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India, Australia, Japan discuss maritime security, counter-terrorism

Three countries also discussed the economic cooperation Date : December 14, 2017 Reporter : ANI New Delhi [India], Dec 13 (ANI): India, Australia and Japan on Wednesday stressed the need for greater collaboration on maritime security and domain awareness and disaster response capabilities.   Renewing their resolve to fight the scourge of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, the three countries also stressed the need for enhanced cooperation on counter-terrorism. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar hosted the 4th India-Australia-Japan trilateral meeting ...Full Story

POLITICS

Gujarat polls: PM Modi urges voters to exercise their franchise

Date : December 9, 2017 Reporter : ANI The polling will begin on Sunday New Delhi [India], December 09 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged the voters, particularly the youngsters, to cast their votes in the first phase of Gujarat assembly elections. Opinion polls predict a tight race ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Epic clash: Trump’s America First vs. Modi’s Make in India

Date : November 22, 2017 Reporter : BNN Make in India WASHINGTON, U.S. - As Ivanka Trump prepares to participate in the inauguration of Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India’s Hyderabad city with the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi - a big clash awaits. The clash ...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

India, Australia, Japan discuss maritime security, counter-terrorism

Date : December 14, 2017 Reporter : ANI Three countries also discussed the economic cooperation New Delhi [India], Dec 13 (ANI): India, Australia and Japan on Wednesday stressed the need for greater collaboration on maritime security and domain awareness and disaster response capabilities.   Renewing their resolve to ...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

Nod for German loan to set up energy plants

Date : September 8, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ The Hindu MAHATRANSCO Mumbai: The Maharashtra Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to grant a confirmation certificate for a loan of ₹146 crore from the German Development Bank to the Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company (MAHATRANSCO) to ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Indian airport sets a record, handles 969 flights in a day

Date : November 29, 2017 Reporter : BNN The aim is to reach 1,000 aircraft MUMBAI, India - The Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport has broken the world record, by handling 969 flights in a single day. The airport based in Mumbai has two runways but both can never operate simultaneously, as both the ...Full Story

SPORTS

Falcons TTC emerge as champions in inaugural UTT

Date : July 31, 2017 Reporter : ANI Ultimate Table Tennis Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 31 (ANI): Falcons TTC emerged champions of the inaugural Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) after beating Shaze Challengers 14-9 in the final at the NSCI in Mumbai on Sunday. According to the tournament ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Zaira Wasim molestation: Mumbai Police arrests accused

Date : December 10, 2017 Reporter : ANI Zaira was allegedly molested by a man Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 10 (ANI): The passenger, who allegedly molested actress Zaira Wasim on a flight, has been arrested by Mumbai's Sahar Police.   17-year-old Zaira was allegedly molested by a middle-aged ...Full Story

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