Strong Indian economy continues to lead global growth, says IMF

India is a source of growth for the global economy for the next few decades and it could be what China was for the world economy, the IMF said on Wednesday, as it suggested the country to take steps towards more structural reforms. “India now contributes, in purchasing power parity measures, 15 per cent of … Read more

Trial run of Delhi Metro’s new driverless trains flagged off

Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal flagged off the trial run of Delhi Metro’s new driverless trains yesterday. This train equipped to travel on Unattended Train Operations mode. On the occasion, Mr Naidu insisted that metro was one of the best answers to the city’s commutation and pollution woes. … Read more

Pak FS Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry to visit India for Heart of Asia meeting

Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry will visit India tomorrow to attend the Heart of Asia – Istanbul Process, regional conference in New Delhi. The Pak Foreign Office in Islamabad in a statement said that the foreign secretary will lead the Pakistan delegation to the meeting. Agency reports say that he will also have a … Read more

Obama calls up Modi & greets him on Diwali

US President Barack Obama called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi last night to greet him on Diwali. The two leaders agreed to meet in Turkey on the sidelines of the G20 Summit to be held early next week. In a tweet, Mr Modi said, they exchanged Diwali greetings. He said, it was good knowing how … Read more

India economic growth to surpass China’s in 2015-16

A mid-year update of the UN World Economic Situation and Prospects report says India’s economic growth is to surpass China’s in 2015-16. According to the report, Indian GDP is expected to zoom by 7.7 per cent in 2016 which will help accelerate economic growth in South Asia. It will overtake China, which is projected to … Read more

PM Modi among 30 most influential people on internet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been named among the 30 most influential people on the internet by Time magazine in a list which also features US President Barack Obama. The list, which analysed social-media followings, site traffic and overall ability to drive news, also includes British author of the Harry Potter series J K Rowling … Read more

PM Modi stresses to develop technology to deal with Cyber threat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Indian IT giants to develop technology to deal with cyber threat. Speaking at the Silver Jubilee celebration of NASSCOM in New Delhi Sunday, Mr Modi emphasized the need for finding innovative solution to tackle cyber threat. Highlighting the importance of Information Technology, IT, the Prime Minister said that IT … Read more

Telecom subscriber base reaches all-time high at 97 crore

Telecom subscriber base of the country reached all-time high of 97 crore at the end of December 2014, as per the latest report by regulator TRAI. The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 964.20 million at the end of November, 2014 to 970.97 million at the end of December, 2014. This surpasses the … Read more

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