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India keen on buying Russia’s new generation MiG-35s as the jet makes its public debut

MiG 20-25 percent cheaper Date : July 24, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network MOSCOW, Russia - The new generation Mig-35 fighter, that made its public debut at the MAKS Aerospace Exhibition has already generated interest amongst buyers. According to the Russian makers of the jet, talks are on with India to buy the Mig-35 fighter, that is, touted as being superior to the U.S. F-35. The 4++ generation jet performed its routine at the Zhukovsky airport as hundreds of spectators watched the jet for the first time. Speaking on the sidelines of the ...Full Story

POLITICS

Hindu Nationalist Leader Kovind Chosen India’s New President

Date : July 20, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network/ VoA Ram Nath Kovind, former Governor of Bihar A Hindu nationalist leader has been chosen India's new president, a largely ceremonial position. Ram Nath Kovind was elected by the Indian Parliament and state legislatures in voting held Monday, with the results announced ...Full Story

BUSINESS

India keen on buying Russia’s new generation MiG-35s as the jet makes its public debut

Date : July 24, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network MiG 20-25 percent cheaper MOSCOW, Russia - The new generation Mig-35 fighter, that made its public debut at the MAKS Aerospace Exhibition has already generated interest amongst buyers. According to the Russian makers of the jet, talks are on with India to ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

India wants Apple to commit to investment, job creation in exchange for tax breaks

Date : June 7, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Apple had sought tax concessions for manufacturing iPhones in India BANGALORE, India - Apple, that last month started initial production of 4-inch iPhone SEs at a Wistron Corp. plant in the southern Indian city of Bangalore in Karnataka, has now heard back from the government.> BNN   ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

President Mukherjee grieves loss of lives in Amarnath terror attack

Date : July 11, 2017 Reporter : ANI attack on the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims New Delhi [India], July 11 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday condemned the terror attack on the Amarnath Yatra pilgrims while grieving over the loss of the innocent lives. President Mukherjee took to Twitter to express ...Full Story

HISTORY

RTI activist rebuffs Netaji’s plane crash theory as ’debunked’

Date : May 31, 2017 Reporter : ANI Netaji died in a plane crash on August 18, 1945 Hooghly (West Bengal) [India] May 31 (ANI): Expressing displeasure over the Centre's reply to a Right to Information (RTI) query on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Sayak Sen, the RTI activist who filed the RTI vis-a-vis Bose' s ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Shilpa Shetty's adorable b`day wish for her Ma

Date : June 20, 2017 Reporter : ANI She took to social media to wish her mom New Delhi [India] June 20 (ANI): It's all about loving your parents. Expressing her love, bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra took to social media to wish her mom Sunanda Shetty on her birthday.   The 42-year-old ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

'World Environment Day' right time to nurture a better planet: PM Modi

Date : June 5, 2017 Reporter : ANI Our environment and nurturing a better planet New Delhi [India], June 5 (ANI): On the occasion of 'World Environment Day' Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said it is the right time to reaffirm our commitment to protecting our environment and nurturing a better planet. ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Ideals of Gandhi, Tagore best way to confront intolerance, bigotry and terrorism

Date : June 3, 2015 Reporter : ANI President Pranab Mukherjee Uppsala (Sweden), June 3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has said that ideas of truth, openness, dialogue and non-violence espoused by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Mahatma Gandhi provide the best way forward for a world ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Science, technology and innovation keys to India's progress: PM Modi

Date : July 19, 2017 Reporter : ANI Keys to progress and prosperity of India New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended a meeting with top scientific officials of the Government of India and asserted that science, technology and innovation are the keys to progress and prosperity of ...Full Story

TRAVEL

India’s capital city, Delhi to get first ever driverless Metro trains starting October

Date : June 27, 2017 Reporter : BNN/ ANI Delhi Metro Rail Corporation NEW DELHI, India - India’s capital is set to witness its first ever driverless metro trains becoming operational this October. > BNN According to the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), Delhiites will be able to travel in ...Full Story

SPORTS

22nd Asian Athletics C'ships: Tintu Luka poised to defend women's 800m title

Date : July 8, 2017 Reporter : ANI India will look to consolidate its position Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], July 8 (ANI):Tintu Luka remained in contention to defend her women's 800m title by setting the fastest qualifying time in the morning session on Day 3 at the 22nd Asian Athletics Championships today. ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Goa announces new music festival

Date : July 19, 2017 Reporter : ANI World Music Day New Delhi [India], July 18 (ANI): A brand new music festival with multiple genres will be debuting on the sunny shores of Goa this December. Titled 'Time Out 72 Hours' the festival is going to be a mix of genres from pop to ...Full Story

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