News Flash: Centre plans big for International Yoga Day, PM Modi to perform yoga at Rajpath

New Delhi, May 17: After his China visit, Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi reached Mongolia. 14 crucial agreements have been signed between India and Mongolia.

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Modi Govt plans big for Inte'l Yoga Day

7:00 pm: PM Modi to perform Yoga on International Yoga Day with children at Rajpath in Delhi.

6:45 pm: Process of resolving border issues with China has started. I believe that it will now speed-up, says Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

6:30 pm: Centre has decided that it will celebrate the 475th birth anniversary of Maharana Pratap all over India: Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

6:15 pm: German spy agency helped US agency CIA track down Osama bin Laden, claims report.

6:00 pm: Centre is planning to open 1,000 ATMs in post offices all over the country, said Union Telecom Minister Ravishankar Prasad.

5:30 pm: I request people of Mongolia to spread the word as to how ‘Yog' can heal lives, remove stress and bring peace in society: PM Modi at the community reception in Mongolia.

5:15 pm: Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav announces formation of new party 'Jan Kranti Adhikaar Morcha' in Bihar.


4:19 pm: People to people contact with China is important and we support if relation with China grows, says Sitaram Yechury, CPI(M) on PM Modi's China visit.

Mithun Chakraborty.

4:08 pm: Saradha scam: ED questions TMC MP Mithun Chakraborty, actor says he will return money.

3:45 pm: PM Modi said in Mongolian Parliament it is a rare honour bestowed to a foreign leader on a holiday. Gets a horse as a gift from Mongolia.

3:40 pm: Dirty foam continues to appear in Bengaluru's Varthur lake.

3:30 pm: Congress protests against the recent fuel price by NDA Government in Patna, calls Centre 'insensitive'.


3:00 pm: As per norms in the Transaction of business rules, the appointment of Chief Secretary must be thorough the CM, said Congress leader Ajay Maken while commenting on Kejriwal controversy.

2:36 pm: PM Narendra Modi tries his hand at archery at Chingisiin Khuree Camp, Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia.

2:09 pm: Everybody knows LG has full powers to appoint someone for 10 days while Chief Secretary is away, as it's a crucial position, said BJP leader Shazia Ilmi.

1:43 pm: Bihar elections are expected to be held sometime in September-October, said Chief Election Commissioner.

1:15 pm: Finance minister Arun Jaitley takes on Congress, says the Congress leadership lacks legislative literacy.

12:40 pm: Oratory power is no substitute for statesmanship, said Congress leader Tom Vaddakan on PM Modi's speech in China.

12:25 pm: I'm shocked that PM said that it's a curse to be born in India before 2014, said Congress leader.

12:14 pm: PM Modi lays foundation stone of IT Centre at Mongolian University of Science and Technology.

11:55 am: Australia's World Cup winning wicketkeeper-batsman Brad Haddin announces his retirement from one-day cricket.

11:33 am: Suicide bomb blast rocks Kabul airport. At least 16 were injured, casualties were feared.

11:05 am: Two jawans were martyred and two Maoists were killed in an encounter in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district today early morning.

10:38 am: Delhi Govt says its an elected Govt; elected does not mean you have uncontrolled power and function, said MoS Home, Kiren Rijiju, on Delhi Chief Secretary issue.

10:15 am: AAP members in Delhi are protesting against fuel price hike.

9:58 am: PM Narendra Modi speaks to Mongolian President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj.

9:40 am: I found special connectivity with this Parliament, there is a symbol of lotus here, said Narendra Modi while speaking at the Parliament of Mongolia.

9:25 am: Our security cooperation is growing, we can learn a great deal from each other. No one can doubt well known skills of Mongolian people, said PM Modi.

9:15 am: I condemn the unfortunate act of intimidation and pressure and act of character assassination adopted by Kejriwal and his Govt, said MoS Kiren Rijiju.

9:00 am: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal should not behave like CM of a full fledged state, said Kiren Rijiju.

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