The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today projected India’s growth rate to surpass China and improve to 7.8 per cent in next fiscal and further to 8.2 per cent in 2016-17.
As India and China today held fresh border talks, official media here struck a positive note, saying with both sides agreeing to tap the vast potential of bilateral cooperation, a resolution to the vexed issue is not an “insurmountable barrier” for regional stability.
Pakistan has invited separatist leader Masarat Alam, who was released from jail earlier this month, to attend its National Day celebrations to be held in the national capital on Monday.
Sri Lanka’s Modi initiative is most welcome; the time has indeed come for Dharamsala to create a South Asian Bureau for Buddhists Affairs to facilitate a Buddhist Union.
Fishermen’s associations of India and Sri Lanka will meet in Chennai next week to resolve the vexed issue of violation the maritime boundary and invading each other’s waters.
India is set to become the first country in the world to have biometric data and no duplicacy in the voters’ list after linking of Aadhar card with voter identity card, Chief Election Commissioner H S Brahma said today.
Over forty per cent of the country’s philanthropists will increase their contribution by 2020, driven by strong growth in the economy, says a report.
For the second day in a row, terror has struck Jammu and Kashmir. An Army installation in Samba near Jammu was attacked by the terrorists this morning, who are reportedly throwing grenades inside the army camp.
As a goodwill gesture, Pakistan today released 57 Indian fishing boats that were in its custody.
Describing maritime security as a key dimension of its bilateral ties with Indian Ocean rim countries, India today said it values its trilateral maritime security cooperation with Sri Lanka and Maldives and was trying to expand it to include others.