Later, he was given a Guard of Honour by a contingent of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Delhi Police.
The unfurling of the tri-colour was synchronized with the 21-Gun Salute fired by the valiant gunners of the elite 2281 Field Regiment (Ceremonial). "The entire nation is with them", Modi said. "Give them reasons to rejoice", he added. As he spoke about Swach Bharat Abhiyan past year, he tends to speak about demonetization, corruption eradication, GST and triple Talaq. "Casteism and communalism will not help us".
Modi also issued a stern warning to cow vigilantes, saying "violence in the name of faith is unacceptable".
"He (Modi) has created an environment in Jammu and Kashmir of hatred and anger, and the only people who benefit from violence and hatred are the Pakistanis", he said.
"India is about Shanti (peace), Ekta (unity) and Sadbhavana (amity)".
"We need the same determination as we did in the five years between 1942 and 1947".
10-year-old rape victim gives birth in Chandigarh
It was learnt that the victim was repeatedly raped by her uncle who got arrested after a complaint was filed against him. The case, which many Indians found shocking, was watched closely by activists working to overhaul India's abortion law.
The Prime Minister called for an end to the "chalta hai" attitude of complacency, and its replacement with an attitude of "badal sakta hai" for positive change.
PM Modi also spoke about the importance of good governance and explained how the country has embraced GST. We have also cancelled the registration of as many as 1.75 lakh companies.
"Prime Minister Modi thanked President Trump for his strong leadership uniting the world against the North Korean menace", the White House statement stated.
Here are some key takeaways from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's I-Day address to the nation.
The 66-year-old prime minister reminded all the programs that took place in the recent times. With a slogan "Bharat Jodo" he said that all the Indians have to come together to attain a casteless, religion free, nepotism free and corruption less India.
Not only that, PM said, it has also brought a large section of people into formal banking.
However, he's also 33 years old and under contract through 2020 for $155 million remaining with a 2021 team option year available. After the All-Star break, the Chicago Cubs seemed to improve their play but Lester's performance was still underwhelming.
Thursday arrested businessman Zahoor Ahmad Shah Watali in connection with funding of separatist activities in Jammu and Kashmir. Watali was also accused of travelling on an invalid passport "despite having full knowledge of its being invalid/cancelled".
A district judge agreed with House Republicans, and the case has been on hold before the US appeals court in Washington . Leading Republican lawmakers have called for continuing the payments, at least temporarily, to ensure market stability.
At a recent demonstration in New York , Qualcomm showed off three new camera technologies for their Spectra Module Program. Not only will it require powerful hardware, but OEMs will also have to license this technology from Qualcomm .
The charity's Zynab Kamara said: "In almost a decade of working on humanitarian response I've never witnessed anything so tragic". The government summoned families to the morgue and said all unidentified corpses would be buried on Thursday and Friday.
Most of those Republicans , including congressional leaders, did not specifically criticize the president. Palomarez said his organization wants Bannon, Trump's chief strategist, gone for a number of reasons.
Also, SVP Rebecca Jacoby sold 92,840 shares of Cisco Systems stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, June 14th. Cisco CSCO, +0.78% shares fell 2.44% after hours, while the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.14% closed up 0.14% in regular trading.
The president of the United States needs to condemn these kind of hate groups", Kasich said on NBC's Today show. We know these truths to be everlasting because we have seen the decency and greatness of this country".
Grace Mugabe on the watch following assault charges
South African authorities are debating whether to grant Mugabe diplomatic immunity which Zimbabwe's government has requested. The Police Ministry says it will not be arresting Mugabe until it receives an official indication from Dirco.
Alibaba Group Holding Limited A (BABA) Saw a New 52-Week High
The company's fiscal fourth-quarter results exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate on revenues but lagged the same on earnings. This buyback authorization allows the specialty retailer to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases.
Top Lashkar ultra killed in Pulwama
The police sources said that the fire fight in Pulwama village in which Ayub Lalhari was killed was "very brief". Director General of Police, Shesh Paul Vaid confirmed it saying "He was one of the most wanted terrorists".
Justin Bieber looks to make 'Friends' with new song
Longtime friends , the duo first collaborated in 2015 for Bieber's triple-platinum three-time GRAMMY® Award-nominated album goal . Even though Justin Bieber just recently cancelled his " Purpose " tour, it hasn't stopped him from releasing new pop music.
Travel chaos in London as train derails in Waterloo
Numerous trains running have been cancelled or are are stopping or starting short of the station, the rail operator said. The train partly left the tracks as it was pulling away from a platform at low speed at 05:40 BST, Network Rail said.
Sony Details Next Major PS4 Update
When a broadcast is linked to a community , the community button appears on the Live from PlayStation spectator screen. Chosen participants will start receiving an email today with instructions on how to download and install the update.
Mooh bola beta Shah Rukh Khan visits Dilip Kumar
Taking to Twitter, Kumar's wife Saira Banu wrote that he was visited by his "mooh-bola beta" Shah Rukh today. However, she believes Shah Rukh Khan hasn't been in touch as much as Aamir Khan or Salman Khan have been.
Malala secures Oxford University place
Announcing the news on Twitter, Malala wrote: "So excited to go to Oxford!" Oxford's academic year begins in October. PPE is a multi-disciplinary course - students take modules in the three separate branches at once.
Oil Prices Rally On Surprise Inventory Draw (USO)
Crude prices fell on Tuesday-despite an export terminal closure in Libya on the back of worker protests-on weakening China demand. West Texas Intermediate for September delivery rose 4 cents to $47.59 a barrel at 10:41 a.m. on the New York Mercantile Exchange.
Korean leaders, U.S. open door to diplomacy in nuclear crisis
The report came after US Secretary of Defense James Mattis warned that if North Korea fired on US territory it would be "game on". Its state-run news agency reported that North Korea's army "will complete its plan to hit Guam before mid-August.