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October 30, 2017 12:51 AM Unity in diversity easier said than done, says PM Narendra Modi

Bengaluru: Dismissing the Opposition’s claim that the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democartic Alliance government was trying to enforce uniformity in place of ‘unity in diversity’, which has been the bedrock of the nation’s unity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the slogan was easier said than done. Speaking at the valedictory of the two day Soundarya 227

October 29, 2017 4:28 PM India key to U.N. peacekeeping

PM says in Mann Ki Baat that India, as a messenger of peace, vouches for peace Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded India’s contributions to the UN peace keeping efforts as reflecting its ethos as a “messenger of peace” and said that his celebration of the festival of Deepavali with the troops stationed in Gurez was an “unforgettable” experience. He said this during 201

October 29, 2017 2:10 PM Mann ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi lauds adoption of Khadi by Indians

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his monthly address to the nation "Mann ki Baat", said that the programme has established close links with the people of India. He said that his appeal to the people of India to adopt Khadi yielded positive results as sale of Khadi on Dhanteras and Diwali spiked. On the occasion of Dhanteras, Delhi's Khadi Gramodyog recorded 242

October 20, 2017 10:03 PM Namibia: 30 Years After Thomas Sankara

Last Sunday, 15 October 2017, marked 30 years since Thomas Sankara, the revolutionary leader and former president of Burkina Faso, preceded us into ancestry. He was killed by his close associate Blaise Compaore, seemingly on instruction of France and Cote d'Ivoire. Compaore met his fate when the young Sankarists jubilantly removed him from power in 2014. He ran to Cote d'Ivoire 145

October 10, 2017 7:32 PM 'Lingering disruption' from Modi's note ban and rushed GST launch forces IMF to slash India's GDP growth forecast

The IMF, however, raised its current year growth forecast for China to 6.8 per cent, which is 0.1 per cent more than its two previous projections in April and July, putting the Asian giant ahead of India as the world's fastest growing economy. The World Economic Outlook report also lowered India's growth for 2018 to 7.4 per cent, 0.3 percentage points 142

September 25, 2017 10:38 PM Angola invites 26 heads of state to new president's inauguration, over a dozen arrive

Angola is expecting 26 heads of state and government to the inauguration of newly elected president João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço on Tuesday. Among the invited guests are Russian President Vladimir Putin, British Prime Minister Teresa May, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi, the Angolan foreign affairs 143

September 21, 2017 8:09 AM Portugal PM Antonio Luis Da Costa supports India's bids for UNSC membership

UNITED NATIONS: Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Luis Da Costa has supported India's bid for a permanent membership of the UN Security Council, asserting that efforts must continue to ensure greater representation in the most powerful wing of the world body. "Achieving sustainable peace will require greater synergies in the Organisation's structures 129

August 28, 2017 7:14 PM Chinese troops leave Doklam, win for India

New Delhi: In a major diplomatic breakthrough and a clear victory, India has managed to tame the Chinese dragon ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s forthcoming visit to China for the Brics summit early next month, with New Delhi on Monday evening confirming pullout by both Indian and Chinese troops from Doklam in Bhutanese territory, bringing an end to the two month-old 99

August 28, 2017 5:48 PM Doubling Down on Doklam

China and India are gearing up for what could be a global showdown to test each other’s strength as the leading power in Asia. The two countries are in the midst of a two-month standoff at the Doklam plateau, a contested territory at the China-Bhutan border, after Chinese workers were seen building a road into the area. Despite agreeing to settle the dispute 100

August 28, 2017 1:51 PM Doklam Resolution: China Eats Crow, Indian Stock Goes Up

Let’s come to brass-tacks straightaway. The 70-day-long India-China standoff in Doklam has just ended, as abruptly as it began on June 18. This shows that it’s the Chinese, not the Indians, who have eaten crow. What has China gained by this eventual mutually agreed withdrawal of troops from the India-Bhutan-China trijunction? Zilch. Instead, it’s India’s 107