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Keen to learn from Modi's development model Nepal

Jul 30, 2014

Keen to learn from Modi's development model Nepal

Nepal is keen to learn from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's development model, visiting Nepalese Commerce Minister Sunil Bahadur Thapa said on Wednesday. #India #Nepal #Modi #Development economics #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #Modi's development model #Modi's Nepal trip
PM launches portal for citizens to contribute in governance

Jul 26, 2014

PM launches portal for citizens to contribute in governance

The prime minister said in the past 60 days, the experience of his government was that there were many people who wanted to contribute towards nation-building and devote their time and energy, an official statement said. #Narendra Modi #Technology #NewsTracker #National Informatics Centre #Clean India #Skill development #Girl Child Education #Clean Ganga
Modi meets infra secretaries to set target for current fiscal

Jul 26, 2014

Modi meets infra secretaries to set target for current fiscal

The Centre is keen to speed up infrastructure development and investment to boost economic growth which remained at sub 5 percent level during the previous two fiscals. #Economy #ThisisNext #Environment #Narendra Modi #Planning Commission #Indian Railways #Infrastructure #forest #Rural development #Sindhushree Khullar
Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

Jul 25, 2014

Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

India seriously needs to pay attention. Universal access is not populism as some hawks say, but is a holistic approach that is unavoidable if its serious of the welfare of its people. #India #Development #InMyOpinion #Human Development Index #Populism #Universal healthcare #welfare state #Universal Access #UN development report
Dravid, Gopichand on govt committee to identify Olympic medal hopefuls

Jul 25, 2014

Dravid, Gopichand on govt committee to identify Olympic medal hopefuls

Sports Ministry has decided to start a "Target Mission Olympic Podium Scheme" which will include Rahul Dravid and Abhinav Bindra among others. #India #NewsTracker #Pullela Gopichand #Rahul Dravid #Abhinav Bindra #2020 Olympics #2016 Olympics #National Sports Development fund #Olympics medals
Miles to go before rural India can be improved Arun Jaitley

Jul 24, 2014

Miles to go before rural India can be improved Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the country has "miles to go" to improve investment flows into farm sector, rural infrastructure and housing in villages. #India #rural india #Finance minister #Development #Agriculture #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Nabard #Villages
No improvement India still at number 135 on Human Development Index

Jul 24, 2014

No improvement India still at number 135 on Human Development Index

India ranking in the Human Development Index (HDI) remained unchanged at 135 in 2013, reflecting little improvement in the living standard of its people. #Numbers #India #United Nations #Human development #Human Development Index #India ranking #India's ranking #HDI indicators
Domestic Violence Act should protect mothers-in-law too, says Maneka Gandhi

Jul 23, 2014

Domestic Violence Act should protect mothers-in-law too, says Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi sought an amendment to the Domestic Violence Act to provide protection to mothers-in-law. #India #NewsTracker #Maneka Gandhi #Abuse #Domestic Violence Act #Women and Child Development Minister #mothers-in-law #daughters-in-law
BRICS: PM Modi turns in a star performance on global stage

Jul 17, 2014

BRICS: PM Modi turns in a star performance on global stage

Despite the gaffes in scheduling meetings, Modi has emerged from the BRICS summit having made a mark for himself, his own personal style statement and his individualistic stamp on foreign policy. #India #Brazil #PoliticsDecoder #BRICs #Vladimir Putin #Xi Jinping #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #New Development Bank #Fortaleza Declaration
Modi vows to strengthen ties with South America using BRICS as platform

Jul 17, 2014

Modi vows to strengthen ties with South America using BRICS as platform

Modi said that India's trade with South America, has shown strong growth in recent years but was still well below potential #World #India #Narendra Modi #Brazil #BRICs #TheySaidIt #Dilma Rousseff #BRICS Development Bank #MERCOSUR