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Birthday boy Modi visits Statue of Unity in home state

Birthday boy Modi visits Statue of Unity in home state

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 69 on Tuesday and began the day with a visit to the Statue of Unity and the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the river Narmada in his home state of Gujarat.The Statue of Unity, billed as the tallest in the world, was inaugurated by him on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary

PM Narendra Modi followers increases on social media

PM Narendra Modi launches 'Fit India Campaign'

PM Narendra Modi launches ‘Fit India Campaign’

Fit India Campaign : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched a nation-wide Fit India Movement and urged people to become more aware of health and good life.Viewed as a huge health enthusiast himself, Prime Minister asked people to take the pledge for a fitter India.  Addressing a large crowd of children who put up

PM Narendra Modi conferred UAE's highest civilian honour

PM Narendra Modi conferred UAE’s highest civilian honour

The UAE honoured visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with its highest civilian honour, the “Order of Zayed”, on Saturday.The award was conferred to the Prime Minister by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the Presidential Palace here. A commemorative stamp of Mahatma

'Howdy, Modi' event in Houston sold out, over 50,000 people register

‘Howdy, Modi’ event in Houston sold out, over 50,000 people register

Houston: “Howdy, Modi!”, the community event to be addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here next month has been sold out with over 50,000 people registering for the programme, the organisers said “Howdy”, short for ‘How do you do?’, is a friendly greeting commonly used in southwestern United States. Over 50,000 supporters have already registered for

PM invites people to watch him in 'Man Vs Wild' tonight

PM invites people to watch him in ‘Man Vs Wild’ tonight

Ahead of the telecast of the latest episode of ‘Man Vs Wild’ where he will join adventurer Bear Grylls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said there could not be a better way to throw light on environmental conservation and climate change.”What better than the lush green jungles of India, in the midst of Mother

India's Tiger population improves to 2,967 in 2018 : PM Modi

India’s Tiger population improves to 2,967 in 2018 : PM Modi

The Tiger population in India has increased from 2,226 in 2014 to 2,967 in 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday.”Nine long years ago, it was decided in St. Petersburg that the target of doubling the tiger population would be 2022. We in India completed this target four years early,” He said releasing the

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets Modi

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday morning in his country’s first high-level engagement with India after Modi returned to power with a thumping election victory. Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar of the External Affairs Ministry tweeted: “Working together to further deepen our strategic partnership. Pompeo called on PM to

Our governments must work together, Kejriwal tells Modi

In a dramatic role reversal of his earlier confrontationist attitude, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said both the city and central governments must work together.”Assured full cooperation of Delhi government to develop Delhi, (the) capital city of India. It is important that Delhi government and Centre work

Modi performs yoga with 30,000 people in Ranchi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed yoga along with around 30,000 people in Ranchi on Friday on the occasion of the fifth International Yoga Day.The session continued for around 45 minutes at the Prabhat Tara ground here. The Prime Minister first addressed the participants before the session began. “Yoga has always been associated with peace and

Modi wishes Rahul Gandhi on his birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday wishes good health and a long life to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on his birthday.Modi took to Twitter to convey his wishes to Rahul Gandhi, who turned 49 on Wednesday. “Best wishes to Shri Rahul Gandhi on his birthday. May he be blessed with good health and a long

Punjab seeks Centre’s help in foodgrain storage

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention for permission to construct covered godowns for scientific storage of foodgrains to address the acute shortage of covered storage space in the state. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Amarinder Singh has urged him to direct the Union Food Ministry to “allow

TN CM calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence here and sought his support for various state-specific projects. Palaniswami, during the brief interaction, also presented him a memorandum on various development projects. Later, the chief minister took part in the fifth governing council meeting of NITI Aayog here.”The

Visit to Maldives, Sri Lanka will strengthen ties: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed confidence that his visit to Maldives and Sri Lanka would further strengthen India’s cordial ties with the maritime neighbours. In his departure statement, the Prime Minister said he will meet President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in the Maldives and the top Sri Lankan leadership in Colombo. “I am confident

Key Indian equity market indices open in green

Despite a muted trend in global markets, the key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened higher ahead of Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi’s swearing in ceremony later in the evening.The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 39,502.05 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 39,580.28 points. Minutes into trading, it was quoting

Modi, BJP leaders remember Savarkar on birth anniversary

Modi, BJP leaders remember Savarkar on birth anniversary : Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi was among several BJP leaders on Tuesday who remembered Hindutva philosopher Vinayak Damodar Savarkar on his 136th birth anniversary.We bow to Veer Savarkar on his Jayanti. Veer Savarkar epitomises courage, patriotism and unflinching commitment to a strong India. He inspired many people

Modi in Varanasi: Thanksgiving, temple visit on itinerary

Prime Minister in-waiting Narendra Modi on Monday arrived here in his parliamentary constituency in Uttar Pradesh to thank the people for reposing their faith in him and offer prayers at the famous Kashi Vishwanath temple. Modi, who flew in from Ahmadabad, was greeted by BJP President Amit Shah, Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath

Khan phones, Modi says terror has to end for peace

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan on Sunday that creating trust and an environment free of terrorism were a must to foster peace and prosperity in the region. Modi made the remarks in a telephonic conversation after Khan telephoned him to congratulate the Indian leader on his victory in the parliamentary

EVM means 'Everyone Voted Modi', cheers Twitterati

EVM means ‘Everyone Voted Modi’, cheers Twitterati

As the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) surged to power, a section of Twitteratti on Thursday created a new acronym for the Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) — “Everyone Voted Modi” — and made it go viral. “EVM Everyone Voted Modi for Central and for YS Jagan in Andhra Pradesh,” tweeted one user. Another user tweeted:

Narendra Modi with big lead in Varanasi seat

Narendra Modi with big lead in Varanasi seat

The results of the concluding Lok Sabha elections in 7 states will be announced today. Under the Lok Sabha elections, the number of votes polled for 542 seats in the country has started this morning. The NDA is following in the initial trends. The matter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s seat is Varanasi, so here