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Vladimir Putin to join PM Modi for summit on October 5

Russian President Vladimir Putin is said to visit India to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the 19th Indo-Russian summit on October 5. The summit is the highest level of official exchange between the two countries. Both the countries alternatively organize the submit and the two political leaders last met in Sochi, Russia for an […]

Air tickets cheaper than Auto-rickshaw rides: Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said that the cost of air ticket fares will be cheaper than auto-rickshaw rides on the basis of cost per kilometre. Speaking at the inaugural event of the new domestic terminal building of Gorakhpur Airport, Sinha said, “Today airfare is less than that of an auto-rickshaw. You […]

PM Narendra Modi launches Post Payments bank today

In another step towards financial development, the Department of Post under the Ministry of Communication launched Post payments bank on September 1. The bank was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. Under the plan, India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) will operate through 650 branches and 3250 access points across […]

Jain Monk Tarun Sagar passes away at 51; President, PM pays condolences

Jain Monk Tarun Sagar passed away at 51 on Saturday morning in Delhi after a prolonged illness. An official said that he was suffering from jaundice and other health ailments and breathed his last at Radhapuri temple at around 3 am. Reportedly, he stopped taking medicines and was brought to Radhapuri Jain Temple where he […]

Veteran Journalist Kuldeep Nayyar passes away, PM Modi pays tribute

Senior Journalist Kuldeep Nayyar (95) passed away on Wednesday night at Escorts Hospital in Delhi. His last rites will be held on Thursday at 1 pm at Lodhi crematorium in Delhi. Nayyar started his career in Urdu journalism and worked as an Editor in ‘The Statesman’, an English language broadsheet newspaper. He was also a […]

PM announces Rs.500 crore relief aid for Kerala flood victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an aerial survey on Saturday of the flood-affected areas in Kerala. The state is struggling worst flood of this century. He was accompanied by Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Governor P Sathasivam and Union Tourism Minister KJ Alphons. Kerala witnessed massive loss and destruction triggered by the torrential rains that […]

Vajpayee passed away, will remain ‘Atal’ in the hearts of nation

India had a great loss on Thursday as Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away at 93 after a prolonged illness. The nation got numbed at 5:05 pm when AIIMS doctors announced that they failed to save Vajpayee ji. He was hospitalized since June 11, but, his condition deteriorated over the last 36 hours […]

Highlights from PM Modi’s Independence Day speech

India’s 72nd Independence Day was celebrated across the nation and as a tradition goes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from Red Fort. This year was PM Modi’s 5th address since BJP came in ruling power. In his about 80-minutes speech, Modi projected himself as an impatient agent of change and called his government […]

Somnath Chatterjee, former LS Speaker, passes away at 89

Former Lok Sabha Speaker and expelled member of the CPM, Somnath Chatterjee passed away on Monday morning at around 8 am in Kolkata’s hospital. He had been in and out of hospital since June-end suffering a stroke. He was also suffering from kidney related ailments and old age complications, said Suranjan Ghosh, General Manager of […]