Monthly Archives: January 2019

PM Modi likely to inaugurate 13th International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition- PETROTECH-2019

CEOs’ Conclave @ PETROTECH 2019

India’s flagship hydrocarbon international conference is expected to be inaugurated by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi. Over 95 Energy Ministers from partner countries have been invited by the Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas to participate in the Conference. The three-day mega event will showcase the recent market and investor friendly developments that have taken place in the India’s ...

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First Swadesh Darshan project in Sikkim ready to welcome discerning domestic tourists

Ministry of Tourism

K J Alphons inaugurates the First Swadesh Darshan project in K.J. Alphons, Union Minister for Tourism inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit: Rangpo– Rorathang- Aritar- Phadamchen- Nathang-Sherathang- Tsongmo- Gangtok-Phodong- Mangan- Lachung-Yumthang- Lachen- Thangu-Gurudongmer- Mangan- Gangtok-Tuminlingee- Singtam” in the presence of Ugen T. Gyatso, Minister of Tourism & Civil Aviation, Government of Sikkim in Gangtok, Sikkim on 31st January 2019. The ...

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From play station to play ground, depression and mental health- PM Modi shares Mann Ki Baat with children @ “Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0”

PM on Depression and Mental Health

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 28 January 2019, interacted with students, teachers and parents, as part of Pariksha Pe Charcha 2.0 at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi. The interaction, which lasted for over ninety minutes, saw students, teachers and parents relax, laugh, and repeatedly applaud the Prime Minister’s observations, which included a touch of humour and wit. This year, students from ...

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India to boost Technical Textiles Sector: Irani

Seen in the picture is Union Minister for Textiles, Smriti Irani at the textiles show “artisan Speak”, at Elephanta Caves, in Mumbai on January 28, 2018.

“Under the aegis of Ministry of Textiles, for the first time in the history of India, we have dedicated to the nation 207 HSN codes for technical textiles. I see this as a function of unleashing the potential of not only technical textiles but also of an industry which impacts both our farm life and our space pursuits. This decision ...

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India to increase its share of US Outbound travel market emerges ‘Best in Show’ @ NYTTS 2019

Yogendra Tripathi

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India participated as the ‘ Presenting Partner’ in the New York Times Travel Show (NYTTS 2019) organised at Jacob K Javits Centre, New York with a view to scale up its tourism promotional efforts in the US, enhance India’s visibility and to increase its share of US Outbound travel market. A high level delegation ...

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Republic Day Tableaus in 2019 to reflect grand preparation for 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

President of the Republic of South Africa

Republic Day Tableaus in 2019 today will reflect on the grand preparation underway for 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. President of India Ram Nath Kovind at the Banquet Hosted in the Honour of the President of South Africa, Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged that India at its 70th Republic day is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the 100th birth ...

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Macro-economic fundamentals of Indian economy sound; savings and credit demand reflect promising signs : EAC-PM

INDIA expands at 8.1 GDP Growth in Q1 2018-19

On the eve of 70th Republic Day celebrations and a week from Union Budget of 2019, there is good news for the Indian Economy as the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) claim that macro-economic fundamentals are sound on taking stock of  the state of economy in its official communique issued on 25 January 2019. The Economic Advisory Council to the ...

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Government and India Inc reaffirms commitment to ethics in fight against corruption

Fight against Corruption in India

The Government is totally committed to bringing transparency to the system since transparency is key to controlling corruption, said Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (I/C) for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region; Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office; Minister of State for Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, and Department of Space, ...

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India to play pivotal role in advancing global collaboration in Homoeopathy

Shripad Yesso Naik-Goa

The World Integrated Medicine Forum on the regulation of Homoeopathic Medicinal Products with the theme ‘Advancing Global Collaboration’ was inaugurated Shripad Naik, Union Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of AYUSH. The three-day forum is being organised by Central Council for Research in Homeopathy (CCRH), with the support of Ministry of AYUSH, Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Convention of the United States (HPCUS) and ...

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National Bench of the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT) gets Cabinet nod

Cabinet approves creation of the National Bench of the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT) in New Delhi.

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the creation of National Bench of the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (GSTAT). The National Bench of the Appellate Tribunal shall be situated at New Delhi. GSTAT shall be presided over by the President and shall consist of one Technical Member (Centre) and one Technical Member (State). The creation ...

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GOA gears up for its vibrant global carnival starting March 2019

GOA CARNAVAL March 2019

Goa is gearing up for Carnaval 2019, which is one of the most awaited festivals of the year. Carnaval would begin on 2ndMarch starting from Panjim, 3rd March at Margao, 4th March  at Vasco and Ponda and 5th March at  Mapusa, Morjim and Curchorem. This year Carnaval is expected to be bigger with an increase in the number of  floats. ...

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WCD selects ‘Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow’ as theme for National Girl Child Day 2019

2nd anniversary of BBBP

Two days after addressing the negative press around the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme,  Women & Child Development Ministry is all set to celebrate National Girl Child Day (NGCD) on 24th January, 2019 at Pravasi Bharti Kendra, Chankyapuri, New Delhi. It also observe anniversary of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme. The theme of this NGCD is “Empowering Girls for a Brighter Tomorrow” and celebrating ...

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