Narendra Modi: The New Face of India

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It’s just past noon on a cloudless day in Ghazipur, a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, and a stream of Narendra Modi supporters is making its way to one of the candidate’s last election rallies. Undeterred by the 111°F (44°C) heat, the crowd, festooned in saffron, the hue of Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), winds along the small… Continue reading Narendra Modi: The New Face of India

App updates this week: Twitter, BreakFree, Evernote, Citrus and more!

From the uber-budget Moto E to the Lok Sabha Elections 2014, it has been an exciting weeks. Amid the conundrum over elections, if you’ve missed on your daily dose of app updates, then here’s a quick recap. Twitter  Earlier this week, Twitter’s finally rolled out the highly anticipated mute button. It allows users on web as well as mobile to silence another Twitter user with just a couple of … Continue reading App updates this week: Twitter, BreakFree, Evernote, Citrus and more!

Watch: New Generation In India Pins Big Hopes On Election Results

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As the Bharatiya Janata Party scored a major victory in India’s elections, paving the way for Narendra Modi to become the nation’s next Prime Minister, passengers on a train journey from New Delhi to Kolkata discussed what they hoped the next government would bring to the country. In the video above, 25-year-old Abrar Ahmad and his wife Hazra Begum discuss how… Continue reading Watch: New Generation In India Pins Big Hopes On Election Results

White House, U.S. Senate Congratulate Narendra Modi on His Win in India

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Updated 3:15 p.m. ET Friday U.S. officials welcomed the Bharatiya Janata Party’s landslide victory at the polls in India on Friday, saying they look forward to working with India’s next prime minister Narendra Modi when he forms a government. “After the largest democratic election in history, US congratulates the BJP for its victory and looks forward to working closely with new… Continue reading White House, U.S. Senate Congratulate Narendra Modi on His Win in India

Why US has to give Narendra Modi the visa power now ?

SO it has come to this. The elected leader of the world’s largest democracy is ineligible for a visa to visit the world’s oldest democracy. Someone grab a defibrillator fast — the “defining partnership of the 21st century” is flat-lining.  Those in both countries rooting for the relationship to recover and prosper thought it had hit rock bottom with the arrest and detention of Indian … Continue reading Why US has to give Narendra Modi the visa power now ?

This Is What Crimea Looks Like from Inside a Fighter Jet in Flight

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On Friday, Russian warships and military aircraft took part in a show of the Federation’s military might in Sevastopol, Crimea, home to a key Russian naval base. Footage was recorded and broadcast live from the cabin of one of the fighter jets flying in close formation, according to RT. Russian President Vladimir Putin was in Crimea to take part in Victory… Continue reading This Is What Crimea Looks Like from Inside a Fighter Jet in Flight

Birds Are Getting Lost Because of Our Gadgets, Claims Study

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European migratory birds are having trouble finding their way around because of man-made magnetic radiation, a new report shows. Researchers believe electromagnetic waves from major cities, stemming from electronic devices, disrupt the internal compasses of the birds, hampering their natural orientation skills. Henrik Mouritsen, co-author of the report published in the science journal Nature, says robins were better able to navigate… Continue reading Birds Are Getting Lost Because of Our Gadgets, Claims Study