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Pakistan gives cold response to SAARC satellite project

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New Delhi, Jun 7: Pakistan’s ‘cold response’ to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious SAARC satellite project has prompted India to go ahead with consultations with other member states of the regional grouping without Islamabad’s participation. ”All SAARC countries have responded positively to the proposal, but Pakistan. Everyone else has responded. It (Pakistan) said that their internal consultation process was still ...

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Bangladesh media hails Narendra Modi trip but concerned over Teesta impasse

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Dhaka, Jun 7 : Bangladesh’s mainstream media today gave front page coverage to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden visit here, hailing it as the “dawn of a new era” in bilateral ties while lamenting the lack of “definite progress” on the contentious Teesta water sharing issue. ”The New Horizon in relations”, read the headlines of mass circulation ‘Prothom Alo’ newspaper, ...

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Narendra Modi: Atal Bihari Vajpayee an inspiration for many

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Dhaka, June 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday described former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as an inspiration for many people. “An inspiration for so many people like me, Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee is being honoured by Bangladesh,” Modi said in a speech ahead of accepting the Bangladesh Liberation War award on behalf of the former ...

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Yogendra Yadav attacks Narendra Modi government on corruption issue

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Varanasi, Jun 7: Former AAP leader Yogendra Yadav has said Narendra Modi Government’s claim of scam-free rule is questionable when anti-corruption watchdogs are unable to function with full strength. He also alleged that Modi government was “ashamedly anti-farmer” and its policies were no different from Manmohan Singh government, leading the country on the same “disastrous” path, only at a much ...

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Maggi row controversy: Goa bans sale of Maggi, Centre may probe other fast foods

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New Delhi, Jun 7: In more trouble for Nestle’s ‘Maggi’ instant noodles, Goa today became the 11th state to impose a ban on its sale even as Centre indicated that more fast food products could be probed. Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar announced the ban on Maggi, which is at the centre of a raging nationwide row over food safety ...

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