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Union Ministers review development work in northeast  Mar 28, 5:47 pm
Imphal, Mar. 28 (ANI): In order to speed up the process of development and ensure proper implementation of various schemes, several Union Ministers are visiting the northeast region to review development work.
China, Kazakhstan strike deals worth 23.6 billion dollars  Mar 28, 3:24 pm
Beijing, Mar. 28 (ANI): China has expanded its economic partnership with Kazakhstan by signing 33 deals worth 23.6 billion dollars, covering distinct areas ranging from hydropower to steel.
Canada, Germany, France tour centred around India's economic agenda: PM Modi  Mar 28, 10:27 am
New Delhi, Mar. 28 (ANI): Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Saturday said his upcoming three-nation tour to Germany, France and Canada- - his first since taking office- -will be centred around supporting India's economic agenda and creating jobs for the youth.
Qatar is part of India's extended neighbourhood: Prez  Mar 26, 5:00 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 26 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has said Qatar is part of India's extended neighbourhood, adding that the civilizational links between the two countries find expression in mutually beneficial, growing economic and commercial exchanges and close people-to-people contacts.
Cabinet approves norms of expenditure on Food Security assistance to states/UTs  Mar 25, 9:16 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 25 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the norms of the expenditure and pattern of central sharing on central assistance to states/Union Territories (UTs) under the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA).
Japanese firms intend to improve social life in ASEAN, India  Mar 24, 2:36 pm
Yangon, (Myanmar) / Bengaluru, Mar. 24 (ANI): Myanmar has been enjoying dramatic economic development since its democratization in 2011; therefore the construction of roads and railways, as well as logistics and infrastructures, is urgently required.
India, Canada discuss strengthening economic partnership  Mar 23, 5:51 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 23 (ANI): Canada Minister of International Trade Ed Fast, on a visit to New Delhi, has looked to further strengthen his nation's economic partnership with India.
Tripura Biodiversity Board launches project to link conservation to economic concerns  Mar 18, 10:14 am
Agartala, Mar. 18 (ANI): The Tripura Biodiversity Board on Wednesday formally launched a project to link conservation and sustainable utilisation of bio-resources with the livelihood and economic concerns of the owners through access benefit sharing.
Toshiba has undertaken power plant project in Vietnam  Mar 16, 6:26 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 16 (ANI): Power demand in Vietnam is increasing due to rise in economic growth.
Northeast region is the 'Economic Corridor of India': Jitendra Singh  Mar 15, 9:59 am
New Delhi, Mar. 14 (ANI): Union Minister of Development of Northeastern Region (DoNER) Dr. Jitendra Singh has described Northeast region as the "Economic Corridor of India" for entry into international market beyond the eastern borders of the country.
Tourism unites people, creates economic opportunities: PM Modi  Mar 13, 7:53 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday who is on his two-day visit to Sri Lanka said that tourism unites people and creates economic opportunities.
India, Sri Lanka should conclude Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement: PM Modi  Mar 13, 7:53 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that India and Sri Lanka should conclude a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, terming it a 'natural outcome' of the proximity of the two nations.
Sri Lanka has potential to be India's strongest trade partner: PM Modi  Mar 13, 4:56 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the world has started to see India as the 'new frontier' of economic development, adding that Sri Lanka has the potential to be New Delhi's strongest trade partner.
Australian strategist says country should focus on education, tourism in trade with India  Mar 13, 1:19 pm
Sydney, March 13 (ANI): Australian government is expected to focus on education and tourism to take full advantage of India's widely expected transition into a global economic powerhouse, said Credit Suisse Australia chief investment strategist David McDonald.
Economic ties are 'a key pillar of our relationship': PM Modi on Sri Lanka  Mar 13, 1:19 pm
Colombo, Mar. 13 (ANI): Asserting that economic ties are a key pillar of the relationship between New Delhi and Colombo, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the progress both sides have made reflects the shared commitment for stronger economic cooperation.
UN report says Syrian conflict plunged 80 percent of its people into poverty  Mar 12, 1:43 pm
Beijing, March 12 (ANI): The war in Syria plunged 80 percent of its people into poverty, a United Nations-backed report has claimed.
Successful Seychelles trip concluded, PM Modi departs for Mauritius  Mar 11, 5:40 pm
Victoria (Seychelles), Mar. 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday concluded a successful trip to Seychelles, departing for Mauritius for the second leg of his five-day, three-nation tour of the Indian Ocean island nations. During his visit, the Prime Minister held discussions on enhanced cooperation in maritime security, anti-piracy measures and renewable energy with Seychelles President James Michel. He also unveiled the coastal surveillance radar system in Victoria, which will enable the island nation to secure its maritime territory. Prime Minister Modi also secured the leasing of Assumption Island, one of the 115 islands that constitute the Seychelles. On paper, the island will be leased for 'island development' for tourism purposes, but in actuality, it could be put to use as a listening and surveillance post for India. During his day long stay, the Prime Minister also visited the Sree Navasakthi Vinayagar Kovil (Temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh), took part in a civic reception organized by the expatriate Indian community, unveiled a plaque and operationalised a coastal surveillance radar system at the Ma Josephine Mahe and attended a lunch hosted by President Michel. Relations between India and Seychelles have been characterized by close cooperation and understanding, specifically in the defence sector. In 1986, India had executed 'Operation Flowers are Blooming' in Seychelles, when on a request by then-president Rene, prime minister Rajiv Gandhi instructed then Indian Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Tahiliani, to dispatch the frigate INS Vindhyagiri to avert a coup. In 2009, on the request of Seychelles, India dispatched naval ships to patrol its exclusive economic zone and guard it against piracy. India has also helped Seychelles' armed forces in capacity building. In 2014, an Indian naval ship, the INS Tarasa, was gifted to Seychelles to augment surveillance and patrolling capacity of Seychelles waters. Several Indian ships have since made port calls in Victoria. Seychelles had earlier offered China its harbour for refuelling and docking of Chinese warships stationed in the Gulf of Aden for anti-piracy operations.
Recent economic measures indicate potential for higher growth rate: Chief Economic Adviser  Mar 5, 11:13 am
New Delhi, Mar.5 (ANI): The NDA Government's Chief Economic Adviser, Arvind Subramanian, has said that the recent economic measures introduced would power high growth rate.
India still a recovering economy, says CEA Arvind Subramanian  Mar 4, 11:46 am
New Delhi, Mar. 4 (ANI): Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday said India is still a recovering economy, adding it is on its way in maintaining a healthy momentum.
PM Modi defends amended Land Acquisition Bill, says land needs to be acquired for economic activity  Mar 3, 5:35 pm
New Delhi, Mar.3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi,replying in the Rajya Sabha to a Motion of Thanks to President Pranab Mukherjee's speech to ajoint session of Parliament, defended his government's amended Land Acquisition Bill (Ordinance) by saying that land had to be acquired to give a boost to national economic activity.
Jaitley reduces corporate tax by five percent  Feb 28, 1:13 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday reduced corporate tax by five percent for the next four years, and said that taxation is an instrument of social economic engineering.
'We are round the clock round the year government': Jaitley  Feb 28, 1:13 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Asserting that the Union Budget has historically become a significant opportunity to indicate the pace and direction of India's economic policy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the NDA-led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a 'round the clock, round the year government'.
Improvement in Female Literacy and Educational Challenges  Feb 27, 6:28 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): As per Census 2011, there has been a marked improvement in the female literacy rate. Although, the male literacy is still higher at 80.9 percent than female literacy at 64.6 percent, the increase has been 10.9 percent compared to 5.6 percent of the males.
Economic Survey: All states to gain from transfers recommended by 14th Finance Commission  Feb 27, 1:20 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday tabled the Economic Survey for fiscal 2014-2015, and stated that all states stood to gain in absolute terms, from the transfers recommended by the 14th Finance Commission.
Economic Survey: Eight percent growth rate can be expected in 2015-16  Feb 27, 12:47 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 27 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday tabled the Economic Survey for fiscal 2014-2015, making it clear that an overall growth rate of over eight percent can be expected for the following year 2015-16.
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