itself firmly on the global trade map.
"Pained by the attack in Manchester. We strongly condemn it. Our thoughts are with the families of the deceased & prayers with the injured," he tweeted.
Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan today said Prime minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the prestigious Kochi Metro project.
Speaking to Moneycontrol, Rohin Kapoor, Director, Deloitte Haskins & Sells LLP says, “Over the last 3 years, Indian education sector has witnessed a series of flagship programme announcements whose on ground impact is yet to be reported.”
The announcement of the deal came ahead of a possible visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Israel in July.
The failure of China's efforts to bring India on board, details of which have not been previously reported, shows the depths to which relations between the two countries have fallen over territorial disputes and Beijing's support of Pakistan.
Swedish companies are happy with the Modi Government's track record. More importantly, they are confident that the business environment in India will only get better in the coming years. So says the annual business confidence survey conducted by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in India. CNBC-TV18's Rituparna Bhuyan and Areeb Sherwani gave us this report.
Real estate experts say that stamp duty and property taxes may continue to be levied on immovable properties
Today's meeting on 'Namami Gange' programme assumed significance as it was the first since the BJP came to power in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the river's two key basin states whose previous governments were accused by the Centre of not cooperating fully.
Speaking after inaugurating a workshop for beneficiaries of ‘Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana’ and Start Up initiatives at Sahyadri college at Adyar near here, the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs said demonetisation had helped improve the GDP of the country despite apprehensions to the contrary from certain quarters.
President Pranab Mukherjee, as advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has directed that Harsh Vardhan, Cabinet Minister shall be assigned the charge of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, in addition to his exiting portfolios, a press release issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan said.
The decision was announced as part of a series of restructuring actions from the Detroit automaker on Thursday, and marks a significant blow to India's strategy of encouraging domestic manufacturing.
The state unit of BJP said during his May 22 and 23 visit, Modi will also go to Kutch district in the state to inaugurate development works at Kandla and dedicate to the nation Narmada Water pumping station at Bhachau in the same district.