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Will make India a $5-tn economy: Modi

MANAMA, Aug. 25 -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra has reasserted that India will be made into a $5-trillion economy while being conferred The King Hamad Order of the Renaissance by Bahrain's King Hama... Read More


Stamps to mark Mahatma's 150th birth anniversary released in UAE

ABU DHABI, Aug. 24 -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the presence of UAE Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Saturday released a set of postage stamps to mark the 150th birth ann... Read More


UAE confers its highest civilian award on Indian PM

ABU DHABI, Aug. 24 -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was Saturday conferred the UAE's highest civilian award, the Order of Zayed, in recognition of his contribution to strengthening ties between ... Read More


RuPay card launched in UAE

ABU DHABI, Aug. 24 -- The RuPay card, India's indigenous card scheme created by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) that offers a domestic, open-loop, multilateral system allowing all In... Read More


Stamps to mark Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary released in UAE

ABU DHABI, Aug. 24 -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the presence of UAE Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Saturday released a set of postage stamps to mark the 150th birth ann... Read More


State of emergency ends in Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Aug. 24 -- The state of emergency that was declared in Sri Lanka following the Easter Sunday terror attacks has come to an end with President Maithripala Sirisena not issuing any order extend... Read More


Former Indian Finance Minister Jaitley passes away

NEW DELHI, Aug. 24 -- Former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley passed away Saturday after a prolonged illness. He was 66. "It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of Arun Jai... Read More


Amid economic slowdown, Moody's lowers India's 2019 GDP growth estimate

New Delhi, Aug. 23 -- Amid a worsening economic slowdown, US rating agency Moody's has lowered India's GDP growth forecast for the 2019 calendar year to 6.2 per cent, from its earlier estimate of 6.8 ... Read More


A strategic partnership at stake: UK needs to correct Kashmir policy

New Delhi, Aug. 23 -- India and its diaspora celebrated on 5 August 2019, the long-awaited revocation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, a measure ducked by successive governments since its in... Read More


Odissi workshop held in Bangladesh

New Delhi, Aug. 23 -- Kolkata-based dancer-choreographer Shashwati Garai Ghosh conducted a two-day workshop on the classical Indian dance form Odissi in Dhaka in which around 50 Bangladesh students pa... Read More