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  • Globalisation Losing Sheen, Some World Leaders Want To Stall It: PM
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the opening plenary session at the World Economic Forum in Davos. The first Indian Prime Minister to attend the session in Davos, PM Modi has pitched India as an investment destination and major driver of global economic growth. In his address, PM Modi also asked the world to unite against what he called the three biggest challenges -- climate change, terrorism and an increased protectionism. The Indian presence this year is the largest in the 48-year history of the World Economic Forum. Nearly 130 industry leaders from India are attending the annual global business event.
  • Allegations With Little Facts: New Election Commission Chief OP Rawat's Dig At AAP
    OP Rawat, who took over as the Chief Election Commissioner today told NDTV, that the poll body had always been "neutral and unbiased", an assertion that comes against the backdrop of the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party dragging the poll panel into an unseemly controversy after its "opinion" led to the disqualification of 20 AAP lawmakers.
  • Body Of Kerala Fisherman, Who Died At Sea, Will Be Sent Home: Devendra Fadnavis
    Maharashtra Government is making arrangements for sending the body of a Kerala fisherman, who died at sea off the Maharashtra coast, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said today.
  • Delhi Weather: Rain Pours In City, Reactions On Twitter
    Around 11 am, Delhi weather changed and the city received drizzle after traces of rainfall was reported overnight. The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 21 degrees Celsius.
  • Petrol, Diesel Prices Highest Since BJP Formed Government In 2014
    Petrol prices today hit the highest level since the BJP government came to power in 2014, and diesel touched a record high of Rs 63.20 a litre, prompting the oil ministry to seek a cut in excise duty.
  • West Must Share Benefits Of Growth With Emerging World: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan
    Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said the Western world must realise they cannot go a long way without the help of the emerging economies and warned that no one would be able to resolve any problem of a 'fractured world' if things are not set right soon.
  • India-Russia To Sign Contract For 48 Mi-17 Choppers By March: Russian Official
    A contract for Mi-17V-5 helicopters, which was supposed to be signed last year, is now expected to be finalised soon, a top Russian official has said.
  • Exclusive Details Of How Air Force Raided A Pak Air Base, Destroyed 5 Jets
    On December 8, 1971, four young Indian fighter pilots scything their way through enemy airspace were greeted by a sight almost too good to be true - several Pakistan Air Force (PAF) transports and fighter jets were out in the open at Murid airbase which they had been tasked to attack. The PAF had been caught off-guard and Squadron Leader RN Bharadwaj, Flying Officer VK Heble, Flying Officer BC Karambaya and Flight Lieutenant AL Deoskar flying British-made Hunters of the IAF's 20 Squadron pressed home their attack on the airbase located 120 kilometres inside Pakistan.
  • Security Personnel To Have Body Cameras At 59 Airports
    By the end of March, CISF personnel at 59 airports across the country are expected to have miniature cameras fitted on their uniforms, quietly keeping a tab on all that happens around them.
  • In Davos Debut, PM Modi Seeks Bigger Global Role For India
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the first Indian prime minister in two decades to attend a meeting of the world's rich and powerful in Davos, trying to carve out a bigger global role for the country, while convincing investors that his economic reforms are a success.
  • Budget 2018: Expectations From Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
    Union Budget 2018-19 will be Narendra Modi government's fifth and last full-fledged budget presentation before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. While the budget session of parliament will begin from January 29, the Union Budget will be presented on February 1 around noon.  This year's budget session is crucial as it comes after the Modi government made two very big financial decisions in the last couple of years - Demonetisation and implementation of the Goods and Serives Tax (GST). Eyes will be set on Mr Jaitley's briefcase and what comes out from it in Budget 2018.
  • "Demoralised" Shiv Sena Says No Alliance With BJP In 2019
    The BJP's oldest ally, the Shiv Sena, will contest the national elections and Maharashtra assembly elections in 2019 alone, its top leaders decided in Mumbai today. The Sena is, however, not yet pulling out of the BJP-led governments at the centre or in the state. If it does, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' government in Maharashtra will be in a minority.
  • Davos World Economic Forum 2018 LIVE Updates: Let Us Create A "Heaven Of Freedom' Sans Divisions, Says PM Modi
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a keynote speech at the plenary session of the World Economic Forum in Davos today. PM Modi's was the opening speech of this years World Economic Forum or WEF meet. Prime Minister Modi, the first Indian prime minister to attend the WEF in Davos since Deve Gowda in 1997, had said before his speech that he "looks forward to sharing my vision for India's future engagement with the international community". The top annual global business meet was attended by 70 head of states. 38 heads of major international organisations such as the WTO, the IMF and the World Bank, and nearly 2,000 CEOs including over 100 from India will be present at the summit. Yesterday, India hosted a welcome reception for the global elite who have come to Davos to attend the annual World Economic Forum meet. During the announcement of the official programme, the WEF said that this years summit will see the largest-ever engagement of global leaders. India too has come to Davos with its largest-ever delegation.
  • You Will Screen "<i>Padmaavat</i>", Supreme Court Orders Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan
    The Supreme Court today rejected the final attempt by Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh to ban the film "Padmaavat", which is set to be released on Thursday amid protests by Rajput groups. "It's an order, better abide by it. You (states) can advise people not to watch the movie," the judges said.
  • Anandiben Patel Takes Oath As Madhya Pradesh Governor
    Former Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today took oath as the Governor of Madhya Pradesh.

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