Narendra Modi Finally Responds On The Rape Cases In The Country

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In a strongly-worded open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a group of 49 former civil servants on Sunday asked him to check the nations "free fall into anarchy" by acting tough against the culprits of the Kathua and Unnao rape cases and the perpetrators of hate crimes across the country.

Cooperation issues in the areas of innovation, technology and education will head the agenda of the high official in this tour of Europe.

The CHOGM meet is to take place alongside Mr. Modi's bilateral visit to the United Kingdom, in which a range of issues - including immigration, technology cooperation and education - will be in the frame. According to the Swedish Ambassador in India, Klas Molin, innovation is a crucial aspect of the relationship between both countries. Sweden is a valuable partner in development initiatives of India.

Also on 17 April, India and Sweden will co-host the first-ever India-Nordic Summit in Stockholm which will be attended by the Prime Ministers of the other four Nordic countries - Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway. British Ministers have said both these issues would be raised during Mr. Modi's visit, though insisting that these would be made privately rather than through "megaphone diplomacy".

This will be followed by the launch of a new Ayurvedic Centre of Excellence, marked by an MoU between the All India Institute of Ayurveda and College of Medicine in the UK.

The Indian leader will leave Stockholm for London on 17 April. May will be seen as part of efforts by Britain to emphasise its eagerness to forge closer ties with India, amid growing scepticism and concern about Britain's ability to secure lucrative post-Brexit trade deals.

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"On Wednesday, I will be in London on the invitation of Prime Minister Theresa May". He will also meet Indian-origin scientists working on cancer research, malaria and other tropical diseases before going in to the India-UK CEOs Forum.

Modi will also address the world in a globally broadcast live event from the historic Central Hall Westminster in London, following in the footsteps of speakers such as Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.

He will visit the two nations between April 17-20.

The Prime Minister will visit the United Kingdom from April 17 to 20 for a bilateral visit and attend CHOGM.

Prime minister, we write to you not just to express our collective sense of shame and not just to give voice to our anguish or lament and mourn the death of our civilisational values - but to express our rage. The Prime Minister will also hold bilateral discussions with his Swedish counterpart.

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