DOHA: India and Qatar on Sunday agreed to share intelligence to combat ‘hawala’ transactions and terror financing as the two countries signed seven agreements and decided to move beyond the trading relationship and get into strategic investments. Continue reading
COMMENT: Pakistan Punjab farmers’s leaning towards commercial crops wheat, maize and to a lesser extend sugarcane is likely to impact Pakistan’s medium and long term economy. Continue reading
NEW DELHI: When this year’s rabi or winter crop in Haryana’s Kurukshetra ripens, drones will circle them as part of a series of simultaneous experiments in three other states — Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Continue reading
DHAKA: The annual rise of sea level in Bangladesh ranges between 6 millimetres and 20mm, posing threats to the country’s agriculture, land and population, according to a study of Bangladesh Department of Environment (DoE). Continue reading
KATHMANDU, (NEPAL): Six months after meeting the SAARC leaders at his swearing-in ceremony, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday spelt out his vision for SAARC, as he sought to change the narrative from “cynicism into optimism”, and said India would “do its part” to lead the eight-member grouping. Continue reading
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday nuanced his government’s foreign policy approach, seeking an aggressive Indian engagement on global issues to address regional crises and security threats for restoring global peace and stability while advancing economic stability.
Modi expressed his view during a stop-over in Berlin enroute to Brazil to attend the sixth BRICS summit on July 15 and 16. Continue reading
NEW DELHI: According to the World Wealth Report 2014, released by Capgemini and RBC Wealth Management, more than 90% of India’s High Net-Worth Individuals (HNWIs) seek to achieve more than just monetary returns while managing their wealth.
In India, 90.5% of HNWIs viewed driving social impact as either extremely or very important, followed by China (89.4%) and Indonesia (89.2%), Hong Kong (82.1% and Malaysia (81.1%) are the top five. Continue reading
There was never a reason for the United States to deny him a visa. Continue reading
Addressing the President’s motion of thanks, Modi said he will uphold the agenda of the new government which was presented by President Pranab Mukeerji. Continue reading
PRESIDENT’S SPEECH: I am delighted to address this first session of both Houses of Parliament after the elections to the 16th Lok Sabha. Continue reading