Prime Minister Narendra Modi will offer island nations in the Indian Ocean a broad range of military and civilian assistance next week in a bid to wrest back some of the influence China has gained by spending billions of dollars in the region.
Rajiv Bajaj, MD, Bajaj Auto said acute situation in two key markets, Nigeria and Sri Lanka, is to be blamed for negative export growth in February.
It isn't so much that India have won three on the bounce this time, as the manner in which they have done so, the opponents against whom they have achieved this feat, and the circumstances around which these victories have been accomplished, that is most impressive.
This was announced after the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena during which both the leaders expressed commitment to find a solution to the emotive fishermen issue by adopting a constructive and humanitarian approach.
While an understanding of what entices people to terror may be useful in preventing a larger numbers from heading in that direction, it is physically impossible in diverse societies to really prevent people from moving towards this fatal attraction.
Power and automation technology firm ABB has bagged a contract worth Rs 256 crore from the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) to supply two 220 kV substations and upgrade an existing substation in Sri Lanka.
Supported by coalition of Opposition parties Maithripala Sirisena is leading with 52 percent of the vote.
Rajiv Bajaj, managing director of Bajaj Auto believes that the company should not have communicated Discover as a 100cc brand. It was always positioned as a 125cc motorcycle.
It will build in Colombo a new National System Control Centre, equipped with supervisory control, data acquisition, and energy management system.
The only reason SAARC exists is to give the members an appearance of amity; the only reason it cannot be shut down completely is because it gives China an opening to create its own South Asian Forum by excluding India.
Both Obama and Modi transcended their personal biases to look at the future rather than the past. Consider how much both leaders have learnt to forgive or forget in order to put their national interests above themselves.
Given this mindless hostility of all Tamil parties to anything Sri Lankan, it is a laughable claim that they could have gotten any concession on the fishermen‘s conviction with Rajapakse.
Vinod Dasari, MD, Ashok Leyland said that the company might see double-digit margins in Q4 if volumes come back.
Rohit's 264 off 173 balls included 33 fours and 9 sixes, which calculates to 186 runs in boundaries. Incidentally, it's also a world record for most fours in a single innings.
Despite alleged differences between various fundamentalist groups like ISIS, al-Qaeda or Boko Haram in Nigeria, they are all united on one issue: that the world must be ruled by Islam. Which brand of Islam must prevail will be settled later â€“ equally murderously.
India's new accords with one of China's rivals for influence in the South China Sea came as Xi visited the nearby islands of Sri Lanka and the Maldives, a reminder of the geostrategic jostling that is becoming an increasing feature in Asia.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will make his first visit to India as head of state on a regional visit starting this week which will also take in Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Tajikistan, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
Contract Agreement between NTPC and Trincomalee Power Company was signed at Colombo on March 13, 2014 in Sri Lanka, NTPC said in a statement. India and Sri Lanka have signed pacts for a 500 MW thermal power project to be jointly developed by NTPC with Ceylon Electricity Board in Sri Lanka.
However, it said, "Markets including India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka are currently less exposed as voice and text pricing is relatively low and smartphones have yet to reach significant penetration."
The world's largest air-cooler maker Symphony is eyeing to garner as much as 50 percent of its revenue from exports over the next five years as it looks at entering new overseas market, a top executive has said.
In the first edition of RFC in India, both international and local teams are expected to participate. Cougar Motorsports says that nearly 50 teams have registered for the event.
The Colombo market`s All-Share Index has tacked on around 4 percent so far in January after gaining nearly 5 percent in 2013, even as many of its regional counterparts have lost ground.
Virat kohli is nothing like the universally loved, happy-go-lucky, pudgy-around-the-edges cricket superstars he grew up idolising. He is, perhaps, their antithesis.
Airtel is looking to move out of smaller unprofitable markets and intends to use the sale proceeds to reduce its debt, sources said.
Cairn bid for a block in Mannar basin while OVL, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), totally skipped the round. Little known Singapore-based Bonavista Energy Corp bid for two blocks in the Cauvery basin located offshore Jaffna in the North.