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25-Jun-2017 Washington

Narendra Modi arrives in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here from Portugal on Sunday, on the second leg of his three-nation tour, that will also take him to the Netherlands."Touchdown! Wait is over, Celebrations begin! PM @narendramodi on US soil," the Indian Embassy in the...

24-Jun-2017 Lisbon

Narendra Modi launches India-Portugal International StartUp Hub

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Portugese counterpart Antonio Costa on Saturday launched the India-Portugal International StartUp Hub (IPISH) here to help in mutual capacity building, and enable connections between start-ups, investors, and incubators...

24-Jun-2017 Lisbon

India, Portugal to cooperate on startups, oceanography

Expressing surprise that no Indian Prime Minister has ever made a bilateral visit to Portugal, Narendra Modi said here on Saturday that both countries will cooperate in a number of areas, including startups, marine technology and oceanography.Modi and his Portuguese...

24-Jun-2017 Lisbon

Narendra Modi arrives in Portugal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Saturday on the first leg of his three-nation tour that will also take him to the US and the Netherlands.Modi's visit follows his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa, who traces his origin to Goa, to India in January...

21-Jun-2017 Lucknow

Narendra Modi harps on yoga power as rain plays spoilsport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent some 20 minutes out in drizzle here on Wednesday doing yogic 'asanas' as lakhs of enthusiasts in various states stretched, twisted their bodies and performed breathing exercises on the third International Yoga Day.But moderate...

20-Jun-2017 Lucknow

Yoga connecting the world : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that yoga was acting in a big way to bond people and the global community.Speaking at the third edition of the International Yoga Day here, Modi pointed out how the UN had accepted his proposal in record time...

20-Jun-2017 Lucknow

PM inaugurates development initiatives in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

The Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi today inaugurated building of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, dedicated 400KV Lucknow-Kanpur D/C transmission line and distributed sanction letters to the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana in...

19-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Ram Nath Kovind meets Narendra Modi

Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind, who was named as NDA's Presidential candidate, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence on Monday evening.BJP President Amit Shah was also present in the meeting.Earlier, Kovind thanked the Prime Minister and the Bharatiya...

19-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Dark horse Ram Nath Kovind is NDA Presidential candidate

Playing the Dalit card, the BJP on Monday threw a surprise by nominating Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA choice for the President's post, stunning the opposition which accused the ruling party of unilateralism.Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit...

19-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Ram Nath Kovind will be exceptional President : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind will make an "exceptional" President and continue to be a strong voice for the poor and the marginalised communities.Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah earlier named Bihar...

19-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi attends BJP Parliamentary Board meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived at the BJP headquarters to attend the party's Parliamentary Board meeting called to discuss and select the party's candidate for the July 17 presidential election.Modi was welcomed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

17-Jun-2017 Kochi

Gift a book, not bouquet, as greeting : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged people to "give a book instead of a bouquet as a greeting", saying there is no joy greater than reading and no strength greater than knowledge.Speaking at the launch of P.N. Panicker National Reading Day celebrations...

17-Jun-2017 Kochi

Narendra Modi calls for a reading movement across India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for a reading and library movement across the country that would not just make people literate but bring about social and economic change.Speaking at the launch of P.N. Panicker National Reading Day here, Modi...

17-Jun-2017 Kochi

Narendra Modi takes Kochi Metro ride

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a ride in the newly inaugurated Kochi Metro, Kerala's first metro line, from the Southern Naval Command's air terminal to the Palarivatom station.At the air terminal, the Prime Minister was received by Kerala Governor...

16-Jun-2017 New Delhi

South Korea important development partner of India : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that South Korea is an important development partner of India and he is committed to further enhance bilateral relationship with the country.Modi made the remarks during his meeting with Dongchea Chung, Special Envoy of...

12-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Yogi Adityanath meets Narendra Modi, discusses development projects

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and some Union Ministers regarding various development projects in his state.The ministers he met were Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Minister of State for Power Piyush...

09-Jun-2017 Astana (Kazakhstan)

Narendra Modi meets Afghan President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here."Had a fruitful meeting with President @ashrafghani," Modi tweeted soon after the meeting India, along with...

09-Jun-2017 Stana (Kazakhstan)

India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

India, along with Pakistan, was on Friday granted full membership of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation  (SCO) at the influential Eurasian political, economic and military bloc's summit here.Expressing his gratitude to the SCO for accepting India's...

09-Jun-2017 Astana

Narendra Modi meets Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev

Prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit here."Taking forward #IndiaUzbekistan coop'n. PM @narendramodi meets President Shavkat Mirziyoyev...

09-Jun-2017 Astana (Kazakhstan)

Narendra Modi, Xi Jinping meet in Astana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Chinese President Xi Jinping here ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit."PM Narendra Modi meets President of China Xi Jinping on margins of SCO Summit in Astana," Ministry of External Affairs...

08-Jun-2017 Astana (Kazakhstan)

Narendra Modi meets Nawaz Sharif in Kazakhstan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif here on Thursday ahead of Friday's Shanghai Cooperation Organisatipn (SCO) Summit.According to a source here, Modi enquired about Sharif's health after an open heart surgery in London...

08-Jun-2017 Astana

Narendra Modi in Kazakhstan, India to become full SCO member

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Thursday to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit and held his first bilateral meeting with Kazakhistan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.On Friday, India and Pakistan are expected to be granted...

05-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi reviews GST roll-out status from July 1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed the status of Goods and Services Tax (GST) roll-out from July 1 and described it as a "turning point" for the economy, an official statement said here."The Prime Minister asserted that the implementation of GST...

03-Jun-2017 Paris

PM holds talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.Addressing media after the meeting, the Prime Minister thanked President Macron for the warm welcome and congratulated him for the election victory.The Prime Minister...

03-Jun-2017 Paris

Narendra Modi meets French President

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron for one-on-one talks ahead of delegation-level bilateral discussions here.Macron, who assumed office on May 14, welcomed Modi with a warm hug at the Elysee Palace."A...

02-Jun-2017 St. Petersburg

Narendra Modi meets Austrian Chancellor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern on the sidelines of a multilateral business and economic event here."Bilateral diplomacy at multilateral forum. PM @narendramodi meets Mr. Christian Kern, Chancellor of Austria on...

02-Jun-2017 St. Petersburg

Narendra Modi meets UN Secretary General

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met newly elected UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Friday on the sidelines of a multilateral business and economic event here."Stressing multilateralism to address global challenges such as terrorism. PM @narendra...

02-Jun-2017 St Petersburg

Narendra Modi meets Governors of Russian regions

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attended a collective meeting of Governors of Russian regions here."Strengthening bonds with Russia's regions. PM @narendramodi attends first ever collective meeting with Governors of 16 regions of Russia," External Affairs...

02-Jun-2017 St Petersburg

India for environment protection with or without Paris : Narendra Modi

In an oblique disapproval of the US decision to quit the Paris climate change accord, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said he was not taking sides with countries on the issue as he was focussed on protection of the environment for future generations."It...

02-Jun-2017 St Petersburg

Narendra Modi hardsells India at 'Davos of the East'

Hardselling 'ease of doing business' as India's USP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday invited global businesses to exploit the tremendous opportunities available and invest in the expanding infrastructure, manufacturing, defence and service sectors, making...

02-Jun-2017 St. Petersburg

Eurasian Economic Union Chairman meets Narendra Modi

Chairman of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) Tigran Sargasyan called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday.External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay said on Twitter that following India's decision to hold negotiations to have a free trade...

01-Jun-2017 St Petersburg

India, Russia sign Kudankulam pact for Units 5, 6

Overcoming hiccups, India and Russia on Thursday signed an agreement on construction of units 5 and 6 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project as the two countries also agreed on deepening military ties.Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Vladimir Putin also...

01-Jun-2017 St. Petersburg

Street in Delhi named after late Russian envoy Kadakin : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday termed late Russian Ambassador to India Alexander Kadakin as a "great friend" of India and announced that a road in New Delhi has been named after him."A street in Delhi today (Thursday) has been named after Ambassador...

01-Jun-2017 St. Petersburg

Narendra Modi invites Russian firms in Indian defence production

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday invited Russian companies to invest in India by forming joint ventures, saying opportunities for them have opened up, especially in defence production, through recent policy initiatives."I invite Russian companies to...

31-May-2017 Madrid (Spain)

India, Spain commit cooperation in fight against terrorism

India and Spain on Wednesday committed to cooperate in the fight against terrorism calling it the gravest threat to international peace and stability even as the two sides expressed the need to restart negotiations for an EU-India Broad-based Trade and Investment...

31-May-2017 Madrid (Spain)

India, Spain commit cooperation in combating terrorism

India and Spain on Wednesday committed to cooperate in the fight against terrorism calling it the gravest threat to international peace and stability.A joint statement issued following a meeting here between visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and...

31-May-2017 Madrid (Spain)

Narendra Modi interacts with Spanish CEOs

In a bid to boost India-Spain business and investment ties, Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with CEOs of leading Spanish companies here on Wednesday."PM @narendramodi interacts with CEOs of leading Spanish companies with global footprint," External...

31-May-2017 Madrid (Spain)

Narendra Modi calls on Spanish King

Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on Spanish King Felipe VI at the royal palace here on Wednesday."A royal greeting! PM @narendramodi calls on His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain at Palacio de la Zarzuela," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay...

31-May-2017 Madrid (Spain)

India, Spain sign 7 agreements

India and Spain on Wednesday signed seven agreements, including on cooperation in cyber security and renewable energy, following talks here between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy."Partnering for Progress - #IndiaSpain...

31-May-2017 Madrid (Span)

Terrorism biggest challenge for world : Narendra Modi

Ahead of talks with his Spanish counterpart Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that terrorism posed the biggest challenge to the world and fighting it was a key element in India-Spain ties."Both India and Spain have faced terrorism,"...

30-May-2017 Berlin (Germany)

German-Asian ties no snub to US : Angela Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday downplayed suggestions that her bid to further develop relations with India and China was a signal that Berlin and the EU were moving away from their traditional allies in London and Washington.Merkel was hosting a...

30-May-2017 Berlin (Germany)

Narendra Modi meets German President

In the last engagement of his visit to Germany, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier here on Tuesday."Reafffirming resolve for strong and dynamic relationship. PM @narendramodi calls on President Frank-Walter Steinmeier...

30-May-2017 Berlin (Germany)

Narendra Modi meets German Chancellor Merkel

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day visit to Germany, attended a private dinner hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday, soon after he arrived in Berlin."The bonds of a fruitful partnership. Chancellor Merkel receives PM @narendramodi...

28-May-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi calls for family snaps for Yoga Day celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday pitched for yoga, appealing to families to post pictures of their three generations performing the exercises together on the third International Yoga Day on June 21.He also asked them to upload the pictures on 'Narendra...

28-May-2017 New Delhi

Waste segregation to be launched in 4,000 cities : Narendra Modi

Harping on the importance of waste management, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced launch a "massive movement" for waste collection across 4,000 cities of the country from June 5."We must not treat garbage as waste, it is wealth, a resource. Once...

27-May-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi meets Mauritius PM Pravind Jugnauth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth here ahead of delegation-level talks."A relationship marked by age-old ties of friendship and deep mutual respect. PM @narendramodi receives PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth at...

27-May-2017 New Delhi

Nitish Kumar meets PM Narendra Modi

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here, a day after he skipped a meeting of opposition parties convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi."The Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri @NitishKumar met PM Shri @narendramodi...

26-May-2017 Assam

India’s longest bridge brings Assam closer to Arunachal Pradesh

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, inaugurated India's longest bridge - the 9.15 km long Dhola-Sadiya bridge over the River Brahmaputra, in Assam today. The bridge will ensure 24X7 connectivity between upper Assam and Eastern part of Arunachal Pradesh, marking...

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