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No questions allowed at Trump-Modi media meet

No questions allowed at Trump-Modi media meet

Washington, June 27 (IANS) Journalists who attended the media briefing by President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi were told ahead of time that no questions would be allowed - a break from the tradition of two questions asked from each press delegation.



Modi gifts shawls, bracelet, Lincoln stamp to Trumps

Modi gifts shawls, bracelet, Lincoln stamp to Trumps

Washington, June 27 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has presented US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania a range of gifts including a hamper containing a traditional, handcrafted silver bracelet and hand-woven shawls from Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

Ganguly in BCCI's new 7-member Special Committee

Ganguly in BCCI's new 7-member Special Committee

New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Former India skipper Sourav Ganguly was on Tuesday named in the seven-member Special Committee formed by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to identify the critical points in implementation of the Lodha Committee reforms.

Meira Kumar to begin election campaign from Sabarmati Ashram

Meira Kumar to begin election campaign from Sabarmati Ashram

New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Tuesday said she will start her election campaign from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad on June 30.

Devotees say they didn't damage flag post, only did a ritual

Devotees say they didn't damage flag post, only did a ritual

Sabarimala (Kerala), June 26 (IANS) Five devotees arrested for damaging a new gold-plated flag post consecrated at the famed Sabarimala temple here have denied sabotage charges and said what they did was a ritual, police said on Monday.

Modi invites US business, says GST will ease way

Modi invites US business, says GST will ease way

Washington, June 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his most compelling invitation to American business to invest in India, telling them that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that will come into effect from July 1 could be a subject of study in US business schools.

Jaitley urges J&K CM to roll-out GST from July 1

Jaitley urges J&K CM to roll-out GST from July 1

New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday wrote to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed urging for introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Jammu and Kashmir from July 1 along with the other states.

'Act of God' blamed for cable car accident that killed seven

'Act of God' blamed for cable car accident that killed seven

Srinagar, June 26 (IANS) The management of the company that operates the gondola cable car service in Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday blamed "an act of God" for the Sunday tragedy which killed seven people including four members of a Delhi family.

Two militants killed, three soldiers injured in Kashmir

Two militants killed, three soldiers injured in Kashmir

Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Two militants were killed and three soldiers injured on Sunday in fighting that erupted the previous day with an attack on a CRPF patrol that left a trooper dead, authorities said.

Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Indian, Pakistani troops trade fire on LoC

Jammu, June 25 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani troops traded heavy fire on Sunday along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district, a defence official said.

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