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26-Feb-2017 Hyderabad

Venkaiah Naidu asks US to condemn Indian techie's killing

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday asked US President and people to come out openly and condemn the killing of Indian techie Srinivas Kuchibhotla, saying such racist attacks are not good for the US and the world.Terming...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi hails ISRO's achivements, interceptor missile success

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday heaped praise on Indian scientists for launching 104 satellites into space in one go and for carrying out test of Ballistic Interceptor Missile.In the 29th edition of his radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Modi said: "India...

26-Feb-2017 London/New Delhi

There's 'alliance of subversion' on Indian campuses : Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said there is an "alliance of subversion" on certain Indian campuses and that the ultra-Left and separatists are speaking the same language.They must also allow others with different opinions to speak, he said while...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

India making efforts to be clean : Narendra Modi

Every citizen is making efforts towards a clean India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday."The government, society, institutions, organisations, citizens and in fact everyone is making some or the other effort towards cleanliness," he said in his...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Need to give women more importance : Narendra Modi

There is a need to give more importance to women with increased awareness and sensitivity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.In his radio address Mann Ki Baat, Modi said: "The whole world celebrates March 8 as Women's Day. In India, more importance...

26-Feb-2017 New Delhi

India is proud of ISRO's achievements : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday heaped praises on the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), and said the country is proud of the space agency's achievements."India has created history by becoming the first country to launch successfully 104 satellites...

26-Feb-2017 Jammu

Dr Jitendra Singh launches 15 road connectivity projects under PMGSY

Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge) Prime Minister’s office, Personnel Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy & Department of Space, Dr Jitendra Singh launched 15 schemes under Phase-X...

25-Feb-2017 New Delhi

M.J. Akbar to visit Mali, Congo

To strengthen Indias bilateral relations with Mali and Congo, Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar will be visiting the two countries next week, an official said on Saturday.Akbar's visit to Mali will be from February 28 to March 4 March and...

25-Feb-2017 London/New Delhi

India poised to be more open, less protectionist : Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that India aspires to be a more open economy and stay away from protectionism."An aspirational India poised to be more open and less protectionist," Jaitley said in his lecture on ‘Transforming India: Vision...

25-Feb-2017 New Delhi

M. Venkaiah Naidu raps Chidambaram for Kashmir remarks

Union Minster M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday termed former Home Minister P. Chidambaram's remarks on NDA government's Kashmir policy as "highly shocking and irresponsible"."This is not expected from a person who held post of Union Home Minister," Naidu told...

24-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Mission staff in touch with wife of Indian killed in US : Sushma Swaraj

Officials of the Indian Consulate General in Houston are in touch with the wife of Srinivas Kuchibhotla, an Indian engineer who was killed in a shooting incident in US' Kansas state, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Friday."I have received a report...

24-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Cash source of black money generation : Piyush Goyal

Dismissing talk about corruption levels going up after demonetisation with tax officials allegedly asking for heavier bribes, Power Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said that it is currency which is the source of black money generation."The flow of generation of...

24-Feb-2017 Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Keep immature Rahul home, why send him to UP : Amit Shah to Congress

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national President Amit Shah on Friday targeted Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi after former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's remarks that he needed more time to "mature", saying "immature Rahul should be kept at home" instead...

24-Feb-2017 Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)

Yoga sharpest weapon to bring peace : Narendra Modi

Describing yoga as the "sharpest weapon" in the world to fight stress and bring peace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said it is also the passport for health assurance.Unveiling the 112-foot-tall bust of Hindu god Lord Shiva or Adiyogi at the Isha Foundation...

24-Feb-2017 Gonda (Uttar Pradesh)

Narendra Modi slams SP, tells people not to vote for 'conspirators'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday termed last November's train accident in Kanpur a "conspiracy" and urged people not to vote for those "who help conspirators".Speaking at an election rally here, Modi also slammed the Akhilesh Yadav government for "protecting...

23-Feb-2017 New Delhi

BJP is pan-India party : Arun Jaitley

Stressing that the BJP has done "exceedingly well" in every election after 2014 general elections, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that it has become a "pan-India party" which is now fast spreading its roots across the country."Since May,...

23-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Have sought report from DU on Ramjas violence : Prakash Javadekar

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said that he has sought a report from the Delhi University over the violence at Ramjas College."I have sought a report from the University," Javadekar told the media to queries over the incident.Earlier in the...

23-Feb-2017

Vijay Goel inaugurates tribal Youth Exchange Programme in Delhi

Minister of State (i/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports  Vijay Goel here today inaugurated the 9th Tribal Youth Exchange Programme under the Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan. Under this exchange Programme youth from tribal belts of Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh will...

23-Feb-2017 Lucknow

Narendra Modi slams Akhilesh for his 'donkey' jibe

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday returned fire to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on his "Gujarat donkeys" jibe, saying there was no need to be afraid of the animal that lived thousands of kilometres away.Speaking at an election rally in...

23-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Need for improving quality of education : Prakash Javadekar

Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday emphasised on the need for improving and providing quality education to students across the country on a priority basis."The government is working actively on providing quality education to students, as it believes...

22-Feb-2017 Indore

Sumitra Mahajan inaugurates Passport centre at Indore

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Wednesday inaugurated a Passport Seva Laghu Kendra (PSLK) here.Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh were also present on the occasion.The second passport...

22-Feb-2017 New Delhi

PM’s interaction through PRAGATI

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today chaired his seventeenth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.The Prime Minister reviewed the progress towards handling and resolution...

22-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Mehbooba Mufti meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who is in the national capital, today called on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi here this afternoon.She brought several issues confronting the State into the notice of the Prime Minister.The Chief Minister requested the Prime...

22-Feb-2017 Jammu

PM holds PRAGATI video conference with Chief Secretaries

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi Wednesday held his monthly video conference under Pro-active Governance and Timely Implementation (PRAGATI) initiative, with Union Secretaries of various Ministries and Chief Secretaries of States.Chief Secretary J&K, B R...

21-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Defence Minister Presents best Marching Contingent Trophies

The Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar today presented the Best Marching Contingent Trophies to the Madras Sappers and the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) who participated at the Republic Day Parade 2017 at the historic Rajpath, New Delhi. Commandant...

21-Feb-2017 New Delhi

United States Congressional Delegation Calls on Prime Minister

A bi-partisan delegation of twenty-six members of the United States Congress jointly called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi today.Prime Minister welcomed the Congressional Representatives to India. He said it augurs a good start to bilateral exchanges...

21-Feb-2017 Agartala

Government to set up ITIs for skill development : Rajiv Pratap Rudy

The government has decided to set up at least one Industrial Training Institute (ITI) in each block of the country to provide skill development training to all, a minister said here on Tuesday.Addressing Tripura's first Digi-Dhan mela in Agartala, Skill...

21-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Corporate philanthropy lesser known in India: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that conventionally corporate philanthropy was lesser known in India, but it has begun well as an institutionalised mechanism in the form of corporate social responsibility (CSR)."Conventionally corporate philanthropy...

21-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Future of real estate sector is in affordable housing: Venkaiah Naidu

Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday urged real estate developers to take up affordable housing projects in a big way while stressing that the future of the real estate sector lay there."The government's focus on ensuring Housing for All including the...

21-Feb-2017 Kigali

India a strong development partner of Rwanda : Hamid Ansari

Vice President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said India was Rwanda's strong development partner."We in India see ourselves as a strong development partner to Rwanda. We are already cooperating in sectors such as solar electrification, food processing, skill development...

21-Feb-2017 Allahabad

Rahul, Akhilesh, Amit Shah hold road shows

Hundreds and thousands on Tuesday joined the roadshow of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here on Tuesday. BJP President Amit Shah also staged a show of strength in the same city.Gandhi and Akhilesh Yadav started their...

21-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Figures by foreign organisations not conclusive : Anil Madhav Dave

Within days of medical journal 'The Lancet' reporting that over a million people die in India annually due to air pollution, Union Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave on Tuesday said reports and figures given out by "foreign organisations" are not conclusive.Without...

21-Feb-2017 New Delhi

IT Minister Prasad urges Nadella to help boost DigiGaon initiative

Union IT and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday met Indian-born CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella and urged him to consider the use of Microsoft's innovative technology in the upcoming Digigaon (Digital Village) initiative."Had a good &productive...

21-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Satya Nadella meets IT Minister Prasad

Indian-born Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday met Union IT and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad here.The details of the meeting and the talks were yet to emerge but Nadella, after visiting Bengaluru on Monday, was scheduled to call on the minister before...

20-Feb-2017 New Delhi

More than 20 lakh people visit Hunar Haat so far

The second “Hunar Haat” of Minority Affairs Ministry, has become a hit among the visitors and more than 20 lakh people have visited it so far. Union Minister of State in PMO and MoS (IC) for Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitender Singh and Union...

20-Feb-2017 New Delhi

India offers Tech “Know How” to ASEAN in Telecom Sector

India today offered the secure ICT products to ASEAN countries at competitive costs and also renewed its pledge to share “know how” and “know Why” as New Delhi is willing to provide long-term financing for buying Indian telecom products and services. Inaugurating...

20-Feb-2017 New Delhi

T20 World Cup Cricket for Blind-winning team felicitated

Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Monday felicitated the national team on winning T20 World Cup Cricket for the Blind earlier this month here.Indian won the World Cup after defeating Pakistan in the final at Bengaluru on February 12.Speaking on the occasion,...

20-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Subramanian Swamy slams CBI, ED over probe against Karti Chidambaram

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday alleged that the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate had not taken their probe against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, to its logical end, and noted that they had been provided details...

20-Feb-2017 Jalaun (Uttar Pradesh)

Non-BJP parties have harmed Bundelkhand : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused non-BJP parties of not developing Bundelkhand region in Uttar Pradesh and said all of them are "two sides of the same coin"."Among all Indian states Uttar Pradesh is in the worst condition. No development has...

19-Feb-2017 New Delhi

Actor Ravi Kishan moves from Congress to BJP

Bhojpuri actor Ravi Kishan, who has also starred in many Bollywood movies, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday in presence of party president Amit Shah. He had fought the 2014 Lok Sabha election on the Congress ticket from Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur...

19-Feb-2017 Imphal

No force can disintegrate Manipur : Rajnath Singh

Swearing by the territorial integrity of Manipur, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said no force in the world can disintegrate the territory and that the BJP is the only alternative to save the people.Speaking at an election meeting here, Singh deplored...

19-Feb-2017 Indore

Speaker for unanimous passage for women's quota bill

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Sunday said the much awaited women's reservation bill should be passed unanimously and respectfully by Parliament.Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the South Asian Speakers' Summit here, Mahajan said: "Women's...

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