KCR likely to skip; Mamata, Stalin to attend all-party meet on G20 presidency | India News

NEW DELHI: As India takes over the presidency of the G20 for one year from December 1, 2022, heads of political parties will attend a meeting convened by the central government tomorrow to discuss the way forward. As per government sources, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda, Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge, Trinamool congress president […]

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai Pays Tribute to Indian Roots on Being Honoured With Padma Bhushan

“India is a part of me and I carry it with me wherever I go,” Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai has said, as he received the prestigious Padma Bhushan award from the Indian envoy to the US. Indian-American Pichai was awarded the Padma Bhushan for 2022 in the Trade and Industry category. The Madurai-born […]

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India to use G20 presidency for global biofuels alliance

NEW DELHI: India will leverage its presidency of the G20 to form a global biofuels alliance on the lines of International Solar Alliance (ISA), the Indian inter-government initiative that was jointly launched by prime minister Narendra Modi and then French president Francois Hollande at the Paris COP21 meet in 2015. “India is committed to the […]

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PM Modi to open Goa’s 2nd airport on December 11: Sawant | India News

NEW DELHI: The Mopa International airport, Goa’s second airport after Dabolimwill be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi tentatively on December 11, Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant announced at the Times Now Summit 2022 on Friday. Speaking about revolutionising tourism in India, Sawant said the sector can grow through an integrated and focused approach to […]

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PM Modi and US President Biden reviewed India-US ties in meeting in Bali | India News

BALI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden on Tuesday reviewed the state of India-US strategic partnership including in sectors like critical and emerging technologies and artificial intelligence. The two leaders also discussed topical global and regional developments in their meeting that took place on the margins of the G-20 summit in this […]

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On PM Modi’s Indonesia Visit, Bilaterals With Rishi Sunak, Emmanuel Macron

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be attending three crucial working sessions at the G20 summit in Bali New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Rishi Sunak, the Prime Minister of Britain, and Emmanuel Macron, the French President, at the 17th G20 summit to be held in Bali on November […]

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PM Modi asks youth to work for rural development following values of Mahatma Gandhi | India News

MADURAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said sustainable agriculture is the backbone of rural development. Delivering his special address during the 36th convocation of Gandhigram Rural Institute (deemed to be university), the PM appealed to graduates to work for the rural development following the values of Mahatma Gandhi. The Prime Minister awarded gold medals […]

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BJP set to be in power in Himachal for next 25 years: Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur | India News

SHIMLA: Chief minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday made light of the Himachal Pradesh “convention” of electing a new party ever assembly poll and predicted that the BJP was set to be in government in the state over the next 25 years. The state, which goes to the polls on Saturday, has a history of […]

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Six years since demonetisation, massive jump in cash with public at Rs 30.88 lakh crore

MUMBAI: Currency with the public has jumped to a new high of Rs 30.88 lakh crore as of October 21, illustrating that cash usage is still robust even six years after the demonetisation move. At Rs 30.88 lakh crore, the currency with the public is 71.84 per cent higher than the level for the fortnight […]

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Aaditya says rebel Sena MLAs should seek fresh mandate; CM Shinde asks Thackerays to introspect | India News

MUMBAI: Shiv Sena leader Aaditya Thackeray on Friday dared the rebel party MLAs including Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde to seek a fresh mandate, and said he too was ready to resign and contest an election afresh. Speaking at the same event earlier, chief minister Shinde said Uddhav Thackeray should introspect as to why 40 […]

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India’s neutrality on Ukraine has been raised with S Jaishankar and PM Narendra Modi since Rishi Sunak became PM

LONDON: UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak raised India’s neutral position on Ukraine with PM Narendra Modi during their recent phone call, it has emerged. UK foreign secretary James Cleverly also raised the issue “directly” with external affairs minister S Jaishankar on his recent trip to India. The No. 10 readout of Sunak’s call with Modi […]

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PM Modi congratulates Rishi Sunak, says he looks forward to working closely together on global issues | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Rishi Sunak on being appointed Britain’s new prime minister. The prime minister said that he was looking forward to working closely together with Altar on global issues. “Warmest congratulations Rishi Sunak. As you become UK PM, I look forward to working closely together on global issues, […]

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PM Modi: There was time when Ram’s existence would be questioned | India News

AYODHYA: Taking a dig at the opposition parties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Sunday that there was time when the very existence of Lord Ram would be questioned, leading to religious and cultural backwardness. Taking part in Ayodhya’s Deepotsava for the first time, the PM said: “Ram ke baare mein, hamari sanskriti ke […]

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Tribal community in Uttarakhand gifts PM Modi ‘Bhoj Patra’ | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was gifted a unique ‘Bhoj Patra‘ on Friday by the tribal community from border regions of Joshimath during his visit to Uttarakhand. Officials said tribal communities of Niti-Mana valley living in the border region of Joshimath expressed their gratitude to Modi for working to rejuvenate pilgrimage sites and appreciated […]

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PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with UN Secretary General Guterres in Gujarat | India News

SPRING: Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with United Nations Secretary General Anthony Guterres at Kevadia in Gujarat. Officials said Modi had a long interaction with Guterres, who is on a three-day visit to India since Wednesday. PM Modi and the UN chief will later launch Mission LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment), which aims […]

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UN chief Guterres to meet PM Modi and EAM Jaishankar during two-day India visit | India News

UNITED NATIONS: UN Secretary-General Anthony Guterres will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and external affairs minister S Jaishankar during a two-day visit to India, his spokesperson said here on Monday. Guterres, who will be in India from October 18-20, will take part in an event on India and UN partnership and will also participate in […]

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PM to Launch Urea Bags Under ‘Bharat’ Brand, Release 12th Tranche of PM-KISAN Funds on Monday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch subsidised urea bags under a single brand ‘Bharat’ as part of the ‘One Nation, One Fertiliser’ scheme and inaugurate 600 PM Kisan Samruddhi Kendras at a two-day event starting October 17 in the national capital. At the event to be held at Mela ground in Pusa complex, Modi will […]

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PM Modi dedicates 75 Digital Banking Units across 75 districts

NEW DELHI: With an aim to promote financial inclusion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday dedicated 75 Digital Banking Units (DBUs) to the nation. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das also attended the launching ceremony via virtual mode. The setting up of 75 DBUs in 75 districts […]

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PM Modi greets air warriors on Air Force Day | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday greeted air warriors and their families on the Air Force Day. Modi said the Indian Air Force has shown exceptional dexterity for decades, has secured the nation, and has shown remarkable human spirit during disasters. He tweeted, “On Air Force Day, my greetings to the courageous air […]

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India rings in new era, enters select 5G club

NEW DELHI: India on Saturday took a mega generational leap in mobile telephony as the ball was set rolling for the launch of 5G network with PM Narendra Modi – who inaugurated the services – promising a leg-up in economic activities and citizen empowerment through the high-speed network that boasts of minimum speeds of at […]

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