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Indian fishermen released by Pakistan thank Modi for their homecoming

Amritsar, May 27 (ANI): Indian fishermen released by Pakistan arrived in Amritsar and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for their homecoming. Pakistan freed Indian prisoners on May 25 as a goodwill gesture, a day ahead of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's visit to New Delhi to attend Modi's oath-taking ceremony. Fifty-nine Indian prisoners, who were freed from Malir jail of Karachi, celebrated the joy of homecoming. A released fisherman, Pappu, thanked Modi for extending an olive to nuclear rival Pakistan, which ensured their release from jails. Most of the fishermen released were arrested for illegal fishing in Pakistani waters. May 27, 2014
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Newly sworn-in ministers vow to work for nation

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Newly sworn-in ministers of the new government vowed to work for the betterment of the country and said that they would work for the fulfillment of the promises made to the people during Lok Sabha elections. BJP leader Smriti Irani, who took oath as a cabinet minister thanked Modi and party Chief Rajnath Singh and said that she has got an opportunity to dedicate her life to serve the nation Ananth Kumar who took oath along with 44 other ministers, said that people expect good governance and it will be delivered. Lok Janshakti Party President Ram Vilas Paswan, who also bagged a cabinet berth, said the cabinet would fulfill the promises made to people. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan hailed formation of new government. May 27, 2014
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Nawaz Sharif visits Jama Masjid ahead of meeting with Modi

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday paid a visit to Jama Masjid in New Delhi after witnessing Narendra Modi's anointment as India's 15th Prime Minister yesterday. Sharif offered prayers at the Jama masjid and met the Shahi imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari, ahead of his meeting with Prime Minister Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to meet Nawaz Sharif and other SAARC leaders today The meeting has generated a huge interest as this is the first time that a Pakistani head of state has witnessed the swearing-in ceremony of an Indian Prime Minister. May 27, 2014
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Narendra Modi takes charge as Prime Minister of India

New Delhi, May 27 (ANI): A day after Narendra Modi took oath as the 15th prime minister of India, he took charge at the PMO. After taking oath with his compact cabinet of 45 ministers, that included 23 Cabinet ministers, 10 ministers of state with independent charge and 12 other ministers of state, started his inning at the PMO on Tuesday. Apart from from Modi, some other ministers of his Cabinet, like Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley also took charge of their respective offices. After taking charge, Modi visited Hyderabad House accompanied by Sushma Swaraj. The Prime Minister is also scheduled to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif and other leaders from the SAARC countries in one of his first engagements after taking charge at around 11:45 AM. May 27, 2014
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Narendra Modi sworn in as India's Prime Minister

India's Narendra Modi is sworn in as prime minister holding the strongest mandate for 30 years, promising to forge a 'strong and inclusive' country on a first day that signals his bold intentions. Duration: 00:52 May 27, 2014
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Ukraine fighter jets hit Donetsk airport terminal

A fierce battle erupted Monday for control of the main airport in rebel-held eastern Ukraine just hours after president-elect Petro Poroshenko vowed he would not let the country become another Somalia. Duration: 00:46 May 27, 2014
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VK Singh, Prakash Javadekar, Nirmala Sitharaman sworn-in as ministers

New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): BJP leaders Prakash Javadekar, Nirmala Sitharaman and V.K. Singh were sworn-in as ministers in the government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi's Council of Ministers is expected to have 23 Cabinet Ministers, 10 Ministers of State with Independent Charge and 11 Ministers of State. May 26, 2014
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NDA leaders take oath to form Modi's Cabinet

New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): In the process to form Narendra Modi's cabinet, NDA leaders including Maneka Gandhi, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Smriti Irani and Harsh Vardhan alos took oath at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Monday. The new cabinet is expected to work for the development of the nation in a more efficient way and lead India ahead. Modi is forming a small and compact cabinet and aims to work more with the same. May 26, 2014