Current Affairs

  • Japan Announces 3.5 Trillion Yen Investment To India

    Japan Announces 3.5 Trillion Yen Investment To India

    Current Affairs September 2, 2014 10:35 am no comments

    Japan Monday announced public-private investment of 3.5 trillion yen (Rs.2.03 trillion) in India. India and Japan held official talks Monday in the third day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s five-day sojourn to Japan. “3.5 trillion yen of public & private investment from Japan to India in 5 year period under […]

     
  • Classes begin in Nalanda University – after over 800 years

    Classes begin in Nalanda University – after over 800 years

    Current Affairs September 2, 2014 10:33 am no comments

    Classes opened Monday at the Nalanda University, an ancient international centre for learning in Bihar, after a break of over 800 years with 15 students, its vice chancellor said. “We have formally started the academic session of Nalanda University Monday morning in the International Convention Centre at the Buddhist pilgrim […]

     
  • Modi Seeks Japan’s Help In Skill Development

    Modi Seeks Japan’s Help In Skill Development

    Current Affairs September 1, 2014 11:18 am no comments

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday sought Japan’s help for skill development in India. Stating that 65 percent of India’s population was young, Modi said: “In 2020, when the world would need a workforce, we are preparing for it from now itself, so that we can match the global workforce.” “India […]

     
  • Reliance Cap-Nippon Life launch two funds, eye bank in India

    Reliance Cap-Nippon Life launch two funds, eye bank in India

    Current Affairs September 1, 2014 11:14 am no comments

    The Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital and Nippon Life Insurance Group Monday announced two funds for Japanese investors in the Indian equity and bond markets and to jointly start a commercial bank when permission comes from Indian authorities. The announcement, coinciding with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first official visit here, further […]