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From Moscow to Vijayawada: How generations of Telugu readers grew up on Soviet children’s literature
Arts & Culture

From Moscow to Vijayawada: How generations of Telugu readers grew up on Soviet children’s literature

It is hard to overstate the impact of Soviet children’s literature on its Telugu readers.

Oh Baby trailer: Samantha Akkenini plays younger version of Laxmi in Nandini Reddy's comedy
Entertainment

Oh Baby trailer: Samantha Akkenini plays younger version of Laxmi in Nandini Reddy's comedy

Oh Baby, which is slated to release on 5 July, is a remake of the 2014 South Korean film Miss Granny.

BJP manifesto 2019 goes gung-ho on IT, promises optical fibre network for every gram panchayat, higher incentives on digital transactions
Politics

BJP manifesto 2019 goes gung-ho on IT, promises optical fibre network for every gram panchayat, higher incentives on digital transactions

The BJP manifesto for the Lok Sabha election includes a number of proposals for information technology and e-governance.

Telecom sector must provide consumer satisfaction, latest tech solutions says PM Modi
News & Analysis

Telecom sector must provide consumer satisfaction, latest tech solutions says PM Modi

The PM reviewed the progress in the resolution of grievances related to the telecom sector.

Piyush Goel warns Indian Railways officials on train punctuality, says delays will cost them promotions
India

Piyush Goel warns Indian Railways officials on train punctuality, says delays will cost them promotions

Railway minister Piyush Goyal has warned heads of zonal railways that delays in train services will defer their appraisal proportionately, giving them a month to improve punctuality.

Full text of Narendra Modi's speech at ASEAN Summit: PM stresses on 'Act East' policy
World

Full text of Narendra Modi's speech at ASEAN Summit: PM stresses on 'Act East' policy

Speaking at the ASEAN summit in Manila, Narendra Modi made a strong pitch for greater co-operation and stressed on India's 'Act East' policy.

GST: Narendra Modi tells chief secretaries of all states to ensure traders register before 15 August
India

GST: Narendra Modi tells chief secretaries of all states to ensure traders register before 15 August

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked all chief secretaries to work expeditiously towards ensuring that all traders register under the GST regime before 15 August, a PMO statement said.

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant believes that India is passing through biggest technological revolution
News & Analysis

Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant believes that India is passing through biggest technological revolution

India is passing through the biggest technological revolution which will make data analytics critical for delivery of services to the people.

Narendra Modi takes note of graft in Indian Railways, directs strictest action
India

Narendra Modi takes note of graft in Indian Railways, directs strictest action

The prime minister made the comments while reviewing the progress of vital infrastructure projects in the railway, road and power sectors, spread over several states.

Unhappy with the telecom services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes for accountability
News & Analysis

Unhappy with the telecom services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes for accountability

Clearly unhappy over poor telecom services, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday pressed for efficiency and accountability at all levels to bring about a visible change in the situation at the earliest.

E-commerce complaints: PM Modi sets 10-day deadline for redressal report
Business

E-commerce complaints: PM Modi sets 10-day deadline for redressal report

PM Modi questioned officials over the large volume of complaints related to the e-commerce sector and set a deadline of 10 days for them to furnish a report.

PM Modi's warning to officials and smart cities rollout: Fixing the mismatch between policies and their delivery
Politics

PM Modi's warning to officials and smart cities rollout: Fixing the mismatch between policies and their delivery

Smart cities was an idea that Modi had publicly discussed in the run up to the parliamentary elections and thereafter, its progress had showed only on paper. By naming the first lot of 20 smart cities spread across the country, the Modi government on Thursday has tried to convey that it is delivering on its promises.

PM Modi is getting restless with the bureaucracy’s stalling tactics
India

PM Modi is getting restless with the bureaucracy’s stalling tactics

At the meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ambitious PRAGATI on Wednesday, a warning was given to those creating impediments in the roll out of the government’s scheme.

Babus beware! PM Modi calls for strict action on erring customs, excise officials
Business

Babus beware! PM Modi calls for strict action on erring customs, excise officials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday took strong exception at complaints and grievances from people related to the customs and excise sector and asked for strict action against concerned officials.

PM Modi's website undergoes a design change; is now more mobile-friendly
News & Analysis

PM Modi's website undergoes a design change; is now more mobile-friendly

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's personal website got a new look on Friday to provide detailed information on the various government initiatives and forge a greater connect with the people.

Ending red tape: Once a month, PM Narendra Modi steps in to revive stalled projects
Business

Ending red tape: Once a month, PM Narendra Modi steps in to revive stalled projects

Critics say that while Modi can quickly cut through red tape, his style centralises decision-making and will not be sustainable in a country as large as India

Modi peeved by 'indifference' to ex-servicemen, orders authorities to act fast
India

Modi peeved by 'indifference' to ex-servicemen, orders authorities to act fast

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday voiced serious concern at the perceived "atmosphere of indifference" with regard to ex-servicemen's issues such as delay in pension and directed the authorities to pay more attention to their resolution at the earliest.

PMO to replace existing public grievances site with new portal 'Pragati'
News & Analysis

PMO to replace existing public grievances site with new portal 'Pragati'

Prime Minister Modi is all set to launch a new website for public grievances.

India seeks firm footing in global defence market
India

India seeks firm footing in global defence market

The DRDO chief said India has the potential to make its presence felt in the coming years in global defence market.