Last Week NOT in News for 7th to 13th December 2015

Here are the news items that should have been in news in the last week. These news items should have dominated the media debates, breaking news scrolls, etc. throughout the week. BUT!! Media was busy trying to create a communal problem in India.

We are bringing these news items to you so that you can understand that a lot of good things are going on in India. Most of these things are going on while you never even hear about it.

Satyameva Jayate has been bringing these news items to you for a long time now and we will continue doing so.There was a small break in between but we received several feedbacks to restart the same.Do give us your feedback on this:



  • 16 Agreements signed between @NarendraModi & @AbeShinzo on Security, Infra, Technology, Education & Economy

Japan and India on Saturday concluded negotiations for a landmark civil nuclear pact and Tokyo agreed to give a $12 billion loan for the country’s first high-speed train in a big boost to the ties between Asia’s second and third largest economies.

The annual summit meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe also paved the way for India getting Japanese defence technologies and equipment, and coordinating their shared position on the contentious South China Sea issue.




  • India’s annual industrial output growth hits 5-year high of 9.8% 

Industrial growth rocketed to a five-year high in October, riding a festive season-led boom in purchases of consumer goods, providing evidence that the economy may finally be picking up pace, although part of the spurt is due to a favourable base effect.

  • New initiatives taken by government makes 8% growth achievable: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said political stability and new initiatives taken by the government will help India emerge as an attractive investment destination and make an 8 per cent growth rate ‘achievable’.
“We may soon achieve eight per cent rate of growth which is not beyond our reach,” he said.


  • India Likely To Be Among Top 5 Manufacturing Nations By 2020: Deloitte

According to the 2016 Global Manufacturing Competitiveness Index, the top 11 countries will remain consistent between now and 2020, although with some exchange of rankings. India, currently 11th on the list, is expected to jump up to as high as fifth place.


  • Japan’s $12 billion ‘Make in India’ fund to push investments

Japan on Saturday committed itself to billions of dollars of investments in India, including a $12-billion loan at negligible interest for the much touted “Bullet Train” and another $12 billion for ” Make in India” initiative.

  • Indian students can even work in UK after studies: Jo Johnson, UK minister

Indians are welcome to study and work in Great Britain, says UK’s Minister for Science and Universities Jo Johnson even as Europe grapples with issues on migrants.


  • PM Modi’s Beti Bachaao Beti Padhao is getting positive participation

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi called for a collaborative initiative to protect and educate girl child in the country and called it ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao ‘ (Save Daughter, Educate Daughter). Since January, when it was first launched in Panipat, people have actively joined the initiative in creating awareness about the same. The most recent, which caught everyone’s eye-ball was an initiative by Sunil Alagh to spread the message, ‘Because when you empower a woman, you empower the nation.’


  • US updates jet-engine technology transfer policy with India

In a sign of increasing trustworthiness, the US has updated its policy on gas-turbine engine technology transfer to India to expand cooperation in production and design of sensitive jet engine components.

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter informed Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar of the decision during the latter’s visit here.

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