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Indian Ambassador to US briefs PM Modi on COVID-19 developments, challenges

Washington D.C. | March 31, 2020 1:42:04 AM IST
Indian Ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu on Monday briefed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the developments and challenges pertaining to COVID 19 and ways in which India and US effort can partner to overcome them.... read..
 

Uttarakhand BJP MLA starts 'Modi Kitchens'

Mussoorie |Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
BJP MLA Ganesh Joshi from Mussoorie in Uttarakhand has started four 'Modi Kitchens' to feed the families of labourers and daily wagers affected by the nationwide lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic.... read..
 

Modi asks envoys to identify countries for procuring medical equipment

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked all envoys of India across the world, during an unprecedented video-conference, to identify countries for procurement of medical equipment and ensure smooth international trade for essential supplies through th... read..
 

Index of panic up but trust in Modi govt intact: IANS CVoter Covid Tracker

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
The index of panic as per the IANS CVoter Covid Tracker has shot up in the week ending March 29 with more people, around 22 per cent, afraid that they or someone in the family can catch the coronavirus.... read..
 

Modi lauds Omar Abdullah for avoiding gathering on uncle's death

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appreciated former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for avoiding large gathering on uncle's death.... read..
 

Over 83% trust Modi govt will handle COVID-19 crisis well

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
As the Narendra Modi-led central government is leaving no stone unturned in fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic, 83.5 per cent people from various states "trust in government" in handling the crisis.... read..
 

Modi greets Rajasthan on state day

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted Rajasthan on the state day and wished the progress of the people will continue.... read..
 

Entire nation is facing COVID-19 challenge with immense resilience, grit, patience: PM Modi

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 7:41:29 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the entire nation is displaying 'immense resilience, grit, and patience in facing the challenge of COVID-19.'... read..
 

PM Modi interacts with Indian envoys abroad, urges them to be alert to developments in fight against COVID-19

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 9:11:27 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with Indian ambassadors and high commissioners abroad and urged them to remain alert to developments in global efforts against COVID-19 including breakthroughs to help the country's fight against the coron... read..
 

Combating COVID-19: PM Modi interacts with members of welfare organisations

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 4:11:38 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with the members of various social welfare organisations through video conferencing over the fight against COVID-19.... read..
 

BCD chairman writes to PM Modi seeking to extend financial year till June 30

New Delhi | March 30, 2020 8:11:38 PM IST
Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) Chairman KC Mittal on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking to extend the financial year, ending on March 31, 2020, till June 30, 2020, due to the lockdown imposed in the wake of coronavirus.... read..
 

PM Modi's 21-day lockdown is model for COVID-19 affected countries, say activists

Washington D.C. | March 30, 2020 9:11:36 AM IST
At a time when the world is fighting COVID-19 pandemic and several countries are grappling with the rising cases of coronavirus, the initiatives taken by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for containing the menace are being lauded by many activists ... read..
 

Lockdown Diaries: Modi shares fitness routine, yoga videos

New Delhi |Monday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday shared his fitness routine during the coronavirus lockdown with the public, saying practising Yoga has been an integral part of his life for many years.... read..
 

I seek forgiveness from all, especially poor for lockdown: Narendra Modi

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 11:41:31 AM IST
Addressing the 63rd edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked for the forgiveness of all countrymen, and especially the poor, for the nationwide lockdown in the country in the view of the novel coronavirus.... read..
 

AIMIM MLAs distribute ration kits, essential commodities to people in Hyderabad amid COVID-19 lockdown

Hyderabad (Telangana) | March 29, 2020 12:41:29 PM IST
All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) MLAs and party workers on Saturday distributed ration and essential commodities to the poor and needy in various constituencies here in Hyderabad in view of the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.... read..
 

People delivering essential services during COVID-19 lockdown are real heroes, says PM Modi

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 12:41:27 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the real-life heroes, who are working even during the COVID-19 lockdown period, to ensure the essential needs of the people are fulfilled.... read..
 

PM Modi thanks 'courage and dedication' of nurses in war against coronavirus

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 3:11:45 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday thanked the "courage and dedication" of nurses who are fighting a war against COVID-19.... read..
 

Modi apologises for harsh steps to fight COVID-19

New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday during his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' apologised for taking harsh steps to fight COVID-19 outbreak.... read..
 

PM Modi praised our courage to fight coronavirus, says son of COVID-19 survivor

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) | March 29, 2020 6:11:31 PM IST
Amit Kapoor, son of Ashok Kapoor with whom Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted during 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday, said the Prime Minister praised the courage of the six family members, who recovered from the coronavirus infection.... read..
 

PM Modi hails Suresh Raina for donation to relief fund

New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday praised batsman Suresh Raina for the donation that he said he has pledged to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM-CARES) Fund.... read..
 

Battle against COVID-19 required harsh decisions to keep India safe: PM Modi

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 12:11:43 PM IST
The battle against coronavirus is a tough one and it required harsh decisions to keep India safe, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first Mann Ki Baat after the 21-day lockdown was imposed in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.... read..
 

'Take inspiration from frontline soldiers': PM Modi hails medical staff

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 12:11:31 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hailed frontline soldiers, including doctors, nurses and paramedical staff, who are battling against the COVID-19 pandemic and said that all should take inspiration from them.... read..
 

PM Modi's 21-day lockdown is model for COVID-19 affected countries

Washington D.C. | March 29, 2020 9:11:29 PM IST
At a time when the world is fighting COVID-19 pandemic and several countries are grappling with the rising cases of coronavirus, the initiatives taken by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for containing the menace are being lauded by many activists ... read..
 

Use lockdown period to connect with yourself, family and passion: PM Modi

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 1:11:32 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that people should utilise the COVID-19 lockdown period to connect with themselves, their family and also with their passion.... read..
 

Rahul Gandhi urges PM Modi to take India' unique condition into account, as govt may have to extend lockdown further

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 3:41:51 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to take India's conditions into account, which thereby mandates taking "different steps than other large countries who are following a total lockdown strategy."... read..
 

Raid at supermarkets in Hyderabad selling essential commodities at high prices

Hyderabad (Telangana) | March 29, 2020 5:11:34 AM IST
Raids were conducted at supermarkets here which were selling essential commodities at high prices and maintaining poor hygiene amid nationwide lockdown.... read..
 

People breaking law playing with their lives, says PM Modi on COVID-19 lockdown

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 12:11:38 PM IST
In the 63rd edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged people to follow the rules of the nationwide lockdown, stating that 'people breaking the law are playing with their lives'.... read..
 

Extend compassion and cooperation to those quarantined, decrease emotional distance: PM Modi

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 1:41:38 PM IST
Addressing the 63rd edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condemned instances of misbehaviour against home-quarantined people, and stated that one should instead extend 'compassion and cooperation' t... read..
 

PM Modi remembers Air Vice Marshal (Retd.) Chandan Singh Rathore on his demise

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 11:41:43 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday remembered Air Vice Marshal (Retd.) Chandan Singh Rathore on his demise.... read..
 

Why 4-hour notice for 21-day lockdown, Modiji: Sibal

New Delhi |Sunday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
With thousands of migrant labourers forced to walk hundreds of km back to their native states, senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly making no proper preparations before announcing the 21-day natio... read..
 

PM Modi lauds spirit of COVID-19 survivors, urges them to share their success with people

New Delhi | March 29, 2020 1:41:29 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that people should not think of COVID-19 quarantine facilities as a prison and spoke with two survivors of the infection during his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat' to establish that it was curable.... read..
 

Mamata Banerjee distributes essential commodities to people amid lockdown

Kolkata (West Bengal) | March 28, 2020 4:41:28 AM IST
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday distributed essential commodities to people at Kalighat night shelter amid nationwide lockdown.... read..
 

Meghalaya CM reviews arrangements for selling essential commodities

Shillong (Meghalaya) | March 28, 2020 11:41:37 AM IST
Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Friday took to streets to review preparedness of concerned authorities to contain coronavirus spread and arrangements made for selling essential commodities amid the nationwide lockdown.... read..
 

Narendra Modi interacts with AYUSH professionals over COVID-19

New Delhi | March 28, 2020 2:11:26 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday interacted with Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH) professionals from around the country through video conferencing on the coronavirus pandemic situation.... read..
 

Combating COVID-19: PM Modi interacts with student evacuated from China, Pune nurse

New Delhi | March 28, 2020 3:41:28 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday held a telephonic conversation with a student evacuated from China's Wuhan city and a nurse at the Naidu Hospital in Pune to motivate them to combat COVID-19 pandemic.... read..
 

Kerala Chief Minister writes to PM Modi on Karnataka Police blocking key highway

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) | March 28, 2020 1:41:34 PM IST
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi drawing his attention to Karnataka Police's action of blocking the Thalassery-Coorg State Highway-30, a lifeline for ferrying essential commodities to the State.... read..
 

Delhi Police distributes food, essential commodities during lockdown

New Delhi | March 28, 2020 4:11:41 PM IST
While the migrant labourers and daily wage workers are facing many problems due to paucity of jobs in the national capital owing to the nationwide lockdown, the Delhi Police has started distributing food, water, and medicines at multiple locations to them... read..
 

PM Modi to RJs: Spread news of recovery, celebrate corona warriors

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with Radio Jockeys (RJs) via video conference where he appreciated the role played by the RJs in spreading awareness about COVID-19. He said it is praiseworthy that even in lockdown, RJs are discharging th... read..
 

PM Modi expresses condolences on passing away of Beni Prasad Verma

New Delhi | March 28, 2020 1:11:32 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed condolences over the death of former union minister Beni Prasad Verma and said his thoughts were with the family and supporters of the deceased leader.... read..
 

Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday, first since Covid-19 lockdown

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
For the first time since India went into the lockdown mode in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday.... read..
 

Radio can play a huge role in fighting COVID-19: PM Modi

New Delhi | March 28, 2020 4:41:45 PM IST
In the wake of rising COVID-19 cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asserted the importance of radio in the fight against the deadly virus.... read..
 

PM Modi announces PM-CARES Fund for fight against coronavirus

New Delhi | March 28, 2020 8:11:39 PM IST
Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the creation of the PM-Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (CARES) Fund and urged people to make donations to support the government in fight against coronavirus.... read..
 

Noida Authority allows home delivery of essential commodities

Noida (Uttar Pradesh) | March 28, 2020 5:41:27 AM IST
The Noida Authority has allowed home delivery of essential items amid nationwide lockdown. Ritu Maheshwari, chief executive officer of the Noida Authority said that vegetable stalls will be set up at many places in the region.... read..
 

Modi extends best wishes to Covid-19 positive UK counterpart

New Delhi |Saturday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Soon after his UK counterpart Boris Johnson on Friday revealed that he had tested positive for Covid-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took extended his wishes for his speedy recovery.... read..
 

Borrow from RBI and give Rs 1 lakh cr to states: TN CM to Modi

Chennai |Saturday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday requested the Central government to grant Rs 9,000 crore to the state for coronavirus impact relief works after borrowing from Reserve Bank of India.... read..
 

Combating COVID-19: Gehlot seeks Rs 1 lakh cr financial assistance for States from PM Modi

Jaipur (Rajasthan) | March 28, 2020 9:41:31 PM IST
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting financial assistance of Rs 1 lakh crore for the states in the wake of the ongoing lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic.... read..
 

PM Modi hold talks with Amir of Qatar, discuss impact of COVID-19 pandemic

New Delhi | March 27, 2020 2:11:27 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday had a telephonic conversation with Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad al Thani, the Amir of Qatar and discussed the ongoing developments related to the COVID-19 global pandemic and its social and economic impact.... read..
 

COVID-19 : PM Modi interacts with RJs, appreciates role in creating awareness

New Delhi | March 27, 2020 10:11:33 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with Radio Jockeys (RJs) via video conferencing and appreciated the role played by them in spreading awareness about COVID-19.... read..
 

PM Modi expresses condolences on passing away of Brahma Kumaris chief Rajyogini Dadi Janki

New Delhi | March 27, 2020 9:41:43 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed condolences on the passing away of Rajyogini Dadi Janki, the chief of Brahma Kumaris.... read..
 

Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation ropes in 28 stores for essential commodities delivery

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) | March 27, 2020 6:41:28 AM IST
Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has roped in 28 stores, outlets to ensure the delivery of goods to people in the city amid lockdown.... read..
 

PM Modi welcomes RBI's decisions to safeguard economy from coronavirus impact

New Delhi | March 27, 2020 1:11:35 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday lauded the decisions taken by the Reserve Bank of India to combat the economic slowdown triggered by the coronavirus lockdown and said that it will improve liquidity, reduce the cost of funds and help the middle clas... read..
 
 
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