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7 June, 2016 8:51 PM Full Text: India-US Joint Statement After PM Modi Meets President Obama

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with US President Barack Obama at the White House on Tuesday. The two leaders discussed issues ranging from business and technology to governance. "We are working shoulder to shoulder, we are proud. We will continue working together," PM Modi said in a joint statement with President Obama. India-US Joint 289

7 June, 2016 8:27 AM Modi’s five-nation tour: Why Prime Minister’s 41st foreign trip matters to all of us

New Delhi: In the first 25 months in office as Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has made 41 foreign trips in 38 countries, including four to the United States of America. On an average, the PM has been travelling out of the country little more than 1.5 times a month, drawing some strong criticism from opposition parties. The Prime Minister, however, refuses 205

3 June, 2016 5:44 PM Eerily Empty Louvre: What It’s Like When Floods Keep Tourists Away

The Louvre Museum in France has moved the art on its lower floors to protect it from the flooding Seine, which has reached over 18 feet and is expected to get higher. PARIS — The square at the center of the Louvre, dominated by I.M. Pei’s glass pyramid, was desolate early Friday morning, save for a few tourists taking selfies. The museum was closed to visitors 182

21 May, 2016 5:34 PM EgyptAir plane sent smoke-alarm warnings before crash

PARIS/CAIRO: The EgyptAir jet which crashed in the Mediterranean on Thursday sent a series of warnings indicating that smoke had been detected on board, shortly before it disappeared off radar screens, French investigators said on Saturday. A spokesman for France's BEA air accident investigation agency said the signals did not indicate what caused the smoke 221

21 May, 2016 1:13 PM French Investigators Say Smoke Reported On EgyptAir Jet Before Crash

A spokesman for the BEA agency said the signals did not indicate what caused the smoke or fire on board the plane, which plunged into the sea with 66 people on board as it was heading from Paris to Cairo. But they offered the first clues as to what unfolded in the moments before the crash. One aviation source said that a fire on board would likely have generated 171

16 May, 2016 12:03 AM Gangaikondacholapuram’s potential remains untapped

Shopping complex and yatri nivas built at a distance from the monument evoke no response Although the Tourism Department had implemented a comprehensive tourism development programme at Gangaikondacholapuram about six years ago, the infrastructure is yet to be put to use. The tiny village, historically noted for the ancient palace of Rajendra Chola 152

6 May, 2016 1:16 AM Our systems were not hacked, says IRCTC

The Indian Railway Tourism and Catering Corporation (IRCTC) on Thursday clarified that the user profile data of its e-ticketing system had not been hacked into or compromised as reported in a section of the media. In an official statement, the railway ticketing PSU stated that "thorough investigations were conducted to detect veracity of the news, however 168

4 May, 2016 11:56 AM Airbnb usage triples in India

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Community driven accommodation marketplace Airbnb on Wednesday said travel via its platform in India has tripled in the last one year, pegging India as one of its fastest growing markets. "Countries all over the world continue to embrace home sharing, and we are excited that India is at the forefront of this movement," said Airbnb 162

22 April, 2016 1:57 AM Mitsubishi Motors investigated over false mileage data

TOKYO — Officials are investigating Mitsubishi Motors Corp. after the company said it had found employees manipulated fuel efficiency data of more than 620,000 light vehicles it manufactured. Local media reports showed investigators from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism entering offices of the company’s assembly plant in central 176

11 April, 2016 11:46 AM India, Maldives resolve to expand defence cooperation

A defence cooperation pact and five other agreements to expand bilateral ties were inked between India and Maldives on Monday after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of the archipelago nation Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom held talks including ways to combat terrorism and radicalisation. During the deliberations, India assured Maldives it was ready 198