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Delhi Poll: Amid grim challenges, AAP rises from the ashes

For a party that was written off after its humiliating rout in the Lok Sabha election, the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) has seen a spectacular renewal ahead of the Delhi assembly polls. Irrespective of who actually wins the Saturday battle, the AAP is giving sleepless nights to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), just nine months after the latter easily won ...

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Modi Congratulates DRDO Team over Agni-V 5000-km Range Missile Testfire

India’s DRDO said the nuclear capable Agni-V missile that can reach a target of over 5,000-km was successfully tested on Saturday, making another move towards flexible launch of nuclear-capable missiles from anywhere in the country. PM Narendra Modi immediately congratulated the team. The Agni-V missile is a long-range range missile measuring 17 metres long and 2 metres wide with a ...

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10 Interesting Highlights During Obama Visit

US President Barack Obama’s three-day visit to the country for the Republic Day celebration has come to an end with his last engagement, addressing people at Delhi Siri Fort today. While Barack Obama and Michelle left to Saudi Arabia today by Air Force One, here is some of the interesting facts in regard to his visit. • Obama’s security was ...

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‘The World Will Be Better If We Stand Together,’ Says Obama

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that India can be America’s best partner, emphasizing that “the world will be better if we stand together.” Addressing people at Delhi’s Siri Fort Auditorium, Obama began his speech with Namaste. Talking on India and America, the US President said relationship between India and US can be one the defining partnership of the ...

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PM Condoles Death of Eminent Cartoonist R.K. Laxman

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of eminent cartoonist RK Laxman, who died in Pune at his home aged 94 on Monday morning, coinciding with the 66th Republic Day. “India will miss you RK Laxman. We are grateful to you for adding the much needed humour in our lives and always bringing smiles on our faces. My condolences ...

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Narendra Modi Pitches for Paradigm Shift in Climate Change Debate

New Delhi, Jan 19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought greater focus on generating and conserving clean energy as opposed to staying focused on cutting down carbon emissions alone. Chairing the first meeting of a reconstituted high-level climate panel, attended by union ministers Sushma Swaraj, Arun Jaitley, Venkaiah Naidu, Uma Bharti and Prakash Javadekar among others, Modi asked for “a paradigm shift ...

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Kiran-Modi Alliance: Real Politics Dominates BJP Agenda

The former key figure in the Anna-Hazare group, Kiran Bedi, who joined BJP appears to be a typical politician with her statement, “New, decisive leadership wiped out my aversion to politics.” Bedi, once who said, “One day NaMo will need to respond with clarity about riots massacre. Despite Courts clearing him so far,” has changed her statement on Sunday, saying, ...

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Obama’s High-Profile India Republic Day Visit: What to Expect?

As the Republic Day parade nears with just a fortnight left, India said it was looking forward with great enthusiasm to the “landmark” visit of US President Barack Obama as both sides were keen to have “excellent outcome” from the high-profile visit. Obama will be the first US president attending as chief guest to the Republic Day parade on January ...

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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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151st Birth Anniversary: ‘Share Quotes and Thoughts of Swami Vivekananda,’ Urges PM Modi

On the 151st birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tribute to the prolific thinker and urges the youth to share quotes and thoughts of the latter. On Monday, through his micro blogging site, Modi has tweeted in reverence of Swami Vivekananda. Mentioning him as a personal inspiration, Modi has tweeted that the thoughts and ...

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I Fund Honest Party: AAP Raises Rs 2 Crore, Kejriwal Says No one Can Influence AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party has generated Rs 2 crore within days after it launched the fund raising campaign, “#IFundHonestParty” challenge ahead of the Delhi Assembly poll. While the party has a target of Rs 30 crore, Rs 2 crore has been raised from 4,500 people through the fund raising challenge. National Secretary of AAP, Pankaj Gupta reportedly said, “The #IFundHonestParty ...

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Abhinandan Rally: Ramlila Maiden All Set to Welcome PM Modi

The election campaign of Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the Delhi polls will be launched at a mega rally, known as “Abhinandan” rally, by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Ramlila Maiden on Saturday. While, the rally will be attended by the top leaders and ministers of the party, Modi is expected to make some major announcements today. A massive crowd of ...

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‘One Should Not Feel Ashamed Of Our Glorious Past,’ Says Harsh Vardhan

Union Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday defended a paper presented at the 102nd Indian Science Congress which claimed the existence of aeroplanes 7,000 years ago and said, “One should not feel ashamed of our glorious past.” The paper presented by Captain Anand Bodas, a retired principal of a pilot training institute, and Ameya Jadhav, in the congress ...

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Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu Urges for R&D in Science, Harsh Vardhan Defends Paper on Ancient Aeroplanes

The 102nd Indian Science Congress session concluded on Wednesday with Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu urging the scientist community to invest heavily in research and development. Addressing the concluding session of the ISC 2015 in Mumbai, Suresh Prabhu focused more on attracting investments in science research but simultaneously warned against the misuse of the research for anti-social activities. “Science needs to ...

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Smriti Irani Pitches for Dignity of Labour, Reveals She Washed Utensils in 5-Star Hotel 15 Years Ago

Stressing the dignity of labour, Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday told a conference of state education ministers in New Delhi that she had washed utensils 15 years back at a hotel in Mumbai. She referred to Prime Minister’s Narendra Modi’s emphasis on giving importance to skills and said no one should feel inferior on being a plumber ...

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Amartya Sen Praises Ancient India’s Knowledge of Maths Shared with Babylon, Greece, Rome

The greatness of ancient Indian knowledge has been kept alive with Nobel Laureaute and economist Amartya sen too joining the chorus to point out that ancient mathematical models were shared by Indians with Babylon, Greek and Roman scholars. “The Indian mathematicians learned something from Babylonians, Greeks and Romans. They also passed some brilliant new ideas to mathematicians elsewhere in the ...

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