Narendra Modi

Hyperloop promises refreshing transport avenues in India

Hyperloop promises refreshing transport avenues in India

December 17, 2016

The Indian Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari had shown keen interest in bringing the futuristic technology to India by offering land between Mumbai-Pune Westerly Express Highway to SpaceX. Now, the Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) is in talks...

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Rann Utsav: A desert festival that will leave you captivated

Rann Utsav: A desert festival that will leave you captivated

December 16, 2016

Rann Utsav, an annual cultural festival celebrated in the unique white desert of Gujarat was recently inaugurated by the state's chief minister. The fest promotes the culture and art from India’s largest district and celebrates life at the white expanse here. A unique tourist ...

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Foreign embassies assured by government amidst cash crunch

Foreign embassies assured by government amidst cash crunch

December 15, 2016

The Indian government is reportedly taking steps to address diplomatic missions over the cash crunch they have been facing post demonetisation.

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India-Indonesia talks emphasise on fight against terror

India-Indonesia talks emphasise on fight against terror

December 13, 2016

The meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo gave importance to defence and security ties among other aspects in a bid to fight terrorism.

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Modi led TIME readers’ online poll

Modi led TIME readers’ online poll

December 6, 2016

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has won the TIME magazine ‘Person of the Year’ reader’s online poll. But the US elect-president Donald Trump was ultimately chosen as the ‘Person of the Year’ by the US magazine’s editors, who had picked Modi in 2014.

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Ola aiming at 1 million electronic cars fleet in India

Ola aiming at 1 million electronic cars fleet in India

December 3, 2016

Ola, a major cab-hailing company in India, may introduce a fleet of one million electric cars, SoftBank Group chairman Masayoshi Son revealed.

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Goa Tourism goes 100 pc cashless

Goa Tourism goes 100 pc cashless

December 3, 2016

While experts expressed apprehensions about tourism economy getting hurt following the demonetisation in India, Goa Tourism becomes the first government organisation to adopt 100 pc cashless transactions.

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Can Coldplay concert success revolutionise India’s live music scene?

Can Coldplay concert success revolutionise India’s live music scene?

November 21, 2016

Over 80,000 spectators crooned with the British rock band Coldplay in Mumbai on Saturday; however, why international bands don't perform in India regularly remains an enigma.

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Cattle class rail safety in India makes bullet train dreams ludicrous

Cattle class rail safety in India makes bullet train dreams ludicrous

November 21, 2016

While condolences and reactions on the catastrophic train derailment are pouring in, serious concerns about the cattle class rail infrastructure in India becomes blatantly evident.

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Demonetisation: Is the grass greener in MODIfied India?

Demonetisation: Is the grass greener in MODIfied India?

November 19, 2016

In a national telecast on November 8, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced demonetisation of INR 1,000 (USD 15) and INR 500 (USD 7.50) currency bills. Ever since, the nation is reeling under the inconvenience. The country, though, remains divided on such a radical move.

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Indian PM seeks support of perturbed citizens

Indian PM seeks support of perturbed citizens

November 15, 2016

As India is in a state of turmoil after demonetisation of INR 500 and INR 1000 currency bills in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the citizens from Goa asking people for their support and to give him some time to settle the chaos.

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Japan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Japan

November 10, 2016

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three day visit to Japan for the annual bilateral summit between India and Japan. On his trip, Modi will work towards strengthening deeper ties with the east-Asian country and close deals left hanging earlier.

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