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VVIP Connection With PM Modi is Changing Varanasi

Thanks to its VVIP nature, the constituency has succeeded in wooing Central ministry projects of varied size and scale

Sep

12

2016

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East Europe is on India's Radar

India plans to send senior ministers to 68 countries by the end of 2016 as a part of the Narendra Modi government’s massive outreach programme to boost bilateral ties and explore new areas of co-operation.

Sep

12

2016

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Government Bridging Gap With West Asia

If the Gulf region is important for India's energy security, India has told these countries it is open to being an indispensable partner for their food security.

Sep

11

2016

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We Continue to Believe India is Ready For NSG:

The US has said it will continue to work "constructively" with New Delhi and other countries for India's entry into NSG, a senior US official has said.

Sep

10

2016

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India Comedian's Angry Tweet to Modi Goes Viral

Kapil Sharma said he was asked to pay a bribe of $7,492; £5,632 to build his Mumbai office, despite paying huge taxes.

Sep

10

2016

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US Strongly Supports India's NSG Bid

The US has been playing a lead role in supporting India's bid+ in the 48-member elite group.

Sep

10

2016

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India Reaffirms UN Peacekeeping Commitment at UK Summit

More than 230,000 Indian troops have participated in 50 of the 71 UN peacekeeping operations mandated by the UN Security Council so far.

Sep

08

2016

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Donald Trump's Remarks Unnerve Indian-Americans

The Indian-American community in the United States is greatly concerned by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's remark against Mexicans and Muslims and that Indians were taking away jobs from the country.

Sep

08

2016

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India Among Priority Nations in UK's Post-Brexit Trade Agenda

Britain's PM told the House of Commons that India was among the countries that had expressed an interest in trade deals with the UK.

Sep

08

2016

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The Myth of Strong British Rule in India

The British never intended to rule India.Their conquest was not driven by a strategy to spread their power, either in their own interests or that of the people they ruled.

Sep

08

2016

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Narendra Modi Flags UK Visa Policy

Prime minister Narendra Modi in a meeting with his British counterpart Theresa May on Monday raised the issue of UK's new visa policy and its negative impact on Indian working professionals wishing to visit the United Kingdom for short-term business.

Sep

06

2016

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UK's Visa Policy May Negatively Impact Indians

Britain's new visa policy could have a "negative impact" on Indian working professionals' short term business visits to the UK, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday told his British counterpart Theresa May

Sep

05

2016

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Pentagon Backs Proposal to Five US Fighter Jets Make in India Tag

The Pentagon has backed proposals from US aviation giants Boeing and Lockheed Martin to manufacture top-line fighter aircraft as part of the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

Sep

05

2016

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Trade is The Biggest Weakness in India-US Ties

If India wants to have a vibrant nuclear industry and a vibrant nuclear energy sector, the government will have to amend the current liability law not as a favour to the United States but in order to protect its own domestic nuclear industry and suppliers.

Sep

05

2016

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Need India in NSG to Promote Non-proliferation

Japan has reiterated support for India's NSG bid saying its presence in the group will help promote non-proliferation,

Sep

05

2016

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Indian-Origin UK Lawmaker Keith Vaz Steps Down Over Sex Scandal

Keith Vaz, Britain's longest serving Indian-origin lawmaker, was today embroiled in a sex scandal after a newspaper claimed he had paid for male sex workers.

Sep

04

2016

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Controversy Eats Into NRI Support For AAP

The current controversy in Punjab unit of AAP, which is now taking shape of Punjabis versus outsiders has apparently started eroding the party's NRI support base, which played a crucial role in its 2014 performance in Punjab elections.

Sep

04

2016

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India And Vietnam Boost Military, Commercial Ties

India on Saturday agreed to provide Vietnam with a $500 million loan for defense purposes, a further sign of warming ties between two countries in separate territorial disputes with China.

Sep

03

2016

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USA And India Reiterate Support For New Build

The two sides also committed to "redouble" their efforts towards India's early entry into the NSG, in a bid to strengthen global non-proliferation and export controls.

Sep

03

2016

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India Retains Position as 3rd Largest Investor in Britain

The UK-India partnership lies at the very heart of the strategic relationship between our two nations, a relationship that has never been more important than it is today

Sep

01

2016

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US Woos Immigrant Entrepreneurs

In a move that could benefit Indian entrepreneurs, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is proposing a new rule to woo immigrant entrepreneurs.

Sep

01

2016

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India to Grant Residency to Rich Foreigners

Investors must put $1.5m (£1.1m) into the nation's economy over 18 months or $3.75m over three years. They must also create jobs for at least 20 Indians each financial year.

Sep

01

2016

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India’s UNSC Bid Complicated

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said the process of India’s UNSC bid is complicated and it will take time.

Sep

01

2016

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U.S., India Sign Military Logistics Agreement

The United States and India signed an agreement governing the use of each other's land, air and naval bases for repair and resupply

Sep

01

2016

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From Tata to Infosys, India Inc Begins to Feel The Brexit Heat

Some of India’s biggest companies are starting to feel the real pain from Britain’s impending exit from the European Union

Sep

01

2016

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Outwards to Africa

Africa and India together cover about a quarter of the world’s land area, support over a third of its population and harbour about half of its disease burden.

Sep

01

2016

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A Reunion of Friends

It’s a different Middle East, but Modi and Sisi need to reclaim the legacy of Nehru and Nasser.

Aug

31

2016

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US Promises to Look Into Visa Concerns of Indian IT Industry

The US has said it would look into Indian industry's concern that it was being unfairly 'targeted' through the discriminatory visa fee hikes and social security measures.

Aug

31

2016

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From Delhi, a Strong Message From John Kerry to Pakistan on Terror

ndia and America are witnessing a defining moment in their progressing relationship, said US Secretary of State John Kerry, who is in Delhi just as the countries signed a deal to share each other's military bases for repairs and resupplies.

Aug

31

2016

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When John Kerry Got Stuck in Delhi Traffic

When US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Delhi for bilateral talks on Monday evening, monsoon rains decided to not care about his VIP status.

Aug

31

2016

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Retired Indian-origin Major in UK Returns Honour in Protest

A retired Indian-origin soldier-turned-politician in the UK has returned his Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) in protest against what he feels is the misuse of the honour system by former prime minister David Cameron.

Aug

31

2016

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U.S., India Pledge Deeper Security and Commercial Ties

The United States and India pledged to deepen security and commercial ties at the start of an annual U.S.-India strategic dialogue in which tension with Pakistan over the disputed Kashmir region will also be discussed.

Aug

29

2016

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Why India Needs to Get Rid of Its Sedition Law

In India, you can be charged with sedition for liking a Facebook post, criticising a yoga guru, cheering a rival cricket team, drawing cartoons, asking a provocative question in a university exam, or not standing up in a cinema when the national anthem is being played.

Aug

29

2016

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India's Supersonic Mega Missile That China Should Fear

India deploying supersonic missiles on the border has exceeded its own needs for self-defense and poses a serious threat to China’s Tibet and Yunnan provinces.

Aug

28

2016

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Bernie Sanders Endorses Indian-American Congressional Candidate

Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders has endorsed Indian-American social-worker Peter Jacob, who is running for the US House of Representatives seat in New Jersey which is known to be a strong Republican bastion.

Aug

28

2016

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India Keen to Acquire US Predator Armed Drones

India is likely to make a renewed pitch to acquire armed drones from the US during defence minister Manohar Parrikar's visit to Washington next week to meet a requirement of the air force for a stealth cross border strike option.

Aug

28

2016

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Surrogacy Bill: Modi Govt Sets New Terms

By shutting down commercial surrogacy—as this new bill seeks to do—the state, instead of helping the woman apply her agency in a more equitable environment, takes it away altogether.

Aug

26

2016

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Tulsi Gabbard Called Devil By Republican Opponent

Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu to be elected to the US Congress, has been targeted for her Hindu faith by her Republican opponent in the Congressional elections, prompting sharp reactions from the Hindu-American community members.

Aug

26

2016

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Indian Subs More Vulnerable After Leak,

The leak of sensitive data related to India’s Scorpene project makes the country’s submarines more vulnerable but since each vessel has a different “acoustic signature”, the impact may be less damaging.

Aug

26

2016

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China Expresses Concern About Indian Missiles on Border

China's Defence Ministry said that it hoped India could put more efforts into regional peace and stability rather than the opposite, in response to Indian plans to put advanced cruise missiles along the disputed border with China.

Aug

26

2016

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India Submarine Data Leak May be Economic Warfare

French naval contractor DCNS said on Wednesday it may have been the victim of "economic warfare" after secrets about its Scorpene submarines being built in India were leaked.

Aug

25

2016

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Sikh-Americans Welcome Removal of 225 Sikhs From Blacklist

Calling it a "step in the right direction", Sikh-Americans here have welcomed the Indian government's decision of removing the names of 225 Sikhs from a blacklist.

Aug

25

2016

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French Ex-naval Officer Behind Scorpene Leak

French firm DCNS, which is making the stealth submarines jointly with India, said the leak of documents is "a serious matter pertaining to the Indian Scorpene programme"

Aug

24

2016

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2 Indian-American Women Named White House Fellows

Two Indian-American women have been selected for the prestigious White House Fellow programme that offers first-hand experience of working at the highest levels of the US federal government.

Aug

24

2016

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Massive Data Leak Hits French Submarine Company

French shipbuilder DCNS has been hit by a massive data leak affecting a major submarine contract for the Indian navy.

Aug

24

2016

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India, Now Onto Reworking Tax Treaty With Singapore

After amending its tax treaties with Mauritius and Cyprus, India is now eyeing its agreement with Singapore.

Aug

24

2016

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Keralite Worried Over Challenging Economic Conditions in Middle East

Remittances to India from the Gulf countries fell 2.2% in 2015-16 from that a year ago to $35.9 billion, declining for the first time in six years.

Aug

24

2016

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Afghanistan Looks to India For More Arms

India is set to deliver more arms to Afghanistan to help it fight Islamist militants.

Aug

23

2016

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Singapore's Indian-Origin Former President Dies

Indian-origin former Singapore President S R Nathan died at a hospital today, days after suffering a stroke.

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