Mann Ki Baat Highlights: ‘Covid not gone yet’ warns PM Modi

Mann Ki Baat Highlights: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 83rd edition of his monthly radio programme.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(File Photo)
Updated on Nov 28, 2021 12:02 PM IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation in the 83rd edition of his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat on Sunday.

In his address, Modi saluted the country's soldiers ahead of the Navy Day and National Flag Day to be celebrated next month. He also saluted the security forces ahead of the golden jubilee of the 1971 war. 

Mentioning the Ayushmann Bharat health mission, he said the scheme was for the “poor, middle class and ordinary” families. He also interacted with a beneficiary of the scheme and called upon more people to reap its benefits and spread awareness about it among others. 

India was in a way, a “leader” in the field of start-ups, Modi said and highlighted the number of Unicorn companies in the country. He said that the country's youth were providing solutions to global problems through their innovations. 

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  • Nov 28, 2021 11:36 AM IST

    ‘Corona is not gone yet' cautions Modi

    In his closing note, Modi cautioned that the Covid-19 pandemic is not over yet and it was the responsibility of everyone to take precautions against the disease.

  • Nov 28, 2021 11:33 AM IST

    PM Modi mentions BR Ambedkar's death anniversary on Dec 6

    “In the month of December another big day comes for us from which we can take inspiration. It is the death anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar on December 6. Baba Saheb had devoted his entire life to discharge his duties for the country and society. We countrymen should never forget that the basic spirit of our constitution expects from all of us to discharge our duties,” Modi said. 

  • Nov 28, 2021 11:30 AM IST

    Indian startsups providing solutions to global problems through their startups, says Modi

    Modi said that there are over 70 startups in India that have crossed the valuation of more than 1 billion. “Many Indians are providing solutions to global problems through their startups,” he said.

  • Nov 28, 2021 11:29 AM IST

    ‘India leading the world in field of startups’: Modi

    “This is the era of startup and it is also true that today in the field of startups in a way India is leading the world. Year after year starts ups are getting record investments. This sector is growing at a very fast pace. Even in small cities of the country the reach of start ups has increased. Now-a-days the word Unicorn is very much discussed,” said PM Modi.

  • Nov 28, 2021 11:23 AM IST

    ‘Shows the zeal of people’, says Modi about revival of Noon river in Jalaun, UP, by locals

    Modi said that Jyotsna from UP wrote to him sharing the efforts of locals to revive the Noon river in Jalaun, Uttar Pradesh and said it “shows the zeal of the people that where there is a will, there is a way.”

  • Nov 28, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    Modi says ‘interesting history’ between Australia and Bundelkhand's Jhansi, mentions Rani Laxmi Bai's lawyer John Lang

    “When Jhansi's queen Laxmi Bai was fighting a legal battle against East India Company, her lawyer was John Lang, who was an Australian. He stayed in India and fought a case on behalf of Rani Laxmi Bai,” said Modi.

  • Nov 28, 2021 11:11 AM IST

    ‘Bliss of Vrindavan is infinite, attracts people from around world’: Modi

    “Vrindavan attracts people from all around the world. No one can fathom the bliss of Vrindavan, its infinite,” PM Modi said.

  • Nov 28, 2021 11:09 AM IST

    PM praises ‘Azaadi Ki Kahaani Bacchon Ki Zubani’ programme in Delhi

    “Delhi recently celebrated ‘Azaadi Ki Kahaani Bacchon Ki Zubani’ with children through beautiful poems in which children from Nepal, Mauritius, Tanzania, New Zealand and Fiji also participated, putting forth their creativity and India’s history in the most dynamic way,” Modi said. 

  • Nov 28, 2021 11:07 AM IST

    Modi remembers soldiers, their families ahead of Navy Day, National Flag Day

    “In the next 2 days we will be stepping into the last month of the year 2021 in which we will be celebrating Navy Day and National Flag Day. I would like to salute the brave sons and mothers who have been involved in the defence sector,” said PM Modi.

  • Nov 28, 2021 11:04 AM IST

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 83rd edition of the Mann Ki Baat programme. 

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  • Nov 28, 2021 10:55 AM IST

    PM Modi to address Mann Ki Baat programme at 11am

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the 83rd edition of Mann Ki Baat radio programme at 11am.

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India-Central Asia cooperation key to regional stability: PM Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the first meeting of the India-Central Asia Summit via video conferencing in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI PHOTO.)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the first meeting of the India-Central Asia Summit via video conferencing in New Delhi on Thursday. (ANI PHOTO.)
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Welcome and welcome back: Tata Sons chairman's message to Air India employees

"We are proud to welcome Air India back into the Tata family, after all these years," Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran wrote in a message to the employees of Air India.
Chairman of Tata Sons N Chandrasekaran comes after the meeting at Air India office in New Delhi. 
Chairman of Tata Sons N Chandrasekaran comes after the meeting at Air India office in New Delhi. 
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All 28 corporators from Malegaon civic body join NCP in major jolt to Congress in Maharashtra

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The Congress corporators included Mayor Tahira Shaikh who joined the other ruling ally in the presence of deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar and state NCP president Jayant Patil. (REUTERS PHOTO.)
Updated on Jan 27, 2022 05:50 PM IST
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PM Modi hosts first India-Central Asia Summit, outlines 3 goals

  • This is the first engagement of its kind between India and the Central Asian countries at the level of leaders.
Hosting the first India-Central Asia Summit in a virtual format, Modi in his initial remarks said, “Our cooperation has achieved many successes over the past three decades.
Hosting the first India-Central Asia Summit in a virtual format, Modi in his initial remarks said, “Our cooperation has achieved many successes over the past three decades.
Published on Jan 27, 2022 05:35 PM IST
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Tata Group regains Air India’s ownership after seven decades

The airline began its journey under the Tatas 90 years ago before the government nationalised the sector in 1953
Tata Group on Thursday regained the ownership of the country's debt-laden national carrier. (AP)
Tata Group on Thursday regained the ownership of the country's debt-laden national carrier. (AP)
Updated on Jan 27, 2022 05:18 PM IST
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News brief  with HT: : Karan Singh backs Ghulam Nabi Azad amid Padma award row

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Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.(PTI)
Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.(PTI)
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Omicron sub-strain BA.2 more prevalent; 3rd wave plateau observed: Centre

24-hour Covid cases in many states/UTs including Maharashtra, West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Odisha, Haryana are coming down, the health ministry said. 
Joint secretary of health ministry Lav Agarwal presenting the distribution of variants circulation over a year in the country. 
Joint secretary of health ministry Lav Agarwal presenting the distribution of variants circulation over a year in the country. 
Published on Jan 27, 2022 05:07 PM IST
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Veteran singer Sandhya Mukherjee falls ill in Kolkata; rushed to hospital

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Sandhya Mukherjee, 90, who refused to accept the Padma Shri award on Tuesday, was rushed to hospital in Kolkata on Thursday after complaining of illness. (TWITTER/@AITCofficial.)
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Updated on Jan 27, 2022 04:50 PM IST
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‘Surrender and seek bail’: Nitesh Rane gets 10-day arrest shield from SC

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Updated on Jan 27, 2022 04:20 PM IST
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R-Day celebrations: Burhan Wani's father hoists Tricolour at Pulwama school

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Burhan was a commander of the terrorist group Hizbul Mujahideen.
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Published on Jan 27, 2022 04:10 PM IST
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Covaxin, Covishield get full market authorisation

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Full market authorisation is granted when there is enough data to demonstrate that a vaccine is safe and effective for most. (HT PHOTO/ Representative image)
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Updated on Jan 27, 2022 04:07 PM IST
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Ahead of Budget Session, Congress to hold parliamentary strategy group meet tomorrow

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The Congress party’s parliamentary strategy meeting will be chaired by Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday. (UNI PHOTO.)
The Congress party’s parliamentary strategy meeting will be chaired by Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday. (UNI PHOTO.)
Published on Jan 27, 2022 04:04 PM IST
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Tata Group takes over Air India, credits PM Modi's commitment to reforms

N Chandrasekaran, chairman of Tata Sons said, "We are totally delighted that this process is complete. We are very happy to have Air India back in the Tata fold. We look forward to working with everyone."
Chairman of Tata Sons N Chandrasekharan said Tata Group is very happy with the handover and is looking forward to work with everyone. 
Chairman of Tata Sons N Chandrasekharan said Tata Group is very happy with the handover and is looking forward to work with everyone. 
Published on Jan 27, 2022 03:50 PM IST
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Infighting over Padma award: Karan Singh backs Ghulam Nabi Azad

“Right thing to do. He wants to be Azad, not Ghulam,” tweeted Jairam Ramesh in reference to former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s refusal to accept the Padma Bhushan
Congress leader Karan Singh. (PTI/File)
Congress leader Karan Singh. (PTI/File)
Updated on Jan 27, 2022 03:50 PM IST
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Covaxin, Covishield to be available in hospitals, clinics; apex body gives nod

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Covaxin, Covishield to be available in regular market, apex body gives nod(REUTERS)
Covaxin, Covishield to be available in regular market, apex body gives nod(REUTERS)
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