Modi outlines vision for development of Northeast states

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The Centre is determined to ensure overall development of the Northeast states, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the 65th Plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC) in Shillong on Friday. "India will grow when all its regions grow together. I see no reason why the Northeast cant be de...

Wall Street rises; sees bright side of higher rates

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WASHINGTON: Chances of a Federal Reserve interest rate increase by July rose significantly Friday when Fed Chair Janet Yellen said a hike could be justified "in the coming months." Speaking at Harvard University, Yellen said she believed US economic growth and the labor market would continue to s...

Nigerian student assaulted over car parking dispute

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The Banjara Hills police investigating the case of attack on a Nigerian student by a local on Wednesday here have ruled out racism as a reason for the attack.The police said that they will be submitting a report on the incident to the Union Home Ministry which has expressed concern over a series ...

Japan: Barack Obama stirs debate with Hiroshima visit

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Barack Obama on Friday becomes the first sitting US president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bombing, a gesture Washington and Tokyo hope will highlight their alliance and breathe life into stalled efforts to abolish nuclear arms. Even before it occurs, though, the visit has...

2 years on, 62% give Modi govt a thumbs up

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NEW DELHI: Two years into its term, the Narendra Modi government has been rated by 62 per cent of metropolitan Indians as having done a good or very good job in a survey done exclusively for TOI. That's a touch lower than the 67 per cent who voiced the same opinion a year ago. Meanwhile, the prop...

MP: IAS officer who praised Nehru in FB post transferred

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IAS officer Ajay Singh Gangwar and Barwani district Collector, who praised the countrys first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in a Facebook post, was transferred by Madhya Pradesh government.Gangwar was transferred as Deputy Secretary in the Secretariat in Bhopal. "The state government has...

Japan: Barack Obama stirs debate with Hiroshima visit

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Barack Obama on Friday becomes the first sitting US president to visit Hiroshima, site of the world's first atomic bombing, a gesture Washington and Tokyo hope will highlight their alliance and breathe life into stalled efforts to abolish nuclear arms. Even before it occurs, though, the visit has...

Gujarat Lions to be tested by Sunrisers Hyderabad in IPL Qualifier 2

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Sunrisers Hyderabad passed the Kolkata Knight Riders' test with flying colours but face another challenging contest against Gujarat Lions. Captain David Warner acknowledges Lions to be a tough opposition and feels a good start will be crucial to their chances in the Indian Premier League Qualifie...

140 VIPs to grace Mamata Banerjee's swearing-in today

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Kolkata: Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, former Indian cricketer Laxmi Ratan Shukla and noted singer Indranil Sen will be among 18 new faces to be sworn in as ministers as Mamata Banerjee takes oath again as West Bengal Chief Minister on Friday in the presence of a galaxy of political heavyweight...