India possesses all the ingredients to win, says Michael E Porter

India possesses all the ingredients to win, says Michael E Porter

Porter today delivered the third NITI lecture on Competitiveness of Nations and Regions: New Insights.

PM Narendra Modi's 4-nation visit: Terror, investment to be prime focus of tour
PM Narendra Modi's 4-nation visit: Terror, investment to be prime focus of tour

India's economic reforms to woo investment will be high on the agenda of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's six-day visit to Germany, Spain, Russia and France beginning May 29.

India retains world's highest FDI recipient crown: Report
India retains world's highest FDI recipient crown: Report

India retained its numero uno position as (rpt) as the world's top most greenfield FDI investment destination for the second consecutive year, attracting $ 62.3 billion in 2016, says a report.

Why the best restaurant in Asia, run by chef Gaggan Anand, is shutting down
Why the best restaurant in Asia, run by chef Gaggan Anand, is shutting down

It was always tough to get a reservation at Gaggan, an inventive Indian restaurant in Bangkok. Now, after the restaurant’s third straight win in the closely watched Asia’s 50 Best awards, the wait can easily stretch to four months.

Ex-Greek PM Lucas Papademos hurt in car blast: state agency
Ex-Greek PM Lucas Papademos hurt in car blast: state agency

Greek former prime minister Lucas Papademos was hurt today when an explosive device went off inside his car in Athens

Railways to seek Cabinet approval for Rs 35,000 project for infrastructure development
Railways to seek Cabinet approval for Rs 35,000 project for infrastructure development

Railways, in an attempt to give a major boost to its infrastructure, has plans to raise Rs 35,000 crore with the help of the World Bank and create a separate fund for investment in the sector.

SCIENCE

NASA moves up launch of mission to metal asteroid
NASA moves up launch of mission to metal asteroid

"Psyche, NASA's Discovery Mission to a unique metal asteroid, has been moved up one year with a launch in the summer of 2022, and with a planned arrival at the main belt asteroid in 2026 four years earlier than the original timeline," the US space agency said in a statement on Wednesday.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

Today ( 26 May )This Week ( 21 May - 27 May )

SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more