Kushinagar International Airport (KIA) in Uttar Pradesh was unveiled on October 20 by PM Modi. However, the air transport will make it easier for domestic and foreign pilgrims to travel Lord Buddha's "Mahaparinirvana" location. "KIA won't just be a mode of air connectivity. Be it farmers, animal keepers, shopkeepers, workers, local industrialists -it'll benefit all. It'll create an ecosystem of business. Tourism will get maximum… read-more
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar to inaugurate Kushinar International Airport and lay the foundation stone of various development projects, including a Rajkiya Medical College on October 20. Meanwhile, the first flight from Sri Lanka's Colombo, carrying over hundreds of Buddhist monks and other dignitaries will land at the airport. Reportedly, the airport has been built at a cost of over Rs 280 crore.… read-more
On the auspicious occasion of Vijayadashami, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 15 launched seven new companies carved out of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB). The new companies will not only achieve expertise but also become a global brand, he said. The Prime Minister added that the goal of the government is to make the country the world's biggest military power on its own.
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Uttarakhand BJP president Madan Kaushik on October 15 said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Kedarnath on November 9. However, he said further details about the visit will be announced later. Reportedly, PM Modi will be visiting the temple for the second time after 2019. The visit is also being considered very important for the party as the Uttarakhand assembly election will be held in February 2022.
Prime Minister Modi Launched the 'Gati Shakti National Master Plan' of Rs 100 lakh crore on October 13. The plan is expected to develop infrastructure to reduce logistic costs, increase cargo handling capacity and boost the economy. Reportedly, India spends 13% of its GDP on logistics that impacts its competitiveness in exports. ''What was done in 27 years, we're doing in it in less than half that time,'' said PM.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take part in the G20 leaders' summit under the chairmanship of Italy, on October 12. Reportedly, the agenda of the meeting will be war-torn Afghanistan and terror risks from the country to the world. The meeting will also be attended by the IMF, the World Bank, and United Nations. Following the meet, G20 is expected to issue a joint statement.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to virtually launch the Indian Space Association (ISpA) and will also ''interact with its leading stakeholders'' on October 11 at 11 AM. Reportedly, the ISpA is an association of space and satellite companies such as Larson & Toubro, Nelco (Tata Group), OneWeb, Bharti Airtel, Aerospace Private Limited. ''Those interested in the world of space and innovation must watch the programme,'' PM Modi said.
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Delhi has become a victim of long power-cuts due to a "power crunch" caused by a critical shortage of coal. CM Arvind Kejriwal has requested PM Modi for a central intervention into the matter. Kejriwal has sought for an immediate arrangement for the supply of coal. Delhi's Power minister Satyender Jain stated that without supply of coal in two days, the national capital could face "a total blackout".
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Denmark PM Mette Frederiksen, on her three-day visit to India, met PM Narendra Modi at the Hyderabad House on October 9. Reportedly, the visit will further nurture the ''India-Denmark Green Strategic Partnership''. Mette will also meet with President Ram Nath Kovind before interacting with think tanks and students. ''We'd decided to establish a Green Strategic Partnership...Today, we reviewed and reiterated our commitment on this,'' PM Modi… read-more
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On the occasion of the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Mahatma Gandhi, PM Narendra Modi visited Raj Ghat in Delhi and paid floral tribute to 'Bapu' on October 2. Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2, 1869, at Gujarat's Porbandar. He is known for leading India's freedom struggle against Britishers and set India free in 1947. ''I bow to respected Bapu on Gandhi Jayanti,'' said PM Modi.