Tag: Modi

Virat, Anushka meet Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met newly-married Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and his Bollywood actress wife Anushka Sharma and congratulated the couple here on Wednesday . Along with the couple, Kohli’s brother Vikas was also present during the meet. “Captain of the Indian cricket team @imVkohli and noted actor @AnushkaSharma met PM @narendramodi […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
High-value notes worth Rs 2.46 lakh cr not released: SBI

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had printed high denomination notes worth Rs 15,78,700 crore as on December 8, of which Rs 2,46,300 crore has not been supplied to the market, state-run State Bank of India (SBI) said on Wednesday. Based on the government and RBI data, the SBI, in a research note […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
INS Kalvari commissioned to boost security

Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday here commissioned the country’s first indigenously-built Scorpene-class submarine INS Kalvari to the Indian Navy terming it a significant new era “to boost India’s defence and security”. Modi formally unveiled the commissioning plaque of the INS Kalvari atop the submarine and congratulated and shook hands with the various naval […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Wrote 32 letters to Modi, got no reply: Hazare

Khajuraho : Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday said he had written 32 letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, including 10 on the Lokpal and issues related to farmers and agricultural land, but received not a single reply. “I did not receive any reply despite writing consistently to the Prime Minister. So, I wrote in […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
31st Asean Summit begins in Manila

Manila: The 31st Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) began with leaders of 10 member-nations and dialogue partners convening to discuss security, cooperation and regional integration here in Philippines on Monday. The Philippines, Asean’s rotating chair for 2017, set the theme of “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World”, putting security and regional […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Modi terms Congress a 'laughing club'

Kangra (Himachal Pradesh): Terming the Congress a “laughing club” in State, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said it was losing its hold in every corner of the country. “We all need to look at the Congress. We should appreciate them. Nothing is left for them and they have lost their hold from every part […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Rahul, BJP spar over World Bank report on ease of doing business

Jambusar: A bitter war of words has begun on Wednesday between Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and BJP after the former’s sharp criticism of the government over a World Bank report on ease of doing business and the state of economy. While Gandhi rejected India’s improved rank in the latest World Bank report on ease […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Ro-Ro ferry a landmark in South-East Asia: PM Modi

Bhavnagar (Gujarat): First of its kind in India, the first phase of a 31-km Ghogha-Dahej ‘roll-on, roll-off’ (Ro-Ro) ferry service was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday. He referred it to be a “landmark project for entire South-East Asia”. The Rs 650-crore service links Ghogha in Bhavnagar district in western Gujarat’s Saurashtra […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Modi to dedicate All India Institute of Ayurveda to nation on Oct 17

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate next week India’s first All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) that is aimed to bring in synergy between the traditional wisdom of Ayurveda and modern diagnostic tools and technology. AIIA, to be inaugurated on October 17, is the first medical institute under the Ministry of AYUSH to […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Modi shares platform with Nitish, lays foundation stone of Rs 3,700 cr projects

Mokama (Bihar): Sharing a public platform for the first time after the JD-U and BJP realigned more than two months ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar would take Bihar to new heights of development as he announced that road projects of Rs 53,000 crore were underway or […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Modi to dedicate Sardar Sarovar Dam to the nation on his birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in his native Gujarat on his 67th birthday on Sunday to dedicate the Sardar Sarovar Dam to the nation and to address two rallies. He is also expected to visit his mother Heeraben Modi, a tradition he has been following over the years. Modi will visit two […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
Women cricket team won nation's hearts: Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday praised the Indian women’s cricket team, saying it had captivated the country despite losing the World Cup final. “Banish the thought from your mind that you were unsuccessful. Whether you won the match or not, you definitely won over the nation,” Modi said in his “Mann ki […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi returns from two-nation visit

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Sunday morning after concluding his two-nation visit. He left Hamburg, Germany, on Saturday evening at 7.30 p.m., following the completion of the two-day G20 summit. At the summit, Modi presented a 10-point agenda on fighting terrorism which was endorsed by the G20 leaders. The first leg […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Modi condoles death of former CJI Bhagwati

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his grief over the death of former Chief Justice of India P.N. Bhagwati, who died on Thursday. “The demise of Justice P.N. Bhagwati is saddening. He was a stalwart of India’s legal fraternity. My deepest condolences,” Modi said in a tweet on Thursday. “Justice PN Bhagwati’s remarkable […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Nawaz Sharif leaves for SCO summit, could meet Modi

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday left for Kazakhstan to attend the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit, with a chance meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi not ruled out, a media report said. Pakistan and India are to become full members of the SCO at the 7th SCO summit being held […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021