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Thousands of people and mascots of lions swarmed the weekend opening of a "Make in India" drive to attract foreign direct investment, pitched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "the biggest brand that India has ever created".The week-long event, the boldest since Modi launched the initiative to emulate China's export miracle back in 2014, seeks to "spark a renewed sense of pride in India's manufacturing", ...
Aerospace leaders gathering for this week's Singapore Airshow face conflicting pressures as they juggle growing concerns over jetliner demand while keeping record production plans on track.Worries about the effects of a faltering global economy and tensions in the South China Sea overshadow the two-yearly event in Singapore, which is both a major commercial travel hub and home to Southeast Asia's most ...
The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) teachers association on Sunday said that they have never supported any unconstitutional activity inside the campus and have always opposed it."It is a sad thing. Today after Emergency one of our leaders (JNUSC Pres.) has been picked from the campus on charges of sedition from the campus. This was done during emergency and we know that for 19 months, our president ...
Stating that development is solution to our various problems, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said development can free us from all problems, including poverty and lack of education.Addressing more than 50,000 students and teachers from 800 educational institutions run by the DAV Group here, the Prime Minister said, "Apart from having certificates in their hands, our youth must be skilled. ...
New Delhi, Feb. 11 (ANI): Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces, General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, arrived here to a very warm welcome by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ministers and top officials.Shaikh Mohammed, who is here on a three-day state visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Modi, is accompanied by a high-level delegation ...
Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has been awarded the 'Pride of Kerala' award by the World Malayalee Council and Kairali TV.The National award-winning actress, who hails from Kerala, has starred in films like 'Parineeta', 'Paa', 'No One Killed Jessica', 'The Dirty Picture' and 'Kahaani'. The 38-year-old actress took to Twitter to express her happiness saying, "Proud to have received the Pride of ...
With the development of the deep sea port at Gwadar, the Pakistan Navy is anticipating fresh security challenges.It has thus allocated a Special Marine Battalion at the port for surveillance. These marines will safeguard sea links used for communication and provide protection to trade ships routing in and out of the port in the near future.Trade is expected to spring up under the China-Pakistan Economic ...
Nepal Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that no one should be afraid to carry out good works.Inaugurating a training programme on development agreement implementation for district-level office heads organised by the office of the Investment Board Nepal and Nepal Administrative Staff College in Kathmandu, Prime Minister Oli urged the government employees to work without any fear.He, however, expressed ...
For last two days, all national news channels are flooded with news of Jawaharlal Nehru University's students protesting against "Judicial killing of Maqbool bhatt and Afzal Guru" and "Indian occupation of Kashmir and their right of self-determination". News channels showed these students chanting slogans like "Pakistan Zindabad", "Kashmir hamara hai, wo sare ka sara hai, kitne afzal maroge, har ghar ...
The Make in India week gets underway in Mumbai from tomorrow. A flagship initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, it is not just the business world that has high expectations from it, but also the Indian middle class.However, if the event and the basic idea intend to truly do good for the nation, it has to go beyond rhetoric and face ground realities. That is what Prof. Jairus Banaji, Research Professor, ...
By Ann Saphir SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve's rate path "dot plot" has become increasingly detached from financial markets' interest-rate projections and risks sending an overly hawkish message that may undermine the central bank's credibility. Despite falling inflation expectations and turmoil in financial markets this week as concerns about growth mounted, the Fed hewed to its ...
MUMBAI, Feb 13 (Reuters) - In a rare interview India's former prime minister Manmohan Singh criticised his successor Narendra Modi's government for failing to take advantage of lower commodity prices to propel economic growth and an inconsistent policy towards neighbour Pakistan. Speaking to the India Today, Singh said the Modi government should use India's improving fiscal balances to raise investment in ...
By Sinead Cruise and Anjuli Davies LONDON (Reuters) - Dwindling job security, heavier workloads, regulatory upheaval and the poor public image of the banking sector are taking a toll on the mental health of Britain's bank workers. Eight years after the global financial crisis, stress in the industry has pushed up demand for insurance to protect revenues against the cost of paying staff too sick ...
, Feb 14 (ANI): The best way to make the most of the day is to kick-start with a breakfast as according to a new study, breakfasting can help obese people get more active.The University of Bath research analysed the links between breakfast and health for individuals classed as 'obese,' comparing the results from a fasting group with a breakfasting group.Eating breakfast did not make obese individuals ...
Astronomers, though not entirely sure what it is, are viewing a ball of hot gas billions of light years away that is radiating the energy of hundreds of billions of suns. If the gas ball is the result of a supernova, then it's the most powerful supernova ever seen. An international team of professional and amateur astronomers spotted the possible supernova, now called ASASSN-15lh, when ...
New York: Want to convey more to your friends and policymakers on Twitter? Soon, you may be able to tweet in 10,000 characters on the micro-blogging site. According to media reports, Twitter is building a new feature that will allow users to tweet longer than its traditional 140-character limit. The company is currently considering a 10,000-character limit, recode.net reported, adding that Twitter ...
New Delhi: Missouri State University (MSU), long-established university of Midwest US, is inviting applications for its Master’s Degree Program in Administrative Studies with a concentration in Cyber Security, under the Department of Computer Information Systems. The program provides hands-on labs and exercises to teach aspiring Cyber Security professionals how to secure and defend Information ...
* Four gunmen entered school campus under cover of fog * Many victims were shot execution-style in the head * Confusion on responsibility as Taliban make contradicting claims * Attack comes more than a year after Peshawar school massacre (Adds Taliban spokesman denial) By Mehreen Zahra-Malik and Jibran Ahmad CHARSADDA, Pakistan/ISLAMABAD, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Armed militants stormed a university ...

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