act east policy


Eastern agenda: Vietnamese President to come on India visit

Feb 27 2018

Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang will come on a three-day visit to India starting on March 2 at the invitation of President Ram Nath Kovind.

'Have undertaken big reforms, changed working of officials'

Feb 03 2018

Modi said his govt has undertaken many path breaking economic reforms, making the country the most preferred investment destination.

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet mulls seaplanes on Brahmaputra

Feb 03 2018

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet said it is exploring possibilities to introduce seaplanes on Brahmaputra in Assam, making the river the largest waterways in the world.

India, Brunei discuss defence, security, energy cooperation

Jan 25 2018

Cooperation in defence, security an energy among other areas came up for discussion during a bilateral meeting Modi held with Sultan of Brunei.

On R-Day, India will showcase its 'Act East' policy: Def Min

Jan 22 2018

India's 'Act East' policy is really "taking shape" and the presence of 10 ASEAN leaders during R-Day celebrations here will definitely showcase that policy, she said.

'Soft connectivity' key to India-ASEAN ties: Thai envoy

Jan 21 2018

Chutintorn said that construction on the Thailand side has been completed and "we are waiting for India to finish road construction in Myanmar".

Make Indo-Pacific region threat-free: India to Asean

Jan 06 2018

India called for the waters of the Indo-Pacific region to be better connected and free of traditional and non-traditional threats.

Govt planning to connect railways with Asian nations: Minister

Jan 05 2018

Rajen Gohain said the Centre has plans to connect the Indian Railways with Asian countries for effective implementation of the BJP-led government's Act East Policy.

Sushma Swaraj to visit Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore

Jan 02 2018

Swaraj will visit Thailand on January 4-5 during the course of which she will hold a meeting with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai.

Mizoram to soon become gateway to SE Asian countries: PM

Dec 16 2017

Modi said the Act East Policy of his govt would soon make Mizoram the gateway to the South East Asian countries.

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Has sold its $385 mn Foreign currency loan extended to Essar Steel

Bank has taken a 38% haircut

Rs 1600 cr is expected earnings to the bank from the deal

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The co is also in discussions to sell its residential and commercial projects in Chennai

To convene shareholder’s meet on 23rd March in regard to the proposed divestment

Mint Reports


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To perform the pressure part metallurgy upgradation for 3 660MW super critical steam generators

Will help NTPC commission the 3x 660MW plant started 12years


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The completion period for the project is 30 months

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