On Monday, 5th October 2020, Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, had a telephonic conversation with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about how India and Israel can collaborate in the post-COVID world.
Modi tweeted – “Spoke to my friend @IsraeliPM @netanyahu on phone. We discussed the expanding India-Israel cooperation against COVID-19. We also reviewed our initiatives in other areas like agriculture, water, and innovation.” They discussed the potential areas in which India and Israel can expand their cooperation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, including research and development efforts in the fields of vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics.
Modi gave warm wishes to Netanyahu and the people of Israel on the Jewish New Year and the Jewish festival of Sukkot. Prime Minister’s Office in a press release said that both the leaders determined the progress in bilateral cooperation in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and also considered the importance of close cooperation in these important areas not only for the good of individuals of the two countries but also for the better good of humanity. The leaders additionally agreed to proceed holding common consultations to share assessments on rising regional and world challenges and alternatives and for offering steering to advance the shut and strong bilateral strategic partnership.
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PM Modi to release Rs. 100 commemorative coin in honor of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia
Oct 14, 2020
Editor: Ekta Joshi
The Ministry of Culture said in its statement that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will release a commemorative coin of Rs 100 in honor of Smt Vijaya Raj Scindia on 12th October 2020 through a virtual ceremony.Vijaya Raje Scindia was a Jana Sangh leader and one of the founding members of the BJP. PM Narendra Modi also took to Twitter and shared the news stating, "Tomorrow, 12th October is the Jayanti of Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia. On this special day, a commemorative coin of Rs 100 would be...