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Modi in Singapore: Bolstering a pivotal relationship

Modi in Singapore: Bolstering a pivotal relationship

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit is an attempt to move the Indo-Singapore relationship to the ‘next level’. Singapore has been one of the top investors in India. India-Singapore bilateral trade has already crossed the $15 billion mark. As per the official records, Singapore has emerged as the second largest source of Foreign Direct Investment in India, says Dr Rahul Mishra. After attending the 10th East Asia Summit and the 13th Association of Southeast Asian Nations-India ..., 5 days ago

Parents Besiege Education Ministry Over School Placement System

Scores of parents are angry with the Ghana Education Service over this year rsquo;s placement for Senior High Schools. The parents besieged the Ministry following delays in placing their wards in their preferred schools. They are accusing officials ...
 NigerianHerald.com4 weeks ago Australia Supports Writing Project for Ghanaian School Children  NigerianHerald.com1 month ago

Prison inmates to be allowed phone calls

The Ministry of Interior has disclosed plans to allow inmates across the country rsquo;s prisons access to their relatives and legal counsels as part of efforts to improve the welfare needs of inmates. The move, according to Interior Minister Mark ...
 NigerianHerald.com1 month ago

17-year-old designs new-gen apps for solar power

Ministry asks research body to take it to commercial level   Armaan Puri says his grandfather and father keep talking to him about the solar energy sector every day and he “can’t help but get inspired”. The 17-year-old resident of Delhi is putting that inspiration to good use. He has designed two mobile apps on solar power, which have been referred by the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) to its fully-owned research agency National Institute on Solar Energy ...
 Rediff.com17 hours ago

RBI to fine tune gold monetisation scheme

The Reserve Bank of India is set to ‘fine tune’ the gold monetisation scheme as the initial response to the scheme has been lukewarm. "We need some fine tuning (gold monetisation scheme)," RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan told reporters. Till November 18, the gold monetisation scheme had garnered 400 grams of physical gold. The country has over 20,000 tonnes worth over Rs 52 lakh crore (Rs 52 trillion) of idle gold with households and institutions. Gems and jewellery industry ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

How the navy is dealing with India's dwindling submarine fleet

In recent years, India’s depleting submarine strength has been an area of concern for the powers that be. At present, the navy operates 13 old diesel-electric submarines -- barely half of them fully operational at this time -- and one nuclear-powered submarine, the INS Chakra. So what is the navy doing to bolster its submarine strength? In an interaction with Vipin Vijayan/, Indian Navy Chief Admiral R K Dhowan enumerated a three-pronged strategy. Indian Navy's INS Chakra ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago

India, Singapore lift ties to strategic partnership, ink 10 pacts

India and Singapore on Tuesday elevated their ties to the ‘strategic partnership’ level and signed bilateral agreements for enhanced defence cooperation and in areas like cyber security, shipping and civil aviation after Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong unveil commemorative stamps on Rashtrapati Bhawan and Istana. Photograph: MEAIndia/Flickr Modi ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

Parrikar in new controversy... this time over land in Goa

"U-turn minister" Parrikar had publicly promised, when he was chief minister three years ago, that no more Goa land would be handed over to the Centre. Ajai Shukla reports. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's home state, Goa, is seething with resentment at their former chief minister’s initiative to obtain for the defence ministry 150 acres of priceless land in Betul, Goa. Parrikar wants the land for shifting India's two major defence exhibitions to Goa -- Defexpo (land and naval ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago

'Time to reinforce civilisational values,' President Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee conferring the first ‘Distinguished Indologist’ Award to the Professor Emeritus Heinrich Freiherr Von Stietencron of the Federal Republic of Germany at the inauguration of the International Conference of Indologists, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi. Photograph: PIB Asserting that pluralism and multi-culturalism are at the very core of the Indian psyche, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday warned that "worst impulses of intolerance and hatred" are ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Irani 'doesn't think' Indian women face restrictions, audience disagree

Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Friday found herself in a spot when her remarks that women in the country are not told what to wear, whom to meet and where to go, drew voices of dissent from an audience she was addressing. "In India, I don't think any woman here is dictated what to wear, how to wear, whom to meet, when to meet....I am of the opinion, I don't think anybody is dictated here, you are not told," she said while interacting with New York-based journalist ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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