Indian court cites the Whanganui in New Zealand as example for according status to two rivers considered sacred.
Why is the chief of the army talking about its deterrence measures after years of official denials?
India’s young people are the focus of many optimistic projections. Policymakers see them as a “demographic dividend” propelling India to superpower status. In boardrooms, young Indians are seen as the last big untapped market for everything from western fast fashion to alcoholic beverages.
About a decade and a half ago, Chinese policy-makers were miffed that too few of their universities made it to the top hundreds in the world. They responded in inimitable Chinese style — starting a university rankings system of their own.
In November 2016, Prime Ministers Shinzo Abe and Narendra Modi pledged to seek deeper bilateral cooperation and synergy between Japan’s “Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy” and India’s “Act East” policy. This reflects their mutual determination to strengthen the “Special Strategic and Global Partnership” in a “new era in Japan-India relations.”
BANGALORE, India/NEW DELHI -- Indian pharmaceutical companies, which dominate the global generic drugs market, are gearing up for their next big opportunity -- developing an innovative class of complex drugs when the original products, with sales of up to $60 billion a year, go off patent in the advanced industrial economies.
Asean as a region is important for India for two reasons. One is economic and the other is strategic. The year 2017 marks the 25th anniversary of India-Asean partnership, a milestone in India’s Look East — now Act East — policy. On this partnership anniversary, both India and the 10-member grouping have resolved to further strengthen cooperation in both economic and strategic areas.
India greatly values its relations with Vietnam, Secretary (East) of the Ministry of External Affairs of India Preeti Saran has said in an interview granted to the Vietnam News Agency on the relations between the two countries.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Nearly three years ago, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won a sweeping national election victory with promises to develop the economy and root out corruption. But with a series of key state elections beginning Saturday, Modi's popularity — and his surprise currency decree that sparked months of financial uproar — is about to be tested.