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Modi 2.0: Old and new faces greet economic ministries

Keeping his reputation of surprising people with unexpected steps intact, Prime Minister Narendra Modi selected Nirmala Sitharaman as the Finance Minister.The Defence Minister in the last NDA government, from 2017, Sitaraman made it to the North Block against all the speculations doing the rounds either Amit Shah or Piyush Goyal leading the Indian economy. She

Modi greets ISRO on 100th satellite launch

New Delhi, Jan 12, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on the successful launch of the 100th satellite. The ISRO launched 31 satellites on a Polar Satellite Launch vehicle (PSLV) from six countries into the the Earth’s orbit. “My heartiest congratulations to ISRO and its scientists on the

President Ram Nath Kovind greets nation on Onam

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday greeted people on the start of Onam festivities, and said that the occasion, the harvest festival of Kerala, marks the joyous completion of human efforts. “On the occasion of Onam, I offer my greetings and good wishes to the people of the country, particularly to our brothers and sisters

Modi greets nation on Gurpurab

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Gurpurab and urged the people to draw inspiration from the teachings of Guru Nanak. “Gurupurab wishes to everyone. The inspiring teachings of the venerable Guru Nanak guide us in creating a prosperous and harmonious society,” Modi tweeted. Gurpurab or Guru

Modi greets Amitabh Bachchan on his 74th birthday

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted Bollywodd megastar Amitabh Bachchan on his 74th birthday. “Dear SrBachchan (Amitabh Bachchan), wishing you a very happy birthday. Your versatility and humility has many admirers. Praying for your long and healthy life,” Modi tweeted. Bachchan was honoured with the Padma Vibhushan, the country’s highest civilian honour

Kejriwal greets nation on Durga Astami

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday greeted the nation on the occasion of Durga Astami. “Heartiest greetings (to the nation) on the occasion of Durga Astami,” Kejriwal said in a tweet. Durga Ashtami, which is also known as Mahashtami, is one of the most auspicious days of the 10-day long Durga Puja.

Modi greets nation on Air Force Day

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended his greetings on the 84th anniversary of the Air Force Day and thanked the force for protecting skies. “Saluting all air warriors and their families on the Air Force Day. Thank you for protecting our skies. Your courage makes India proud,” Modi tweeted. The Indian Air

President greets China on foundation day

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday greeted the government and people of China on the 67th anniversary of their foundation day. “Greetings and felicitations to the government and people of China on the 67th Anniversary of founding of People’s Republic of China,” Mukherjee said in a tweet. October 1 is celebrated as China’s National Day.

PM greets Manmohan Singh on birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted his predecessor Manmohan Singh on his 83rd birthday, wishing him a long and healthy life. He also spoke to Singh and extended birthday greetings to him. “Warm birthday wishes to Dr. Manmohan Singh ji. May God bless him with a long and healthy life,” he said in

President greets Saudi Arabia on its National Day

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday extended his greetings to the King and people of Saudi Arabia on the occasion of their National Day, observed on September 23. In a message to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, the President underlined the “millennia-old cultural and economic exchanges underpinned by extensive people-to-people contacts” between the two

President greets Modi on birthday

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee todaygreeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his birthday and wished him a year of greater achievements for him as well as the nation. In his message, the President said, “May the Almighty bless you with good health, happiness and many more years of dedicated service to the nation.” “Let this

President greets Brazil on its Independence Day

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday greeted the government and the people of Brazil on their Independence Day. “Warm greetings to government and people of Federative Republic of Brazil on their Independence Day,” the President tweeted. Brazil gained independence from Portugal on September 7, 1822.

Modi greets Kejriwal on his birthday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wished Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his birthday.”Birthday greetings to Delhi CM @ArvindKejriwal. I pray for his long life and good health,” Modi tweeted. The Delhi Chief Minister is in Ahmedabad to pay tributes to the late Pramukh Swami of the Swaminarayan sect.He reached at 8.45

Modi greets children after I-day speech

New Delhi :Like the previous year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not disappoint children who were waiting to greet him during the celebrations of 70th Independence Day at Red Fort here today. As he got down from the ramparts of the 17th century monument on conclusion of his address and left at around 9:13 AM,

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US greets India on 70th Independence Day

Washington: Greeting India on its 70th Independence Day, the US today reaffirmed its pledge to working towards ensuring freedom and justice for “all within our great democracies”.”On behalf of President (Barack) Obama and the American people, I send our best wishes to the people of the Republic of India as you celebrate your Independence Day

US greets India on 70th Independence Day

Washington:Greeting India on its 70thIndependence Day, the US today reaffirmed its pledge to working towards ensuring freedom and justice for “all within our great democracies”. “On behalf of President (Barack) Obama and the American people, I send our best wishes to the people of the Republic of India as you celebrate your Independence Day on

Modi greets nation on Independence Day

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of 70th Independence Day, just ahead of his third address to the nation from the historic Red Fort. “Happy Independence Day. Jai Hind!,” Modi tweeted. Modi is scheduled to address the nation from the 17th century Mughal monument where scores of

Punjab CM greets people on Eid-ul-Fitr

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today felicitated the people of Punjab especially the Muslim brethren on the eve of sacred Eid-ul-Fitr. In a message, the Chief Minister said that this festival marks the culmination of the holy month of Ramzan, which re-affirms the spirit of charity and generosity and highlights the feelings of

Warm, humid morning greets Delhiites

New Delhi: Residents of the national capitaltoday woke up to hot and humid conditions with the minimum temperature recorded at 30.5 degrees Celsius, three notches above season’s average. The weather office forecast holds out hope of a little respite in the form of light rain or thunderstorm in some areas later in the day. “The

President greets Portuguese on their National Day

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday greeted the government and people of Portugal on the eve of their National Day. In his message to the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Mukherjee said, “On behalf of the government, the people of India and my own behalf, it is with great pleasure