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India posts 4.7% year-on-year growth, lower than expected


India's economy grew by 4.7 percent in the last financial year to March 2014, data showed Friday, underscoring challenges facing new Prime Minister Narendra Modi to revive Asia's third-largest economy.

Pakistan media hails ‘goodwill gesture’ as Nawaz Sharif frees Indian fishermen

A sand art of PM-designate Narendra Modi and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik at Puri beach.

New Delhi: Pakistan media on Monday hailed the goodwill gesture as President Nawaz Sharif freed Indian fishermen.

'Indian, Israeli businesses need more cooperation in hi-tech'

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Private businesses in India and Israel need to strengthen cooperation as both the nations have committed to building vibrant and strong hi-tech economies, Indian Ambassador to Israel Jaideep Sarkar has said.

Indian archers bag two medals in World Cup


Indian recurve archers bagged two medals — a silver and a bronze in the second World Cup held at Medellin, Columbia today.

Volkswagen to invest 100 million euros on new models, localisation in India


German auto giant Volkswagen Group is planning to invest about 100 million euros (over Rs 800 crore) in India to expand business, including launches of sedan and SUV in the compact segment along with a hatchback. "At present, an investment of approximately 100 million euros is in the decision process for new models and for further localisation of parts and components," Volkswagen India President and Managing
Director Mahesh Kodumudi told PTI.

Australia set sights on number one ranking

Mumbai: After receiving a 4-0 drubbing in the Test series earlier this year, Australia are back in India for the one-off Twenty20 and seven match ODI series with a lot at stake. Plenty has happened o

Google launches Street View for over 100 Indian monuments

Washington: Google is all set to roll out Street View in India.
Google has partnered with the Indian Ministry of Culture and the Archeological Survey of India to bring Street View to over 100 monumen

India rides Faiaz's goal to victory

Doha: India rode on a late strike from substitute SK Faiaz to script a well-deserved victory against Nepal in their second Group A match of the AFC U-19 Championship (Qualifiers) here at the Al Arabi

Army officers of India, Pak to discuss terrorism: Khurshid

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Farukhabad,UP: Stating that war was not a solution to any problem, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has said Army officers of both India and Pakistan will meet to discuss the issue of terror

Tendulkar reaches 50,000-run landmark across all formats

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New Delhi: Senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar today reached another coveted landmark by completing an astounding 50,000 runs in competitive cricket across all formats.Needing 26 runs on the day to reach

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.