During his Bangladesh visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 27 reiterated India's "sincere and continued efforts" to conclude the Teesta river agreement, said MEA.
"Teesta issue was discussed.
PM Modi reiterated India's sincere and continued efforts to conclude this agreement in consultation with the relevant stakeholders.
The Indian side also requested for early finalization of a draft for sharing of water of Feni River," said Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla in Dhaka where he apprised media about the meeting between Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi who concluded his two-day tour to the neighbouring country.
"A significant part of our third line of credit will go to civil nuclear cooperation.
Transmission lines of Ruppur Nuclear Power Plant will be developed by Indian companies under the line of credit.
Value of these transmission lines will be worth over 1 billion dollars," he added.
"Both sides (India and Bangladesh) are interested in expanding cooperation in space sector," Harsh Vardhan further stated.
The centre has sent a team of medical experts to Maharashtra to support the state and recommend necessary public health interventions after its first ever case of Zika virus infection. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched e-RUPI -- the government's digital payment solution meant to ensure delivery of welfare services, which, for now, will be used to push vaccination efforts. Bihar Chief Minister and BJP ally Nitish Kumar today added his voice to the opposition demand for an investigation into the Pegasus scandal. Further de-escalation in eastern Ladakh was discussed during the 12th round of India-China Corps Commander level talks on Saturday. Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur finished a creditable sixth in her first Olympics with a best throw of 63.70m in a rain-interrupted final here on Monday.
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In a another major development, ahead of the cabinet reshuffle, Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has resigned. This comes as the government battles severe criticism for its handling of the Covid crisis. Earlier 4 other ministers including Ramesh Pokhriyal and Santosh Gangwar had quit.
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The Supreme Court said today that all states must implement "One Nation, One Ration" card scheme for migrant workers by July 31; At a press briefing union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said: Cases have definitely gone down sharply in Delhi but our experience of 1.5 yrs tells us that we shouldn't relax under any circumstance; The Uttarakhand government on Tuesday suspended the Char Dham yatra until further notice, a day after the state high court stayed the Cabinet's decision to go ahead. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the focus must be on repairing and preparing the health infrastructure as well as the economy for future challenges. With most states recording a drop in Covid cases and deaths, restrictions put in place to break the chain of transmission are being gradually lifted. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan tweeted Wednesday that The decision to increase the gap between two doses of the Covishield vaccine was transparent and based on scientific data.
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Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan tweeted Wednesday that The decision to increase the gap between two doses of the Covishield vaccine was transparent and based on scientific data. He wrote, 'The decision to increase the gap between administering two doses of Covishield has been taken in a transparent manner based on scientific data. India has a robust mechanism to evaluate data. It is unfortunate that such an important issue is being politicised!"
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While addressing a press conference in the national capital on March 24, the Foreign Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Harsh Vardhan Shringla said, "Prime Minister Narendra Modi will..