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March 18, 2017 India Today Conclave 2017 Highlights Day 2

March 18, 2017

India Today Conclave 2017 Highlights Day 2


Highlights 152: With this we come to an end to the two-day conclave in Mumbai. See you in 2018.#
Highlights 151: New India is not about Upkaar but about Avsar. It is about opportunity for all: PM.#
Highlights 150: The government recently approved the National Healthcare Policy. Over 70  per cent of medical devices come from abroad, we are trying to bring down that percentage through Make in India initiative, says PM Modi.#
Highlights 149: In the health sector, work is on at a quick place. A roadmap has been prepared to make healthcare accessible to the nation: PM#
Highlights 148: Addition of optical fibres is happening at a very quick pace and that too in rural areas: PM.#
Highlights 147: Speed of work in the railway and the road sector is progressing at a very quick pace: PM.#
Highlights 146: Our focus is next generation infrastructure. Significant resources have been devoted to the railway and road sector: PM.#
Highlights 145: By merging Railway Budget with General Budget we have ensured faster growth of not only the railways but also overall transport sector: PM.#
Highlights 144: And, the work on village electrification has been going on with immense transparency: PM.#
Highlights 143: We have begun work on electrifying villages that did not receive electricity for so many years after Independence: PM.#
Highlights 142: People of country have united over  the issue of black money and corruption following demonetisation: PM.#
Highlights 141: Bigger than the strength of the Government is the Jan Shakti: PM.#
Highlights 140: We brought changes to ensure shopkeepers can keep shops open longer and this gives better economic opportunities to them: PM.#
Highlights 139: Why do small shops have to shut early. Why can’t the small shopkeeper keep his or her shop open for longer hours: PM.#
Highlights 138: Technology has changed so much. We have to keep pace with the aspirations of the youth: PM.#
Highlights 137: The manner in which the GST was achieved is as important as the GST itself. States have taken ownership of this: PM.#
Highlights 136: Make in India has emerged as the biggest initiative of India. This government stresses on competitive federalism: PM.#
Highlights 135: India’s economy is being transformed and manufacturing sector is getting a strong impetus: PM.#
Highlights 134: We have focused on time bound implementation & integrated thinking. Our processes are citizen friendly: PM#
Highlights 133: Like the freedom movement, we need a movement for development, where collective aspirations propel growth of the nation: PM#
Highlights 132: We considered the corrective measures that we took for bad policies of the past as reforms: PM Modi.#
Highlights 131: Aspirations of youth have changed. My government is working on a theme of Ek Bharat, Shreshtha Bharat: PM Modi.#
Highlights 130: You called me disruptor-in-chief, I am correcting past mistakes: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.#
Highlights 129: I congratulate you for holding India Today Conclave outside New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.#
Highlights 128: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Live Special Address: The Politics of Disruption | Setting India’s New Agenda#
Highlights 127: Group editorial director, broadcast & new media, India Today Group. Kalli Purie delivers the vote of thanks.#
Highlights 126: Dreams need to be unlimited, there’s no point them being limited. They have to go wrong: Shah Rukh Khan.#
Highlights 125: One should learn to ignore a lot being said about you: Shah Rukh Khan.#
Highlights 124: The good point about social media is that you can put your point across, the bad point is a lot of other people can also put their views: Shah Rukh Khan.#
Highlights 123: To be a father at 50 makes me feel young: Shah Rukh Khan.#
Highlights 122: We always tend to convince ourselves that whatever we are doing is right: Shah Rukh Khan.#
Highlights 121: There’s nothing unreal about Hindi movies: Shah Rukh Khan.#
Highlights 120: You have to remain connected to inner and outer world. When it comes to success and fame people would advise you  all sort of things, it’s all hogwash, says Shah Rukh Khan.#
Highlights 119: Actor Shah Rukh Khan takes the stage to speak on Unforgettables: The Dream Makers | Lessons from the Spotlight.#
Highlights 118: Media often portrays that JNU is a sex den or den of rapes but that is not the case there: Shehla Rashid.#
Highlights 117: It is very important for the women to be in student politics ignoring all kind of conditions: Jahnavi Ojha#
Highlights 116: Feminism is all about breaking binaries: Sabika Abbas Naqvi#
Highlights 115: Our safety is in our freedom: Shehla Rashid.#
Highlights 114: Why is death/birth anniversary of Yakub Memon, Afzal Guru is celebrated, why can’t we celebrate people like APJ Abdul Kalam: Jahnawi Ojha.#
Highlights 113: If Afzal Guru is a shaheed, then what about those who died saving our temple of democracy, our Parliament: Jahnavi Ojha of ABVP.#
Highlights 112: Sabika Abbas Naqvi, Gender Rights Activist kicks off the session with her powerful poem ‘Kajal.’#
Highlights 111: Shehla Rashid, Former Vice-President, JNU Students’ Union & Member, All India Students Association, Sabika Abbas Naqvi, Gender Rights Activist, Jahnavi Ojha, ABVP, Varada Marathe, ABVP talk on The Big Issue: Girls Uninterrupted | Left, Right, Or My Right?#
Highlights 110: I am a multinational soul on a multinational globe. I fold up myself and carry it around as if it were overnight bag: Pico Iyer.#
Highlights 109: Our devices more addictive than the most addictive drug. More time saving devices: Pico Iyer.#
Highlights 108: The real world has more potential to shock people today as they are spending humongous amount of time in front of a screen: Pico Iyer.#
Highlights 107: Technology has made our lives brighter, healthier. We should understand that problems never exist in our devices, problems exist in us, says Pico Iyer.#
Highlights 106: Humans were never designed to live at a pace of machines: Pico Iyer.#
Highlights 105: Author Pico Iyer to speak on Heart to Heart: The Great Disconnect | Silence in a World of Noise.#
Highlights 104: If freedom of speech is curbed, we are going to go back in time: Nandita Das.#
Highlights 103: Beauty of Saadat Hasan Manto is that even after so many years, he is still relevant: Nandita Das.#
Highlights 102: Actor Nandita Das, Filmaker Sudhir Mishra, Film Director Ram Madhvani speak on BigShorts for Small Screen Film Launch of IndiaTomorrow.#
Highlights 101: Fear of losing keeps me going. Nothing lasts for forever: Alia Bhatt.#
Highlights 100: True knowledge can be acquired by being on the threshold of ignorance, says Alia Bhatt.#
Highlights 99: My father taught me there is always someone better than me somewhere. So, never say that I have arrived: Alia Bhatt.#
Highlights 98: Actor Alia Bhatt to speak on The Paternity Podcast: Unlessons from My Father Myth and Reality.#
Highlights 97: The issue of refugees can be addressed but there is a need of solidarity and responsibility sharing. We in India have always welcomed refugees. India was born amidst a huge refugees crisis. During partition, the country struggled to address the problem but we managed to survive, says Venu Rajamony.#
Highlights 96: Now it is the time for global solidarity. The world needs to be more protective, more solidarity is needed: Elhadj As Sy.#
Highlights 95: We should work towards ending the conflicts so that no one forced leave their home. Let’s protect humanity, says Elhadj.#
Highlights 94: The present situation is comparable to the one during the second World War, says Elhadj As Sy, Secretary General, International Federation Of Red Cross.#
Highlights 93: No body likes to leave his/her home. People are being forced to leave their country due to terrorism. Cross-border terrorism is the biggest reason behind the refugee crisis: Riad Abbas, Syria’s Ambassador To India.#
Highlights 92: We are living in restless times. The world is in state of flux. We should look for solutions through dialogues. We need to build up mutual trust.: Liz Mohn.#
Highlights 91: 65 million worldwide are fleeing military conflict. Many of them come to Europe because they seek safety. We want to help, but we can’t help all: Liz Mohn.#
Highlights 90: Liz Mohn, Vice-Chairwoman, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Germany, Elhadj As Sy Secretary General, International Federation Of Red Cross, Venu Rajamony Press Secretary To The President & Additional Secretary, Ministry Of External and Riad Abbas, Syria’s Ambassador To India discuss Refugee Crisis | Open Borders or Closed Minds?#
Highlights 89: I am ready to be a judge even today at no cost, says Justice B.N. Srikrishna, former Supreme Court judge.#
Highlights 88: Some people are appointed because they know the law, others are appointed because they know the judges: Harish Salve.#
Highlights 87: A  frosty relationship between the judiciary and executive is actually not a bad thing, says Arghya Sengupta.#
Highlights 86: I don’t trust the politicians to appoint judges, I don’t trust the collegium system either: Kapil Sibal.#
Highlights 85: On any given Monday or Friday there are 60 cases lined up, some of them running into thousands of pages, how can you expect a judge to come prepared: Kapil Sibal.#
Highlights 84: Adjournments in the courts also responsible for pending cases in the courts: Arghya Sengupta.#
Highlights 83: Millions of people still have no access to courts in the country. People don’t know how to go to court: Kapil Sibal.#
Highlights 82: We need more judges: Harish Salve on pending cases in different level of courts.#
Highlights 81: Break for Lunch. On the other side – Harish Salve, Lawyer, Kapil Sibal, Lawyer, Former Union Minister Of Law And Justice, Arghya Sengupta Research Director, Vidhi Centre For Legal Policy, Justice B N Srikrishna Former Judge, Supreme Court Of India will speak on Executive Vs Judiciary | The Final Verdict.#
Highlights 80: If you focus on the obstacle you’ll never succeed, if you focus on the goal you’ll achieve the target: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 79: The challenge for us is execution. We are blessed to have a leader who not only understands the people but the world and technology: Mukesh Ambani on Prime Minister Narendra Modi#
Highlights 78: India today is exciting, India tomorrow will be fulfilling and game changing: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 77: Like Make in India, Digital India, we need Keep in India to retain country’s talented workforce: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 76: A second green revolution is possible through the digital platform: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 75: India can overcome the challenges facing the education sector through digitisation. Through Jio we are connecting some 58,000 colleges and schools. Once this is done, we’ll have most digital enabled education system in the world: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 74: In the last 170 days India has become the biggest data consumer in the world beating the US: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 73: In next 20 years, we will us exponential tech to collectively achieve more than what we achieved in 300 years: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 72: I believe the fourth industrial revolution is the first human centric industrial revolution. However, we need to create more jobs annually. The job creating potential of the organised sector is  limited:  Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 71: I have no doubt that India will propel itself to global level of performance: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 70: India is a huge and open market. India is fortunate to have a leadership which believes in connecting with the world: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 69: Jio network  can be upgraded to 5G and beyond. By the end of 2017, Jio’s network will cover 99 per cent population of the country: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 68: India is a very young nation and our youth adapt to technology very easily and I have seen this with my experience in the Jio business: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 67: The world is on the verge of fourth industrial revolution: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 66: India today is great but India tomorrow will be fantastic. India is the fifth largest economy and the fastest growing economy. The day is not far when we will the third largest economy in the world: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 65: India Today is great but India tomorrow will be fantastic: Mukesh Ambani.#
Highlights 64: Mukesh Ambani, Chairman & Managing Director, Reliance Industries speaks on Why Technology Will Change India | The 21st Century Optimist.#
Highlights 63: President Trump has always talked about getting rid of cross-border terrorism.  President Trump won’t tolerate Pakistan’s doublespeak: Shalabh Kumar.#
Highlights 62: The issue is being over exaggerated. There is racial motivation all over US, world. But President Trump took a very major step. You have to let investigating agencies to their job. You can’t base your statement on hearsay, says Shalabh Kumar on recent hate crimes against Indians in US.#
Highlights 61: It was Obama administration who had put a visa ban on Narendra Modi. It was lifted only when he became the prime minister: Shalabh Kumar.#
Highlights 60: Donald Trump loves Hindus, India: Shalabh Kumar.#
Highlights 59: US would want India to be a second alternate to China by promoting Make in India: Shalabh Kumar.#
Highlights 58: Am sure 21st Century will be India-US era: Shalabh Kumar.#
Highlights 57: Here in India, we have a reformer, Narendra Modi and in In US we have Donald trump. Both want to cut the red tape and perform: Shalabh Kumar.#
Highlights 56: I stand here as a proud Hindu and Indian-origin American: Shalabh Kumar.#
Highlights 55: My roots are in India but was fortunate to travel to US: Shalabh Kumar.#
Highlights 54: Shalabh Kumar, Founder, Republican Hindu Coalition to speak on Keynote Address: Make India-America Great Again | Why Trump Will Be Good for the World.#
Highlights 53: As long as the military establishment calls the shots in Pakistan, there will be trouble: Parthasarathy.#
Highlights 52: Let’s call a spade a spade. We all know who runs Pakistan. It is not the government, but the military: Parthasarathy.#
Highlights 51: We want to be reassured that nothing happens in the future and so, the borders should be sealed: Parthasarathy.#
Highlights 50: There are no terror training camps in Pakistan. Terrorism is one issue which is a common challenge for both the countries. We also need to discuss Siachen, Jammu and Kashmir. We need to pug the trust deficit which exists at the moment. Dealing with terrorism requires cooperation between both the neighbouring nations, says Abdul Basit.#
Highlights 49: We need to look ahead. Dialogue should be there but only terrorism-centric: Parthasarathy.#
Highlights 48: Hope things would move forward as far as 26/11 trial is concerned. For that to happen there has to be a conducive environment. We need to sit across the table and discuss things, we can’t expect action in vacuum, says Abdul Basit.#
Highlights 47: Nothing justifies terrorism. Osama, world’s most wanted terrorist, was found living close to a military cantonment in a palatial house in Pakistan and they deny backing terror groups: Parthasarathy.#
Highlights 46: Why is it taking time to bring perpetrators of Samjhauta blasts to books: Abdul Basit.#
Highlights 45: If 1993 Mumbai blast mastermind Dawood Ibrahim can’t be executed, how can we expect justice for 26/11 so soon: Parthasarathy.#
Highlights 44: Governments in India and Pakistan are in touch on 26/11 trial. It is a complex trial, please don’t jump the gun: Abdul Basit.#
Highlights 43: Abdul Basit, High Commissioner Of Pakistan To India and Gopalaswami Parthasarathy, former High Commissioner talk Conversation: India Pakistan | Love Story or Hate Tale?#
Highlights 42: No plans to disinvest Air India. Every country needs a national carrier. None of the private airlines would agree to operate Haj flights, says Piyush Goyal.#
Highlights 41: Can do a good job in reviving Congress, quips Piyush Goyal.#
Highlights 40: The greatest misfortune for India has been Congress’ divisive politics. They have divided India on caste, religion lines. We don’t divide society religious lines, says Piyush Goyal.#
Highlights 39: The person who performs and can win will get a ticket in BJP: Piyush Goyal.#
Highlights 38: The people of India have voted for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They believe that here is a leader who is working tirelessly for the country, says Piyush Goyal.#
Highlights 37: Under PM Modi, collective decision making system is disappearing. The BJP excluded Muslims from political process in UP. They didn’t field a single Muslim candidate in Uttar Pradesh: Chavan.#
Highlights 36: We’ve envisioned a new India and our government is working hard towards it, says Piyush Goyal.#
Highlights 35: The sad part of Congress is that it thinks only in a linear way, while the BJP has a holistic approach towards any issue, says Piyush Goyal.#
Highlights 34: Hope Rahul Gandhi leadership continues in Congress for some more time, says Piyush Goyal.#
Highlights 33: BJP promised many things to people of Uttar Pradesh during election campaign. Let’s wait and see whether they deliver on the promises: Chavan.#
Highlights 32: Yes, the party paid a huge price  for indecision in Goa. The responsibility is collective. Party certainly needs restructuring. I don’t agree with Sheila Dikshit calling Rahul Gandhi immature, says Chavan.#
Highlights 31: Gandhi parivar has provided the glue all these years which has kept Congress together: Chavan.#
Highlights 30: Congress is in a grave situation. We have been in trouble in the past. The crisis is real, but lets not forget the BJP got just 31 per cent vote, nearly 70 per cent don’t want the BJP: Prithviraj Chavan.#
Highlights 29: People of India have decided what the future of India would look like by voting for the BJP, says Piyush Goyal.#
Highlights 28: In the upcoming session, Piyush Goyal, Union Minister Of State (Independent Charge) For Power, Coal, New And Renewable Energy And Mines and Prithviraj Chavan, Former Maharashtra Chief Minister talk on Conversation: The Future of Politics | Individual Interests Vs National Agenda.#
Highlights 27: Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt are the most talented in the industry: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 26: The vacuum within forced me to took up parenting: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 25: A happy marriage jolts me, infidelity does exist: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 24: Love is a beautiful thing. I love people who love love. Self pity is the most wonderful thing to be in, but one has to get out of that zone after some time: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 23: In today’s time love can’t heal everything, rather hatred can: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 22: My father’s letter for me was my bible for me for the next few years: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 21: Being honest, being a public figure, is very important: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 20: I am not apologetic about my orientation, reality and certainly not about my cinema: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 19: I am who I am and am very proud of it: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 18: Most of us walk the path of grey and not white or black: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 17: My honesty on several topics is one of the reasons I want to connect with people. Sometimes your imperfections can channelise your thoughts. It is okay to be imperfect. Everything in life in not like a hallmark card, says Karan Johar.#
Highlights 16: My sexuality has been constantly talked-about: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 15: I love hearing abuse, I am completely a sadist: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 14: Aspiration is fantastic, delusion is not: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 13: Sensitivity runs very high in my industry: Karan Johar.#
Highlights 12: I love being trolled with all my heart. Being relevant is strategic. After a film like My Name is Khan, I made Student of the Year for younger kids, I wanted them to know what I was, what is am doing, says Karan Johar.#
Highlights 11: Being relevant is sometimes strategic: Filmmaker Karan Johar.#
Highlights 10: Filmmaker Karan Johar takes the centrestage to speak on Heart to Heart Koffee with Karan on the Couch Love Beyond Boundaries.#
Highlights 9: Dhruvi creates India Today Conclave logo with the virtual brush.#
Highlights 8: Creating virtual paintings are much more interesting than video games: Dhruvi.#
Highlights 7: All this while, artist Dhruvi Acharya created a painting with virtual brush to explain what Laurent Gaveau was talking.#
Highlights 6: All machine learning can be a tool for artists, creators, says Laurent Gaveau.#
Highlights 5: Laurent Gaveau explains the importance and usage of ‘virtual brush.’#
Highlights 4: It has been wonderful to work in India and bring out stories from the country and present it to the world, says  Laurent Gaveau.#
Highlights 3: The second day of the India Today Conclave 2017 began with insights into the “Time Machine: The Next Masterpiece | The Virtual Brush” in which the Head of Google Arts and Culture Lab, Paris, Laurent Gaveau, will hold forth with artist Dhruvi Acharya.#
Highlights 2: Bollywood film director and producer Karan Johar will also be part of the India Today Conclave 2017 during the session “Heart to Heart: Koffee with Karan  On the couch love beyond boundaries”.#
Highlights 1: Hello and welcome to Day 2 of India Today Conclave 2017. After a power-packed Day 1, the conclave will see another eclectic lineup of discussions with thought leaders, artists, celebrities and youth icons today.#



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