Write on Monday, 16 March 2015 Published in Regional
International Monetary Fund managing director Ms Christine Lagarde speaks during a press briefing at the end of a special Eurogroup meeting of Finance ministers, at the European Council headquarters, in Brussels, Belgium, February 20, 2015. Photo: Olivier Hoslet/EPA
International Monetary Fund managing director Ms Christine Lagarde speaks during a press briefing at the end of a special Eurogroup meeting of Finance ministers, at the European Council headquarters, in Brussels, Belgium, February 20, 2015. Photo: Olivier Hoslet/EPA

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde hailed India as the bright spot of the global economy on March 16 ahead of talks in New Delhi with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Write on Monday, 09 March 2015 Published in Regional
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) has spoken out on International Women's Day about some of the challenges women face in India. Photo: Jagadeesh NV/EPA
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) has spoken out on International Women's Day about some of the challenges women face in India. Photo: Jagadeesh NV/EPA

Indian Premier Narendra Modi on March 8 deplored crimes against women in the country as he made assurances that his government was taking measures to protect them.

Write on Friday, 30 January 2015 Published in Development
Myanmar President U Thein Sein (R) greets India Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) next to Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (L) during the 12th ASEAN India Summit at Myanmar International Convention Centre in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, November 12, 2014. Photo: Rungroj Yangrit/EPA
Myanmar President U Thein Sein (R) greets India Prime Minister Narendra Modi (C) next to Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung (L) during the 12th ASEAN India Summit at Myanmar International Convention Centre in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, November 12, 2014. Photo: Rungroj Yangrit/EPA

India is interested in investing in infrastructure development projects in Thailand, and will use Myanmar as a bridge to reach the rest of ASEAN according to the Bangkok Post on January 30.

 

Write on Saturday, 06 December 2014 Published in Regional

Singapore (AFP) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was named "Asian of the Year" on November 5 by a Singapore press group to mark the significant impact his landslide election victory has had on the region.