PM Modi on Efforts Made in North Eastern States | Prime Minister Narendra Modi appreciated the innovative entrepreneurial efforts being made in North Eastern states amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Speaking on the pandemic situation in the country, PM Modi said, “COVID-19 recovery rate in our country is better than others. Our fatality rate is much less than other countries. We were able to save the lives of lakhs of people, but the threat of coronavirus is not over yet. It is spreading fast in many areas, we need to remain vigilant.”
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The Kargil war was declared over on July 26, 1999, after Indian soldiers pushed back Pakistani troops, a bulk of them drawn from the neighbouring country's Northern Light Infantry, from the captured…
PM Modi Urges People to Keep Wearing Masks | "Sometimes, do you feel tired of wearing a mask? When you do, think of our coronavirus warriors and their exemplary efforts," Prime Minister Narendra Modi says.
PM Modi on Madhubani Masks | "We are seeing how Madhubani masks are becoming increasingly popular across India," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Meanwhile, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Paid Tributes at National War Memorial on Kargil Vijay Diwas
The Kargil war was declared over on July 26, 1999, after Indian soldiers pushed back the Pakistani troops, a bulk of them drawn from the neighbouring country.
PM Modi on Suriname | Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished India-origin Chandrikapersad Santokhi, Suriname's newly-elected President, after he took oath in Sanskrit while holding Vedas in his hand during the inauguration ceremony on July 16.
PM Modi Praises Ladakh, Kutch | Talking about Ladakh and Kutch, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the areas had employed novel methods amid the ongoing crisis, and praised them.
PM Modi: 'Times are Changing' | Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his 67th Mann ki Baat, said :"There was a time, when whether in sports or other sectors, most people were either from big cities or from famous families or from well-known schools or colleges."
Our youth are coming forward from villages, from small towns and from ordinary families. New heights of success are being scaled. These people are moving forward in the midst of crises, fostering new dreams. We see this in the results of the board exams too: PM @narendramodi— PMO India (@PMOIndia) July 26, 2020
PM Modi Expresses Solidarity With Those Suffering from Floods | Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his 67th Mann ki Baat, expressed solidarity with all those affected by floods and heavy rainfall across India.
Our solidarity with all those affected by floods and heavy rainfall across India.— PMO India (@PMOIndia) July 26, 2020
Centre, State Governments, local administrations, NDRF and social organisations are working to provide all possible assistance to those affected. #MannKiBaat pic.twitter.com/zwtXIpIfoi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Floods | PM Modi, addressed the ongoing floods happening in Assam and Bihar, and said that all authorities, including the NDRF were engaged in rescue and mitation efforts. He acknowledged that it was a tough time, battling with the twin disasters of Covid-19 and floods.
PM Modi on Efforts by Villages | "Whenever you feel like taking off your masks, think of frontline soldiers. Villages have been making extraordinary efforts against Covid-19," Prime Minister Narendra Modi says, while shedding light on the various administrative and innovative efforts being undertaken in villages. "With a positive approach, a disaster can be turned around into opportunity," he says.
PM Modi Asks People to Take All Precautions | Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that coronavirus is not yet gone, its spreading fast in many areas, and its still as dangerous as before. "We need to take all precautions. Please ensure that you wear a mask, maintain 'do gajj ki doori' and wash your hands."
Asks People to Remember Sacrifice of Soldiers | Prime Minister Narendra Modi says - "I urge you all to visit www.gallantryaward.gov.in and read about our brave soliders." He plays former PM Vajpayee's message from Red Fort on Kargil which "resonates even today." "Before taking any action, let us ask ourselves whether its worthy of the sacrifice that the soldiers made in Kargil," Modi reiterates.
PM Modi Expresses Gratitude | In a tweet on Kargil Diwas today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said - "India remains eternally grateful to our soldiers for their bravery. #CourageInKargil."
Meanwhile, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also addressed public on the occasion of Kargil Diwas through a video on Twitter.
राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा के दायरे में हम जो कुछ भी करते हैं, वह हमेशा आत्मरक्षा के लिए करते हैं, आक्रमण के लिए नहीं।अगर दुश्मन देश ने कभी हमारे ऊपर आक्रमण किया, तो हमने यह भी साबित कर दिया कि कारगिल की तरह हम उसे मुंहतोड़ जवाब देंगे। pic.twitter.com/AfYDhaHZw4— Rajnath Singh (@rajnathsingh) July 26, 2020
PM Modi on Kargil Diwas | Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be speaking on Kargil Diwas today, he said in a tweet about his radio programme Mann ki Baat.
On Kargil Vijay Diwas, we remember the courage and determination of our armed forces, who steadfastly protected our nation in 1999. Their valour continues to inspire generations.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 26, 2020
Will speak more about this during today’s #MannKiBaat, which begins shortly. #CourageInKargil
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Ongoing Issues | Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also expected to address the coronavirus pandemic in this 'Mann ki Baat', even as nearly 49,000 new Covid-19 cases have been coming up in 24-hour periods.
READ | In Mann ki Baat, PM Modi's Indirect Dig at China With Some Help from a Sanskrit Shloka
Addressing the nation in his Mann ki Baat radio programme, PM Modi said India knew how to maintain friendships but also look the enemy in the eye and retaliate if the need arises.
PM Modi to Share 'Inspiring' Anecdotes Today | Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier asked people to share inspiring anecdotes for his 67th Mann ki Baat.
I am sure you would be aware of inspiring anecdotes of how collective efforts have brought about positive changes.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 11, 2020
You would surely know of initiatives that have transformed many lives.
Please share them for this month’s #MannKiBaat, which will take place on the 26th!
A file photo of PM Narendra Modi.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi had written, "Do tune in tomorrow, 26th July, at 11 AM. #MannKiBaat." For the address, the Prime Minister had invited people to share “inspiring anecdotes” of collective efforts which have brought about changes in other’s lives.
“I am sure you would be aware of inspiring anecdotes of how collective efforts have brought about positive changes. You would surely know of initiatives that have transformed many lives. Please share them for this month’s #MannKiBaat, which will take place on the 26th!” PM Modi had tweeted on July 11.
In his last Mann ki baat address on June 28, the Prime Minister had focused on the fight against coronavirus and said that there could be any number of challenges but our country's history shows that it [India] has always overcome them. He reiterated the importance of wearing masks and following social distancing norms during the Unlock period.
“We have to be more cautious during the Unlock phase than we were in lockdown. Your alertness will protect you from corona,” he said during the 66th episode of Mann Ki Baat.
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