Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at the launch of Digital India Week in New Delhi on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. (Photo: PTI/File)

Arun Jaitley and Piyush Goyal during a press conference regarding cabinet decisions, in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan at a press meet in Chennai on Thursday.

Union home minister Rajnath Singh during his visit to the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

A man searches for bodies of those killed in a landslide at Tingling village in North Bengal on Wednesday. (Photo: AFP)

PM Modi awards a woman with laptop & certificate for working on 'digital inclusion' during launch of Digital India Week — PTI

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