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India to replace ‘colonial era’ naval flag, new design to be unveiled on Friday

New Delhi: India’s naval flag, currently being used by the Indian Navy and featuring the Saint George cross from England’s national flag, will be replaced by a new one. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the new design in Kerala at the time of commissioning of INS Vikrant on Friday. “During the event, the PM...

Ahmedabad: Atal Bridge at Sabarmati Riverfront to be inaugurated today by PM Modi

Ahmedabad: The Atal Bridge on Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad in Gujarat will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday. The 300-metre foot overbridge will connect the Flower Park on western side of the river to the upcoming arts and culture center on the eastern bank. It will be an added attraction to the...

Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar denied bail in case related to 2002 Gujarat riots

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad City Sessions court on Saturday denied bail to activist Teesta Setalvad and former IPS officer RB Sreekumar in a case of alleged fabrication of evidence. The duo had applied for bail at the end of their custody period. Challenging their bail, the police argued that Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar and former IPS...

PM Modi launches IIBX, India’s first international bullion exchange, in GIFT City

The India International Bullion Exchange (IIBX) is located in GIFT City in Gujarat’s Gandhinagar Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday also launched the India International Bullion Exchange (IIBX), India’s first International Bullion Exchange in GIFT City, Gandhinagar. He also launched the NSE IFSC-SGX Connect and laid the foundation stone of the headquarters...

PM Modi to visit GIFT City in Gujarat on July 29

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will visit Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City), India’s maiden International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), near Gandhinagar in Gujarat on Friday, July 29. Several other key announcements will also be made during his visit. PM Modi will lay the foundation stone of the headquarters building of the International...

War of words over ‘revdi culture’ between Modi, Kejriwal

PM Modi cautions people against ‘revdi culture’; Kejriwal retorts saying loan waiver for friends is free revdi, not free education and healthcare   New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in a veiled attack on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday, cautioned people against falling for freebies promised during election campaigning. He called them “free revdi”...

PM Modi unveils National Emblem on roof of new Parliament building

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the National Emblem on the roof of the new Parliament building on Monday morning. He also interacted with the people who had worked on it. “This morning, I had the honour of unveiling the National Emblem cast on the roof of the new Parliament,” he tweeted. “I had...

Ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, RCP Singh resign from Modi Cabinet

New Delhi: Union Ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and RCP Singh resigned from the Cabinet on Wednesday. Naqvi had the portfolio of minority affairs while Singh was the steel minister. Their resignation comes a day ahead of the end of their term as Rajya Sabha MPs on Thursday. They handed over the resignation to PM Narendra...

PM Narendra Modi visits mother Heeraba on her 100th birthday

Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited his mother Heeraba at her Gandhinagar residence on Saturday, her 100th birthday. He also took her blessings. “Today, I feel extremely happy and fortunate to share that my mother Smt. Heeraba Modi is entering her hundredth year. This is going to be her birth centenary year,” he wrote in...

Around 10 lakh government jobs to be made available over next 18 months

New Delhi: Approximately 10 lakh government jobs will be made available to employable persons in the country over the next few months. In a tweet on Tuesday morning, the PMO said, “PM @narendramodi reviewed the status of Human Resources in all departments and ministries and instructed that recruitment of 10 lakh people be done by...

PM Modi inaugurates IN-SPACe headquarters in Ahmedabad,

  PM Modi Launches several developmental initiatives in Navsari   Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the headquarters of the Indian National Space Promotion and Authorisation Centre (IN-SPACe) in Bopal area of Ahmedabad on Friday. The programme also witnessed the exchange of MoUs between IN-SPACe and private sector companies working in the field of...

PM Narendra Modi releases special series of coins to mark Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

The coins with denomination of 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 will have the AKAM logo   New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a special series of Rs 1, Rs 2, Rs 5, Rs 10 and Rs 20 coins on Monday at the inauguration of the week-long celebration of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM)...