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Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi issues a clarion call to make India plastic-free

The prime minister appealed to the Indians to celebrate ''this year's Gandhi Jayanti by freeing Mother India of plastic''.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi departs for France to attend G7 summit

PM Modi will participate in the G7 summit as Biarritz partner in sessions on the environment, climate, oceans and on digital transformation on August 25 and 26.

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Former finance minister Arun Jaitley's mortal remains moved to BJP headquarters, several leaders arrive to pay respects

BJP veteran leader's mortal remains would be kept at the BJP headquarters for people to pay homage and will be cremated at Nigambodh Ghat later in the day. 

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Former finance minister Arun Jaitley's mortal remains being taken to BJP headquarters

Jaitley's last rites will be held later today with full state honours at Delhi's Nigambodth Ghat.

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Heavy rainfall alert for Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning very likely at isolated places over Jharkhand and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.

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PM Modi to continue with his foreign visit

PM is on a 3-nation tour of France, UAE and Bahrain. He has already visited UAE and France on a state visit and is currently in Bahrain.

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It took too long for an Indian PM to visit this country: PM Modi addresses Indian diaspora in Bahrain 

"The welcome Bahrain has given me made me feel that I am in some part of India," the prime minister said.  

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Threat of cross-border terrorism continues to exist, security forces remain on high alert: Jammu and Kashmir principal secretary

Kansal informed that as many as 1500 primary and 1,000 middle schools have opened but attendance continues to be very thin. 

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PM Modi becomes first Indian prime minister to visit Bahrain

The King of Bahrain, Shaikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, will be hosting a banquet dinner in honour of Modi.

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US Mission in India condoles Jaitley's demise, remembers him for boosting India-US ties

'He'll be remembered for his long and distinguished service. Especially notable was his introduction of GST,' the statement read. 

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As food lover, Jaitley never failed to recommend good restaurants to me: LK Advani

Advani said that Jaitley was an outstanding parliamentarian and a great administrator, besides being a big luminary in the legal arena.

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Leaders, politicians arrive at Jaitley's residence to pay tribute; last rites to take place on Sunday at Nigambodh Ghat

Jaitley's mortal remains were taken to his Kailash Colony residence in Delhi from AIIMS. Leaders, politicians thronged the BJP's veteran's residence to pay their last respects. 

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UAE honours PM Modi with highest civilian award 'Order of Zayed'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in UAE yesterday evening. Earlier in the day, both the leaders held delegation-level talks in Abu Dhabi. 

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Odisha: Biju Janata Dal to launch membership drive in September

BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday formed a state-level committee to monitor and coordinate the membership drive.

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