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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be celebrated on the day Mahatama Gandhi returned to India: Modi

Sydney, Nov17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday while addressing the Indian diaspora in at Allphones arena in Sydney said that the _Pravasi Bharatiya Divas_ will be celebrated on the day Mahatama Gandhi returned to India. Modi even talked about relaxing various laws for NRIs. He said that due to the ongoing debate about OCI and PIO, the Modi-led government has taken the decision of merging them together. He added that the step of police verification for passport has also been removed by the government. Nov 17, 2014
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Landmark Hong Kong-Shanghai stock link officially opens

A landmark trading link that is expected to see billions of dollars in trades between Hong Kong and Shanghai's stock exchanges officially opens, but figures show mainlanders are holding back from piling into Hong Kong. Duration: 01:05 Nov 17, 2014
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PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora at Sydney Allphones Aren

Sydney, Nov 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the Indian diaspora at Allphones arena in Sydney. Modi while addressing the audience in Allphones arena said that the massive reception in Sydney will galvanize India. He said that he is fortunate to be the first Prime Minister of India who was born in an independent India. He added that those born in an independent India didn’t get the opportunity to die for the nation but they can now live for the nation. He appealed the people to take the pledge of living and struggling for the nation. Nov 17, 2014
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DDA postpones housing scheme draw till indefinite period

New Delhi, Nov 17 (ANI): The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has indefinitely postponed the date for a lucky draw of its much-sought-after housing scheme once again. It is learnt that the DDA was unable to wrap up the process in less than six hours during mock draws and hence postponed the actual draw. Forms for more than 25,000 houses were available till October 09, starting from September 01. According to DDA officials, they are grappling with a huge number of applications - more than 10 lakh, which is the cause behind the delay and failed deadlines again and again. Nov 17, 2014
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Marathon, cyclothon in Vishakhapatnam to cheer up cyclone-affected residents

Vishakhapatnam, Nov 17 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh government on Monday lined up a string of events to boost the morale and cheer up cyclone Hudhud-affected victims in port city of Visakhapatnam. The authorities organised marathon and cyclothon with an aim to revive the brand image of Visakhapatnam as a tourist and investment destination. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu is scheduled to take a whirlwind tour of the city later in the day to participate in several tourism and developmental activities. Events like marathon, cyclothon, tree plantation, yoga performance, sand art, crafts fair, art camp, ramp walk, etc were organised at R K beach. State Development Minister P Narayana said that they would be planting nearly 100,000 trees in the city. Nov 17, 2014
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Want to propagate the idea that cleaning isn't below dignity: PM at Sydney Allphones Arena

Sydney, Nov 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday addressed the Indian diaspora at Allphones arena in Sydney. Modi while addressing the audience emphasized on the importance of cleanliness in the country. He invited people of Indian origin in Australia to help build toilets in their place of origin in the country. He further praised Australia and said that the idea of dignity of labor should be learned from Australia. He added that he wants to propagate the idea that cleaning isn't below dignity. Nov 17, 2014