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Advani, Bachchan, Dilip Kumar get Padma Vibhushan

Monday, January 26th, 2015
Advani, Bachchan, Dilip Kumar get Padma VibhushanNew Delhi , Jan 26 : BJP veteran and former deputy prime minister L K Advani, Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, senior actors Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan and leader of Ismaili sect of Muslims Karim Al Hussaini Aga Khan have been awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the second highest ...

US, India sign pact to develop 3 smart cities

Monday, January 26th, 2015
US, India sign pact to develop 3 smart citiesNew Delhi , Jan 26 : India on Sunday signed three agreements with the US for developing smart cities in Ajmer, Allahabad and Visakhapatnam, with the governemnt saying that the agreements would make significant contribution to building such cities in the country. The agreements were signed by the United States Trade ...

Nation remembers Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary

Sunday, January 25th, 2015
 	 Nation remembers Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversaryNew Delhi , Jan 26 : Today is the birth anniversary of veteran freedom fighter and the great son of India. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, who lived for the country and ultimately laid his life in the struggle to free India from the Colonial rule. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid ...

Obama vows to hunt terrorists, seeks new arms

Sunday, January 25th, 2015
Obama vows to hunt terrorists, seeks new arms New Delhi , Jan 26 : US President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to assiduously hunt down terrorists from Pakistan down to the streets of Paris and called on Congress to approve new war powers against Islamic State militants. In the annual State of the Union Address, Obama said "We ...

President Pranab Mukherjee addresses the nation on the eve of Republic day

Sunday, January 25th, 2015
 	 President Pranab Mukherjee addresses the nation on the eve of Republic dayNew Delhi , Jan 26 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday addressed the nation on the eve of Republic Day. Here is the full text of his speech. On the eve of the 66th Republic Day, I extend warm greetings to all of you in India and abroad. I convey my ...

US Prez Barack Obama arrives in New Delhi on a 3-day visit

Sunday, January 25th, 2015
US Prez Barack Obama arrives in New Delhi on a 3-day visitNew Delhi , Jan 26 : US President Barack Obama arrives in New Delhi on a 3-day visit to attend the 66th Republic Day Celebrations. Prime Minister Narendra Modi warmly receives US President, Barack Obama. The US President Barack Obama accorded a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan. After receiving the Guard of Honor ...

Matter of regret that no Indian university in global top 200: UP governor

Sunday, January 25th, 2015
Matter of regret that no Indian university in global top 200: UP governorNew Delhi , Jan 25 : Uttar Pradesh governor Ram Naik on Saturday said that it was a matter of regret that none of the 700 universities and thousands of degree colleges have figured in the top 200 educational institutions of the world. The governor was addressing the convocation of Purvanchal ...

Crop protection products manufacturer Coromandel’s Q3 net up 28%

Saturday, January 24th, 2015
Crop protection products manufacturer Coromandel’s Q3 net up 28%CHENNAI, Jan 24 : Secunderabad-based crop protection products manufacturer Coromandel International Limited (CIL) on Friday said it has posted a 28% rise in net profit for the third quarter ended December 31, 2014, at Rs 120.6 crore as compared to Rs 94.2 crore during the quarter ended December 31, 2013. This ...

Assure Hindi won’t be imposed, Karunanidhi urges PM

Saturday, January 24th, 2015
Assure Hindi won't be imposed, Karunanidhi urges PMCHENNAI, Jan 24 : DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to honour the promise made by his predecessors that Hindi won't be imposed on non-Hindi speaking people. In a message to his partymen ahead of the Language Martyrs Day on January 25, Karunanidhi recalled the anti-Hindi ...

Indian named on panel to review UN peace-building architecture

Saturday, January 24th, 2015
Indian named on panel to review UN peace-building architectureNew Delhi , Jan 24 : An eminent Indian academician is among seven experts nominated by UN chief Ban Ki-moon to be part of an advisory group that will conduct a policy and institutional review of the world body's peace- building architecture and make recommendations. Saraswathi Menon, former Director of the ...
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