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9 January, 2018 1:06 AM PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate first PIO Parliamentary Conference in Delhi today

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday inaugurate the first Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) Parliamentary Conference in the 'Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra' at Chanakyapuri here. As many as 124 Members of Parliament and 17 mayors from 23 countries will participate in this conference. While 124 MPs from the UK, Canada, Fiji, Kenya, Mauritius 56

26 February, 2017 7:11 AM India needs more scientists to harness technology: PM

New Delhi, Feb 26 (PTI) India needs more scientists to harness technology for the benefit of the common man, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today while hailing the scientific community for the record launch of 104 satellites and the successful test-firing of a new missile. "The attraction for science among our young generation should increase. The country 37

26 February, 2017 7:11 AM Digital payments will help fight corruption: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed several issues of popular interest on his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ broadcast today. Spring is arriving, there is greenery all around, Palash flowers show the arrival of Holi. Poet Amir Khusro has described this season of Basant Panchami, Mahashivratri and Holi. It brings colour and positivity. I thank people for the overwhelming 64

29 August, 2016 9:33 AM Centre mulls Rs 2,000 crore package for displaced families from PoK

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the issues of human rights abuse in PoK and Balochistan twice this month, the government is preparing a Rs 2,000 crore package for the displaced families from PoK. Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed concerns about the human rights issues of people living in PoK, some reports suggest that the government 321

28 August, 2016 9:48 AM Narendra Modi's big plan for people displaced from PoK – A Rs 2,000 crore package

New Delhi: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed concerns over "gross human rights" situation in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir and Balochistan region, the government has proposed a Rs 2,000-crore package for people displaced from PoK living in India. The Home Ministry is expected to put forward the details of the package before the Cabinet for approval 245

27 August, 2016 5:31 PM Government readies Rs 2,000 crore package for refugees from PoK

Amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi's overtures to people of PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan, the government is all set to announce a Rs 2,000 crore package for displaced people of Pakistan occupied Kashmir living in the country. The Home Ministry is expected to place the details of the package before the Union Cabinet for approval soon, a senior 115

17 June, 2015 4:16 PM Chidambaram

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday rubbished Lalit Modi's accusations against the erstwhile UPA government, and put forth several questions to the BJP government. "The complete answer to Mr Lalit Modi's accusations against UPA can be found in the letters to the UK Chancellor. Release them," Chidambaram, a senior Congress leader, tweeted 22

17 June, 2015 10:32 AM Sushma Swaraj, Vasundhara Raje must clarify on allegations: Digvijaya

NEW DELHI: Continuing his attack on the BJP over the Sushma Swaraj-Lalit Modi row, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Wednesday said that the external affairs minister must clarify if she met the former IPL chief at a London hotel last year minus representatives of the Indian high commission. "Is it a fact that Sushma ji met Keith Vaz and Lalit Modi in the London 21 2

23 February, 2015 8:12 AM Full text of President's speech to Parliament

Given below is the full text of the President's address to the joint session of Parliament ahead of the Budget Session:Honourable Members,1. In this New Year full of aspirations and hope, I welcome you to the Joint Sitting of the Two Houses of the Parliament with the belief that your deliberations will be productive and useful.2. Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee 61

23 February, 2015 7:59 AM President's joint address to Parliament -

Focusing on the government's vision of 'Sab ka saath, sab ka vikas', President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday delivered his joint address in the joint session of Parliament. "We have taken out several measures, including smart cities, sanitation etc.," he said. He also added that the government has controlled inflation to stimulate economy assuring that a strong 38