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Europe-wide signature campaign against illegal annexation of Gilgit Baltistan and CPEC gains support  May 24, 5:40 pm
Vienna (Austria), May 24 (ANI): The Europe-wide Signature Campaign of Junaid Qureshi, a Kashmiri writer, international human rights activist and a senior leader of the Jammu Kashmir Democratic Liberation Party (JKDLP) in various European cities to create awareness regarding the Kashmir issue in general and in particular vis-a-vis the proposed annexation of Gilgit-Baltistan by Pakistan and the "illegal construction" of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, is gaining support from all quarters.
PM Modi to meet top Iranian leaders in Tehran today  May 23, 7:42 am
Tehran (Iran), May 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Tehran on a two-day state visit to Iran, will have crucial meetings today with the leaders of the host country and witness signing of various agreements having economic and strategic importance.
Look forward to conclusion of Chabahar Agreement during my visit: PM Modi  May 22, 10:05 am
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Ahead of his two day visit to Iran at the invitation of President Hassan Rouhani, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he was looking forward to the conclusion of the trilateral Chahbahar Agreement, a deal whihc opens up a route to land-locked Afghanistan with which New Delhi has developed close security ties and economic interests.
Pak misses economic growth target by a wide margin  May 21, 6:46 pm
Islamabad, May 21(ANI): Pakistan missed the economic growth target for the current financial year by a wide margin mainly because of widespread dismal performance by the agriculture sector. The gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 4.7 per cent against the target of 5.5per cent.
FICCI business delegation to participate in Africa-India Partnership Day in Zambia  May 20, 1:50 pm
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Continuing FICCI's efforts to promote economic ties with Africa through high level business linkages, FICCI along with EXIM Bank has mounted a 20 member Business Delegation to Zambia for 'Africa India Partnership Day' being organiSed alongside African Development Bank (AfDB) Group's Annual Meeting.
EU may impose economic sanctions on Pak over admission of support to terror groups  May 19, 1:39 pm
Brussels (Belgium), May 19 (ANI): Senior European Union officials are alarmed over statements made by Pakistan Punjab's Law Minister Rana Sanaullah in which he has admitted that Pakistan is involved with terror groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) and the Jaish e Mohammad (JeM).
Pak facing EU economic sanctions over admission of support to terror groups  May 19, 8:22 am
Brussels (Belgium), May 19 (ANI): Senior European Union officials are alarmed over statements made by Pakistan Punjab's Law Minister Rana Sanaullah in which he has admitted that Pakistan is involved with terror groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) and the Jaish e Mohammad (JeM).
European Union to slap economic sanctions on Pakistan over admission of support to terror groups  May 18, 9:28 pm
Brussels (Belgium), May 18 ( ANI): Senior European Union officials are alarmed over statements made by Pakistan Punjab's Law Minister Rana Sanaullah in which he has admitted that Pakistan is involved with terror groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) and the Jaish e Mohammad (JeM).
CCEA gives approval for offering improved VRS package  May 18, 4:08 pm
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gave its approval to the proposal for offering an improved Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS) package based on 2007 notional pay scales for the employees of Hindustan Vegetable Oils Corporation (HVOC).
Pak Army chief discusses CPEC issue with head of Chinese military  May 16, 6:16 pm
Islamabad, May 16(ANI): Pakistan Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Monday discussed measures to improve military to military cooperation and security of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) among other issues with top Chinese military leadership.
India, China have an 'evolving relationship': Jaitley  May 15, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Despite growing differences between India and China, both on the strategic as well as on economic front, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said both nations have an 'evolving relationship' and expressed hope that the bilateral ties between New Delhi and Beijing improves in the long run.
BJP Govt. 'shrunk and sunk' Indian economy: Cong on Jaitley's GST remark  May 15, 10:48 am
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Responding to Finance minister Arun Jaitley's remark that the BJP-led central government will put the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill to vote in the Rajya Sabha in Monsoon Session of Parliament with or without Congress, the grand old party on Sunday alleged that the BJP government has 'shrunk and sunk' the Indian economy adding that India is possibly facing the greatest amount of economic distress.
Lankan financial crime unit arrests brother of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa  May 12, 2:26 pm
Colombo, May 12 (ANI): The Financial Crime Investigations Division (FCID) of Sri Lanka police has arrested the country's former Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa after recording his statement on a land issue.
FICCI welcomes Rajya Sabha passage of Bankruptcy Bill  May 12, 12:22 pm
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): The Federation Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Thursday said that the passage of the Bankruptcy Bill is a perfect example of constructive cooperation in parliament towards economic progress.
India needs competent, knowledgeable officials: Prez  May 11, 6:57 pm
New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee today said India needs competent and knowledgeable officials to guide policy making.
'100-Foot Journey Club' launched jointly by Indian High Commission and LSE  May 11, 11:28 am
London, May 11 (ANI): The '100-Foot Journey Club', a new initiative of the High Commission of India and the London School of Economics (LSE) South Asia Centre was launched on Tuesday with a talk on "Rethinking the Global Monetary System" by Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.
Pak-origin MP in Brussels signs petition against illegal annexation of Gilgit Baltistan  May 10, 1:25 pm
Brussels(Belgium), May 10 (ANI): Brussels Capital Region lawmaker Dr. Manzoor Zahoor Ellahi has signed a petition extending his support in creating awareness regarding the proposed annexation of Gilgit Baltistan and the construction of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Workshop on qualification framework for skill development held in Agartala  May 7, 11:06 pm
Agartala, May 6 (ANI): Skill development is the new catchword of policy planners and in a landlocked state like Tripura whose economic infrastructures are literally non-existent, but on the contrary has the highest literacy rate in the country; skill development is lone solution to the growing impediment unemployment.
Estimating dengue fever's economic 'bite'   May 5, 9:16 am
Washington D.C, May 5 (ANI): A team of researchers has published a comprehensive assessment of the economic toll taken by dengue fever on 141 countries and territories around the world.
Basit lauds Indo-Pak Joint Business Forum  May 3, 3:03 pm
New Delhi, May.3 (ANI): Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit on Tuesday appreciated the work being done by the Pakistan-India Joint Business Forum towards augmenting bilateral, economic and trade relations between the Asian neighbours.
Kashmiri writer launches Europe-wide signature campaign against illegal annexation of Gilgit Baltistan and CPEC  May 3, 7:41 am
Srinagar, May 3 (ANI): Junaid Qureshi, a Kashmiri writer, international human rights activist and a senior leader of the Jammu Kashmir Democratic Liberation Party (JKDLP), who is based in Srinagar, has initiated a Europe-wide signature campaign in various European cities to create awareness regarding the Kashmir issue in general and in particular vis-a-vis the proposed annexation of Gilgit-Baltistan by Pakistan and the "illegal construction" of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
'Pro-poor' PM Modi launches eco-friendly boats in Varanasi  May 1, 7:54 pm
Varanasi (U.P.), May 1 (ANI): Asserting that a finally a pro-poor government is in power after several successive pro-rich governments, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the launch of environment friendly E-boats would empower the economically weaker section of boat operators of Varanasi.
Prez invites New Zealand to participate in 'Make in India'  May 1, 6:18 pm
Auckland (New Zealand), May 1 (ANI): Asserting that India presents a picture of optimism and economic success, President Pranab Mukherjee has invited New Zealand to participate in the 'Make in India' initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government.
Fatwa in Pakistan calls for social and economic boycott of Ahmediyas  Apr 29, 8:05 am
Islamabad, Apr. 29 (ANI): A fatwa has been issued by the radical Muslim clergy exhorting the locals to boycott Ahmediyas and not maintain any links or contacts with them.