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PM Narendra Modi on Singapore visit

November 13, 2018
PM Narendra Modi on Singapore visit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for Singapore visit late in the evening today. He is scheduled to address Fin Tech Fest at 7.45 am IST. He will attend 13th East Asian Summit. He is scheduled to meet U.S. Vice President, Singapore Prime Minister, Australian Prime Minister(first meeting between two) and Thailand Prime Minister during Singapore visit. Following is the text of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's departure statement prior to his visit to Singapore. “I will...Read More

3 Krishna idols stolen from Swaminarayan Temple in London

November 12, 2018
3 Krishna idols stolen from Swaminarayan Temple in London

London: Three precious Krishna idols (Hari Krishna brass murtis) dating back to the 1975 were among the items stolen in a burglary at a Willesden Temple of Swaminarayan sect in north London borough of Brent in the early hours of Friday, just hours after Diwali festivities at the temple according to the temple authorities. Scotland Yard officers were called. A case of burglary has been registered. Cash and other items are believed to have been stolen,” the Metropolitan Police statement said...Read More

Pakistan Marines capture 2 Indian boats with 12 fishermen aboard near IMBL off Gujarat coast

November 11, 2018
Pakistan Marines capture 2 Indian boats with 12 fishermen aboard near IMBL off Gujarat coast

Porbandar: Pakistan Marine Security Agency has captured two Indian boats with 12 fishermen aboard near International Marine Border Line (IMBL) off the Jakhau coast in Kutch district of Gujarat. An office bearer of Porbandar fishermen's association said that one of the captured boats belonged to Porbandar while the other one had ventured into the sea from Okha. The boats were caught by Pak Marines yesterday. DeshGujaratRead More

Prime Minister meets First Lady of the Republic of Korea

November 06, 2018
Prime Minister meets First Lady of the Republic of Korea

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with H. E. Mrs. Kim Jung-sook, First Lady of the Republic of Korea on Monday. First Lady Kim is visiting India at the invitation of Prime Minister Modi. She will be the Chief Guest at the Deepotsav event being organized by the State Government of Uttar Pradesh and the ground-breaking ceremony of the new Memorial of Queen Suriratna (Heo Hwang-ok) in Ayodhya on 6 November 2018. Ayodhya and Korea have a deep historical connection through the legendary ...Read More

PM Narendra Modi’s Statement prior to his departure to Japan

October 26, 2018
PM Narendra Modi’s Statement prior to his departure to Japan

New Delhi: Following is the text of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi's departure statement prior to his visit to Japan. "I will visit Japan on 28-29 October 2018 for the Annual Summit. This will be my twelfth meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe since my first visit to Japan as Prime Minister in September 2014. Thereafter, I had visited Japan in 2016 for the Annual Summit. Last year, I had the pleasure of hosting Prime Minister Abe and Mrs. Akie Abe in my home state Gujarat a...Read More

Minimum investment for EB 5 visa likely to be more than doubled: former US Congressman Aaron Schock in Gujarat

October 24, 2018
Minimum investment for EB 5 visa likely to be more than doubled: former US Congressman Aaron Schock in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Former US Congressman and leader of the ruling Republican party, Aaron Schock, who was among the American leaders who had visited Gujarat and met the then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi as part of campaign to improve trade ties, today said that the minimum investment for obtaining EB-5 visa which gives green card and conditional resident status of his country to immigrant investors would likely be more than doubled from existing $500000 to anywhere from $1.2million to $1.5 million from next...Read More

BAPS forms Mandir Ltd for Abu Dhabi Hindu temple project; launches website to facilitate contributions

October 14, 2018
BAPS forms Mandir Ltd for Abu Dhabi Hindu temple project; launches website to facilitate contributions

Abu Dhabi: Gujarat headquartered Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sanstha(BAPS) has formed Mandir Limited, a non-profit company registered with the United Arab Emirate(UAE) government for construction, development and management of Hindu temple in Abu Dhabi. The first Hindu temple coming up in Abu Dhabi has launched a website – www.mandir.ae – to facilitate contributions to support the temple’s construction. “We are thrilled to launch and announce the new website and strongly fee...Read More

India and Russia go ahead with major missile deal defying fear of US sanctions

October 05, 2018
India and Russia go ahead with major missile deal defying fear of US sanctions

New Delhi:Brushing aside the US objections vis-a-vis Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act or CAATSA, India on Friday "concluded the conclusion" of the contract for the supply of the S-400 Long Range Surface to Air Missile System to India. "Both sides welcomed the conclusion of the contract for the supply of the S-400 Long Range Surface to Air Missile System to India," the joint statement said here at the end of delegation level talks led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and...Read More

Rupani invites US to consider joining as partner country in Vibrant Summit 2019

October 01, 2018
Rupani invites US to consider joining as partner country in Vibrant Summit 2019

Ahmedabad: US Ambassador to India Mr. Kenneth I. Juster paid a courtesy visit to Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijaybhai Rupani in Gandhinagar, today. During the courtesy meet, Mr. Rupani invited US to consider joining as a partner country in the forthcoming mega business global meet ‘Vibrant Summit – 2019’ of Gujarat Government. Those who attended the meeting included Chief Secretary Dr. J. N. Singh, Chief Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Mr. Kailashnathan, Principal Secretary...Read More

India and Japan sign Loan Agreement for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project

September 29, 2018
India and Japan sign Loan Agreement for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project

New Delhi: Two Loan Agreements were signed here today between Dr. C.S. Mohapatra, Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance, Government of India and Mr. Katsuo Matsumoto, Chief Representative, JICA, New Delhi on Japanese Official Development Assistance loan for Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project (I) of Yen 89.457 billion (Rs.5591 crore approx.) and Kolkata East-West Metro Project (III) of Yen 25.903 billion (Rs.1619 crore approx.) [Exch...Read More

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