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Britain’s King Charles and India’s Modi discuss environment in

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the UK’s King Charles III discussed climate change, biodiversity conservation and other subjects of mutual interest in a phone call on Tuesday. It was the first call since the British monarch, 74, ascended the throne in September after the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth. India’s Foreign Ministry said […]

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Indian opposition presses Narendra Modi on China border clashes

Narendra Modi is under growing pressure over a high-altitude scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops in the Himalayas, as opposition parties demand to know how the prime minister plans to deter Beijing from further border confrontations. Sonia Gandhi, the matriarch of the family that dominates the opposition Congress party, protested on Wednesday with other opposition […]

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Modi to Skip Annual Putin Summit Over Ukraine Nuke Threats

(Bloomberg) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi won’t be holding an annual in-person summit with Vladimir Putin after the Russian president threatened to use nuclear weapons in the war in Ukraine, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Most Read from Bloomberg The relationship between India and Russia remains strong but trumpeting the friendship […]

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Modi pulls rug from under Putin as India orders Russia to back

Indian leader Narendra Modi has taken a swipe at Vladimir Putin. The Prime Minister has so far abstained from openly condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But Mr Modi said on Thursday that the world should not be at war. Writing in The Telegraph, he said: “Our era need not be one of war. Indeed, it […]

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India-Bhutan Satellite Testament To Our Special Relationship: PM Modi

PM Modi commended DITT Bhutan and ISRO on the successful launch of the Satellite. (File) New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday commended the Department of Information Technology and Telecom (DITT) Bhutan and ISRO on the successful launch of the jointly developed satellite by both countries. “India Bhutan Satellite is a testament to our […]

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Nation comes first, no individual, relationship bigger, says PM Modi

Tribune News Service New Delhi, November 25 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday reiterated his anti-dynasty political pitch saying no individual or relationship was bigger than the nation. Hailing the courage of Assam’s Ahom general Lachit Barphukan, whose yearlong 400th birth anniversary celebrations concluded today, the PM cited the life of the legendary strategist who […]

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Countrywide campaign next year for eco-friendly lifestyle: environment minister | Science-Environment

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said on Thursday that his ministry would launch a countrywide campaign to popularise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Mission LiFE and encourage people to adopt an environment-friendly lifestyle. Mission Lifestyle for Environment (LiFE) is a pro-people and pro-planet effort that seeks to shift the world from mindless consumption to mindful utilisation […]

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Developing countries to seek commitment on finance, tech at COP27 | Science-Environment

India will push developed countries for ”action” on climate finance and technology transfer to help developing nations adapt to climate change, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav has said ahead of the 27th edition of the Conference of Parties (COP) to UNFCCC. The minister said India will also emphasise that it is one of the few […]

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PM Modi talks about healthy environment, solar energy in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address

Tribune News Service Ravi S Singh New Delhi, October 30 Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address on Sunday used the occasion of ongoing “Chhath” festival to surve home the point of importance of a healthy environment. He emphasised on the importance of the Sun, which is the deity dedicated to the […]

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Vladimir Putin praises PM Narendra Modi for ‘independent foreign policy’, says ‘Russia and India have special relationship’

Vladimir Putin (L) and PM Narendra Modi (R) (File image) Photo : AP Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin praised Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a plenary session of the Valdai International Discussion Club on Thursday. Putin said that PM Modi carried out an independent foreign policy which served the interests of his people. “Despite […]