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Vibrant Gujarat Navratri Festival 2016

Vibrant Gujarat Navratri Festival 2016

October 6, 2016

The city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat is hosting one of the grandest Navratri festivals in India. The inaugural day witnessed a myriad of events and performances which were enjoyed by many government and social figures besides visitors and tourists.

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Eight satellites launched by India

Eight satellites launched by India

September 26, 2016

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today launched its weather satellite SCATSAT-1 and seven co-passenger satellites. The satellites were launched in two different orbits using the space organisation’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). This will be PSLV’s thirt...

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Devendra Jhajharia: The leading light for India at Paralympics 2016

Devendra Jhajharia: The leading light for India at Paralympics 2016

September 14, 2016

Indian Paralympics star Devendra Jhajharia won a gold medal in Javelin throw for a second time, and broke the world record in the process. The winner of Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, had a rather tough start in life.

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Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s first State visit to India

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s first State visit to India

August 30, 2016

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw’s four-day visit to India can propel the bilateral strategic, political, economic and cultural ties to a new high, coming as it does, at the start of a crucial transition of Myanmar towards democracy after decades of military rule. Leaders of both t...

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Urjit Patel appointed India’s new Reserve Bank of India Governor

Urjit Patel appointed India’s new Reserve Bank of India Governor

August 22, 2016

The current #Deputy Governor of the #Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Urjit Patel, will become the 24th Governor of the Indian central bank on 4th September this year. He succeeds #Raghuram Rajan. His appointment will end two months’ speculation about Raghuram Rajan’s successor.

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Indian PM Modi speaks on Terrorism on Independence Day

Indian PM Modi speaks on Terrorism on Independence Day

August 16, 2016

Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi gave a 90 plus minute long speech on Indian Independence Day that made clear the government’s stance on violence and terrorism with special relation to Pakistan, drawing reactions from within the country and outside.

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Legendary South Indian vocalist honoured at the United Nations

Legendary South Indian vocalist honoured at the United Nations

August 11, 2016

M S Subbulakshmi, an acclaimed vocalist from South India will be honoured at the United Nations next week in New York, on India’s 70th Independence Day and to commemorate the singer’s birth centenary. Oscar winning composer A R Rahman will perform in honour of the Carnatic vo...

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Low-caste Dalits in India protest against oppression

Low-caste Dalits in India protest against oppression

August 3, 2016

A Dalit youth who consumed poison in protest against thrashing of men from his community in Una, Gujarat, died on Sunday, intensifying the anger of thousands of others who vowed not to take away the carcasses of dead animals till the atrocities by the self-proclaimed cow protecto...

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Who will replace Raghuram Rajan, as Governor of Reserve Bank of India?

Who will replace Raghuram Rajan, as Governor of Reserve Bank of India?

June 27, 2016

After a series of tirades launched by Dr Subramanian Swamy, BJP Rajya Sabha (Upper House) member recently against him, Raghuram Rajan, the Governor of Reserve Bank of India decided not to seek a second term in office.

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Jantar Mantar home of hundreds of Indian protesters

Jantar Mantar home of hundreds of Indian protesters

June 27, 2016

Hundreds of protesters occupy everyday of the year a street in New Delhi, outside of Jantar Mantar, a famous architectural heritage built in the 18th century and featuring 13 architectural astronomy instruments. People throughout India come there to occupy the place, hoping to ma...

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Europe India Foundation for Excellence

Europe India Foundation for Excellence

June 2, 2016

As Modi government completed two years in office, one of his pet schemes, Skill India, was in focus here in Paris as UNESCO hosted a Global Skill Development Meet, attended by delegations from various countries around the world. The meet was organised by the Europe India Foundati...

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India seeks to be the Human Resource Capital of the World

India seeks to be the Human Resource Capital of the World

June 2, 2016

India is all set to achieve the goal of becoming the Human Resource (HR) capital of the world by exporting the country’s surplus manpower after a proper training. Ministry of skill development has started working on the project by setting up 11 training centers in the states li...

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