india

Delhi confidential: Address Focus

Sources said that Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda wanted him to address village panchayats again about guidelines on quarantine and social distancing; MoS Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy suggested that Modi address self help groups, teachers, workers. In the meetings of a Group of Ministers headed by Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot, […]

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BSNL’s 4G dream is mired in controversy

Just to promote govt’s policy of Make in India, BSNL said, it cannot afford to procure sub-standard equipment from inexperienced companies, not having proven technology. BSNL complained that when competitors were procuring world-class 4G equipment from experienced vendors, why should BSNL be compelled to procure locally. The employees’ union of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL) […]

india

How Indian turned Covid-19 crisis into outsized global outreach exercise

When Kenyan Foreign Minister Raychelle Omamo called up External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday, the conversation was largely centered around the Covid-19 outbreak. Jaishankar’s counterpart was worried about the drug supplies with the virus now rearing its head in Africa and remote parts of the globe. Jaishankar told his Kenyan counterpart that not only […]

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Pic Talk: Here is the Modi’s new Profile Pic

The other day we have seen Prime Minister Narendra Modi covering his mouth and nose with a mask during the video conference with all the Chief Ministers of the states. On Tuesday, Modi who addressed the nation on extending lockdown, was seen covering his face with a ‘Gamcha’ (A towel like cloth). In order to […]