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Business

Tesla faces bumpier ride breaking into India after China success – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Elon Musk all but confirmed Tesla Inc will enter India last week, sparking jubilation among fans, some of whom have had electric cars on order for years. But it may prove the company’s hardest market to crack yet. The world’s richest man on January 13 tweeted “as promised” in response to a report on a Tesla-focused blog that the automaker was in talks with several Indian states to open an office, showrooms, a research and development center -- and possibly a factory. “It’s really happening,” said Nikhil Chaudhary, a 20-year-old student at the University of Delhi who helped start India’s Tesla fan club in early 2019, adding he “went crazy” when he heard the news. Arun Bhat, 34, a company director in Bengaluru, the city formerly known as Bangalore, was similarly overjoyed, sayi...
India

Housing For All: PM Modi Releases Rs 2,691 Crore For 6.1 Lakh Beneficiaries In UP

PM Modi had given a call of Housing for All by 2022, for which flagship scheme PMAY-G was launchedNew Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today released financial assistance of Rs 2,691 crore to 6.1 lakh beneficiaries in Uttar Pradesh under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.PM Modi released the assistance via video conference. Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were present on the occasion.The assistance includes release of first installment to 5.30 lakh beneficiaries and second installment to 80,000 beneficiaries who have already availed of the first installment of assistance under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana Gramin (PMAY-G).PM Modi had given a call of Housing for All by 2022, for which a flagship programme of PMAY-G w...
India

Budget Session Of Parliament: PM Modi To Chair All-Party Meeting On January 30

PM Modi will chair an all-party meeting on January 30 for the 2021 Budget session of ParliamentNew Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an all-party meeting on January 30 during which the government will put forth its legislative agenda for the Budget session of Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said today.He said the meeting will be held virtually and an invitation has been extended to floor leaders of all parties.An all-party meeting is a customary procedure before the beginning of every session of Parliament to ensure its smooth functioning. However, this time it is being held a day after the session starts on January 29."The all-party meeting will be held on January 30, where government will put forth its legislative business for the Parliament sessi...
Business

Budget session: PM Modi to chair all-party meeting on Jan 30

Image Source : PTI Budget session: PM Modi to chair all-party meeting on Jan 30 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair an all-party meeting on January 30 during which the government will put forth its legislative agenda for the Budget session of Parliament, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi said on Wednesday. He said the meeting will be held virtually and an invitation has been extended to floor leaders of all parties. An all-party meeting is a customary procedure before the beginning of every session of Parliament to ensure its smooth functioning. However, this time it is being held a day after the session starts on January 29. "The all-party meeting will be held on January 30,...
India

Vaccines Will Help Humanity At Large Against Covid: PM Modi

India last week started its vaccination drive against the coronavirus (File)New Delhi: Indian scientists and health warriors have risen to the occasion and the vaccines being developed and manufactured in India will help our people as well as humanity at large in escaping from the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a message to Maldivian President Ibrahim Solih on Monday.He conveyed this to Mr Solih on Twitter while responding to the latter's congratulatory message over India's "landmark programme" to vaccinate Indian population against COVID-19."Congratulations to PM @narendramodi and the Indian government for its landmark programme to vaccinate India''s population against COVID-19," Mr Solih tweeted on Sunday."I'm highly confident that you'll be successful in this...
India

PM Narendra Modi Condoles Death Of Music Great Ghulam Mustafa Khan

Narendra Mod condoled the death of Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan.New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the death of legendary Indian classical musician and Padma Vibhushan awardee Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan and said his death has left the cultural world poorer.Mr Khan passed away on Sunday afternoon at his Mumbai home. He was 89.In a tweet, PM Modi said, "The passing away of Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan Sahab leaves our cultural world poorer. He was a doyen of music, a stalwart of creativity whose works endeared him to people across generations. I have fond memories of interacting with him. Condolences to his family and admirers." Source link
India

Doubling Farmers’ Income Biggest Priority Of Government, Says Amit Shah

The Narendra Modi government is a government dedicated to farmers, Amit Shah said.Bagalkote: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said doubling farmers income was the biggest priority of the Narendra Modi government and that the three central farm laws would ensure manifold hike in their earnings.Since coming to power, the Modi government had increased the budget for the farm sector and also the minimum support price on various crops, he said."I want to say that if there is any big priority of the Narendra Modi government it is to double the farmers income," he said at an event in Kerakalmatti village in this district in Karnataka.Speaking after laying the foundation stone and inauguration of farmer-friendly projects of the MRN group, headed by newly inducted Karnataka Minister Murug...
India

PM Modi Pays Tributes To MG Ramachandran On Birth Anniversary

"Be it the world of films or politics, he was widely respected," PM Modi said. (File)New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to AIADMK founder and former Tamil Nadu chief minister MG Ramachandran on his birth anniversary and lauded his efforts towards poverty alleviation and emphasis on women empowerment.Born in 1917, MGR, as he became popularly known, was a Tamil film superstar who joined the C N Annadurai-led DMK and rose to be one of its popular faces. He formed his own party in 1972 following differences with M Karunanidhi, the then DMK chief after Annadurai's death."Bharat Ratna MGR lives in the hearts of several people. Be it the world of films or politics, he was widely respected," PM Modi tweeted."During his CM tenures, he initiated numerous efforts towar...
Corona

कोविड-19 टीकाकरण: भूटान के प्रधानमंत्री ने पीएम मोदी को दी बधाई, बोले- उम्मीद है सभी दर्द खत्म हो जाएंगे

कोलंबो: भूटान के प्रधानमंत्री लोते शेरिंग और श्रीलंका के प्रधानमंत्री महिंदा राजपक्षे ने दुनिया का सबसे बड़ा कोविड-19 टीकाकरण अभियान शुरू करने के लिए शनिवार को अपने भारतीय समकक्ष नरेन्द्र मोदी को बधाई दी है. साथ ही उम्मीद जताई कि इससे महामारी के चलते लोगों द्वारा सहन की गई पीड़ा खत्म हो होगी.मोदी ने शनिवार को दुनिया का सबसे बड़ा कोविड-19 टीकाकरण अभियान शुरू किया, जिसके तहत कोरोना वायरस महामारी के खिलाफ जंग में अग्रिम मोर्चे पर डटे स्वास्थ्यकर्मियों को सबसे पहले टीका लगाया जा रहा है. देशभर के चिकित्सा केन्द्रों में 'कोविशील्ड' और 'कोवैक्सीन' टीके लगाए गए हैं. शेरिंग ने ट्वीट किया, 'मैं प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी और भारत की जनता को आज शुरू किए ऐतिहासिक राष्ट्रव्यापी कोविड-19 टीकाकरण अभियान के लिए बधाई देता हूं. उम्मीद है कि इससे वे सभी पीड़ाएं खत्म हो जाएंगी, जिन्हें म...
India

See Pics Of Jan Shatabdi Express With Vistadome Coaches Shared By PM Modi

Jan Shatabdi: Vistadome coaches have a bigger viewing area and mostly transparent roofNew Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today shared photos of the Jan Shatabdi Express that will run between Ahmedabad and Kevadia. This train is among seven others that PM Modi will flag off tomorrow via video conferencing."One of the trains being flagged-off tomorrow is the Jan Shatabdi Express between Ahmedabad and Kevadia. This train will have Vistadome coaches. Sharing some glimpses," PM Modi tweeted.One of the trains being flagged-off tomorrow is the Jan Shatabdi Express between Ahmedabad and Kevadia. This train will have Vistadome coaches.Sharing some glimpses. pic.twitter.com/ihsZoxOo8S— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 16, 2021Vistadome coaches have a bigger viewing area and mostly trans...