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Mata Amritanandamayi (Amma) to meet Pope Francis

Spiritual leader Mata Amritanandamayi, widely known as Amma, will meet Pope Francis in Vatican next month, said a spokesperson for the Mata Amritanandamayi Math. The spokesperson said the leader of the Catholic Church had invited her to Rome in December and Amma has accepted it as an honour to be called upon as a representative to join Pope Francis. “Opportunities for ...

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Why Such Noise About My Meeting Modi? Asks Ex-Rebel Sajad Lone (Interview)

Why create such a noise about my meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi? asks former Kashmiri separatist leader Sajad Gani Lone, who wonders what the hullabaloo is all about. Sajad Lone, 47, hogged news headlines by meeting Modi. He became the first former Kashmiri separatist leader to do so after Modi came to power in May. Chairman of People’s Conference, Sajad ...

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Salman Khan Meets PM On Sidelines of Shooting in Delhi

Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Thursday met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, where he was to shoot for his upcoming film. Though it was not clear what transpired in the meeting, PM had earlier praised the actor for his participation in “Swachcha Bharat” campaign.. Modi, while launching the cleanliness drive on October 2, had nominated Salman among nine ...

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How Chimpanzees Plan, Risk and Relish Fruity Breakfast?

Not only humans but even chimpanzees are adept at planning their breakfast and taking into consideration the time, menu and their social gathering, said a new study conducted in in the west-African Tai National Park in Cote d’Ivore. Led by Karline Janmaat from Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, the study showcase the kind of competition among the ...

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Devendra Fadnavis Meets Nitin Gadkari on Diwali

In the midst of discussions and allegations on the chief ministerial race in Maharashtra, BJP President Devendra Fadnavis met Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at his residence on Diwali, on Thursday. Sources have described the visit as a courtesy call by Fadnavis to extend Diwali greetings to the senior BJP leader at his residence. Meanwhile, after the Central BJP leadership sticks ...

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Monsoon Delay: PM meets MET officials, reviews progress of monsoon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to review the progress of the monsoon so far in India with officials from the India Meteorological Department (IMD) briefing him about the monsoon situation. The MET officials maintained that though the monsoon has been delayed, rainfall is likely to improve substantially in the months of July and August. The ...

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British envoy undermines protocol, meets Modi on polls eve

British High Commissioner James Bevan’s meeting with Narendra Modi in Gujarat on Monday is a gross violation of India’s sovereignty and the electoral code of conduct, leaving aside the purpose behind it, which amounts to interference in our domestic politics. Smacking the days of British Raj when the country’s principalities were divided and conquered by the British to establish two ...

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