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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.

Modi visits Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in UAE

Abu Dhabi : APrime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi, in his first engagement after arriving here on a two-day official visit.

Modi went around the mosque, the largest in the UAE, and also mixed with the crowd. He also wrote in the visitor's book.

Modi arrives in UAE, received by Abu Dhabi crown prince

Abu Dhabi : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday arrived in the UAE, in the first prime ministerial visit after three decades. He was received by Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and accorded a ceremonial welcome at the airport.

Modi is here on a two-day official visit that will see talks focused on boosting cooperation in energy and trade.

Indian Americans call for unified action to secure life, liberty and justice for all on 69th Independence Day

By TCN News,

Washington DC: The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC - www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India's pluralist and tolerant ethos, joined millions of people of Indian origin, living in India and across the world, in celebrating the nation's 69th Independence Day.

Minister among 10 killed in Pakistan suicide attack

Islamabad: Pakistan's Punjab Home Minister Shuja Khanzada was among 10 people killed on Sunday when a suicide attack destroyed his office in Attock city, authorities said.

Khanazada, a retired colonel of the Pakistan Army, succumbed to serious injuries he suffered after being buried under the rubble of the building, Punjab chief minister's advisor Syeed Ilahi told Geo TV.

According to interior ministry sources, the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) group took responsibility for the audacious suicide attack.

Indonesian plane with 54 on board missing

Jakarta: A small Indonesian aircraft with 54 people onboard lost contact with air traffic control on Sunday in the remote Papua region in the country's east, the transport ministry said.

The contact was lost with the Trigana Air ATR 42 just after take off from Sentani airport in the Papua region's capital Jayapura, BBC reported. The plane was en route to the southern town of Oksibil.

The aircraft was carrying 44 adults, five children and five crew.

Egypt slams HRW report on crackdown deaths as 'biased'

Cairo : Egypt on Saturday slammed a report by New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) on the killings of supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi during a security crackdown in 2013 on two protest camps as "biased and politicised".

"Egypt strongly rejects such a politicised and non-objective report that lacks the least standards of credibility and neutrality," foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu-Zaid said in a statement, Xinhua reported.

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