VIVO Indian Premier League 2017 fixtures announced

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The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced the fixtures of the upcoming VIVO Indian Premier League 2017 season with the opening match scheduled to be held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium in Hyderabad on April 5. Defending champions Sunrisers Hyderabad will play last year’s runners-up Royal Challengers Bangalore […]

Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and France in the field of science

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The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been apprised of the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) of Cooperation between Technology Development Board (TDB), Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India and Bpifrance, a Public Investment Bank, France. The agreement will ensure exchange of best practices and setting up of […]

Afghanistan: At least 10 ISIS and Lashkar-e-Islam militants killed

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At least 10 ISIS and Lashkar-e-Islam militants have been killed in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province. The militants died in separate operations carried out by the US and local forces. While an US airstrike killed at least two ISIS and five Lashkar militants on Friday, three were killed following a clash with the local police force in […]

President of India condoles the passing away of Mr. Mario Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares, Former President of Portugal

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of former President of Portugal,Mr. Mario Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares. In a message to His Excellency Mr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the President of the Portuguese Republic, the President said, “I learned with sadness of the passing of Former President of Portugal, His Excellency Mr. Mario […]

Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the Banquet Hosted in Honour he Mr. Emomali Rahmon, the President of the Republic of Tajikistan

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Your Excellency, Mr. Emomali Rahmon, President of the Republic of Tajikistan, 1. It is a great pleasure to receive you at the Rashtrapati Bhavan once again. I warmly recall your previous visit in September, 2012. You were the first Head of State to make a State Visit to India after I assumed office as President […]