Efforts on to ensure more Indian institutions scale global excellence: PM Modi

According to the 18th edition of the rankings, the India Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, is India's top-ranked institution for the fourth consecutive year

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Key takeaways of PM Modi's speech: Free vaccine for people above 18 years, 80 crore poor to be provided free ration till Diwali

Vaccine procurement has been speeded up with research being conducted on a nasal vaccine, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

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Vaccine supply will be increasing in the coming days, says PM Modi

"New health infrastructure has been developed in the last one and half years with COVID hospitals, ventilators beds with a network of testing labs," the prime…

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Modi and Xi are 'responsible' leaders, can solve Sino-India issues: Putin

With Russia publicly critical of the Quad, the four-nation grouping of India, the US, Japan and Australia, Putin also said that though it was not up to Moscow to assess how any nation should…

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India: Delhi reports lowest covid death toll since April 13

The national capital reported 946 new cases, taking the tally to 14,25,592 and active cases to 12,100. The positivity rate was reported to be 1.25 per cent

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PM Modi to review preparations to deal with cyclone Yaas 

Representatives from the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), secretaries from Telecom, Power, Civil aviation and Earth Sciences ministries will attend the meeting besides the home…

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How will India benefit from EU's ratification of China investment deal?

The European Union sanctioned four Chinese officials in March over suspected human rights violations in China's farwestern region of Xinjiang

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India, UK agree deal to allow young people work and live in each other's countries

The Young Professionals Scheme will allow a maximum of 3,000 people each from India and the UK every year to the other country

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Post-Brexit roadmap: Key takeaways from UK-India trade deal

Key takeaways from the UK-India trade deal signed today

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UK PM Boris Johnson announces $1.4 billion trade deal with India

The investments confirmed by Downing Street on Monday evening form part of an Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP), which the two leaders will formally sign off during their talks

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Modi-Boris virtual summit brings deals worth 1 billion pounds, enhanced trade partnership  

Overall, the announcement on a trade deal will create 6,500 new jobs in the UK and includes over £533 million of new Indian investment into the UK. £200 million of these deals will support low…

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Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson to hold virtual summit on May 4

Both leaders will also use this opportunity to discuss the need for global measures to fight the deadly coronavirus pandemic

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COVID-19: PM Modi reviews oxygen and medicine availability

During the meeting, several steps to incentivize students and pass-outs of medical and nursing courses to join Covid duty were taken

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Indo-US ties intensified in Biden administration's first 100 days: State Department

The engagement between both the nations during these 1000 days reflects a global comprehensive partnership, the State Department spokesperson added

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Chinese President Xi offers condolences to Indian PM Modi over Covid situation

The Chinese president said that he is 'very concerned' about the recent situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in India

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Narendra Modi

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Narendra Modi Age, Birth Place, Education

Narendra Damodardas Modi was born on 17 September 1950 to a Gujarati Hindu family of grocers in Vadnagar, Mehsana district, Bombay State. Modi completed his higher secondary education in Vadnagar in 1967, where a teacher described him as an average student and a keen debater. In 1978, Modi received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from School of Open Learning at University of Delhi. In 1983, he received a Master of Arts degree in political science from Gujarat University, graduating with a first-class.

Narendra Modi Family Details

He was the third of six children born to Damodardas Mulchand Modi and Hiraben Modi. Modi's family belonged to the Modh-Ghanchi-Teli (oil-presser) community. His father ran a tea stall at the Vadnagar Railway Station in Gujarat. He and his brother ran a tea stall near a bus terminus in Gujarat.

Narendra Modi RSS connection and early political career

He started attending local shakhas of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) since he was eight. In 1971, he became a full-time pracharak of the RSS. He became an RSS sambhag pracharak (regional organiser) in 1978 for Surat and Vadodara and in 1979, moved to Delhi to work for the organization. He was elected as the Organizing Secretary of the BJP's Gujarat unit in 1987.

Narendra Modi Political Career (Chief Minister of Gujarat)

He rose to become the Chief Minister of Gujarat after Keshubhai Patel’s health deteriorated on 7 October 2001. The state elections in December 2002 saw him win 127 seats in a 182-seat assembly, further consolidating his position. He was Gujarat's longest-serving chief minister from 2001 to 2014.
He fought the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as the PM-nominee of the NDA – an alliance led by the BJP.

Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi  

The NDA won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections on the development plank, and Narendra Modi became the 14th Prime Minister of India on May 26, 2014. He won the Lok Sabha elections in 2019, this time with a bigger margin and took an oath on May 30 2019.

Yoga remains a ray of hope amid Covid crisis: Indian Prime Minister Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that if there are threats to humanity, Yoga often gives us a way of holistic health

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Efforts on to ensure more Indian institutions scale global excellence: PM Modi

According to the 18th edition of the rankings, the India Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, is India's top-ranked institution for the fourth consecutive year

Read Article

Key takeaways of PM Modi's speech: Free vaccine for people above 18 years, 80 crore poor to be provided free ration till Diwali

Vaccine procurement has been speeded up with research being conducted on a nasal vaccine, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

Read Article

Vaccine supply will be increasing in the coming days, says PM Modi

"New health infrastructure has been developed in the last one and half years with COVID hospitals, ventilators beds with a network of testing labs," the prime…

Read Article

Modi and Xi are 'responsible' leaders, can solve Sino-India issues: Putin

With Russia publicly critical of the Quad, the four-nation grouping of India, the US, Japan and Australia, Putin also said that though it was not up to Moscow to assess how any nation should…

Read Article

India: Delhi reports lowest covid death toll since April 13

The national capital reported 946 new cases, taking the tally to 14,25,592 and active cases to 12,100. The positivity rate was reported to be 1.25 per cent

Read Article

PM Modi to review preparations to deal with cyclone Yaas 

Representatives from the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), secretaries from Telecom, Power, Civil aviation and Earth Sciences ministries will attend the meeting besides the home…

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How will India benefit from EU's ratification of China investment deal?

The European Union sanctioned four Chinese officials in March over suspected human rights violations in China's farwestern region of Xinjiang

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India, UK agree deal to allow young people work and live in each other's countries

The Young Professionals Scheme will allow a maximum of 3,000 people each from India and the UK every year to the other country

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Post-Brexit roadmap: Key takeaways from UK-India trade deal

Key takeaways from the UK-India trade deal signed today

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UK PM Boris Johnson announces $1.4 billion trade deal with India

The investments confirmed by Downing Street on Monday evening form part of an Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP), which the two leaders will formally sign off during their talks

Read Article

Modi-Boris virtual summit brings deals worth 1 billion pounds, enhanced trade partnership  

Overall, the announcement on a trade deal will create 6,500 new jobs in the UK and includes over £533 million of new Indian investment into the UK. £200 million of these deals will support low…

Read Article

Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson to hold virtual summit on May 4

Both leaders will also use this opportunity to discuss the need for global measures to fight the deadly coronavirus pandemic

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COVID-19: PM Modi reviews oxygen and medicine availability

During the meeting, several steps to incentivize students and pass-outs of medical and nursing courses to join Covid duty were taken

Read Article

Indo-US ties intensified in Biden administration's first 100 days: State Department

The engagement between both the nations during these 1000 days reflects a global comprehensive partnership, the State Department spokesperson added

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Chinese President Xi offers condolences to Indian PM Modi over Covid situation

The Chinese president said that he is 'very concerned' about the recent situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in India

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India Covid crisis: US to redirect 20 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines, send raw material to manufacture 500,000 doses

The development comes days after the US said that it will make available 60 million doses of AstraZeneca Covid vaccine to other countries within two months

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US sending more than $100 million in COVID-19 supplies to India: White House

The supplies, which will begin arriving on Thursday and continue into next week, include 1,000 oxygen cylinders, 15 million N95 masks, and 1 million rapid diagnostic tests

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US will 'immediately' send vaccine components, medical supplies to India, says Biden

National Security Council spokeswoman Emily Horne said US officials were 'working around the clock' to deploy available resources and supplies to help India manufacture the Covishield vaccine and…

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Some partners disappoint, others show solidarity when India gasps for oxygen

Usually, India's healthcare facilities consume just 15 per cent of the country's oxygen supply, but during this second wave, oxygen supply to healthcare facilities has gone up to nearly 90 per…

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Yoga remains a ray of hope amid Covid crisis: Indian Prime Minister Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that if there are threats to humanity, Yoga often gives us a way of holistic health

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Efforts on to ensure more Indian institutions scale global excellence: PM Modi

According to the 18th edition of the rankings, the India Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay, is India's top-ranked institution for the fourth consecutive year

Read Article

Key takeaways of PM Modi's speech: Free vaccine for people above 18 years, 80 crore poor to be provided free ration till Diwali

Vaccine procurement has been speeded up with research being conducted on a nasal vaccine, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.

Read Article

Vaccine supply will be increasing in the coming days, says PM Modi

"New health infrastructure has been developed in the last one and half years with COVID hospitals, ventilators beds with a network of testing labs," the prime…

Read Article

Modi and Xi are 'responsible' leaders, can solve Sino-India issues: Putin

With Russia publicly critical of the Quad, the four-nation grouping of India, the US, Japan and Australia, Putin also said that though it was not up to Moscow to assess how any nation should…

Read Article

India: Delhi reports lowest covid death toll since April 13

The national capital reported 946 new cases, taking the tally to 14,25,592 and active cases to 12,100. The positivity rate was reported to be 1.25 per cent

Read Article

PM Modi to review preparations to deal with cyclone Yaas 

Representatives from the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), secretaries from Telecom, Power, Civil aviation and Earth Sciences ministries will attend the meeting besides the home…

Read Article

How will India benefit from EU's ratification of China investment deal?

The European Union sanctioned four Chinese officials in March over suspected human rights violations in China's farwestern region of Xinjiang

Read Article

India, UK agree deal to allow young people work and live in each other's countries

The Young Professionals Scheme will allow a maximum of 3,000 people each from India and the UK every year to the other country

Read Article

Post-Brexit roadmap: Key takeaways from UK-India trade deal

Key takeaways from the UK-India trade deal signed today

Read Article

UK PM Boris Johnson announces $1.4 billion trade deal with India

The investments confirmed by Downing Street on Monday evening form part of an Enhanced Trade Partnership (ETP), which the two leaders will formally sign off during their talks

Read Article

Modi-Boris virtual summit brings deals worth 1 billion pounds, enhanced trade partnership  

Overall, the announcement on a trade deal will create 6,500 new jobs in the UK and includes over £533 million of new Indian investment into the UK. £200 million of these deals will support low…

Read Article

Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson to hold virtual summit on May 4

Both leaders will also use this opportunity to discuss the need for global measures to fight the deadly coronavirus pandemic

Read Article

COVID-19: PM Modi reviews oxygen and medicine availability

During the meeting, several steps to incentivize students and pass-outs of medical and nursing courses to join Covid duty were taken

Read Article

Indo-US ties intensified in Biden administration's first 100 days: State Department

The engagement between both the nations during these 1000 days reflects a global comprehensive partnership, the State Department spokesperson added

Read Article

Chinese President Xi offers condolences to Indian PM Modi over Covid situation

The Chinese president said that he is 'very concerned' about the recent situation of the COVID-19 pandemic in India

Read Article

India Covid crisis: US to redirect 20 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines, send raw material to manufacture 500,000 doses

The development comes days after the US said that it will make available 60 million doses of AstraZeneca Covid vaccine to other countries within two months

Read Article

US sending more than $100 million in COVID-19 supplies to India: White House

The supplies, which will begin arriving on Thursday and continue into next week, include 1,000 oxygen cylinders, 15 million N95 masks, and 1 million rapid diagnostic tests

Read Article

US will 'immediately' send vaccine components, medical supplies to India, says Biden

National Security Council spokeswoman Emily Horne said US officials were 'working around the clock' to deploy available resources and supplies to help India manufacture the Covishield vaccine and…

Read Article

Some partners disappoint, others show solidarity when India gasps for oxygen

Usually, India's healthcare facilities consume just 15 per cent of the country's oxygen supply, but during this second wave, oxygen supply to healthcare facilities has gone up to nearly 90 per…

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Kashi ghats in India illuminated with 15 lakh diyas on Dev Deepawali

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lit the customary first lamp at Raj Ghat on the occasion of Dev Deepawali in Varanasi in the company of state Chief Minister Yogi Adiyanath.

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Most famous Indian personalities across social media

Checkbrand, an online sentiment analysis company, analysed online sentiment for top 95 political leaders as well as top 500 influencers on social media between August and October this year.

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US election 2020: Key moments of Donald Trump's presidential tenure

With less than a day to go for the US election 2020, the four-year tenure of President Donald Trump, who was elected in 2016, is about to come to an end. 

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From Kartik Aryan to Katrina Kaif, Bollywood celebs support PM's '9pm 9min' appeal

Celebrities on Sunday night turned off the lights in their houses and lit lamps and diyas in suppor of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s '9pm, 9min'.

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How US-built MH-60 Romeo helicopters will give Indian navy combat edge

India's Cabinet Committee on Security(CCS)  approved a deal to procure a batch of 24 Lockheed martin MH-60 Romeo helicopters from the US which would cost the country around $2.4 billion.

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As India prepares for Trump visit, Sabarmati Ashram gets makeover

In less than a week, India will be hosting US President Donald Trump who will be accompanied by First Lady Melania Trump for the first time since 2016.

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Video Analysis: Key takeaways from US President Donald Trump's address at 'Namaste Trump' event

US President Donald Trump touched upon various topics, including trade and terrorism, during his speech at the 'Namaste Trump' event in Ahmedabad. Watch Arun Singh's, Former Ambassador to the United States, analysis. Read Article