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In New York, PM Modi makes a strong pitch for businesses to invest in India

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for global businesses to come and invest in India and promised to personally act as a bridge to fill any gaps in the path of making India an ideal investment destination.

Speaking at the Global Business Forum in New York on Wednesday, he also enlisted the areas where investment could be made while highlighting the steps taken by his government to create a business friendly environment.

“Your prudent method and our pragmatic mind can write new stories in management; your rational ways and our human values can show the path which the world is looking for. And if there is any gap anywhere; I will personally act as a bridge,” The Prime Minister said to a gathering of business leaders in New York.

The prime minister said India had shored up its ranking on seven of the ten indicators and was quickly modernizing its cities which could prove ideal for foreign businesses looking to set shop in India.

“India has topped in seven out of the ten indicators: Political stability, currency stability, high quality products, anti-corruption, low cost of production, strategic location and respect for IPR (Intellectual Property Rights). It also ranks high in other indicators,” the Prime Minister said and added “Your desires and our dreams match perfectly; your technology and our talent can change the world; your scale and our skills can speed up global economic growth.”

PM Modi invited the global business community to partner India and said that his relatively young government had declared its intent through several pro-business decisions like the cutting of corporate tax and abolition of redundant laws that were hindering development. His government’s reelection, he added, was a “mandate for development”.

Describing the move to reduce corporate tax as a “revolutionary step” which had been received with great enthusiasm by the business community, the Prime Minister said, “I want to remind you that our new government is only three to four months old. I want to tell you that this is only the beginning; we have a long way to go. This is a golden opportunity for the global businesses to partner India on this journey.”

Addressing the question of the business sentiment in India, prime minister said that the mandate for his government was for development.

“You people often talk about business sentiment, in this election, not only did 130 crore Indians express their sentiment but they also gave their judgment that development is their biggest priority,” the Prime Minister said while assuring the gathering of more business friendly measures from his government.

Highlighting the advantages of doing business in India, the prime minister said India not only offered economy of “scale” and one of the largest “infrastructure ecosystem” but it also had a government that was working towards improving the business environment in the country.

Before speaking at the Global Business Forum, the prime minister met the former Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg in New York.

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4 arrested for sexual assault of spa employee

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Delhi Police captured four individuals after a worker of a spa center in Delhi’s Pitampura claimed she was molested and sexually exploited by its manager and a client.

A 22-year-old woman complained of rape in a spa center at Delhi’s Pitampura on Thursday.

Authorities from Maurya Enclave police station hurried to the spot and started the examination.

“On August 4, a PCR call was gotten at PS Maurya Enclave in regards to rape with a lady at a Spa Center, Pitampura Delhi. The police promptly arrived at the spot (the ocean spa center) where a victim aged 22 years along with her husband were present external the spa center and complained in regards to rape on her by the manager of the spa center and client,” said police.

She was sent to the hospital for her clinical assessment. A counselor from DCW visited her.

“She expressed that on June 30 she joined the spa on August 4 at around 6 p.m. one client came there along with the manager Rahul and requested sexual favors. Rahul offered her a soft drink, after drinking it she felt tipsy and both raped her,” said police.

A case under Sections 354A/328/376 D of IPC was registered and both the accused persons were arrested.

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Gold medalist boxer became a robber in Delhi, arrested with two companions

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A burglary group has been busted in Delhi. A boxer was likewise remembered for this posse, who has additionally won gold decorations in certain contests. This posse of three individuals used to complete stealing from Baba Haridas Nagar of Delhi.

The group had looted a lady’s mobile phone in Baba Haridas Nagar on August 1. when the lady was getting back from work. The lady had let in her protest know that three unidentified individuals who had come on the motorcycle grabbed her mobile phone and took off. The police began the examination of the matter. Some CCTVs were additionally checked and individuals around were likewise addressed.

Then, at that point, on August 4, two individuals wandering in a similar region were gotten by the police. The first gave his name as Ankit (age 19 years) who hails from Jhajjar, Haryana. The other’s name is Shivam Kumar who lives in Sainik Enclave. He is additionally 19 years of age. The third is being told as a minor. The person who is there Ankit is a boxer. During interrogation, a stolen cell phone was also recovered from them.

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Unclaimed Bag, Tiffin Box in Delhi’s Rohini Spark Alarm But Nothing Suspicious Found

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An unclaimed bag was found in Rohini region in delhi on Thursday, sending the security organizations like the special cell and bomb detection team soon to reach the spot and launched an investigation, police said.

After a careful review of the area, nothing suspicious was tracked down.

As per authorities, An unclaimed bag was tracked down in the parking lot close to DC Chowk, Rohini Sector-9.

A bomb identification and removal crew and sniffer canines had looked through the area, but it turned out to be a false alarm.

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