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New Delhi, April 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning met with his British counterpart Theresa May at 10 Downing Street in London. PM Modi, who is on a five-day tour to three nations, landed in the United Kingdom on Tuesday to ta

Facebook begins fact-checking news in poll-bound Karnataka


New Delhi, April 18: With Karnataka heading for the polls in May, Facebook has announced a third-party fact-checking programme in the state to fight spread of fake news on its platform. The social media giant on Tuesday announced a partne

This is our promise, we will transform India, says PM Modi


London, April 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said his government would transform India. Addressing Indian diaspora at Stockholm University in the presence of Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, Prime Minister Modi talked
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London, April 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the United Kingdom for a four-day visit of bilateral engagements as well as multilateral discussions as part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.      UK Forei

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Washington, April 18: Starbucks announced on Tuesday that it will close all its company-owned stores in the US for the afternoon on May 29 to train employees how to prevent racial discrimination in their stores In the wake of outrage over the

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United Nations, April 18: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has urged India to strengthen the ability of banks to go after debtors and warned that debts negatively impact investments. "The corporate debt overhang and associated bankin

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Washington, April 18: Former First Lady Barbara Pierce Bush, wife of a United States president and mother of another, died today.  She was 92.      Her husband George Herbert Walker Bush, the former US president and her s

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London, Apr 18: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the UK today for a four-day visit of bilateral engagements as well as multilateral discussions as part of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). UK Foreign Secretary B

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Washington, April 18: Though recent actions by the US and China could be seen as heralding a trade war, nations still have the opportunity to resolve their differences through multilateral discussions, the International Monetary Fund's c

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Stockholm, April 18: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invoked the achievements of pugilist M.C. Mary Kom and shuttler Saina Nehwal at the Commonwealth Games in Australia earlier this month while addressing the Indian diaspora h

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Washington, April 18: A US passenger plane made an emergency landing in the US city of Philadelphia on Tuesday after one of its engines failed mid-air, with at least one person injured, according to passenger accounts. The Boeing 737-700,

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New Delhi, April 18: India on Tuesday filed its second round of pleadings to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague regarding the case of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the Indian national who was sentenced to death by a Pakistani militar

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Washington, April 18: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday said that it expects India's economy to grow at 7.4 per cent in 2018 from 6.7 per cent in 2017. According to the IMF's World Economic Outlook (WEO) report, the

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Stockholm, April 18: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held separate bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Finland ahead of the first ever India-Nordic Summit here. Modi held the first mee

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United Nations/New Delhi, April 18: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says that India will retain its top spot as the world's fastest growing economy, helped by structural reforms and the fading of the effects of demonetisation and t

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