Modi holds bilateral meetings with counterparts from Australia, Vietnam

 Modi holds bilateral meetings

The meetings took place on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in the Philippines.

In the meeting with Turnbull, Modi is also understood to have discussed convergence of strategic interest of both the countries in the Indo-Pacific in the backdrop of China's aggressive military posturing in the region.

Officials of India, Australia, the US and Japan had met on Sunday to give shape to the proposed quadrilateral to pursue their common security interest in the region.

The issue also figured during talks between Modi and US President Donald Trump.

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Palaniswami thanks Modi for release of fishermen from Sri Lanka

Palaniswami thanks Modi for release of fishermen from Sri Lanka

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today thanked Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his efforts to secure the release of 75 Tamil Nadu fishermen languishing in Sri Lankan jails.

In a letter to Modi, Palaniswami said he was happy to learn that “the Sri Lankan government had ordered the release of 42 fishing boats and 75 fishermen languishing in Sri Lankan jails.”

“On behalf of the people of Tamil Nadu, I thank you for your personal intervention and sincere efforts which have enabled the release of the fishermen and the boats”, he said.

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Take inspiration from Ramayana squirrel: Prime Minister Narendra Modi


In his address at a public meeting organised to mark Kalam’s second death anniversary, on the Coast Guard grounds at Mandapam in Ramanathapuram district, Modi said, “Like the squirrel which helped Lord Rama in constructing the Ramasethu for him to cross over to Lanka, the people should take inspiration from the squirrel and work towards the nation’s progress.” 

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Special Protection Group team scans Rameswaram for Prime Minister Narendra Modi visit

Kalam Memorial

On the second anniversary of Kalam, Modi is expected to inaugurate the Kalam memorial and to inaugurate a slew of projects and schemes. He is also expected to address the public at Coast Guard Quarters at Mandapam. 

Prior to the visit of Modi, his security team from SPG led by DIG, Sharma, inspected the place where the stage program had been scheduled and also the memorial. Though close to 25 members arrived at Rameswaram only four of them carried out inspection at the memorial.

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Modi visited fewer foreign countries than Manmohan Singh

Modi visited fewer foreign countries than Manmohan Singh

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his three years in office has visited fewer foreign nations than his predecessor Manmohan Singh.

In an interaction with elected local body representatives here, the BJP chief said he was surprised as to why people think otherwise.

Shah said a BJP worker explained the reason behind this to him. “A party worker told me that when Manmohan Singh used to go abroad, nobody knew,” he said.

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India, France show common front on climate change fight

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French President Emmanuel Macron and the prime minister of India put forth a common front on the need to fight climate change on Saturday, with the French leader saying he would travel to India before year's end for a summit on promoting solar energy.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi closed a European tour meeting with Macron in Paris as world governments began adjusting to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the landmark climate accord reached in and named for the French capital.

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Don’t link BJP to attack: Tamilisai

Tamilisai Soundararajan

Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the state committee meeting of the party held here on Thursday, she said that DMK working president MK Stalin has been making several false allegations against the BJPled Central government. 

Referring to Stalin’s Wednesday speech during an agitation against the new rules for cattle trade where he warned of a repeat of Marina protests, if the Centre failed to withdraw the regulations, she said that the possibility for such an agitation again was remote.

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Priyanka Chopra meets Modi in Berlin

Priyanka Chopra meets Modi in Berlin

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is known for his non-stop trips around the globe. This time, he is in Berlin speaking with the head of the country and making important plans.

Priyanka Chopra who also happened to be in Berlin on the day somehow acquired a slot to meet Modi and greet him. She posted the photos they took together on social media and expressed her happiness over meeting the PM of India face to face.

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Tamil Nadu farmers get whipped by ‘Modi’ during ongoing protest

A ‘whipping’ protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi

The farmers from Tamil Nadu protesting at Jantar Mantar here may not have succeeded so far in getting an audience with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but their unique ways of highlighting their plight have caught the fancy of other protesters at the venue.

 “Their ways of staging an agitation are unique. They are bold and unheard of. The farmers seem to have understood what it takes to garner attention,” said Alamdar Abbas, a protester at Jantar Mantar who has taken up the issue of elevating Hindias a compulsory language in every state.

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French Foreign Minister meets Modi, discusses defence, terrorism

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Seeking to bolster the Indo-French strategic partnership, French Minister for Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed a wide range of issues, including defence and terrorism.

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