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Haaretz diplomatic correspondent says Modi coming to power marks big change

New York, Sep 29 (ANI): The Diplomatic Correspondent of Israeli Newspaper Haaretz, Barak Ravid on Monday, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's coming to power is a big political change for the world. Ravid said that it is expected that Modi will invite Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to New Delhi. He also said that on the issue of combating terrorism, one major issue is the attack on Israeli diplomats in 2012. Sep 29, 2014
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Writer from Sikkim gets a chance to be part of the In-Residence program at Rashtrapati Bhawan

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Journalist-turned-writer Yishey Doma Bhutia from Sikkim is one of four selected participants living at Rashtrapati Bhawan as a part of its in-residence programme for writers and artists. The young writer has to her credit a number of books like Legends of the Lepchas: Folktales from Sikkim and Sikkim: the Hidden Fruitful Valley. She has received the Sikkim Sahitya Samman for the year 2013. She believes that such programmes are a big encouragement for young writers like her. The In-residence programme for writers and artists was launched by the president in December last year. Besides Bhutia, the present batch comprises - Dr Vempalli Gangadhar, a Telugu writer and artists Pratap Morey from Mumbai and Rahul Saxena from Chennai. During their stay here till September 26th, they will interact with various prominent personalities, besides visiting historical places in the capital. Sep 29, 2014
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Reactions flow over PM Modi's address at Madison Square Garden

New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Political reactions flowed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the gathering of Indian Diaspora at Madison Square Garden in New York. Congress leader Rashid Alvi said that there was nothing new in Modi's speech as he highlighted the same points which he does in India. Congress' Rajiv Shukla welcomed the new announcements which he made as the Prime Minister for Indian community in America. Meanwhile, BJP leader JP Nadda said that Prime Minister Modi's speech was inspirational for not only India but for the entire world. BJP leader Sambit Patra said that the Prime Minister highlighted all the issues including cleanliness, rekindling the image of Mahatma Gandhi and lifetime visa in a very precise manner. Sep 29, 2014
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PIO card holders to get full time visa, OIC and PIO schemes will be merged

New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the gathering of Indian Diaspora at Madison Square Garden in New York, announced that PIO card holders will get full time visa. He also said that the OIC and PIO schemes will soon be merged with a new and modified scheme. Sep 29, 2014
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PM Modi stresses on cleanliness, says cleaning of Ganga important

New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the gathering of Indian Diaspora at Madison Square Garden in New York, stressed on cleanliness of the country. Modi said that he has taken the initiative of cleaning the holy River Ganges which is highly polluted currently. Modi also said that this would be a gift to the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi who was fond of cleanliness. Sep 29, 2014
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PM Modi lauds India's Mars Mission, invites all to join 'skill development'

New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the gathering of Indian Diaspora in Madison Square Garden, lauded India's 'Mars Mission'. Modi said that Indian youth are full of talent and one such example of it is the success of 'Mars Mission' in which our spaceship successfully landed in Mars in a cost cheaper than the auto fare in Ahmedabad. Modi also said that he is committed to his mission of skill development and also invited people from all over the world to join in the mission and give their suggestions. Sep 29, 2014
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India proud of its democracy, Indians spread all over the world: PM Modi Part - 1

New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, while addressing the gathering of Indian Diaspora, said that India is proud of its democracy and the youth. Modi said that India is the country of largest democracy and power lies in the hands of 1.25 crore Indians in the nation. He also said that America is the oldest democracy where people from all over the country are settled and added that Indians are spread all over the world. Sep 29, 2014
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Indian Americans appreciate Modi's speech from MSG

New York, Sept 28 (ANI): Thousands of Indian Americans and Narendra Modi supporters were cheering for him after listening to his speech from Madison Sqaure Garden. They backed the Indian Prime Minister and added whatever he spoke seemed practical and logical. Sep 29, 2014
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India proud of its democracy, Indians spread all over the world: PM Modi Part - 2

New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, while addressing the gathering of Indian Diaspora, said that India is proud of its democracy and the youth. Modi said that India is the country of largest democracy and power lies in the hands of 1.25 crore Indians in the nation. He also said that America is the oldest democracy where people from all over the country are settled and added that Indians are spread all over the world. Sep 29, 2014
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Modi from MSG invites people to participate in 'Make In India' campaign

New York, Sept 28 (ANI): Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi addressed the Indian diaspora from the Madison Square Garden amid thousands of supporters cheering for him. He invited everyone to participate in the 'Make In India' campaign. Modi said India is the destination for those who want human resources and low cost production. Sep 29, 2014
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PM Modi praises Mahatma Gandhi, says development should be everyone's responsibility part - 1

New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the gathering of Indian Diaspora at Madison Square Garden, praised the freedom fighters which laid their lives for the country and sacrificed everything to make their country a better place to live in. He praised Mahatma Gandhi for making the freedom struggle a national revolution and said that he wants to follow Gandhi and make development a responsibility of every individual. Sep 29, 2014
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PM takes a dig at previous Govt, says he wants to remove all needless laws

New York, Sept 28 (ANI): Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi addressed the Indian diaspora from the Madison Square Garden amid thousands of supporters cheering for him. Taking a dig at the previous UPA government he said that he wants to remove all those needless laws which the previous government boasted of. Sep 29, 2014
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PM Modi praises Mahatma Gandhi, says development should be everyones responsibility part - 2

New York, Sep 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the gathering of Indian Diaspora at Madison Square Garden, praised the freedom fighters which laid their lives for the country and sacrificed everything to make their country a better place to live in. He praised Mahatma Gandhi for making the freedom struggle a national revolution and said that he wants to follow Gandhi and make development a responsibility of every individual. Sep 29, 2014
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Former cricketer voices optimism ahead of soccer league

Kolkata, Sep 28 (ANI): Former cricketer Saurav Ganguly on Sunday voiced optimism about his soccer team's performance ahead of Indian Super League. 'Atletico de Kolkata' co-owned by Ganguly has a strategic tie-up with Atletico de Madrid, the current Spanish La Liga champions. The Indian Super League is slated to kick off on October 12. Ganguly on Sunday told reporters in Kolkata city, where the players of 'Atletico de Kolkata' were being introduced, that he is aggressively looking forward to the performance of his football team in the upcoming matches. Eight teams which include Atletico de Kolkata, Chennaiyin FC, Delhi Dynamos FC, FC Goa, FC Pune City, Kerala Blasters FC, Mumbai City FC and North East United FC (NEUFC) will play for the Indian Super League glory. Sep 28, 2014
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Reactions pour in after Maharashtra goes under President's rule

Mumbai/ New Delhi, Sep 28 (ANI): The BJP on Sunday hailed imposition of president's rule in poll-bound Maharashtra after former Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan resigned. Chavan quit after the regional Nationalist Congress Party pulled out of the government over failure of seat-sharing talks with the Congress party. President Pranab Mukherjee signed the proclamation a day after the union cabinet recommended it. Congress said that the decision was arbitrary. The NCP said it was the President's prerogative. The upcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra will be held on October 15. Sep 28, 2014