Modi meets with Media legends in US


New York: India presenting itself as a technology-driven society, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday pledged protection to Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) as he met top executives of major media and communication companies in New York.

“This is a technology driven era. We are a technology driven society,” he said at a round table meeting with the top executives of companies like Comcast, Time Warner, Discovery, Sony, ESPN, News Corp, 21st Century Fox, Disney Industries, ABC television group.

The focus of the Prime Minister’s meeting with over dozen media legends was to understand about the trends in media and communication technologies and the opportunities for India.”We are committed to protecting IPR which is essential to fostering creativity,” Modi also said to the media.