Monthly Archives: November 2018

Need to re-imagine and reconstruct the higher education system: Vice President

higher education system in India

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu stressed on the need to re-imagine and reconstruct the higher education system in tune with the requirements 21st century. While launching Krea University, on 18 November 2018, he underscored those institutes of eminence must aim to ensure all round development of an individual apart from imparting quality education. The Vice President said ...

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Swachh Bharat Mission to roll out nationwide activities today to commemorate World Toilet Day 2018

Lifetime Achievement Award at the World Toilet Summit

The Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) will celebrate the World Toilet Day today on 19 November 2018 with mass  awareness and mobilisation activities across States and districts.  The focus is on usage  of toilets, which is closely linked to the Prime Minister’s call for a Swachh Bharat by October 2019. The central part of the day’s celebrations is the the Swachh Bharat ...

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Indian intellectual property regime is with built-in safeguards to balance between rights and obligations

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu lighting the lamp to inaugurate the International Conference “Asian Patent Attorneys Association”, in New Delhi on November 18, 2018. 
The Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Commerce &Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Innovation is for the betterment of mankind and India is encouraging the spirit of innovation among the educated enterprising youth. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the International Conference ‘Asian Patent Attorneys Association’, on 18 November 2018. The Minister for Law & Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Minister ...

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India will be Global Hub of Start-Up Community: Prabhu


Indian startups have the capacity to bring about transformational change to India’s growth story said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, in New Delhi on 16 November 2018.  He was speaking at the launch of a report on the State of the Indian StartupEcosystem-2018 by Inc 42 which is an Indian information platform known for ...

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Innovation in farming need of the hour – Suresh Prabhu

New Farm realities

Countries across the world are facing threat of climate change and there is an urgent need for innovation in agriculture, said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu. He was speaking at an international conference and awards function for innovations by agri startups in New Delhi on 16 November 2018. The Minister said that in the next ...

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India and Maldives reinvent stronger ties with PM Modi @ presidential inauguration ceremony

Narendra Modi in Maldives

The presidential inauguration ceremony of the new Government in Maldives gave a big momentum to reinventing its tied with India as Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of Maldives, welcomed and thanked Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, for visiting the Maldives to participate in the presidential inauguration ceremony. Prime Minister Modi thanked President Solih for the special gesture of inviting him ...

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India leaping forth towards becoming $10 trillion economy: VP @ Economic Times Awards for Corporate Excellence

Business Reformer of the year Award to the Chief Minister of Telangana

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that world nations, led by the UN, should arrive at a consensus in refusing shelter to economic fugitives and create a framework for Extradition Treaties and exchange of information on black money. He was delivering keynote address after presenting Economic Times Awards 2018 for Corporate Excellence, in Mumbai on 17 ...

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World Prematurity Day 2018 calls to unite all stakeholders to check rise in pre-term deliveries

Preterm births rising globally

Approximately 82 percent of neonatal deaths result from preventable and treatable conditions: preterm birth, infections, and complications during childbirth, estimates the Healthy Newborn Network (HNN), which is an online community dedicated to addressing critical knowledge gaps in newborn health. HNN brings together partner organisations and individuals working in newborn health to share key resources, data, experiences, and lessons and helps increase ...

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Delhi’s Favourite Food Truck Festival ‘Horn OK Please’ is Back with 4th Edition!

Delhi's happiest food festival for youth

Delhi will play host to the fourth edition of the food festival known as Horn OK Please this November. After the tremendous success and rave reviews that echoed from all corners of the city, Delhi’s Happiest Food Festival, co-powered by MAGGI and Uber Eats, brings with it a plethora of cuisines and fresh new concepts tailor-made to suit the tastes ...

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OYO Hotels appoints Aditya Ghosh as the Chief Executive Officer, India and South Asia

Indigo to Oyo

OYO Hotels announced the appointment of India, and South Asia- CEO, Aditya Ghosh, India and South Asia, effective December 1, 2018. This appointment comes as a part of the company’s efforts to continue to invest in and attract world-class leadership, in the wake of its focus to drive accelerated growth in its home markets – India and China.  Aditya is ...

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Future of Geriatric Medicine practice – Is India Ready?

Jitendra Singh

The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh said that the geriatric study has gained relevance in the recent years with increase in life span of people. This field has unique speciality where the parameter is based on age. He said that in ...

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Arunachal Pradesh ready to welcome domestic tourists under Swadesh Darshan Scheme

Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Pema

Two important projects under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India were inaugurated at PTSO Lake in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh on 15 November 2018. These projects are “Development of North East Circuits: Bhalukpong- Bomdila – Tawang Project & Nafra- Seppa- Pappu, Pasa, Pakke Valleys- Sangdupota- New Sagalee- Ziro- Yomcha Project”. These projects were jointly inaugurated by the Union Minister ...

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