Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicPM Modi

Topic: PM Modi

Reform WHO to build more resilient global health architecture, says Modi at world Covid summit

The Prime Minister told participants that India’s vaccination programme was the largest in the world, ‘we can produce 5 billion doses this year’.

Modi’s Europe visit, inflation top Urdu news, press freedom, loudspeaker rows also find mention

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

Meet the 4 Nordic women PMs whom Modi interacted with in Europe, all pioneers of climate action

Iceland PM Katrin Jakobsdottir, Finland PM Sanna Marin, Sweden PM Magdalena Andersson, Denmark PM Mette Frederiksen— all have been mobilising global action on climate change.

PM Modi’s meeting with Nordic countries to boost partnership in blue economy, clean tech, 5G

Copenhagen : Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bilateral meeting with the counterpart of Nordic countries - Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Norway will boost partnership...

‘Mehengai maar gayi’: Urdu press quotes Manoj Kumar hit as Centre & states tussle on fuel prices

ThePrint’s round-up of how the Urdu media covered various news events through the week, and the editorial positions some of them took.

EU pushes for energy cooperation with India as it aims to ‘diversify away’ from Russian oil

At a meeting with PM Modi, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen expressed a keen interest in partnering with India in its quest for renewable energy.

Defence tech transfer, fighter jet collaboration — UK PM’s India visit packed with deliverables

PM Modi & British PM Boris Johnson set Diwali deadline to conclude talks for Free Trade Agreement & affirmed zero tolerance for extremism, particularly Khalistani groups in UK.

After Modi’s Sikh outreach, Akal Takht chief slams BJP, says minorities’ beliefs suppressed

In speech Thursday, PM honoured Guru Tegh Bahadur, emphasised govt's work for Sikhs. But Giani Harpreet Singh says issues not resolved & that there's distrust towards Centre.

‘Suicide attack’ ahead of Modi’s Jammu visit averted, 1 CISF personnel, 2 ‘terrorists’ killed

According to sources, alleged terrorists were stationed just 20 km away from place where PM's event is to take place Sunday. 5 CISF & J&K police personnel were also injured in Friday's fight.

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani arrested by Assam Police over ‘tweets on PM Modi’

Mevani, who had in September 2021 extended support to Congress, was picked up from Circuit House in Palanpur, Gujarat, and may be taken to Assam tonight.

On Camera

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.

Defence

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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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