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An anxious Xi shall watch closely with the rest of Asia as Modi meets The Donald

Modi and Trump exchanged warm tweets Date : June 25, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network WASHINGTON, U.S. - As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi - who once touted his special friendship with former U.S. President Barack Obama - now sets out to meet Donald Trump, all of Asia has its eyes and ears hooked on this meeting.> BNN With a lot on the agenda that will define the new nature of Indo-U.S. ties, Modi and Trump exchanged warm tweets ahead of their meeting scheduled on Monday, even as the growing anxiety in China was revealed in the form of warnings to both ...Full Story

POLITICS

An anxious Xi shall watch closely with the rest of Asia as Modi meets The Donald

Date : June 25, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Modi and Trump exchanged warm tweets WASHINGTON, U.S. - As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi - who once touted his special friendship with former U.S. President Barack Obama - now sets out to meet Donald Trump, all of Asia has its eyes and ears hooked on this ...Full Story

BUSINESS

India’s Tata Group and U.S.-based Lockheed Martin tie up to produce F-16 fighter jets

Date : June 21, 2017 Reporter : BNN 3,200 aircrafts are currently operational in 26 countries HYDERABAD, India - U.S.-based aerospace giant Lockheed Martin and Tata Group's defense equipment manufacturing firm, Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL), have inked a new agreement to make F-16s.> BNN   The ...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

President Mukherjee calls for collective action against terrorism

Date : May 2, 2017 Reporter : ANI Tension escalating between India and Pakistan New Delhi [India], May 2 (ANI): With the tension escalating between India and Pakistan after two Indian soldiers' ^bodies were mutilated by the latter's Army, President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that collective action ...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

Shilpa Shetty's adorable b`day wish for her Ma

Date : June 20, 2017 Reporter : ANI She took to social media to wish her mom New Delhi [India] June 20 (ANI): It's all about loving your parents. Expressing her love, bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra took to social media to wish her mom Sunanda Shetty on her birthday.   The 42-year-old ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

'World Environment Day' right time to nurture a better planet: PM Modi

Date : June 5, 2017 Reporter : ANI Our environment and nurturing a better planet New Delhi [India], June 5 (ANI): On the occasion of 'World Environment Day' Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said it is the right time to reaffirm our commitment to protecting our environment and nurturing a better planet. ...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, Pakistan join connectivity projects but India clarifies ‘territorial integrity and sovereignty’ should be respected

Date : June 11, 2017 Reporter : BNN Summit at the Kazakhstan capital Astana ASTANA, Kazakhstan - In a bid to be part of connectivity projects among the eight-nation security bloc, India and Pakistan joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit at the Kazakhstan capital Astana. However, in his address ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Three Indian airports put on high alert following tip-off about a massive hijack plan

Date : April 16, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Airport high alert MUMBAI, India - Following a tip-off about a specific aircraft hijacking plan, India’s airport security agencies placed three of the country’s airports under high alert.> BNN According to the information available with ...Full Story

SPORTS

Champions Trophy final: India opt to field against Pak

Date : June 18, 2017 Reporter : ANI Champions Trophy London [U.K], June 18 (ANI): India won the toss and opted to bowl against their arch-rivals Pakistan in the high-octane final of the Champions Trophy at the Kennington Oval here on Sunday.   After winning the toss, Indian ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Bella Hadid debuts a platinum necklace at opening ceremony of Cannes Film Festival

Date : May 22, 2017 Reporter : ANI Platinum Jewellery is the best choice New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): Exquisitely crafted platinum jewellery is truly a red carpet favorite at Cannes this year. At the opening ceremony of the 70th Cannes Film Festival, supermodel Bella Hadid made a spectacular ...Full Story

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