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Tallest Statue in the World is Now in India

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The Indian government has unveiled its newest statue, now the tallest in the world. The statue is of independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India’s first interior minister and deputy prime minister (BBC). The statue cost about 400 million USD and stands 597ft high in Gujarat, almost twice as high as the Statue of Liberty in […]

Big Week in the United States for Prime Minister Modi

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a full agenda during his trip to the United States beginning in New York where he arrived Thursday. Modi addressed global leaders at a landmark United Nations Sustainable Development Summit on Friday where the new post-2015 development agenda was adopted. The agenda’s 15-year-goals include complete poverty eradication, zero hunger, […]

Indian Prime Minister to meet Obama at White House

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U.S. Officials have confirmed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States, where he will meet with President Barack Obama for two days. The two leaders will discuss a wide range of bilateral and strategic issues, including economic growth (The Economic Times). Regional issues, including current developments in Afghanistan, Syria and Iraq, will […]