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PM Narendra Modi invites US President Biden, First Lady to visit India

In his first official interaction with Joe Biden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed a host of issues with the US President and also took the opportunity to invite him and First lady, Dr Jill Biden, to visit India at their earliest convenience.

Feb 09, 2021, 06:53 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to hold virtual summit with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani; know details

Amid the pandemic, India sent 75,000 tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan and was also able to send more than 20 tonnes of life-saving medicines and other equipment to address the COVID-19 challenge. On February 7, India sent 500,000 India made COVID-19 vaccines to Afghanistan, making it the first country to do so.

Feb 08, 2021, 23:48 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi speaks with US President Joe Biden; know what the world leaders spoke about

In the first-ever direct conversation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden, the PM conveyed his best wishes on Biden's success. On January 27, the first official and public contact between the governments of PM Modi and the US President took place on with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and new US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin speaking.

Feb 08, 2021, 23:22 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi makes BIG statement on MSP, farmers and agriculture laws protest: Top points

Reeling out statistics, the prime minister said over two-third of farmers have small landholdings and the new laws give them the freedom to sell their produce anywhere, helping to realise the best prices. He slammed those abusing agitating Sikh farmers, saying it won't do the country any good as he went on to appeal to the protesting farmers to withdraw over two-month-long stir and give the new agriculture reform laws a chance.

Feb 08, 2021, 18:22 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi quotes Manmohan Singh referring to those taking 'U-turn' over farm laws

PM Modi`s statement comes amid the protest staged by farmers at different borders of the national capital since November 26, 2020, against the three newly enacted farm laws: Farmers` Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, 2020; the Farmers Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and farm Services Act 2020 and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020.

Feb 08, 2021, 16:51 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi appeals farmers to end protest, says 'give chance to Agri reforms'

Appealing to the agitating farmers to end their protest, Modi said talks should be held to resolve the issue. The Prime Minister also stated that the MSP will continue and so will the monthly ration scheme to 80 crore people. 

Feb 08, 2021, 12:56 PM IST

Free LPG Cylinder along with Rs 1,600 cash: Know all about THIS Modi govt scheme

Three State owned Oil Marketing Companies i.e. IOCL, BPCL and HPCL have implemented the Scheme in all the States/UTs of the country in a mission mode and achieved the target of 8 crore connections in September 2019, seven months ahead of the timelines set (March 2020).

Feb 08, 2021, 12:42 PM IST

Modi govt distributes Rs 3,000 to each of 7 lakh workers of THIS state: Details here

Under the Assam Cha Bagichhar Dhan Puraskar Mela Scheme, Rs 3,000 each has been credited to the bank accounts of 7,46,667 tea workers. These tea estate workers had previously received Rs 5,000 in two installments by way of direct benefit transfer (DBT).

Feb 08, 2021, 10:55 AM IST

Uttarakhand glacier burst: 16 labourers rescued, 125 still missing as rescue operations continue

Sixteen men were rescued safely from a tunnel in the Tapovan project but about 125 were still missing. As night fell in the ecologically fragile Himalayas and rescue work in the difficult to access areas became more difficult, there were fears they may be dead.

Feb 08, 2021, 06:34 AM IST

Uttarakhand glacier burst: Seven killed, over 170 missing; PM Narendra Modi, CM Trivendra Singh Rawat announce compensation

PM Modi who was constantly monitoring the unfortunate situation approved an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each from Prime Minister's National Relief Fund for the next of kin of those who lost their lives due to the tragic avalanche caused by a glacier breach. He also approved an amount of Rs 50,000 for those who have been seriously injured.

 

Feb 07, 2021, 22:51 PM IST

PM Modi- Uttarakhand's courage can defeat disaster

PM Modi, while addressing a public meeting held in Haldia in West Bengal, shared information about the devastation in Uttarakhand with the people and said that he is constantly getting updates. The PM said that the courage of Uttarakhand can beat the disaster.

Feb 07, 2021, 18:26 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee gets angry when people chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' but not when conspiracies are hatched to defame India: PM Narendra Modi in West Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing a rally at Haldia in West Bengal, where he said, “She (West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee) gets angry when people chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' but not when conspiracies are hatched to defame India.” 

Feb 07, 2021, 17:52 PM IST

My dream is to set up at least one medical college, technical college in each state to teach in mother tongue: PM Narendra Modi in Assam

Addressing a gathering at Dhekiajuli in Assam’s Sonitpur district, Modi said, “It is my dream to ensure that every state has at least one medical college and one technical college that teaches in the mother tongue.” He also promised that if his party comes to power in poll bound Assam, they will establish a medical and technical college in local language. 

Feb 07, 2021, 16:09 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee likely to skip PM Narendra Modi's event in Bengal's Haldia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate four projects in West Bengal's Haldia in oil, gas, and infrastructure sectors on Sunday. Bengal CM Mamata is likely to skip the event, although the exact reason behind it is not known. 

 

Feb 07, 2021, 10:40 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to visit West Bengal, Assam today, to launch several infrastructure projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared details of his visits to the two poll-bound states on Twitter on Saturday where he will lay foundation stone for several infrastruture projects. Assembly polls in Assam and West Bengal will be held in April-May this year.

 

Feb 07, 2021, 07:31 AM IST

From PM Narendra Modi to Barack Obama - Star celebs at Bear Grylls’s adventure shows

British adventurer and TV personality Bear Grylls has hosted many celebrities in his various adventurous shows. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former US President Barack Obama, actor Akshay Kumar, Holywood actress Kate Hudson have all joined Grylls in his daring escapades. His shows aim at exploring survival of the fittest theory in extreme conditions. 

Feb 06, 2021, 22:41 PM IST

This throwback pic with PM Narendra Modi is Into the Wild host Bear Grylls's 'favourite' click!

Grylls, who shot an episode of popular jungle survival programme ‘Man vs Wild’, with PM Modi in 2019, took to Twitter to share the throwback picture along with a heartfelt caption. He tweeted, "One of my favourite photos: soaking wet and sharing a cup of tea with Prime Minister Modi." 

Feb 06, 2021, 18:41 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to visit poll-bound Assam, West Bengal on February 7

In Assam, PM Modi will launch 'Asom Mala' programme which is aimed at helping improve state highways and major district roads network in the State. The programme is unique for its emphasis on effective maintenance through continuous field data collection and its linkage with the Road Asset Management System.

Feb 06, 2021, 17:50 PM IST

Rule of Law has been basis of India's civilization, social fabric: PM Narendra Modi

PM Modi also said that today, more than 18 thousand courts have been computerized and there is a new momentum in e-proceedings in court after the Supreme Court giving legal sanctity to teleconferencing and video conferencing. He stated that India's Supreme Court has heard the greatest number of cases via video conferencing among all the Supreme Courts of the world.

Feb 06, 2021, 15:23 PM IST

Ready to kill PM Narendra Modi for Rs 5 crore: Puducherry man's Facebook post goes viral

The man, a resident of neighbouring Aryankuppam village, was arrested on Thursday and produced before a local court which remanded him to judicial custody, they said, identifying him as Sathyanandam, a real estate businessman. A car driver noticed the message on Thursday and informed the police who traced the Facebook account of the man and arrested him. 

Feb 05, 2021, 23:31 PM IST