Monthly Archives: January 2018

Cox & King @260th Anniversary celebrates domestic tourism with first Bharat Deko Partner’s Meet in Mumbai

Cox & Kings' first ever Bharat Deko Partner's Meet  at India Juhu Club Millennium, Mumbai on 19 January 2018

As a part of its 260 years celebration, Cox & Kings’ Bharat Deko held its first-ever Partner’s Meet with its vendors from across India. Hoteliers, transporters and other suppliers, who have long been partnered with Cox & Kings, participated in the meet.  The domestic wing of Cox & Kings, Bharat Deko had exclusively organised the event for its panel of ...

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Khelo India; ECI’s National Elections Quiz tap youth for New ‘multi skilled’ India

winners of National Election Quiz 2018 being felicitated at hands of the first person of India, President Ram Nath Kovind.

Skill India of future New India depends on the youth’s ability and one of the best ways to catch them young is to get them engaged into meaningful initiatives. The recent National Elections Quiz 2018 and Khelo India campaign did just that right! Clocking participation of 13.63 lakh students from 38,000 schools, the National Elections Quiz 2018 , organised by the Election Commission of India ...

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‘India Inc should internalise that corporate governance is linked to profitability’

The Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Injeti Srinivas witnessing the signing ceremony of the agreement between Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), in New Delhi on January 30, 2018.

Injeti Srinivas, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, said, “The challenge before India is to figure out a way to internalise Corporate Governance. Corporate Governance is in the interests of companies as it enhances their image, acceptability and profitability.” Sriniwas said this at a Cooperation Agreement signing ceremony between the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) and International Finance Corporation (IFC) at ...

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WHO confers the prestigious IhsanDogramacı Family Health Foundation Prize to Vinod Paul, Member, NITI Aayog

Dr Paul to be conferred award at the  World Health Assembly 2018 in May @ Geneva. Seen in pic is the glimpse of past 57th World Health Assembly meets in Geneva

Dr Vinod Paul, Member, NITI Aayog has been awarded the prestigious IhsanDogramacı Family Health Foundation Prize by the World Health Organisation (WHO).  He is the first Indian to receive this global honour, which is conferred in recognition to his services in the field of family health. The award, confirmed by the WHO Executive Board on 27thJanuary 2018, will be presented ...

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Economic Survey 17-18 hints at Acche Din Ahead as India poised to emerge as world’s fastest growing major economy

Economic Survey 2017-18 gives India hint of better economic growth ahead in 2018-19. Seen in the picture are Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu,  Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Speaker, Lok Sabha, Sumitra Mahajan  at the ‘Beating Retreat’ ceremony, at Vijay Chowk, in New Delhi on January 29, 2018.

The Acche Din seems to be closing by as the Economic Survey 2017-18 tabled by the finance minister Arun Jaitely in Parliament on 29 January 2018 ahead of the Union Budget on 1 Feb 2018 reflects that a series of major reforms undertaken over the past year will allow real GDP growth to reach 6.75 percent this fiscal and will rise to ...

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Maharashtra, Assam and Chhattisgarh tableaus win top laurels @ Republic Day 2018

The Union Minister for Defence, Nirmala Sitharaman presenting the award for the best tableau in Republic Day Parade 2018 to Maharashtra tableau depicting coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, at makeshift Rashtriya Rangshala Camp, in New Delhi on January 28, 2018.

Among total of 23 tableaux, out of which 14 from States & Union Territories, two from Ministry of External Affairs depicting long socio-cultural, religious, educational & trade relations between India & ASEAN countries and the rest of the tableaux from other Ministries/Departments participated in this year’s Republic Day Parade. Tableau from Maharashtra depicting coronation of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was awarded the ...

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(Stained) Periods…what’s the big deal?

R Balki and Sonam Kapoor at the Unstoppable #PadMan awards creating awareness on importance of sanitation and menstrual hygiene.

India’s 69 Republic Day celebration was historic in may ways. In addition to bringing it close to the 10 ASEAN nations, who’s chiefs had arrived a day before on invitation of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to commemorate the 25 years of India-ASEAN relations and be the Chief guest on the 26 January 2018. This years republic Day Parade 2018 witness a new record ...

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India swears to maintain polio-free status; President launches countrywide Pulse Polio Programme for 2018

President Ram Nath Kovind launching the Pulse Polio Programme 2018 by Administering Polio Drops to Children, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on January 27, 2018 as Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda and the MoS Health & Family Welfare, Anupriya Patel looks on.

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, launched the Pulse Polio programme for 2018 by administering polio drops to children less than five years old, at the Rahstrapati Bhawan, in the presence of the Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, J P Nadda and Ministers of State (Health) Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Anupriya Patel, on 27 January 2018 on the ...

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ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny: Narendra Modi

ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny: Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi in a group photograph with the ASEAN Heads of State/Governments, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on January 25, 2018.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has played a master-stroke to lift and shape a prosperous future among India-ASEAN nations. His vision about ASEAN-India partnership in an op-ed piece titled, “ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny” published in the leading dailies from the ASEAN member nations is here PWi patrons.. OP-ED starts: ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny By: Narendra Modi Today, 1.25 billion ...

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Bilateral flow of tourists and air connectivity crucial to success of Year of India-ASEAN Tourism 2018-19: Goyal

Modi's vision behind celebrating 2018-19 as India-ASEAN year of tourism

India at its 69th Republic Day celebrations with ten ASEAN heads as the chief guests reflected the desire of its billion plus people to enhance bilateral trade and people to people connect. The call of Prime Minister Modi to celebrate 2018-19 as India-ASEAN year of tourism on sidelines of the event to commemorate the silver jubilee of the India-ASEAN relationship ...

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69th Republic Day heralds new era of ease of doing for Start-Up India

With aim of entering top 50 nations in Ease of Doing Business- MCA has launched new set of initiatives to help Starting a Business in the Country . For instance Zero fee for incorporation of all companies with authorised capital upto Rs. 10 lakh will benefit a large number of Stakeholders.

Government of India is committed to position itself in the elite club of the top 50 countries for “Doing Business” as per the rankings published annually by the World Bank. During the past 3 years, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has contributed significantly towards improvement of ranking in Ease of Doing Business in the country, but there is a lot more ...

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Bharat Parv-2018 gets promoted up in order from Independence day to Republic day

The Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Rashmi Verma at the inauguration of the “Bharat Parv”, as part of the Republic Day 2018 celebrations, at Red Fort, in Delhi on January 26, 2018.

Having aided the patriotic fervour on past two consecutive independence day celebrations and aim to promote rich Cultural Diversity of India among the General Public, Bharat Parv is back in 2018to be commemorated along with the 69th Republic Day celebrations. This year as part of  the  Republic  Day  2018  celebrations,  the ‘Bharat Parv’  event  is  being  organised  by the Government  of  India  at  the   Red ...

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