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  • Modi willing to put in facilitation processes: Baba Kalyani 12 hours 20 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to Bharat Forge Chairman Baba Kalyani. Kalyani said, "Modi spoke about his policy for development. He said he is willing to put in facilitation processes. Now, we've to look at how we can implement...
  • Businessmen to evaluate Modi's call for Indo-Japan ventures 12 hours 3 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to business leaders Chanda Kochhar and Kiran Mazumdar Shaw. Narendra Modi in his speech on Monday addressed Japanese business leaders. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw said, "I think it was a hard hitting, inspirational speech. He...
  • Modi will make India like Tokyo or Japan, say Indians in Japan 13 hours 13 minutes ago

    CNN-IBN's Smita Sharma who is in Tokyo, tracking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan, spoke to an Indian residing in Japan. Sonu said, "The Japanese don't know much about India but now after Modi has become the Prime Minister they like India cause Modi is good friends with...
  • PM Modi deplores 'expansionist' tendency of some countries 15 hours 2 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday deplored the "expansionist" tendency among some countries which "encroach" upon seas of others, in oblique comments against China which is having a maritime dispute with Japan. "The whole world accepts that the 21st century will belong to Asia. But I have a question. How...
  • Japan welcomes Modi, talks underway to sign defence, trade pacts 15 hours 13 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was accorded an official welcome by the government of Japan on Monday. Accompanied by Japan PM Shinzo Abe, Modi was warmly received at the Akasaka Palace. Modi and Abe are supposed to hold a press conference later in the day. PM Modi is on a five-day...
  • Japan aims to double India investment in five year 16 hours 36 minutes ago

    Tokyo: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will tell his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at a summit on Monday that Japan aims to double its direct investment in India in five years from some $2 billion last year, the Nikkei business daily reported. Modi, on his first major foreign visit since a...
  • PM Narendra Modi calls for collaboration with Japan for research, skill development 16 hours 57 minutes ago

    Tokyo: In his address to businessmen at the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India is trying to achieve Japanese level of efficiency in the PMO as well as seek Japan's help in skill development in India. Modi said that India and Japan need...
  • Live: Indo-Japan ties have several aspects, 21st century belongs to Asia, says Narendra Modi 12 hours 8 minutes ago

    On his third day in Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a luncheon meeting of business leaders in Tokyo. This the PM's first trip out of the sub-continent. Modi, while lauding the Japanese government for their warm reception, said that good governance is his top priority. Trade, and defence are...
  • Modi seeks Japan's help for 'inclusive vision' on first big trip Yesterday

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan on Saturday seeking to capitalise on his affinity with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to strengthen security and business ties on his first major foreign visit since his landslide election victory in May. Modi is one of only three people that Abe follows on...
  • Book paints the stories of Indian fighter pilots from 1971 war Yesterday

    New Delhi: The heroism, gallantry, flying skills and unmovable determination displayed by Indian fighter pilots during the 1971 liberation war of Bangladesh is the subject of a new book. Recounted in third person by Dhirendra S Jafa, Wing Commander (Retd.) Indian Air Force, Death Wasn't Painful, brought by Sage books, salutes...
  • 'I am Modi, you are Mori!' PM to Kinkakuji temple monk Yesterday

    Kyoto: "I am Modi and you are Mori!" This is how Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted the head monk of a Buddhist temple in Kyoto on Sunday. Modi, who looked dapper in a white kurta pyjama and bandhgala, spent some time with the 83-year-old head priest Yasu Nagamori of Kinkaku-ji...
  • Indian-American scholar to explore dinosaur extinction 2 days ago

    Houston: An Indian-American scholar has won the prestigious 'Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Award' which includes a grant to study the causes behind Dinosaur extinction. Sankar Chatterjee, a Horn Professor of Palaeontology and Curator at the Museum of Texas University, will travel in the spring of 2015 to India to continue...
  • PM Narendra Modi reaches Japan to hold bilateral talks with Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe 2 days ago

    Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Osaka on Saturday and left for Kyoto where he will be received by Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This is PM Modi's first bilateral visit outside of the subcontinent. Modi will tour Japan till the third of September and will also visit the...
  • Four gen-next Indian-origin economists in IMF list of 25 2 days ago

    Washington: Four economists of Indian origin have been featured in the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) list of 25 economists under 45 who are shaping the way one thinks about the global economy. The "Generation Next" list of "economists under 45 (who) will have the most influence in the coming decades on...
  • PM Modi set to woo Japan on his first bilateral trip 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake his first major bilateral trip to Japan on Saturday for a five-day visit since he came to power in May. A power packed delegation of economists, bankers and industrialists will accompanying the PM on his trip to Japan. Reliance Industries Chairman -...
  • PM Narendra Modi tweets to Shinzo Abe in Japanese 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday put out a series of tweets in Japanese, one of them addressed to his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe and said that as his friends from Japan had asked him to talk to the people of Japan directly, so he did so. "Friends from...
  • Indian American from Chicago indicted in visa fraud 4 days ago

    Washington: A 30-year-old Indian American businessmen has been indicted on charges for exploiting a US visa program to fraudulently raise approximately $160 million from nearly 290 Chinese nationals who invested in the project while seeking US residency. Chicago-based Anshoo Sethi, who purported to be building a $912 million hotel and convention...
  • Obama looks forward to meet Modi: White House 4 days ago

    Washington: India and the US share a rich and robust relationship and President Barack Obama looks forward to building on that when he meets with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the White House said on Thursday. "As you know, the President after the election of Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi, invited him to...
  • Centre says India Ebola-free; 112 passengers who arrived from Liberia declared safe 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The government clarified that none of the 112 passengers who returned from Liberia on Tuesday have Ebola. All of them were screened and found to be healthy- except for one passenger who had fever and sore throat. That passenger has been isolated in the quarantine cum isolation facility...
  • British government planning on an enormous investment in India, says UK Deputy PM Nick Clegg 5 days ago

    New Delhi: British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has hinted that the UK government is planning on making an enormous investment in India, especially in the areas of infrastructure and defence. In an exclusive interview to Network18, Clegg, who is in India for a 3-day trade mission, has also...
  • Don't copy us, Mao had told Indian Maoists August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Mao Zedong may have clandestinely backed the Naxalite movement but the Chinese revolutionary leader told Indian Maoists in the late 1960s not to blindly copy the tactics that brought him to power. Mao Zedong's advice was given to a four-member delegation of Maoists when they met him and Zhou...
  • US media hail Iyengar as one of the greatest yoga gurus August 22, 2014

    Washington: Mainstream American media and yoga experts have mourned the loss of BKS Iyengar, calling him one of the greatest yoga gurus who was instrumental in bringing the physical and spiritual exercise to West. Iyengar died on Wednesday at the age of 95 in Pune. "No other individual has been as...
  • US gurdwaras to launch campaign to improve Sikhs image August 21, 2014

    Washington: Amidst increasing incidents of hate crimes against Sikhs, Gurdwaras in the US have decided to launch an intensive national campaign running into $5 million to improve the image of the community in America. Representatives from over 100 Gurdwaras in the US held a meeting here over the weekend to discuss...
  • Five Indian firms among Forbes' most innovative companies August 21, 2014

    New York: Five Indian companies, including Hindustan Unilever and Tata Consultancy Services, are among Forbes' list of the world's 100 most innovative companies that investors think are most likely to "generate big, new growth ideas". The annual 'World's Most Innovative Companies' list, released on Wednesday, has been topped by California-based global...
  • 'Hurriyat leaders meeting Pak High Commission not genuine cause to call off talks' August 19, 2014

    Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani is in Delhi to meet Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit. Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Yasin Malik is scheduled to meet him on Wednesday. ...
  • Sultan of Brunei bids for Sahara's New York and London luxury hotels: report August 18, 2014

    New York: The Sultan of Brunei has made a bid for New York's Plaza Hotel, Dream Hotel and London's Grosvenor House hotel, the Wall Street Journal's website edition reported on Saturday, citing people familiar with the situation. An investment firm affiliated with Brunei has offered to pay $2 billion for the...
  • India helps in evacuation of 126 Nepalese nationals from Libya August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: India has facilitated evacuation of 126 Nepalese nationals from Sirte area of strife-torn Libya. The assistance by India came after the Nepalese embassy in Cairo sent a note verbale to its mission in Tripoli seeking assistance for evacuation of the Nepalese nationals, officials in the Ministry of External Affairs...
  • Canadian Prime Minister lauds Indo-Canadians for their contribution August 16, 2014

    Toronto: India and Canada have long standing and positive bilateral relations based on mutual interests, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said and lauded the contributions of Indo-Canadians to the prosperity of his country. "Our strong and dynamic relationship is rooted in deep people-to-people ties," Harper said in a statement read by...
  • US working on ambitious roadmap for Modi-Obama meeting: Biswal August 15, 2014

    New York: The US is looking forward to a "very substantive and consequential" visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Washington later in September and is working on a "pretty ambitious roadmap" for his bilateral meeting with President Barack Obama, a top American official said. "We have a pretty ambitious roadmap...
  • Nigeria: Hospital slams Indian doctors for creating Ebola scare, says no cases reported August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Primus hospital has slammed the five Indian doctors stranded in Abuja, Nigeria of creating an Ebola scare, insisting that no Ebola cases have been registered in their hospital. The hospital has also declared that it has returned the passports of the doctors to the Indian Embassy. The hospital clarified that...