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UAE Foreign Minister meets PM Modi

United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed, who held talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday, called on the Prime Minister and conveyed that India-UAE relations have never been better. Prime Minister Modi conveyed to the UAE Foreign Minister his resolve to step up cooperation with the Gulf country in key sectors such as trade and energy. ... Read More »

Commerce & Industry Minister holds bilateral talks with Indonesian Trade Minister

Piyush Goyal raised concerns about India’s trade deficit with Indonesia which stood at USD 10.57 billion in India’s trade deficit with Indonesia during 2018-19. He says that the balance of trade is heavily in favor of Indonesia and both countries need to work towards establishing sustainable trade by diversifying the export basket. The Commerce & Industry says that there is considerable potential ... Read More »

UAE Foreign Minister to call on PM Modi in New Delhi today

The visiting dignitary held talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Monday. During their meeting, the two leaders discussed relations in political, economic, investment, trade, energy and other sectors and aspects of developing and enhancing the existing ties in all fields. Both sides stressed the importance of combating extremism and terrorism in all forms. They also exchanged views on ... Read More »

Kyriakos Mitsotakis sworn in as Greece’s Prime Minister

Greece’s new centre-right Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has vowed the country will “proudly raise its head again” after winning a landslide victory.  New Democracy’s Mitsotakis added he would not fail to “honour the hopes” of the Greek people. The win comes four years after Alexis Tsipras’s leftist Syriza party swept to power promising an end to austerity.  Tsipras’s Syriza was ... Read More »

RBI Governor meets Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was on Monday briefed the RBI’s central board on Budget measures. RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das was also present at the meeting.  The Minister highlighted the key points of the budget, including the fiscal consolidation roadmap.  Speaking to news persons after the briefing, Shaktikanta Das said that Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das Monday said the central ... Read More »

UAE Foreign Minister to hold bilateral talks with EAM S Jaishankar

The visiting dignitary will also call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow. The UAE Foreign Minister arrived in New Delhi on Sunday night on a three-day visit to India. The ties between India and the UAE have been on an upswing in the last few years. The UAE is also home to 3.3 million-strong Indian community, largest in the Gulf ... Read More »

Home Minister Amit Shah to visit Hyderabad today

The function will be attended by membership drive in-charges from all the three districts. This will be his first visit to Hyderabad after the Lok Sabha polls. BJP plans to add 12 lakh members to the existing 18 lakh in Telangana.  “Central Home Minister, Amit Shah is about to visit Hyderabad on July 6 for the first time after winning ... Read More »

Nepal’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Pradeep Kumar Gyawali to embark on six day visit to China tomorrow

The theme of this year meeting is ‘Leadership 4.0: Succeeding in a New Era of Globalization’. According to a press release issued by Nepal’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on 1 July, Mr. Gyawali will address the ‘Informal Gathering of World Economic Leaders: Finding a New Footing for the Global Economy’. He will also participate in the session on ‘Shaping the G20 Agenda for 2020’. On July 2, ... Read More »

Home Minister Amit Shah to review security situation in J&K

The meeting will be attended by Governor Satya Pal Malik, Union Home Secretary  Rajiv Gauba and top brass of various security and intelligence agencies among others.  Home Minister Amit Shah will also meet delegations of people. Union Minister will also meet BJP workers, Panchayat members and families of party workers who have been killed by terrorists in the state. Union Home Minister ... Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reaches Osaka, Japan to attend 14th G20 Summit

Prime Minister is in Japan with a unanimous endorsement by all 55 Asia-Pacific Group members at the UN of India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat of the Security Council for 2 year term but top of the mind will be combating protectionism. Prime Minister Modi will hold meetings with US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping and other ... Read More »

Home Minister Amit Shah reviews security situation in J&K

This is his first visit to the state after assuming charge of the Home Ministry in the 2nd tenure of BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. Home Minister Amit Shah was received by State Governor Satya Pal Malik, his advisors and other top state administration officials at the Technical Airport in Srinagar.  Later, the Home Minister headed towards Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention ... Read More »

Union Minister & BJP Leader Smriti Irani visits Amethi

Union Minister of Textiles and Women and Child development and Member of Parliament from Amethi, Smriti Irani visited her parliamentary constituency. She interacted with BJP workers. She meet the family members of her close aide late Surendra Singh, who was shot dead on May 25th. Remembering him, Smriti Irani said that success of the party is a result of the ... Read More »

Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yury Trutnev on India Visit

India Russia business tie has been hugely tilted favouring defence sector traditionally. With changing times, both the countries are exploring new avenues of collaborations. The business program of the outreach session in Mumbai provided participants with information on existing investment opportunities in the region and preferences for investors. This time Prime Minister Modi is expected to be the Guest of ... Read More »

Health Minister chairs meeting of group of experts in Delhi on AEC in Bihar

In addition to senior officers from the Health Ministry, Ministry of Women and Child Development, experts from AIIMS, NCDC, ICMR, IAP, WHO and CDC were present at the meeting. Meanwhile, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar visited SKMCH. The state government has announced several measures too. More in this report…. Acute encephalitis syndrome or brain fever has taken its toll on ... Read More »

Union Health Minister: Will provide all help to ailing children in Bihar

Union Health Minister along with his deputy Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey visited the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH). “I assure the people of the area, especially the affected families, that the government will extend all possible help and measures to the state government,” the Union health minister told reporters.  According to a release issued by the ... Read More »

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan writes to CMs to protect Doctors

Expressing deep concern over the recent act of violence against doctors, the Union Health Minister stated that incidents of assaults on doctors are reported from different parts of the country and this leads to sudden strike by doctors, gravely affecting the healthcare services. Meanwhile, West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Saturday wrote to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee advising her ... Read More »

Union Health Minister writes to West Bengal CM to ensure security to doctors

Junior doctors in West Bengal remained on strike for the 4th straight day on Friday. Services in all government medical colleges & hospitals and in some private hospitals too remained affected. The doctors kept away from duties despite West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s warnings of strict action being taken against those on strike. The matter also reached the Kolkata ... Read More »

Cyclone Vayu: Home Minister Amit Shah chairs high-level meet

India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that Cyclone ‘VAYU’ is expected to touch Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu region as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with wind speed 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph during early morning of 13th June 2019. It is likely to cause heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of Gujarat and storm surge of ... Read More »

Cyclone Vayu: Home Minister Amit Shah chairs high-level meeting

India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that Cyclone ‘VAYU’ is expected to touch Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Mahuva around Veraval and Diu region as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with wind speed 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph during early morning of 13th June 2019. It is likely to cause heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of Gujarat and storm surge of ... Read More »

Sports minister Rijiju praises Yuvraj

Fighting back tears, Yuvraj announced retirement from international cricket, ending a “rollercoaster” career during which he became the hero of India’s 2011 World Cup triumph and fought a gritty battle with cancer. “Dear Yuvraj Singh, you may have retired from the competitive cricket game but you will remain a cricketing icon for every Indian & millions across the globe. What ... Read More »

Foreign Minister Dr. S Jaishankar in Bhutan on first overseas visit

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday met Bhutan’s top leadership, including Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, and discussed important elements of the bilateral ties with emphasis on development partnership and cooperation in the hydropower sector. Jaishankar is in the Buddhist kingdom on a two-day visit, his first overseas trip after assuming charge of the Ministry of External Affairs.He also conveyed ... Read More »

Foreign Minister Dr. S Jaishankar arrives in Bhutan on first overseas visit

Minister of External Affairs Dr. S Jaishankar, who assumed charge on May 30, is expected to receive an audience with King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. Foreign Minister was received by his Bhutanese counterpart Tandi Dorji on his arrival in country. “Great to be back in Bhutan! Touched by the warm and sunny welcome!,” MEA Dr. S Jaishankar tweeted. The External ... Read More »

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar voices concern over air pollution

From introducing BS-6 standard cleaner fuels to curbing agriculture residue burning to something as simple and crucial as planting more and more trees. On Thursday, Javadekar particpated in a program where he released five books based on natural environment. Here’s more… Calling air pollution as one of the biggest challenge faced by the entire world, Union Minister for Environment, Forest ... Read More »

Home Minister Amit Shah reviews security situation 

Home Minister Amit Shah also took stock of the country’s internal security situation on the first day of the working week. He was given a comprehensive update at a regular meeting by National Security Advisor Doval on the prevailing security situation in the country. Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba, Intelligence Bureau chief Rajiv Jain and others too briefed HM. He was ... Read More »

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Siachen today

During his visit Defence Minister will interact with jawans at a forward post and pay his tributes to fallen soldiers at Siachen War Memorial. Defence Minister will be accompanied by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat.  Defence sources, say that the Raksha Mantri will interact with the soldiers and officers and know about the issues faced by them during their deployment on the ... Read More »

Union Minister Arvind Sawant gets warm welcome in his constituency

He was warmly greeted  at the Mumbai Airport, amidst sounds of drums. A large number of Shiv Sena activists were present at the aiport to greet him. Arvind Sawant drove straight to meet Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena Chief at his residence Matoshree in Mumb WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Download Udaipur Kiran App to read Latest News Today Read More »

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari gets grand welcome in Nagpur

At the airport, the Union Minister received a grand welcome. People came to see him at the Nagpur airport, amid loud cheers and drum beats. Coming out of his car, Nitin Gadkari humbly waved at the people who came to greet him at the airport.   WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Download Udaipur Kiran App to read Latest News Today Read More »

Amit Shah takes charge as Union Home Minister

He is holding his first meeting as we speak. Both Ministers of state, Home secretary as well as other top officials are attending. One of the first challenges before the new Home Minister will be to create an atmosphere conducive for holding assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Symbolically, before taking charge, Amit Shah met his predecessor Rajnath Singh at ... Read More »

Yoga is very necessary in today’s world: Nepal Minister

Inaugurating Indo Nepal Yoga promotion programme in Kathmandu Thursday evening Pokhrel said Yoga is inevitable for human beings to tackle growing tension and competition in day today life.    He said Yoga is multidimensional and very useful in daily life.   Pokhre said Nepal is preparing to include Yoga, Naturopathy, Herbals and Ayurveda in community school syllabus.   The event ... Read More »

Arjun Ram Meghwal gets call from PMO inviting him to take oath as minister

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to take oath of office for the second time in a row at 7:00 PM on Thursday. The swearing-in ceremony will take place at Rashtrapati Bhavan and it will be attended by nearly 8,000 guests, including foreign dignitaries and chief ministers and governors. The guests attending the swearing-in ceremony will be treated to high ... Read More »

Narendra Modi to take oath as Prime Minister today

Images of the 26th of May, 2014 are set to be replayed on Thursday, Narendra Modi will again be administered the oath of office of the Prime Minister of India at 7 pm after getting an even more resounding mandate in 2019 from the people of the country than the first time around. President Ram Nath Kovind will swear the ... Read More »