India News Bulletin
Conduct of people unprecedented, will be inspiration for future, says PM Modi on Ram Mandir construction
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed the commencement of construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya and added that "the conduct of people of the country has been unprecedented and is an inspiration for future."
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 10:21:37 IST
3 Covid-19 vaccines being tested, plan ready for mass distribution: PM Modi
India is ready to mass produce Covid-19 vaccines when scientists give the go-ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech on Saturday, also launching a national project to roll out health identities for each citizen.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 10:09:43 IST
PM's I-Day speech reflects his vision, mission, resolve to build all-inclusive, stronger self-reliant India: Nadda
Delivering his seventh straight Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Modi on Saturday said the call for 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' has captured people's imagination and become a "mantra" for everyone, as he pushed for raising India's share in global economy.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:58:22 IST
From LAC to LoC, our soldiers gave befitting reply to those who challenged country's sovereignty: PM Modi
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:58:35 IST
Over Rs 100 lakh crore to be spent under National Infrastructure Pipeline Project, 7,000 projects identified: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said there is a need to give a new direction to the overall infrastructure development to move India towards modernity at a fast pace and National Infrastructure Pipeline Project will help achieve the goal.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:39:16 IST
Delimitation process underway in J&K, polls to be conducted soon: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the 'delimitation process' is underway in Jammu and Kashmir and added that polls will be conducted soon in the Union Territory.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:21:59 IST
'Atmanirbhar Bharat' has become mantra for everyone: PM Modi
For how long India will keep exporting raw materials and import finished products, Modi said in his address to the nation on the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort, and asked citizens to prepare themselves for a self-reliant India.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:18:07 IST
PM Modi says India to strive for self-reliance, use vast resources to produce for global market as well
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India must become self-reliant and use its vast natural resources to produce for the domestic as well as the global market.Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of India's 74th Independence Day, PM Modi said in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, 130 crore Indians have pledged to build a 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:17:23 IST
Will soon unveil a new cyber security policy: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the government will soon unveil a new cybersecurity policy. "Within next 1000 days, over 6 lakh villages will be connected with a fiber-optic network; we will soon unveil a new cybersecurity policy," he said while delivering his seventh consecutive Independence Day speech from the iconic Red Fort.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:14:32 IST
Rahul Gandhi extends wishes to nation on Independence Day
Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday extended greetings to the nation on the occasion of 74th Independence Day. Remembering a quote of India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, he tweeted. "The only alternative to coexistence is codestruction. Jawaharlal Nehru. Best wishes on Independence Day."
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:10:18 IST
'Vocal for local should become mantra for every Indian': PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the mindset of free India should be 'vocal for local' to achieve the goal of 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' (self-reliant India). "We should appreciate our local products, if we don't do this then our products will not get the opportunity to do better and will not get encouraged," he said while delivering his Independence Day speech.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 09:06:33 IST
Opening up space sector will generate employment: PM Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday exuded confidence that opening up of the space sector in the country will create employment opportunities.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 08:50:46 IST
3 coronavirus vaccines are at different stages of trials in India: PM Modi says in I-Day speech
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that three 3 coronavirus vaccines are at different stages of trials in India and large-scale production will begin once we get nod from scientists. "Our roadmap to bring corona vaccine to all Indians in shortest possible time is ready," the PM said.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 08:47:56 IST
PM Modi opts for orange-yellow coloured headgear for 74th Independence Day celebration
PM Narendra Modi was sported in an orange-colour headgear, with a dash of yellow shade along with a long trail extended till his ankle as he visited the ramparts of historic Red Fort. He finished off the look with light-cream coloured, half-sleeve taut churidar. Keeping in view of Covid-19, he has added a scarf, like a mask in white colour having orange borders.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 08:15:28 IST
A 'socially distanced' I-Day celebrations in times of Covid-19
A kit containing a mask, a small bottle of hand sanitiser and a pair of gloves kept on all chairs which were neatly separated to maintain the prescribed distance. Known otherwise to witness bustling crowd across many age groups, the annual event at the historic Red Fort was scaled down this year in keeping with prescribed safety protocols to contain spread of Covid-19.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 08:21:35 IST
PM Narendra Modi unfurls national flag on 74th Independence Day
On his arrival at 7:18 am in front of the Lahore Gate of Red Fort, Prime Minister Modi was received by defence minister Rajnath Singh and defence secretary Dr Ajay Kumar. The defence secretary introduced the General Officer Commanding (GoC), Delhi Area, Lieutenant General Vijay Kumar Mishra to the Prime Minister.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 08:00:45 IST
Key quotes of PM Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech
"Amid Covid-19 pandemic 130 crore Indians took the resolve to be self-reliant and 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' is on the mind of India. We must be 'vocal for local'. This dream is turning into a pledge. Aatmanirbhar Bharat has become a 'mantra' for the 130 crore Indians today. I am confident that India will realise this dream," PM Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 08:19:39 IST
Report suggests plasma therapy might help, adds caveats
According to the investigators, patients who received the antibody-rich plasma within three days of diagnosis had a mortality rate of 6.6% at seven days after the transfusion.
Sat, 15 Aug 2020 07:21:45 IST