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PM Modi gifts Singapore counterpart a replica of Buddhagupta Stele

It bears Sanskrit phrases in Pallava script and serves as an important evidence of the transmission of Buddhism from India to Southeast Asia. This transmission is evident in the Straits and the Malay peninsular region. The inscription on the stone was the product of a Buddhist community that was residing ... Read More »

North and South Korea hold high level talks at Panmunjom

The rivals also agreed at a meeting of senior officials at the border village of Panmunjom to establish a liaison office at the North Korean border town of Kaesong and hold sports talks on fielding combined teams for some sports at the Asian Games in August, as they continue to ... Read More »

I am innocent, will challenge suspension: Sanjita Chanu

“I am innocent, I have not taken any banned substance. I will challenge this with the help of the national federation,” Sanjita said. Sanjita, who had won a gold in the women’s 53kg category in the recent Gold Coast CWG, was suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) tested positive ... Read More »

Nepal, Scotland among 4 teams inducted in ICC ODI rankings

The ICC release states that results of all the bilateral ODIs involving these new teams will henceforth be taken into account while calculating the rating points. The Netherlands secured ODI status and a place in the 13-team ODI league by winning the ICC World Cricket League Championship last year, while ... Read More »

4 Years Modi Government: One-Stop centres for women in distress

Talat’s marriage landed in trouble but her mother Firoza did not give it up and reached this Center. WATCH VIDEO | 4 Years Modi Government: One-Stop centres for women in distress  The centre provides medical assistance, police assistance; counseling and legal assistance and all are free of cost. The best ... Read More »

West Indies too strong for World XI in charity match

Lewis struck 58 off 26 balls, including five sixes and as many fours in a West Indies’ total of 199 for four with Marlon Samuels contributing 43 and Denesh Ramdin 44 not out. Badree then took two wickets in his first two overs for the reigning World Twenty20 champions before ... Read More »

FIFA lifts suspension on Guatemala

The suspension prevented Guatemalan teams from participating in international competitions such as the Gold Cup, the Central American Games and the CONCACAF Champions League. “FIFA has today lifted the suspension that was imposed on the Guatemalan Football Association” Fedefut, it said in a statement on Thursday.   Football’s governing body said ... Read More »

Abortion debate in Argentina heats up

The commission is expected to send a bill that would allow women to interrupt pregnancy during the first 14 weeks to the Lower House floor. While Argentina’s Congress has debated abortion before, the topic has garnered more attention since centre-right President Mauricio Macri said he was in favour of debate ... Read More »

Indian-origin Texas boy wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

Nemmani, a 14-year-old from Texas, defeated a field of more than 515 spellers, aged 8 to 15, hailing from across the United States and eight other countries. The definition of the winning word “koinonia” is: the Christian fellowship or body of believers, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Responding to the ... Read More »

PM Modi discusses bilateral ties with Singapore PM, President

The two leaders also exchanged views to strengthen bilateral relations and explored further cooperation in the flagship initiatives of the government. “Valuable strategic partner in our Act East Policy! Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Lee had delegation-level talks” said Raveesh Kumar, Spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs. “Discussion ... Read More »

North India continues to swelter under heat-wave

The Monsoon has covered Kerala and Karnataka, and the Met Department says monsoon rains will hit North East and Eastern parts of the country in the next few days. Farmers in south India are happy with the arrival of the monsoon. Farmers have been getting their fields ready for the ... Read More »

Mixed bag results in Bypolls

The bypolls in 10 assembly constituencies and 4 lok sabha seats were declared by the election commission.The results have announced splintered verdict for the parties in different states.In Kairana, death of the sitting MP , BJP’s Hukum Singh necessitated the bypoll. The Rashtriya Lok Dal’s candidate Tabassum Hassan won the ... Read More »

India registers whopping Q4 FY18 growth rate

India has retained the fastest growing economy tag clocking a stellar 7.7 % in fourth quarter of the FY18. India Also Surpassed China to become worlds fastest growing economy. As compared to India’s outstanding performance, China Grew at 6.8% in the January to March Quarter. The Indian economy has been ... Read More »

PM Modi: New India taking shape

Boosting Fintech is high on Prime Minister Modi’s agenda on his 3 day Singapore visit. In a huge leap forward, day one saw Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India Mission going global.Before addressing the Indian Business and Community event at the Marina Bay Sands  in Singapore, Prime Minister Modi launched ... Read More »

Union Ministers present Modi government 4 year report card

Narendra Modi Government at the Centre has completed 4 successful years in office and the union ministers are taking various achievements to the people. The aim is to to ensure that the benefits of government schemes reach the intended beneficiary. Union home minister Raj Nath Singh was in Bhopal on ... Read More »