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Back-to-back five deals between India and Bangladesh in 10 days

The prime ministers of India and Bangladesh inaugurated 130-kilometre-long Bangladesh-India Friendship Pipeline on Tuesday that will run from Siliguri to Parbatipur and will be used for importing oil. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the construction work of the project through the video conference from Ganobhaban in Dhaka. PM Modi also joined the inauguration ceremony […]

1000 Farmers oppose Bullet train project in Gujarat

As many as 1000 farmers affected by the proposed Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train project submitted affidavits to Gujarat High Court on Tuesday. They have raised their objection towards the project and wrote a letter to the Japan government, alleging violation of the guidelines of the Japanese agency for acquiring farmer’s land. A Division Bench of the […]

Special birthday wish for PM Modi from 13000 feet above

Parajumper Shital Mahajan jumped off a plane from a height of 13,000 feet holding a birthday message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chicago, USA on Monday. After the successful jump, Ms Mahajan, 35, uploaded a video of her unique birthday greeting on social networking site Facebook. Ms Mahajan, a Padma Shri awardee, said she […]

India’s first IAS woman officer passes away at 91

Free India’s first woman IAS officer Anna Rajam Malhotra passed away on Monday in Mumbai at 91. She had joined the civil services in 1951 and had served in the Madras cadre under then Chief Minister C. Rajagopalachari and in the central government. Born in July 1927 in Kerala’s Ernakulam district, Anna Rajam Geroge moved […]

Infosys to pay outstanding severance of Rs.12.17 crore to Rajiv Bansal

An arbitral tribunal has directed Infosys Ltd to pay former chief financial officer Rajiv Bansal an outstanding severance of Rs. 12.17 crore with interest, the company said in a filing to the stock exchanges today. “The award acknowledges that Infosys had bona fide disputes and that its counter claim for refund of previously paid severance […]

UK may share Nirav Modi’s details with India

Indian investigative agencies pushing for the extradition of Nirav Modi were dealt a twin blow by the British authorities on Tuesday as they were informed that their letter of request could be shared with the fugitive diamantaire. The letter of request contains details of the probe, all the evidence and witness testimonies with the agency. […]

Congress claims to form Government in Goa after CM’s health leave

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has been suffering from poor health concerns and has been in and out of hospitals for treatment since last few months. Congress has alleged that the administration had collapsed and along with 14 MLAs, staked claim to form the government. Opposition party submitted a letter at Raj Bhavan on Monday. […]

PM Modi turns 68, celebrates birthday in Varanasi with schoolchildren

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turns 68 today and the social media is poured with innumerable wishes for him. He will be in Parliamentary Constituency of Varanasi to celebrate his 68th birthday. He will spend a day with schoolchildren and watch “Chalo Jeete Hai”, a film based on PM Modi’s life. Later, he will interact with […]

Nepal, Bhutan have to be inclined towards India: General Rawat

Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Sunday said countries like Nepal and Bhutan have to be inclined to India because of geography. He made the statement while speaking to the reporters on the sidelines of the closing ceremony of the Bay of Bengal initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation- Field Training Military […]

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate Sikkim Airport on September 23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Sikkim on September 23 to inaugurate the state’s first airport at Pakyong. After inaugurating the airport, the prime minister will address a public meeting at St. Xaviers School ground at Pakyong and return to New Delhi the same day, Chief Secretary A.K Shrivastava said after chairing a high-level meeting, […]