British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will shorten his delayed visit to India on April 26, and limit his travel to Delhi as the COVID-19 cases in the country continue to rise. Johnson's visit will now be focused on government meetings and interaction with Indian business leaders. Besides, PM Narendra Modi's meeting with French Foreign Minister Jean Yves Le Drian has been canceled in order to deal with the COVID crisis.
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PM Narendra Modi has been administered the second dose of indigenously made COVID vaccine Covaxin at AIIMS-Delhi on April 8. Sharing his vaccination photo on Twitter, PM urged, "If you are eligible for the vaccine, get your shot soon." He had received his first dose of the vaccine on March 1. Reportedly, the Centre has opened the vaccination for everyone aged 45 and above in the third-phase from April 7.
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Since the commencement of 'Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana' in 2015, the financial institutions in our country have sanctioned loans worth Rs 14.96 lakh crore to 26.68 crore beneficiaries. To boost entrepreneurship, the scheme has extended collateral free loans up to Rs 10 lakh. Besides, encouraging small businesses, the loans were also provided to manufacturers, traders and service sectors. Reportedly, the banks disbursed around Rs 2.66 lakh… read-more
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India will donate all the weapons used in the Bangladesh War of Independence to be displayed at Bangladesh museums. Reportedly, the move was announced by PM Narendra Modi on March 27 during his two-day visit to Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina. Besides launching a slew of projects and signing five MoUs, the Prime Minister inaugurated a memorial honouring martyrs of Indian armed forces. Notably, this was PM Modi's first foreign visit… read-more
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Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on March 27 took to twitter and apologized for his misinterpretation of PM Narendra Modi's speech. Tharoor mentioned that he failed to apprehend that PM Modi was acknowledging Mrs Gandhi when Modi said, "everyone knows who liberated Bangladesh". Earlier, Tharoor had criticized Modi saying, "Our PM is giving Bangladesh a taste of Indian 'fake news'.
Four died including three students in Bangladesh's Chittagong after police battered protestors for opposing PM Narendra Modi's visit, on March 26. Thousands of radical Islamists were against Modi's visit as they accused him of alienating minority Muslims in India. Reportedly, the protestors had attacked Chittagong Police Station, pelted stones and burnt vehicles over a clash with a policeman.
Mizoram CM Zoramthanga has written to PM Narendra Modi requesting him to provide asylum for the refugees coming from Myanmar, stated officials on March 20. The CM has termed the Centre's order of preventing illegal immigration as 'not acceptable' and has requested asylum on humanitarian grounds. Moreover, he added that 'India as the world's largest democracy... must act in this matter.” Reportedly, Immigrations from Myanmar has flourished… read-more
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The newly-appointed Uttarakhand CM, Tirath Singh Rawat, on March 15 said that PM Narendra Modi will be worshipped like Lord Ram and Lord Krishna in the future. CM Rawat went on to claim that Modi, for his works, will be regarded the same as Ram in Dwapar Yuga and Krishna in Treta Yuga. Reflecting on Modi's popularity, the 56-year-old CM asserted that today even the biggest leaders want a photograph with Modi.
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The Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 12 participated in the Amrut Mahotsav in Ahmedabad to mark and celebrate the 75th anniversary of India's independence. On this day the historic Dandi march, a 241-mile march from Sabarmati Ashram to Dandi was led by Mahatma Gandhi in 1930, Modi mentioned. Weekly events will be held for the next 75 weeks till August 15, 2022, Union Minister Prahlad Singh Patel stated.
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The Union Health Ministry has instructed the removal of PM Narendra Modi's photo from the COVID-19 vaccination certificates to be issued in four poll-bound states, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam, West Bengal, and UT of Puducherry. The ministry took the decision after the TMC filed a complaint with the Election Commission, calling the photo a violation of the poll code. The TMC had stated that the PM's photo was stealing credits from the frontline… read-more