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Modi gets $35 billion promise from Japan, no N-deal yet

Narendra Modi, Shinzo Abe
Narendra Modi on Monday extracted a pledge of nearly $35 billion in Japanese investment and financing over the next five years for infrastructure projects like smart cities and the cleaning of the Ganga.

AAI to develop 50 low-cost airports

Air India
The state-owned airport operator Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to develop 50 new low-cost airports across the country to cope with the growing air traffic.

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Tweet-ed it: Modi’s 10 biggest Twitter moments

Narendra Modi
The victory tweet, also the most retweeted tweet in India, hit a bull’s eye. But that wasn’t all. Take a look at the 10 big Twitter moments of Narendra Modi ever since he took over as PM.

India may accept China’s Asian bank offer

The move would be a big boost to China’s plans of having its stamp over lending institutions in Asia and counter the US and Japan-dominated Asian Development Bank.

Three youth gang rape teen in Muzaffarnagar

In yet another incident, three youths gangraped a 17-year-old girl on Sunday night, after abducting her from her house in Kakaurali village.

BJP mounts pressure, Sena says alliance is bound by Hindutva

Uddhav Thackeray
The BJP continued to mount pressure on ally Shiv Sena by discussing the observers' report from Maharashtra ahead of the much-awaited seat-sharing between the two for the upcoming assembly polls.

BJP rewards coalgate whistleblower

Coal mines
The ruling BJP rewarded its whistleblower in the coal scam, Lok Sabha MP Hansraj Ahir, nominating him as the chairman of the standing committee on coal.

Living patient declared dead in Aligarh hospital, spends 3 days in mortuary

A member of the depressed family being taken to a hospital for treatment in SAS Nagar
Doctors in a hospital in Aligarh declared a patient, who was admitted there for treatment, as dead. When the police arrived three days later, the patient was lying in the mortuary alive.

Rights watchdog slams large number of death sentences, says they have failed to curb crime

Rape, death penalty, capital punishment
President Pranab Mukherjee has rejected 97% of the mercy petitions since assuming the top office in 2012, a human rights watch group has said, stressing that death penalty has failed to act as a deterrent in the country.

BJP rushes Union ministers to J-K on its Mission 44+

Amit Shah
With Jammu and Kashmir high on its electoral agenda, the BJP is sending a large contingent of its Union ministers and senior leaders to the state in the run-up to the assembly polls as part of its ambitious Mission 44-plus target.

Ebola: Six 'high risk' passengers from WAfrica quarantined

Six people deemed "high risk" Ebola suspects were admitted to a quarantine facility at Delhi airport, health ministry said on Monday. The suspects were among 181 passengers who arrived in India from the affected western African countries.

Tribals halt mining activities of Adani group in Chhattisgarh

The Mines and Minerals Bill, 2011
The tribals in Parsa and Kante Basin coal mines area of Ambikapur, north Chhattisgarh, have brought mining activities of the Adani enterprises to a complete halt since Friday.
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