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India’s Independence Day celebrated in Saudia Arabia

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Indian Social Forum, Karnataka State Committee organized Independence Day Celebration Programs across Eastern Province as part of celebrating 69th Independence Day of India.

All bodies recovered at Indonesian plane crash site

Jakarta: All the bodies of the 54 people aboard an ATR42-300 of Trigana Air Service that crashed have been found, an official said.

Henry Bambang Soelistyo, head of the National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) said the bodies were found in Okbape district near Oksibil city, the flight's scheduled destination, reported Xinhua.

The plane crashed on Sunday enroute from Jayapura's Sentani airport for Oksibil.

The debris of the plane, which apparently hit a mountain slope, was spotted on Sunday.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu

Jammu: Pakistan violated the ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked at both the International Border and the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said on Tuesday.

A civilian was injured in an overnight ceasefire violation by Pakistan Rangers on the International Border in Jammu district.

Subhash Chander, 38, received a bullet injury in his leg in R.S. Pura sector during the night, a senior police officer told IANS here.

He has been shifted to a hospital in Jammu.

52 killed in suicide bombings in Baghdad

Baghdad: At least 52 people were killed and another 54 wounded on Monday in three suicide bombings, but also in a series of attacks launched by Iraqi forces and the US-led international coalition in the Anbar province, west of Baghdad, security officials said.

At least 25 members of the Iraqi army and pro-government militias were killed and 33 wounded in three suicide car-bomb attacks in the areas of al-Kharabesha, al-Maamel and al-Bauitha, near the city of Ramadi, the capital Anbar, reports Efe.

50,000 Indians give standing ovation to UAE for temple land

Dubai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday got a cheering crowd of 50,000 Indians to give a standing ovation to Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for his gesture in giving land for a temple for Indians.

"I give my heartfelt thanks to the crown prince and the UAE and Dubai rulers for the gesture," Modi said to the cheering crowd.

"On the one hand there is terrorism in the name of religion, and innocents are killed; and at such a time of concern, the crown prince has given land in Abu Dhabi for a temple for the Indians," he said.

Modi woos UAE, says India has $1 trillion investment potential

Abu Dhabi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong pitch for UAE investments in India, saying India has the potential of $1 trillion investments even as he vowed to address the concerns of businesspersons.

Modi, who later travelled to Dubai on the second leg of his UAE tour, also held detailed talks with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

In the morning, Modi took a tour of Masdar City, a hub of clean technology, 17 km from Abu Dhabi.

Science is life, says Modi on visit to Masdar City in UAE

Abu Dhabi: "Science is Life", wrote Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday and digitally signed in the visitor's book at Masdar City on day two of his visit to the UAE.

Modi visited Masdar city, 17 km from Abu Dhabi, which is a zero carbon planned city.

"'Science is life'. PM @narendramodi digitally signs this message in visitors book at Masdar City," external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said on twitter.

Modi was briefed by officials and researchers about the city and took keen interest as he went around.

50,000 Indians to hear Modi at Marhaba Namo event in Dubai

Dubai: All roads in Dubai would be leading to the Dubai International Cricket Stadium where 50,000 Indian expatriates have registered for 'Marhaba Namo' - a grand public reception being held for visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday evening.

Modi, who is on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates, is to address the Marhaba Namo, which is being touted as another Madison Square-like event.

Modi in UAE: Talks investment, visits mosque, meets diaspora

Abu Dhabi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in the United Arab Emirates in the first prime ministerial visit in over three decades, with boosting trade and investment on top of his agenda.

Modi, who is here on a two-day official visit, was received by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the airport and accorded a ceremonial welcome.

UAE allots land for temple on Modi visit

Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates on Sunday decided to allot land for building a temple in Abu Dhabi for the Indian community, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on a two-day state visit.

"A long wait for the Indian community ends. On the occasion of PM's visit, UAE Govt decides to allot land for building a temple in Abu Dhabi," tweeted external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup.

"PM @narendramodi thanks UAE leadership for this landmark decision," he said.