Focus on E-Waste recycling, says PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat | Highlights

Updated on Jan 29, 2023 01:28 PM IST

PM Modi Mann Ki Baat: This is the 97th edition of Mann Ki Baat and also the first episode of 2023.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi(ANI/PIB)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 97th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat', his monthly radio programme. The first episode of 2023 will air at 11 am.

In the previous episode of 'Mann Ki Baat,' which aired on December 25, PM Modi discussed how India is on track to become the world's fifth largest economy by 2022, having produced 220 crore vaccines and crossing the USD 400 billion mark in exports. He praised the government's 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' initiative and spoke about 'Amrit Kaal' as India celebrated its 75th anniversary of independence.

"I am glad that in the era of evidence-based medicine, Yoga and Ayurveda are now standing up to the tests and tests of the modern age," Modi said of how Ayurveda should be incorporated into our lives. He cited Tata Memorial Centre research, which found that regular Yoga practise reduced disease recurrence by 15% in patients. In his speech, he also emphasised the country's responsibility for hosting the G20 summit this year. Using the theme 'One Earth, One Family, One Future,' Prime Minister Modi stated that India's G20 presidency will work to promote this universal sense of oneness.

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  • Jan 29, 2023 11:49 AM IST

    ‘Kashmir youth with make India proud in coming times’: PM Modi

    Prime Minister Modi stated that Kashmiri youth are enthusiastic about sports and that they will win medals for the country and hoist the tricolour flag.

  • Jan 29, 2023 11:38 AM IST

    Modi appreciates people living around Ramsar sites

    “Expansion of Wetlands in India is possible because of the people who live around Ramsar Sites. I appreciate all such people very much, on behalf of the listeners of 'Mann Ki Baat', I wish them all the best," says Modi in Mann Ki Baat.

  • Jan 29, 2023 11:28 AM IST

    PM Modi says, ‘India should become Global Recycling Hub for E-waste!’

    PM Modi says,"Today's latest devices are also the E-Waste of the future. Whenever someone buys a new device or replaces his old device, it becomes necessary to keep in mind whether it is discarded properly or not."

    “It was told in a United Nations report that 50 million tonnes of E-Waste is being thrown every year,” Modi says further.

  • Jan 29, 2023 11:26 AM IST

    Modi says, ‘Domestic Patent Filing is more than Foreign Filing’

    “For the first time in the last 11 years in India, the number of Domestic Patent Filing has been seen more than Foreign Filing. This also shows the growing scientific potential of India,” said PM Modi.

  • Jan 29, 2023 11:21 AM IST

    'India's Global Innovation Index improved': PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India has improved to 40th rank in Global Innovation Index 2022 which was at the 81st spot in 2015.

  • Jan 29, 2023 11:20 AM IST

    PM Modi speaks about Goa's ‘Purple Fest’

    “Goa's ‘Purple Fest’ organised from January 6 to 8 was a unique effort in itself for the welfare of the divyangs,” says PM Modi. Over 50,000 people took part in it. Modi goes on to say that people were overjoyed that they could finally enjoy the 'Miramar Beach' to the fullest.

  • Jan 29, 2023 11:13 AM IST

    Prime Minister speaks on importance of ‘Millets’ 

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi discusses the importance of 'Millets,' declaring 2023 to be the International Year of Millets. Modi names people from various states who have dedicated their professional lives to promoting 'millet-made' food. Modi also gives a special mention of Odisha's Millet Mission, speaking about "Milletpreneurs," a women's self-help group.

  • Jan 29, 2023 11:11 AM IST

    'Democracy is in India's culture': PM Modi

    “Democracy is in our veins, in our culture - it has also been an integral part of our functioning for centuries. By nature, we are a Democratic Society,” said PM Modi in Mann Ki Baat.

  • Jan 29, 2023 11:08 AM IST

    Modi says 2023's Padma Awards being heard even in Naxalite affected areas

    “This year the echoes of the Padma Awards are being heard even in those areas which used to be Naxalite affected. Those who show the right path to the misguided youths in the Naxalite affected areas by their efforts have been honored with the Padma Awards,” said PM Modi.

  • Jan 29, 2023 11:05 AM IST

    ‘Month of January is eventful’: PM Modi quoting Republic Day

    "Every year the month of January is quite eventful, " says PM Modi.

  • Jan 29, 2023 11:00 AM IST

    PM Modi addresses 2023' first episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat’

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his address on the first episode of this year's 'Mann Ki Baat,' his monthly radio programme.

  • Jan 29, 2023 10:42 AM IST

    'The legacy of cleanliness is now being carried by all Indians together': PM Modi in 96th edition

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke about the 'Swachh Bharat Mission' in the 96th episode of 'Mann Ki Baat,' which aired on December 25, last year, saying, "The legacy of cleanliness is now being carried by all Indians together."

  • Jan 29, 2023 10:34 AM IST

    PM Modi to address 97th edition of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ shortly

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will shortly address 2023's first episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat.’


People associated with Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh questioned last week

Updated on Jun 06, 2023 12:25 PM IST

Delhi Police are probing the allegations of sexual misconduct top wrestlers have levelled against former Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh (HT PHOTO)

On BJP's conspiracy claim, TMC echoes Congress: 'allowed ex-rail minister to…'

Published on Jun 06, 2023 12:09 PM IST

Bengal BJP leader and former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi claimed that the train accident in Odisha's Balasore was a result of a “meticulous conspiracy”.

Senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh and TMC spokesperson Saket Gokhale.

WATCH | Navy's 'made-in-India' torpedo tracks, destroys underwater target

Published on Jun 06, 2023 11:09 AM IST

The Indian Navy on Wednesday achieved another unique feat after an MH-60 ‘Romeo’ multi-mission helicopter landed on INS Vikrant.

Successful engagement of an underwater target by an indigenously developed Heavy Weight Torpedo.(Twitter/SpokespersonNavy)

MV Empress, India's first international cruise, sets sail for Sri Lanka

Published on Jun 06, 2023 10:58 AM IST

The MV Empress will visit three ports in Sri Lanka before returning to Chennai: Hanbantota, Trincomalee, and Kankesanturei.

The MV Empress is India’s only International cruise.(Cordelia Cruises)

Odisha train tragedy: On CBI probe, Cong recalls ‘chronology’ of Kanpur crash

Published on Jun 06, 2023 10:55 AM IST

The central government had asked the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to probe the 2016 Kanpur train accident.

NDRF personnel during a rescue operation after three trains collided with each other resulting in a major accident at Bahanaga railway station of Balasore district in Odisha on Saturday. (Photo by Arabinda Mahapatra)

Anti-drugs agency's 'biggest ever' LSD seizure, 'dark net' ring caught: Report

Updated on Jun 06, 2023 10:44 AM IST

Last month the NCB and Navy seized ₹25,000 crore worth of methamphetamine that was from Pakistan and routed via Iran.

LSD or lysergic acid diethylamide is a synthetic chemical based-drug and is categorised as a hallucinogen. (HT File Photo)

BBC must file revised IT returns for underreporting 40 cr income: CBDT official

Updated on Jun 06, 2023 12:08 PM IST

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has landed in a soup over alleged tax evasion and violations of foreign exchange rules in India.

The New Delhi office of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was "surveyed" by the IT department earlier this year.(Reuters)

Odisha train crash: Father's unwavering hope helps find son alive in morgue

Updated on Jun 06, 2023 12:21 PM IST

Biswajit, despite being in pain, managed to answer the call with a feeble voice, conveying that he was still alive but suffering greatly.

The family drove Biswajit to SSKM Hospital in Kolkata for further treatment.(REUTERS)

Odisha train accident: Railways puts death toll at 278

Updated on Jun 06, 2023 09:42 AM IST

Khurda Road Divisional Railway Manager (DRM) Rinkesh Ray said on Monday that apart from 278 deaths, 1,100 people were injured in the June 2 accident.

The toll was earlier put at 288, which the state government revised to 275 on Sunday, claiming some bodies were counted twice.
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President Droupadi Murmu conferred highest civilian award by Suriname

Published on Jun 06, 2023 09:40 AM IST

Murmu received the award from the President of the Republic of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi.

President Droupadi Murmu being presented special covers of stamps to mark 150 years of arrival of Indians in Suriname by President of Suriname Chan Santokhi, in Suriname, Monday.(PTI)

Modi’s ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ mission depends on success of his US, France visits

Published on Jun 06, 2023 09:21 AM IST

India will cement ties with US and France during PM Modi’s upcoming visits to Washington and Paris.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Centre), French President Emmanuel Macron (Left), and US President Joe Biden (Right).

Monsoon arrival in Kerala likely to be delayed further

Updated on Jun 06, 2023 09:30 AM IST

Monsoon normally arrives in Kerala around June 1 before advancing northwards and covering the entire country by July 15

A delayed onset has little impact on monsoon rains. (PTI)
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Religious conversion via gaming app? What UP police said about modus operandi

Published on Jun 06, 2023 09:13 AM IST

According to the police, the gang's modus operandi was to target children through an online game.

UP police said it has busted a conversion racket targeting young and impressionable minds.(Pexels)
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