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  • Gujarat rolls out the red carpet for Chinese president Xi Jinping 2 hours 19 minutes ago

    President Xi Jinping is in India and breaking with protocol, he began his three-day India trip from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state. Both sides have hit the ground running - two crucial MoUs have been already signed - but more importantly Modi and President Xi seem to have hit...
  • Gujarat hopes to increase trade ties with China after Xi visit 2 hours 45 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: After the signing of three pacts during the visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Gujarat government hopes that trade ties between the state and China will get a shot in arm. "Chinese companies have invested Rs 700 crore in the state so far, but with the signing of this...
  • India, Nepal discuss border issues at BWG meet 2 hours 54 minutes ago

    Kathmandu: Seeking to resolve longstanding border issues, the first meeting of the Nepal-India Boundary Working Group (BWG) established after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Nepal, began on Wednesday. The main agenda of the BWG's first meeting is to finalise its own composition and terms of reference as well as...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories 3 hours 29 minutes ago

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 3 hours 33 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • PM Modi gifts copy of Gita in Chinese to Xi Jinping at Sabarmati Ashram 3 hours 41 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping, who kicked off his India visit today from Gujarat, visited the Sabarmati ashram of Mahatma Gandhi here where Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted him a copy of the Gita written in Chinese language. Xi was received by Modi and Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on the gates...
  • Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says 3-4 oil blocks offered by Vietnam viable 3 hours 56 minutes ago

    Vietnam has offered India oil and gas blocks outside the territory claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday. India is considering exploring in 2-3 blocks out of the 5 areas in South China Sea that Vietnam had offered on nomination basis in...
  • Modi-Xi meet: Can strategic divergence meet economic convergence? 4 hours 5 minutes ago

    A combination the "world's factory" and the "world's back office" will drive global economic growth, Chinese President Xi Jinping said ahead of a rare visit to India on Wednesday, playing down mistrust that has kept the Asian giants apart. India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is determined to build closer...
  • News 360: Xi Jinping, Modi sign twin city pact for Ahmedabad, Guangzhou 4 hours 15 minutes ago

    It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3-day visit to India. India and China also signed two key pacts on Wednesday: to set up an industrial park in Ahmedabad and for cultural exchanges between Ahmedabad and the Guangzhou...
  • Bombay HC allows BARC workers to move Centre on Bhabha bungalow 4 hours 35 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Wednesday allowed employees of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) to make a representation before the union government on their plea to declare the bungalow of nuclear scientist Homi Bhabha as a national monument. BARC employees, who had filed a PIL seeking to convert the bungalow...
  • Centre nod for use of satellite phones in Himalayas on September 27 5 hours 4 minutes ago

    New Delhi: To boost adventure tourism, the government is going to give the much-awaited permission for use of satellite phones by adventurers in the Himalayas on September 27, World Tourism Day. "We have got in-principle approval from the Home Ministry for allowing satellite phones in the Himalayas, where there is no...
  • PM Modi likely to attend technology fair in Germany in April 2015 5 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the world-renowned engineering and technology fair at Hannover in Germany in April next year, an official statement on Wednesday said. India has conveyed its consent to be the 'Partner Country' at the five-day engineering fair in Germany to be held from...
  • University of Mumbai donates Rs 25 lakh for J&K flood victims 5 hours 17 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The University of Mumbai donated an amount of Rs 25 lakh on Wednesday to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund to rehabilitate victims of devastating floods in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. University of Mumbai's Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar met Maharashtra Governor and Chancellor of the University Ch...
  • Congress releases booklet on 100 days of BJP 'misrule' 5 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Congress on Wednesday brought out a booklet on BJP's "100 days of misrule" insisting that results of all the bypolls after the Lok Sabha election reflect "people's anger" over "hollow promises of a useless government". The slide of the ruling party was a "significant trend" that will gather momentum...
  • Gujarat: Xi Jinping wears khadi jacket while touring Sabarmati Ashram 5 hours 50 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday wore an Indian look as he was attired in an off-white khadi jacket presented to him by Prime Minister Narendra Modi soon after his arrival. Xi wore the jacket over his white shirt when he visited the Sabarmati Ashram, once the abode of Father...
  • Garo militant groups to sign pact with Centre, Meghalaya government, says CM Mukul Sangma 5 hours 56 minutes ago

    Shillong: A peace pact with at least two Garo militant groups in Meghalaya will be signed in New Delhi next week on September 24 with the Centre and the state government, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said on Wednesday. "The final signing of the text agreement for settlement will be signed next...
  • Gujarati fiesta for Chinese President Xi Jinping as Narendra Modi celebrates his birthday at home 4 hours 58 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: It was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 64th birthday and also the first day of the Chinese President Xi Jinping's 3-day visit to India. And the PM did not disappoint. The Chinese President was given a red carpet welcome in Ahmedabad, Modi's hometown, where he was accorded a police guard...
  • Government to launch its most ambitious scheme to reduce infant mortality rate tomorrow 6 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Health Ministry will launch its most ambitious plan to reduce child mortality rate in India on Thursday. According to sources, the government plans to reduce the mortality rate from 29/1000 to single digits. Under the plan, the government plans to provide Vitamin K injection to all new borns...
  • Is it time for India & China to move beyond border issues? 6 hours 58 minutes ago

    As India and China try to forge a stronger tie during the three-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping to India, is it time for India & China to move beyond border issues? ...
  • Indo-China ties will change the world's outlook, says businessmen 9 hours 55 minutes ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, businessmen commented on how Indo-China ties will change the world's outlook. "These talks are very vital. It is a big opportunity for us. One of the key discussions should be on investment," said a businessman. ...
  • Narendra Modi launches pension scheme in Gujarat on his 64th birthday 10 hours 53 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother on Wednesday in Gandhinagar seeking her blessings on his 64th birthday. Modi launched a pension scheme in the state and requested his well wishers to keep his birthday a low key event and give out as much help as was possible to the...
  • Big stars lining up for PM Narendra Modi reception in New York 11 hours 48 minutes ago

    Washington: Young Indian-American pop star sensation Anjali Ranadive, popular playback singer Kavita Subramaniam along with renowned violinist L Subramaniam would perform at a public reception being hosted by Indian-American community for Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York. Ranadive, the daughter of the Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadive, would sing the...
  • Modi appoints former McKinsey India chief Adil Zainulbhai as Quality Council of India head 12 hours 34 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed former McKinsey India Chairman Adil Zainulbhai as the Chairman of Quality Council of India (QCI). An autonomous body under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, QCI is a joint creation by Indian industry to operate the National Accreditation Structure for conformity...
  • Xi Jinping sees 'factory' China and 'back office' India as global engine 12 hours 44 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: A combination the "world's factory" and the "world's back office" will drive global economic growth, Chinese President Xi Jinping said ahead of a rare visit to India on Wednesday, playing down mistrust that has kept the Asian giants apart. India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, is determined to build...
  • Tamil Nadu Governor greets Narendra Modi on his birthday 14 hours 5 minutes ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on Wednesday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday. "I wish you a long, happy and healthy life in your distinguished service to the people and the nation," Rosaiah said in his greetings to Modi who turned 64. "You are our nation's pride,...
  • Watch: PM Narendra Modi's mother gives him laddoo, Rs 5000 on his 64th birthday 14 hours 11 minutes ago

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his mother Hira Baa on her 64th birthday and sought her blessings in Gandhinagar. She gave him laddoo and Rs 5000 as the birthday present. The amount was donated to the PM relief fund, sources said. ...
  • CM Jayalalithaa greets Narendra Modi on his 64th birthday 14 hours 21 minutes ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Wednesday greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 64th birthday wishing him many years of good health to serve the country. "On the joyous occasion of your birthday, I would like to convey my felicitations to you and wish you many more happy...
  • Pro-Tibet activists protest Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India 13 hours 8 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Pro-Tibet activists in Delhi staged protests on Wednesday as India awaited Chinese President Xi Jinping's arrival. Ten Tibetan activists were detained outside the Chinese Embassy for holding protests. "We are fighting for the cause of free Tibet. We want our freedom back," said an angry protester being dragged...
  • National identity card for handicapped soon: Thawar Chand Gehlot 15 hours 32 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A national identity card for the handicapped is on the anvil, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot said on Tuesday. "The handicapped people face difficulty because of multiple authorities giving the certificates... At times, certificate issued in one district is not valid in other," Gehlot said on...
  • On his 64th birthday, PM Modi meets his mother, seeks her blessings 14 hours 7 minutes ago

    Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday celebrated his 64th birthday in his homestate Gujarat. He began his day by visiting his mother Hira Baa in Gandhinagar and sought her blessings. This is Modi's first visit to his homestate after taking charge as the Prime Minister in May. On the...