Modi in America 2.0

Two main challenges facing the world right now are terrorism and global warming, said Modi at SAP Center in San Jose. Photo: Reuters   | Photo Credit: STEPHEN LAM

From addressing the U.N. Sustainable Development Summit to a Townhall Q&A at the Facebook headquarters with Mark Zuckerberg, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the U.S. this year includes many top-billed events.

Here are the highlights of the visit:

Modi in USA - 2.0

>As it happened: Modi @ SAP Center, San Jose

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the Indian community at the SAP Center in Silicon Valley.

>As it happened: Modi @ Facebook headquarters in conversation with Mark Zuckerberg

Prime Minister Narendra Modi answered questions from the audience at a Townhall at the Facebook headquarters at Menlo Park, California.

>Google to provide Wi-Fi hotspots at 500 railway stations

Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday announced a proposal for introduction of broadband connectivity, through Wi-Fi hotspots, at 100 railway stations.

>Digital India dinner yields tech policy wins

Qualcomm Incorporated announced establishment of $150 million India-specific Venture Fund formed to foster promising Indian start-ups.

>Modi magic: New York 2014 vs San Jose 2015

Was Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public reception at SAP Center in San Jose very different from the celebrated Madison Square Gardens one?

>Modi's major foreign visits: what they yielded

From wooing investors in Germany & UAE to inking trade pacts in Australia & Japan, Modi has been racking up his frequent flyer miles quite a bit.

>Modi boots up ‘Digital India’ with high-profile Silicon Valley show

He pitched to take India to the next stage of development through policy campaigns like Digital India and Make in India.

>Idea of start-ups close to my heart: Modi

Modi launched Bharat Fund at India-U.S. StartUp Konnect programme. It is aimed at providing seed funding to Indian entrepreneurs.

>Modi’s reforms enthuse top global CEOs

42 CEOs of Fortune 500 companies were “upbeat” expressed happiness at the changes being spearheaded by Modi's government.

>Our march in step with U.N. vision: Modi

Modi presented his govt.’s domestic development agenda as in alignment with Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.

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