In a special gesture, Modi personally received Abe with a warm hug at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here. In the evening both the prime ministers will pay a visit to iconic Sidi Saiyyed Mosque present at the eastern part of the city. Here in this ceremony, the discussion of ambitious Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail Project will take place.
When Modi came to Japan last November as part of the two countries' annual summits, he travelled by shinkansen with Abe from Tokyo to Kobe in western Japan and inspected a bullet train plant of Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd., a maker of shinkansen cars.
The Japnese PM, accompanied by his wife Akie Abe, is on a two-day visit to India, to attend the annual summit between the two countries.
Equifax: First the hacking, then the lawsuits Hopefully, this will all end well and without a lot of hassle for the people affected by this cyber attack. Credit bureaus like Equifax are lightly regulated compared to other parts of the financial system.
Mr Abe is also keen to discuss with Mr Modi upgrading "two-plus-two" security talks involving vice-foreign and defence ministers to a ministerial-level dialogue in light of Beijing's growing influence, said Japanese government sources on Tuesday. According to the reports, Japan will be providing 80 percent of the project cost as a loan to India. Japanese PM Shinzo Abe & his wife Akie Abe sign the visitor's book at Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad. Besides, the two leaders will visit Dandi Kutir, the museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, at the Mahatma Mandir.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has also welcomed PM Abe tweeting, "Welcome to Gujarat". The visit will begin in the afternoon with an 8-km road show by Modi and Abe, with their cavalcade heading for Sabarmati Ashram.
The Congress party on Wednesday wondered if the hosting of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Ahmedabad was being done with an eye on the Gujarat elections later this year. The project, scheduled to be completed on December 2023 is expected to reduce the travel distance between Mumbai and Ahmedabad to around two hours from the existing 7 hours. The foundation stone laying ceremony for the joint Indo-Japanese project will be held at the Sabarmati Football Grounds, on September 14th. The train is expected to run at an average speed of 250 km per hour and a maximum speed of 320 km per hour, which is more than double the maximum speed of the fastest train in India. "I am sure that the bullet train will transform the transportation sector of India in future".
She told The Associated Press that from her 14th floor apartment, she saw the crane toppled over where it hit another building. According to reports from city officials, the crane fell on Biscayne Boulevard, located in the heart of downtown Miami .
Trump wants to fire him", said one source with close ties to the White House who spoke on condition of anonymity. Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs executive, may be able to fix his relationship with the president.
But it's still unclear how Congress intends to pay for any tax cuts, or at least spare the deficit from taking a massive hit. Kevin Cramer, weighing a bid to challenge Heitkamp. "It's what he's spending his T-I-M-E doing", the official said.
The attack illustrates how hard it is for the government to crush a militant campaign that has withstood a four-year crackdown. The militants detonated an improvised explosive device and destroyed four armored vehicles and a signal-jamming vehicle.
The prime minister's visit to Myanmar comes amid a spike in ethnic violence with Rohingya Muslims in the Rakhine state . Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said Rohingyas are illegal immigrants and will be deported.
Apple is expected to unveil a redesigned iPhone at its first product launch at its new spaceship campus in Cupertino Tuesday. One version of the new Series 3 will have a built-in SIM card so you can stay connected online while you're out and about.
Headlining the show will be Nick and Vanessa Lachey , athletes Derek Fisher and Terrell Owens and 80's pop star Debbie Gibson . The full Dancing with the Stars 25 cast was revealed on Wednesday morning, and for the most part, the rumors were true.
On remand, the General Court must consider Intel's argument about whether the rebates were capable of restricting competition. The General Court has been asked to further explore how Intel's customer rebates may have restricted competition.
Students who are feeling the pinch in regards to streaming services are about to get a break thanks to Hulu and Spotify. Spotify and Hulu have partnered to offer students Spotify Premium with Hulu for just $4.99 a month.
Air Berlin Cancels 100 Flights After Pilots Call in Sick
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Trump to meet Malaysian Prime Minister today
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Two secret tunnels unearthed inside Dera headquarters
The commissioner will submit the report to the high court and a copy of it will also be shared with the state government. The premises of the Dera, houses educational institutions, markets, a hospital, stadium, recreational areas and houses.
Cubs, Brewers set to meet at Wrigley Field
Their confidence and resilience has been strong all season, and there's no reason to believe that will change any time soon. The Chicago Cubs didn't have much to show tonight in the first Friday night game regular season game at Wrigley Field.
All-New Featurette Welcomes You to the Losers' Club
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Mobile Has a New Plan: Free Netflix
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