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India to launch Cartosat-3, 13 nanosatellites from US

Chennai: India will launch its cartography satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into sun synchronous orbit on November 25, the Indian space agency said on Monday. According to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), its rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL variant (PSLV-XL) will put into orbit Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites from the US on November […]

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Modi, Xi hold extensive tete-a-tete over dinner

Mahabalipuram: Hopes of a slew of Confidence Building Measures to take relations forward and smoothen the ruffles in ties appeared imminent as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping continued their one-on-one tete-a-tete over dinner on Friday, much beyond the scheduled time. Concluding a highly productive day with a pleasant conversation over a […]

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Modi in veshti welcomes Chinese President at Mamallapuram

Mahabalipuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, wearing the traditional Tamil attire of ‘veshti’ (white dhoti), half-sleeve white shirt and angavastram over his shoulder, welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mamallapuram, also known Mahabalipuram, for the second informal India-China Summit. Xi, who arrived earlier from Beijing, was equally casually attired in a white shirt and black trousers. […]

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Xi Jinping accompanied by 100-member strong team

Chennai: Chinese President Xi Jinping is being accompanied by a 100-member strong delegation, including Foreign Minister Wang Yi and State Councillor Yang Jiechi, for the two-day informal talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mahabalipuram starting Friday. The Chinese delegation includes Ding Xuexiang and Yang Jiechi, Members of Political Bureau, CPC Central Committee, Wang Yi, […]

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Quash sedition case for letter to PM, urges Kamal Haasan

Chennai: Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, here on Tuesday, urged courts to quash the sedition case filed against 49 prominent personalities in Bihar. “I request as a citizen that our higher courts move in to uphold justice with democracy and quash the case eminating from Bihar,” he tweeted. The Prime minister seeks a harmonius India. His statements […]