Last Updated : Feb 16 2019 9:32AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Modi leads nation in paying tributes to martyrs of Pulwama attack; Says perpetrators of dastardly attack will not be spared            Government convenes all-party meeting in New Delhi today over Pulwama attack            US extends support to New Delhi's right to self-defense & offers full co-operation in confronting terrorism            Bikaner land scam case: ED attaches assets worth over Rs 4 crore of Robert Vadra's company & others            Badminton National: PV Sindhu to clash with Saina Nehwal in Women's Singles Final in Guwahati today           

National News

May 03, 2018
1:47PM

PM Modi emphasises need to use technology in celebrations of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasised the need to use technology in the celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi so that the whole world can take note and participate. Mr Modi said this at the first meeting of a national committee set up to plan events to commemorate the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. 

President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday chaired the meeting in New Delhi. Prime Minister called for the celebrations to move beyond government events and take the shape of a mass movement or Jan Bhagidaari. Mr Modi also urged all state governments to have similar consultations and draw plans at the state level.
The Prime Minister stressed that all programmes associated with this celebration should be designed around the theme of Karyanjali or Gandhi in action. He expressed happiness that the suggestions received during the meeting were mostly action-oriented. Mr Modi said, Mahatma Gandhi and his teachings are timeless. 

He said that Mahatma Gandhi can become a mechanism for people around the world to understand India. Prime Minister felt that solutions to several contemporary problems could be found by following the path shown by Mahatma Gandhi.

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 16 (Feb) Midday News 15 (Feb) News at Nine 15 (Feb) Hourly 16 (Feb) (0905hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 16 (Feb) दोपहर समाचार 15 (Feb) समाचार संध्या 15 (Feb) प्रति घंटा समाचार 16 (Feb) (0900hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 16 (Feb) Khabrein(Day) 15 (Feb) Khabrein(Eve) 15 (Feb)
Aaj Savere 16 (Feb) Parikrama 15 (Feb) Lok Ruchi Samachar 10 (Feb)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 15 (Feb) Samayki 15 (Feb) Sports Scan 15 (Feb) Spotlight/News Analysis 14 (Feb)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 14 (Feb) Surkhiyon Mein 14 (Feb) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 13 (Feb) Vaad-Samvaad 12 (Feb) Money Talk 12 (Feb) Current Affairs 8 (Feb)