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India

Modi, Obama raise the bar for bilateral ties in joint oped

Barack Obama, Narendra Modi
India and the US will broaden and deepen their ties by going beyond “modest and conventional goals”, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Barack Obama in a joint oped. Full text: Indo-US statement

Karnataka high court to hear Jayalalithaa's case tomorrow

 Jayalalithaa

The Karnataka high court has agreed to hear former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa's appeal against her conviction on a priority basis. The matter will be heard on Wednesday by a specially constituted vacation bench.

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Modi-baiter IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested

Pradeep Sharma
Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma arrested by Gujarat police in a graft case. He had earlier raised allegations against Narendra Modi in the 'snoopgate' row.

Amputee CRPF officer to run marathon on blades

An amputee CRPF officer, awardedthe 'Shaurya Chakra' for a daring operation against Naxals in 2011, is going to be the first blade runner from security forces combating India's internal conflicts to run a marathon scheduled in the national capital later this month.

Will pull out of Modi govt: Uddhav Thackeray

Uddhav Thackeray
After dilly-dallying on the issue, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray announced that party leader and Union minister Anant Geete, who looks after the heavy industries portfolio, will resign from the post.

Will continue to meet Hurriyat: Pakistan's Sartaj Aziz

All Parties Hurriyat Conference
A day after he conceded that the timing of Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit’s meeting with Hurriyat leaders was 'perhaps not totally right,' Pakistan national security and foreign affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz on Monday said they would continue to meet the separatists.

Can an Indian get a Nobel this year?

Ig Nobel prize

An Indian origin researcher has made it to the list of this year’s list of potential scientists likely to win the Nobel prize for Physics. Dr Ramamoorthy Ramesh, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley is one of 27 scientists and economists who appear on the 2014 edition of the list.

Odisha BJD MLA under probe for chit fund links, gets bail

The Orissa high court on Tuesday granted anticipatory bail to Biju Janata Dal legislator and former government chief whip Prabhat Tripathy, who is being probed by CBI for his alleged links to chit fund scam.

Over 1.36 lakh Indian pilgrims reach Saudi Arabia for Haj

Haj
All the 1,36,020 Indian pilgrims who will perform Haj this year have reached Saudi Arabia, officials said on Tuesday.

Motivate staff to ensure cleanliness: Centre to states

Clean Delhi-NCR Drive

All state governments have been asked by the Centre to motivate their employees to be part of Narendra Modi government's ambitious 'Clean India' campaign. The guidlines have been sent to all states.

Tearful Panneerselvam takes oath as Tamil Nadu CM

Panneerselvam

Jayalalithaa loyalist O Panneerselvam was on Monday sworn-in as chief minister of Tamil Nadu, succeeding his party supremo two days after her conviction in an illegal assets case. Jaya moves HC against conviction, Panneerselvam sworn in

Govt begins work on controversial river-link project

The Modi government has started work on the first project to artificially connect two rivers, to be followed by two more, as it moves swiftly on a controversial programme first mooted during the Atal Behari Vajpayee-era, which the previous UPA regime had sidestepped.
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