Saturday, 22 September, 2018

Business on mind, PM Modi embarks on five-day tri-nation European trip

Business on mind, PM Modi embarks on five-day tri-nation European trip Business on mind, PM Modi embarks on five-day tri-nation European trip
Patty Aguilar | 17 April, 2018, 03:41

Modi's two-day Sweden trip beginning April 16 will mark the first visit by an Indian PM to the Nordic nation in 30 years.

Paying tributes to Ambedkar on his 127th birth anniversary, Modi said the Dalit icon was highly educated and could have easily led a lavish life in any developed country.

The Gripen-E, an advanced version of the Gripen C/D, is a light, single-engine, multirole fighter aircraft fitted with advanced avionics.

The Prime Minister said preparations are on for the ambitious second flagship programme under Ayushman Bharat, which is called National Health Protection Scheme, which will cover over 10 crore poor and vulnerable families (approximately 50 crore beneficiaries) providing coverage upto Rs 5 lakh per family per year for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization.

PM Modi who said to be reaching Sweden by tonight, will be travelling to Stockholm where he will hold extensive talks with Prime Minister Stefan Lofven.

"Around $1.4 billion have been invested in India by over 170 Swedish companies since 2000", Bhattacharjee said.

Syria's air defenses respond to missile attack over Homs
A local reporter for The Arab News said Israeli warplanes were spotted in Syrian airspace just before the missiles were reported. A statement from the Syrian regime added that several missiles were intercepted, but these reports are unconfirmed.

Commonwealth Games: Organisers admit 'we got it wrong' at closing ceremony
There's been a bit of talk from the athletes", he told Fox Sports. "We wanted athletes to be part of and enjoy the Closing Ceremony".

US Bancorp (NYSE: USB)
In related news, insider Andrew Cecere sold 374,636 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, January 25th. Bancorp from $60.00 to $61.00 and gave the company an "underweight" rating in a research note on Friday , February 2nd.

The Prime Minister will also inaugurate the first phase of the state government's Bastar Net Project, which aims at expanding the reach of the Internet to the remote villages of the division. The India-Nordic Summit which will be taking place on Tuesday will be attended by the Prime Ministers of Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland.

On April 19 and 20, Modi will participate in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting being hosted by the United Kingdom which will take over as the new Chair-in-Office of the Commonwealth from Malta.

On 18 April Modi will hold a bilateral summit with British Prime Minister Theresa May after which several agreements are expected to be signed. He will also meet Indian-origin scientists working on cancer research, malaria and other tropical diseases before going in to the India-UK CEOs Forum. The information was later confirmed by the External Affairs Ministry. The NISAU UK expressed a sense of great distress and horror over these crimes of a "heinous nature" and urged Modi to make an announcement on the issue when he addresses the diaspora at the Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath event in London on Wednesday, during which he will address questions from around the world in a live global telecast.

A counter-demonstration titled British Indians Welcome Prime Minister Modi is also planned at the same time at Parliament Square. This was the Modi's fourth visit to Chhattisgarh, where assembly elections are due later in the year.

Rahul Gandhi took to Twitter to attack PM Modi, he tweeted, 'Dear Prime Minister, Thank you for breaking your long silence.

On the sidelines of the "unprecedented" welcome, PM Modi will also be greeted with some protests at Parliament Square on Wednesday afternoon, being spearheaded by Pakistani-origin peer, Lord Ahmed, and bringing together UK-based Kashmiri and Sikh groups.

Recommended

  • Two Sigma Advisers LP Takes Position in Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV)

    The New York-based Paradigm Asset Mngmt Ltd Limited Liability Company has invested 0.04% in Southwest Airlines Co . (NYSE: LUV ). Now have a look at past performance (weekly performance to year to date performance) how Southwest Airlines Co . (NYSE: LUV ).
    Analysts See $2.66 EPS for The Boeing Company (BA)

    Analysts See $2.66 EPS for The Boeing Company (BA)

    It turned negative, as 49 investors sold KEY shares while 207 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 206 raised stakes. Wedge Capital Management L Ltd Partnership Nc holds 0.59% of its portfolio in The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) for 222,534 shares.
    KC columnist calls Rogers Centre weather woes 'karma' after Jays' boasting tweets

    KC columnist calls Rogers Centre weather woes 'karma' after Jays' boasting tweets

    The ice created a hole, and the hole enabled snow to fall in onto the playing surface. A weekend ice storm resulted in power outages, canceled flights and vehicle crashes.
  • Freebies and Deals for Tax Day 2018

    Freebies and Deals for Tax Day 2018

    Cinnabon : You probably shouldn't eat all your tax-related feelings, so two free Cinnabon Bites is just about the right portion. Find the nearest Kona Ice truck to you and cash in on free ice to help you chill after filing your taxes.
    NFL, NFLPA to prohibit 10 helmet models from being used

    NFL, NFLPA to prohibit 10 helmet models from being used

    According to ESPN , thirty-four helmets were tested for safety, and 10 helmets that finished at the bottom of the rankings were listed as prohibited.
    NBN-related complaints to TIO jump by 200%

    NBN-related complaints to TIO jump by 200%

    Consumers in New South Wales and Victoria lodged the greatest number of complaints, however, at 26,914 and 23,954 respectively. However, Jones added that "consumers still seem to be facing the same problems" in regards to customer service and bills.
  • Cipher Capital LP Increases Holding in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

    Cipher Capital LP Increases Holding in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

    Her Majesty The Queen In Right Of The Province Of Alberta As Represented By Alberta has 23,400 shares for 0% of their portfolio. The Colorado-based Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% in Connecticut Water Service, Inc.
    Trump wants to review all Cohen material before investigators

    Trump wants to review all Cohen material before investigators

    Before that, he tweeted that "attorney-client privilege is dead" and lashed out at the investigation, calling it a "witch hunt". Cohen was actually under investigation for months by the US attorney in NY , according to the report .
    IPL 2018: Delhi Daredevils register thrilling win over Mumbai Indians

    IPL 2018: Delhi Daredevils register thrilling win over Mumbai Indians

    But soon after that, Rahul Tewatia applied the brakes and send Lewis back, who was caught by Jason Roy at mid-off. The dynamic Pandya bros. and the big West Indian Kieron Polllard are also yet to make a mark in the tournament.
  • Moore not thinking about fulltime West Brom job after Man Utd shock

    Moore not thinking about fulltime West Brom job after Man Utd shock

    In sealing the league at this stage, City matched the record for the earliest title win, held by United since 2001. Rodriguez headed home for West Brom , with United's 1-0 defeat seeing City seal the title without kicking a ball.
    British opposition leader queries May's decision to join military strike against Syria

    British opposition leader queries May's decision to join military strike against Syria

    Speaking on LBC, he said on Sunday: "Theresa May tells us in her speech that we're doing this in our national interest ". The Syrian Regime has a history of using chemical weapons against its own people in the most cruel and abhorrent way.
    TWO weather warnings issued for Galway

    TWO weather warnings issued for Galway

    The Irish weather service has forecast temperatures as high as 18°C for Thursday , but it'll be wet and windy before then. Widespread rain is expected to develop over the course of the day, turning persistent and heavy before nightfall.

Foster will not participate in 49ers team activities Foster will not participate in 49ers team activities He is scheduled to meet with the team this week, a sitdown that could determine his future with the franchise. He is also charged with misdemeanor possession of large capacity weapon magazine.

Time Warner Inc. - TWX - Stock Price Today Carl Goldsmith decreased its stake in Time Warner Inc (TWX ) by 1.26% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Guggenheim maintained Time Warner Inc . (NYSE: TWX ) earned "Hold" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, November 20.

Strong Winds and Rain for Monday Strong Winds and Rain for Monday Highs along the Missouri River were lucky to manage 40° while areas on our western fringe, including Sheridan, made a run at 80°. As temperatures drop Wednesday night into Thursday morning we could see some snowflakes mixed in with the raindrops.

Afghanistan Launches Voter Registration For Parliamentary Elections Afghanistan Launches Voter Registration For Parliamentary Elections To vote early in person, visit the Yavapai County Recorder's Office in Prescott or Cottonwood from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. Not be a convicted felon, or if convicted of a felony offense, must have obtained a restoration of civil rights.

JLR Eliminating 1000 UK Jobs, Reducing Production JLR Eliminating 1000 UK Jobs, Reducing Production Shares of Tata Motors on the Indian exchanges today settled almost 5 per cent down on JLR's job cut plans in the UK. This move came a day removed from Volvo announcing it would only make electric or hybrid models starting in 2019.

Lahore High Court bans airing of anti-judiciary speeches by Nawaz Sharif Lahore High Court bans airing of anti-judiciary speeches by Nawaz Sharif However, the former prime minister's son-in-law, retired Captain Muhammad Safdar, was among the attendees in the court. He added that it made sense for a lawyer or an expert to dwell on judicial verdicts but not every other person.

Consumer Goods Stock in Focus: The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Consumer Goods Stock in Focus: The Coca-Cola Company (KO) Of the 26 companies in the S&P 500 that have stated earnings to date, 70 percent have stated earnings above analyst expectations. The formula is calculated by looking at companies that have a high earnings yield as well as a high return on invested capital.

Netflix Stock Has a Lot to Prove on Monday Netflix Stock Has a Lot to Prove on Monday The company's marketing budget for 2018 is at $2 billion and the technology and development budget will hit $1.3 billion in 2018. Sterling Cap Lc holds 0% or 1,699 shs. 11,600 were accumulated by Natl Mutual Insur Federation Of Agricultural Cooperatives.

Narine takes 100th IPL wicket in emphatic KKR win Narine takes 100th IPL wicket in emphatic KKR win It was start-stop kind of an outing for Lynn (31), who did strike a few boundaries, but played out a lot of dot balls as well. Robin Uthappa trying to go for a big shot only to get a top edge as the ball goes high and straight into the hands of Nadeem.

Kim Zolciak's huge lips have become a joke on the internet Kim Zolciak's huge lips have become a joke on the internet In an interview with Entertainment Tonight , Andy teased, "I will say, we have a lot of great casting for next season". Initially, it appeared that Zolciak-Biermann was truly sorry because she apologized to Leakes for the entire season.

Ruble Fluctuates as Russia Awaits Fresh US Sanctions on Syria Ruble Fluctuates as Russia Awaits Fresh US Sanctions on Syria OPCW inspectors arrived in Damascus on Saturday and had planned to head to Douma, on the outskirts of the capital, on Monday. She said, "These strikes are about deterring the barbaric use of chemical weapons in Syria and beyond".

James Comey Says There's "Some Evidence" Donald Trump Obstructed Justice This President does not reflect the values of this country", he said of Donald Trump . As much as he criticizes Trump, Comey doesn't want him impeached.

United Kingdom government pledges £61m to fight plastic waste in Commonwealth countries United Kingdom  government pledges £61m to fight plastic waste in Commonwealth countries Vanuatu, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, and Ghana have recently joined the coalition, which means being able to bid for the new funding. In addition, £20m will be earmarked to tackle plastic and other environmental pollution generated in developing countries.

Former Mossad Chief: We're On a 'Collision Course with Iran The Iranian Supreme leader said this crime of America and its allies will result in nothing. They have said a roughly 20-year prison term for Atilla would be appropriate.

West Ham boss David Moyes praises Declan Rice maturity West Ham boss David Moyes praises Declan Rice maturity West Ham United striker Andy Carroll has insisted that he was satisfied with his side's performance during their 1-1 draw with Stoke City .