Monthly Archives: September 2018

The Ashok wins National Tourism Award for providing best facilities for differently- abled Guest”

National Tourism Award for for The Ashok under Best Hotel Based Meeting Venue being conferred on Ravneet Kaur, CMD, ITDC and Piyush Tiwari, Director (Commercial & Marketing), ITDC on 27 September 2018. The Ashok also won National Tourism award under the category “Hotel providing best facilities for differently abled guests”

The Ashok, New Delhi, a flagship property of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), a PSU under administrative control of Ministry of Tourism was conferred two National Tourism Awards for the year 2016-17 in a function held on eve of World Tourism Day 2018 i.e. 27 September 2018  at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Ashok, city’s foremost Luxurious Heritage property won ...

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Ahmedabad and Indore awarded as Best Airports @ National Tourism Awards 2016-17

Best Airport in India

Airports Authority of India’s Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport, Indore and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad were conferred with the prestigious National Tourism Awards 2016-17 at a glittering award function on World Tourism Day here today. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad received the Best Airport Award in Major Cities category and Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar Airport, Indore received ...

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World toughest mountain biking Hornbill’s Flight International Race 2018 from 14-22 November, 2018

The curtain raiser event for 
Hornbill's Flight International Race 2018  was graced by biking enthusiasts Union Minister for State (Home)  Kiren Rijiju, President MTB Arunachal & MLA, Arunachal Pradesh, Pasang Dorjee Sona, Bollywood star Salman Khan and Inspector General of Sashastra Seema Bal, S.S. Chaturvedi  in Mumbai on 27 September 2018

The second edition of the Dalmia MTB Arunachal; Hornbill’s Flight International Race 2018 will be held wef 14th November to 22nd November 2018 from the state capital Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh to Mechuka, an enchantingly beautiful valley nearly 650 kilometers away, in the West Siang district. The race with an expected Elevation gain of 1,12,000 feet, is claimed to be the ...

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MoHUA, NAREDCO partners Skill India Mission and will train 2,50,000 in construction sector

Hardeep Singh Puri witnessing exchange of MoUs as Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs and NAREDCO partner to strengthen the skill trainings and employment opportunities in the construction sector for the urban poor

The Union Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has announced a collaboration between Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs and NAREDCO, to strengthen the skill trainings and employment opportunities in the construction sector for the urban poor. This partnership aims to achieve multifarious objectives which include alignment of skill training programs based on industry requirements; supply of ...

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India to host World Tourism Day celebrations for UNWTO in 2019; MOT Launches Incredible India mobile App

Incredible India app by Tech Mahindra

The Union Minister for Tourism (IC),  K.J. Alphons, presented the National Tourism Awards (2016-17) on the World Tourism Day, in New Delhi, today. The Minister also launched the ‘Incredible India Mobile App’ and the “Incredible India Tourist Facilitators Certification” programme. Speaking on the occasion, the Tourism Minister said that India has taken great strides forward in the field of tourism ...

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Post Catalonia, NIMA to announce its second convention on 29 September 2018!


The Network of Indian MICE Agents (NIMA) is once again set to take its handpicked members on exploration mode onto a prolific MICE destination! Post its maiden and eventful six day convention to Catalonia, NIMA is all set to announce its venue for its second convention today! As the founding members of NIMA so desire- the association has curated a Networking Evening for its ...

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Mary Kom to add a punch to Tantra collection by TRIFED & “TRIBES INDIA” today

TRIFED to put Punch Tantra Collection on Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal and GeM

A Launch ceremony of “Punch Tantra Collection and Mary Kom as Brand Ambassador of Tribes India” will be organised by TRIFED and Tribes India under Ministry of Tribal Affairs on 27thSept, 2018 in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Jual Oram, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs will introduce the Indian Sporting Legend and the World Boxing Champion, Mary Kom as Brand Ambassador of ...

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UN lauds International Solar Alliance; confers Champions of the Earth on Emmanuel Macron and Narendra Modi

The Champions of the Earth Awards, the UN’s highest environmental honour was conferred on to Emmanuel Macron, President of France and Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India for 
International Solar Alliance.
ISA  is an initiative jointly launched by the Prime Minister of India and President of France. In File picture both the dignitaries are seen realising their ambitious policy endeavour in form of ISA's inception.

The annual Champions of the Earth prize is awarded to outstanding leaders from government, civil society and the private sector whose actions have had a positive impact on the environment. Since being founded thirteen years ago, the awards have recognized 84 laureates – ranging from leaders of nations to grassroots activists – in the categories of policy, science, business and ...

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Month long Exhibition ‘India – Uzbekistan: Dialogue of Cultures’ on till 24th October 2018 @ National Museum, New Delhi


Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Arun Goel inaugurated the exhibition “India – Uzbekistan: Dialogue of Cultures” at National Museum, New Delhi, on 25 September 2018. First Deputy Chairman, Senate of Uzbekistan, Sadyk Safaev; Ambassador, Republic of Uzbekistan to India, Farhod Arziev; Director General, National Museum, B.R. Mani among other dignitaries graced the Inaugural function. The Exhibition was dedicated to the state visit ...

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FDI in Telecom Sector jumped five times in last three years-Manoj Sinha

FIPP Wing of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) + IIFT

Minister of State for Communications (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Railways, Manoj Sinha presided over the Inaugural Session of the one-day seminar on “FDI in Telecom Sector: The Way Ahead” at New Delhi on 25 September 2018. The seminar was well attended by representatives from various Ministries/Departments, regulatory bodies, industry, academia etc. On the occasion, Sinha also released ...

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FM exhorts PSBs to instil measures, live up to trust reposed in banks

FM on clean lending, inclusiveness index and psbloansin59mins

The Union Minister of Finance and Corp[orate Affairs, Arun Jaitley said the Formalisation of the Indian Economy through the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), GST, demonetisation and digital payments have enabled better assessment of financial capacity and risks, and coupled with inclusive growth through massive financial inclusion, has unlocked purchasing power, which will drive India’s growth. The Finance Minister said ...

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Andhra Pradesh, Odisha & Madhya Pradesh Bag Award of Three Best Performing States in Ease of Living Index

Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh top ease of living index 2018

Andhra Pradesh has topped the charts among States in terms of “Ease of Living Index” rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA).  It was followed by Odisha and Madhya Pradesh. The three States were awarded  best performing States  at the National Dissemination Workshop on Ease of Living Index, 2018, on 24 September 2018. While presenting the awards ...

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