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Indian Born Abhijit Banerjee awarded Nobel Prize 2019 for Economics


Stockholm:14/10/19: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer. The three were awarded the prize, officially known as the ‘Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel’, for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty. “Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo, often with Michael Kremer, ...

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India and Netherlands launched the second phase of the LOTUS-HR as a part of joint collaboration


Newdelhi:14/10/19:During the visit of His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty, Queen Maxima of the Kingdom of the Netherlands a joint launch of the second phase of the Local Treatment of Urban Sewage streams for Healthy Reuse (LOTUS-HR) program was done by the Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan, today. ...

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World Bank says India is fast-growing economy with lot of potential


Newdelhi:13/10/19:World Bank’s Chief Economist for South Asia Hans Timmer has said that India is a fast-growing economy with lot of potential despite being hit by the recent global slowdown. Talking to PTI in Washington yesterday, he said, India’s growth numbers are higher than in most countries of the world. Mr Timmer said, the World Bank in its estimates has found ...

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India, China agree to set up new mechanism to address issues related to trade

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Newdelhi:12/10/19:India and China have reiterated that both the countries play an important role in ensuring stability in the current international landscape. They also reiterated that both sides will prudently manage their differences without allowing differences on any issue to become disputes. In the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at the ancient port ...

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Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh appreciates role of U.S. in countering terrorism


Newdelhi:11/10/19 U.S. Senators Ted Cruz (Republican – Texas) and Maggie Hassan (Democrat – New Hampshire) called on Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh in New Delhi today. During the meeting, Raksha Mantri expressed satisfaction over the progress made in the partnership between India and U.S. and discussed ways to further strengthen the bilateral defence relationship. He termed U.S. as the world’s ...

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PM congratulates Prime Minister of Portugal, Mr. António Costa and his Partido Socialista


Newdelhi:9/10/19:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated Prime Minister of Portugal, Mr. António Costa and his Partido Socialista, on winning Portugal general election. Prime Minister of Portugal Mr. António Costa also thanked Shri Narendra Modi in return. “Congratulations to Partido Socialista and my friend, Mr. António Costa for the good performance in the parliamentary elections in Portugal. Looking forward ...

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India slams Pakistan for misusing UNGA platform to justify terrorism


Newyork:28/9/19:India has slammed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan for misusing United Nations General Assembly platform to justify terrorism. Strongly hitting back at Pakistan Prime Minister’s statement at UN General Assembly in New York, India said, its citizens do not need anyone else to speak on their behalf and least of all those who have built an industry of terrorism from ...

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Narendra Modi urged the global investors and businesses to invest in India


Newyork:25/9/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi  urged the global investors and businesses to invest in India to avail the golden opportunity arising out of its huge market, its huge infrastructure ecosystem and a growing startup ecosystem. In his keynote address at the third edition of Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York, Prime Minister said his government is working towards improving the ...

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PM Modi calls for a decisive battle against terrorism, its sponsors


Houston:23/9/19:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today addressed over fifty thousand people at the ‘Howdy Modi’ event at NRG stadium in Houston, Texas. Prime Minister was joined by the President of United States of America, Donald J Trump. Addressing the massive gathering, Prime Minister said that new history and new chemistry are being made at the venue in Houston. “The presence ...

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PM meets CEOs of 17 global energy companies in US


United states:22/9/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has discussed how to harness opportunities in the field of energy to address India’s growing energy needs. During his meeting with 17 CEOs of global energy leaders, focus was on working together for energy security and expanding mutual investment opportunities between India and the United States. The CEOs noted that there has been considerable improvement ...

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