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Centre appreciates cultural significance of Jallikattu: PM Modi to TN CM

Tamil Nadu, Jallikattu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister, O. Paneerselvam,

Amid massive protests in the state of Tamil Nadu in favour of the banned Jallikattu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday told the state’s Chief Minister, O. Paneerselvam, that while the Centre appreciated the ‘cultural significance’ of the sport, the matter is in court and a final order is awaited.

RBI has pumped in Rs 9.2 trillion worth of new notes post Demonetisation

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 notes, Demonetisation, Rs 9.2 trillion, $135.21 billion, RBI governor, Urjit Patel, Reserve Bank of India, January 2016, International Monetary Fund, IMF

The Reserve Bank of India, has injected Rs 9.2 trillion ($135.21 billion) worth of new currency notes into the banking system to post Demonetisation move by the government to help replace the notes banned in November, a parliamentary panel member quoted RBI governor Urjit Patel as saying on Wednesday.

What did Obama tell PM Modi on his farewell call

US President, Barack Obama, Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, telephone, conversation, defense, civil nuclear energy, India, America, White house

US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday had a telephonic conversation ahead of leaving the office to thank PM Modi for his partnership that enhanced the relations between India and America, the White House has said.

‘I was a little nervous… I didn’t know if I would make it’: PeeCee on People Choice awards


The ‘Desi Girl’ Priyanka Chopra wins favourite dramatic TV actress at the 2017 People’s Choice Awards. Priyanka nails the pretty in peach look at the People  Awards.

‘2016 was hottest year ever recorded’

UN weather agency, 2016, hottest year, World Meteorological Organization, WMO, United Nations

The world witnessed the hottest year on record in 2016, surpassing the exceptionally high temperatures of 2015, the UN weather agency said, highlighting new records in indicators of human-caused climate change and loss of Artic sea ice.


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