The new Supreme Court building was completed with Indian assistance as part of New Delhi's thrust on cooperation with countries in the Indian Ocean Region.
Senior members of the judiciary from Mauritius and other dignitaries from both countries were present during the occasion.
"First of all, I congratulate the Government and people of Mauritius for effective management of the COVID-19 global pandemic.
I am happy that India was able to support this effort through timely supplies of medicines and sharing of experiences," said PM Modi.
During his address, Prime Minister Modi said India and Mauritius respect independent judiciaries as important pillars of our democratic systems. "Both India and Mauritius respect our independent judiciaries as important pillars of our democratic systems. This impressive new building, with its modern design and construction, is a mark of this respect," the Prime Minister said.
The Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel urged President Ram Nath Kovind to not to sign the farm Bills, calling them "unconstitutional". "Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Cabinet colleagues and BJP leaders are saying that farmers can now sell their agriculture produce anywhere. I want to ask - when were farmers not allowed to sell their produces as per their wish? They are misleading farmers," said Bhupesh Baghel while addressing a press conference in Raipur. "We urge the President not to sign the farm Bills that were passed in Parliament in an unconstitutional manner. We also demand that National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government takes back these black legislations and ensure 'one nation, one market and one price'," Baghel added.
Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee continued their 'rail roko' agitation in Amritsar, in protest against the new farm bills passed in Parliament. They staged their protest at Devidaspura village by blocking Delhi-Amritsar rail track. The farmers' union had earlier planned their protest for three days from Sep 24-26, but said they will not end the agitation until Modi government take these bills back. Farmers mainly in Punjab, Haryana fear new farm Bills will result into their exploitation by big corporates.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his 69th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' on September 27 reminded locals to maintain 'Do Gaz Ki doori' to protect yourself and family. During CORONA time-period, I would once again remind you - always wear a mask, do not venture out without a face shield. 'Do Gaz Ki doori' will protect you and your family. We shouldn't forget 'Jab tak dawai nahi tab tak koi dhilai nahi'," said PM Modi in Maan Ki Baat.
Indian-made Dhruv Advanced Light Helicopter has been deployed to tackle the Mauritius oil spill to extricate skimmed oil from a merchant vessel to a tug. The oil spill posed a serious threat to two protected marine ecosystems and the Blue Bay Marine Park reserve in the island nation. The oil spill started after MV Wakashio, a ship owned by Nagashiki Shipping Company of Japan, rammed into a reef in the marine park off the South-East coast of Mauritius on July 25, and spilling about 1,000 tonnes of fuel oil, while sailing from China to Brazil. Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth had declared a state of environmental emergency in the country in the wake of the oil spill.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth jointly inaugurated the new Supreme Court building of Mauritius on July 30 through video-conferencing. At the ceremony, PM Modi said, "First of all, I congratulate the Government and people of Mauritius for effective management of the COVID-19 global pandemic. I am happy that India was able to support this effort through timely supplies of medicines and sharing of experiences. The new Supreme Court building is a symbol of our cooperation and shows value of both the countries. Both India and Mauritius respect our independent judiciaries as important pillars of our democratic systems. This impressive new building, with its modern design and construction, is a mark of this respect. I am happy that this project has completed on schedule and within the initial estimated costs."
Mauritius has arrested the captain of a Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground off its coast, causing a devastating oil spill in one of the world's most pristine maritime environments, police said on Tuesday. Edward Baran reports.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) via video conference in New Delhi. "India is proud of the fact that it is one of the Founding Members of the United Nations. On this historic occasion, I have come to this global platform to share the sentiments of 1.3 billion people of India," said PM Modi. "If we were to make an objective assesment of the performance of UN over the last 75 years, we see several stellar achievements. But at the same time, there are also several instances that point to the need for a serious introspection of the work of the United Nations," PM Modi added.
The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NCMG) organised the 6th meeting of the Empowered Task Force (ETF) in New Delhi. The meeting chaired by the Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat was joined by officials from several central ministries, departments and the state governments for ensuring better coordination for Clean Ganga Mission. The NMCG under its Namami Gange project is also focusing on solid - liquid waste management in Ganga villages, afforestation and conservation of wetlands and traditional water bodies. The Minister has shown satisfaction on the ongoing Namami Gange projects in several states.
Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) leader Digvijay Chautala stated that they will going to buy crop of Haryana farmers. Will buy the crops from farmers, when the procurement of crops will begin form October 01," Digvijay Chautala added. "Will not let break the role of Minimum Selling Price (MSP), middlemen and mandis in the agrarian sector. Injustice will not happen," said Digvijay Chautala. The bills will not affect traditional farming. He made this statement after paying tribute to his great grandfather Chaudhary Devi Lal on 107th birth anniversary at Kisan Ghat in New Delhi. Chaudhary Devi Lal was an Indian politician who served as 6th Deputy Prime Minister of India.