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India’s Budget ‘Bahi Khata’

The new government presented its first Budget after elections on July 5. There were no major announcements but there was a certain style statement that we really liked. The ancient tradition of Finance Minister carrying budget documents in a suitcase got a makeover this time. The new Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman carried the budget documents in a

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Do we need US to solve problems with Pakistan?

In a recent event, a controversy of sorts happened. Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan was on his maiden visit to United States of America. He met U.S. President Donald Trump there and a furore erupted when Trump offered to mediate in the Kashmir issue, claiming that Prime Minister Modi in their last meeting had asked

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International Yoga Day

Yoga postures on the UN building It was the fifth International Yoga day on June 21st and was celebrated with great pomp and show across the world. But to India’s proud the United Nations did some very special activities. The United Nations headquarters in New York City was lit up with postures of Surya Namaskar

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The new government in India and the names you should know

Minister of Defence – Rajnath Singh Minister of Home Affairs – Amit Shah Minister of Road Transport and Highways – Nitin Gadkari  Minister of Finance – Nirmala Sitharaman Minister of Agriculture – Narendra Singh Tomar Minister of Education – Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ Minister of women and child welfare – Smriti Zubin Irani Also we would

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US – IRAN tense

Indian airlines to avoid Iran airspace, Navy deploys warship for safety Tensions have been rising between US and Iran in recent times. Looking at all this India has also taken some safety measures. India’s aviation regulator DGCA has decided that Indian airlines will avoid the Iranian airspace and reroute their flights. Why this was decided?

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Telangana’s Amogh Tukaram scales Mount Everest

After scaling Mount Kilimanjaro, a 20-year- old man from Ibrahimpatnam village in Telangana’s Ranga Reddy district has now reached the Mount Everest peak. Even though his financial condition was not very good, Amogh was interested in climbing mountains since he was 17 years old. He took financial assistance from a few Telangana officials and went

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A boat that can clear out weeds

Once upon a time, Bengaluru was called the city of lakes but due to rapid urbanisation, unplanned development and zero maintenance, these lakes have lost their charm. But thanks to the efforts of the local people and companies, several of these lakes have been cleaned and revived. Bengaluru-based serial innovator S Selvarjan has come up with

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India ends Iranian oil imports

In May this year, India finally stopped importing oil from Iran, after Washington refused to extend the exemption. The US Government ended the waivers that it had allowed the top buyers of Iranian oil, including India, to continue their oil imports for six months. Almost 10% of India’s oil needs were met by Iranian oil

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Narendra Modi is India’s PM again

Finally, the six-week long general elections are over. Indian voters chose the to elect the existing Prime Minister Narendra Modi again. As you know, Narendra Modi is a member of the political party – Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP). From May 2019 to May 2024 (that is the next five years), India will be led by

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