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PM Modi dedicates 7 new defence companies to nation on Dussehra

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday dedicated seven new defence companies to the nation on the occasion of Dussehra. He said the companies were part of the government’s efforts to “modernize the defence sector and create an Aatmanirbhar Bharat”. In his address, Modi referred to the tradition of worshiping arms and ammunition on...

At G20 summit, PM Modi calls for unified international response to Afghanistan crisis

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on the international community to forge a unified international response to bring about the desired change in Afghanistan’s situation. He participated virtually at the G20 Extraordinary Summit on Afghanistan on Tuesday. The meeting was convened by Italy, which currently holds the G20 Presidency, and chaired by Italian Prime...

BJP declares its national executive committee

New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday announced the names of the members of its national executive committee. As per a release by the party, BJP national president JP Nadda appointed membes of NEC, special invitees and permanent invitees. The NEC has 80 members, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, veteran leaders LK Advani...

Will Modi’s show of ‘affection’ hamper Gehlot’s prospects in Rajasthan?

Political Correspondent, Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi showered praises on Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during the virtual inauguration of several projects in the state recently. This open display of affection has not escaped the attention of political observers. More than the camaraderie itself, it is the timing of such a show that has triggered...

PM Modi launches Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission

At the launch, PM Modi said Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission has the power to revolutionize India’s healthcare sector New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission via video conferencing on Monday morning. The Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission will offer health ID for all citizens. This ID will also work as their...

PM Narendra Modi, US President Biden reiterate commitment to deal with Covid, climate change, terrorism

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US President Joe Biden for bilateral talks on Friday. This is their first in-person meeting since Biden took over as US president. Modi reached New York on Saturday, where he will attend the 76th session of United Nations General Assembly. The leaders affirmed a clear vision that will guide...

PM Narendra Modi, US President Biden to have first in-person bilateral talks today

The meeting between Narendra Modi and Joe Biden will be followed by the Quad Summit; Modi met US VP Kamala Harris on Thursday Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in the US on a three-day tour, will meet US President Joe Biden on Friday for bilateral talks. This will be the first in-person meeting...

Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel on one-day visit to Delhi today

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel will be on a one-day visit to New Delhi on Monday, his first since taking up the top post in the state recently. In Delhi, Bhupendra Patel is scheduled to meet President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and others. The...

Covid-19: India reports 35,662 cases, 281 deaths in 24 hours

Over 2.5 crore doses of Covid-19 were administered on Friday, the highest in a single day New Delhi: The country reported 35,662 fresh cases of Covid-19 in last 24 hours, the health ministry said on Saturday morning. As many as 281 patients succumbed to the infection during this period. The active caseload of Covid-19 in...

PM Modi turns 71, Centre aiming for vaccination record

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday turned 71, with a host of celebrities and VIPs wishing him a long and healthy life. Among those who wished PM Modi on his birthday includes President Ram Nath Kovind and Union ministers Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh and Nirmala Sitharaman. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi too wished the prime minister...

China hits back at Quad Summit, says cooperation among nations should not target third parties

Rattled by the first in-person summit of leaders of Quad countries—India, Australia, Japan and the US—scheduled on September 24, China has hit back saying that the cooperation between the countries should not target third parties. Notably, US President Joe Biden will be hosting the summit to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Australian Prime...

Gujarat: New Cabinet to be sworn-in on September 16

Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel took the oath on September 13 Gandhinagar: The new Cabinet of Gujarat government will be sworn in on Thursday, September 16. The ceremony will be held at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel was sworn in on Monday. Prior to that, state BJP president CR Paatil had said that...