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Tag: Pm Modi

Kumaraswamy responds to Modi's fitness challenge

New Delhi: Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday responded to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fitness challenge saying that yoga and treadmill were a part of his daily workout but he was more concerned about the “development fitness” of his state. “Dear Narendra Modiji, I am honoured and thank you very much for the concern […]

Tourism from SCO countries could easily be doubled: Modi

Qingdao: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said only six per cent of foreign tourists in India are from the SCO countries and this number could easily be “doubled” as he underlined the need to boost tourism among members of the grouping. Speaking at the restricted session of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit, Prime Minister Modi […]

Changes in UPSC cadre allocation rules: What if the proposed changes made?

Bhubaneswar: Since the Joint Secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) said that the PMO is examining if service allocation or cadre allocation to probationers selected on the basis of civil services examination be made after Foundation Course, the BJP-led Central government has found itself on the receiving end with Opposition and senior […]

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PM, BJP leaders to highlight government schemes

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will speak to the beneficiaries of his government’s flagship schemes through video conferencing as part of a outreach campaign in which party leaders will connect with the common man to highlight its achievements over the past four years and counter opposition’s accusations. Under BJP’s initiative ‘Connect for Support’, apart […]

'Jal Satygraha' in Cuttack to draw PM Modi's attention to Mahanadi dispute

Cuttack: Members of Mahanadi Banchao Andolan resorted to a unique protest ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Cuttack to draw his attention to the Mahanadi River water dispute. The members of the outfit staged a silent ‘Jal Satyagraha’ and made special requests to PM to direct Raman Singh-led Chhattisgarh government to open the […]

Congress mounts attack on BJP ahead of PM Modi's Odisha visit

Bhubaneswar: The Congress today observed the fourth anniversary of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government as ‘Vishwasghat Divas’ or ‘Betrayal Day’ to highlight the alleged failures of the BJP-led government at the Centre. Former Union Minister Kapil Sibal, who arrived in Odisha today, termed the Modi government ‘fascist and corrupt’. Lashing out at the Modi government, […]

Security at Bhubaneswar airport reviewed ahead of PM Modi’s visit

Bhubaneswar: A high-level meeting was held today to review the security arrangements at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to land on May 26 before leaving to Cuttack to address a public gathering at the Bali Jatra ground. BPIA Director Suresh Chandra Hota, officials of Special […]

PM Narendra Modi meets Dutch PM Mark Rutte

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday received his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte here ahead of bilateral talks. Stating that the Netherlands is important partner in India’s flagship initiatives, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweetted that Modi welcomed the Rutte at Hyderabad House ahead of the talks. “Netherlands is the fourth largest investor […]

Red alert ahead of Modi's visit to Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar/Jammu: Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir were put on high alert on Friday ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to the state on Saturday. All entry and exit points into Srinagar and Jammu have been sealed by police and the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) who allowed vehicles to enter the cities only […]

Amid Karnataka election drama, Modi speaks to Deve Gowda

New Delhi: A day after BJP’s B.S. Yeddyurappa took oath as Karnataka Chief Minister dashing the hopes of JD-S-Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he spoke to Janata Dal-Secular supremo H.D. Deve Gowda and wished him on his birthday. “Spoke to our former Prime Minister Shri H.D. Deve Gowdaji and conveyed birthday wishes […]

Modi government splurges over Rs 4,300cr in publicity: RTI

Mumbai: The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has so far splurged a whooping Rs 4,343.26 crore only for advertisements and publicity through different media, it has been revealed under RTI, an activist said here on Monday. Mumbai-based RTI activist Anil Galgali had sought details from the centre’s Bureau of Outreach and Communication (BOC) on […]

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PM Modi to visit China from Apr 27-28 for summit talks with Prez Xi

Beijing: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold an informal summit in China’s Wuhan city from April 27 to 28 to exchange views on bilateral and international issues and to enhance mutual understanding between them, China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi announced here today. Prime Minister Modi will be visiting the central […]

Allu Arjun unfollows PM Narendra Modi on Twitter due to this!

Hyderabad/Bhubaneswar: The Stylish Star Allu Arjun has recently unfollowed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the only person he was following on Twitter. Such a move of the star, who has a massive fan following (2.22M on Twitter only), surprised everyone but the reason behind it is believed to be quite pertinent to what all is going […]

7th Pay Commission: Minimum pay hike by Rs 8000; here’s the detail

Bhubaneswar: Though Minister of State for Finance P. Radhakrishnan ruled out any hike in the near future, lakhs of central government employees still hopes that the BJP-led Narendra Modi ‘sarkar’ will listen to their demands and increase the minimum pay. The demand of Central government employees to hike the minimum pay was hit when on […]

AAP to 'gherao' PM's residence over Unnao, Kathua rape

New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will ‘gherao’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s residence here on Sunday over what it said on Friday was his silence on the rapes in Unnao and Kathua. Addressing the media, senior party leader Gopal Rai said the party would also launch a country-wide campaign after Sunday on rising attacks […]

Modi in Bihar to attend Champaran Satyagraha celebrations

Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Tuesday to attend the concluding ceremony of the Champaran Satyagraha’s centenary celebrations in Motihari. Modi was received by Bihar Governor Satyapal Malik, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and several senior BJP leaders. According to police officials, Modi reached Patna in an Indian Air […]

Modi congratulates ISRO scientists on successful launch of GSAT-6A satellite

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated ISRO team on the successful launch of GSAT-6A satellite saying it will provide new possibilities for mobile applications. “Congratulations to ISRO and other stakeholders on the successful launch of GSLV-F08 with indigenous cryogenic stage. GSAT-6A, a communication satellite, will provide new possibilities for mobile applications. Proud […]

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BJP MLA Dilip Ray writes to PM Modi over Brahmani bridge delay

Rourkela: Reiterating his demand for early completion of the second bridge over Brahmani River and Super Speciality Hospital cum Medical College at Rourkela, local MLA Dilip Ray today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In his letter, Ray reminded Modi of the latter’s promise to complete the second bridge over Brahmani river made not only […]

In 'Mann Ki Baat', Modi stresses on preventive healthcare

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the people to be more conscious about preventive healthcare because prevention was not only beneficial for a person but also for his or her family and society. Modi also said the government has set a target to free India from tuberculosis by 2025 and that the […]

Citizens, organisations should take the lead to end TB: Modi

New Delhi: On World Tuberculosis (TB) Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged citizens and organisations to take the lead to end the disease. “In the spirit of this year’s World TB Day theme of ‘Wanted: Leaders for a TB-free world’, I urge citizens and organisations to take the lead in the movement to […]

Sonia attacks Modi government, says freedom under 'sustained assault'

Mumbai: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday launched a direct attack against the Modi government, alleging that freedom of the people was “under systematic and sustained assault” as provocative statements from the ruling establishment were neither random nor accidental but “part of a dangerous design”. Delivering the keynote address at the India Today Conclave 2018 […]

All religions flourished in India: Modi

New Delhi: Stressing that India embraced many religions, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday that every religion flourished in India. “Every religion found life here, it grew here. Every Indian is proud of this virtue, no matter what langusge he speaks, no matter what religion he practices,” the Prime Minister said at a conference […]

Modi greets Trudeau with hug at ceremonial reception

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday welcoming him with a hug ahead of a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, putting to rest speculations about the government cold-shouldering the visiting dignitary. After Trudeau, his wife Sophie, and children Xavier, Ella-Grace and Hadrien, alighted from a car on the […]

Kejriwal blames Modi government for Nirav Modi's flight

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday accused the Modi government of helping the prime accused in the Rs 11,515 crore PNB fraud, Nirav Modi, to flee from India. “Is it possible to believe that he or Vijay Mallya left the country without active connivance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (government)?” the Aam […]

PM woos investors at Oman-India business meeting

Muscat: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met with industry leaders of the Gulf and West Asia region at the India-Oman business meeting here during which he pitched India as an attractive destination to do business. Modi, who arrived in Muscat on Sunday, from Dubai on the last leg of his three-nation tour, also met Deputy […]