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Narendra Modi addresses IIT-Bombay convocation ceremony, credits institutes for building ‘Brand India’ globally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the convocation ceremony at IIT-Bombay and said that the success of the IITs led to the creation of numerous engineering colleges around the country. These colleges were inspired by IITs, and this led to India becoming one of the world’s largest pools of technical manpower, Modi said. Lauding […]

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Narendra Modi hits back at Rahul Gandhi over his ‘bhagidar’ remark, calls it a compliment

Lucknow: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hit back at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for his ‘chowkidar-bhagidar’ remark, saying he took it as a compliment. “These days I am dubbed a ‘bhagidar’ (partner) and not ‘chowkidar’ (watchman). I feel honoured to be a ‘bhagidar’ of the problems of the poor,” the prime minister said, referring to […]

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PM in C’garh; dedicates hi-tech command & control centre to nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated to the nation the Integrated Command and Control Centre set up at Naya Raipur – the upcoming capital city of Chhattisgarh. The centre will control and monitor online water and power supply, sanitation, traffic movement, integrated building management, city connectivity and Internet infrastructure (data centre), under one roof. The monitoring of Naya Raipur […]

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Narendra Modi tweets #HumFitTohIndiaFit video, nominates HD Kumaraswamy and CWG champ Manika Batra

Almost a month after Virat Kohli challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a fitness challenge, which has become a viral rage on Twitter, the prime minister uploaded a two-minute video where he is seen walking, stretching and doing breathing exercise on a Panchtatvas track in his garden. Panchtatvas are the five elements — prithvi, jal, agni, vayu, aakash. “Here are moments from […]