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image PM addresses National Convention of Swachhagrahis, launches development projects in Motihari
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, addressed the National Convention of Swachhagrahis at Motihari. The event has been organized, as part of the centenary celebrations of the Satyagraha led by Mahatma Gandhi, in Champaran.
image India overtook Japan to become world’s second largest steel maker
India is second on the list of world’s largest steelmakers, following China. India had been on the third spot for three years till 2017. Japan’s steel output fell by 0.5 percent to 8.2 million tonnes (mt) in February, corresponding to India’s staggering 3.4 percent rise to 8.4 mt steel output, making India...
image India is building a city from scratch to attract foreign investors
Gradually mushrooming on an otherwise barren 886-acre parcel of land in Gujarat -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state -- is a small collection of buildings that India hopes will one day rival financial centers like Singapore, Dubai and Hong Kong. It's called...
image India key to US$1.5 trillion intra-Commonwealth trade, investment
India’s key position in driving intra-Commonwealth trade and investment to over US$1.5 trillion by 2020 has been flagged by a new report ahead of the April 16-20 meeting of heads of government to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, among others.
image Number of Britons opting for Indian e-visa sees exponential increase
The number of Britons opting for e-visas to visit India has seen an exponential increase since it was first introduced in the United Kingdom, jumping from 82,751 in 2015 to 327,798 in 2017. At the same time, the number of people applying for the traditional, in-person visa has correspondingly dwindled from 233,005 in 2015...
image PM addresses CPSE Conclave
Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, attended the Central Public Sector Enterprises Conclave at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Thematic presentations were made to the Prime Minister on subjects such as corporate governance, human resource management, financial re-engineering, innovations and technology, and Vision 2022 for New India.
image PM Modi, Oli hold talks; India agrees to open waterways, rail link to Kathmandu
Seeking to reset ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli on Saturday held wide-ranging talks and vowed to step up overall engagement and take the relationship to newer...
image PM Narendra Modi to visit Singapore in June; to explore new areas of cooperation
India and Singapore will explore areas of further cooperation and take stock of progress of their strategic partnership during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's June visit to Singapore.
image Cotton exports may touch 7 million bales
Cotton exports from the country are likely to touch seven million bales this marketing year started October 2017, up about 27% from the earlier estimate, due to a surge in demand, particularly from China, as Indian cotton is selling at discount.
image Govt to use AI, blockchain technology for seamless cargo movement
Zero human intervention in cross-border trade is something the finance ministry says it is exploring, using blockchain technology and artificial intelligence (AI) for cargo movement. Beside saving cost and time,...


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