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Rashtrapati Bhavan will be open for public viewing for four days a week from tomorrow

Rashtrapati Bhavan will now be open for public viewing for four days in a week – Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday – from tomorrow (November 23, 2017) between 0900 hrs. to 1600 hrs. except on Gazetted Holidays. Entry and exit for visitors will be through Gate No. 2 (Rajpath); Gate No. 37 (Hukmi Mai Marg); and Gate No. 38 (Church ...

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PM greets the people of Jharkhand on their Statehood Day

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has greeted the people of Jharkhand on their Statehood Day. “झारखंड के स्थापना दिवस पर राज्य की जनता को हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं। Greetings to the people of Jharkhand on their statehood day. I pray that Jharkhand continues to scale new heights of progress and prosperity”, the Prime Minister said.

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Kamal Haasan to launch App Ahead of New Party

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi is going to visit Chennai on Monday, actor Kamal Haasan has decided to launch his mobile software app a day after on Tuesday, November 7 – his 63rd birthday just to be in touch with his fans. At a function to mark the 39th anniversary of his fan/welfare club on Sunday November 5, he confirmed ...

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MHA gives a boost to “Make in India” in the field of manufacturing of arms

The Ministry of Home Affairs has liberalised the Arms Rules to boost “Make in India” manufacturing policy of the Government as also to promote employment generation in the field of manufacturing of arms and ammunition. The liberalisation of the Arms Rules will encourage investment in the manufacturing of arms and ammunition and weapon systems as part of the “Make in ...

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President of India addresses members of Karnataka Legislature on 60th anniversary of VidhanaSoudha

The President of India, Shri Ram NathKovind, graced the ‘Vajramahothsava’ – Diamond Jubilee Celebrations on completion of 60 years of VidhanaSoudha, and addressed the members of both Houses of the Karnataka Legislature at Bengaluru, today (October 25, 2017). Speaking on the occasion, the President said that it is not just the 60th birthday of this building (VidhanaSoudha) that we are ...

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Trump Goes Modi Way, to Release Secret JFK Files Finally

Close on the heels of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s move to release controversial Netaji files from archives though they yielded no new evidence to Indian freedom fighter’s death due to plane crash, US President Donald Trump has decided to release the pending thousands of classified government documents related to the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Trump tweeted ...

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PM celebrates Diwali with jawans of Indian Army and BSF, in Gurez Valley

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today celebrated Diwali with the jawans of Indian Army and BSF, in the Gurez Valley, near the Line of Control, in Jammu and Kashmir. He was there for nearly two hours. This is the fourth successive Diwali that the Prime Minister has celebrated with jawans on the border. The Prime Minister offered sweets and ...

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Women Scientist And Entrepreneurs – Game Changers Driving Science For New India

Women Scientist And Entrepreneurs – Game Changers Driving Science For New India Women Bio-Tech Incubator At Golden Jubilee Women Biotech Park Inaugurated. Union Minister of Science & Technology Dr. Harshvardhan inaugurated Women Bio-tech Incubator at Golden Jubilee Biotech Park for Women Society during IISF, 2017 in Chennai today in the presence of Prof. M. S. Swaminathan, Founder Chairman, Women Biotech ...

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Children who Arrived at Rashtrapati Bhavan from Rameswaram by the bus ‘Dr Kalam Sandesh Vahini Vision 2020’ call on President

Children who arrived at Rashtrapati Bhavan from Rameswaram by the bus ‘Dr Kalam Sandesh Vahini Vision 2020’ called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan on October 15, 2017. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Dr Kalam is one of the greatest personalities ever. He said that he saluted Dr Kalam and his ...

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Health Ministry discontinues Paper Greetings, switches to eGreetings

With the aim to reduce use of paper and give a boost to digital initiatives of the Government and to promote a contemporary and eco-friendly method of sending greetings, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to go forward with e Greetings instead of paper-based greetings starting this festive season. In a circular issued today, the Health Ministry ...

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Denied 3 Times, Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 Finally Goes to ICAN

After three denials, the Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) after three unsuccessful expectations in the last three years. The committee will award ICAN for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ...

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Ministry of Women and Child Development to celebrate the BBBP Week from 09th to 14th October

National wide activities and awareness generation campaigns to mark the celebration of BBBP Week. The Ministry of Women and Child Development will be celebrating the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Week from 09th to 14th October, 2017. The week is being celebrated in view of the International Girl Child Day on 11th October, 2017. The theme of the program will be ...

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President to Inaugurate India Water Week 2017

Five Day International event to be attended by 1500 delegates from 13 countries. President Shri Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate India Water Week – 2017 on October 10, 2017 in New Delhi in the presence of Union Minister of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari and Union Ministers of State for Water Resources, River Development and ...

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Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 to be Held in Hyderabad, November 28-30

A high-level delegation from the Government of India and the United States met today, at NITI Aayog to plan the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which will be held November 28-30 at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre in Hyderabad, India. The Summit will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Advisor to the President, Ivanka Trump, who leads ...

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PM lauds the contributions of eminent personalities and groups towards Swachhta Hi Seva

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has lauded the contributions of eminent personalities and groups towards “Swachhta Hi Seva”. The nation-wide sanitation campaign “Swachhta Hi Seva” started from 15th September and culminated today, October 2, on Gandhi Jayanti, which is also celebrated as the Swachh Bharat Diwas. In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister appreciated Sh Anupam Kher, Sh ...

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Rajghat gets Mahatma Statue, for the first time

Vice-President Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu unveils the 1.80 metre bronze statue Interactive Interpretation Centre on the life and works of Gandhiji another new visitor attraction Rajghat, the Samadhi of the Father of the Nation in the national capital , has for the first time acquired a new feature that could appeal to the large number of visitors. Vice-President of India Shri ...

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Every Indian should become part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan: Vice President

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that every Indian should become part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, a “Jan Andolan”, with a missionary zeal so that the goal of a “Clean India” is achieved by 2nd October, 2019 – the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. He was addressing the gathering at an event to present ...

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CARA launches monthly “Jan Sampark” Program to facilitate adoption

The Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) of the Ministry of Women & Child Development has started a monthly “Jan Sampark” program to enable the public to have interaction with its officials and staff for seeking information related to Adoption as well as flagging their concerns. The first of its kind programme was held in New Delhi yesterday. Nearly 150 Prospective ...

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Government enhances superannuation age of doctors to 65 years

A visionary and pragmatic decision that will strengthen the health services in the country: J P Nadda The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the enhancement of superannuation age of doctors other than doctors of the Central Health Services (CHS) falling under various Departments/Ministries/autonomous organisations, to 65 years. Union Minister of Health and Family ...

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Rescue of US citizen from Leh by IAF Helicopter

On 26 Sep 17, the IAF was requested by US Embassy through Ministry of Defence to help in locating and rescue of US citizen Ms Margaret Allen Stone. Ms Stone had set out for trekking in the Ladakh region and had been held up in Zhingchan area at a distance of 75 Km from Leh since 06 Sep 17 due ...

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President of India presents the National Tourism Awards

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, presented the National Tourism Awards today (September 27, 2017) at a function held in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that tourism is one of the largest industries in the world. Its evolution can be estimated from the fact that the number of tourists all over the world has ...

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Kandla Port renamed as Deendayal Port

The Ministry of Shipping has issued a notification renaming Kandla Port Trust as Deendayal Port Trust with effect from 25th of September, 2017. Kandla Port, located on the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat, is one of the twelve major ports in the country. As per the Ministry’s notification, the Central Government, in exercise of powers conferred on it under Indian ...

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Vice-President inaugurates a “Crusade for Toilets” in Karnataka

The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, today inaugurated the “Swachhta Hi Seva” and “Shouchalayakkagi Samara” (A Crusade For Toilets) Programme in Karnataka. He was presiding as the Chief Guest over a public event at Hubli. The Vice President later visited Konnur Village, in Naragund Taluk, Gadag District, where he initiatied the activity of ‘Tippe Samskarane’ (Waste Processing). He also ...

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Sachin Tendulkar Participates in the Swacchata Hi Seva Campaign

Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar came out in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachhta Hi Seva campaign leading the cleanliness campaign in Mumbai. He did ‘shramdaan’ by cleaning the streets in Bandra. Continuing the trend of celebrity support to this campaign Malayalam superstar Mammootty has accepted Prime Minister Narendra Modi invitation to participate in the Swachhta Hi Seva movement. The ...

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PM wishes former PM, Dr. Manmohan Singh on his birthday

Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has wished former Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on his birthday. “Warm birthday wishes to our former Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh. May he lead a long life filled with good health”, the Prime Minister said.

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Building a new India: Pledge to Double Farmers Income by 2022

In order to improve the economic condition of the farmers, Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has set up an ambitious target in front of the nation. The goal is to double the income of the farmers by 2022. It has been for the first time, a Prime Minister has put such a target in front of the compatriots for the ...

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Inauguration of 2-day National Conference on “Uniformed Women in Uniformed Women in Prison Administration”

The Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju will inaugurate the 2-day National Conference on “Uniformed Women in Prison Administration” here tomorrow. The Conference is being organised for women officers of the rank of Jailors to Dy. Superintendents of Prisons. This Conference will have Panel Discussions, Deliberations and Syndicate Discussions on 4 themes: • Are Woman Prison Officers ...

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PM visits Ananda Temple, Bagan

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today visited the Ananda Temple, at Bagan in Myanmar. This is a Buddhist temple built in the early 12th century. It is the second largest temple in the entire Bagan region. The Archaeological Survey of India has carried out structural conservation and chemical preservation work of this temple. Restoration work is being carried out ...

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National Award to Teachers 2016

Mediocre teacher tells, good teacher explains, superior teacher demonstrates and a great teacher inspires – Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Society which respects the dignity of the teacher is a progressive society – Prakash Javadekar The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu presented the National Award to Teachers – 2016 on the occasion of Teachers’ Day, in New Delhi ...

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President’s greetings on the eve of Teachers’ Day

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind has greeted teachers across the country on the eve of Teachers’ Day. In a message, the President has said, “The birth anniversary of former President of India Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, a philosopher and an illustrious teacher, on 5th September, is celebrated every year as Teachers’ Day. Our nation has a warm tradition ...

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