• With Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to visit Australia for the G-20 summit in Brisbane in mid-November, efforts are on to ensure his charisma overwhelms the Indian diaspora there like at New York's Madison Square event.
  • Wrapped in thick woollens, Prime Minister Narendra Modi flew to the icy heights of Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday where he lauded the armed forces and promised a national memorial for Indian soldiers.
  • We Eat, We love, We Pray, and that’s how we usher in the festivities. There are many important things in life. Learning, growing, loving and exploring are things that each of us should take time out for.
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