Tesla CEO and Twitter owner Elon Musk met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New York, the United States of America, on June 20. After meeting with Modi, Twitter CEO said, "I am a fan of Modi." In major updates, Musk said, "He visited our factory a few years ago. So, we have known each other for a while." Musk praised India and said, India has more potential with future.
India and Bangladesh will hold their bi-annual border-level talks, in which two sides are expected to discuss a host of issues related to cross-frontier crimes and measures to create better synergy between their security agencies. A 15-member delegation of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) is expected to land in Delhi, for the four-day talks to be held between June 11 and 14 with their Indian counterparts.
Another round of talks is scheduled to be held between the Government of India and the wrestlers, who are protesting with a demand of the arrest of WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. In a late-night tweet, the Union Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur invited the athletes for a talk over the issue. The invitation came days after the protesting wrestlers held a meeting with Union Minister Amit Shah.
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About the confidential meeting between Wrestlers and Union Minister Amit Shah, Bajrang Punia said the grapplers have no ‘setting’ with Union home minister Amit Shah and the protests will continue. He added,"He and the fellow wrestlers were told by the government not to reveal to anyone about their meeting with Shah, but they themselves leaked it to the media. Furthermore, Punia also denied the reports of withdrawal from protest.
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The protesting wrestlers met with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, at his residence in Delhi. Although the details of the meeting are not disclosed, but it lasted for over two hours and is said to be fruitful. It is to be noted, the crucial meeting between Amit Shah and the wrestlers came after the five-day ultimatum given to the central government, demanding arrest of WFI President Brij Bhushan Sharan.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a meeting with the women leaders in Manipur. The four-day visit, which started on May 29 was in view of the recent violent attack and killing of people over a fight between communities. "Held a meeting with a group of women leaders (Meira Paibi) in Manipur. Reiterated the significance of the role of women in the society of Manipur," said Shah.
The NITI Aayog Governing Council Meeting is set to be held on May 27. The meeting will be attended by many leaders and state chief ministers. PM Narendra Modi will chair the meeting in Delhi, and deliberate on several issues including, health, skill development, women empowerment and infrastructure development. The meeting will also discuss the efforts to make India developed by 2047.
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The suspense over who will be the next Karnataka chief minister continues. The Indian National Congress is scheduled to hold another round of meeting, in which INC President Mallikarjun Kharge and former President Sonia Gandhi would discuss the circumstances and will announce the new CM of Karnataka. Notably, DK Shivakumar and Siddaramaiah are eyeing the top post and hoping to get the position, after claiming their contribution in Congress's… read-more
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Roger Binny, 1983 World Cup Hero is likely to take over as the Board of Control of Cricket in India (BCCI) President. On October 11, the BCCI held a meeting in Mumbai, which came ahead of the AGC meeting scheduled to discuss major steps to be taken in the BCCI. Moreover, Sourav Ganguly is likely to leave the BCCI president position, Jay Shah will continue as the BCCI Secretary.
Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann gave nod to hike the minimum wages of construction workers by Rs 715 per month. The decision to this effect was taken during a review meeting of the Punjab Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board. Moreover, minimum wages of unskilled workers have been hiked to Rs 9,907 from existing Rs 9,192 whereas that of semi-skilled have been enhanced to Rs 10,687 from Rs 9,972.