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PM Modi In Europe: ‘New India Is Ready To Innovate And Incubate’

PM Modi In Europe: ‘New India Is Ready To Innovate And Incubate’

On Monday, PM Narendra Modi, while addressing the Indian community in Germany, said that a new India has made up its mind to move forward with determination and has ended three decades of instability with a mere touch of a button. PM Modi said: “This time of the 21st century is very important for India. Today’s India has made up its mind; it is moving ahead with determination. When the country makes a resolve, then that country walks on new paths and shows it by achieving desired goals,” As a large crowd gathered at the Theater Am Postdamer Platz in Berlin, the Prime Minister’s long address was peppered with slogans like ‘Modi hai toh mumkin hai’‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’, and ‘2024, Modi Once More’. Speaking about India’s development, PM Narendra Modi said that the country has been achieving success in every sector – ease of living, ease of employment, ease of doing business, quality of travel, quality of life, quality of education etc. “New India now does not think about a secure future but is ready to take risks, ready to innovate and incubate. India, which had 200-400 start-ups around 2014, today is home to 68,000 startups and dozens of unicorns… some of whom have already become deca-corns with 10 billion dollars valuation,” said PM Modi. The Prime Minister is on a 3-nation visit to Europe and is also set to visit Denmark and France in the coming days. 

Covid-Bulletin: India Registers 2,568 New Covid-19 Cases; Recovery Rate At 98.74%

According to the latest data released by the union health ministry, India has registered 2,568 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours. The active caseload of the country currently stands at 19,137. Meanwhile, daily recoveries have outnumbered active covid-19 cases, recording 2,911 recoveries in the previous 24 hours. The total recoveries have reached 4,25,41,887. The daily and weekly positivity rates currently stand at 0.61% and 0.71%, respectively. As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, the country has conducted 83.86 crore covid-19 tests so far. On the vaccination front, India has administered 189.41 crore covid-19 vaccine doses so far under the nationwide vaccination drive. 

Communal Clashes Reported In Jodhpur Following Eid Prayers 

After clashes were reported in Rajasthan on Monday, stone-pelting incidents were again reported at the Jalori Gate following the Eid prayers. To stop the clashes between two communities, Rajasthan police had to resort to lathi charge. According to the police, the situation is now in control. “The situation is under control, and the flag march will be held. Action will be taken according to the law. Police personnel received minor injuries. We’re looking into it (on flag hoisting incident),” said Navjyoti Gogoi, Police Commissioner, Jodhpur. After violent clashes were reported on Monday night, the Jodhpur district administration temporarily suspended the internet services on Tuesday as a precautionary measure. 

Russian President Vladimir Putin May Undergo Cancer Treatment Claims An Unverified New York Post Report

An unverified report in the US’s New York Post has claimed that Russian President Vladimir Putin might undergo cancer treatment and temporarily hand over power to the secretary of the Security Council, Nikolai Patrushev. While citing a Telegram channel, the New York Post said that Putin has been told by the doctors that he must undergo the operation. According to the report, the Russian President is rumoured to be suffering from cancer and a host of other medical issues, including Parkinson’s disease. The post claimed: “We know that Putin signalled to Patrushev that he considers him to be practically his only trusted ally and friend in the government. Additionally, the President promised that if his health takes a turn for the worse, actual control of the country will temporarily pass into Patrushev’s hands.” A lot of questions have been raised regarding Putin’s health in recent weeks, especially after he was seen tightly gripping a desk during his meeting with Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu. 

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