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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to meet his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Saturday in New Delhi. Around six-seven pacts are likely to be inked in areas like transport, connectivity, capacity building and culture when prime ministers meet. Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said three projects will be jointly inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina on Saturday, but did not elaborate further.
Hours after the Bombay High Court dismissed petitions opposing tree-felling in Aarey Colony in north Mumbai, a prime green lung of the city, for Metro work, activists alleged that authorities have started hacking trees. Of over 2,600 trees which are to be felled, about 300 had been cut by Friday night, activists alleged. Videos of tree-felling went viral on social media, though it could not be confirmed from Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation officials if indeed tree cutting for the planned metro car shed in Aarey had begun.
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Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) releases its list of star campaigners for upcoming Maharashtra Polls. The list includes party chief Sharad Pawar, party leaders Praful Patil, Chagan Bhujbal, Supriya Sule, Jayant Patil and Nawab Malik.
Government of India has approved release of Rs 30,300 lakhs from State Disaster Relief Fund and Rs 89,700 lakhs from National Disaster Relief Fund to the Government of Karnataka towards relief work in flood-affected areas of the state, reports ANI.https://t.co/QDBEQVHYI9 pic.twitter.com/qnA9qpgcJZ
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held wide-ranging talks with his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina on further deepening overall ties between the two countries in diverse areas including defence and security, trade and connectivity.
Government sources said the focus of the talks was to significantly expand the areas of cooperation between the two countries.
Both sides want to boost ties in areas of defence, trade and connectivity, they said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: I am glad that I got an opportunity to inaugurate 3 more bilateral projects between India & Bangladesh today. In one year, we have inaugurated total 12 joint projects.
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Friday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed about pending issues under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, besides 33 per cent reservation for OBCs and women in Parliament and state legislature.
Rao, popularly known as KCR, also met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, and discussed various issues related to the state.
An alleged man-eating leopard was shot dead by forest officials in Pithoragarh yesterday. The body has been sent for postmortem.
Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) employees go on indefinite strike over their demand for the merger of the TSRTC with the government.
Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina met External Affairs Minister (EAM), Subrahmanyam Jaishankar today
Aarey Live Updates: Dozens Of Protesters Detained, Hundreds Of Trees Cut In Late Night Move
Hours after the Bombay High Court dismissed petitions opposing tree-felling in Aarey Colony in north Mumbai, a prime green lung of the city, for Metro work, activists alleged that authorities have started hacking trees. Of over 2,600 trees which are to be felled, about 300 had been cut by Friday night, activists alleged. Videos of tree-felling went viral on social media, though it could not be confirmed from Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation officials if indeed tree cutting for the planned metro car shed in Aarey had begun. Follow for LIVE updates...
IND vs RSA, Live Cricket Score, 1st Test Day 4: Ashwin Takes Six
Heading into the third day, the task confronting South Africa was enormous. They had lost three wickets and were confronted with Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja on top of their game on a wearing pitch. The ghosts of 2015 were all set to make an appearance again for the Proteas. However, Dean Elgar, whose highest score in India was 48 in 2015, defied the odds and smashed his maiden ton in India. Quinton de Kock, who has always done well in India, continued his great run with his fifth century but India still harboured hopes of a sizeable lead after Ravichandran Ashwin's 27th five-wicket haul reduced South Africa to 380/8, still trailing by 122 runs at the end of play in Vizag on Friday. Follow LIVE Updates HERE...
US Lawmaker Questions India After Being Denied Permission To Visit Kashmir
US Senator from the Democratic Party who wanted to visit Kashmir to see the situation ‘first-hand’ has been denied permission by the authorities. Chris Van Hollen is the first US Congressman to have been denied the permission. Hollen was part of a congressional delegation that discussed India-U.S. bilateral relations, trade ties and defence purchases with authorities in India.
Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina to hold bilateral discussions with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi today. The Bangladeshi PM is on a four-day visit to India.