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Rouhani visits India, signs pact on leasing port

Agreements on a leasing port Date : February 18, 2018 Reporter : BNN NEW DELHI, India - During Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to India, the two countries signed crucial agreements on a leasing port. Officials in India confirmed that the country had signed agreements with Iran on leasing operational control of part of the Iranian east coast port of Chabahar to New Delhi for 18 months. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Rouhani and the leasing agreement giving operational control of Shahid Beheshti port - phase one of the ...Full Story

POLITICS

Rouhani visits India, signs pact on leasing port

Date : February 18, 2018 Reporter : BNN Agreements on a leasing port NEW DELHI, India - During Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to India, the two countries signed crucial agreements on a leasing port. Officials in India confirmed that the country had signed agreements with Iran on ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Trump slams India for high import tariffs on Harley-Davidson

Date : February 15, 2018 Reporter : BNN Donald Trump slammed India WASHINGTON, U.S. - As the Indian capital announced that the country was slashing customs duty on imported motorcycles from high-end brands to 50 percent, U.S. President Donald Trump slammed India. Criticizing the country for high ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

India wants Apple to commit to investment, job creation in exchange for tax breaks

Date : June 7, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Apple had sought tax concessions for manufacturing iPhones in India BANGALORE, India - Apple, that last month started initial production of 4-inch iPhone SEs at a Wistron Corp. plant in the southern Indian city of Bangalore in Karnataka, has now heard back from the government.> BNN   ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

BJP calls fatwa barring women from watching football 'ridiculous'

Date : January 31, 2018 Reporter : ANI Muslim women should not watch men playing soccer New Delhi [India], Jan. 31 (ANI): Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday called Darul Uloom Deoband's fatwa, forbidding Muslim women from watching men's football, as "ridiculous". "This is the most ...Full Story

HISTORY

RTI activist rebuffs Netaji’s plane crash theory as ’debunked’

Date : May 31, 2017 Reporter : ANI Netaji died in a plane crash on August 18, 1945 Hooghly (West Bengal) [India] May 31 (ANI): Expressing displeasure over the Centre's reply to a Right to Information (RTI) query on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Sayak Sen, the RTI activist who filed the RTI vis-a-vis Bose' s ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

SC rebukes UP govt over construction of shelter houses for homeless

Date : December 13, 2017 Reporter : ANI Summoned Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary New Delhi [India], December 13 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Wednesday summoned Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Rajive Kumar and directed him to appear before it for not complying with its order to construct night shelter houses for ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Deeply frustrating: Kristin Davis on 'Sex and the City 3' getting scrapped

Date : October 2, 2017 Reporter : ANI Kristin Davis feels 'deeply' frustrated. New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): A day after his co-star, Sarah Jessica Parker, squashed the reports that said a third movie of the franchise was in the process of making, saying, "It's over. We're not doing it!" ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Ideals of Gandhi, Tagore best way to confront intolerance, bigotry and terrorism

Date : June 3, 2015 Reporter : ANI President Pranab Mukherjee Uppsala (Sweden), June 3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has said that ideas of truth, openness, dialogue and non-violence espoused by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi provide the best way forward for a world ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

India recorded over 50,000 cyber security incidents in 2017

Date : February 10, 2018 Reporter : BNN The IT Minister said NEW DELHI, India - According to information presented to the Indian Parliament, the country’s IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that over 53,000 cyber security incidents were recorded in the country last year. The IT ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Mumbai airport becomes world's busiest single runway airport

Date : February 6, 2018 Reporter : ANI Handling 980 flights in just 24 hours MUMBAI, India - India’s second largest airport, the Mumbai airport became the world's busiest single runway airport this month, shattering its own record.  In December 2017, the Mumbai airport handled 974 flights in a ...Full Story

SPORTS

India Open: Saina Nehwal bows out in quarters

Date : February 2, 2018 Reporter : ANI Saina Nehwal crashed out of the India Open New Delhi (India), Feb 2 (ANI): In what may come as a huge blow to the Indian fans, ace shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the India Open BWF World Tour 500 after going down in straight games to Beiwen Zhang of USA in the ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Priyanka Chopra to terminate contract with Nirav Modi

Date : February 16, 2018 Reporter : ANI Chopra has sued Nirav Modi Mumbai [Maharashtra] [India], Feb 15 (ANI): Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has been seeking a legal opinion with respect to terminating her contract with famous jewelry designer Nirav Modi's brand in light of allegations of ...Full Story

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