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12-Nov-2018 Varanasi

We pursue development-oriented politics : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday called for development-oriented politics and said that the people were now voting on the basis of development and were no longer interested in vote-bank politics.Addressing a gathering at Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency,...

18-Sep-2018 Varanasi

Narendra Modi inaugurates key development projects in Varanasi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today inaugurated and laid the Foundation Stone for several important development projects, at a public gathering in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.Among the projects inaugurated are the Integrated Power Development...

22-Jul-2018 Varanasi

Manoj Sinha inaugurates Ghazipur Regional Rail Training Institute

In a bid to strengthen the expertise and capabilities of the employees of North-Eastern Railways, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Sunday inaugurated Regional Rail Training Institute (RRTI) at Uttar Pradesh's Ghazipur.He also inaugurated the...

15-May-2018 Varanasi

18 die as under-construction Varanasi flyover collapses

At least 18 persons were killed when a section of an under-construction flyover collapsed in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, an official said on Tuesday.Two dozen persons were injured in the tragedy near the Cantonment...

18-Mar-2018 Varanasi

Manduadih to become Banaras railway station

The holy city of Varanasi is soon likely to get a railway station named "Banaras".The Railway Ministry is considering renaming the Manduadih railway station as Banaras railway station.Manduadih is among one of the four railway stations in the city besides...

17-Mar-2018 Varanasi

MoS Railways inspects work in Varanasi division

Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Saturday took stock of the ongoing railway projects in Varanasi Division of Northern Railways with a team of officials.The projects include doubling and electrification of the Varanasi-Ballia railway section, DEMU...

12-Mar-2018 Varanasi

Emanuel Macron, Narendra Modi take boat ride across Ganga

French President Emanuel Macron and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a boat ride on the Ganga here on Monday, animatedly talking on the flower-decked double-decker vessel.Modi, who represents Varanasi in the Lok Sabha, briefed Macron about the history and...

12-Mar-2018 Varanasi

Narendra Modi receives Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi received French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife here on Monday, officials said.Flanked by Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, public representatives and state government officials, Modi accorded...

23-Jan-2018 Varanasi

Mansukh Mandaviya reviews ongoing projects in Varanasi

Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday reviewed the progress of various highway projects in and around Varanasi which are aimed at a major overhaul of transport infrastructure in the city.During his one-day visit, the Minister of State for Road Transport...

10-Nov-2017 Varanasi

Ninth Gorkha Rifles Bi-Centenary Celebrations

The Ninth Gorkha Rifles, one of the oldest and highly decorated Regiment of the Indian Army commemorated it’s 200 years of selfless service and sacrifice to the Nation with Bicentenary Celebrations held from 08 to 11 November 2017 at 39 Gorkha Training Centre,...

10-Nov-2017 Varanasi

Modi's Varanasi beats Delhi in air pollution

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi on Friday was the worst polluted city in the country even as the entire focus of battling toxic air quality remained fixed on Delhi and NCR.Varanasi beat Delhi and its suburbs with average Air...

23-Sep-2017 Varanasi

PM performs Swachhta Shramdaan, visits Pashudhan Arogya Mela

The Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi, today performed Shramdaan for the construction of a twin pit toilet at Shahanshahpur village in Varanasi. He interacted with the people, who have resolved to make the village open-defecation-free. He appreciated their...

23-Sep-2017 Varanasi

Sanitation is worship for me : Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said sanitation was also worship for him as it can rid the poor of various diseases.Addressing a public gathering on the second day of his Varanasi visit, he said it was his good fortune to lay the foundation stone...

22-Sep-2017 Varanasi

Prime Minister dedicates Deendayal Hastkala Sankul to the Nation

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today dedicated to the nation, the Deendayal Hastkala Sankul – a trade facilitation centre for handicrafts – at Varanasi. The Prime Minister had laid the foundation stone of this Centre in November 2014. Today, he visited...

22-Sep-2017 Varanasi

PM visits Tulsi Manas Temple, Durga Mata Temple in Varanasiva

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, visited the historic Tulsi Manas Temple in Varanasi this evening. He released a postal stamp on “Ramayana,” on this occasion.Emphasizing the significance of the occasion, when a stamp on the theme of “Ramayana” is being...

22-Sep-2017 Varanasi

Narendra Modi flags off Mahamana Express

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday flagged off the new Varanasi-Vadodara Mahamana Express via videoconferencing here.Earlier in the day, Modi arrived here by a special Indian Air Force aircraft on a two-day visit to his parliamentary constituency Varanasi...

04-May-2017 Varanasi

Kangana Ranaut is most versatile actress : Prasoon Joshi

Writer Prasoon Joshi, who is penning the dialogues and lyrics for the upcoming film "Manikarnika - The Queen Of Jhansi", says he considers the movie's lead actress Kangana Ranaut as the most versatile talent.Kangana will be seen playing the role of Rani Laxmibai,...

04-May-2017 Varanasi

Agree I am rebellious : Kangana Ranaut

Actress Kangana Ranaut, who was here to launch the poster and announce the release date of her upcoming film "Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi", agrees that she's a rebellious."I agree that I am rebellious but she (Rani Laxmi Bai) was a rebel with a cause that...

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