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Obama’s Parting Gift to India? US to sell 8 F-16s to Pakistan

Despite browbeating about the close ties India enjoys with the United States, the US, especially the Obama administration has ddecided to sell eight F-16 jets to Pakistan, despite repeated concerns from India and several US Senators about Islamabad providing safe haven to terrorists. The US Department of State on Friday informed the US Congress about its unilateral decision to sell ...

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PM Departs for CoP-21 Climate Change Summit at Paris, India Faces Biggest Challenge

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the Climate Change Confererence (COP)-21 in Paris tomorrow, November 30, 2015 to face one of the major challenges to his government’s diplomatic efforts in the global arena. Mr Modi will address the meeting of International Solar Alliance with Prime Minister of France, Mr. François Hollande and attend ‘Mission Innovation’ being hosted by US ...

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Vibrant Gujarat: How Top Ten Celebs Sing in Tune With Modi?

The two-day global business summit, Vibrant Gujarat Summit, received huge investment and job creation plans from businessmen across the globe on Monday. The business summit is being held since Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of Gujarat, in 2003. Modi has presented India as a manufacturing hub to the gathering on Sunday and said that “My government is ...

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US State Secretary Kerry hosts first Diwali celebrations, hails Indian diaspora

Keeping up the tradition ushered in by US President Barack Obama since 2009, Secretary of State John Kerry hosted 2014 Diwali celebrations for the first time in Washington DC, while Indian Amabassador S. Jaishankar joined him in lighting the Diwali Diya on the auspicious day. Resident Hindu Priest Narayanachar L. Digalakote from the Sri Siva Vishnu temple presided over the ...

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Canadian PM Calls Parliament Attack as Second ‘Terrorist Attack’

After a soldier was killed and the Parliament was attacked on Wednesday, Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper called it as the second terrorist attack that took place in three days. The soldier was shot to death and the gunshots were being fired outside a room where Harper was speaking. As per reports, treasury board minister Tony Clement said, "PM (Harper) ...

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