Ivanka Trump, adviser and daughter of United States President Donald Trump, arrived in India early on Tuesday morning for the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. She will be leading the US delegation for the eighth edition of the summit. The inaugural session of the summit will be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Ivanka. PM Modi will also host a dinner for the US President's daughter at Hyderabad's Falaknuma Palace.
"Ivanka Trump is a passionate advocate of education and empowerment of girls. Women entrepreneurs are an epitome of courage and leadership," says External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at GES 2017.
Nov 28, 2017 6:08 pm (IST)
I am 'chinamma' of Telangana, that's why I can say that it is a perfect mix of traditionalism and modernisation: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj at Global Entrepreneurship Summit.
Nov 28, 2017 6:01 pm (IST)
To entrepreneurs here from all over the world, I assure you India’s whole-hearted support and urge you to come Make in India and Invest in India. For India and the World: PM @narendramodipic.twitter.com/RDxcPZU6s0
Each of you young Indian entrepreneurs have the ability to create a New India 2022. You are the nation's wealth: PM Narendra Modi.
Nov 28, 2017 5:58 pm (IST)
BHIM app processing 280,000 transactions daily, says PM Modi during his GES address.
Nov 28, 2017 5:57 pm (IST)
Startup India is a comprehensive action plan to provide support to startups. More than 70 million loans have been transferred to Women Entrepreneurs: PM Modi.
Nov 28, 2017 5:57 pm (IST)
"Aadhaar covers 1.15 billion people; 40 million digital transactions happening daily," says Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Nov 28, 2017 5:54 pm (IST)
We are making India a startup hub: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Nov 28, 2017 5:53 pm (IST)
We have launched 'AIMtoInnovate' with over 900 Atal Tinkering Labs to promote a culture of innovation among children. We have also launched 19 Incubation Centres to further innovation across India: PM Narendra Modi at GES.
Nov 28, 2017 5:51 pm (IST)
Smartphone users in India projected to grow to 580 million by 2018, offering opportunities for job creation: PM Modi at GES.
Nov 28, 2017 5:50 pm (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi lists measures taken by the government to make doing business in India easier. "My government has eased FDI in two crucial sectors."
Nov 28, 2017 5:46 pm (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Three of India's oldest High Courts headed by women. India's Mars Mission had immense contribution of women scientists. Not just in ISRO, even Kalpana Chawla and Sunita Williams contributed massively to US space projects.
Nov 28, 2017 5:42 pm (IST)
GES will showcase women who have dared to be different: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Nov 28, 2017 5:41 pm (IST)
More than 50% delegates at the GES are women. India's history replete with women: PM Modi during the inaugural address.
Nov 28, 2017 5:39 pm (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Women are an incarnation of Shakti. Women's empowerment vital to India's development. Every developmental project has had immense contribution from women. From our successful space projects to our government ministries, everything has women contributing to a great extent.
Nov 28, 2017 5:36 pm (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi starts addressing the GES gathering. Says this is the first time that the Summit is being hosted in Asia.
Nov 28, 2017 5:33 pm (IST)
Ivanka Trump addresses the gathering, says, "Here in India, I want to applaud PM Narendra Modi for his firm belief that “The progress of humanity is incomplete without the empowerment of women."
Nov 28, 2017 5:30 pm (IST)
When women work, it creates a unique multiplier effect.Women are more likely than men to hire other women, and to give them access to capital, mentorship and networks.Women are also more likely to reinvest their income back in their families & communities: Ivanka Trump.
Nov 28, 2017 5:28 pm (IST)
We must ensure that women entrepreneurs have access to capital, networks, resources & equitable laws: Ivanka Trump.
Nov 28, 2017 5:26 pm (IST)
India is truly an inspiration to all of us all over us the world. Through innovative talent & entrepreneurial ability, you have made remarkable strides: Senior Advisor to the US President, Ivanka Trump.
Nov 28, 2017 5:25 pm (IST)
Ivanka Trump: In the last decade, women have made remarkable strides in starting new businesses... Today, more than 11 mn women in the United States own businesses. They employ nearly 9 mn workers, and generate over $1 trillion in revenue.
Nov 28, 2017 5:24 pm (IST)
Ivanka Trump congratulates India for its enterprise and entrepreneurship.
Nov 28, 2017 5:21 pm (IST)
Ivanka Trump: Only when women are empowered to thrive; will our families, our economies, and our societies reach their fullest potential.
Nov 28, 2017 5:20 pm (IST)
"Proud to say that women make up for 50% of the entrepreneurs present at the summit. I congratulate all the businesswomen present here," Ivanka Trump says while reiterating this year's GES theme of putting women entrepreneurs first.
Nov 28, 2017 5:18 pm (IST)
"In the city of pearls the biggest treasure is you (points at the audience)... You are rewriting the rules. The people of India inspire us all," Ivanka Trump says at the inaugural address.
Nov 28, 2017 5:14 pm (IST)
Ivanka Trump starts her address at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. "I want to congratulate the people of India on its 70th year of Independence and for being one of the fastest growing economies."
Nov 28, 2017 5:11 pm (IST)
Nov 28, 2017 5:06 pm (IST)
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao starts speaking at the inaugural ceremony of Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad. KCR welcomes Ivanka Trump, PM Narendra Modi and other dignitaries.
Nov 28, 2017 5:05 pm (IST)
Ivanka Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi attend the cultural events ahead of the inaugural ceremony of GES 2017. (Image: NitiAayog/Twitter)