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Live Mint
February 21, 2018
Crackdown on Ponzi schemes: Modi Cabinet clears Bill to ban unregulated deposits
Our government will introduce the Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, 2018, as part of a ‘Clean …
Tough Action! Govt constitutes an inter-ministerial group to look into deposit-collecting …
Live Mint
February 21, 2018
Union Cabinet approves private participation in commercial coal mining
Opening up of commercial coal mining for private sector is the most ambitious coal sector …
Modi Govt expects revenue from private commercial mining to help in the development of backward …
The Economic Times
February 21, 2018
The six rail projects approved by Union cabinet would cover 881 km of lines in Uttar Pradesh, …
The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approves six rail projects worth Rs over 11,000 cr
Modi Govt approves funds for line doubling with electrification on several Rail routes
Hindustan Times
February 21, 2018
PM Modi calls for “hackathons” in Indian Institutes of Technology for out-of-the-box ideas in …
Soil health cards had cut the use of chemical fertilisers by 8% to 10%, while increasing …
100% “neem coating” of urea has led to an higher crop efficiency & saved costs for farmers, …
Money Control
February 21, 2018
Under the PMAY(U), the housing and urban affairs ministry targets construction of about 1.2 …
#PradhanMantriAwasYojana Rs 60,000 crore urban housing fund gets cabinet approval
Union Cabinet approves extra-budgetary support for urban housing scheme
FirstPost
February 20, 2018
PM Modi’s #ParikshaPeCharcha with students brings a smile on their face: Prakash Javadekar
‘Friend’ PM Modi shared tips for stress-free exams, increasing concentration & time management …
Our children are ‘born politicians’, they know whom to approach to get their needs fulfilled, …
The Economic Times
February 20, 2018
Railways announces one of the largest recruitment processes for 89409 posts in Group C and D …
For Railways recruitment of Group C Level I and II posts, Ministry of Railways decides to …
Railway mega recruitment drive: Applications have been invited for assistant loco pilots, …
The Times Of India
February 20, 2018
As long as there is a Congress government in Karnataka, the state cannot progress, says PM Modi …
Karnataka does not require a 'commission' government but a 'mission' government led by the BJP: …
Despite the Congress ruling the country for over 50 years 4 crore families in the country are …
The Economic Times
February 19, 2018
The government is transforming the aviation sector and focusing on providing connectivity and …
Our aviation sector is growing tremendously, we've brought a policy that is transforming the …
Sagarmala project for port development is ushering not only development of ports but also port-…
The Financial Express
February 19, 2018
Govt's budget reforms have created a new work culture and are transforming the socio-economic …
Our budget is not limited to outlay, its focus is on outcome: PM Modi
We are moving in a direction where the state is policy driven, governance is performance driven,…
The Indian Express
February 19, 2018
PM Modi inaugurates Wadhwani Institute of Artificial Intelligence in Mumbai
With each wave of new technology, new opportunities arise, says PM Modi
Scientists need to identify the grand challenges that artificial intelligence can solve: PM Modi
Zee News
February 19, 2018
PM Modi to inaugurate the 22nd edition of the World Congress on Information Technology
PM Modi to deliver inaugural address through a video conference at WCIT in Hyderabad
WCIT in Hyderabad to witness participation of the who's who of the global IT industry
Live Mint
February 19, 2018
BJP and its forerunner Jana Sangh had since Independence led all agitations held in national …
Ours is a party committed to Rashtra Bhakti: PM Modi
Democracy is the party’s core value which enables it to take along allies successfully: PM Modi
The Times Of India
February 18, 2018
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani supports India's quest for a permanent seat in the #UNSC
Energy and transportation were two great potentials for building strategic cooperation between …
India and Iran pledge to stop the forces of terrorism and extremism, delinking it from religion
The Hindu
February 18, 2018
Iran joins hands with India to promote connectivity through the port of Chabahar
Chabahar is the golden gateway to Afghanistan and the Central Asian region: PM Modi
Iran welcomes Indian investment in setting up plants in sectors such as fertilizers, …
The Financial Express
February 18, 2018
PM Modi to unveil the Fourth Container Terminal at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) in Mumbai
Capacity at the JNPT will increase to a gigantic 24 lakh containers per year with the addition …
Fourth container terminal at JNPT built in record time, foundation stone was laid by PM Modi in 2015
The Times Of India
February 18, 2018
PM Modi to lay foundation stone for the Navi Mumbai international airport project
Navi Mumbai international airport, once operational, will meet Mumbai's growing air passenger …
Navi Mumbai airport to give Mumbai it's second airport, project to cost Rs. 16,000 crore
NDTV
February 18, 2018
PM Modi to inaugurate "Magnetic Maharashtra: Convergence 2018" conclave
Maharashtra intends to sign nearly 5,000 MoUs, with an investment of Rs 10 lakh crore
Magnetic Maharashtra: PM Modi to interact with corporate chiefs along with Chief Minister …
The Economic Times
February 18, 2018
PM Modi holds substantive and productive talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
India and Iran agree to deepen cooperation in key areas of security, trade and energy
India and Iran sign nine key pacts, including one on double taxation avoidance
The Times Of India
February 17, 2018
#ParikshaPeCharcha: You're talking to a friend's and not the Prime Minister of India, Modi …
PM Modi shares tips to boost confidence, concentration and time management during #…
#ParikshaPeCharcha: PM underlines importance of stress free exams, urges parents not to make …
Hindustan Times
February 17, 2018
#ParikshaPeCharcha: Student asks PM Modi about his exam, to which PM replies he has wishes of …
#ParikshaPeCharcha: Results should not be the sole goal and the focus must remain on learning, …
Children of this country are born politicians, says PM Modi during #ParikshaPeCharcha with his ‘…
Hindustan Times
February 17, 2018
#ParikshaPeCharcha: PM Modi's unique interaction becomes a stress buster for children appearing …
#ParikshaPeCharcha: Students from across the country join PM Modi for a chat on stress free exams
PM Modi shares tips for stress free examinations in his #ParikshaPeCharcha masterclass
DD News
February 17, 2018
India believes in growth but committed to environment: PM Modi
Prime Minister Modi says that India ranks high on the green-ness consumption pattern index
Use of technology can help achieve the goal of sustainable and equitable development while …
NDTV
February 17, 2018
In October 2015, PM Modi had laid the foundation stone for this terminal which will double JNPT'…
PM Modi to inaugurate the country's largest container terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust …
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust's Fourth Container Terminal to boost container trade and logistics …
The Economic Times
February 17, 2018
India continues to be the fastest growing aviation market in the world: Aviation Minister
Indian carriers carry 11.4 million passengers in January 2018, up from 9.5 million in January 2017
IndiGo remains the leader in terms of passenger carriage, by flying 39.7% of the total …
Business Standard
February 17, 2018
#ParikshaPeCharcha: Self confidence comes by challenging ourselves and working hard, we should …
#ParikshaPeCharcha: Yoga is a wonderful way to improve one's concentration, advises PM Modi to …
#ParikshaPeCharcha: PM Modi asserts to not compete with others but instead advises students to …
Business Standard
February 16, 2018
India and Iran will discuss regional & international issues of mutual interest during a three-…
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani to address a congregation at the historic Mecca Masjid in …
Iran President Rouhani begins his India visit from Hyderabad, his visit will bolster ties …
ET HealthWorld
February 16, 2018
PM Modi asks Arunachal government to frame a new health policy and work to attract private …
The Centre has saved Rs 54,000 crore through Aadhaar-enabled direct benefit transfer of about …
The scale of #AyushmanBharat scheme is un-parallelled & it will bring a paradigm shift in our …
Zee News
February 16, 2018
#ParikshaPeCharcha PM Modi will interact with students on February 16 at Delhi's Talkatora Stadium
The Prime Minister’s book – ‘Exam Warriors’ offers 25 mantras to counter exam stress
#ParikshaPeCharcha PM Modi to connect with lakhs of students & thousands of schools across the …
Live Mint
February 15, 2018
Piyush Goyal announces the railway recruitment drive, saying there were Group D openings for 62,…
It’s raining jobs! The latest railway recruitment drive aims to hire 89,000 Group C and D …
Railways Recruitment Drive: 26,502 vacancies for the posts of assistant loco pilots and …
ET Energy
February 15, 2018
PM Modi to interact with top business heads and CEOs during the three-day ' Convergence 2018' …
#MagneticMaharashtra is conceptualised on four main pillars - Employment, Sustainability, …
PM Modi to open the #MagneticMaharashtra investment Summit on Feb 18 with top CEOs from across …
The Times Of India
February 15, 2018
Government-to-people payments such as direct transfer of cash, has led to increase in …
More than 200% increase in volumes of cashin, cash-out between 2015 and 2017 in #JanDhan …
Aadhaar linkage and mobile use are key elements in the Govt’s financial inclusion scheme, says …
The Times Of India
February 15, 2018
Government announces most far reaching higher education reforms
Niti Aayog recommendations bring about substantive change in the core regulations under …
Category I universities to have the freedom to open research parks, incubation centres and …
The Indian Express
February 15, 2018
PM Modi to launch DD Arun Prabha, a new 24×7 satellite television channel of Doordarshan for …
PM Modi to lay the foundation stone of the Academic Block of the Tomo Riba Institute of Health …
The Prime Minister to participate in the inauguration of the Dorjee Khandu state convention …
The Financial Express
February 14, 2018
Over 100 beneficiaries of LPG scheme for poor families meet PM Modi
PM Modi emphasises on the need to end all forms of discrimination against the girl child while …
PM Modi exhorts beneficiaries of LPG scheme to work towards ensuring cleanliness in their villages
FirstPost
February 14, 2018
#SwachhBharat A total of six crore toilets have been built in the last four years: Govt
Our target is to build two crore toilets by the next FY under #SwachhBharat, says Union …
The NDA government initially planned to provide free LPG connections to five crore poor women, …
ANI News
February 14, 2018
Indian Railways sets target of training 30,000 apprentices under #SkillIndia program
Railway recognises that skill development of the labour force is an important component of …
Railways to train 30 thousand apprentices in its 16 Zonal Units and 7 Production Units: Report
Deccan Chronicle
February 14, 2018
PM Modi has changed the mindset from a shortage of funds to availability of funds for every …
Piyush Goyal says that modernising of Railways would not only address rail safety, but also …
We plan to invest about Rs 73,000 crore in safety-related issues of Indian Railways next year: …
Live Mint
February 14, 2018
In big push for defence, Modi government approves Rs16,000 crore plan to buy arms for military
The Defence Acquisition Council approves procurement of 740,000 assault rifles & 5,719 sniper …
DAC fast tracks procurement of the three main personal weapons, i.e., rifles, carbines and …
The Financial Express
February 13, 2018
Centre making efforts to connect all villages through road network by 2019
Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna: Centre aims to connect all villages by next year
Centre precedes deadline for connecting all villages through road network from 2022 to 2019
The Economic Times
February 13, 2018
This Oman visit is one I will cherish for a long time to come: PM Modi
Oman visit has helped in building upon the centuries-old ties between our enterprising people, …
Oman visit will impart a substantial momentum to our relations in all spheres, including trade …
The Times Of India
February 13, 2018
PM Modi’s visit to west Asia clears the way for turning India into a regional oil storage and …
After PM Modi's visit, UAE’s ADNOC getting ready to park its crude in Indian storage facility
UAE’s ADNOC will park 5,860,000 million barrels of crude at ISPRL’s Mangalore storage facility
The Times Of India
February 13, 2018
National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority revises the price of drug eluting stents (DES) …
Cardiac stents to now cost less, NPPA caps prices just under Rs. 28,000
Prices of drug eluting stents revised downwards, revised price caps will remain in effect till …
The Financial Express
February 13, 2018
Demonetisation gives momentum to digital transactions: IMPS grows 86% to 98 million
UPI transaction volumes jump 74 times between December 2016 and December 2017
PPIs, comprising mainly of mobile wallets and prepaid cards, see transaction volumes rise 22.5% …
Gulf News
February 12, 2018
PM Modi visits the UAE and Oman, meets Gulf leaders and industry captains
PM Modi addresses #WorldGovernmentSummit in Dubai for which India was the Guest of Honour
PM Modi addresses Indian community in Oman at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat from …
Muscat Daily
February 12, 2018
PM Modi discusses about the economic opportunities in India and the series of reforms …
PM Modi briefs GCC corporates on ease of doing business in India
A total of 10 billion US$ worth of investments was announced during the PM’s meeting with GCC …
Business Standard
February 12, 2018
ONGC Videsh-led consortium picks up 10% stake in UAE’s Zakum oilfield
ONGC Videsh, IOC and a unit of BPCL pays $600 million for a 10% stake in the UAE’s offshore oil …
UAE-India energy ties get a boost with concession deal, sign 'historic' oil agreement
Business Standard
February 12, 2018
PM Modi, Sultan Qaboos discuss measures to strengthen cooperation in trade and investment, …
Sultan Qaboos appreciates the contribution of "honest and hard working" Indian nationals in the …
India, Oman sign 8 agreements, including an MoU on legal and judicial cooperation in civil and …
Times Of Oman
February 12, 2018
Indian companies have a strong and effective presence in the Omani economy, says Indian …
India, Oman sign eight agreements during PM Narendra Modi's Muscat visit
The MoUs have been signed between two countries to enhance the Omani-Indian historic relations, …
Live Mint
February 12, 2018
PM Modi issues a warning against the use of cyberspace for radicalization & making huge …
Technology had also helped India introduce the goods and services tax which had united India …
PM Modi says his govt was using technology-enabled Aadhaar unique identity numbers to ensure …