India’s energy demands are on the rise. As the Government has raised the slogan of ‘Make in India’ and called out to companies worldwide to come to India and manufacture, there is now a need for surplus energy to sustain the manufacturing sector.
With an eye on beefing up maritime security, India is negotiating a deal with 24 countries for exchange of neutral merchant shipping data as it rolls out a national hub to tackle all aspects of coastal security to prevent another 26/11-like attack.
“A successful national Reconciliation program must be transparent, led by the Afghanistan Government and owned by the Afghan people, respecting the Afghan constitution and the international red lines.
Leaders of SAARC countries will discuss issues ranging from counter terrorism and peace and security in the region to agriculture and rural development along with poverty alleviation, food security and health, at the upcoming 18th SAARC summit in Nepal.
Nawaz Sharif said that Pakistan will hold a dialogue with Kashmiri separatists and take them into confidence before resuming peace talks with India. Modi Government had called off talks between the two countries’ Foreign Secretaries in Islamabad in August after Pakistan’s envoy in New Delhi called separatists for meetings despite being asked not to do so
From T G Biju Paris, Nov 20 (PTI) Breaking its silence, India today took a positive stand at a multilateral forum on the issue of phasing down of climate damaging hydroflurocarbons (HFCs) but asked the UN to produce reports of country-wise production and consumption of the greenhouse gas over last decade. “My suggestion and […]
From Anisur Rahman Dhaka, Nov 20 (PTI) Indian and Bangladeshi security forces are planning to carry out simultaneous raids against Islamist militants along the porous border and the two countries have exchanged lists of terror operatives active on both sides of the frontier, officials said here today. “It’s important to conduct simultaneous drives so […]
From Sajjad Hussain Islamabad, Nov 20 (PTI) Ignoring India’s opposition, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said Pakistan will hold dialogue with Kashmiri separatists to take them into confidence before engaging in peace talks with India. “It is our fundamental belief that the Kashmir issue should be resolved through dialogue. My government started dialogue with India but […]
New Delhi, Nov 18 (PTI) India and the US have started addressing “grand challenges” through sciences and the two sides are already working together in areas of health, biomedical science, clean energy, water management and weather forecasting, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today said. He highlighted the need to collaborate in the field of renewable energy […]
From Natasha Chaku Melbourne, Nov 18 (PTI) This is the best time to be in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today as he wooed top Australian corporate honchos to invest in the country which is undergoing reforms to improve business environment. “In India we are working to create conducive environment for trade and […]