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India Appoints New Envoy to Pakistan

Close after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise visit to Lahore to greet Pakistan PM Nawz Sharif on his birthday, India has announced the appointment of diplomat Gautam H. Bambawale as next High Commissioner of lndia to Pakistan and he is slated to take over his new responsibility soon. Belonging to 1984 batch of Indian Foreign Service, Gautam H. Bambawale served ...

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Jayalalithaa Seeks Rs.5000 Crore for Slum Unseated Flood Victims

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has demanded the Centre to give more money for rehabilitation of floodv victims in the state and in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she sought Rs.5,000 crore for the purpose. Jayalalithaa said at least 50,000 multi-storied tenements are required to house the flood affected families on a land to be provided free ...

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Modi’s US Visit: More Rhetoric, Little Resonance ?

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States has become an annual pilgrimage to the United Nations’ Headquarters and meet other heads of state with the TV crew in toe to beam the visuals back home but from diplomacy point of view, little is expected from the visit to New York. The inevitable side visit to California to ...

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Chinese ready to embrace yoga, ahead of Modi’s visit

The Chinese are taking to yoga in a big way, if what their officials here say are an indication. Of late, yoga has been gaining ground in China despite its traditional tai chi fitness practice. Even First Lady Peng Liyuan is said to be learning and practising yoga. More and more officials and their families in the Chinese embassy here ...

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Modi invites ASEAN to invest in India in ‘new environment’ now 

Wooing the 10-member ASEAN bloc to increase its economic engagement with India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday said his government has embarked on a “new economic journey” and places equal emphasis on ease of doing business in India as well as on making policies attractive. In his maiden speech at the ASEAN-India Summit here, Modi said his government was laying ...

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