"India has a huge opportunity -- to use new tech to pioneer a clean development path."
"Linking bank accounts with Aadhaar and mobile numbers, has also helped improve the targeting of social sector programmes and addressing the right section of the people."
In view of climate change, PM Narendra Modi has announced setting up of the National Hydrogen Mission with the aim of becoming the new global hub of Green Hydrogen, and also its largest exporter. PM said that India spends over Rs. 12 lakh crore on importing energy. We must ensure that India becomes aatmanirbhar (self-reliant) in energy production too, said PM Modi.
Vaccine allocation for state should be in 95:05 ratio for government and private hospitals. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik put forth this demand before Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a virtual meeting on Friday, which discussed the Covid situation in six states.
India will return to the centralised COVID19 vaccination programme and the centre will provide free vaccines to all from June 21.
Bhubaneswar: A day after Harivansh Narayan Singh won the Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman election; Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over telephone and thanked him for supporting the NDA-backed JD (U) candidate. Singh was elected deputy chairman of the Rajya Sabha yesterday after he won the election with 125 votes against […]
Bhubaneswar: Muktikanta Biswal from Odisha’s Rourkela who was on a mission to meet Prime Minister Modi, has finally covered a distance of 1350 km and reached Delhi today. After reaching the national capital, Biswal said that he will sit on dharna if he fails to meet the prime minister. “Had come to meet him (Jual […]
Qingdao (China): Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here today on a two-day visit primarily to attend the annual summit of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) which is likely to deliberate on several pressing global issues including future of Iran nuclear deal, the impact of US sanctions on Russia and situation in the Indo-Pacific region. It is […]
Pune: A letter allegedly found in the house of one of the five persons arrested for “links” with the banned CPI (Maoist) talks about the ultras mulling “another Rajiv Gandhi incident”, Pune police told a court yesterday. Police yesterday arrested Dalit activist Sudhir Dhawale, lawyer Surendra Gadling, activists Mahesh Raut and Shoma Sen and Rona […]
Jakarta: While addressing the Indian diaspora in the Indonesian capital today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned about Bali Jatra and how it has helped in maintaining strong cultural ties between the two nations. “Bali Jatra is celebrated every year in the Indian state of Odisha, a festival which is being celebrated for many years […]
New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of the Rs 7,500-crore expressway that will considerably reduce travel time between national capital Delhi and Meerut in adjoining Uttar Pradesh state. Modi, after inaugurating the 14-lane Delhi-Meerut Expressway spanning Sarai Kale Khan in Delhi to UP Gate, rode in an […]
Santiniketan: Following unruly scenes over lack of drinking water here at the Visva-Bharati premises here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday sought apologies from its students during the 49th convocation which he attended as its Chancellor. “As the Chancellor of Visva Bharati University, I seek your apology. While I was coming here, some students […]
New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi launched a stinging attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday following the resignation of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa ahead of the trust vote in assembly, stating that “PM is corruption” and there is no institution “worthy of respect of the Prime Minister, Amit Shah and the […]
Vijaypura (Karnataka): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “possessed by the devil” of Congress-mukt Bharat, and his only accomplishment in the last four years is to have undone the good work of the previous Congress governments, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi said today. Holding her first election rally in two years, Gandhi said all sections of […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today assailed the Congress government in Karnataka for initiating the culture of “ease of doing murder”, as he launched the second leg of his campaign blitz in the state for the Assembly elections. He also accused the successive Congress governments at the Centre of allowing a handful of […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated the Indian athletes, especially women, for their “excellent performances” at the 2018 Commonwealth Games (CWG), saying there were many path-breaking achievements. Appreciating table tennis player Manika Batra’s performance, Modi, in his monthly radio programme “Mann Ki Baat”, said: “Our women athletes have made us proud. […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived here after a two-day informal summit meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan. The Prime Minister was received at the airport by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. In their talks, PM Modi and President Xi decided to issue strategic guidance to their respective militaries to […]
Wuhan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping today began talks at an unprecedented two-day informal summit here during which they will have a series of one-on-one conversations focussing on bilateral, global and regional issues. PM Modi who arrived in Wuhan in the central Chinese city early today for the informal summit […]