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India: Can Modi Close the Economic Gap with China?

May 15th, 2015

Episode 243 of 836 episodes

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on an official visit to China. Is Mr Modi the man to get the Indian economy to overtake its neighbour? Lance Price, a British author and former adviser to British Prime Minister Tony Blair was given unusual access to Mr Modi during his election campaign last year. He tells us what he is like as a leader. Also, as the British physicist and cosmologist professor Stephen Hawking warns that computers will overtake humans at some point this century, the BBC's Zoe Kleinman spends the night in a house staffed entirely by robots. Plus, our regular commentator James Srodes in Washington considers which jobs are threatened by developments in artificial intelligence. (Photo: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks at life-size statues of ancient chinese warriors. Credit: AP)

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