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PM Modi condoles demise of noted architect Correa

Gujarat's Chief Minister Narendra Modi, wearing a turban, attends an election campaign rally ahead of the state assembly elections at Fagvel village in the western Indian state of Gujarat in this October 11, 2012 file photo. For many Indians, Narendra Modi is the man of the moment, a possible prime minister. Others see the chief minister of western Gujarat state as a Hindu zealot who did not stop the massacre of Muslims in religious riots a decade ago. Picture taken October 11, 2012.   To match INDIA-MODI/  REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files (INDIA - Tags: HEADSHOT POLITICS)

New Delhi, June 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the passing away of noted architect Charles Correa and said his architectural marvels are widely cherished.Prime Minister Modi’s Office took to Twitter to convey his message.”My deepest condolences on the passing away of the noted architect, Mr. Charles Correa. May his soul rest in peace,” said Prime Minister ...

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Bengaluru-Chennai Mail’s coaches derail; passengers safe


Chennai, June 17: Two coaches of Bengaluru-Chennai Mail derailed near Basin Bridge at 4: 25AM on Wednesday. The first and second AC compartments of the trail derailed. Passengers are safe and no causalities were reported. Several train services in Chennai Central Railway Station were affected following the accident. Railway officials reached the spot immediately after the incident and shifted the ...

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Modi gave unsecured loans to Vasudhara Raje son venture Niyant Heritage Hotels


New Delhi, June 17: A lot seems to be coming out of the graves with the ongoing row over issuance of Indian visa to Lalit Modi by External Affair Minister, Sushma Swaraj. The opposition just got more in hands to demand resignation of not only Swaraj but Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje too.After the former Indian Premier League (IPL) chief ...

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China stocks open mixed on Wednesday

Chinese stock investors monitor their share prices at a stock brokerage firm in Huaibei, east China's Anhui province on June 4, 2012.  Chinese investors took notice after the key Shanghai stock index ended down 64.89 points -- exactly matching the numerals in June 4, 1989 -- the date of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.               CHINA OUT      AFP PHOTO        (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/GettyImages)

Beijing, June 17: Chinese stocks opened mixed on Wednesday with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index up 0.06 percent to open at 4,890.55 points. The Shenzhen Component Index opened at 17,073.08 points, down 0.02 percent, Xinhua news agency reported. The ChiNext Index, tracking China’s NASDAQ-style board of growth enterprises, opened 0.12 percent lower at 3,586.37 points. Better-than-expected factory output and contained ...

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New Delhi, June 16: As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley landed in support of his colleague in trouble External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and the Congress demanded Supreme Court monitored SIT probe, the Lalit Modi controversy today further snowballed engulfing Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje too. According to the information that surfaced today, Raje had in August 2011 backed former IPL ...

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