British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis said that India will surpass United Kingdom to become the third largest economy in the world by the end of this decade. He then stated that both the nations must work together. He then said that the UK leaving European Union opens a lot of opportunities for the UK to work with India. He said, a Free Trade Agreement will be completed by Diwali.
PM Narendra Modi turns 72-years-old today with politicians including the President and other dignitaries extending wishes on his birthday. President Droupadi Murmu on wishing him said, "the work for nation-building under his incomparable hardwork, dedication and creativity continue to advance." Meanwhile, Home Minister Amit Shah regarded him as the "flag-bearer of Indian culture" who has helped advance the country in every field.
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The Tamil Nadu Government led by MK Stalin, announced to celebrate Mahakavi Day, on September 11. The death anniversary of nationalist poet and freedom fighter Subramania Bharati, which falls on September 11, will be observed as Mahakavi Day, said Tamil Nadu Government on September 10. State ministers would pay floral tributes to a statue of the firebrand poet here on Sunday.
Seasoned diplomat Sanjay Kumar Verma, an IFS 1988 batch was appointed as India's next High Commissioner to Canada, on September 6. Verma replaced Amit Kumar, currently Consulate General of India in Chicago, who has been named as the next ambassador to the Republic of Korea. Meanwhile, presently Sanjay Verma is India's Ambassador to Japan and will soon take up new roles, said the Ministry of External Affairs.
Indian paddlers Payas Jain and Yashaswini Ghorpade defeated the Chinese duo of Han Xinyuan and Qin Yuxuan 3-2 in a thrilling finals of Asian Junior and Cadet Championships in Laos. The Indian players scored 11-9, 11-1, 10-12, 7-11, and 11-8, and secured a gold medal for India. Furthermore, this was the first gold medal that the Indian juniors have won in an Asian Championships.
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina is all set to meet PM Narendra Modi, on September 6. Notably, PM Hasina is on a four-day India visit, which started on September 5. During the meeting with PM Narendra Modi in Delhi, Bangladesh PM will discuss various issues, including defence security, bilateral relations, interconnected travel projects, and growth of various sectors in Bangladesh. Besides PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina will also meet other union… read-more
Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina highlighted the burden of Rohingya migrants in the nation. On September 3, Hasina said, "For us its a burden. India is a vast country; you can accommodate but you don't have much...but in our country, we have 1.1 million Rohingya." Bangladesh PM further added that they are in talks with international communities and neighbouring countries to resolve this Rohingya issue, and send them back.
Sany Bharat, a leading manufacturer of construction equipment, heavy machinery and renewable energy solutions is expanding its presence in India. In the latest development, the company is now expanding its growth trajectory is the opening of new 4S dealership office in Vijayapura (Karnataka) and Chennai along with the inauguration of a 3S branch office in Tirupati. Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Rayalaseema markets are major monopoly of Sany… read-more
A drunk Chennai man contacted the police control center and reported a bomb had been put on a Dubai-bound airplane on August 27. The IndiGo aircraft was supposed to leave Chennai at 7:20 a.m., but it was delayed due to a bomb threat, which turned out to be a fake. The call was traced back to Chennai, who claimed to be trying to prevent his family from going to Dubai.
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Linthoi Chanambam, an Indian judoka, made history by winning the country's first-ever gold medal in any age group at the Cadet World Championships in Sarajevo, beating Brazil's Bianca Reis in the women's 57 kg division. On August 26, she defeated her Brazilian opponent 1-0 in the gold medal final. It is India's first gold medal at the World Championships in any age group, whether cadet, junior, or senior.