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Shinzo Abe in India: Bullet train, enhanced trade relations, civil nuclear pact top agenda

NEW DELHI(PTI): Japanese premier Shinzo Abe on Friday arrived in New Delhi on a three-day visit for annual summit talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during which the two sides are expected to seal a Rs 98,000 crore deal for India’s first bullet train track and deliberate on a civil …

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Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar to sing a duet in Wazir

There has been alot of buzz over Farhan Akhtar singing in his upcoming release Wazir.alot of buzz over Farhan Akhtar singing in his upcoming release Wazir. The recent development is that his co star Amitabh Bachchan will also sing along with Farhan. The duo are to sing a duet for …

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Gujarat model has failed, Modi can only give speeches: Rahul Gandhi

NEW DELHI(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi can only give speeches, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi said on Friday, while asserting that the former’s Gujarat model of development has failed, as proven by the victory of his party in the state’s local poll. “Modi can only give speeches…like a balloon which only …

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Sunil Gavaskar is above all, even Sachin Tendulkar: Imran Khan

Not undermining Sachin Tendulkar’s rich contribution to the game of cricket, Pakistani cricketing legend-turned politician Imran Khan on Friday said he always rates Sunil Gavaskar above any batsman in the world. “Sachin never played an innings like Gavaskar did. Look, Gavaskar faced a West Indies attack that had four world …

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PTI Chief Imran Khan Meets PM Narendra Modi and invite him

NEW DELHI: Member of Pakistan’s parliament and former cricketer Imran Khan called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today. “At his request, Pakistan MP & Chairman of Tehreek-e-Insaf Party Imran Khan called on PM @narendramodi today,” External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted along with a picture of …

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725 Farmers Committed Suicide in Maharashtra During Jan-Oct 2015

Mumbai(PTI): NEW DELHI: As many as 725 farmers committed suicide in Maharashtra this year (till October 31) due to agrarian reasons, the Rajya Sabha was informed today. “Maharashtra has reported 725 number of suicides by farmers from January-October 2015 due to agrarian reasons”, Union Minister of State for Agriculture Mohanbhai …

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Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar U.S. visit gives fillip to technology trade

NEW DELHI,VARGHESE K GEORGE: India and the U.S. have identified 17 new areas for potential cooperation under Defence Technology and Trade Initiative (DTTI), a flagship scheme launched in 2012 that aims to enhance bilateral strategic partnership, particularly in high technology. Concluding his four-day tour of the United States, Defence Minister …

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JNU confers honorary doctorate on Japanese PM Shinzo Abe

NEW DELHI: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was on Friday conferred with an honorary doctorate in International Relations by Jawaharlal Nehru University here for Japan’s role in India’s economic development. The Japanese prime minister is on a three-day visit to India during which he will hold annual summit talks with …

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Delhi HC not in favour of retired judges who head tribunals taking up private work

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday observed that if retired judges who head or are part of statutory bodies, tribunals and commissions also simultaneously get involved in any other “commercial-legal” activity like arbitration, it may jeopardise reputation of their office. A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and …

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New Delhi: 14-year-old girl abducted on way to school, raped by 6 youths inside car

NEW DELHI(PTI): A 14-year-old girl was allegedly abducted when she was on her way to school and later raped by six youths, including a neighbour, inside a van at Dichaon village near southwest Delhi’s Najafgarh area, police said on Friday. While five of the accused, identified as Rahul (19), Suraj …

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