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15th Edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas gets underway in Varanasi

Modi at PBD 2019

The 15th Edition of Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas got off to a grand start at Deendayal Hastakala Sankul in Varanasi on 21 January 2019. External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj inaugurated the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas on day one of PBD-2019. Union Minister of State and incharge of Overseas Indian Affairs- V. K. Singh along with the Guests of Honour- Himanshu Gulati, Member of Parliament of  ...

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President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurates three day Gandhian Resurgence Summit at Kumbh 2019

Ganga Pujan

President Ram Nath Kovind Inaugurated the three day Gandhian Resurgence Summit at Parmarth Niketan camp at the ongoing Prayagraj Kumbh on 17 January 2019. About 300 Gandhians from different parts of the country and organisations are participating in the Summit. Speaking at the event, the President said that Kumbh is the biggest congregation of humanity of the world and this provides for ...

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Prime Minister Modi to inaugurate Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019

Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show

Prime Minister Narendra Modi as part of his three day visit to Gujarat beginning 17th January 2019 will inaugurate Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show at the Mahatma Mandir Exhibition cum Convention Center in Gandhinagar, where more than 25 industrial and business sectors will be showcased here under one umbrella. Also during the said visit he will also visit Ahmedabad, and Hazira. Modi will also inaugurate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of ...

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India’s maiden flight to moon ‘Gaganyaan’ to carry three Indian astronauts?

Gangayaan

The Chairman, ISRO K. Sivan addressed and interacted with over hundred media persons from Bengaluru and other parts of India in a Press Meet organised on 11 January 2019 at ISRO Headquarters, Bengaluru. He highlighted ISRO’s achievements in 2018 related to launch vehicles, satellites and their applications towards nation building. Sivan also briefed about the challenging missions envisaged during this year ...

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29 days Cultural extravaganza begins at Kumbh Mela Area with Sanskriti Kumbh @ Prayagraj

Sanskriti Kumbh

Sanskriti Kumbh, a 29 days cultural extravaganza was inaugurated by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik in the presence of the Union Minister of state for Culture (I/C) Mahesh Sharma in Kumbh Mela area, Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh. Senior officials of the Ministry of Culture and artists from all over the country were also present during the opening ceremony. The ...

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MEA’s 51st edition of Know India Programmes (KIP) showcases Indian culture and heritage to forty young participants from 8 countries

MEA

Participants of 51st edition of Know India Programmes (KIP) called on the Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani, in New Delhi on 8th January 2019. This edition of KIP has been scheduled from January 5thto 29thJanuary, 2019 in partnership with Gujarat. The participants will also visit Gujarat for 10-days from January 10thto 19thJanuary, 2019. There are forty participants, of ...

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AYUSH in quest to promote traditional Indian system of medicine lines up grand celebration for third edition of Unani Day 2019

AYUSH

The Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), will commence a 50-day countdown for Unani Day 2019 from 23 December 2018. During the next 50 days, the CCRUM and its regional institutes / centres would organise a host of activities and events as a run up to Unani Day which is celebrated on 11th February every year. The countdown activities would ...

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India launches Asiatic Lion Conservation Project to help sustain Gir pride in its natural habitat

Gujarat Tourism

Asiatic lions that once ranged from Persia (Iran) to Palamau in Eastern India were almost driven to extinction by indiscriminate hunting and habitat loss. A single population of less than 50 lions persisted in the Gir forests of Gujarat by late 1890’s. With timely and stringent protection offered by the State Government and the Center Government, Asiatic lions have increased ...

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India a leading fintech and Startup nation in the world: PM Modi @ Fintech2018 in Singapore

Singapore Fintech Festival

In presence of Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore Tharman Shanmugaratnam, a voice of influence in the world of finance, Ravi Menon, Managing Director of Monetary Authority of Singapore, a leading institution in fintech, Tens of thousands of participants from over one hundred countries, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi took in the challenge and privilege of becoming the first Head of Government to ...

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Israel to be Country Focus @ International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2018

49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI-2018), in Panaji, Goa

The 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2018 will be held in Goa from 20th to 28th November, 2018. 49th edition of the festival will showcase 212 films from over 68 countries, which reflects diversity of taste. International Competition section has 15 films out of which 3 are Indian. Competition section itself represents films produced and co-produced by 22 ...

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Fourth Industrial Revolution to drive irreversible positive change in India: PM Modi

Digital India

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 11 October 2018 attended, and delivered an address at the event to mark the launch of the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution. He said the components of “Industry 4.0” actually have the ability to transform the present and future of human life. He said the launch of this Centre, the fourth in the world after ...

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GI Tag for Alphonso from Konkan

The king of mangoes, Alphonso, better known as ‘Hapus

Alphonso from Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Palghar, Thane and Raigad districts of Maharashtra, is registered as Geographical Indication (GI).  A Geographical Indication or a GI is an indication used on products that have a specific geographical origin and possess qualities or a reputation that are due to that origin. Such a name conveys an assurance of quality and distinctiveness which is essentially ...

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