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Kamala Harris: Democrats Trump card

Kamala Harris: Democrats Trump card

August 12, 2020

Almost seven months after her efforts to win Democratic Party’s nomination for presidential election failed, Kamala Harris, a Person of Indian Origin (PIO), gets back into electoral fray as potential vice president on Democratic ticket. After weeks of deliberations, Democratsâ€...

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Indian Diaspora in Israel to get OCI cards

Indian Diaspora in Israel to get OCI cards

July 11, 2017

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made an exception and granted OCI cards to people of Indian origin, while also making some other important announcements, during his trip to Israel.

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International Day of Yoga 2017

International Day of Yoga 2017

June 21, 2017

The third International Day of Yoga concluded in Lucknow despite heavy rains; saw participation from thousands of Yoga practitioners including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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Launch of low cost flights in India

Launch of low cost flights in India

April 27, 2017

With the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) having flagged off, smaller regions in India are now looking at better air connectivity and are taking flying to the masses by capping airfares for as low as INR 2,500.

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Women no longer need to change their surname in passports after marriage: Modi

Women no longer need to change their surname in passports after marriage: Modi

April 14, 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said during a speech at the golden jubilee celebration of Indian Merchant Chambers womens wing, that women no longer need to change their last name in their passport post-marriage. However, the provision had been in existence since decades.

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Sheikh Hasina in India for crucial Teesta pact

Sheikh Hasina in India for crucial Teesta pact

April 7, 2017

Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina’s four-day visit to India, holds the key to a number of mutually beneficial decisions that both countries intend to reach.

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Five unique Guinness World Records by Indians

Five unique Guinness World Records by Indians

January 27, 2017

Indians are known to be colourful and diverse, and we are always on a record-breaking spree, with the motto, the more unusual, the better!

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Chhattisgarh to go Open Defecation Free

Chhattisgarh to go Open Defecation Free

December 17, 2016

The forested state of Chhattisgarh in central India has been long deprived of basic cleanliness and hygiene infrastructure, and a lot of its people have been living in homes that do not have toilets. But now, the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or the Clean India mission is making Chhattis...

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Rann Utsav: A desert festival that will leave you captivated

Rann Utsav: A desert festival that will leave you captivated

December 16, 2016

Rann Utsav, an annual cultural festival celebrated in the unique white desert of Gujarat was recently inaugurated by the state's chief minister. The fest promotes the culture and art from India’s largest district and celebrates life at the white expanse here. A unique tourist ...

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India and Japan tied with diplomacy on nuclear deal

India and Japan tied with diplomacy on nuclear deal

November 15, 2016

Ahead of the civil nuclear agreement signed between #India and #Japan, India has agreed to link the nuclear testing with the termination of the agreement #Japan makes an exception for #India under the civil #nucleardeal by doing so. The deal could be terminated on N-testing by In...

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Japan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Japan

November 10, 2016

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three day visit to Japan for the annual bilateral summit between India and Japan. On his trip, Modi will work towards strengthening deeper ties with the east-Asian country and close deals left hanging earlier.

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BRICS 2016 Summit sees modest results

BRICS 2016 Summit sees modest results

October 18, 2016

The 8th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) summit, organised this weekend in Goa, India, has not recorded any significant results in order to develop the political and economic cohesion of this group of countries that is still very disparate and often having diver...

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