Trump calls Modi ‘true friend’ as US readies the red carpet for him

Trump calls Modi ‘true friend’ as US readies the red carpet for him
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In a city with a new administration that is upending and dismantling almost everything from the Obama years — from health care to Gulf policy — American outlook towards India, at least in terms of geo-politics, appears to be one of the few constants.

June 25, 2017 at 08:11AM
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Transgenders get Kochi Metro jobs but no home

Transgenders get Kochi Metro jobs but no home
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Kochi Metro’s landmark decision to employ transgenders may have garnered instant international attention, but closer home, social stigma continues to be the biggest barrier between them and these opportunities that could help them become part of the mainstream society.

June 25, 2017 at 07:49AM
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NSG still unsure on India’s membership

NSG still unsure on India’s membership
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The Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) plenary in Bern again ended inconclusively on the issue of India’s membership with China refusing to budge from its position that the 48-nation Group, which controls international nuclear commerce, first establish criteria for inclusion of non-NPT signatories as members.

June 25, 2017 at 06:45AM
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On Modi’s Portugal stopover, a boost for startups

On Modi’s Portugal stopover, a boost for startups
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Portugal, the first bilateral visit by any Indian PM to the country, saw him and his counterpart, Antonio Costa, launching a unique startup portal called the India-Portugal International StartUp Hub (IPISH) in Lisbon.

June 25, 2017 at 06:12AM
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