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Modi condemns London terror attacks

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condemned Saturday night’s terror attacks in London that claimed at least six lives. “Attacks in London are shocking and anguishing. We condemn them. My thoughts are with families of the deceased and prayers with the injured,” Modi tweeted soon after his return from a four-nation Europe tour […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi arrives in Paris

Paris: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Friday on the final leg of his six-day, four-nation tour of Europe. On Saturday, Modi will hold his first meeting with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. Earlier on Friday, Modi attended for the first time the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, an annual […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Environment Minister Anil Dave dies at 61

New Delhi: Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave died on Thursday. He was 61. Dave has been a member of the Rajya Sabha since 2009. He was sworn in as a Minister of State with independent charge of environment, forest and climate change in 2016. He was born in Badnagar in Madhya Pradesh. Prime Minister […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Lalu dares Modi: 'Dissolve Lok Sabha and hold fresh polls'

Patna: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to dissolve the Lok Sabha and hold fresh general elections, as he claimed that the BJP-led central government had “failed on all fronts” in the last three years. “Modi should dissolve the Lok Sabha and get fresh polls conducted along with assembly polls […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
PM congratulates wrestler Bajrang Punia on winning gold

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated wrestler Bajrang Punia for winning the gold medal in the Asian Wrestling Championship. Lauding Punia for his achievement, Modi in a statement said: “Congratulations to Bajrang Punia for securing the Gold in Asian Wrestling Championship. India is very proud of his exemplary accomplishment.” Punia won the […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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US Congressional delegation meets Modi

New Delhi: A US Congressional delegation led by Democrat Nancy Pelosi called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Thursday. Welcoming the delegation, Modi appreciated “the strong bipartisan support of the US Congress in deepening the partnership between India and the US”, the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement. Modi and the delegation exchanged […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Rs 2 lakh to kin of Bharatpur victims: PM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh each for the families of those killed in a wall collapse in a marriage hall in Bharatpur in Rajasthan. Expressing his condolences, Modi said: “I am pained beyond words… My thoughts are with the families of the deceased. I […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi launches digitised system for apex court to go paperless

New Delhi: Initiating the digital era in the Indian judiciary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday launched the Integrated Case Management Information System (ICMIS) to help the apex court go paperless. ICMIS helps with digital filing of the cases called e-filing and enables litigants to easily access the information online. The Prime Minister uploaded […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Akshay Kumar meets Modi, discusses 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha'

New Delhi: National Award winning actor Akshay Kumar on Tuesday put a smile on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s face with the title of his next film “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha”. Akshay met Modi here. He tweeted: “Met PM Narendra Modi and got the opportunity to tell him about my upcoming ‘Toilet-Ek Prem Katha’. His smile […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Demonetisation did not impede future black money flows: UN report

New Delhi: The Indian government’s demonetisation measures did not impede future black money flows in new denominations, a UN report said on Monday. According to UN Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific 2017, complementary measures to demonetisation would be required to target all forms of undeclared wealth and assets. “Broader structural reforms […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Indian rocket lifts off with South Asia Satellite

Chennai: An Indian rocket with the over two ton South Asia Satellite or GSAT-9, intended to address the region’s “economic and developmental priorities”, blasted off from the Sriharikota spaceport on Friday evening. Precisely at 4.57 p.m., the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) rose into the sky from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Indore tops cleanest cities list; UP's Gonda country's dirtiest

New Delhi: Indore topped as the cleanest city of India while Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda was last from the end thus becoming the dirtiest city in the country, a list unveiled by the Urban Development Ministry said on Thursday. Bhopal came second from the top while Vishakhapatnam was placed at third position in the list, Union […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Rethink 'corporate-friendly' policy, Green Nobel winner Samantara to PM

Kolkata/Bhubaneswar: Prafulla Samantara, the recipient from Asia of this year’s Goldman Environmental Prize and the face of a determined people’s resistance against bauxite mining in an Odisha forest, has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to “rethink” his corporate-friendly policies. The activist led a historic 12-year legal battle that affirmed the indigenous Dongria-Kondh’s land rights and […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi urges Muslims not to politicise triple talaq

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged people from the Muslim community not to “politicise” the triple talaq issue and requested them to come forward and find a “solution”. “I urge the people of Muslim community to not politicise the issue of triple talaq,” Modi said while speaking on the occasion of Basava […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Narendra Modi urges BJP CMs to focus on development

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asked the Chief Ministers of BJP-ruled states to make development their main plank and use technology for its better implementation, sources said. The Prime Minister’s remarks came here at a meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers where Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021