India signs agreement to set up WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine in Gujarat

The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the government of India signed an agreement Friday to establish a WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine at Jamnagar, Gujarat. The centre, supported by a USD 250 million investment from the Indian government, aims to build a solid evidence base for policies and standards on…

Ahead of assembly elections, PM Modi likely to visit Uttar Pradesh in December

In view of the assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a continuous tour of Uttar Pradesh. PM Modi is expected to be in Uttar Pradesh four times in December. According to sources, two visits of the PM have been approved this month and two more visits are being considered in the last two weeks of the…

PM Modi to launch schemes worth over Rs 3k crore in Bundelkhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate several schemes to overcome the water crisis in Bundelkhand on Friday, November 19, from the Police Lines Ground in Mahoba. He will inaugurate schemes worth Rs 3,264.74 crore, including Arjun subsidiary dam projects. The Prime Minister will reach the Police Lines Ground on…

Cryptocurrency regulations in India: Here is what can be allowed and what may not be

India is closer to getting cryptocurrency regulations than ever before. Two important meetings in this regard have taken place over the past week. First, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a high level comprehensive meeting, where he talked about the concerns of unregulated crypto markets as they are allowing money…

Drums and songs: A look at the other side of PM Modi’s Glasgow visit

Seven years after he enthralled his audience in Japan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi played a drum on yet another foreign tour, in Glasgow, the Scottish city where the United Nations climate summit is underway. PM Modi was in Glasgow to attend the climate summit, COP26. COP stands for the Conference of the Parties that…

Explained: Why launch of Indian Space Association is significant

The Indian Space Association (ISpA) was formally launched Monday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as an industry body representing the various stakeholders in the Indian space domain with members comprising the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Bharti Airtel, OneWeb, Tata Group’s Nelco, L&T, MapMyIndia…

PM Visits Parliament Building Construction Site At Night, Inspects Work

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the construction site of the new Parliament building in Delhi late Sunday evening. Clad in a white kurta-churidar along with a safety helmet, he was seen inspecting the work-in-progress. Several photos showed PM Modi doing the first-hand inspection of the…

PM meets Council of Ministers to review performance of key ministries

With the BJP gearing up for crucial elections next year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday chaired a meeting of the Union Council of Ministers to review performance of key ministries. In the marathon meeting lasting nearly five hours — held, unusually, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan’s cultural centre,…

“Love Letter From Favorite Agency”: AAP On Enforcement Directorate Notice

New Delhi:  The Aam Aadmi Party has received a “love letter” from the Narendra Modi government’s “favourite agency”, AAP leader Raghav Chadha tweeted sarcastically on Monday morning, as he explained that the party had been served a notice from the Enforcement Directorate. Mr Chadha,…

PM’s “No Words Will Ever Do Justice…” Praise For BS Yediyurappa

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday showered praise on BS Yediyurappa as he congratulated the man who replaces him as Karnataka Chief Minister, Basavaraj Bommai. In tweets, PM Modi referred to “the monumental contribution” of Mr Yediyurappa, who resigned as Chief Minister on Monday…