J P Nadda offers prayers at Jhandewalan temple in Delhi
2 police personnel injured after being attacked by criminals at Mufassil Police Station area in Bihar.”One criminal has been arrested & another escaped,” says police officer Ajit Kumar.
Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Taiwan
An earthquake of magnitude 6.5 struck Taiwan on Saturday, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said.
The quake was at a depth of 1 kilometre (0.62 mile) below the Earth’s surface, EMSC said.
PM Modi inspects logistics exhibition at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi
Unified Logistics Interface Platform (ULIP) was launched today. This will ease the logistics services for the exporters. ULIP will integrate all the service related to transportation sector on one single platform, says PM Modi at the launch of the National Logistics Policy.
Increase in export directly helps small businesses to grow, says PM Modi.
Theworld is attracted towards products made in India. We must work towards capturing the world market. Indian vaccines helped save millions of lives in the world during the pandemic, says PM Modi.
Experts across the world are praising India for its development, says PM Modi.
Today we are the world’s 5th biggest economy. The country is transforming. ‘Pehle hum Kabootar chhodte the, aaj Cheetah chhod rahe hai’, says PM Modi at the launch of the National Logistics Policy.
There is a connection with the launch of National Logistics Policy and the release of cheetahs on the same day. We want our logistics to move at the same speed of the Cheetah, saysPMModi at the launch of the National Logistics Policy, in Delhi.
Use of drones will strengthenlogistic sector in the near future, says PM Modi.
The government has used technology to strengthen the logistic sector, says PM Modi.
National Logistics Policy is a comprehensive effort to enhance efficiency of the logistics ecosystem in India, says PM Modi.
Amit Shah attends wreath-laying ceremony at Shaheed Smarak in Hyderabad
Union Minister S Jaishankar will be on aUS tour from September 18 to 28.Apart from leading the India delegation for the High-Level Week at the 77th Session of UNGA, he will host a ministerial meeting of G4 & participate at High-Level Meeting of L.69 Group, says Ministry of External Affairs.
There will be a record blood donation & PM Modi has resolved to make India free from tuberculosis by 2025 whereas the rest of the world will be free from TB by 2030, says BJP PresidentJ P Nadda.
Delhi AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan’s close aide Hamid Ali Khan disclosed to ACB that Amanatullah kept weapons and cash in his house and all the transactions were done on his instructions, as per ACB sources.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be on a 3-day visit to Cairo, Egypt from tomorrow.”Looking forward to holding discussions with my counterpart, General Mohamed Ahmed Zaki to further strengthen defence cooperation between both the countries,” saysRajnath Singh.
President Murmu emplanes for London to attend funeral of Queen Elizabeth II
President Droupadi Murmu emplanes for London, United Kingdom to attend the State Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II and offer condolences on behalf of the government of India.
Youths must upgrade their skills, says PM Modi.
Today, a new history has been written. For the first time, a ‘Kaushal Dikshant Samaroh’ for more than 9 lakh ITI students has been organised. Nation is again emphasising on skill development. We’ve to ensure our youth excels not only in studies but also skills, saysPM Narendra Modi.
Along with skill developments, soft skills too are important for students. We have been providing soft skills training to students studying at ITIs, says PM Narendra Modi.
Our government has been working towards introducing various skill based programmes in ITIs. This will help students improve their skills and become job-ready, says PM Modi.
Numerous National Skill Training Institues have been started in the country by our government, says PM Modi.
PM Modi speaks on theoccasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti atKaushal Deekshant Samaroh.
AP govt moves SC challenging HC’s judgement of declaring Amravati as only capital of state
Andhra Pradesh government approaches the Supreme Court challenging the judgment of the High Court declaring Amaravati as the only capital of the State.
Andhra Pradesh government approaches the Supreme Court challenging the judgment of the High Court declaring Amaravati as the only capital of the State. (ANI)
“Our government is working continuously to create new possibilities for women entrepreneurs in the village economy. Through ‘One District, One Product’ we are trying to take local products from every district to big markets,” saidPM Modi at a program of Self Help Groups in Sheopur
“A huge difference between the India of the last century and the new India of this century has come as a representation of our Nari Shakti. In today’s new India, from Panchayat Bhawan to Rashtrapati Bhavan, the flag of women power is flying,” PM Modi
These cheetahs were handed over to you as we have full faith in you; People will not break my faith in them: PM Modi after releasing cheetahs flown from Namibia, in Kuno national park
Women of India are my source of inspiration: PM Modi
Women have created new hope in the country: PM Modi
Women all over – mothers and sisters – are my strength and inspiration: PM Narendra Modi at meet of self-help groups
Normally I meet my mother on my birthday and seek her blessings; today so many mothers of Madhya Pradesh have blessed me: PM Narendra Modi
PM Modi’s live address at Self Help Group program in MP’s Sheopur
One of India’s longest-serving Parliamentarians, Manikrao Gavit, no more
Former union minister for state Manikrao Gavit passed away this morning.He was nine time Lok Sabha MP from Nandurbar in Maharashtra. (Photo credit: Twitter/ @AshokChavanINC)
Here is some breaking news for Modi, Shah and Azad.
The Congress party has defeated the BJP by a convincing margin in the Temisgam bye-election to the Ladakh Hill Council. Congratulations to the Ladakh District Congress Committee!
— Jairam Ramesh (@Jairam_Ramesh) September 17, 2022
CBI and Forensic team arrive at hotel in Anjuna where Sonali Phogat was staying. (ANI)
TRS leader’s car ‘vandalised’ for parking it in front of Amit Shah’s cavalcade in Hyderabad
TRS leader Gosula Srinivas parked his car in front of Home Minister Amit Shah’s cavalcade in Hyderabad, he was forced to move later after HM’s security forced him to do so.
“The car stopped just like that. I was in tension. I will speak to them (Police officers). They vandalised the car. I will go, it’s unnecessary tension,” TRS leader Gosula Srinivas told ANI.
PM Modi addresses nation after releasing cheetahs in Kuno National Park on his birthday
Project Cheetah Live: Extinct in India, PM Modi releases cheetahs brought from Namibia into Kuno National Park
E-auction of gifts presented to PM Modi begins
Maharastra FDA cancels Johnson and Johnson’s licence to manufacture babypowder
Maharastra FDA has cancelled Johnson and Johnson’s licence to manufacture babypowder in the State with immediate effect.
The company has also been asked to recall stocks of the powder that were found not to be of standard quality.
TN Guv, AIADMK greet PM on his 72nd birthday
Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi and AIADMK’s interim general secretary K Palaniswami greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 72nd birthday on Saturday.
Posting a photo of the Prime Minister on his Twitter site, the Governor said he extended, on behalf of the people of Tamil Nadu, his best wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a long and healthy life in service of the nation.
Extending his heartfelt greetings to the “dynamic & visionary Hon Prime Minister Thiru @narendramodi Avl on his birthday,” Palaniswami said in his tweet. “May your vision & mission for our nation to lead the world shape into reality. I pray the almighty for a long, healthy life of duty & service. @PMOIndia,” he said.
Happy birthday to our Honourable Prime Minister – may he look out for our rapidly extinguishing constitional protections much the same way as he does for extinct cheetahs.
— Mahua Moitra (@MahuaMoitra) September 17, 2022
Today, I would like to congratulate the Prime Minister Modi who decided that Hyderabad Liberation Day will be celebrated: Amit Shah in Hyderabad
The people of the state wanted to officially celebrate Hyderabad Liberation day. Different political leaders promised to celebrate the day. However, once in power, they refused due to vote bank politics: Amit Shah
In August 1947 India got freedom, however, Hyderabad state was still ruled by Nizam. For the next 13 months, the people of the state had to bear the tyranny of the Razakars of Nizam: Amit Shah in Hyderabad
Amit Shah addressing Hyderabad Liberation Day celebration
Telangana CM extends birthday wishes to PM Modi
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Saturday conveyed birthday greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “On behalf of the government and people of Telangana and my personal behalf, I wish you a very Happy Birthday. May the God bless you with good health and long life for serving the nation for many more years,” KCR said in a letter addressed to Modi. Modi turned 72 on Saturday.
Biden meets relatives of Americans jailed in Russia
President Joe Biden met Friday with relatives of basketball star Brittney Griner and fellow US citizen Paul Whelan, who are both imprisoned in Russia, as the US works to bring them home, the White House said.
In separate Oval Office meetings, Biden conferred with Whelan’s sister, Elizabeth Whelan, and then Cherelle Griner, the wife of the Olympic gold medalist.
After the meetings the White House released a statement saying Biden “appreciated the opportunity to learn more about Brittney and Paul from those who love them most, and acknowledged that every minute they are being held is a minute too long.”
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will pay an official visit to Egypt from September 19-20, 2022, the government has said.During the visit, he will hold bilateral talks with Minister of Defence and Defence Production, General Mohamed Zaki.
Shivpal Yadav’s party to go solo in local body elections
Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohia) president Shivpal Singh Yadav has said his party will contest the local body elections in the state alone.
Presiding over a party meeting on Friday, Yadav said his party is taking lessons from past experiences and will contest the upcoming local body elections on its own.
According to a press release, Yadav said his party will move ahead with principles of progressive socialism and inclusive nationalism.
USA ratifies the International Solar Alliance Agreement. The Instrument of Acceptance was handed over by US Embassy in India Chargé D’Affaires Patricia Lacina during her meeting with AS(ER) Prabhat Kumar and JS (ED) Noor Rahman Sheikh: MEA Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi pic.twitter.com/qXfXGgz37G
— ANI (@ANI) September 17, 2022
Rahul Gandhi wishes PM Modi on his 72nd birthday
Wishing PM Narendra Modi a happy birthday.
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) September 17, 2022
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh wishes PM Modi on his birthday
भारत के यशस्वी प्रधानमंत्री, श्री @narendramodi को जन्मदिवस की हार्दिक बधाई एवं शुभकामनाएँ। उन्होंने अपने नेतृत्व से देश में प्रगति और सुशासन को अभूतपूर्व मज़बूती दी है और पूरे विश्व में भारत की प्रतिष्ठा और स्वाभिमान को नई ऊँचाई दी है। ईश्वर उन्हें स्वस्थ रखें और दीर्घायु करें।
— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) September 17, 2022
US media praises Modi for telling Putin this is not the time for war in Ukraine
The mainstream American media on Friday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for telling Russian President Vladimir Putin that this is not the time for war in Ukraine.
The Modi-Putin conversation in Samarkand was widely carried by the mainstream American media.
“Modi rebukes Putin over war in Ukraine,” The Washington Post reported in a headline. “In a stunning public rebuke, Modi told Putin: “Today’s era is not an era of war, and I have spoken to you on the phone about this,” the daily reported.
“The rare reproach showed the 69-year-old Russian strongman coming under extraordinary pressure from all sides,” the Post said.
China puts on hold proposal by US and India to designate 2008 Mumbai attacks mastermind a ‘terrorist’
China has put a hold on a proposal moved at the United Nations by the US and co-supported by India to designate Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Sajid Mir, who is India’s most wanted terrorist and was involved in the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
The proposal was moved by the US and co-designated by India to blacklist Mir under the 1267 Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council as a global terrorist. It’s the third hold by China on an India-US proposal in recent months, after Makki and Asghar.
President Droupadi Murmu extends birthday greetings to Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Congress MP Rahul Gandhi along with party leaders & workers resume ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ on its ninth day in Puthiyakavu in Kollam district