PM Modi at UNGA makes veiled attack on Pakistan for 'using terrorism as political tool'

PM Modi at 76th UNGA spoke on issues of COVID-19 pandemic, terrorism, Afghanistan and climate change. Thank you for staying with Zee News

PM Modi at UNGA makes veiled attack on Pakistan for 'using terrorism as political tool'

Washington DC: Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his address at the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. He spoke on issues of COVID-19 pandemic, terrorism, Afghanistan and climate change. 

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote: "Landed in New York City. Will be addressing the UNGA at 6:30 PM (IST) on the 25th."

The theme for this year's General Debate is 'Building Resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to the needs of the planet, respect the rights of people, and revitalise the United Nations.'

Meanwhile, on September 24, US President Joe Biden hosted PM Modi at the White House and said that today they are starting a new chapter in the US-India relationship. "Our two nations are the largest democracies in the world, and we’re committed to taking on the toughest challenges we face — together," Biden said.

The two leaders held their maiden bilateral meeting before attending the QUAD leaders Summit. PM Modi described the meeting as 'outstanding' and said that the Indo-US relationship is destined to be 'stronger, closer and tighter'. 

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25 September 2021
21:35 PM

A powerful and impactful address by PM Modi to UNGA today. 12 big policy takeaways - cautions against regressive thinking and extremism: MEA S Jaishankar

21:29 PM

Over the last few days, have had productive bilateral and multilateral engagements, interaction with CEOs and the UN address. I am confident the India-USA relationship will grow even stronger in the years to come. Our rich people-to-people linkages are among our strongest assets: PM Modi on Twitter

21:02 PM

PM Narendra Modi is to leave for John F Kennedy International Airport from where he will depart for India.

21:01 PM

PM Narendra Modi meets people gathered outside his hotel in New York. He is about to depart for John F Kennedy International Airport from where he will leave for India.

19:09 PM

Countries with regressive thinking that are using terrorism as a political tool need to understand that terrorism is an equally big threat for them. It has to be ensured that Afghanistan isn't used to spread terrorism or launch terror attacks..." PM Modi's speech at 76th UNGA 

19:08 PM

It is absolutely essential to ensure that Afghanistan's territory is not used to spread terrorism and for terrorist activities. We also need to ensure that no country tries to take advantage of delicate situation in Afghanistan & use it for its own selfish interests. At this time, people of Afghanistan, women and children, minorities need help. We must fulfill our duties by providing them with help: PM Modi's speech at 76th UNGA

18:56 PM

Those using terrorism as political tool must know it is as big a danger for them too: PM Modi's speech at 76th UNGA

18:55 PM

We have also started work on making India the world's largest green hydrogen hub. We are answerable to our future generations. Today, the world is facing an increased threat of regressive thinking and extremism. In such a situation, the entire world must make science-based, rational and progressive thinking the basis for development. In order to strengthen a science-based approach, India is promoting experience-based learning: PM Narendra Modi's speech at 76th UNGA

18:53 PM

On the ocassion of 75 years of independence, India is going to launch 75 satellites into space made by Indian students: PM Narendra Modi at United Nations General Assembly

18:51 PM

The Corona pandemic has taught the world that the global economy be further diversified. That is why the expansion of global value chains is very important. Our 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan' is inspired by this sentiment: PM Narendra Modi at United Nations General Assembly

18:51 PM

Today, I extend an invitation to all vaccine manufacturers from across the world to make vaccines in India: PM Modi at United Nations General Assembly

18:50 PM

Yes, democracy can deliver. Yes, democracy has delivered. Today is birth anniversary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya, the proponent of 'Ekatma Manav Darshan', meaning integral humanism or the development journey taken together, the expansion from self to universe: PM Modi's speech at 76th UNGA

18:45 PM

I would like to inform the UNGA that India has developed the world's first DNA vaccine. This can be administered to anyone above the age of 12. An mRNA vaccine is in the final stages of development. Indian scientists are also developing a nasal vaccine against COVID19: PM Modi's speech at 76th UNGA

18:45 PM

In the last 1.5 years, the entire world has been facing the worst pandemic in 100 years. I pay tribute to all those who have lost their lives in this deadly pandemic and I express my condolences to their families: PM Narendra Modi at UNGA

18:42 PM

Development should be all-inclusive, universal and one that nurtures all: PM Modi at United Nations General Assembly

18:34 PM

Democracy can deliver, democracy has delivered: PM Modi in his 76th UNGA address in New York

18:33 PM

As PM Modi is ready to address the 76th UNGA session here's where you can watch it LIVE.

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16:00 PM

PM Modi will speak at the UNGA, his speech is likely to touch on topics of terrorism, Afghanistan and Taliban. During his speech, PM Modi can also keep his point on permanent membership in the Security Council. PM Modi can also attack China's expansionist policy, as well as can talk about the environment, trade and self-reliant India. Watch video here

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PM Narendra Modi's visit to the US shows that India is emerging as a multidimensional and inclusive force in international diplomacy. Other than strategic interests of Indo- Pacific region at Quad meet, it was also decided that 1 billion vaccine doses will be available for Quad which India will be playing a major role. In PM's words, "Quad is going to be a force for global good": BJP leader Sudhanshu Trivedi told ANI

14:52 PM

New York: In a few hours from now, PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to address the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly and is most likely to share his views on global challenges including the COVID-19 pandemic, terrorism, and climate change. 

14:52 PM

BJP leader Sudhanshu Trivedi: PM Narendra Modi's visit to the US shows that India is emerging as a multidimensional and inclusive force in international diplomacy. 

06:22 AM

US President Joe Biden: This morning, I hosted Prime Minister Modi at the White House as we launch a new chapter in the history of US-India ties. Our two nations are the largest democracies in the world, and we’re committed to taking on the toughest challenges we face — together.

06:21 AM

US President Joe Biden: It was an honor to host the Prime Ministers of Australia, India, and Japan for the first-ever in-person Quad Leaders Summit. We share a common vision for the future, and we’re coming together to meet the key challenges of the 21st century.

05:04 AM

Washington DC: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves for New York. He is now scheduled to address the 76th session of UNGA.

00:18 AM

I hope that we'll have a good and relevant Summit. Besides this, the bans that were placed (that has now been lifted by US) on Japanese food products, I had requested you in April for it (to lift the ban). It's a huge step that you took, thank you for it: Japan PM Yoshihide Suga

00:17 AM

QUAD is a very important initiative by the 4 nations that believe in fundamental rights & are of the view that Indo-Pacific should be free & open. To date, QUAD has given its absolute cooperation in big sectors, be it regional challenges or COVID-19: Japanese PM Suga

00:17 AM

We have come here for the first in-person Quad Leaders' Summit. This Summit shows the relations shared by our four nations and the commitment we have for a free and open Indo-Pacific region: Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga's opening remarks at Quad Leaders' Summit

00:17 AM

Today, we are also launching a new Quad fellowship for students from each of our Quad countries to pursue advanced degrees in leading stem programs here in the United States, representing an investment in the leaders, innovators & pioneers of tomorrow: Biden

00:09 AM

QUAD countries have common vision for future, to take on key challenges of our age: Biden

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00:04 AM

Our Quad vaccine initiative will help Indo-Pacific nations. Quad decided to go ahead with a positive approach on basis of our shared democratic values. I'd be happy to discuss with my friends-be it supply chain, global security, climate action, COVID response or tech cooperation: PM Modi

00:02 AM

The world is facing the COVID pandemic. We all have come together to fight it: PM Modi

00:01 AM

Our vaccine initiative is on track to produce an additional 1 billion doses of vaccine in India to boost global supply: US President Joe Biden

00:00 AM

When we met 6 months ago, we made concrete commitments to advance our shared and positive agenda for free & open Indo-Pacific. Today, I'm proud to say that they are making excellent progress: US President Joe Biden at QUAD Summit

23:59 PM

The QUAD is about demonstrating how democracies such as ours can get things done. There is no part of the world that is more dynamic than Indo-pacific at this time: Australian PM Scott Morrison

23:56 PM

In a way, our Quad will work as a force for global good. I believe that our cooperation in Quad will ensure peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific as well as the entire world: PM Modi at Quad Leaders' Summit

23:52 PM

The Quad- a force for global good, tweeted PMO.


23:51 PM

We believe in a free and open Indo-pacific because we know that is what delivers a strong and prosperous region: Australian PM Scott Morrison's opening remarks at Quad Leaders' Summit

23:49 PM

Our four nations met for the first time after 2004 Tsunami to help the Indo-Pacific region. Today, when the world is fighting against COVID-19 pandemic, we have come here once again as Quad for the welfare of humanity: PM Modi at QUAD Summit

23:42 PM

Our initiative in QUAD will establish peace and prosperity in Indo-Pacific: PM Modi in his initial address after President Biden's address

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23:20 PM

Quad Leaders' Summit will touch upon a number of subjects incl 5G, climate change, critical infrastructure, supply chains and regional security. (ANI)

22:29 PM

We discussed how India and USA will further scale-up cooperation in different spheres and work together to overcome key challenges like COVID-19 and climate change: PM Modi tweeted.


22:24 PM

President Biden also recalled his visit to Mumbai in 2013 when he serving as the Vice President of the United States. He was accompanied by his wife, then US Second Lady Jill Biden, their daughter Ashley and son-in-law Howard D Crein. Biden, in a lighter vein, told PM Modi, "Indian Press had then asked me if I have any relative in India...Someone from the Indian Press said you have five Bidens in India..."

22:23 PM

Washington DC: US President Joe Biden recalls his visit to Mumbai as the then US Vice President and, in a lighter vein, says, "Indian Press asked me if I have any relative in India...Someone from the Indian Press said you have five Bidens in India..."


21:57 PM

The meeting between PM Narendra Modi and President Joe Biden has ended. PM Modi left the White House after the meet. He will attend QUAD summit later.

21:49 PM

I've long believed that the US-India relationship can help us solve a lot of global challenges. In fact, back in 2006, I had said that by 2020 India & the US will be among the closest nations in the world: US President Joe Biden at the bilateral meet with PM Narendra Modi

21:48 PM

PM Modi and I are going to talk about what more we could do to fight COVID-19 and ensure stability in indo-pacific: Biden

21:40 PM

Technology is becoming a driving force. We have to utilise our talents to leverage technology for greater global good: PM Modi

21:31 PM

There are many things with the US, that are needed by India and many things with India that can be useful for the US. Trade will be a major sector in this decade: PM Modi

21:30 PM

Important issues like COVID-19, climate change, or QUAD - you (Biden) have taken great initiative in tackling these. I look forward to working together on these issues to benefit the entire world: PM Modi

21:28 PM

On October 2, we will celebrate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi believed in "trusteeship". This value is very important in present times to take on global challenges.

21:26 PM

The trade ties between Indian and the US are very crucial. Through trade, both countries complement each other.

21:23 PM

People to people connect between India-US will play a great role this decade: PM Modi

21:19 PM

PM Modi thanks President Biden for the warm welcome he and the Indian delegation received from the US.

21:18 PM

Today we begin a new chapter in Indo-US relationships: Biden

21:18 PM

Indian and the US can work together to resolve major global issues.

21:06 PM

We are two of the biggest democracies in the world. About 40 lakh Indians are working to strengthen the US: Joe Biden

21:03 PM

The meeting between PM Modi and Prez Biden is underway. The two leaders are expected to discuss a wide range of priority issues, including combating COVID-19, climate change, economic cooperation as well as Afghanistan.

20:51 PM

The first pictures of PM Modi's meeting with Joe Biden at the Oval Office in the White House came out. Check it out:

20:45 PM

US President Joe Biden tweets: "This morning I’m hosting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House for a bilateral meeting. I look forward to strengthening the deep ties between our two nations, working to uphold a free and open Indo-Pacific, and tackling everything from COVID-19 to climate change."

20:38 PM

The bilateral meeting between PM Modi and President Joe Biden has begun.

20:34 PM

PM Modi reached White House. The bilateral meeting between Modi and Biden will begin soon.

20:33 PM

PM Modi's cavalcade arrives at White House.

19:59 PM

PM Modi met his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga. The two Prime Ministers reviewed the multi-faceted relationship between the two countries and exchanged views on recent global and regional developments, including in Afghanistan.

19:56 PM

Earlier today, PM Modi met US VP Kamala Harris. The two leaders discussed the COVID-19 situation in their respective countries, including ongoing efforts to contain the pandemic through expedited vaccination efforts, and ensuring supply of critical medicines, therapeutics and healthcare equipment.

19:52 PM

PM Modi will deliver a video address at the event `Global Citizen Live` on Saturday (September 25).

"Global Citizen Live is a 24-hour event which will be held across 25th and 26th September and will involve live events in major cities including Mumbai, New York, Paris, Rio De Janeiro, Sydney, Los Angeles, Lagos and Seoul. The event will be broadcast in 120 countries and over multiple social media channels," the PMO said.

19:50 PM

China slammed QUAD ahead of first in-person summit in US. “China always believes that any regional cooperation mechanism should not target a third party or harm its interests. Seeking exclusive closed cliques against a third country runs against the trend of the times and aspiration of countries in the region. It will find no support,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said.

19:40 PM

Terrorism and extremism are also key issues likely to be discussed in Modi-Biden meet.

19:37 PM

PM Modi and President Joe Biden are expected to discuss strengthening defence and security collaboration between the two countries.

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