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India committed to happiness and progress of Bhutan: Modi

Monday, June 16th, 2014
India committed to happiness and progress of Bhutan: ModiNew Delhi, June 16: PM Narendra Modi has assured Bhutan that India is committed to its happiness and progress even though the govt in Delhi has changed as he specified areas like peace, security, development and tourism for focus of pushing bilateral ties. Speaking at a banquet hosted by Bhutanese ...

PM Modi to visit Japan next month; calendar of visits busy

Friday, June 6th, 2014
PM  Modi to visit Japan next month; calendar of visits busyNew Delhi , June 07 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Japan, a key strategic partner, next month as he embarks on a busy foreign travel schedule in coming months that will include Bhutan, Brazil and the US. The Prime Minister will be travelling to Bhutan later this month in his ...

Vardhan to take up AIIMS plan with CMs

Friday, June 6th, 2014
Vardhan to take up AIIMS plan with CMsNew Delhi, June 06 : Health Minister Harsh Vardhan will write to Chief Ministers of all the states seeking their cooperation in fulfilling BJP's ambitious poll promise of having an AIIMS in each state. "The message I will carry to health ministers in states and the chief ministers is that not ...

1,000 amputees in Afghanistan to get Jaipur Foot

Friday, June 6th, 2014
1,000 amputees in Afghanistan to get Jaipur FootJaipur , June 06 : Over a thousand handicapped people in Afghanistan would be provided with artificial limbs from the makers of Jaipur Foot during a month long camp to be held in the war-torn country. The camp will be set in Afghanistan's capital Kabul by Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayta Samiti ...

Modi’s invite to SAARC leaders evokes warm response

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Modi's invite to SAARC leaders evokes warm responseNew Delhi , May 23 : Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's initiative to invite leaders of all SAARC countries for his swearing-in ceremony has evoked a warm response with the Afghan, Maldivian and Sri Lankan presidents and the Bhutanese and Nepalese prime ministers confirming their participation. However, Pakistani premier Nawaz Sharif was ...

Modi condemns Herat attack; says monitoring the situation

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Modi condemns Herat attack; says monitoring the situationNew Delhi , May 23 : Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi on Friday condemned the attack on Indian consulate in Herat province of Afghanistan and said he is closely monitoring the situation. Modi, who is in New Delhi ahead of his swearing-in on Monday, said he spoke to Indian Ambassador in Afghanistan ...

Indian Consulate attacked in Afghanistan

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Indian Consulate attacked in AfghanistanNew Delhi,May 23 : Indian Consulate in Afghanistan's Herat province was attacked by heavily armed gunmen early Friday, who were also carrying rocket-propelled grenades, top Indian officials said, adding that everyone was safe. "India's Consulate in Herat, Afghanistan attacked. Brave ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Border Police) personnel and Afghan soldiers rebut attackers. All ...

Retain Rajan as RBI chief: Jagdish Bhagwati to Modi

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
Retain Rajan as RBI chief: Jagdish Bhagwati to ModiNEW DELHI, May 20 : Describing the BJP's election victory as an "astonishing triumph of Narendra Modi", noted economist Jagdish Bhagwati on Monday advised him to retain Raghuram Rajan as RBI governor and to hold monthly news conferences to articulate the government's agenda. "The astonishing triumph of Narendra Modi in the ...

NTPC Q4 Net drops 29 pc to Rs 3,093.54 cr as fuel costs rise

Monday, May 19th, 2014
NTPC Q4 Net drops 29 pc to Rs 3,093.54 cr as fuel costs rise Mumbai , May 19 : Country's largest thermal power producer NTPC on Thursday reported over 29 per cent drop in profit for the fourth quarter after fuel costs surged. The company's net profit fell to Rs 3,093.54 crore in the three months ended March 31. Earnings in the same period last financial ...

At farewell, President recalls decades old association with PM

Monday, May 19th, 2014
At farewell, President recalls decades old association with PMNew Delhi, May 19 : President Pranab Mukherjee gave a touching farewell to "gentleman" Manmohan Singh, recalling their four-decade-long association from Dr. Singh's bureaucracy days till he became the Prime Minister. At an emotionally charged banquet, President Mukherjee said it was not customary to speak on such occasions but "I will ...
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