PM Modi's Visit to the UAE

Modi’s visit to the UAE: A good start

At a time when the West Asian region is in the throes of instability, and is plagued by extremist activity, it is critical for India to cement its ties with the region's major players, and Modi's UAE visit was a good start, writes Deepti Mahajan Mittal for South Asia Monitor.

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Modi in UAE: 100-karat gold dessert, Indo-Arab mezzeh for 5-course feast

For chef, entrepreneur and TV host Sanjeev Kapoor, the tall order of serving the Indian PM put him on a plane, headed for Abu Dhabi, where a five-course meal was to be served at a private dinner hosted by the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (Adia) in honour of the Indian PM’s arrival.

Modi in Dubai: India a land of possibilities

On the second day of his trip to the United Arab Emirates, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said a resurgent and decisive India is now a land of possibilities as he invited the investors, businessmen and Non-Resident Indians in the Gulf to the country.

Narendra Modi seeks $1 trillion in investments from UAE

India on Monday sought investments from the UAE in areas ranging from infrastructure to agriculture and warehousing, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi stating that India could absorb $1 trillion in investment as he promised a conducive business climate.

Modi in Dubai: Long, hot wait for those headed to 'Marhaba Namo'

Hours ahead of the ‘Marhaba Namo’ public event to be held today, the feeling of jubilation is mixed with some concern as attendees prepare for a near five-hour wait outdoors to hear the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi live in Dubai.

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In northeast India, water-management practices to deal with climate change

In a small village on the north bank of the Brahmaputra in Assam in northeast India, farmer Horen Nath stood gazing at his partially submerged paddy field. The floods had kept their annual date but mercifully, the farmer said, the waters have started receding. "The weather has become very strange of late. We always had ample rain,


IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain i...