Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Centre hikes new season common rice purchase price

India is set to announce a hefty increase in the minimum price it promises to pay for key crops later on Wednesday, sources said, as the government looks to woo the country's 260 million farmers ahead of elections due early next year. Jul 4, 2018
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US Independence Day: America decks up in red, white and blue to celebrate 4th of July

The 4th of July is a federal holiday in the US commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 after the 13 colonies that made up America declared a war of independence against Britain in 1775. The day is often associated with parades, fireworks, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games and family get-togethers. Jul 3, 2018