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View: Most Pakistanis are actually Indians
Pakistan, like India, is full of Sardars and Rajas and Choudhurys, all Indian Sanskritic honorifics embraced by Muslim conquerors and converts.

PM Modi, Emmanuel Macron to discuss climate change issues over walk at G-7
Macron is heavily depending on Modi to fulfil Paris climate accord and Modi has extended his full support.

India to achieve most of COP 21 climate change goals in next 1.5 years: Modi
In his address to the Indian community at the UNESCO headquarters here, Modi said there was a lot of talk about dangers of climate change but action was not evident.

INX Media case: Chidambaram files fresh plea in SC challenging arrest warrant, remand order
The senior Congress leader was arrested by the CBI on August 21, pursuant to an arrest warrant issued against him by the trial court on the same day in the case.

CBI sends LRs to five countries to unearth money trail in INX media case
CBI has arrested former FM Chidambaram in connection with alleged corruption in granting clearance to foreign investment in INX media.

Bank loan fraud: ED raids Deccan Chronicle Holding Ltd; seizes Rs 5 lakh in demonetised currency
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had registered a criminal case for alleged cheating and criminal conspiracy in the bank loan fraud case in 2013.

Ayodhya: Supreme Court asks lawyer to be 'crisp', 'pin-pointed', 'precise' in arguments on 11th day of hearing
The Supreme Court bench had on Thursday asked Jain to explain as to how the Akhara could claim title over the disputed land in the capacity of a "shebait" of the deity.

Retired employees are country's asset, their experience need to be utilised: Jitendra Singh
They can contribute through their vision, capability and experience, said Singh, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.

Govt's eco-booster: Home, auto, other retail loans to become cheaper
The govt announced a slew of measures to ensure that loans for home, vehicles and consumption goods become cheaper and widely available through banking and non-banking finance companies. The banks will launch repo rate and external benchmark-linked loan products that will lead to reduced easy monthly installments for housing, vehicle and other retail loans.

No place for loot, terror & nepotism: PM
Addressing the Indian community at the Unesco headquarters in Paris, Modi said the government had acted quickly on several issues and taken “major decisions”, such as bringing a legislation to ban and make the practice of triple talaq punishable, after winning a second term in office. “In ‘new India’, corruption, nepotism, dynasty, loot of people’s money and terrorism have been reined in like never before,” he said.

Rahul to go to Srinagar with oppn leaders today
The visit is seen as a political point as the delegation may be turned back from the airport. Rahul had earlier responded to Malik’s remarks that he should come and see things for himself. Later Malik “withdrew” the invitation, saying the Congress leader was imposing conditions that were unacceptable.

J&K to figure in PM Modi’s Biarritz talks
Jammu and Kashmir is set to figure in India’s key discussions with world leaders on the sidelines of the G7 meeting in Biarritz this weekend, but the Modi-Macron talks, with an emphasis on bilateral resolutions, could be in a direction that India is comfortable with.?

Curfew-like curbs back in Valley’s trouble-free zone
Curfew-like restrictions were reimposed on Friday in parts of the Valley where the lockdown had been eased last week, the return of barricades and concertina wires to places like Srinagar’s nerve centre Lal Chowk reflecting J&K’s new normal of living each day not knowing what will change.

World C'ships: Sindhu, Praneeth storm into semis
Thirty six years after Prakash Padukone clinched bronze in 1983, Sai Praneeth created history by becoming the first men's singles shuttler from India to win a World Championships medal. Praneeth drubbed Jonathan Christie of Indonesia 24-22, 21-14, a little while after PV Sindhu assured herself of a fifth medal at the Worlds.

With APG blacklisting it for terror financing, going gets tough for Pak at FATF
Pakistan was found to be non-compliant on 32 parameters out of 40. On 11 effectiveness parameters, Pakistan was found to be “low” on 10. Pakistan had sent a high level team under the governor of its central bank, to make its case at the Canberra plenary, but given that its actions on the ground did not match its promises it failed to convince the group.

Kashmir: Is Pakistan heading for another defeat at ICJ against India? - India Today
Kashmir: Is Pakistan heading for another defeat at ICJ against India?  India Today

In July, the ICJ held Pakistan guilty of violating international agreement in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case. Now, its PM Imran Khan wants to move ICJ over Kashmir.

'No point talking': PM Khan rules out Kashmir talks with India - Al Jazeera English
'No point talking': PM Khan rules out Kashmir talks with India  Al Jazeera English

PM Khan intensified criticism of India which stripped the disputed Kashmir region of its autonomy earlier this month.

India eases lockdown in Indian-administered Kashmir | India News -
India eases lockdown in Indian-administered Kashmir | India News

Some respite for the people of Srinagar who have faced severe restrictions for weeks since the stripping of the region's autonomy.

India accused of indiscriminately shelling in Pakistan's Kashmir -
India accused of indiscriminately shelling in Pakistan's Kashmir

Pakistan and India trade blame for ceasefire violations, but civilians are suffering most.

Kashmir: suspected militant killed in Indian security operation - The Guardian
Kashmir: suspected militant killed in Indian security operation  The Guardian

A suspected militant and a police officer have been killed in a gun battle in Indian-administered Kashmir in what is believed to be the first clash with insurgents ...

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar after march call to UN office - Times of India
Restrictions imposed in Srinagar after march call to UN office  Times of India

SRINAGAR: Restrictions were imposed in Srinagar city on Friday after posters issued by the separatists called on people to march to the local United Nations ...

Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in parts of Kashmir - Al Jazeera English
Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in parts of Kashmir  Al Jazeera English

Officials say they are restoring landline telephone links in some areas of Indian-administered Kashmir.

Pakistan will use Kartarpur for Khalistan terror: Former army chief - India Today
Pakistan will use Kartarpur for Khalistan terror: Former army chief  India Today

Attacking PM Modi, former army chief of Pakistan Mirza Aslam Beg said that the terror 'jihad' was the "only way to teach India a lesson". He also said that the ...

Opposition leaders to visit Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, Rahul Gandhi likely to join
The sources said top Congress leaders who will visit Srinagar are Ghulam Nabi Azad and Anand Sharma.
NCP says Sitharaman's sops for the economy came too late
In a major relief to MSME sector, the government announced that pending GST refunds will be paid within 30 days.
INX Media case: Chidambaram files fresh plea in SC challenging arrest warrant, remand order
He was remanded to the agency #39;s custody on Thursday by the trial court, which said his custodial interrogation was justified in the INX Media case.
Modi government confessed economy under stress, PM's silence deafening: Congress
Congress spokesperson Manish Tewari also demanded the government lists out the steps it intends to take to revive the economy.
Ayodhya hearing: Supreme Court tells Nirmohi Akhara claim of devotee can not be adverse to deity
On Thursday, the Akhara claimed it was the sole #39;shebait #39; of Ram Lalla at the disputed site, prompting the court to say if it was so the Akhara cannot have the title over disputed land.
Ajay Kumar Bhalla takes charge as Union Home Secretary 
The 1984-batch Assam-Meghalaya cadre IAS officer succeeds Rajiv Gauba, who has been appointed as the Cabinet Secretary.
Security forces' human rights far more important than that of terrorists: Jitendra Singh
Singh said the nation and the society as a whole are gradually getting conditioned to look at things in the eye instead of getting confused by duplicities.
Indian Army General Anil Puri completes 1,200-km France cycle race
Lt Gen Puri was among six army personnel from India who had secured berths at the event for having completed at least one 1,000-km non-stop cycling event during their respective careers.
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Nalasopara: Man Stabbed to Death by Wife For Refusing to Have Third Child

Nalasopara: Man Stabbed to Death by Wife For Refusing to Have Third ChildIn a shocking incident that took place in Maharashtra, a man was stabbed to death by his wife for refusing to have a third child. The couple had two daughters and the wife wanted a son.

Dad 'empty' after failing to save daughter, 9, from fatal dog mauling

Dad 'empty' after failing to save daughter, 9, from fatal dog maulingThe heartbroken father said he 'tried [his] best' to save his 9-year-old daughter from the vicious mauling, but 'she was gone when [he] reached her'.

Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch Get Engaged, WWE Raw Women's Champion Confirms News on Instagram With a Romantic Photo of The Couple!

Seth Rollins and Becky Lynch Get Engaged, WWE Raw Women's Champion Confirms News on Instagram With a Romantic Photo of The Couple!WWE Universal Champion Seth Rollins got engaged to Raw Women's Champion Becky Lynch, as the Irish wrestler made the announcement on social media. The BeastSlayer has been dating Becky for quite a long time and WWE fans will be glad to know that they are now each other fiance. WWE Universe has been congratulating the couple who is dominating WWE these days and very popular amongst fans.

Five IAF officers found guilty by court of inquiry for shooting down Mi-17VF chopper on 27 February in Srinagar; 6 died in incident

Five IAF officers found guilty by court of inquiry for shooting down Mi-17VF chopper on 27 February in Srinagar; 6 died in incidentFive Indian Air Force officers have been found guilty by a court of inquiry for the shooting down of a Mi-17VF chopper over Srinagar on 27 February in which six personnel were killed.

Kashmir: Is Pakistan heading for another defeat at ICJ against India?

Kashmir: Is Pakistan heading for another defeat at ICJ against India?In July, the ICJ held Pakistan guilty of violating international agreement in Kulbhushan Jadhav's case. Now, its PM Imran Khan wants to move ICJ over Kashmir. But do rules permit him to do so?

As Donald Trump is 'Seriously Looking' to Revoke Birthright Citizenship in US, Here are the Facts About Indian Citizenship

As Donald Trump is 'Seriously Looking' to Revoke Birthright Citizenship in US, Here are the Facts About Indian CitizenshipAny person born in India on or after 26 January 1950, but prior to the commencement of the 1986 Act on 1 July 1987, is a citizen of India by birth.

Dinosaur park among 30 projects getting ready for PM Modi’s visit

Dinosaur park among 30 projects getting ready for PM Modi’s visitLast year on October 31, PM Modi inaugurated the Statue of Unity.

Cleared for Take-off: Saudi Women Start Exercising Their Newest Right

Cleared for Take-off: Saudi Women Start Exercising Their Newest RightThe latest changes in the kingdom mean women over 21 can now get a passport and go abroad and without permission. They also allow women to register child birth, marriage or divorce, be issued official family documents and be a guardian to children who are minors.

Shahid Afridi supports Imran Khan on Kashmir, tweets undignified remark against PM Modi
Most nations have clearly stated that Kashmir is an internal matter for India.
Global terror financing watchdog FATF to take call on blacklisting Pakistan at its plenary meet
FATF will hold its next plenary meet from October 16 to 18, 2019.
PM Narendra Modi in UAE, to be conferred highest civilian award on Saturday
In Abu Dhabi, PM Modi is scheduled to interact with the Non-resident Indians (NRI) at 12.15 pm after which he will launch the RuPay Card. He will be initiating work for early adoption of the RuPay card that will help Indian touris
Rahul Gandhi, 11 other opposition leaders to visit Srinagar on Saturday
Opposition leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Sitaram Yechuri, D Raja, Manoj Jha, and Dinesh Trivedi will be part of the delegation. The leaders will board a Vistara flight from the national capital at 11.50 am.
‘Blue glow’ in Chennai beaches: A microscopic look at what caused it
Scientists at the city’s NCCR identified that the phenomenon was caused by the millions of a micro-plankton that is known as ‘sea sparkle’ or ‘noctiluca scintillans’ that exhibit bioluminescence when agitated.
Pakistan drags feet on India-requested technical meet on Kartarpur
The development comes despite Islamabad's public statements that it is committed to the initiative in the backdrop of it cutting diplomatic and trade ties with India due to New Delhi removing a special status for the erstwhile sta
Acharya Balkrishna, yoga guru Ramdev`s close aide, admitted to AIIMS Rishikesh
Acharya Balkrishna, yoga guru Ramdev's close aide and Patanjali Ayurved Ltd managing director, was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Uttarakhand's Rishikesh on Friday after he complained of uneasin
Kathmandu-bound Etihad Airways flight diverted to Lucknow for bad weather
An Etihad Airways flight travelling from Abu Dhabi, UAE, to Kathmandu, Nepal, was diverted to Lucknow due to bad weather.
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Balkrishna's health getting better: Ramdev
Yoga guru Ramdev on Friday said that his close aide Acharya Balkrishna's health is getting better with people's well wishes and God's grace.

'I am very insecure and that's a good thing that keeps me driving': Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu is currently shooting for Sarileru Neekevvaru in which he's portraying the role of an army officer

Modi says UAE can be India's 'valuable partner' to achieve US$5 tn economy
India finds a partner in the UAE to achieve its ambitious dream of achieving a USD five trillion economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the Emirates News Agency, WAM, in an exclusive interview.

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah: Meet Palak Sidhwani, who'll play Madhavi and Bhide's daughter on the show
One of the most integral and loved characters in TMKOC, Sonu has been away for pursuing further studies and is returning to Gokuldham Society to surprise her parents...

ED raids 12 locations of former Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday carried out searches at locations of Jet Airways founder Naresh Goyal in connection with a Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) case.

PM Modi Arrives in UAE on Second Leg of His 3-Nation Tour; Talks on Bilateral, Regional Matters Expected
Modi will discuss bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and also formally launch RuPay card to expand the network of cashless transactions abroad.

Chidambaram Asked Peter, Indrani to 'Take Care' of Karti, ED Tells Supreme Court
Chidambaram, along with his son Karti, is accused in a case lodged by the CBI on May 15, 2017 alleging irregularities in Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance granted to INX Media group.

As Flood Waters Recede, Threat of Epidemic Rises in Punjab; Four Ministers to Oversee Relief Operations
Many people are already affected by diarrhoea, gastroenteritis, fungal infection and skin disease and are being treated at various temporary camps.

Declining Groundwater Level a Big Challenge for India, Says Jal Shakti Minister
In a statement NITI Aayog said, scientific management of water was increasingly recognised as being vital to India's growth and ecosystem sustainability.

CM Naveen Patnaik Announces Rs 500 Crore Plan to Develop Puri into World Heritage City
The Biju Janata Dal (BJD) government, which returned to power in the state for the fifth straight term in May, had announced an Rs 265-crore plan for infrastructure development in Puri earlier this month.

Meet Sonu and Nikesh, the First ‘Married’ Gay Couple from Kerala
From coming out of the closet to convincing families and getting accepted in public, the couple who met on a dating app, have come a long way. ‘All is well’ Nikesh would say when asked.

Delhi Traffic Police Issues Advisory for Janmashtami to Ensure Smooth Vehicular Movement
Traffic movement will be affected in several parts of the city as thousands of devotees will visit various temples from Saturday evening till the early hours of Sunday on the occasion of Janmashtami.

India to Achieve Most of Its Climate Change Goals in Next 1.5 Years, PM Modi Says in Paris
At the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), India had made four commitments, including reducing greenhouse gas emission intensity of its GDP by 33%-35% below 2005 levels by 2030.

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Gold touches fresh high of Rs 38,995
Gold has been hitting a fresh high everyday since Tuesday.

Gold set for worst week in nearly 5 months; Powell's speech in focus
Gold eased on Friday and was set for its worst week in nearly five months, as lack of clarity from the US Federal Reserve on the outlook for interest

Search for answers over Kashmir detentions
These are the stories of a mother desperate for news of her son and a wife waiting for her husband to come home.

P Chidambaram, India's ex-finance minister, remanded in custody
The senior opposition leader will be questioned on charges of corruption and money laundering.

Why India wants to break its decades-old nuclear pledge
India's re-evaluation of its "no first use" nuclear pledge has implications for peace in South Asia.

Security officer killed in Kashmir clash
This is the first time India has reported deaths in Kashmir since it was stripped of special status.

Kashmir: Pakistan to seek International Court of Justice ruling
It plans to take its dispute with India over the territory to to the International Court of Justice.

Fishermen rescued from flooded river in Jammu, northern India
An Indian Air Force crew saved the two men in Jammu, India which has been hit by heavy rain.

Chandrayaan-2 begins orbiting Moon
The $145m Chandrayaan-2 aims to become the first space mission to land on the Moon's south pole.

The Victorian sex scandal that shook India
The scandal involving an Indian nobleman and his British wife convulsed the elite class in 19th Century India.

Sunil Gavaskar meets US President Donald Trump during charity fund-raising trip
Gavaskar met Trump at the Trump Bedminster Golf Course in New York. He will return to the West coast of USA after the second and final Test in Jamaica to participate in few more fund-raisers.

PM Modi arrives in UAE to strenghten bilateral ties
Modi reached UAE capital Abu Dhabi from Paris on the second leg of his three-nation tour to France, UAE and Bahrain.

Man spent 21 years in jail for murder. Now high court says he's innocent
Pradhan, a resident of Kantapada village in Ganjam district, was arrested in November 1997 in connection with the killing of a woman. The high court has ordered his immediate release from jail.

'Will be back with more,' promises Nirmala Sitharaman after 20 announcements
“I will come back soon armed with a decision to solve homebuyers’ problems,” Nirmala Sitharaman said, acknowledging the magnitude of the distress.

'Do not disturb,' opposition leaders planning Jammu & Kashmir visit told
The tweets follow agency reports claiming an all-party-opposition delegation including Congress, CPI-M, CPI, RJD, NCP, TMC and DMK is planning to visit Srinagar on Saturday.

Pakistan flunked 32 of 40 parameters at FATF review, China is its best chance
The FATF’s Asia Pacific group that met over two days in Australia’s capital Canberra to review the progress found that Pakistan was non-compliant on 32 of the 40 compliance parameters.

Leaving behind a digital footprint
Our social media profiles are our autobiographies. Do we want to leave a legacy of hate?

In Afghanistan, India's soft power is not enough | Analysis
India’s aspirations of becoming a superpower must first begin with establishing itself as a strong regional power

Indian-Americans up in arm against Congressman over Kashmir remark
In his letter, Congressman asked Pompeo "to let me know as soon as possible what actions our government intends to take and please advise if l may be of any assistance."

Indian-Americans urge Trump to 'fully support' India on Kashmir
The Indian government abolished Article 370 and moved a separate bill to split the state into two union territories of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh.

Will 'Indian' in the PIO ever disappear?
Two decades down the line, the prospect of a Kamala Devi Harris vs Nikki Randhawa Haley race for the White House isn’t all that far fetched.

Avid Modi supporter, Priti Patel appointed Britain's first Indian-origin Home Secretary
Patel had been a prominent member of the "Back Boris" campaign for the Conservative Party leadership and was widely tipped for the plum post in his frontline team.

Over 9,700 complaints filed by Indian workers in Gulf countries this year, says S Jaishankar
"As per the information given by Missions and Posts in the Gulf countries, as on 30.6.2019, Kuwait tops the list with the highest number of complaints (2377)."

Indian-Americans thrilled over PM Modi's possible community address in Houston
Community leaders said the dates for the prime minister's address has not been finalised yet, but they have been asked to make preparations for a potential address of Modi in Houston on September 22.

Bose T-shirt, tweets put PIO political operative at heart of mega Dem feud
Before it became moderate and liberal, the Democratic Party was the original white primacist party in US; Republicans have taken over the mantle in recent years.

Meet a new generation of rising stars of the Indian diaspora making a mark in diverse fields around the world
Together, they are the single biggest remittance group — sending $80 billion home in 2018 alone.

Plan to strengthen Jagannath temple security
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces ?500-crore package to develop Puri as world heritage city
Small growers launch two tea brands
‘Asomiya Red’, ‘Asomia Green’ are handmade organic brands
Odisha has checked Maoist activities
Naveen Patnaik will highlight this at the CMs’ meet in New Delhi
Mixed response to cancellation of students’ union elections
The Odisha government’s decision to cancel the annual students’ union elections in the current year in colleges and universities has evoked a mixed re
Srinagar’s Centaur Hotel is now a subsidiary jail
It is after 19 days of detention of around 50 mainstream politicians at the Centaur Hotel that the families can freely meet now.
Special grievances meet to start today
To begin in Tiruvannamalai on Aug. 27
PWD acquires permit to resume sand quarrying on Palar riverbed
The practice was stopped a year ago due to alleged irregularities in functioning of the quarries
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What’s Happening in Kashmir? Our Cameras Contradict India’s Official Story
Indian authorities say life is returning to normal in Kashmir. But thousands of people have been detained, and the military still patrols the streets, firing pellet guns and tear gas to quell protests.

Inside India’s Messy Electric Vehicle Revolution
A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are struggling to catch up.

Pakistan Leader Vents Frustration at India: ‘No Point in Talking to Them’
Prime Minister Imran Khan complained bitterly about what he described as repeated rebuffs from India over Kashmir. And he raised the threat of military escalation.

India Plans Big Detention Camps for Migrants. Muslims Are Afraid.
Four million people in one state are at risk of being denied citizenship in a government campaign critics say is driven by a Hindu nationalist agenda.

A.I. Is Learning From Humans. Many Humans.
Artificial intelligence is being taught by thousands of office workers around the world. It is not exactly futuristic work.

India Says It Will Ease Restrictions in Kashmir
After putting the region on lockdown for two weeks, the government said schools would reopen on Monday and phone service would be gradually restored.

With Trump as President, the World Is Spiraling Into Chaos
Trump torched America’s foreign policy infrastructure. The results are becoming clear.

The Silence Is the Loudest Sound
The Indian government has confined about seven million Kashmiris to their homes and imposed a complete communications blackout.

Bumrah Becomes Fastest Indian Bowler To Achieve This Feat In Tests
Jasprit Bumrah has been the lynchpin of Indian bowling attack and beat his fellow teammate Mohammed Shami to achieve this feat.
Sarbananda Sonowal Reviews Security Before Assam Citizen List Publication
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday reviewed the law and order situation of the state before the final publication of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) on August 31
Government Departments To Start Buying New Cars Again To Support The Auto Sector
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced lifting the ban on government departments buying new cars for all officials. This comes as a major relief for the Indian auto sector, which is...
Chinese-Origin Woman Murdered In Kolkata's Chinatown, Relative Critical
A 60-year-old woman and her octogenarian father-in-law were found bleeding from stab injuries in the courtyard of their home in Tangra, known as Kolkata's Chinatown. The police rushed to the house...
A Contemplative Mamata Banerjee Writes Second Poem In 2 Days
Mamata Banerjee is certainly in the thrall of a poetic muse and has not been watching the finance minister trying to put the economy back on track.
Thrash Those Who Insult Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Says Uddhav Thackeray
Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Friday said those who did not respect independence activist Vinayak Damodar Savarkar must be thrashed publicly.
Till Late October, A Gandhi Film Every Week At Victoria Memorial
There is no record of Mahatma Gandhi ever visiting Kolkata's iconic Victoria Memorial in his lifetime, nor of him saying anything about the monument. But now, nine thought-provoking feature films...
3rd Test: Australia On Brink Of Retaining Ashes As England Falter
Fast bowler Josh Hazlewood took 5/30 in an England innings that was wrapped up inside 28 overs.
GST refunds to MSMEs will be paid within 60 days: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

GST refunds to MSMEs will be paid within 60 days: FM Nirmala SitharamanFinance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman informed that all pending GST refunds due to MSMEs till now shall be paid within 30 days from August 23 and in future, the GST refunds to MSMEs will be paid within 60 days. She was addressing a press conference in New Delhi on India's current economy.

I stand with Prime Minister on decision of revoking Article 370: Isha Koppikar

I stand with Prime Minister on decision of revoking Article 370: Isha KoppikarBollywood actress, Isha Koppikar said the decision to revoke Article 370 was great and she stands with Prime Minister on this decision. While speaking to ANI, "I stand with the PM on this decision. I am feeling proud about abrogation of Article 370. Prime Minister has thought a lot about it and then has taken the decision." She also added, "I am with every citizen of India. I am against every person who stands against India."

India stands with France on all aspects: MEA

India stands with France on all aspects: MEAMinistry of External Affairs Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale on Friday informed about Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with France President Emmanuel Macron. He briefed about meeting of both the dignitaries. He informed that during the meeting, PM Modi and President Macron discussed on several issues. Gokhale also informed that PM Modi assures the French President that India stands with France and on all aspects that France is pursuing. The Prime Minister also wished success to France for the G7 summit. "India stands with France on all aspects that France is pursuing and that we wish all the success to France in fulfilling its agenda for the G7 summit," said Gokhale.

Took strong decisions within 75 days of forming new Govt: PM Modi

Took strong decisions within 75 days of forming new Govt: PM ModiPM Narendra Modi informed within 75 days of the new government coming to power all important and strong decisions were taken including terrorism, corruption and many more. PM Modi while addressing the Indian community at UNESCO HQ in Paris said, "In new India, the way in which action is being taken against corruption, nepotism, loot of people's money, terrorism, this has never happened before. Within 75 days of the new Government coming to power, we took many strong decisions." Prime Minister Modi is on his first leg of a three-nation tour to France, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain.

For me 'INFRA' means alliance between India, France: PM Modi

For me 'INFRA' means alliance between India, France: PM ModiWhile addressing Indian community at UNESCO, headquarters in Paris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, "Today in the 21st century, we talk of INFRA. I would like to say that for me it is IN+FRA, which means the alliance between India and France."

PM Modi salutes great Indian nuclear physicist Homi Bhabha

PM Modi salutes great Indian nuclear physicist Homi BhabhaPM Narendra Modi paid tribute to great Indian nuclear physicist Homi Bhabha and to people who lost their lives in two air crashes including Air India plane crashes in 1950 and 1966 in France's Saint Gervais. PM Modi while addressing Indian community at UNESCO HQ in Paris said, "I salute all those including the great Indian nuclear physicist Homi Bhabha, who lost their lives in the two crashes (Air India plane crashes, in 1950 and 1966 in France's Saint Gervais)." Prime Minister Modi is on his first leg of a three-nation tour to France, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain.

PM Modi meets his French counterpart Edouard Charles Philippe in Paris

PM Modi meets his French counterpart Edouard Charles Philippe in ParisPrime Minister Narendra Modi met France Prime Minister Edouard Charles Philippe on August 23 in Paris. He is on his first leg of the three-nation tour to France, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain. PM Modi is also scheduled to address the Indian diaspora in Paris and inaugurate a memorial for the Indian victims of the Air India crashes at Nid D'Aigle.

Investor confidence is at historic high: Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy

Investor confidence is at historic high: Infosys co-founder NR Narayana MurthyGorakhpur (UP), Aug 23 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, CM Yogi Adityanath and industrialist NR Narayana Murthy attended the convocation ceremony of Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology in Gorakhpur. Speaking at the event, Infosys co-founder NR Narayana Murthy said, "Our economy is growing at 6 to 7 percent this year. India has become the software development centre of the world. Our foreign exchange reserve has crossed 400 billion dollars. Investor confidence is at a historic high.

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'Maybe 10, 15 years later, Rahul may mature'
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'

Trump didn't conspire with Russia: US attorney general
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'

Update: Bumrah has 'recovered' after hurting shoulder
His condition will be 'assessed' on Monday, the Mumbai Indians team management said.

How Rishabh Pant brightened his WC selection prospects
I am glad to bat anywhere the team wants me to: Pant

How to enhance your medical insurance coverage
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.

This athlete's fitness journey will baffle you
Raipur's Nami Rai didn't let marriage or lack of sporting facilities affect her love for fitness.

Why Akshay Kumar feels LUCKY
'I am 51 now. I think I can do action till 56.' 'After that, God knows.'

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