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PM Modi asks industry leaders to take risk, make investmentsNew Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met top CEOs, bankers, economists and ministers to discuss ways to bolster the economy amid global slowdown.The meeting, with
India TV News Desk September 08, 2015 21:24 IST
India TV News Desk

PM Modi asks industry leaders to take risk, make investments

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met top CEOs, bankers, economists and ministers to discuss ways to bolster the economy amid global slowdown.

The meeting, with the agenda 'Recent Global Events: Opportunities for India', was held at a time when global markets are in turmoil caused by a slowing Chinese economy, devaluation of the yuan and concerns surrounding the prospect of a US rate hike.

Sheena Bora case: Rakesh Maria shunted out as DCP, to continue as head of investigations

Mumbai: Rakesh Maria will continue to head investigations into Sheena Bora murder case till probe is completed, said Maharashtra additional chief secretary today.

High-profile Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria, who personally interrogated the three accused in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case in an unusual action, was today shunted out of the post and transferred on promotion as Director General of Police Home Guards.

Swiss government discloses new name in India's black money probe

Berne: In a fresh disclosure on suspected black money cases being probed by tax authorities in India, Switzerland today said it has received request for information about Indore-based textiles firm Neo Corp International Ltd.

Neo Corp, which began as a small woven sack maker in 1985 and now claims to be a multinational technical textiles group, had incidentally faced income tax searches on its various premises earlier in February for alleged tax evasion.

Indian clerics issue fatwa against ISIS, declare it un-Islamic

New Delhi:  Over 1,050 Indian Islamic scholars and clerics have issued fatwa against the Islamic State terror group and described its acts and actions as against the basic tenets of Islam.

This is the first time that such a large number of religious leaders and Imams have issued a joint fatwa against Islamic State — also known as Daesh — which has unleashed a reign of terror in the Middle East, killing thousands of innocent people.

Whenever Sonia targets us, people come to support PM Modi: Smriti Irani

New Delhi: Hitting back at Sonia Gandhi over her "hawa baazi" (hot air) remark against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, union minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday said the Congress president's comments as always would help the government.

"Whenever Sonia Gandhi targets us, people of India come to support Prime Minister Modi," Irani said here at a press conference.