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  • PM Narendra Modi ready to hard sell India at the World Economic Forum in Davos

    New Delhi: PM Modi is all set to hard sell India at the World Economic Forum in Davos as an investment destination as well as a soft power through three mascots — yoga, cuisine and film personalities.  He will be in Davos for a day and address the opening plenary session, which will be attended by heads of 70 nations. Incidentally, India is attending the WEF meet after 20 years. The other

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    The Narendra Modi interview that will never happen. 10 questions I desperately want to ask the PM

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is trending yet again, with the hashtag #ModionZee. During the ‘interview’ to a leading channel, Modi said that he sees himself as one more common man, who is giving his all for the country. Well, while that remains debatable, Modiji comparing himself to the everyday man, made we wonder whether he too has to do things that the common man

  • Anandiben Patel to become MP’s next Governor

    Gandhinagar : Former Gujarat Chief Minister who did not contest in the recently concluded state Assembly elections has been appointed Governor of neighbouring Madhya Pradesh, according to an announcement on Friday. “I have no idea about anything as yet, please forgive me”, she said when asked by media persons at a social function tonight.

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    Despite ban, Padmaavat’s Ghoomar performed for PM Modi, Netanyahu in Ahmedabad

    Since its inception, Padmaavat has been embroiled in controversies from vandalism on the film’s sets to fringe groups threatening with Jauhar if the film releases. The movie is banned in Gujarat, Haryana, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. On Monday, a mob (believed to the members of Karni Sena) vandalised a school, injuring a student, in Madhya Pradesh after the students performed on the ‘Ghoomar’ song. The police arrested four accused in the case.

  • Shiv Sena asks Modi, Shah to clarify Togadia’s claims

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today latched on to VHP leader Pravin Togadia’s claim of a plot to kill him to target Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah. The BJP’s bickering ally, which has been regularly criticising the Modi government on a host of issues, asked the two leaders to clarify Togadia’s stunning claim.

  • India-Israel partnership: Scalable, logical and inevitable

    The recent visit of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to India, is about connecting with his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to take the relation to new levels. This strategic level meeting has brought into focus Indo-Israeli trade ties and how they can scale up.

  • India and Israel: Discovering new drivers to accelerate relation

    Focus on Israel-India relations has increased multi-fold over years. All thanks to both Prime Ministers of both nations visiting each other. There are, however, some strategic industry segments that both countries are interested where collaborations can take place. Nimrod Assouline, Deputy Chief of Mission, who holds a double masters from Tel Aviv University on Jewish History and International Relations, talks about the collaboration possibilities.

  • India and Israel: A people to people link

    Mumbai-born Samuel Marshall completed his tertiary education at the Cathedral School in Mumbai, and later attended Sydenham College Mumbai. His main interests during his formative years included sports, history, archaeology and political science. He was very adept at applying these facets to the commodity business.The Marshalls, a commodity brokering and agent family originally came to India from the United Kingdom in 1920. The family was involved in rice, sugar and edible oils

  • The economics of Israel in a nutshell

    Israel, it has not done badly at all…

    Formed out of strife in 1948, it is a young nation. Still, starting from scratch, it has clocked a GDP of USD 360 billion which puts it close to the top 50 nations in an overall count of 195 for the planet.

  • Mumbai: ‘Namaste Shalom’ magazine to be launched during Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to city

    Mumbai: The Jewish community will mark Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Mumbai visit with the launch of ‘Namaste Shalom’, a regular monthly magazine on bilateral relations between the two friendly nations. The magazine would be launched at the Magen David Synagogue at Byculla in south Mumbai tomorrow, Ralphy Jhirad, the editorial board member of the magazine, told PTI.

  • Youth should be encouraged to become ‘innovators’: PM Modi

    Greater Noida: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that his government wants to encourage the country’s youth as ‘innovators’ and make them ‘job creators.’ Addressing the 22nd National Youth Festival via video conference, the Prime Minister said, “We were born after 1947, thus, we did not have the honour to take part in the freedom struggle.

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    PM Narendra Modi hails ISRO for successful launch of its 100th satellite

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of its 100th satellite ‘Cartosat-2 Series’ from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota Island.

  • India all set to launch its 100th satellite

    Sriharikota: India is all set to launch its 100th satellite ‘Cartosat-2 Series’ on Friday from Andhra Pradesh’s Sriharikota. The launch of 31 satellites, including three of India and 28 of six other countries, by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will begin at 5.29 am and will lift off at 9.29 hours from the first launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre about 90 kilometres off Chennai.