Tim Sargent, Associate Deputy Minister of Finance, Canada, will be visiting India this week, to take part in the India-Canada Economic and Financial Sector Policy Dialogue. Sargent will lead the Canadian delegation to the dialogue, which will be held on February 13 in New Delhi.
Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday said it has been an extraordinary journey of "a young man who sold tea right by the rail road here in Gujarat to the PM's residence on the Race Course Road (in New Delhi)".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday discussed counter-terror cooperation, among other issues such as greater economic ties, with senior leaders of the US and Canada visiting India for the Vibrant Gujarat Summit here.
Egypt`s Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb was sworn in on Tuesday at the head of a new government that retained key economic and security ministers but created a new investment post to attract funds to an economy racked by years of political turmoil.
Hit by a currency crisis and poor growth, India on Saturday ruled out approaching the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for assistance, saying the economic situation has not reached a point where outside help is warranted.
The Home Ministry has said terrorists backed by various external agencies have spread their focal point beyond the Kashmir Valley with the aim of creating communal strain, affecting the country’s economic development.
The rise of BRIC countries represents a fundamental shift in global economy and the developing world needs a legitimate seat at the table so that shared challenges are better addressed, a powerful US Senator has said.