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  • World is looking at India with great respect, blogs PM Narendra Modi 20 hours 56 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The world is looking at India with renewed respect and immense enthusiasm, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, a day after he ended a visit to Myanmar, Australia and Fiji. Writing in his blog, Mr Modi also said that the G-20 nations had agreed to battle black money...
  • PM Modi arrives in Delhi after his 10-day three nation tour 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Delhi on Thursday after his 10-day three nation tour during which he attended the East Asia and ASEAN-India Summits in Myanmar, the G-20 Summit in Australia and held bilaterals with his Australian and Fijian counterparts. Modi, the first Indian premier to visit...
  • 'G20 summit fails to make substantive progress on black money' 4 days ago

    Washington: The G-20 summit in Australia failed to make substantial progress on financial transparency and illicit flows, an eminent international think-tank famous for its pioneering work on black money has claimed. "The G20 passed up a golden opportunity to begin tackling this global scourge by curbing the abuse of anonymous...
  • Highlights of PM Modi's speech to Australian Parliament 4 days ago

    India and Australia signed five pacts after bilateral talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tony Abbott on Monday. India and Australia have signed pacts on social security, transfer of sentenced prisoners, combating narcotics trade, tourism, and Arts and Culture. Here are the highlights of his speech to Australian Parliament: 1....
  • G20 plans major investment initiatives in countries like India 5 days ago

    Brisbane: The G20 has cited India among other countries for launch of major investment initiatives and for having a sustainable growth. A Brisbane Action plan released as part of the G20 communique also said that the state of the global economy calls for a comprehensive and coherent policy response that restores...
  • Sydney will get a dose of Modi-mania on his quick-fire, high-energy visit, says Australian media 5 days ago

    Sydney: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived on a whirlwind six-hour visit to Sydney on the second leg of his four-city tour of Australia. Australians newspapers and media are abuzz over Modi's visit to Australia. "Modi fever grips Sydney," said a headline in the Canberra Times. "The city will...
  • Grand welcome for US President Obama while Russia's Putin leaves G20 hastily 5 days ago

    The G20 summit concluded on Sunday. While a grand welcome was accorded to US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left earlier than expected after getting snubbed by other countries over the Ukrainian affair. ...
  • Adani, GVK may get clearance for mega-mines after Modi's meeting in Australia 5 days ago

    Brisbane: Australia's Queensland state will announce a major investment in rail infrastructure in the Galilee basin to ensure that one of the mega-mines proposed by India's Adani group and GVK get a clearance in 2015. Queensland Premier Campbell Newman, who held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday night, said...
  • US, Japan and Australia vow to oppose Russian action in Ukraine 5 days ago

    Brisbane: The leaders of the United States, Japan and Australia lined up together against Russia on Sunday, vowing to oppose Russian efforts to destabilise eastern Ukraine during a rare trilateral meeting held at the G20 summit in Brisbane. President Barack Obama, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian Prime Minister Tony...
  • From greeting Koalas to selfies with QUT students: 11 pictures from Australia Narendra Modi should definitely Instagram 5 days ago

    Narendra Modi takes social media seriously. As he embarked on a trip to Myanmar where he was due to attend the 25th ASEAN Summit, the Prime Minister of India joined Instagram and posted a photo from Nay Pyi Taw.But it has been 5 days since he posted anything on Instagram!...
  • PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Sydney: As it happened 5 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Sydney on the second leg of his four-city tour of Australia. Modi, who arrived in Sydney from Brisbane after attending the G20 Summit, will proceed to Canberra tonight and later to Melbourne....
  • G20 endorses need for transparency between nations on tax information 5 days ago

    In a victory for India, the G20 summit endorsed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong pitch for repatriation of black money, echoed India's line on the need for transparency and disclosure of tax information. ...
  • You will begin to find a difference in India: PM Modi assures Australian business leaders 5 days ago

    Brisbane: Making a strong pitch for investment in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while speaking to Australian business leaders on Monday said that his government is focusing on eliminating unnecessary laws and regulations and making processes easier and shorter to ensure that the government is more transparent. While attending a business...
  • Modi assures Merkel of looking into issue of scrapping of German language in Kendriya Vidyalayas 6 days ago

    Brisbane: On the sidelines of the G-20 summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met many world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel where she raised the issue of German being scrapped in Kendriya Vidyalayas to be replaced by Sanskrit. The Prime Minister has promised to look into the issue. Merkel said they...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • G20 endorses India: Has Modi changed discourse at international fora by raising black money issue? 6 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for global cooperation to tackle black money. Addressing the G20 summit in Brisbane, PM Modi urged every jurisdiction, especially tax havens, to provide financial information in accordance with treaty obligations. ...
  • G-20 leaders agree on $2 trillion boost to growth 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Under pressure to jolt the lethargic world economy back to life, leaders of G-20 nations on Sunday finalized a plan to boost global GDP by more than $2 trillion over five years. The fanfare, however, was overshadowed by tensions between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Western leaders. The communique from...
  • G20 commits to higher growth, fight climate change; Russia isolated over Ukraine 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Leaders from the G20 group of nations agreed on Sunday to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance but ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin left the G20 summit in...
  • PM Narendra Modi fever grips Sydney ahead of Indian diaspora event 6 days ago

    Brisbane: The Indian diaspora in Australia will seek to recreate the Madison Square Garden magic when they will host Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Sydney in the country's largest indoor arena. Modi, who is the first prime minister to visit Australia in 28 years after Rajiv Gandhi, will leave for Sydney...
  • Watch: Indian Australians speak on Modi's visit 6 days ago

    Indian Australians express their needs and wants from Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he visits the island nation on a three-day tour. ...
  • Watch: Modi lauds Brisbane for playing host to G20 Summit 6 days ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the people of Brisbane at Town Hall lauded their efforts for hosting the 2014 G20 Summit. ...
  • Isolated at G20, Putin leaves Summit mid-way 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Leaders from the G20 group of nations agreed on Sunday to boost flagging global growth, tackle climate change and crack down on tax avoidance but ties between the West and Russia plummeted to a new low over the crisis in Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin left the G20 summit in...
  • G20 backs Modi's strong pitch for repatriation of black money 6 days ago

    Brisbane: In a victory for India, the G20 on Sunday endorsed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong pitch for repatriation of black money at its summit here, echoing the government's line on the need for transparency and disclosure of tax information. Modi while voicing India's support for a new global standard...
  • G20 vows to put in place tax information exchange mechanism by 2017 6 days ago

    Brisbane: The G20 leaders on Sunday committed to put in place a mechanism for automatic exchange of tax information between member countries by 2017, an issue which has been continuously raised by India at international fora to check the menace of black money. The leaders of 20 developing and developed...
  • Live: Modi to unveil Mahatma Gandhi statue in Brisbane, Australia 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is visiting Australia will unveil a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Brisbane on Sunday. Catch all the live updates here. ...
  • Vladimir Putin says good chance of ending Ukraine crisis as he leaves G20 Summit mid-way 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday there was a "good chance" of resolving the conflict in Ukraine as Western leaders squarely blamed Moscow and threatened to slap more sanctions if it did not take action to end the crisis. Putin was speaking at a G20 leaders summit in Brisbane...
  • PM Narendra Modi was the most sought after leader at the G20 summit: Suresh Prabhu 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the most sought after leader at the G20 summit, said the sherpa to the PM, Suresh Prabhu. At a press conference of the Ministry of External Affairs on Sunday in Brisbane, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu detailed the various issues raised by the PM at...
  • India, Germany keen on strengthening ties; a series of bilateral visits planned in 2015 6 days ago

    Brisbane: India and Germany are keen on deepening their bilateral relations and leaders of both the nations are likely to make several visits in this regard, said Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Sunday. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Germany early in 2015, India can...
  • Modi charmed by Australian Koala bear at G20 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Prime Minister Narendra Modi got a delightful Australian welcome when he was charmed by a cuddly koala bear during a break at the G20 summit. The wild-eyed koala was brought to the Prime Minister by officials at the backstage of the G20 summit. Modi "tangled" with the koalas deployed by Australia...
  • Ready to cooperate in all sectors: Saudi Crown Prince tells Modi 6 days ago

    Brisbane: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held a bilateral meeting with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince and Deputy Prime Minister Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. During the delegation level talks held on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Brisbane, the Saudi crown prince congratulated the Prime Minister and said...