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June 3, 2017 12:07 pm gmt |
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Inviting global businesses to invest in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, while addressing a plenary session of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), told corporate captains that India was awaiting their entry in sectors from agriculture, railways, infrastructure to def...
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June 3, 2017 9:57 am gmt |
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President Pranab Mukherjee and his deputy M Hamid Ansari extended their birthday greetings to DMK President M Karunanidhi, who turns 94 today (June 3) . The President in his message said “May God bless you with a happy and healthy life”.  The Vice President wished him ‘many more years of service to t...
In India
June 2, 2017 9:37 am gmt |
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Ramchandra Guha on Thursday resigned from the Committee of Administrators (CoA) appointed by the Supreme Court to implement recommendations of Lodha Committee in the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), citing personal reasons. Guha has sought the apex court’s permission to relieve him...
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June 2, 2017 9:32 am gmt |
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Indian Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday (June 01) said New Delhi was committed to the Paris climate accord and would continue working to fight climate change even though U.S. pulled out of the landmark 2015 global pact. Vardhan told reporters in northeastern Agartala city that India wou...
In India
June 1, 2017 12:37 pm gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Russia, paid floral tributes to World War II victims at the Piskaryovskoye Cemetery in St. Petersburg Thursday (June 01). Modi is scheduled to take part in the International Economic Forum, Russia’s annual event to attract invest...
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June 1, 2017 6:54 am gmt |
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India and Spain must work together in combating terrorism as both are victims of it, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday (May 31). Modi, who is on a second-leg of his four-nation tour, met Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in Madrid on Wednesday and highlighted the need for joint cooper...
In India
May 31, 2017 12:04 pm gmt |
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College students in India’s eastern city of Kolkata took out a rally on Wednesday (May 31) to mark World No Tobacco Day and discourage the people from consuming it. Holding placards and banners, participants walked for about 2 km during the rush hours and highlighted the ill effects of tobacco ...
In India
May 31, 2017 7:17 am gmt |
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A fire broke out in Chennai Silks textile showroom at T Nagar here on Wednesday morning (May 31). No casualty was reported. Twelve men who were working in the canteen on the seventh floor were rescued using a skylift. A security guard, who saw smoke emanating from the ground floor, alerted fire perso...
In Europe
May 30, 2017 10:47 am gmt |
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the chancellery in Berlin on Tuesday (May 30) for the fourth round of a German-Indian government consultation. The two leaders and government delegations were set to discuss enhancing strategic and business ties on the se...
In India
May 30, 2017 5:56 am gmt |
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Veteran BJP leaders L K Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi left for Lucknow early Tuesday morning to appear before a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in connection with the Babri Masjid demolition case. Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti was also summoned to appear before the co...
In India
May 29, 2017 7:10 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (May 28) said India’s cultural diversity is her strength. Addressing the 32nd edition of his radio programme Mann Ki Baat, Modi said that people had chosen him to be the “Pradhan Sevak (servant-in-chief of the people)” and he firmly believed that governmen...
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May 29, 2017 7:09 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins a four-nation tour today (May 29) to boost bilateral relations and seek investment. Over the next six days, he will visit Germany, Spain, Russia and France. “My visits to these nations are aimed at boosting India’s economic engagement with them & to...
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May 28, 2017 5:16 am gmt |
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palanisamy on Friday congratulated the NDA government at the Centre for completing three years in office and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying India has made great strides under his leadership. “Congratulations on the successful completion of three years i...
In India
May 28, 2017 5:16 am gmt |
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A group of Delhi University students have stated that they have seen “ISIS slogans” on a wall in a Delhi University institute. A Delhi University Students’ Union (DUSU) member also filed a complaint with the police though no FIR was registered yet. Ankit Sangwan, DUSU secretary and a member of the Ak...
In India
May 27, 2017 9:59 am gmt |
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Cracks surfaced in the Opposition’s attempt at unity as Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar on Friday skipped the lunch hosted by Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, but is expected to fly in to Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (27th of May). Citing prior engagements ...