PM Modi's Japan visit: MoU to turn Varanasi into 'smart city' signed

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday arrived at the Osaka International airport in Japan on his maiden bilateral visit outside the Indian subcontinent, which is expected to open new vistas in the bilateral ties and take the Strategic and Global Partnership to a higher level.

First phase of Smart City Kochi project soon

The first phase of the proposed mega IT project, Smart City Kochi, would be commissioned before Oct 31, 2012, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said Thursday.