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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has [announced / announcing] a huge financial package for his country's economy. Mr Modi [inclined / outlined] plans for spending $1.35 trillion on infrastructure at an Independence Day speech on August the 15th. The huge investment will focus [in / on] the economy, [youth / young] employment opportunities, and on [way / ways] to tackle climate change. Modi hopes the [gargantuan / gargoyle] injection of cash will provide a [boost / boast] to the economy. He said the spending plans will "create [job / jobs] opportunities for hundreds of thousands of young people". He added that the [simulation / stimulus] would help local manufacturers to become "globally competitive," and develop new "economic [zones / clones] " in India.

Mr Modi focused [on / in] plans to make India a carbon-neutral country. He gave his speech [was / as] part of India's 75th Independence Day celebrations. He [wowed / vowed] that before India turned 100, the country would be "energy independent". Modi pledged to [invest / ingest] more in sustainable resources such as solar technology and "green [hydroxide / hydrogen] ". He wants the country to move away from its [reliance / relies] on oil. India is the world's third-largest oil importer. In particular, he outlined [ambitious / ambition] plans for transforming India's [baste / vast] railway network - the largest in the world. He said he wants the whole network to be a net-zero carbon [emission / emitter] by 2030. Modi said his country is "moving fast [towards / for] achieving its climate goals".

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