External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday urged NRIs and PIOs to get involved in the Prime Minster Narendra Modi-led NDA Government`s flagship programmes like `Make in India`, `Swachh Bharat Mission` and `Namami Gange`.
Chinese President Xi Jinping will arrive here on Monday on his maiden visit to Pakistan during which the two sides will sign several agreements, including defence, worth USD 50 billion that will stabilise Pakistan's cash-strapped economy and expand the Communist giant's influence in India's neighbourhood.
Egypt's investment minister says his government hopes to attract up to USD 35 billion from about 50 projects offered to investors during a much-hailed international economic conference later this month.
Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera will embark on his maiden visit to China on Friday to hold talks with the top leadership here on some of the big- ticket Chinese investments, including the USD 1.5 billion Colombo port project that is being reviewed by his government.
Billionaire Klaus-Michael Kuehne has acquired a 7.5 percent stake at former European champions Hamburg SV after pumping in 18.75 million euros in investment and also bagged the stadium naming rights, the club said on Thursday.
Giving a free hand to the states, Union territories and the urban local bodies in proposing and approving projects under the Swachh Bharat Mission, the government on Friday set an investment target of Rs 42,512 crore from the private sector in the overall Rs 62,000-crore project.
Citing huge investments done by the UPA government in health care sector, former Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday said any move towards slashing its budgetary allocation will be shocking.
Asserting that India and ASEAN have "no irritants" in their ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today invited the 10-nation bloc to be part of his country's "new" economic journey even as his strong "Made in India" pitch got the support of the grouping.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met the country's top military commanders for the first time at a conference during which he outlined his strategic vision and was briefed on the overall security situation.