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PM’s ratings on handling Covid 19 going strong at 77.3%

PM’s ratings on handling Covid 19 going strong at 77.3%

🕔07:38, 24.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 24  The Narendra Modi government still enjoys high approval ratings for its handling of the Covid-19 situation in India with more than three-fourths of respondents endorsing how the government is dealing with the crisis, as per the

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Modi Cabinet expansion likely in August

Modi Cabinet expansion likely in August

🕔07:56, 11.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 11  The second term of the Narendra Modi government is likely to see its first cabinet expansion after the end of ‘Sawan’. The month of Sawan, which started on July 6, will end on August 3. Party

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India plans to curb weapons imports, focus on domestic manufacturing

India plans to curb weapons imports, focus on domestic manufacturing

🕔18:38, 10.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 10  Under its “Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan”, the Narendra Modi government has decided to soon initiate procurement of arms and ammunition from local industries to reduce import dependence on foreign Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). This is a

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PMO focuses on ‘construction sector’, creating jobs

PMO focuses on ‘construction sector’, creating jobs

🕔07:16, 5.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 5 In a bid to boost economy and revive the construction sector in the country, the Narendra Modi government has directed all ministries and departments to expedite pending payments to contractors and construction companies. The objective is to

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Aramco keen to partner in Modi’s mega refinery project

Aramco keen to partner in Modi’s mega refinery project

🕔07:26, 13.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 13  If all goes well, the world’s leading oil company Saudi Aramco would soon be India’s key strategic partner in Narendra Modi government’s mega project, the West Coast Refinery, worth over Rs 4 lakh crore. The refinery

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It’s official, 23 PSUs up for strategic disinvestment

It’s official, 23 PSUs up for strategic disinvestment

🕔07:42, 24.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 24  The Narendra Modi government has decided to go for strategic disinvestment of 23 Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs). The budget estimate for the move in 2019-20 has been set at Rs 1,05,000 crore. The Finance Ministry informed

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GST to spur assessee base by 80%: Jaitley

GST to spur assessee base by 80%: Jaitley

🕔09:14, 19.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 19  The Narendra Modi government has introduced the much-needed second generation reforms with several game-changing decisions over the last five years, said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday, cheering the GST introduction, saying it will increase the

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India-Africa ties to redefine international order on egalitarian lines: Sushma Swaraj

India-Africa ties to redefine international order on egalitarian lines: Sushma Swaraj

🕔18:42, 19.Jan 2019

Gandhinagar, Jan 19  Highlighting the Narendra Modi government’s focus on Africa as a top priority in its foreign and economic policy, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday said that strong India-Africa relations would redefine the contours of the international

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Did not write off any corporate loans: Jaitley

Did not write off any corporate loans: Jaitley

🕔15:30, 2.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 2  Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday that the Narendra Modi-government has not written off any corporate loans and such assumptions were just “misconceptions”. “Let me clarify that neither the government nor the banks wrote

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India will become self-sufficient in oilseeds and pulses soon: Minister

India will become self-sufficient in oilseeds and pulses soon: Minister

🕔09:41, 17.Jul 2017

New Delhi, July 17 Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Sunday said India will be in position to become self-sufficient in pulses and oilseeds in next few years thanks to introduction of seeds of better quality and various steps of

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India Inc expects Modi government focus on rural economy: Assocham

India Inc expects Modi government focus on rural economy: Assocham

🕔09:52, 25.May 2015

New Delhi, May 25  On the eve of the Narendra Modi government completing one year in office, industry body Assocham said on Sunday that it expects further reform initiatives in the next two quarters along with more attention to the

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Saudi keen to participate in Make in India, says envoy

Saudi keen to participate in Make in India, says envoy

🕔13:09, 8.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 8  Saudi Arabia, the largest supplier of crude oil to India, is keen to participate in the Make in India initiative of the Narendra Modi government and has asked its businesspeople to explore the opportunities in India

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Smart cities’ selection to start by month-end: Venkaiah Naidu

Smart cities’ selection to start by month-end: Venkaiah Naidu

🕔11:30, 7.Apr 2015

New Delhi, April 7  The Narendra Modi government’s plan to set up smart cities in the country will get off the ground by the end of this month with the start of the selection process, Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah

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Make in India in focus during Qatar Emir’s visit

Make in India in focus during Qatar Emir’s visit

🕔09:50, 21.Mar 2015

New Delhi, March 21  The Narendra Modi government’s ‘Make in India’ would be in focus during the visit of Qatar’s Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani to India next week, during which India would also seek to invest in major

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India seeks to attract global firms to invest in aerospace

India seeks to attract global firms to invest in aerospace

🕔11:18, 18.Feb 2015

Bengaluru, Feb 18  Taking up the Narendra Modi government’s ‘Make in India’ campaign avidly, the defence ministry is pulling all stops to ensure global firms invest in the fledgling aerospace industry so it can reduce imports and achieve self-reliance. “In

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Modi government will make India truly green country: Goyal

Modi government will make India truly green country: Goyal

🕔11:16, 7.Feb 2015

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Narendra Modi government is committed to making India “a truly green country” while balancing its growth imperative and environment safety, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said Thursday. In view of the prime minister’s emphasis on scaling

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NITI Aayog replaces Planning Commission; Modi assures more say for states

NITI Aayog replaces Planning Commission; Modi assures more say for states

🕔10:12, 2.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 2  The Narendra Modi government began the New Year replacing the 65-year- old Planning Commission with a new institution named NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, where the prime minister would continue as chairperson of the

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Hi-Tech Producer: INDIA TAKES FIRST STEP…

Hi-Tech Producer: INDIA TAKES FIRST STEP…

🕔14:45, 13.Oct 2014

Hi-Tech Producer INDIA TAKES FIRST STEP By Shivaji Sarkar The Narendra Modi government is getting into action mode. It has set the defence industry free from controls of the socialist era and mulls over Production Price Index (PPI) to replace

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India to host all 54 African Union countries in December summit

India to host all 54 African Union countries in December summit

🕔18:54, 22.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 22 In a major signal to Africa, a continent which had felt neglected by the previous UPA government, the Narendra Modi government is set to host all the 54 African Union countries at the India-Africa Forum Summit

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High-powered diplomacy for Modi government in September

High-powered diplomacy for Modi government in September

🕔22:07, 13.Aug 2014

New Delhi, Aug 13 September is set to be a very busy foreign policy month for the Narendra Modi government, with five high-priority visits – incoming and outgoing – on the anvil, including President Pranab Mukherjee’s visit to Vietnam —

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