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V for Vice-President, V for Venkaiah

V for Vice-President, V for Venkaiah

August 1, 2017

Coming Saturday, August 5, India will have a new vice-president. Veteran BJP leader and former Union Cabinet minister Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu— the ruling National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) nominee for vice-presidential election— is seen as the frontrunner to succeed Mo...

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Assembly Election Results: Will BJP repay the faith of India?

Assembly Election Results: Will BJP repay the faith of India?

March 14, 2017

Blasting his critics and smashing every political formation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has demolished the Opposition’s rule in four states. Will Modi now deliver his promise of ’Achche Din’ (Good Times) for India’s poor? Or, will it be limited to political rhetoric?

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Haryana aims to develop rural areas into smart villages

Haryana aims to develop rural areas into smart villages

January 19, 2017

In a bid to modernise its villages, the government of Haryana has set up two Non-Resident Indian (NRI) cells to invite investments from NRIs belonging to the state, thus allowing them to contribute to the development and also reconnect themselves with their roots.

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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) to explore India-Portugal ties

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) to explore India-Portugal ties

December 16, 2016

While India is aiming to revisit Portugal’s noteworthy liaison with Goa, Costa with his roots in the erstwhile Portuguese capital has accepted the invitation to visit India and grace the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) Convention as the Chief Guest.

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Indian origin Nikki Haley being touted as the next US Secretary of State

Indian origin Nikki Haley being touted as the next US Secretary of State

November 19, 2016

As the US and the world await Donald Trump’s ascension to the US presidency, news of ensuing changes is trickling out. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina governor, a notable critic of Trump in a bitter presidential campaign, is reportedly now being considered for the position of S...

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Ajei Gopal, another Indian origin CEO in US

Ajei Gopal, another Indian origin CEO in US

August 30, 2016

Indian origin Ajei Gopal named CEO of a US firm. The software veteran with an experience of 25 years in technology industry will take charge at ANSYS starting next year.

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India Born CEOs of International Companies

India Born CEOs of International Companies

July 15, 2016

Indians ruling the international business world: Here are five personalities heading leading multinationals.

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Climate Agreement

Climate Agreement

April 22, 2016

On the occasion of Earth Day, the Paris Climate agreement was signed by 175 countries. Representatives from more than 170 nations gathered at United Nations headquarters in New York to sign the Paris agreement on climate change on April 22. During the opening for signature, 175 s...

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