PM Modi talks about water conservation in his radio address 'Mann Ki Baat'| Oneindia News
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PM Modi talks about water conservation in his radio address 'Mann Ki Baat'| Oneindia News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 74th edition of his monthly radio address, Mann Ki Baat and spoke about various issues concerning the nation, including water conservation and coronavirus.
President Kovind, PM Modi paid homage to BR Ambedkar on his 130th birth anniversary. PM Modi paid his tribute to Ambedkar while addressing the Association of Indian Universities. He also took to twitter saying Ambedkar gave a strong foundation to independent India. VP Venkaiah Naidu paid floral tribute to Ambedkar at his residence in Delhi. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla also paid tribute to the Father of Indian Constitution. BSP supremo Mayawati remembered Ambedkar's legacy on his birth anniversary. DMK chief MK Stalin paid a floral tribute to BR Ambedkar at Koyambedu in Chennai. Dr Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on 14 April, 1891 in Mhow of Madhya Pradesh. Termed as the father of Indian constitution, he always worked for the welfare of deprived people. Ambedkar was conferred with Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, in 1990.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Dr BR Ambedkar's contribution to India on his 130th birth anniversary, while addressing the 95th Association of Indian Universities annual meeting via on April 14. "Babasaheb Ambedkar gave a strong foundation to independent India so the nation could move forward while strengthening its democratic heritage," said PM.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated King Abdullah II and the people of Jordan on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the state of Jordan. In his video message, the Prime Minister expressed his heartiest congratulations and warm greetings to His Majesty King Abdullah II and the people of Jordan. “India and Jordan are united in the belief that moderation and peaceful co-existence were essential for peace and prosperity. The two sides will continue to walk side by side in their joint efforts for a greater future for all humanity,” said PM Modi. Watch the full video for more.
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Passionate about water conservation and nature, Mayur Shah said that he was speechless when Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted his comment during Mann Ki Baat on February 28. Mayur Shah said, "My first reaction was my jaw dropped, I was speechless. We are ardent listener of Mann Ki Baat but never in the dream had we thought that he will pick and highlight what I wrote. We feel extremely blessed." Mayur had requested Prime Minister to highlight and appreciate people of Assam. Mayur said, "I had requested PM to use his platform and congratulate people of Assam for water conservation efforts in Kaziranga that has led to growth in waterfowls there, it is helping lot of migratory birds."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his radio programme, Mann Ki Baat on February 28 had answered a question asked by Aparna Reddy, who hails from Mohali. Expressing happiness over it, Aparna Reddy said, "I was at a wedding when someone called and told me that Modi ji had answered my question in Mann Ki Baat, I liked what he said. I think earlier also he had mentioned somewhere in 2018 that he regrets not learning the ancient Tamil language."Aparna had asked, "You have been PM for so many years and were CM for so many years. Do you ever feel that something is missing?" To which PM Modi replied that h considers not learning Tamil as one of his shortcomings. "I pondered over this and told myself that one of my shortcomings was that I could not make much effort to learn Tamil, the oldest language in the world. I could not get myself to learn Tamil," said PM Modi.
With the arrest of accused Raj Kumar Saigal, Thakurdas Mondal, and Munna Lal, Crime Branch of Delhi police busted the Kolkata-based gang of cheaters, indulged in the "Rice Puller" scam. Accused persons formed many companies, all based in Kolkata, West Bengal. These alleged companies further made some brokers across India. The task of such brokers was to search potential parties and lure them to purchase their antique precious rare metal "Rice Puller". The accused persons demanded money from innocent people in the name of testing of such radioactive material by ISRO and DRDO claiming to be an expensive process. A Delhi-based businessman was duped by the gang to the tune of approx. Rs 11 lakh. In this regard, police registered a case, and an investigation was taken up. During the course of the investigation, on the basis of scrutiny of CDRs of suspected mobile numbers and tip-off, the police team conducted raids at Kolkata and Faridabad and arrested all three accused. Further investigation of the case is in progress.
Soon after the successful launch of Amazonia-1 and 18 other satellites, ISRO Chief K Sivan on February 28 said that India is proud to launch the first satellite designed and integrated by Brazil. "In this mission, India and ISRO, feel extremely proud to launch the first satellite designed, integrated by Brazil. The satellite is in very good health. I congratulate the Brazilian team," said ISRO Chief.
ISRO's PSLV-C51 carrying Amazonia-1 and 18 other satellites was launched from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota on February 28 from 09:50 hrs IST onwards. PSLV-C51 is the first dedicated commercial mission of NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), a government of India company under the Department of Space.
India has once again breached another grim milestone in the battle against the Coronavirus Pandemic, as it recorded 1,84,372 new Covid-19 cases in the highest single-day spike ever since the pandemic began last year. With the fresh cases, the country's positive cases tally has mounted to 1.38 Crore.
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Madhya Pradesh's health infrastructure stands exposed in the battle against the Coronavirus Pandemic.
In a bizarre incident, a gardener at a government hospital in Sanchi in Madhya Pradesh's Raisen district was assigned to collect samples for Covid-19 tests. Halke Ram was seen collecting samples while people, who came to get themselves tested for the infection at the hospital, were seen performing a 'self' Covid test.
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As India continues to reel under the Coronavirus Pandemic with breaching a grim milestone each day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday urged state governments to test more even if that meant higher reporting of the infection. PM told chief ministers at the virtual meet on Covid that lockdowns should be avoided altogether. PM asked states to check the rise in cases on a war footing, while stressing that efforts must be strengthened in the next three to four weeks.
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Just when the world has been reeling under the Coronavirus Pandemic for over a year now, another cause for worry is here. For the first time, researchers have found traces of a superbug, a multidrug-resistant organism, on remote sandy beaches of India that can lead to the next deadly pandemic. In a landmark discovery, scientists now have clear evidence of Candida auris. Also called C auris is known as a superbug because it can resist the main anti-fungal treatments.
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Fears over the Coronavirus Pandemic in India loom large again, as India continues to see a surge in Covid caseloadwith a huge spike of 35,871 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the highest since early December. The government yesterday said a total of 70 districts in 16 states have seen an increase of more than 150 per cent active cases between March 1 and 15. Across Maharashtra, 23,179 new coronavirus cases were logged on Wednesday, the highest this year.
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A video of CM of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu driving Mahindra's Thar through muddy and rough terrain is grabbing eyeballs on social media and leaving car enthusiasts, including Anand Mahindra himself, in awe.
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A video of School students singing ‘Hum sab Bharatiya he’ (We are all Indians) is going viral on twitter. The video was taken in Vijaynagar area in Changlang district and was shared by Arunachal Pradesh CM Pema Khandu’s official twitter handle.
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Arunachal Pradesh became a coronavirus-free state on Sunday with the three active cases recovering from the disease. The total caseload in the northeastern state remained at 16,836, while the number of recoveries stood at 16,780. No fresh COVID-19 case was reported in the past 24 hours. A total of 56 people have so far died due to the contagion in the state.
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Congress MLA from Arunachal Pradesh has warned of China’s policies in Arunchal Pradesh. ‘In 1959, when Dalai Lama came to Tawang, PLA made deep incursion into India but had to move back due to inhospitable conditions. They're still holding the place they moved back to and have built huts from Tawang till Anjaw,’ Ninong Ering said. He further criticised the Modi government’s North East policy and said that there more representatives from the Noerth East should be a part of the government. ‘Rameshwar Teli is just making some food parks, Kiren Rijiju is playing football and looking after AYUSH. I want to ask PM to give our people important portfolios,’ Ering said. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Soon after Maharashtra government announced strict restrictions including Section 144 to contain COVID-19 spread from April 14, migrant workers started to return to their hometowns. Sharing their plight, one of the migrants said, "We are heading to our villages since this lockdown was announced. We have faced a lot, if we get stuck this time as well, what will we do? Government does not care about the poor." A huge queue of migrants was seen at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Mumbai.
Bollywood divas including Hina Khan, Gauahar Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Preity Zinta were snapped in film city. Paps also clicked B-town star Kartik Aaryan. On work front, Janhvi Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan are working on their next venture 'Dostana 2'.
A huge crowd of migrant workers gathered at Mumbai’s Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on Tuesday. The workers gathered to leave for their hometown fearing lockdown in Maharashtra. The state has been registering the highest number of Covid-19 cases in the country. India is currently undergoing the second wave of coronavirus. However, Railway official said that this is a normal rush. Also, migrants were seen leaving Gurugram. The migrant workers were taking buses to their native places. Watch the full video for more details.
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A huge crowd was seen at Mumbai's Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (LTT) in Kurla on April 13. However, Chief PRO of Central Railway, Shivaji Sutar claimed that the crowd was part of usual rush and appealed everyone to follow social distancing. Shivaji Sutar said, "It's a normal rush, nothing to panic about. Besides regular trains, we're running 106 additional trains. Only passengers with confirmed tickets will be allowed to travel, ticket sale at 6 stations closed to avoid unnecessary rush. We appeal everyone to follow social distancing."
Amid the severe surge of fresh infections, panicked migrant workers in Mumbai continue to return home in large numbers. Migrant workers fear the Maharashtra government may impose stricter lockdowns as the state is struggling to control the daily Covid-19 spike. Lokmanya Tilak Terminus in Kurla continues to look crowded as the migrant workers gather in large numbers to return home. Watch.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation through his monthly radio programme on March 28. During the 75th episode for 'Mann Ki Baat', PM said, "It was in March last year when we heard the term..