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PM Modi Interacts with the Indian Community at the iconic La Seine Musicale in Paris.

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu on Thursday brought several stranded tourists from Sangla to Shimla in the IAF helicopter in which he was traveling. Earlier today, CM Sukhu visited the flood-hit Thunag Sub-division in Seraj constituency of district Mandi and took stock of the situation at Thunag market which is severely affected by the flood.

Cooperative NCCF to sell tomatoes via mobile vans in Delhi-NCR at discounted rate of Rs 90/kg from Friday, said government officials.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Paris today on a two-day visit during which he will hold wide-ranging talks with President Emmanuel Macron and join him for the French National Day celebrations as the Guest of Honour. PM Modi's visit will focus on strengthening India-France ties in various domains including defence and space. Before departing for France, PM Modi said he will hold wide-ranging discussions with the French President on taking forward the longstanding and time-tested partnership. "This year marks the 25th anniversary of our strategic partnership. Rooted in deep trust and commitment, our two countries cooperate closely across various domains including defence, space, civil nuclear, blue economy, trade, investment, education, culture and people to people ties. We also work together on regional and global issues," PM Modi said in a statement.

More than 300 mail and express trains and 406 passenger trains have been cancelled between July 7 and July 15 due to waterlogging on tracks following heavy rainfall over the past few days, officials said on Thursday. Overall, about 600 mail and express trains and over 500 passenger trains have been affected, including some cancelled, diverted, short-terminated and others short-originated, due to waterlogging, they said.

With Yamuna levels rising to a record high, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Thursday directed that non-essential government offices, schools and colleges be closed till Sunday, officials said. Private establishments are advised to work from home, they said. The decision was made at the DDMA meeting held at the LG Secretariat here on Thursday. "Commercial establishments around Kashmere Gate to be asked to close till Sunday. Buses coming to ISBT will stop at Singhu Border, and DTC buses will ferry people from there," the officials added.

The Delhi government has banned the entry of heavy goods vehicles, barring those carrying essentials, in the city from four borders including Singhu as a precautionary measure in view of the rising Yamuna levels, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said on Thursday. Sharing a copy of the order issued by the Transport Department on Twitter, he said. "Entry of Heavy Goods Vehicles has been banned from Singhu Border, Badarpur Border, Loni Border and Chilla Border as a precautionary measure in view of abnormally rising water level of Yamuna River."

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World has come to believe that it won't take long for India to become $5 trillion economy: PM Modi

Your (members of the Indian diaspora in France) contribution towards improving the Indo-French relationship will be written in history in golden words," says PM Modi in his interaction with the Indian diaspora in Paris.
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The world's oldest language is Indian: PM in Paris

Tamil is the oldest language in the world. What could be a matter of bigger pride that the world's oldest language is Indian: PM Narendra Modi, in Paris.
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India and France are tackling many challenges of the 21st century: PM

India and France are tackling many challenges of the 21st century. Therefore, at this crucial time, the importance of the strategic partnership between our countries has increased even more: PM
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People-to-people connect is the strongest foundation of India-France partnership: PM Modi to Indian diaspora

"Today the French Prime Minister came to greet me. Tomorrow I'll join my friend President Macron at the Bastille Day parade. This is a reflection of the bond between the two Nations," said PM Modi at the La Seine Musical.
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Diversity is the biggest strength of our country: PM Modi

Every Indian is using the strenght of diversity for the welfare of the world: PM Modi tells Indian community in France.
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PM said he took membership of Alliance Francais around 40 years ago

PM remembers contribution of India soldiers in France during World War I.
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Mahatma Gandhi said France taught the world the meaning of liberty, equality, fraternity: PM

 "India's significance is fast-evolving globally. It is the mother of democracy and model of diversity" PM tells Indian community in France.
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French footballer Kylian Mbappe is superhit in India: PM Modi

French footballer Kylian Mbappe is superhit in India. Footballer Mbappe has more fans in Indian villages than in France, said PM Modi.
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Climate change, supply chains, counter-terrorism or counter-radicalism, the world is looking to India: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addresses the Indian Diaspora in Paris.
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The whole world is a family, we can build a better nation with this feeling: PM Modi

From vedic times we have learnt "let's march, let's march". Will see this in national day parade tomorrow, said PM Modi.
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PM Modi begins his address in Paris

"We Indians create a mini India wherever we go. And I've heard some people have travelled 10-11 hours to come here. There can be no greater love than this," said PM Modi in Paris while interacting with Indian community.
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When I hear 'Bharat Mata ki ji' I feel, I have come home: PM Modi in Paris

When I hear 'Bharat Mata ki ji' I feel, I have come home, said PM Modi in Paris while interacting with Indian community in France.
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Had productive exchanges: PM on meeting Gérard Larcher

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Cultural performances by the Indian diaspora at the La Seine Musicale in Paris ahead of the arrival of PM Modi

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3 non-locals shot at by unidentified gunmen in Gagran area of Shopian

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PM Narendra Modi meets French counterpart

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Non-essential govt offices, schools and colleges to remain closed till Sunday across Delhi as per DDMA

Delhi Govt bans entry of Heavy Good Vehicles from the Singhu Border, Badarpur Border, Loni Border and Chilla Border. Interstate buses from Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, J&K, Uttarakhand terminating at ISBT Kashmere Gate will terminate at Singhu border.
At 8 a.m. on Thursday, the Yamuna River's water level had surpassed the 208.48-meter threshold.
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PM Narendra Modi will attend the Bastille Day parade in Paris tomorrow as the guest of honour

PM Narendra Modi will attend the Bastille Day parade in Paris tomorrow as the guest of honour. After the parade, the PM will attend a lunch hosted by the President of the National Assembly of France. After this, the PM will meet prominent personalities. PM Modi will also be accorded a ceremonial welcome tomorrow and will have tete-a-tete and delegation-level talks. The PM will also attend the CEO Forum event and banquet dinner in Louvre.
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PM Modi greets members of Indian diaspora who have gathered here to welcome him in Paris

PM Modi will address an Indian Community event at the iconic La Seine Musicale at around 11 PM IST today.
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People from the Indian diaspora gather outside a hotel in Paris to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi has been invited as the Guest of Honour at the Bastille Day Parade at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron.

First Published: Jul 13 2023 | 07:29 AM IST

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