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Tag: Narendra Modi

Liberal Policies On Geospatial Data Part Of 'Aatmanirbhar' Vision: PM Modi
Liberal Policies On Geospatial Data Part Of 'Aatmanirbhar' Vision: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the liberalising of policies governing the acquisition and production of geospatial data is a massive step in the government’s vision for an ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliant India). The Prime Minister said this will generate employment and accelerate economic growth. In a series of tweets, the Prime […]

Rourkela Boy Suffering From Rare Neuro Disease Seeks PM Modi's Help
Rourkela Boy Suffering From Rare Neuro Disease Seeks PM Modi's Help

Rourkela: A 14-year-old boy Vedanta from the Steel City of the State who has been struggling for existence due to a rare genetic neuromuscular disorder has sought help from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the treatment. The only son of Vivek Lal and Priti of Civil Township area in Rourkela, Vedanta is suffering from Spinal […]

PM Modi Dedicates BPCL's Petro-Chem Complex To Nation
PM Modi Dedicates BPCL's Petro-Chem Complex To Nation

Kochi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated to the nation a Rs 6,000 crore petrochemical complex of oil major Bharat Petroleum here and Ro-Ro vessels of Inland Waterways at Willingdon Islands, asserting these projects would energise India’s growth trajectory. On a brief visit to Kerala, the Prime Minister also inaugurated the Cochin Port Trust’s […]

PM Modi To Conclude 'Poribortan Yatra' In Bengal With Rally In Kolkata
PM Modi To Conclude 'Poribortan Yatra' In Bengal With Rally In Kolkata

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conclude BJP’s ‘Poriborton Yatra’ in poll-bound West Bengal by addressing a rally in Kolkata in the first week of March. BJP’s national secretary and co-incharge for West Bengal, Arvind Menon, told IANS that a large number of people are expected to attend the Prime Minister’s rally in Kolkata. […]

Govt Pursuing Reforms To Make India One Of World's Top Economies: FM Sitharaman
Govt Pursuing Reforms To Make India One Of World's Top Economies: FM Sitharaman

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the government, undeterred by the COVID-19 pandemic, has been pursuing reforms for achieving sustained long-term growth in a bid to make India one of the top economies of the world in the coming decades. Replying to debate on Budget 2021-22 in Lok Sabha, she said, […]

US Top Climate Envoy John Kerry Praises PM Modi For His Efforts To Provide Clean Energy
US Top Climate Envoy John Kerry Praises PM Modi For His Efforts To Provide Clean Energy

Washington: The United States’ Special Envoy for Climate, John Kerry on Thursday applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for effectively addressing climate change concerns of the world. Addressing the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021, Kerry commended Modi for setting a target to generate 450 gigawatts of renewable energy by 2030. “This is a strong, terrific example […]

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Biden, Modi Commit To Curb Terrorism, Covid And Work For Peace In Indo-Pacific

By Aurl Louis New York: US President Joe Biden and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi have committed themselves to work closely on a range of issues from fighting terrorism and upholding territorial integrity to defeating the Covid-19 pandemic and rebuilding the global economy, according to the White House. The call to Modi on Monday was […]

Farmer Leaders Agree To Resume Talks After PM Modi's Invitation, Ask Govt To Fix Date
Farmer Leaders Agree To Resume Talks After PM Modi's Invitation, Ask Govt To Fix Date

New Delhi: Farmer unions agitating against the three agri laws on Monday asked the government to fix a date for the next round of talks, soon after Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged them to end their stir and invited them to resume the dialogue. They, however, objected to Prime Minister Modi’s remarks in Rajya Sabha […]

PM Modi Impresses Crowd With Bengali Speech, Slams Mamata Banerjee Over Development
PM Modi Impresses Crowd With Bengali Speech, Slams Mamata Banerjee Over Development

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the mammoth gathering in West Bengal’s East Midnapore district in Bengali, enthralling the jubilant crowd present there at the ground who came to hear him out from distance. “Today when I’m here at one end of the river Ganga, there has been a disaster at its source […]

PM Modi Recognises India's Youngest Martyr After 8 Decades
PM Modi Recognises India's Youngest Martyr After 8 Decades

Guwahati: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived at Dhekiajuli town, about 150 kms northwest of Guwahati, to unveil a slew of development projects worth over Rs 10,000 crore in Assam on Sunday, he also paid tributes to as many as 15 martyrs of India’s freedom movement, whose stories of supreme sacrifice have remained unrecognised and […]

Over 1.4 Lakh Jobs Between 2019 And March 1, 2021: Budget
Over 1.4 Lakh Jobs Between 2019 And March 1, 2021: Budget

New Delhi: Over 1.4 lakh jobs are estimated to be created between March 2019 and March 2021 in various central government departments, according to the Union Budget presented on Monday. The strength of government establishments was 32,71,113 as on March 1, 2019, which is estimated to increase to 34,14,226 by the first day of next […]

PM Modi Congratulates FM Sitharaman For Budget Presentation
PM Modi Congratulates FM Sitharaman For Budget Presentation

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for her marathon 110-minute Budget speech and also inquired about her health soon after she completed her presentation. The Finance Minister began her Budget speech at 11 a.m. for the third time in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government led by Prime […]

Power Employees To Boycott Work On Feb 3 Against Govt's Privatisation Policy: AIPEF
Power Employees To Boycott Work On Feb 3 Against Govt's Privatisation Policy: AIPEF

Mathura: Intensifying stir against the Centre’s privatisation policy, 15 lakh power employees of the country would resort to “work boycott” on February 3, the All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) said. “Prime Minister (Narendra Modi), through a letter, has also been apprised (of this) besides notice served on Union and state governments,” AIPEF Chairman Shailendra […]

Govt Offer On Farm Laws Made To Protesting Farmers Still Stands: PM Modi In All-Party Meeting
Govt Offer On Farm Laws Made To Protesting Farmers Still Stands: PM Modi In All-Party Meeting

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday told floor leaders of various political parties that his government’s offer on agri laws made to protesting farmers “still stands” and it was a “phone call away” for talks, days after violence broke out in parts of the national capital on Republic Day. Addressing these leaders at […]

PM Modi: India Will Soon Become Big Producer Of Defence Equipment
PM Modi: India Will Soon Become Big Producer Of Defence Equipment

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally here and said that India will soon be known as a big producer of defence equipment instead of being the world’s biggest arms buyer. He also said that the youth wing of India’s armed forces has witnessed a 35 per […]

Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Awardee From Odisha, Anvesh Subham Pradhan Who Will Be Interacting With PM Modi Today
Meet Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Awardee From Odisha Anvesh Who Will Be Interacting With PM Modi Today

Bhubaneswar: Odisha’s Anvesh Subham Pradhan is among the 32 children who have been conferred with the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar (PMRBP) 2021 for their excellent achievements in various fields. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be interacting with all the achievers through a video conference on Monday. Anvesh Subham, a Class IX student of Chandrasekharpur DAV […]

Parakram Diwas: PM Modi Visits Ancestral Home Of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose In Kolkata
Parakram Diwas: PM Modi Visits Ancestral Home Of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose In Kolkata

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the ancestral house of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Kolkata on Saturday afternoon as he came to the city to take part in the revolutionary’s 125th birth anniversary celebrations. The prime minister was greeted with ‘Jai Shri Ram’ chants by people waiting outside the Netaji Bhawan in the Bhawanipore […]

Veteran Bhajan Singer Narendra Chanchal Passes Away At 80
Veteran Bhajan Singer Narendra Chanchal Passes Away At 80

New Delhi: Singer Narendra Chanchal, who redefined popular devotional singing in India, passed away on Friday in New Delhi. He was 80. Chanchal shot to fame with his ‘Jagran’ hits in the seventies and the eighties, particularly songs dedicated to Sherawali Mata. His ode to Sherawali Mata “Chalo bulava aaya hai” continues to be popular […]

Statue Of Unity Attracting More Tourist Than Statue Of Liberty: PM Modi
Statue Of Unity Attracting More Tourist Than Statue Of Liberty: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday asserted that Kevadiya in Gujarat is no longer just a small block in some remote area, it has come up as a one of the biggest tourist destinations of the world and Statue of Unity situated in the region is attracting more tourist than even Statue of […]

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7th Pay Commission: Central Govt Employees To Get DA At Current Inflation Rate

In a good news for the 50 lakh Central government employees and over 60 lakh pensioners, the Narendra Modi government is likely to unfreeze the Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) this month. If the government unfreezes the DA, the Central government employees will get it at the current 28 per cent rate of […]

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PM Modi Announces Rs 1,000Cr 'Startup India Seed Fund'

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the launch of Rs 1,000-crore ‘Startup India Seed Fund’ to support startups and help budding entrepreneurs pursue innovative ideas. Addressing the ‘Prarambh: Startup India International Summit’, Modi exuded confidence that the growth of startups will help in generating jobs and improving lives of people in the […]

COVID19 Vaccination In Odisha
COVID19 Vaccination In Odisha Day-1: Side-Effect Is Mere 0.02 Per Cent!

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 immunity dose in Odisha makes a promising beginning on Saturday. Not a single major Adverse Event Following Immunisation (AEFI) has been reported in the State. Only 3 minor AEFI cases (of a total of over 13.7K recipients) were reported that worked out to at around a mere 0.02 per cent. Health experts […]

PM Modi To Launch Pan India Rollout Of COVID-19 Vaccination Drive Tomorrow At 10:30 AM
PM Modi To Launch Pan India Rollout Of COVID-19 Vaccination Drive Tomorrow At 10:30 AM

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive on January 16, 2021 at 10:30 AM via video conferencing. This will be the world’s largest vaccination program covering the entire length and breadth of the country. A total of 3006 session sites across all States and UTs will […]

PMKVY 3.0 To Be Launched Tomorrow In 600 Districts Across India
PMKVY 3.0 To Be Launched Tomorrow In 600 Districts Across India

New Delhi: The third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) will be launched on Friday in 600 districts across India. Spearheaded by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE), this phase will focus on new-age and Covid-related skills. Skill India Mission PMKVY 3.0 envisages training of eight lakh candidates over a […]

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SC Stays 3 Farm Laws: What The 4-Member Expert Panel Will Do?

Bhubaneswar: With the country’s Apex court putting a stay on the three new Farm laws enacted by the Modi government and appointing an expert committee to look into the whole gamut of the new Farm laws, the glare has shifted to the future of the Modi government’s ‘revolutionary’ reforms in the farm sector. While the […]

Centre To Bear Expenses For 1st Round Of COVID Vaccination: PM Modi During Interaction With CMs
Centre To Bear Expenses For 1st Round Of COVID Vaccination: PM Modi During Interaction With CMs

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Monday that the central government will bear the expenses of vaccinating nearly three crore healthcare and frontline workers in the first round and suggested that public representatives, a reference to politicians, should not be part of this initial exercise. Interacting with state chief ministers, Modi underscored the […]

Delhi-Varanasi Bullet Train: Work On Project Gains Momentum
Delhi-Varanasi Bullet Train: Work On Project Gains Momentum

New Delhi: Over three years after Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of India’s first 508-km Mumbai-Ahmedabad High-Speed Rail corridor, the work on the second such rail corridor in the country — on the Delhi-Varanasi route — has gained momentum. An aerial LiDAR survey of the 800-km Delhi-Varanasi High-Speed Rail (DVHSR) corridor has […]

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Govt Places Purchase Order For 11 Million Doses Of Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine

New Delhi: The government on Monday placed a purchase order for 11 million doses of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine- Covishield, with Serum Institute of India (SII), each costing Rs 210, including the GST. Dispatch of the vaccine is likely to start by late Monday evening, officials informed. According to the order, each dose of the vaccine […]

7th Pay Commission Salary Hike And Arrears Approved New Year Gift
7th Pay Commission: Big New Year Gift, Govt Employees To Get Hiked Salary From January 2021

If you thought this New Year had nothing in store for the government employees, then probably you were wrong. In what would bring joy in the lives of lakhs of government employees in Chhattisgarh, the state government has reportedly ordered release of salary increment along with the arrears of the state employees and officials. The […]

COVID Pandemic Gave India New Identity As 'Pharmacy Of World': Prez
COVID Pandemic Gave India New Identity As 'Pharmacy Of World': Prez

New Delhi: Even as 2020 has been the year of a global crisis caused by Covid-19, the pandemic gave India a new identity as the ‘pharmacy of the world’, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Saturday. The fame was achieved as India supplied medicines to nearly 150 countries during the pandemic, said the President while […]

PM Modi Heads Panel To Administer Commemoration Of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th Birth Anniversary
PM Modi Heads Panel To Administer Commemoration Of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th Birth Anniversary

New Delhi: A high-level committee, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been constituted to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in a befitting manner. A notification to this effect was issued on Friday by the Ministry of Culture in which 85 members, including the Prime Minister, have been named. The […]

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Modi Earned And Achieved His Success: Former President Late Pranab Mukherjee In Memoir

New Delhi: Even as many in the Congress still seem to be in denial about Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity and the fact that he has earned his victories, former President late Pranab Mukherjee in his memoir clearly says that Modi earned and achieved his success. Recently, excerpts from ‘The Presidential Years’, the fourth and […]

PM Modi's 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' Pitch: World Is Our Market
PM Modi's 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' Pitch: World Is Our Market

New Delhi: The world is in pursuit of affordable, durable and usable products, and a huge market, both domestically and globally, is waiting to be tapped, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday, asserting that India wants to make products that are of good quality and are admired globally. In a post on LinkedIn, Modi […]

Boris Johnson Cancels Visit To India For Republic Day Over COVID-19 Crisis In UK
Boris Johnson Cancels Visit To India For Republic Day Over COVID-19 Crisis In UK

New Delhi: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was invited as the chief guest for the Republic Day parade, has cancelled his visit to India due to the serious coronavirus situation in his country. Officials said Johnson called up Prime Minister Narendra Modi and regretted that he would have to cancel his visit to India […]

PM Modi Dedicates National Atomic Timescale To Country
PM Modi Dedicates National Atomic Timescale To Country

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the National Atomic Timescale and Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya Pranali to the nation and laid the foundation stone of National Environmental Standards Laboratory through a video conference on Monday. The National Atomic Timescale generates Indian Standard Time with an accuracy of 2.8 nanoseconds. Expressing happiness over CSIR-NPL National Atomic […]

'Brand India' To Get Global Identity With Start-Ups Future MNCs: PM Modi
'Brand India' To Get Global Identity With Start-Ups Future MNCs: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed that start-ups be set up in all sectors for building future multinationals which, he said, would give ‘Brand India’ a new global identity in the times to come. Speaking after laying the foundation stone of IIM-Sambalpur‘s permanent campus in Odisha through video conference, the Prime Minister […]

PM Modi To Dedicate National Atomic Timescale To Nation On Monday
PM Modi To Dedicate National Atomic Timescale To Nation On Monday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate the ‘National Atomic Timescale’ and ‘Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya’ to the nation, and lay the foundation stone of the National Environmental Standards Laboratory on Monday. The National Atomic Timescale generates Indian Standard Time with an accuracy of 2.8 nanoseconds. The Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya is supporting testing and calibration […]

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BJP Pitches For ‘One Nation One Election’, BJD Says Proposal Needs Greater Debate

Bhubaneswar: Barely a month after Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched for ‘one nation one election’ while speaking at the All India Presiding Officers Conference on November 26, the State unit of the BJP on Wednesday said that simultaneous elections will help curb the electoral expenses and time, however, the ruling-BJD in Odisha stated that there’s […]

1st Bullet Train Project May Be Commissioned In Phases
1st Bullet Train Project May Be Commissioned In Phases

New Delhi: The 508-km Ahmedabad-Mumbai High-Speed Rail, popularly known as bullet train project, may start its operations in a phased manner and if the land acquisition is not delayed, the national transporter will commission the 325 km Ahmedabad-Vapi section in the first phase. Giving the details of the project, Railway Board Chairman and CEO VK […]

Govt Is Open To Discuss All Issues With Farmers: PM Modi
Govt Is Open To Discuss All Issues With Farmers: PM Modi

New Delhi: As the farmers’ agitation entered its 30th day on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is open to hold discussions with the farmers and opposition political parties to iron out the confusion over the newly passed farm laws. Defending the farm laws, the Prime Minister said some people are misleading the […]

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