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PM's Day 3 in NY: Our focus is on e-governance and development, says Modi at CFR
New York, Sept 29: Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, who is on a visit to the US, is on a very tight schedule.

He began his third day in the country having breakfast with top CEOs, he will end up having dinner with Obama. Modi met CEOs of 11 top US companies over breakfast. Among those present are Google's Eric Schmidt and PepsiCo's Indira Nooyi.

Reportedly, he will end the day having dinner with the first family of the US - the Obamas.

Read more here: Narendra Modi's busy schedule in US; breakfast with CEOs, dinner with Obama

Here are the updates from Modi's third day in the US:

1:29 pm: Modi departs for Washington DC

12:44 pm: Modi off to Washington DC, tweets MEA

12:05 pm: Modi ends his interaction at CFR


11:52 pm: Our Foreign Secretary is a woman, our External Affairs Min is a woman, my cabinet has women leaders : PM Modi on gender inequality

11:49 pm: Withdrawal process in Afghanistan should be very slow, says Modi

11:45 pm: There are some things that connect India and America,openness and democracy are some of those: PM Modi

11:40 pm: Non-violence is our basic philosophy, terrorism in our country is 'exported' not home grown: PM Modi

11:34 pm: India has lot of poor people. Thats why the agreement on trade facilitation and food security need to go hand in hand: PM Modi

11:27 pm: Terrorism is threat to humanity. and whoever believes in humanity they need to come together beyond all divisions: PM Modi

11:26 pm: Terrorism has no borders, no ideology, says PM Modi

11:23 pm: I am sad to say that some countries have not been able to understand the evils of terrorism :PM

11:21 pm: We want peace with our neighbours. I invited Heads of SAARC nations for our swearing in ceremony: PM Modi

11:16 pm: In our very first Budget we took initiatives on FDI. We want private investment in our railways, says PM Modi

11:06 pm: We want to take our economy ahead on three pillars of agriculture, manufacturing and services, says PM Modi

11:04 pm: 'Zero Defect, Zero Effect'. Our products will have no defects and will have no adverse impact on environment :PM

11:02 pm: We are emphasizing on e-governance and development, on platform of world and at the same time for the poor people of my nation, says PM Modi

11:00 pm: I was born in the independent India, democracy is in my blood: PM Modi

10:57 pm: CFR does not impose it's views, puts forth facts and let's people reach their own conclusions, I appreciate this :PM

10:55 pm: Modi begins his address at CFR

10:51 pm: PM Narendra Modi arrives at Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York

10:44 pm: Modi to address the council for foreign relations soon

10:20 pm: Thank you for undertaking cleaning of Ganga. It is a sacred project and smart approach, says Bill CLinton to Modi

10:11 pm: Modi met former US president Bill Clinton in NY


10:00 pm: PM Modi to address The Council for Foreign Relations (CFR) in New York shortly

9:00 pm: PM Modi & EAM Sushma Swaraj meet Former Prez of US Bill Clinton & Former US Secy of State Hillary Clinton

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