New Delhi eyes big defence pact with Bangladesh during PM Hasina’s April visit; With the Teesta water-sharing pact off the radar for signing, India and Bangladesh are in discussion to ink a comprehensive defence pact during the visit of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasnia to India in April.
President Donald Trump signed an order restricting entry into the U.S. by people from six predominantly Muslim countries, reviving a signature initiative of his presidency that stalled in the face of court challenges, sparked global protests and prompted dissent by some of his advisers.
Sena said had the BJP gone ahead with the contest and announced its Mayor candidate, Sena leadership was ready to retaliate by pulling out from Fadnavis gov
While many argue that the rigid interpretation of the model code of conduct often comes in the way of usual governance- withholding and delaying administrative work- the Election Commission of India claims that it has dealt with all government references expeditiously. EC data says that it cleared more than half of the references made to it within 48 hours.
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Air India to start flights to Tel Aviv; The airline also plans to start flights to Washington, Birmingham and some Scandinavian countries.
Increased focus on rural India: For first time, loans to weaker sections surpass credit to companies; The so-called priority sector lending comprised 34% of total loans compared with 32% for corporates at the end of January, RBI data
India’s GDP growth appears solid, says noted US economist; India’s growth is only solid b/c it ignores the adverse effect of #demonetisation on the massive informal economy,” Hanke, an American applied economist at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, said.
India to gets its own mobile congress in September; Mathews said he along with Indian government delegation had held discussion with British and Swedish Trade Ministers for their engagement in IMC.
PM Modi is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka, Germany, Spain, Russia and Kazakhstan in May and early June.