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India striving efficiently to achieve ‘Brain Gain’: Union HRD Minister

KUSUM ARORA Jalandhar Two days after Nobel Laureate Duncan Haldane asked India to follow the example of rival country China to reverse brain drain, Union Human Resource Development Minister Parkash Javadekar Sunday said that India was striving efficiently to achieve Brain -Gain through major initiatives launched by Modi government. The Union HRD minister was seen

Plea against banning trailer of 'The Accidental Prime Minister' rejected

“The Accidental Prime Minister” crashes into controversy

‘The Accidental Prime Minister’, starring Anupam Kher as Manmohan Singh, is the BJP’s propaganda against their party, Congress leaders said on Friday as the former prime minister evaded comment on the growing  controversy over the film on him. The trailer of the film, based on the book of the same name by Sanjay Baru who served as Singh’s media advisor from 2004 to 2008, was released in

One held for vandalising Rajiv Gandhi's statue in Ludhiana

One held for vandalising Rajiv Gandhi’s statue in Ludhiana

One person was arrested in the case of vandalising the statue of former Prime Minister and Bharat Ratna recipient Rajiv Gandhi here on Tuesday. He has been identified as Gurdeep Singh Gosha. Police have registered a first information report (FIR) against two persons Mitpal Singh and Gurdeep Singh this connection. Police said that Singh was

India to increase public health spending to 2.5 pc of GDP: PM

India is set to increase its public health spending to 2.5 per cent of its GDP by 2025, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday, as he asserted that women, children and youth will continue to remain at the heart of every policy, programme and initiative of the government.  Addressing the 2018 Partners’ Forum here, Modi said

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi beating the drum at Rajasthan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi beating the drum at Rajasthan during a function today morning.   Source:

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PM Modi to attend Maldivian President-elect’s swearing-in on Nov 17

Prime Minister Narendra Modi  will be visiting Maldives  to attend the swearing-in of President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.  Modi to attend Maldivian President-elect’s swearing-in on November on November 17. Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) official spokesperson Raveesh Kumar  announced it in a Referring to the Maldivian President-elect’s invite to Prime Minister Modi, he said: “PM has accepted the invitation with pleasure. In Keeping

Prime Minister inaugurates Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Statue of Unity

Prime Minister inaugurates Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Statue of Unity. Narendra Modi inaugurated Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s ‘Statue of Unity’ on the occasion his 143rd birth anniversary on Wednesday. Located on Sadhu-Bet Island, Gujarat, the 182-metre tall statue occupies over 20,000 square meters, and is surrounded by a 12 square km artificial lake. The structure has the

Prime Minister Modi assures support to flood-hit Punjab

Punjab: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday assured Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh of all support from the Centre in tackling the flood situation arising in the state due to incessant rains. Prime Minister spoke with Singh on phone and enquired about the flood situation in the state, and assured him of all possible

PM Modi extends greetings on Ganesh Chaturthi

PM Modi extends greetings on Ganesh Chaturthi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished the nation on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. “Greetings on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi,” the Prime Minister wrote on Twitter. The Hindu festival is dedicated to the Lord of new beginnings, Ganesha. The celebration is marked with the installation of the deity’s idol at home and

Kerala Floods: PM Modi conducts aerial survey, announces financial aid

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday conducted an aerial survey of flood-affected Kerala. He announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh per person to the next kin of the deceased and Rs. 50,000 to those seriously injured, from PM’s National Relief Funds (PMNRF). Earlier in the day, in a review meeting with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan,

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Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on Thursday at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) following a prolonged illness. He was 93. “It is with profound grief that we inform about the sad demise of former Prime Minister of India, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee at 05:05pm on 16.08.2018. Shri Vajpayee was admitted in

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Imran Khan to be formally announced as Pak PM nominee tomorrow

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan would be formally announced as the nominee for the next prime minister of Pakistan on Monday, party spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry said. He was quoted by Geo News as saying that the PTI party’s parliamentary meeting would take place at a private hostel in Islamabad. Chaudhry informed on Sunday, “Imran Khan will

Congress taunts Modi for friendship with Sharif

Congress taunts Modi for friendship with Sharif. The Congress party on Saturday jumped on the Twitter to comment about former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s arrest and taunt Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi about his friendship with Sharif. “Nawaz Sharif has been arrested on corruption charges. We’d like to know what his dear friend, PM

President Kovind, PM Modi congratulate Hima Das for scripting history

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have applauded Hima Das, who recently became the first Indian woman to win gold at IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships.Taking to social media, President Kovind congratulated sprinter Das for her performance and said it is a “very proud” moment for Assam and India. “Congratulations to our sensational

PM Modi lauds S Korea's participation in 'Make in India'

PM Modi lauds S Korea’s participation in ‘Make in India’

PM Modi lauds S Korea’s participation in ‘Make in India’. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lauded South Korea for its participation in the ‘Make in India’ mission, which, he said, has created many employment opportunities in India. “South Korea’s participation in our ‘Make in India’ mission has created many employment opportunities in India,” Prime

No MSP, only Swami Nathan: Farmers ‘urge to Prime Minister with ultimatum

No MSP, only Swami Nathan: Farmers ‘urge to Prime Minister with ultimatum

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Farmers ‘outfits do not seem united on the same demand of MSP on crops. That’s why the main outfits of farmers’BKU (Rajewal) and BKU (Lakhowal) held separate activities in the Chandigarh. President of BKU (Rajewal), Balbir Singh Rajewal said in the meeting that the increase in MSP on crops is based on

Prime Minister to lay foundation stone of National Centre for Aging at AIIMS

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the National Centre for Aging at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Friday. The ward, with around 200 beds centre, will provide Multi-Speciality healthcare to the older people. The Prime Minister will also inaugurate the 555 bed Super Speciality Block in Safdarjung

International Yoga Day: PM Modi performs asanas with volunteers in Dehradun

International Yoga Day: On the fourth edition of International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that Yoga has become one of the unifying forces of the world. Addressing the gathering on the occasion here, Prime Minister Modi said, “In today’s fast changing time, Yoga binds together a person’s body, brain and soul, hence making

PM Modi to chair NITI Aayog meeting today

NITI Aayog meeting: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair the fourth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog at Rashtrapati Bhawan today. The Council is likely to discuss important issues such as measures taken to double farmers’ income; progress of flagship schemes such as Ayushman Bharat, National Nutrition Mission, and Mission Indradhanush; development of

Narendra Modi to interact with farmers via NaMo app

Narendra Modi to interact with farmers via NaMo app

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he will interact with the farmers across India via NaMo app on June 20. The Prime Minister said he will discuss all the topics related to the agriculture sector. “On June 20 at 9:30 AM, I will interact with the farmers of the country,” Prime Minister Modi said