Firstpost Editor's Picks: Narendra Modi at G7 Summit, RBI's surplus transfer, US Open 2019; today's must-read stories
Firstpost Editor's Picks: Narendra Modi meets Donald Trump at G7 Summit, RBI's surplus transfer to the government, Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Sumit Nagal in the US Open 2019; today's must-read stories
Discussions between the US and India — with Prime Minister Narendra Modi accompanied by formidable National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale — seemed to have been more than satisfactory, given the outcome. US president Donald Trump seemed to be happy with India's assurances on Kashmir, saying that it seemed Delhi had the issue well in hand.
A stimulus package to save the sinking economy has finally come, not from the Central Government but from the sacred coffers of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). How else can one describe the late-night announcement of the central bank on Monday which said a sum of Rs 1,76,051 crore will be transferred to the government post the approval from the Bimal Jalan committee.
For Indian tennis, it is ideal if the focus is on Prajnesh Gunneswaran and Sumit Nagal's first set performance. Both played very well and were undeterred by their respective top-5 opponents. But it is equally important to look at how to keep it going for the rest of the match.
“Baahubali had so many Tamil actors but in case of Saaho, the business has been done mostly based on my presence, so there is a huge pressure. Post Baahubali, I wanted to do a simple action film which could be completed in 150 days but my passionate producers (UV Creations), director Sujeeth, and technicians made Saaho on a grand scale," says Prabhas, prior to the release of the action thriller Saaho.
During the '80s, Neerav Patel, a Dalit writer from Gujarat, published two poetry collections — Burning From Both The Ends (1980) and What Did I Do To Be Black and Blue (1987) — in English. At a time when other Dalit writers were experimenting with styles of writing and forms of their spoken languages, Patel articulated the Gujarati Dalit life in English.
USIBC and CII hosted an interactive session in Washington on Wednesday
India, US have 'one mind, one approach' on Afghanistan, says Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman
Sherman also emphasised safe and orderly travel for those who want to leave Afghanistan and called for the need to ensure respect for human rights.
US deputy secretary of state Wendy Sherman on three-day visit to India, focus on Afghanistan and Indo-US ties
The meeting comes nearly two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with US president Joe Biden in Washington