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  • Indo-China ties will change the world's outlook, says businessmen 3 hours 57 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 4 hours 55 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...
  • Tamil Nadu Governor greets Narendra Modi on his birthday 8 hours 7 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,...
  • CM Jayalalithaa greets Narendra Modi on his 64th birthday 8 hours 23 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 7 hours 11 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...
  • India and China look to put knotty relations on new footing 12 hours 37 minutes ago

    Ahmedabad: The electricity board in this Indian city has been instructed to avoid any power cuts and officials have been told to have their shoes polished and their shirts tucked in, nothing has been left to chance for this week's visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. India's new Prime Minister, Narendra...
  • MH370 mystery: 58 'hard objects' found in Indian Ocean 3 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: The Australia-led search team for the missing Malaysian flight MH370 has discovered 58 hard objects inconsistent with the Indian Ocean seabed, raising hopes of solving the over six months-long aviation mystery. Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said the Joint Agency Coordination Centre (JACC) which is leading the search...
  • Modi ignored Gujarat constituency after becoming the PM, says Jatin Kella 4 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Congress candidate Jatin Kella said that after Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister of India he ignored the Gujarat constituency. ...
  • Laddoos for Narendra Modi when he meets mother on his 64th birthday 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Gujarati sweets such as Churma ke laddoo, lapsi and kansar will be offered to Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he seeks blessings of his mother on September 17, a day that is his birthday. Modi's mother Hiraba, 95, is counting the days and hours to embrace her son on his...
  • Not acche din, but weeping times have come for India: Mamata Banerjee 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "acche din" slogan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said "weeping time" has come for people as resources of the country are being sold to foreign powers in the name of FDI by the BJP-led government at the Centre. "Before coming to power, there...
  • Ahmedabad scrubbed clean for Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping visit 5 days ago

    Ahmedabad: From relaying roads and painting the pathways to trimming trees and lighting up the streets, an army of civic workers are on double-shift to give a face lift to this largest city in Gujarat where both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are scheduled to visit...
  • Street kids want to meet Narendra Modi, Badhte Kadam organisation helps September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Children living in the streets of the national capital on Sunday sought an appointment with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. "Members of Badhte Kadam on Sunday wrote a letter to our respected Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking time from him so that they can also share their side of the...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 5, 2014

    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. ...
  • Natwar Singh hails Narendra Modi government September 5, 2014

    Kolkata: Former Congress leader K Natwar Singh on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his foreign policies and said he was yet to make a mistake. "Three months is to early but I don't think he has made any mistake so far. He had great success in Japan, Brazil, he...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 5, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: School children talk to Narendra Modi on Teacher's day September 5, 2014

    On Friday, September 5, the occasion of Teachers' Day, student's across the country listen to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teacher's Day speech, through live telecast and webcast. He kept his speech short but focused on the key aspects of education in the changing times. ...
  • Rate Prime Minister Modi's interaction with students September 5, 2014

    On Friday, September 5, the occasion of Teachers' Day, an auditorium in Delhi was packed full house with children from government schools across the city. The centre of attention was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who addressed the teachers and students across the nation through a live telecast and webcast. ...
  • New Delhi: Rain disrupts PM's class on Teachers' Day September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Heavy rain in many parts of Delhi disrupted arrangements for listening to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech live in a number of government schools. The rain began soon after Modi started his speech at the Manekshaw Centre from where it was telecast on Doordarshan. The schools were asked to...
  • Most schools adhere to directive, show Narendra Modi's address live September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Thirteen-year old Prerna was beaming with confidence as she walked out of the Manekshaw auditorium after listening to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Teachers' Day address. Prerna Singh, a class Xth student of Kendriya Vidyalaya Pragati Vihar, was one of the many students who interacted with the PM. Prerna now knows...
  • Meenakshi Lekhi slams government critics as schools prepare for Modi's Teachers' Day speech September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Meenakshi Lekhi on Thursday lashed out at government critics over Narendra Modi's Teacher's Day speech row. "Former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's birth anniversary is celebrated as Children's Day in India. If that is not considered politics, then why is Modi's Teacher's Day speech...
  • Students looking forward to listen to Modi's speech on Teachers’ Day September 3, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's planned interaction with students to mark Teachers' Day on September 5. "It is important for Modi to interact with the upcoming generation. This is the first time PM will directly address us," said a student. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on punctuality of politicians August 31, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new wave of change. Punctuality and dedication are two words that no minister believes in. ...
  • TWTW: Ministers' foreign tours to be no longer fun trips under Modi rule August 31, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on ministers' of India who travel abroad for fun on the pretext of work spending crores of nation's money. ...
  • Watch: The 'Week that Wasn't' with Cyrus Broacha August 31, 2014

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments from the ice bucket challenge taken very seriously by Indians to Prime Minister Narendra Modi completing 100 days. ...
  • PM Narendra Modi's 'bandhgala' look in Japan gets praise August 30, 2014

    Kyoto: Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed at the Osaka airport in Japan on Saturday, looking dapper in a dark 'bandhgala'. His look got a thumbs up from a few Twitter users. Twitter user Atmay said: "Modi and all ministers should wear such suits in regular office also. Kurta is outdated." Another user...
  • Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to visit India, Malaysia August 29, 2014

    Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced on Friday that he will travel to India and Malaysia next week. On Abbott's first visit to India as Prime Minister, he said he will visit New Delhi and Mumbai to strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries, reported Xinhua. India is Australia's fifth...
  • 100 days of Modi government: The hits and misses August 28, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to complete 100 days in office. CNBC-TV 18 CEOs' poll rates Modi's overall performance to be 7.8/10. Speedy decision making and taking steps in the right direction have been accounted as the government's biggest achievement. ...
  • SC puts moral pressure on PM, CMs, says those facing criminal charges not to be made ministers August 27, 2014

    The Supreme Court has put moral pressure on the Prime Minister and Chief Ministers by observing that people facing criminal or corruption charges should not be made ministers. The apex court, however, stopped short of prescribing disqualification for such people from becoming ministers and left it to the wisdom of the...
  • British Prime Minister David Cameron leads tributes for UK film veteran Richard Attenborough August 25, 2014

    Reuters: British Prime Minister David Cameron led tributes on Monday for actor and director Richard Attenborough who died aged 90 after a career in the film industry spanning over six decades. Attenborough died on Sunday. His agent described him as a "truly great man of both the cinema and the arts"...
  • UK Deputy PM meets Arun Jaitley, discusses retro tax issue August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg on Monday met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and discussed various matters of mutual interest, including the retrospective tax amendment issue. Jaitley, according to sources, explained the government's position on the retrospective tax amendments with reference to the tax cases of Vodafone and Cairn...