Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Tastes Gujarati Food in India: 5 Special Dishes That Make a Gujarati Thali Unique

Japan’s Prime Minster Shinzo Abe arrived in India along with his wife Akie Abe yesterday – 13thSeptember 2017, for a two-day visit during which he will be visiting the state of Gujarat. There has been a lot of talk about him being served a vegetarian ‘Gujarati Thali’ for dinner last night, which was organised specially by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for him at a beautiful and famous rooftop restaurant in Ahmedabad called Agashiye. The restaurant is particularly known for its splendid view of some heritage monuments in the city such as the…

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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif names Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa as new army chief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s prime minister on Saturday picked Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa to replace outgoing army chief Raheel Sharif+ , a popular military leader credited for improving security and driving back Islamist militant groups, his spokesman said. The army chief is arguably the most powerful person in Pakistan, with the military having ruled the country for more than half its 69-year history since independence from Britain. General Bajwa will likely take charge of the world’s sixth-largest army by troop numbers in a formal handover on Tuesday, when General Sharif, who…

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PM Narendra Modi Says Currency Ban A ‘Key Step To Help Honest Citizen’

PANAJI:  An emotional Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he was voted by the people of the country to fight corruption, adding that he left his family and home for the nation.Here are the highlights of his speech: Political instability had affected Goa’s growth. And due to this instability, the state never realised its true potential I laud Manohar Parrikar for ushering in a political culture in Goa- that of taking Goa to new heights of progress Due to Manohar Parrikar, Goa saw political stability and formation of a…

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PM Modi On Currency Ban: ‘People Voted Me In To Fight Corruption. Shouldn’t I Do It?’

In an emotional speech in Goa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, “People voted me to fight corruption. Shouldn’t I do it? The people have chosen a government and they expect so much from it.” “I also feel the pain. These steps taken were not a display of arrogance. I have seen poverty and understand people’s problems,” he added.. The Reserve Bank of India has urged people to not withdraw cash repeatedly and hoard it. “The Reserve Bank urges that public need not be anxious… cash is available when they need…

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G20 summit: PM Narendra Modi blasts Pakistan, says one nation in South Asia spreading agents of terror

Hangzhou: In an apparent reference to Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said, one single nation in South Asia is spreading agents of terror in the region. Speaking at the G20 Summit in China, PM Modi urged the international community to act in unity and take action against terrorism. He further called them to isolate and sanction supporters of terrorism. “We expect the international community to speak and act in unity, and to respond with urgency to fight this menace,” PM Modi said. “Those who sponsor and support terrorism…

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Anything I Say On PM Modi Will Be ‘Problematic’: RBI’s Raghuram Rajan

LONDON: Reserve Bank’s outgoing Governor Raghuram Rajan, whose outspoken views have often been seen as being critical of the government, feels whatever he will say on Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be “problematic”. Mr Rajan, whose tenure at RBI has been marked with several controversies triggered by his comments on issues ranging from tolerance debate to the government’s flagship programme ‘Make in India’, was asked to describe PM Modi in a televised rapid- fire like interview with BBC. “I think I will pass on that question. Whatever answer I give…

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Less Cellphone Time, More Action, PM Modi Rebukes Party’s Lawmakers

\NEW DELHI:  “Beware of sting operations,” warned Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar at the start of the BJP weekly strategy session with all its lawmakers in the two houses. From here on, the hour-long meeting turned out to be yet another pull up your socks cum commandment from the PM session. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was scheduled to visit Bhavra in Aliaraj district of Madhya Pradesh – freedom struggle hero Chandra Shekhar Azad’s home town to flag off the Independence Day march programme. It will figure 75 ministers visiting 150…

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The Azaadi India Has Kashmir Can Feel Too: PM Narendra Modi’s Big Outreach

ALIJAPUR, MADHYA PRADESH:  In his first comments on the crisis that has wrecked Kashmir over the last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, “Every Indian loves Kashmir” and promised “the azaadi (freedom) that every Indian feels, Kashmir can feel too.” The PM has been faulted in parliament by the opposition for not speaking on the violence that has torn through the Kashmir Valley since security forces shot dead Burhan Wani, a 22-year-old terrorist who had turned into a local youth icon partly through his agile use of social media….

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‘India First’ At The Core On Government’s Foreign Policy, Says PM Modi

‘India first’ is the core of NDA government’s foreign policy which is aimed at protecting the country’s strategic interests and ensuring robust economic growth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. “India first is the central point (of our foreign policy). It is about protecting India’s strategic interest, it is to ensure that India marches forward in achieving economic prosperity by leaps and bounds and reaches the position which it is destined to reach,” he said. The Prime Minister was making a Town Hall-style address to mark the second anniversary of…

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