Prime Minister Narendra Modi to meet US President Barack Obama in Laos today
United States President Barack Obama will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 September on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Laos, the White House said yesterday.
"In the afternoon, the President will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India," the White House said in its daily guidance which was released to the press.
According to the reports, the two leaders are expected to make brief remarks at the top of the meeting.
This is the eighth meeting between Modi and Obama in last two years. They met for the first time at the White House in September 2014 when Modi travelled to Washington DC at the invitation of Obama.
Arvind Kejriwal faces protests by BJP women wing as he departs for Punjab
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal faced heated protests staged by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) women wing on 8 September at the New Delhi Railway Station. The protestors demanded him to speak on the misconduct of his MLAs against women and seeking expulsion of Aam Aadmi Party leader Ashutosh.
CM Kejriwal kicked-off his four-day Punjab tour with an itinerary focused mostly on the state's Malwa region.
The tour comes at a time when the party is trying to keep its flock together amid various issues that have plagued it in recent weeks.
Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus India price revealed. Read here!
In one of the biggest night for Apple and its fans all over the world, Tim Cook launched new iPhones, Apple Watch Series 2 and made many other announcement about some exciting upgradations and features in its gadgets.
The new iPhones will come in Silver, Gold, Rose Gold, Black and Jet Black colours and will be available only in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB storage versions.
To surprise, the company has also introduced the aluminium-finish Jet Black and mirrorless-finish Black variants replacing the earlier Space Grey ones.
The phones will be available in India from 7 October with prices starting at Rs 60,000 for 32GB.
After Ola & Uber, Railways to introduce surge pricing for Rajdhani, Shatabdi, Duronto tickets
Ticket prices for Indian Railways may soon be hiked by up to 10% on the base price with every 10% tickets sold.
The flexi fare pricing system will be applicable to Rajdhani, Duronto and Shatabdi trains.
"The base fares will increase by 10% with every 10% of berths sold subject to a prescribed ceiling limit. There will be no change in the existing fare for 1AC and EC class of travel," the Railways ministry said in a release.
This means that only the first 10% of the seats will be sold at normal rates and will be hiked by 10% with every 10% of berths sold - upto a maximum limit of 50%. Tickets for 3AC cars have a 40% ceiling, while 2AC and Chair Car tickets can be hiked to maximum 50%.