"The world has to realize that terrorism can hit anyone at anyplace, and it is the world's responsibility to recognize it and unite against terrorism," he said. Hoping that in its 70th anniversary year, the United Nations would be able to define terrorism, PM Modi said: "We cannot safeguard humanity if we do not come to an agreement on what constitutes terrorism."

"Terrorism is terrorism, there can be no differentiation between good and bad terror," he said. Silicon Valley once again gave PM Modi a rock star reception like the one he had received at Madison Square Garden in New York last year.

With a sea change in India's image thanks to 1.2 billion Indians, people are saying that the 21st century belongs to India, PM Modi said."Everybody agrees the 21st century is the century of Asia. But today, people say, the 21st century belongs to India," he said."This change is not because of Modi, this change came because of 1.2 billion Indians," PM Modi said amid chants of his name.

The prime minister said: "I'll live  for the country, I'll die for this country.""Every moment of my life and every particle in my body, I will devote to  the work of my country," he assured the crowd."Have I done good work?, since he came to power 16 months ago, PM Modi asked. The crowd cheered in approval.

PM Modi said his government was moving ahead with JAM for all. J is for 'Jandhan' account, A is for Aadhar unique identity card and M is for mobile governance, he explained.

 

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