International Politics

African Tourism Ministers deliberate on Tourism Statistics: A Catalyst for Development @ 61st Meeting

African Tourism Ministers Stress the Importance of Correct Tourism Measurement for Improved Policy @ UNWTO 61st meeting at Abuja in Nigeria

“Tourism Statistics: A Catalyst for Development”, was the theme of this year’s seminar in the context of the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa (Abuja, Nigeria, 4-6 June). The meeting included a ministerial dialogue on the importance of tourism statistics under the topic “Better measure, better manage”. The Commission for Africa attracted 18 tourism ministers from the region ...

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India to support Mauritius gain due recognition from UNESCO for the Aapravasi Ghat and Bhojpuri Geet Gawai

The President, Ram Nath Kovind at the celebration of National Day of Mauritius, at Champ de Mars, in Mauritius on March 12, 2018.

Leading a delegation comprising Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Choubey and four Members of Parliament, President of India- Ram Nath Kovind in Mauritius has spelled out a grand vision of collaboration among India and Mauritius.  On 12 March 2018, President of India also attended the celebration of 50th Anniversary of Independence of Mauritius. “In the last 50 ...

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ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny: Narendra Modi

ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny: Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi in a group photograph with the ASEAN Heads of State/Governments, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on January 25, 2018.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has played a master-stroke to lift and shape a prosperous future among India-ASEAN nations. His vision about ASEAN-India partnership in an op-ed piece titled, “ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny” published in the leading dailies from the ASEAN member nations is here PWi patrons.. OP-ED starts: ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny By: Narendra Modi Today, 1.25 billion ...

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India and Israel vows to shape future of world together; eye four fold jump in bilateral trade

India Israeli ties got a shot on the arm from the very start when Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi welcomed the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, on his arrival, at Air Force Station, Palam, in New Delhi on January 14, 2018.

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, on 15 January 2018 expressed their unwavering belief that the two countries can together shape the future of their countries and the world. “In India, we have been taking steady steps over three years at both macro as well as micro-level, to make a difference. Our motto is: Reform, ...

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India’s successes over Malaria led to reduction of the burden of malaria for the entire South-East Asia region

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda  addressing the High level round table on “Accelerating the Elimination of Malaria in the South-East Asia Region”, in New Delhi on November 29, 2017.

India has reduced its new malaria cases by one third, and even crossed the malaria mortality targets of 2020. This was stated by J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at the High Level Roundtable on “Accelerating the Elimination of Malaria in the South-East Asia Region”, here on 29 November 2017. J P Nadda further said that ...

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India- Norway Health sector partnership get renewed thrust till 2020

The Secretary (Health and Family Welfare), C.K. Mishra and the Ambassador of the Norway to India, Nils Ragnar Kamsvag exchanging after signing a Letter of Intent in the health sector under the Indo-Norwegian Collaboration 2018-20, in New Delhi on September 28, 2017. The AS & MD (NHM), Manoj Jhalani and other dignitaries are also seen.

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India signed a Letter of Intent with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Norway to extend the cooperation within health sector through the Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) for a period of three years starting from 2018, on 28 September 2017. C K Mishra, Secretary (HFW) and Nils Ragnar Kamsvag, ...

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India and Afghanistan enter new phase of pro development partnership

The Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Mr. Abdullah Abdullah calls on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on September 28, 2017.

To build the momentum of the new phase of a development partnership between India and Afghanistan announced in September 2017, Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, Chief Executive of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan came visiting India on a top day official visit and met with the President of India and the Prime Minister of India. Welcoming Dr. Abdullah to India, President of India, Ram Nath ...

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India and Indonesia to ease out regulatory concerns in Pharma and Health

The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry,  Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu in a meeting with the Indonesian Minister for Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita, in New Delhi on September 25, 2017.

The 2nd Biennial Trade Ministers Forum (BTMF) meeting held at New Delhi between delegations led by the Minister of Commerce and Industry of India, Suresh Prabhu and the Minister of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia, Enggartiasto Lukita. The meeting was preceded by a Senior Official’s meeting where ground work was done for the BTMF meeting. Both Ministers agreed for ...

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India-Japan bonhomie open skies as New-India gets first High Speed Rail project

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe at Ground Breaking ceremony of Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Project, at Ahmedabad, Gujarat on September 14, 2017.

Economic History of different Era’s reflects that nations to rise early to the global industrialisation revolution took hundreds of years, while Japan is the only country that has completed the transformation to become a developed nation twice in the world history that too in shortest possible time frame. Growing India-Japan bonhomie, when looked from the hindsight of Japanese Economic Development History will ...

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India, Belarus to deepen bilateral ties

The President of the Republic of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko being received by the President, Ram Nath Kovind and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, at the Ceremonial Reception, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on September 12, 2017.

India is committed to further strengthen its relations with Belarus, said The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, on 12th September 2017 as he welcomed Alexander Lukashenko, the President of the Republic of Belarus, at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He also hosted a banquet in his honour. The President said that his visit to India has a special importance as year 2017 is the silver ...

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India-Saudi Arabia weigh re-opening sea-route? New Haj policy-2018 to be unveiled soon:Naqvi

(File Picture) The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to India, Mohammed Alsati meeting the Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, in New Delhi on August 16, 2017.

A high-level committee constituted to frame the new Haj policy is in final stage of shaping the policy and it will be unveiled this month aimed at making Haj process more transparent and smooth. According to Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) & Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi reviving the option of sending Haj pilgrims through sea route also is ...

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Holistic health cements India and Portugal’s ties

Foundation stone for AIIMS, Bilaspur will be laid by honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 3rd of October this year. In the Picture: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi at the Champalimaud Foundation designed by noted Indian architect Charles Correa, in Lisbon, Portugal on June 24, 2017. The Prime Minister of Portugal, Antonio Costa is also seen.

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and The Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa on 24 June 2017 jointly visited the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon. The Champalimaud Foundation is a private biomedical research foundation. It provides cutting-edge cancer treatment, and supports ahead of the curve cancer research. It offers a new holistic approach to medical care, that integrates day to day treatment with ...

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