India News – 7 February 2020

Headlines

  • The path to peace has been a long one. Finally, the time of bloodshed is over: PM Modi in Kokrajhar

  • We want to make it clear that Rahul Gandhi or Congress have not expressed anything to cause hurt to the Prime Minister: Anand Sharma

  • ShaheenBagh – Supreme Court says it will take up on Monday, Feb 10 matters concerning clearance of Kalindi Kunj road in Delhi : Bar & Bench

  • India’s Ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu presents his Credentials to US President Donald Trump

  • Rubber hoses used for LPG should be certified by BIS, starting 1st August 2020

National

‘Will be remembered for generations to come!’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, @narendreamodi:

  • Today’s rally in Kokrajhar will be remembered for generations to come!
  • Thankful to all those who came to bless us.
  • Have a look at these pictures…

Pic Credit: @narendramodi

A time of joy and celebration for the Bodo community!

I am sure the Bodo Accord will bring progress and prosperity for the community and Assam: PM Modi

The path to peace has been a long one. Finally, the time of bloodshed is over.

We welcome all those who have joined the mainstream and rejected violence.

No problem can ever be solved using violent means: PM Modi

Those who ruled in the Northeast for decades did not have a vision for the region’s growth.

Blockades and violence were considered business as usual.

Our approach is different and it has lead to great outcomes: PM Modi

 

 

 

A message to my sisters and brothers of Assam: PM Modi

Some moments from the programme in Kokrajhar…delighted to be among the Bodo people! : PM Modi

Criticism of PM is not an anti national act. We want to make it clear that Rahul Gandhi or Congress have not expressed anything to cause hurt to the Prime Minister.

We believe in Gandhian principles.

The statement made was in context to exasperated youth: Anand Sharma Congress leader

Rahul Gandhi had asked some question in Parliament, instead of mentioning that paper is being laid on table, concerned minister started rolling out some papers at his disposal & started abusing & accusing Rahul Gandhi on a statement he made outside Parliament: Adhir Chowdhury – Leader of Congress party in Lok Sabha

 

India’s Ambassador to US presents his Credentials to US President Donald Trump

@SandhuTaranjitS :
  • Honoured to present my credentials as Ambassador of India to the USA to President Donald J. Trump⁩ at Oval Office in the White House this morning.
Pic Courtesy : @SandhuTaranjitS

Rubber hoses used for LPG should be certified by BIS, starting 1st August 2020

@PIB_India:

  • Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry has notified Quality Control for LPG Rubber Hose for Liquefied Petroleum Gas.
  • It will come into effect from 1st August 2020.
  • All rubber hoses used for domestic, commercial and industrial applications will have to conform to IS 9573.
  • This will ensure enhanced safety of domestic commercial and industrial users.
  • Rubber hose for LPG will bear this standard mark of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).
  • The BIS will be the certifying and enforcing authority for rubber hose for LPG.

TamilNadu 

‘Citizens of Tamil Nadu should demand a better education’

@ikamalhaasan – Kamal Haasan :

  • TN reports with 100% increase in school dropouts in classes 9th & 10th in last 3 years. This is not just distressing but a dangerous reggression which has to be stopped. Governments distract with useless or redundant schemes.
  • Citizens of Tamizh Nadu should demand a better education for the next generation atleast. They should re-examine archaic policies and re-configure the way to attain skill, wisdom, knowledge and excellence.

Kerala

‘Glad to inform flyers’

@ShashiTharoor – Shashi Tharoor :

  • Glad to inform flyers into & out of Thiruvananthapuram that with persistent follow up, the State Govt today has decided to charge only 1% GST on ATF for all domestic flights operating out of Thiruvananthapuram as against 5% inKochi.
  • With this, we should be able to attract more connectivity to Thiruvananthapuram.

 

Telangana

Telangana CM K Chandrashekar Rao today inaugurated Hyderabad Metro Rail’s JBS to MGBS corridor-2 

Pic Credit: @TelanganaCMO

 

 

Sports

Kiren Rijiju Congratulates Rani Rampal

Kiren Rijiju, @KirenRijiju – Union Minister for  Youth Affairs & Sports:
  • Congratulated Indian Women’s Hockey Team captain Rani Rampal on becoming the first Indian and first-ever hockey player to win the prestigious ‘WORLD GAMES ATHLETE OF THE YEAR 2020’ award.
  • The whole of India is very proud of her achievement!

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Pic Credit: @KirenRijiju

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