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President meets SAARC leaders at Rashtrapati Bhawan

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee met South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) leaders at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Tuesday. Mukherjee exchanged pleasantries with Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai, Maldivian President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Mauritian Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. May 27, 2014
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PM held substantive meetings with SAARC leaders, all invited him: MEA

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh on Tuesday highlighted the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting with all SAARC leaders. Singh said that the PM held good and substantive meetings with individual leaders and held bilateral talks with each. She said that the PM held talks with each nation’s representative and discussed the concerned issues especially with Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka in particular. She added that all the nations invited PM Modi to visit their country which he accepted. May 27, 2014
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Narendra Modi meets Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): A day after taking oath as prime minister of India, Narendra Modi on Tuesday met his predecessor Manmohan Singh at his residence. Modi earlier met heads of all SAARC nations including Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and had talks over terrorism and also 26/11 Mumbai attacks. Modi also thanked all the SAARC nations for accepting his invitation to attend his swearing-in ceremony. Singh had resigned from office on May 17 and Modi took over the responsibility on May 26. May 27, 2014
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Kejriwal agrees to furnish personal bond, his petition to be heard on 31st Jul

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday has agreed to furnish the personal bond as suggested by the Court in the hearing regarding Nitin Gadkari’s defamation case. Kejriwal’s lawyer Prashant Bhushan stated that the High Court has agreed to hear his petition on 31st July and in the mean time proposed him to furnish the bond and get released from jail. He also said that Kejriwal agreed to furnish the bond pending the final outcome of the case. Meanwhile, Gadkari’s lawyer Pinky Anand said that Kejriwal did not intend to stay in jail and had to furnish the bond as he had no choice. She added that the Court will hear his petition on July 31. May 27, 2014
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India's new cabinet ministers confident of facing challenges boldly

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): India's newly- elected cabinet ministers who assumed charge of their respective offices in the national capital, New Delhi, expressed confidence in their ability to face the challenges before them. Gopinath Munde of the ruling BJP took charge of the Ministry of Rural Development. Surrounded with bouquets and congratulatory messages, Munde said that the nation could progress only when its villages are empowered. Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati is India's new Civil Aviation minister. He said that problems facing his department could no longer be avoided. May 27, 2014
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Javadekar takes charge as IandB Minister, stresses on press freedom

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): BJP leader Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday took to independent charge as the Minister of Information and Broadcasting. Javadekar said that he believed in freedom of press. He also said that the whole polity and media plays an important role in making democracy a success as it gives people choice of opinions. He added that there is no external regulation which works in media and constructive criticism will always be welcomed. May 27, 2014
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First look of 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania'

Mumbai, May 27 (ANI): The makers of the upcoming romantic movie 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' unveiled its first look in the showbiz hub, Mumbai recently. Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt are playing the lead roles in this movie. Produced by Karan Johar, movie is slated to hit the theaters on 11th July 2014. May 27, 2014
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Cabinet Ministers including Arun Jaitley takes charge of offices

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): A day after Narendra Modi's cabinet took oath at Rashtrapati Bhawan, the ministers including Arun Jaitley, Shripad Naik, Sarbananda Sonowal, Thawar Chand Gehlot and Harsimrat Kaur Badal took charge over their respective offices. Modi formed a very compact cabinet wherein a few people is given more than one portfolio at their disposal. May 27, 2014