Tag "Prime Minister Narendra Modi"

PM Modi offering mobile recharge worth Rs 500 for free is a hoax

By : CIOL Writers 11

With PM Modi announcing the demonetization policy, came a flood of rumours. Mind you, the rumours included everything, from the colour of the new currency notes, its technical function to the reason behind the sudden move of demonetization. Obviously, scammers

Qualcomm announces Design in India initiative

NEW DELHI, INDIA: In a bid to support the GOI initiative of Make in India, Qualcomm had announced a Design in India initiative. It must be noted that Paul E Jacobs, Executive Chairman, Qualcomm, had announced Qualcomm’s support for the

PM Modi calls Sonia Gandhi for Chai pe Charcha over GST

By : Sonal Desai

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is depending on pet Chai pe Charcha as an amicable proposal to break the impasse over the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill. It must be noted that the Congress had stalled the passage

PM to lay the foundation for manufacturing in Andhra Pradesh

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Tomorrow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation to set up manufacturing units for mobile handsets at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh. Shri Venkateswara Mobile & Electronics Manufacturing hub at Tirupati will create more than 10,000 jobs

PM Modi announces mobile app for farmers in India

MUMBAI, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a whirlwind tour of North America to campaign for his ambitious digital India initiative, has announced a mobile application for the farmers. Targeted at tackling the prevalent agrarian crisis in the

What did PM Narendra Modi say at the Digital India event in San Jose?

MUMBAI, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a huge gathering at the Digital India event in San Jose, California, along with top tech CEOs. Here is the transcript of his speech: Thank you, Shantanu, John, Satya, Paul, Sunder, and Venkatesh.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi a hit with Global CEOs

MUMBAI, INDIA: Top CEOs of technology companies based out of the US have endorsed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative. Voicing their support toward the initiative interactions with PM Modi in San Jose, they echoed that the vision was

American academicians support PM Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative

MUMBAI, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative now has support from American academicians. Days before the PM’s visit to the US, about 150 American academicians pledged support to the Digital India campaign. Signatories include holders of prestigious endowed

PM Modi, FB CEO Zuckerberg to lead townhall

MUMBAI, INDIA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will lead a townhall session at the latter’s Silicon Valley HQ, on September 28. The townhall is a part of the PM’s itinerary when he travels to the US

Nasscom wants PM Modi to push for investor friendly policies with US

MUMBAI, INDIA: Industry body NASSCOM wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to focus on cyber security and push for investor friendly policies during his visit to the US later this month. BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman, and R Chandrasekhar, President, NASSCOM, will

Microsoft’s YouthSpark to train 35,000 youth by 2016

MUMBAI, INDIA: Welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s goal to develop a bank of skilled India through his National Mission for Skill Development (NMSD), software major Microsoft said that it will train more than 35,000 youths in the next 18 months.

Mr Prime Minister, have you considered these challenges?

By : Sonal Desai

MUMBAI, INDIA: Last Friday, PM Narendra Modi took the entire country by storm when he articulated his thoughts for a digital India. As the euphoria subsides, we ask very pertinent questions to Sanchit Vir Gogia, Chief Analyst & Group CEO, Greyhound

Chai pe charcha: Rahul Gandhi meets CEOs of tech start-ups

MUMBAI, INDIA: Besides VCs, angel investors and the PM, there’s someone else who is taking a keen interest in the affairs of the tech start-ups. On the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi was busy addressing India about his Digital India initiative,