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It was really a special gift to Benjamin Netanyahu from Narendra Modi

The gift was really special for Israel Prime Minister  Benjamin Netanyahu. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had presented Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu replicas of two sets of relics from Kerala that are regarded as key artifacts in the long Jewish history in India. They

Who’s the real man behind India’s biggest tax reform GST?

India’s mega tax reform, Goods & Services Tax (GST), is set to be in force from 1st July 2017. It’s a national tax mechanism throughout India which is replacing taxes levied by the central and state governments. Here are some facts you should know about

UN Day for MSMEs

There’s a UN Day for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), and it’s June 27. India celebrated the day this year with a lot of good projects.  Kalraj Mishra, Union Minister for MSMEs, gave away the MSME Awards 2015 on June 27. Since the United Nations

June 11 is Ram Prasad Bismil Jayanti

Ram Prasad Bismil was a revolutionary freedom fighter (11 June 1897 – 19 December 1927) who challenged the British imperialism with arms in his hands. He participated in Mainpuri conspiracy of 1918, and the Kakori conspiracy of 1925. A patriotic poet who used to write

NASA names solar mission after Chicago physicist

It a prestigious moment for America, NASA has named solar mission after Chicago physicist. The US Space Agency has named the first mission to fly a spacecraft directly into the sun’s atmosphere in honor of Prof. Eugene Parker, who was an eminent physicist at the

PM inaugurates India’s longest bridge in Assam

The bridge enhances connectivity between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, and opens the door for economic development, says Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today inaugurated India’s longest bridge – the 9.15 km long Dhola-Sadiya bridge, over the River Brahmaputra, in Assam. This was his first engagement

PM reviews progress of the Namaami Gange Programme

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has reviewed the progress of the Namaami Gange programme. During the course of a presentation on the subject, senior officials from various Government departments apprised the Prime Minister of action taken so far, and progress made on this programme. Officials said

EP explains: Why South China Sea matters

South China Sea is an area in the Pacific Ocean, and China claims that it belongs to them. However, countries like Taiwan, Philippines, and Vietnam are arguing that the strait, a strategically important region and one of the important marine trade routes, is not the