Latest News Live Updates: PM Modi Reaches 100 Million Followers on Social Media Platform X

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has achieved a significant milestone by reaching 100 million followers on the social media platform X, making him one of the most followed political leaders globally. The accomplishment highlights his extensive influence and popularity on social media.   Key Accused in BSP Leader Murder Case Shot Dead K Thiruvengadam, a key accused in the murder of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Tamil Nadu chief K Armstrong, was shot dead on Sunday after he allegedly attempted to assault police personnel and flee from custody. Thiruvengadam was one of…

PM Modi Blesses Anant Ambani-Radhika Merchant

After seven months of extravagant pre-wedding celebrations, Anant Ambani, the son of India’s richest man Mukesh Ambani, completed his long-awaited marriage to pharmaceutical heiress Radhika Merchant on Friday. The ceremony, attended by thousands of guests, marked the culmination of a series of lavish events leading up to the grand wedding day. Nita and Mukesh Ambani gave a grand welcome to PM Modi. In another video, PM Modi is seen seated between Isha and Akash Ambani. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a notable entrance at Anant Ambani and Radhika Merchant’s wedding function held on Saturday at…

SoftBank fully exited its investment from One97 Communications

Japan’s SoftBank fully exited its investment in Paytm-parent One97 Communications during the June quarter, incurring a loss of around $150 million (approximately ₹1,250 crore), according to a PTI report. A source mentioned that SoftBank’s exit resulted in a loss of 10-12%.   Softbank held around 18.5 per cent stake in Paytm before the fintech’s IPO in 2021. It held a 17.3 per cent stake through SVF India Holdings (Cayman) Ltd and 1.2 per cent through SVF Panther.   The exit of a major investor like SoftBank could impact market sentiment and stock performance…

Odisha CM Mohan Charan Majhi Initiates Major Bureaucratic Reshuffle

Odisha Chief Minister Mohan Charan Majhi has initiated significant changes in the state bureaucracy nearly a month after taking office. Two high-ranking officials from the previous BJD government have been reassigned to new roles. G Mathivathanan, who held the position of Housing and Urban Development Secretary for over 11 years, has been appointed as the Director General of Gopabandhu Academy of Administration. This institution is responsible for training Odisha Administrative Service officers. Meanwhile, Sports Secretary R Vineel Krishna, who also served as Special Secretary in the Chief Minister’s Office, has…

Modi and Putin Push for Rupee-Ruble Trade Settlement: A New Era of Economic Cooperation

Strengthening Bilateral Trade During Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Moscow, India and Russia agreed to advance their bilateral trade settlement using national currencies. This move aims to promote economic cooperation and reduce dependency on the US dollar. Russia’s Charge d’Affaires, Roman Babushkin, highlighted this as a significant point in the India-Russia joint statement. National Currency Settlement System According to a release by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), both sides will continue consultations to ensure the interoperability of their financial messaging systems. The statement emphasized the commitment to a…

Indian-Origin Doctor Performs UAE’s First Paediatric Living Liver Transplant: A Life-Saving Milestone

A Groundbreaking Surgery In a remarkable medical achievement, an Indian-origin doctor has successfully performed the first paediatric living liver transplant in the UAE. The groundbreaking procedure was conducted on four-year-old Razia Khan, who was born in Abu Dhabi and diagnosed with a rare genetic liver condition called Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis type 3 (PFIC). The surgery was carried out by Dr. Rehan Saif and his team at Burjeel Medical City (BMC). A Family’s Struggle Razia’s family had already endured the heartache of losing their first daughter to the same condition…

Modi 3.0: PM Modi Completes One Month in Office Amid Criticism from Congress Lists 10 Issues

Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to power for a third consecutive term last month. He and his Council of Ministers took oath on June 9, marking the beginning of what is being termed as “Modi 3.0.” As the Modi 3.0 government completes one month, the Congress party on Tuesday (July 9) criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi by highlighting several pressing issues. In a post on social media platform X, the Congress party enumerated various incidents and challenges that have occurred since Modi’s swearing-in for his third term. These included a…

“Sar Pe Laal Topi Rusi…”: PM Modi Invokes Raj Kapoor Classic at Moscow Diaspora Event

Moscow, Russia — Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his ongoing visit to Russia, addressed the Indian diaspora in Moscow on Tuesday, invoking the famous Raj Kapoor song “Sar Pe Laal Topi Rusi” to emphasize the warmth of India-Russia relations. Praising his “dear friend” Russian President Vladimir Putin, Modi assured that the bond between the two nations would remain strong regardless of external conditions. Dressed in a white kurta-pajama with a red scarf around his neck, Modi received a warm reception from the Indian community, who chanted his name several times…

PM Modi Hosts Indian T20 World Cup Champions

Players Hail the Meeting as an “Honor” India’s T20 World Cup-winning cricket team received a grand welcome upon their return to the country. Fresh off their historic triumph in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 held in Barbados, the champions landed in New Delhi and were greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence on Thursday, July 4. Following their meeting with the PM, the team headed to Mumbai for a celebratory victory parade. Warm Reception at PM’s Residence Led by captain Rohit Sharma, the victorious squad met…

PM Modi to Visit Austria Marks a New Chapter: Strengthening Ties After 41 Years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Austria on July 9 and 10, making him the first Indian leader to travel to the country in 41 years. This visit signifies a historic moment in India-Austria relations, revitalizing a connection that has been dormant since Indira Gandhi’s visit in 1983. Prior to that, the last Indian prime minister to set foot in Austria was Jawaharlal Nehru in 1955. Pioneers in Diplomacy The diplomatic relationship between India and Austria began in 1949. Nehru’s visit in 1955 was pivotal, as it marked…