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  • A Book written by PM Modi is soon to be out; main target audience is Youth

    Modi Book On Mann Ki Baat

    A rare and an applauding initiative by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He being at such an important and a responsible position is looking out for everyone in the nation which is being proven by his action of writing a book on core issues like overcoming examination stress, keeping one's composure and even what to do after the exams are over. The idea of writing a book struck Modi In the wake of the good response to his 'Mann Ki Baat', the prime minister decided to compile those thoughts, complementing them with some unique new insights and anecdotes, in the form of a book. 

  • A highlight of PM Modi’s addressing Indian- Americans in Virginia

    Modi At Varginia

    NewsMantra Bureau

    On the first day of his two-day US visit, Prime Minister Modi interacted with the Indian Diaspora in Washington DC's suburb of Virginia on Sunday. 

    In his 45 minutes Speech he put up many points like terrorism, Development, corruption and also applauded external affair ministry.

    Terrorism

    While talking about terrorism PM said that he had already warned the world against the growing power of terrorism 20 years back but not everyone understood it and named it as a “law and order problem” as for now terrorist have explained terrorism to them so we don’t have to. Ongoing on this topic he talked about the surgical strike as a bold step taken by his government against terrorism. He elaborated it saying that the world experienced our power and realized that India practices restrains but can show power when needed and can defend itself.

    Development

    He said that Every Indian irrespective of them living in their native country or abroad wants to contribute towards India’s development. India is a fastest Developing country he promised Indian Diaspora that the India of their dream will be a reality during their lifetime. He also said that his notion of developed India is Healthy India particularly the good health of the women and children of our nation. He proposed Indian community in USA to come back to India as this is the best time to do so 

    Corruption

    He blames Corruption and Cheating for the repeated failure in India’s Development. People in India do not support corruption. He praised his government saying that there has not been a single stain of corruption on his government in last 3 years. He assured that his government can fight corruption with technology which will usher us towards transparency. He added that the results are there for all to see.

    Applauding Ministry of External Affairs

    Modi complimented MEA and Minister Sushma Swaraj giving diplomacy a human face through social media- driven good governance. MEA is one ministry of government which has put into use, the power of social media and is helping poorest of the Indians cross the world. He was poised about that if the Indian Americans need any help from Indian Embassy in future they can find them standing by their side for sure.

  • BRICS countries are in mission-mode to eradicate poverty: PM Narendra Modi

    BRICS Summit 2017

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that BRICS countries are in mission-mode to eradicate poverty to ensure health, education, food security, sanitation, skills, gender equality and energy. 

    The Prime Minister speaking at Plenary Session of BRICS summit a short while ago said, BRICS has developed a robust framework for cooperation and contributed to stability and growth in a world drifting towards uncertainty. Modi said BRICS countries can work closely with International Solar Alliance to strengthen the solar energy agenda. Modi also sought early creation of BRICS rating agency to cater to financing needs of sovereign & corporate entities of developing countries.

  • Cabinet’s in-principle nod for Air India disinvestment

    Air India

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for divesting stakes in national carrier Air India.

    “The Cabinet gave its in-principle approval for Air India disinvestment,” Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in a press briefing.

    A group under Mr. Jaitley has been framed to choose the modalities of Air India’s stake sale. “It will now take a decision on the quantum of stake sale and take a call on Air India’s assets, debts and its hotel subsidiary,” Mr. Jaitley said.

  • Go to field to understand ground realities: PM Modi to collectors

    Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked the District Collectors across the country to work towards improving the lives of the poorest of the poor. In a first-of-its-kind interaction, Modi addressed the district collectors through video-conferencing last evening, on the theme, 'New India - Manthan', on the 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement. The Prime Minister urged them to move beyond files, and go to the field, to understand ground realities, such as the condition of health services in remote parts of the district. 

  • Government to make 20 universities world class: PM Modi

    20 World Class Universities

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his government plans to invest one thousand crore rupees to transform 20 universities into world class educational institutions. In his Independence Day address at the Red Fort, Modi said the Centre has taken an important step to grant the universities freedom from restrictions to make them world class universities. 

    He said that the government will not interfere in their functioning. The Prime Minister said he is confident that the education institutions of the country will certainly come forward and make it a success. Modi added that the government had set up six IITs, seven new IIMs and eight new IIITs over the last three years.

  • India and Japan strongly condemn growing menace of terrorism and violent extremism

    India Japan Annual Summit

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart have condemned the growing menace of terrorism and violent extremism in the strongest terms. In a joint statement in Ahmedabad yesterday, both the leaders shared the view that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations is a global scourge that must be forcefully combatted through concerted global action in the spirit of zero tolerance. 

    They also called upon all countries to work towards rooting out terrorist safe havens and infrastructure, disrupting terrorist networks and financing channels and halting cross-border movement of terrorists. The two Prime Ministers called upon Pakistan to bring to justice the perpetrators of attacks including those of the November 2008 terrorist attack in Mumbai and the 2016 terrorist attack in Pathankot.

  • India and US to co-host Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Hyderabad in November

    Global Entrepreneurship Summit

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that India and US will co-host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Hyderabad from 28th to 30th November this year. In a series of tweets, Modi said, the Summit is a unique opportunity for bringing together entrepreneurs and start ups with global leaders. The Prime Minister said, he is looking forward to the presence of Ivanka Trump at Global Entrepreneurship Summit as the leader of the US delegation. Ivanka Trump is the daughter of US President Donald Trump. Modi during his meeting with Trump in Washington in June had invited Ivanka for the Summit.

  • Modi expressed deep gratitude to the President saying ‘Father Figure’

    Modi Pranab

    New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi became emotional at a function where President Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of a coffee table book “president Mukherjee a statesman”.Modi described him as a “father figure” and mentor for the guidance provided by the president. At some point he even broke down saying”Like a father figure, Pranabda has guided me. He would tell me, Modiji please take adequate rest, take care of your health”.

  • Modi inaugurated the Textiles India 2017 in Gandhinagar

    PM Modi At Textile India 2017

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Textiles India 2017 in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The three day event was held with an aim to promote the textile industry of India. The event was also attended by Union Textiles Minister, Smriti Irani, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and many other prominent personalities from India and abroad.

  • Modi will be the first foreign leader to be hosted by President Trump in an official white house dinner

    Modi On Trumps Dinner Invitation

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed for three nations visit to Portugal, United States and The Netherlands. On Saturday, the Prime Minister is scheduled to visit Portugal, his first destination, where he will meet with Prime Minister Antonio Costa. Prime minister scheduled to meet President Trump on 26th of June. On Friday PM said” My visit to these three nations will go enhance our bilateral relationship between us".

    PM Modi will receive a red carpet welcome, when he arrives at White house to meet president Trump first time. Narendra Modi will be the first foreign leader to be hosted by President Trump in an official white house dinner.   

  • Mortal remains of Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh consigned to flames

    IAF Arjan Singh

    The mortal remains of Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh was consigned to flames in New Delhi a short while ago. He was accorded 17 Gun salute and a fly past before the final rites. Marshal Arjan Singh was accorded a state funeral. His mortal remains were taken to the funeral site from his residence Kautilya Marg in a gun carriage procession. 

    Marshal Arjan Singh passed away in New Delhi on Saturday evening. 98-year old Singh had been admitted to Army's RR Hospital following a heart attack. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Vankaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to legendary soldier at his residence. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, former Prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh and BJP veteran Lal Krishna Advani were present at the funeral.

  • Nitish kumar has a message for Yogi Adityanath prior his visit to bihar

    Nitish  Yogi

     

    Bihar:Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday suggested yogi adityanath that he should not come empty handed to visit bihar instead he should  implement the liquor ban and 50 per cent reservation for women in local bodies in U.P as he did in bihar. “He must be coming empty handed whereas I am here to launch various development schemes.” said Bihar Chief Minister he also had a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his failure of various promises he made to Bihar during the 2014 general elections and assembly polls in the state the next year saying “We implement whatever works we promise, but others forget about it.” Kumar told this in a public meeting in Darbhanga after laying foundations of development projects worth Rs 300 Crore.

  • PM Modi asks CMs of BJP-ruled states to work on mission mode to realise vision of New India by 2022

    Modi Asks CMs

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked chief ministers of BJP-ruled states to work in mission mode to realise the vision of a New India by 2022. Prime Minister, in a meeting with Chief Ministers and Deputy Chief Ministers of the party ruled states in New Delhi yesterday pushed for speedy implementation of pro-poor schemes and boosting transparency in government schemes.

    Modi and the party Chief Amit Shah held the meeting attended by 12 BJP chief ministers and six deputy chief ministers. The meeting reviewed the progress of welfare works being done by the NDA government as well as good schemes of states.

  • PM Modi at Textile India 2017: “Indian market for apparel and lifestyle products currently estimated at US $85 billion is expected to reach US $160 billion by 2025”

    PM Modi At Textile India 2017

    In a statement just recently released, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the Indian Market for apparel and lifestyle products will reach US $160 billion by 2050. He said so while speaking at an inaugural function of Textile India 2017.

    “India is described as a bright spot in the global economy. It has emerged as one of the most attractive global investment destinations.” Based on ‘Make in India’, the textile industry is being infused with the mantras of 'skill,scale,speed' & 'zero-defect,zero-effect'”, he further added.  Apart from this, he also mentioned the significant employment opportunities the textile industry offers.

  • PM Modi flags off Kerala's first Metro in Kochi

    Pm In  Kochi

    NewsMantra Bureau

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the Kochi Metro today. Mr Modi took a ride in the Metro from Palarivattom station from to Pathadippalam station. Kerala Governor P Sathasivam, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Union Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu and E Sreedharan popularly known as Metro man also travelled with Mr Modi. 

  • PM Modi meets Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar

    Modi Meets Aung San Suu Kyi

    The meeting between Prime Minster Narendra Modi and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is underway at the Presidential Palace at Nay Pyi Taw in Myanmar. This meeting will be followed by delegation level talks. Several agreements are expected to be signed between the two countries in various fields including maritime security, capacity building and health after the talks. 

  • PM Modi to address students in New Delhi on theme of ‘Young India, New India'

    Narendra Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a gathering of students in New Delhi today on the theme of ‘Young India, New India'. 

    In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said, the convention of students is being held to mark the historic address of Swami Vivekananda delivered at Chicago in 1893. Modi said, this year, the country is marking 125th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda’s Chicago address and Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya centenary celebrations.

  • PM Modi to inaugurate APJ Abdul Kalam's memorial in Rameswaram

    APJ Abdul Kalams Memorial In Rameswaram

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the former President, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s memorial at Pei Karumbu in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu today on the second death anniversary of the former President. Modi will unveil a statue of Dr. Kalam and will host the National flag at the memorial.

    During his stay in Rameshwaran, Prime Minister will also interact with the family members of Dr. Kalam. Modi will flag off Kalam Sandesh Vahini, an exhibition bus which will travel across the country and reach Rashtrapati Bhavan on 15th of October, which marks the birth anniversary of the former President.

  • PM Modi to inaugurate several developmental projects in Varanasi on his two-day visit beginning this afternoon

    PM Modi To Inaugurate

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting his Parliamentary Constituency Varanasi this afternoon on a two-day visit. Today, he will inaugurate trade facilitation centre at Bada Lalpur village. 

    Union Textiles and Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani and Minister of State Textiles Ajay Tamta will also participate in the function. Modi will also meet to weavers. He will be accompanied with Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and State BJP President Mahendra Nath Pandey.