In Germany as part of a three-nation tour, the PM invited German business people to participate in India's growth stride by investing more in manufacturing and infrastructure, and offered them a conducive business environment.
US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said Tuesday that Washington was "ready to welcome" the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, backing off from tougher early resistance to the new development institution.
India and Sri Lanka are expected to sign multiple agreements during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit to the island nation, including those on security, agriculture and infrastructure, sources state.
If the government fulfils these promises only by doling out funds from its exchequer, then it will be merely a political and populist stunt, which will not be very different from those made by different political parties in the last 67 years of Independence.
Berlin`s potential 2024 Olympic bid could be the wrong financial decision with the city deep in debt and lacking the infrastructure to host such a global event, the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) said on Wednesday.
Development of road and air infrastructure, Naxal menace and child welfare will be among the issues in focus during the meeting of the Central Zonal Council comprising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand to be held in Lucknow on Monday.
There is "not much of a literary scene in Pakistan and the infrastructure is underdeveloped with only a handful of English publishers", says author Bilal Tanweer, adding that a few in the Urdu press are doing excellent work but they need more help.
Underlining that Mumbai and Bollywood are inseparable, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has said that the Maharashtra government would initiate all possible steps to provide better infrastructure and security to ensure growth of the film industry.
In boost to their strategic ties, India and South Korea on Monday decided to enhance cooperation in sectors like shipbuilding, electronics, defence production, infrastructure and energy besides outlining mutual interest in areas of nuclear energy and cyber security.
PM Modi and Russian President Putin held a joint press conference. India, Russia signed 16 agreements in areas including armed forces training, nuclear energy, oil exploration, infrastructure, medical research in Delhi's Hyderabad House.