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Moody’s rating upgrade to boost India’s investment climate

Delhi: The sovereign rating upgrade by global agency Moody’s has put India alongside Italy, Spain, Bulgaria and the Philippines in terms of investment climate. In effect, India has become the largest economy among Baa2-rated sovereigns, according to Moody’s.  The agency today upgraded India’s sovereign credit rating by a notch to ‘Baa2’ with stable outlook after […]

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Terrorism, online radicalisation security challenge:Sitharaman

Manila: Terrorism and radicalisation through social media pose a “serious” security challenge to all countries and a strong collective action is required to fight the “scourge”, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said today. Speaking at the 4th ASEAN Defence Ministers’ meeting in the Philippines, Sitharaman said the global strategic and security situation was constantly evolving and had […]

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प्रधानमंत्री ने ब्रिक्स सम्मेलन के सकारात्मक परिणाम आने की उम्मीद जताई

नई दिल्ली – प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी ने उम्मीद जताई है कि वैश्विक चुनौतियों से निपटने और शांति एवं सुरक्षा बनाए रखने में चीन में 4 सितंबर से होने जा रहे ब्रिक्स देशों के शिखर सम्मेलन के सकारात्मक परिणाम आएंगे। प्रधान मंत्री कि चीन की यह यात्रा डोकलाम में चले 73 दिन के तनाव के समाप्ति के […]

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G20 should collectively oppose terrorism: Modi in Hamburg

Hamburg: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today while speaking on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, that BRICS had been a strong voice that needed to show leadership on terrorism and global economy. He stressed that G20 should collectively oppose terrorism financing, franchises, safe havens, support and sponsors. Referring to the structural reforms […]

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Turning Foreign Policy Around

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]ndia has yet to assume “a role commensurate with its size on the international political stage,” wrote Henry Kissinger in his book Diplomacy in 1994. Even at the risk of antagonising Nehru loyalists and scores of retired Foreign Service officers, it may well be concluded that since then till 2014 not much effort was seen […]