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PM Modi Launches Ken-Betwa River-Linking Project On The World Water Day 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has chosen World Water Day 2021 to launch the “Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Catch The Rain” campaign in a video conference where he will start the Ken-Betwa Link project. 

What is the Ken-Betwa Link project?

Developed by the Jal Shakti ministry and states of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, it is first-ever river-linking project in India. The river-linking will allow carrying water from the surplus areas to parched areas. 

What is World Water Day?

PM Modi chose March 22 to launch the first-ever river-linking project as a mark of celebration of World Water Day and to show his solidarity with the theme of World Water Day 2021. The theme is to “support the achievement of sustainable development goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030” and river-linking is the first big step towards this direction. 

What is the history of World Water Day?

In December 1992, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution to observe World Water Day and decided to celebrate World Water Day every year on March 22. The first World Water Day was celebrated on … Read the rest

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PM Modi Takes The Home-Grown Covaxin Jab At AIIMS

In a bid to boost vaccination drive against COVID-19 and to send a message to states going to elections in March-April, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a jab of the home-grown Covaxin developed by Bharat Biotech and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

What did PM Modi say after taking the vaccine?

PM Modi praised the doctors and scientists by saying that they had done a remarkable job by strengthening the global fight against COVID-19 in a short time. He urged people over 60 and over 45 with illnesses to take vaccine jabs. His message was “Together, let us make India COVID-19 free,”. He even tweeted his picture of taking the jab.

What was the message to electorates?

PM Modi was wearing a gamcha from Assam and the nurses – Rosamma Anil and P Niveda – who administered the jab were from Kerala and Puducherry respectively. The officials said that the gamcha was symbolic of blessings from the women of Assam.

PM Modi visited AIIMS with no route diversion

Earlier in the day, PM Modi was taken to AIIMS for vaccination but no route … Read the rest

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Switch Off Your Lights At 9 PM On 5th April Asked PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked people to display a collective spirit in the fight against COVID-19 by showing up on their balconies and gates once again on the coming Sunday.

PM Modi asked people to show up

Narendra Modi wants people to light their balconies and gates with candles, lamps, torches, mobile lights and whatever they can use as light to applaud unsung warriors against coronavirus. And he wants the people to do it just like they did during last month’s “Janata Curfew”.

He said that people should show up sharp at 9 pm on April 5 to mark their fight against COVID-19. But at the same time the PM urged people to stay indoors and maintain social distancing to defeat novel coronavirus.

Highlights of PM Modi’s message

• Social distancing must not break at any cost because it is the only panacea to break the chain of novel coronavirus.

• Never cross the line of social distancing.

• We should defeat coronavirus together and make India win.

• People are at home during lockdown but they aren’t alone as the collective strength of … Read the rest

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Ivanka Trump Thanks PM Modi For Sharing Nidra Yoga Video

Ivanka Trump daughter of US President Donald Trump mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi in her tweet. PM Modi is fond of yoga and he shares photos and videos of yoga in social media accounts. Ivanka Trump appreciated the “Yoga Nidra” video of PM Modi.

PM Modi’s love for yoga

Ivanka Trump was so impressed with PM Modi’s yoga video that she tweeted “This is wonderful. Thank you”.Also, she followed it with #TogetherApart.

PM Modi had earlier tweeted that he practiced “Nidra Yoga” once or twice a week. Also, he explained the benefits of this specific yoga technique. It said that it boosted over well-being; relaxed mind and reduced stress and anxiety. Finally, the PM shared the YouTube link of his Nidra Yoga video for his followers.

Modi has always appealed to people to practice yoga to stay healthy. Recently he promised to share his videos of practicing yoga in his Mann kiBaat radio programme.He promised to tell his followers how he was keeping fit during the 21-day lockdown period. India is under lockdown to fight the deadly coronavirus.

Ivanka Trump recently travelled to India with … Read the rest

Narendra Modi Could Quit Social Media

Narendra Modi Could Quit Social Media This Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that he was thinking of leaving social media in a week without elaborating the reason behind this decision. After his tweet, his followers and supported urged him to reconsider his decision with their likes, tweets and comments.

Social media presence of Narendra Modi

PM Modi is followed by 53.3 million on Twitter; 44 million on Facebook; 35.2 million on Instagram and 4.5 million on YouTube. He has been using social media for direct communication with people instead of through press. He hasn’t held a single press conference since becoming Prime Minister in 2014.

In 2009, he became an active member of Facebook and Twitter. On Monday, he stunned the world with his decision of leaving the social media. Within moments, his tweet received 65,000 likes; 42,000 replies and 22,000 tweets.

PM Modi is one of the most followed world leaders but he also faced criticism for following those who support vicious online … Read the rest

President Trump And First Lady Melania Depart White House For Florida

Why Is Trump Excited About Visiting India?

US President Donald Trump said that he was willing to sign a trade pact with India during his visit to New Delhi on February 24 and 25. He is coming on the invitation of Narendra Modi and Modi assured that Trump’s visit would be a very special one in establishing the Indo-US friendship.

Indo-US trade deal

India is demanding certain benefits like exemption from high duties, resumption of export benefits and greater market access for its domestic products. The US also wants greater access for its products and cut on import duties. It also raised concerns over high trade deficit with India. It was $16.9 billion in 2018-19.

PM Modi tweeted for Trump

Modi said that India and US shared a common commitment to democracy and pluralism. The further said that a robust friendship between India and US isn’t good only for the citizens of both countries but for the world.

Past meetings of Modi and Trump

Modi and Trump have developed a personal rapport over the three years. In 2019, they met a record four times and it includes the historic joint summit before a strong 50k audience of … Read the rest