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Becks to appear on comedian pal James Corden's chat show  Mar 29, 1:50 pm
London, Mar 29 (ANI): David Beckham will appear on his comedian pal, James Corden's new chat show, 'The Late Late Show' to support him in his push to make it big Stateside.
Northeast artisans get platform to showcase craftsmanship  Mar 28, 4:41 pm
Guwahati, Mar. 28 (ANI): Over a hundred artisans from rural parts of the northeastern states are currently part of a 'Production Mela' organized by the North East Zone Cultural Centre under the Union ministry of Culture in Guwahati.
US-Russian crew begins historic yearlong stay-in-space mission  Mar 28, 11:16 am
Washington, Mar 28 (ANI): Three crew members representing the United States and Russia are on their way to the International Space Station in the Soyuz TMA-16M spacecraft, after launching from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 1:42 a.m. on March 28.
Vajpayee awarded Bharat Ratna, PM Modi hails 'historic day'   Mar 27, 5:07 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): With former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee receiving the Bharat Ratna on Friday, incumbent Narendra Modi dubbed the day as 'historic' for crores of Indians, and showered praise on President Pranab Mukherjee for departing from convention and personally visiting the ailing statesman's residence to confer him the honour.
Toshiba, United Technologies sign agreement to localise operations of HVAC products  Mar 27, 1:58 pm
Tokyo, Mar. 27 (ANI): Japanese multinational conglomerate Toshiba Corporation and United States multinational United Technologies Corporation (UTC) have announced plans to establish engineering centres in India, North America and Europe to support global innovation for heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) products.
Saudi ambassador to US says won't rule out building nukes to counterbalance 'nuclear-armed Iran'  Mar 27, 1:31 pm
Washington, March 27 (ANI): The Saudi Ambassador to the United States has gone on record to say that he would not rule out the possibility of Saudis creating their own nuclear bomb to counterbalance a nuclear-armed Iran in the Middle East region.
Bashar al-Assad says 'open to dialogue' with US  Mar 27, 10:45 am
Washington, March 27 (ANI): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that he is "open to any dialogue" with the United States regarding anything which is based on "mutual respect".
Vajpayee a 'truly great statesman' who deserves Bharat Ratna: Mamata  Mar 27, 10:45 am
New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday described former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as a truly great statesman who richly deserves the honour of the Bharat Ratna being bestowed on him.
Jat delegation meets PM Modi to discuss problems facing the community  Mar 26, 8:06 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 26 (ANI): A 70-member delegation from various states called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today to discuss issues related to the Jat community, including the recent Supreme Court decision regarding reservation.
Davis Love reveals Woods expecting to make way back into 2016 US Ryder Cup team  Mar 26, 2:03 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 26 (ANI): Captain of the United States 2016 Ryder Cup team Davis Love III has revealed that former world number one Tiger Woods is expecting to make his way back into the American team for the biennial men's golf tournament.
Cabinet approves norms of expenditure on Food Security assistance to states/UTs  Mar 25, 9:16 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 25 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the norms of the expenditure and pattern of central sharing on central assistance to states/Union Territories (UTs) under the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA).
Obama calls prospects of peace, two-state solution between Israel, Palestine 'dim'  Mar 25, 10:39 am
London, March 25 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama has said that prospects of peace and a two-state solution between Israel and Palestine are "dim" following Israeli's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's vow to oppose a Palestinian state.
Ashraf Ghani visit: US agrees to slow troop withdrawal from Afghanistan  Mar 25, 10:39 am
London, March 25 (ANI): Heeding to demands made by Afghanistan, the United States has reportedly agreed to keep at least 10,000 troops in Afghanistan throughout 2015, the White House said.
Darren Clarke 'absolutely thrilled' with chance to make history as Europe's Ryder Cup captain  Mar 24, 1:01 pm
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Northern Irishman Darren Clarke has claimed that the timing of him being appointed Europe's Ryder Cup captaincy couldn't have been better, insisting that they have a chance to make history by registering a fourth successive victory at Hazeltine, United States in 2016.
Amazon cleared to begin testing of drones for online deliveries  Mar 23, 11:30 am
Washington, Mar. 23 (ANI): American electronic commerce company Amazon has been cleared to begin the testing of drones for online deliveries by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Obama to announce 'modified plan for troop withdrawal in Afghanistan' on Tuesday  Mar 22, 12:10 pm
Washington, March 22 (ANI): United States President Barack Obama is expected to announce a modified plan on troop withdrawal in Afghanistan in order to help the nation's new dispensation fight the Taliban and other insurgent groups.
'States having objection to Land Acquisition Bill can continue with old law': PM Modi  Mar 22, 12:10 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the states could continue with the old law if they have an objection to amendments in the Land Acquisition Bill.
Irani, states discuss new education policy  Mar 21, 5:45 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): The Ministry of Human Resource Development on Saturday organised a meeting of state education ministers and state school and higher education secretaries here.
Brazilian supermodel Isabelli Fontana vaccinates children against polio in India   Mar 21, 12:32 pm
Evanston, (United States), March 21 (ANI): Brazilian model and Rotary polio ambassador Isabelli Fontana travelled to New Delhi on March 17-18 to administer life saving polio vaccine and visited patients at St. Stephen's Hospital in New Delhi.
Agriculture Minister to visit Maharashtra today to assess loss of crop  Mar 21, 9:18 am
New Delhi, Mar. 21 (ANI): Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh will visit Maharashtra on Saturday to take an extensive tour of areas affected by recent heavy rain and hailstorm.
Hurriyat-Pak envoy meet a 'diplomatic faux pas', says Husain Haqqani  Mar 20, 8:43 pm
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Dubbing the meeting of Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Pakistan High Commissioner to India Abdul Basit as a 'diplomatic faux pas', former Pakistan ambassador to the United States, Husain Haqqani on Friday said that there was no need to take any action that gave the Indian side cause for concern.
40 percent of adult iPhone users in US interested in buying new Apple Watch: Survey  Mar 20, 2:53 pm
Johannesburg, Mar 20 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that about 40 percent of adult Apple iPhone users in the United States are interested in purchasing the company's new Apple Watch.
Centre asks states to utilise State Disaster Response Fund in wake of natural calamities   Mar 20, 9:06 am
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): The Centre has said that state government is empowered to undertake necessary relief measures in the wake of natural calamities like drought, hailstorm, pest attack and cold wave frost from State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) which is readily available with them. In case SDRF is exhausted, contingency fund of the State can be utilised.
HRD Ministry subordinate engaged actively in promotion of Hindi  Mar 19, 12:33 pm
New Delhi, Mar.19 (ANI): The Central Hindi Directorate, a subordinate organisation of the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has been engaged in propagation of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states by implementing various schemes.
US begins destruction of its largest remaining chemical weapon stockpile  Mar 19, 12:11 pm
New York, March 19 (ANI): The destruction of United States' largest remaining chemical weapon stockpile begun on Wednesday as army officials used explosives to rip open a container of mustard agent inside a sealed chamber and then flooded it with another chemical to neutralize it, a report has said.
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