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    Narendra Modi in UP LIVE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets and interacts with the recipients of the Nari Shakti Puraskar 2018.

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    Narendra Modi in UP LIVE: “Jiski ragon mein Hindustan ka khoon hai, usko shaq hona chahiye kya?… Jo Bharat Maa ki jai bolta hai, usko shaq hona chahiye kya? Ye shaq karne wale log kaun hain? Aise logon ki baaton pe bharosa karoge kya?,” asked PM Modi while attacking Opposition leaders who demanded evidence of IAF air strike in Balakot

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    Narendra Modi in UP LIVE: Modi hai to mumkin hai. I get this strength to act against terrorism and carry out development work because of the trust of people,” he said showering praise on his government.
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    Narendra Modi in UP LIVE: “Do you want governments to keep sleeping? Chowkidaar should not sleep. After Pulwama attack, our jawans killed terrorists by entering their homes and took Pakistan by surprise,” PM said in a veiled attack on Congress.

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    Narendra Modi in UP LIVE: Escalating attack on previous govt, PM Modi claimed that there were reports that Indian Air Force in 2008 had asked Congress-led UPA to give them free hand to avenge Mumbai terror attacks but the government refused their demands and did not allow them to act.

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    Narendra Modi in UP LIVE: Links of attacks and blasts earlier also were connected to Pakistan, but what did the earlier Govt do? They just changed the Home Minister. Now you tell me, in such situations should the home minister be changed or the policy?, asked the Prime Minister

  • 1:58 PM IST

    Narendra Modi in UP LIVE: The Prime Minister also lambasted previous chief ministers of Uttar Pradesh who avoided visiting Noida apparently over the jinx that any CM who visits the township loses power and fail to assume the office again.

  • 1:56 PM IST

    Narendra Modi in UP LIVE: Whenever Noida was mentioned earlier it meant no development but now it signifies development and progress, said PM

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    Modi in UP LIVE: The Prime Minister also appreciated Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government saying,”Earlier, Noida was known for various land scams. Today Noida is known for the new development opportunities. Noida is growing as a big hub for ‘Make In India’. Uttar Pradesh is changing.”

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Noida City Centre-Noida Electronic City section of the Delhi Metro’s Blue Line on Saturday. The services will be available at 4 PM, stated a senior DMRC official.

This 6.6 km elevated section consists of six stations namely Sector 34, Sector 52, Sector 61, Sector 59, Sector 62 and Noida Electronic City. The new section will provide a convenient and faster mode of transport for the residents of Noida. The extended metro line will decongest the roads and provide an environment-friendly mode of transport.

The Prime Minsiter unveiled a plaque to mark the inauguration of Pt. Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archaeology in Greater Noida. Modi will also launch various development projects at the institute is under the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and is located in Knowledge Park-II, Greater Noida.

The Noida extension line will bring the Blue Line close to the recently-opened Aqua Line, which connects Noida and Greater Noida. Sector-52 station of  DMRC’s Blue Line is close to Sector-51 station on the Aqua Line, which is operated by the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC). Its commuters are awaiting last-mile connectivity between the two lines. There is a distance of around 300 metres between the Sector-51 and Sector-52 stations.

Plans are afoot to connect the two lines through a dedicated pathway and a carriage-way for e-rickshaws, officials said earlier.

The prime minister will also lay foundation stones of a 1,320 MW super thermal power project at Khurja in Bulandshahar district of Uttar Pradesh and a 1,320 MW thermal power plant at Buxar in Bihar, stated the PMO.

Meanwhile, on Friday, the prime minister launched the 9.4-km-long Dilshad Garden-New Bus Adda section, an extension of the Delhi Metro’s Red Line. DMRC’s Executive Director for Corporate Communications Anuj Dayal said, “Passenger services on the Red Line extension from Dilshad Garden to Shaheed Sthal (New Bus Adda) in Ghaziabad will start from 8 am on Saturday.”

(With Agency inputs)