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With Modi at the helm, India has become an indispensible player in the international forum.

India Inc stands to benefit from NSG entry

Jun 10 2016

Walchandnagar Industries CEO & MD GK Pillai says the company plans to increase its outlay to Rs 600 crore as the focus shifts to defence, nuclear and aerospace.

Modi's US address impresses Congressmen, critics

Jun 09 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his over four-hour visit to the US Capitol established personal rapport with top lawmakers.

NPCIL, Westinghouse agree to begin engineering work on 6 N-reactors

Jun 07 2016

Nuclear Power Corporation of India Westinghouse have agreed to begin engineering and site design work immediately for six nuclear power plant reactors in India.

US backs India's bid for nuclear group membership

Jun 07 2016

Rhodes remarks on India came in response to a question about why some countries like China are opposing India's membership in the 48-member NSG.

Modi demonstrated Indian leadership on climate change: White House

Jun 07 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi "demonstrated" the country's leadership on the issue of climate change, the White House has said.

Modi meets representatives of prominent US think-tanks

Jun 07 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday met representatives of several prominent US think-tanks to understand how they look at global trends.

India's entry into APEC likely focus of Modi-Obama talks

Jun 02 2016

India's entry into APEC will likely be one of the "concrete" topics on the agenda of PM Modi in his talks with US President Barack Obama next week.

India ready to talk rights issues with US on basis of equality

Jun 02 2016

India is willing to discuss human rights issues on the basis of "equality and partnership" with the US ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here next week.

Modi to visit US from June 7; will address American Congress

May 20 2016

PM Modi will undertake a two-day visit to the US from June 7 during which he will address a Joint Meeting of the US Congress.

India to contribute more to UN peacekeeping operations: Modi

BTVI STAFF | Sep 29 2015

PM Modi pledge additional battalion of up to 850 troops in existing or new operations, three more police units with higher representation of female peacekeepers.

'Dramatic change in the startups eco-system in India'


Vinod Khosla of Silicon Valley Technology Partner says the value created by e-commerce firms in 5 years will be substantially larger.

Modi seeks Obama's support for UNSC reforms, combat terror

BTVI STAFF | Sep 28 2015

US and India pledged to enhance economic cooperation including the Bilateral Investment Treaty and Totalisation Agreement.

'Indo-US bilateral trade can touch $500 bn by 2025'

BTVI STAFF | Sep 28 2015

Bilateral trade between India and US likely to touch $500 billion by 2025, a recent survey said.

'Fed may not hike rates even in 2016'


Investors are convinced that India has the potential to overtake China, said Krishna Memani, CIO of Oppenheimer Funds

‘Modi must talk about Design in India’


To make digital equipment in India, the government must focus on design and innovation, says Qualcomm executive chairman Paul Jacobs.

Modi logs on to Google to search for latest technology

BTVI STAFF | Sep 28 2015

PM Modi visits Google (Alphabet) campus in Silicon Valley to get a sneak peek at the latest technology including Project Iris and Google Earth.

Modi woos global renewable firms, vows to end discom woes

BTVI STAFF | Sep 28 2015

PM Modi says Government is working to address issues in regulation and financial health of discoms.

Modi launches BHARAT Fund at India-US Startup Konnect

BTVI STAFF | Sep 28 2015

The fund for Better Health, Agriculture, Renewable and Technologies (BHARAT) will help start-ups in a big way.

Modi shares $20 tn economy dream at Facebook Townhall

BTVI STAFF | Sep 27 2015

PM Modi highlights the importance of social media in catalysing a wide range of functions--economic growth to improving governance and diplomacy.

Modi invites everyone across the world to visit India

STAFF WRITER | Sep 27 2015

On World Tourism Day, Modi showcases India as a major tourist destination.

India proposes incentives for "green growth" at UN Climate forum

BTVI STAFF | Sep 27 2015

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar proposes incentives for green growth activities as ‘Green Credit’ instead of Carbon Credit Mechanism at the UNFCCC.

Google to Wi-Fi 500 rail stations in India soon: Modi

BTVI STAFF | Sep 27 2015

PM Modi says Wi-Fi will not just be a facility offered in airports but also in railway stations.

Exclusive - Infosys will finish GST network before April 2016: Sikka

BTVI STAFF | Sep 27 2015

Infy CEO Vishal Sikka says Prime Minister Narendra Modi for opening the doors for entrepreneurs of Silicon Valley to invest in India.

Modi urges Tim Cook to bankroll Apple Pay for Jan Dhan

BTVI STAFF | Sep 27 2015

Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook responded positively to PM Modi message of using Apple Pay for Jan Dhan and was excited about the app development economy in India.

Modi invites global IT majors to log on to Digital India

BTVI STAFF | Sep 27 2015

PM says Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are the new neighborhoods of the new world.

G4 "legitimate" candidates for permanent membership at UNSC

STAFF WRITER | Sep 26 2015

The G4 joint statement says effective Security Council is needed more than ever to address the global conflicts and crises, which had spiraled in recent years.

'India looks good in a challenging emerging market world'

STAFF WRITER | Sep 26 2015

Siddharth Zarabi speaks to Geoffrey Dennis and Ajay Mehra to find out the actual mood of investors and expectations from India.

Modi to meet Microsoft's Nadella, Google's Pichai at Silicon Valley

BTVI STAFF | Sep 26 2015

With Digital India at the heart of his vision, PM will meet Apple's Tim Cook, Microsoft's Satya Nadella, Google's Sundar Pichai and Adobe's Shantanu Narayen.

Modi pitches for reforming UNSC, seeks permanent membership

BTVI STAFF | Sep 26 2015

PM says Reforms in United Nations Security Council has been the focus of global attention for decades--unfortunately, without progress so far.

Modi showcases India model for sustainable development at the UN

BTVI STAFF | Sep 26 2015

Modi outlines reforms at the UN, press for global partnerships for sustainable development and eradication of poverty.

Modi to outline reforms at UN Summit on Development Agenda

BTVI STAFF | Sep 25 2015

PM Modi will meet UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and World Bank president Jim Yong Kim apart from holding bilateral meetings.

RBI rate cuts not enough, Govt must step up capex

Sep 25 2015

India is looking attractive but reforms must be accelerated and the government must push up capex.

World Bank needs reforms for greater EMs voice: Jaitley

STAFF WRITER | Sep 25 2015

World Bank's capital base needs to be increased so that it can lend more to developing nations.

Modi invites Fortune-500 companies to 'Make in India'

BTVI STAFF | Sep 25 2015

While FDI all over the world is falling, PM says inflows into India increased by 40 per cent reflecting World Inc's confidence in the Indian economy.

Modi charms Media, Entertainment barons with Digital India plan

STAFF WRITER | Sep 25 2015

PM told CEOs India is a "great opportunity" for them and rainbow of regional languages makes India even more special to invest.

Modi hard sells India story, vows more financial reforms

BTVI STAFF | Sep 24 2015

PM told global investors that efforts have been made to streamline issues in taxation, infrastructure and FDI to spur growth.

Govt notifies MAT exemption of foreign companies

STAFF WRITER | Sep 24 2015

Ahead of PM Modi's dinner meeting with Fortune-500 CEOs, government amends Income Tax Act to exempt foreign firms from MAT.

Exclusive - US, India discuss climate change ahead of Paris meet

BTVI STAFF | Sep 23 2015

India and the US signed a MoU on energy security, climate change and clean energy.

India seeks US help in $150 bn renewable energy push

STAFF WRITER | Sep 23 2015

In the India-US Ministerial Energy Dialogue, Power Minister Piyush Goyal says India committed to pursue a "Green Path to Growth".

US, India Jt Statement opens a new vista of cooperation

STAFF WRITER | Sep 23 2015

The US-India joint statement outlines greater ties between the two largest democracies on international relations, economy, defence and technology.

India, US pledge to step up combat against terrorism

STAFF WRITER | Sep 23 2015

Joint Declaration calls for Pakistan to bring to justice the perpetrators of the 2008 Mumbai attack

Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas at Los Angeles on Nov 14-15

STAFF WRITER | Sep 23 2015

The 9th Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (RPBD) will be themed as “The Indian Diaspora: Defining a New Paradigm in India-US Relationship”.

US, India aim at $500 bn trade, to step up investment

STAFF WRITER | Sep 22 2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry and India's Commerce Minister Sitharaman agree to increase trade while work on regional security

Modi to meet global CEOs, urge them to 'Make in India'

STAFF WRITER | Sep 22 2015

Modi is scheduled to meet CEOs of Boeing, Lockheed, Cisco, Citi, Goldman, and Blackstone to discuss ways of boosting investment, resolve taxation and IP issues

India stands out amongst peers with 7-7.5% growth


India's growth rate, exchange rate and market stability fares better than other major EMs, says Sitharaman

Goyal vows to resolve discom woes, power shares rise

STAFF WRITER | Sep 21 2015

While inviting US-based power firms to invest in India, Power Minister promised "long-term and sustainable solution" for discoms.

US visit to build on substantial ground already covered: PM

Sep 21 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his US visit will build on the substantial ground already covered.

Modi confident about deepening bond with US

Sep 20 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed confidence that his upcoming visit to the US will help further deepen the bond between the two countries.

Modi to address India-US Start-Up Konnect 2015

Sep 19 2015

Narendra Modi will address the India-US Startup Konnect and share his vision on 'Start up India, Stand up India' as part of his US visit later this month.

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