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India sets world record putting 104 satellites in space

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), the country's space agency, has successfully launched 104 satellites from a single rocket, setting a world record, that will cement the country's space smarts after its successful Mars orbiter m

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UAE, India sign strategic oil storage deal

The UAE and India today signed an agreement allowing the Gulf nation to fill the strategic oil storage facility in southern India, a report said. The agreement and several other deals were signed following talks between His Highne

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Modi announces big schemes for poor, farmers in New Year address

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced a host of new schemes for various sections of society even as he urged the people to continue supporting the government in the fight against corruption and black money. In his tel

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India abolishes some currency notes

India today abolished the Rs500 and Rs1,000 currency notes currently in circulation and announced plans to release new notes in a fight against corruption. Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an address to the nation said the ban will

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Modi not to attend Saarc summit in Pakistan

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not attend a regional summit of South Asian leaders in Pakistan in November because of increasing cross-border attacks in the region, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday. India blames Paki

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Modi vows global campaign to isolate Pakistan

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi criticised Pakistan on Saturday, accusing it of being an exporter of terrorism, and vowing to mount a global campaign to isolate it. The comments follow the Sept. 18 attack on an Indian arm

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India weighs response to attack it blames on Pakistan

India stepped up patrols along its de facto border with Pakistan on Monday after gunmen killed 17 soldiers at a nearby army base, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration weighed its response to an attack India blames on its neighbou

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Modi chides Pakistan, urges Indian unity on national day

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took aim at supporters of "terrorism" in his Independence Day speech on Monday, ratcheting up criticism of Pakistan. Modi also pitched a vision of national unity and progress in his th

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Indian PM Modi set to expand cabinet

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will "expand" his cabinet on Tuesday, a government spokesman said, largely filling up vacancies caused by ministers resigning or moving to other roles. The spokesman didn't give de

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India to get over $1bn from World Bank for Modi's solar goals

The World Bank said on Thursday it would lend India more than $1 billion for its huge solar energy programme, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought climate change funds from its visiting head.   Modi is banki

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