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In India
April 17, 2015 3:45 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the Indian diaspora at the Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto on Wednesday. Highlights of the speech that he made in Hindi.  “In times of crisis we do not see the colour of anyone’s passport. We do everything possible for people; We want our youth to be job creator...
In Cinema
April 16, 2015 10:35 am gmt |
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Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan’s maternal grand daughter Navya Naveli Nanda is sitting as a guest among the other guests during the Padma Awards ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on April 8.  Navya is the daughter of Amitabh Bachchan’s daughter Shweta and her husband Nikhil Nanda. Wear...
In Canada
April 16, 2015 9:48 am gmt |
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Canada’s prime minister announced a breakthrough deal yesterday (Wednesday) to supply uranium to India, putting behind decades of discord over India’s use of Canadian technologies to build nuclear bombs. The supply agreement was signed in Ottawa during a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi —...
In India
April 16, 2015 7:22 am gmt |
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St Mary’s Church in Agra, Uttar Pradesh has been allegedly vandalized last night. The church and its premises have been broken and the police inspect the premises. Father Lazarus, a priest of the church, says he discovered the vandalism after he was roused from his sleep by his car alarm. He fo...
In India
April 16, 2015 7:08 am gmt |
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BJP has endorsed Sangh Parivar’s demand for a national law against religious conversions which regulates the conversion from one religion to another. But, the central government has not enacted such a law. The Supreme Court had made clear in 1977 ruling, that ‘anti-conversion law’ f...
In India
April 15, 2015 6:20 am gmt |
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Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday (April 13) that India has done a lot to eradicate untouchability but a lot more is to be done to treat everyone as equal. Singh was speaking at the inauguration of ‘Untouchability no more’, an event organised by social service organisation ...
In India
April 15, 2015 6:20 am gmt |
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Google is celebrating the 124th birth Anniversary of Dr B R Ambedkar by posting his animated picture on its homepage. Popular known as Babasaheb, Dr Ambedkar was an economist, jurist and a social activist. He was Independent India’s first law minister and was architect of the Constitution of In...
In India
April 15, 2015 5:17 am gmt |
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Now women across India are posting pictures of themselves wearing the traditional dress “Saree” on Facebook and Twitter. But the women rarely wear Saree because most of the time, they favour the practical clothing like jeans and dresses. They say that, every saree has a memory based on an...
In India
April 14, 2015 8:15 am gmt |
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Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s Shahpur Public School and Dani Limda Public School are unique for being its only English-medium schools. But, the uniform at Shahpur school where most of the students are Hindus is saffron-coloured, while the Dani Limda school where almost all the students are Muslim...
In India
April 14, 2015 6:15 am gmt |
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For us, development is not a mere political agenda; it is an article of faith,” he said. Pledging a stable and transparent tax regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday wooed global investors, saying development is “not a mere political agenda” but an “article of faith” and sought internat...
In India
April 13, 2015 9:50 am gmt |
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Three persons, including two women, were charred to death after the ambulance in which they were travelling hit a roadside tree and burst into flames near Erode today, police said. The van was transporting 61-year-old Kandasamy, who complained of chest pain, to the government hospital in Erode in the...
In India
April 13, 2015 5:30 am gmt |
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An Indian-origin girl (17 years 0ld), presently living in Virginia, has earned admission to 14 top US universities, including all eight Ivy League schools, which are considered the most prestigious universities worldwide. Pooja Chandrashekar decided to apply to all eight ivies hoping to get into just...
In India
April 13, 2015 3:38 am gmt |
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A shutdown was observed on Saturday across the Kashmir Valley in protest against plans to create separate zones for the resettlement of Kashmiri Pandits. While private vehicles were not affected, shops, businesses and educational institutions were closed for the day.Saturday’s shutdown was the ...
In India
April 12, 2015 3:48 am gmt |
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The office of Prime Minister Narendra Modi exercises such an extent of control over policy matters that it could be impeding implementation, suggested to Shashi Tharoor, Member of Parliament from Thiruvananthapuram, who is on a brief visit to the U.S. Speaking at a private event at the World Bank foc...
In India
April 12, 2015 3:48 am gmt |
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Jail officials in Rawalpindi said Mr Lakhvi was released on Friday morning.India’s Home Minister Rajnath Singh has called the release “unfortunate and disappointing”, Indian media reports say. Mr Lakhvi had been granted bail in December, but was kept in detention under public order ...