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Aquatic species spotted after several years in Gangetic Planes: Report

workshop on “Ganga and its Biodiversity: Developing a Road Map for Habitat and Species Conservation + WWF

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari released the report on “” in river Ganga in New Delhi on 22 May 2018. He also inaugurated a day-long workshop organised by World Wildlife Fund (WWF) on the theme “Ganga and its Biodiversity: Developing a Road Map for Habitat and Species Conservation”. A database of Ganga Praharis’, ...

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Indore, Bhopal & Chandigarh emerge as top 3 Cleanest cities in India @ Swachhata Survekshan 2018

Swachhata Survekshan 2018 Winners

Hardeep Puri, Minister for Housing & Urban Affairs has congratulated the winners of Swachh Survekshan 2018 while announcing the results at the National Media Centre 16 May 2018.  The Swachh Survekshan 2018 assessed 4203 Urban Local Bodies and was organised by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), under the aegis of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban). The exercise undertaken ...

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World comes calling to India for its rich legacy of traditional medicine, medicinal plants and health tourism

Love for India's traditional medicine is rising. Seen in the picture are delegates from all over the world seen with the Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shripad Yesso Naik in a group photograph at the Valedictory Function of Scientific Convention on the World Homoeopathy Day, in New Delhi on April 11, 2018.

India has a rich legacy of traditional medicine, which the world is realising can be crucial element for affordable and efficient healthcare system. Recently, India signed MoU Cooperation in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine with Equatorial Guinea and Colombia. For the uninitiated, the Traditional Systems of Medicine in India are well organised, codified and well documented and comprise of Ayurveda, ...

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India showcases diversity; calls for further collaborations @ India Pavilion at Cannes Film Festival

Indian delegation at the inaugural of the India Pavilion at Cannes Film Festival 2018, consisting of Bharat Bala, Ashok Parmar, Sharad Kelkar, Huma Qureshi, Vani Tripathi Tikoo, Prasoon Joshi, Vinay Mihan Kwatra, Shaji Karun and Jahnu Barua.

  A strong contingent from India has reached the Cannes film festival to showcase the diversity and collaborative opportunities with other nations.  The inaugural session of the Indian Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival 2018 was held on 09 May 2018. The Indian Pavilion is being organised by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India and FICCI. Vinay Mohan ...

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Tourism Ministry partners Google for 360° Virtual Reality (VR) videos on Incredible India

Recently launched Incredible India for Digital India has Advantage of 360° Virtual Reality (VRto promote unexplored reasons on visiting Incredible India for global citizens and comes at a time when UNWTO Barometer reflects best ever boom in International Tourism.

Ministry of Tourism, Government of India in collaboration with Google India on 26 April 2018 launched a 360° Virtual Reality (VR) experience video on Incredible India. Describing India as a destination of diverse experiences, Minister of State (IC) for Tourism, K. J. Alphons said, “India is an iconic destination that offers unique experiences of climate, geography, culture, art, literature, and food” ...

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New India’s Smart Cities@ Diu to run on 100% Renewable Energy during Daytime; Jaipur signs 700 vendors for Night bazaar; Bengaluru to develop Intelligent Traffic Management Solution

Jaipur Smart City to develop night bazaar at Chaura Rasta, in the heart of Pink city

New India will emerge with new smart cities that offer citizens and attract international tourists alike with state-of-the-art modern infrastructure. As a first in the evolution of new generation of smart cities:  has become the first city in India, that runs on 100% renewable energy during daytime setting a new benchmark for other cities to become clean and green. Diu ...

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Indian railways with 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites set to dazzle @ World heritage day 2018 themed Heritage for Generations

Steam Express hauled by Fairy Queen (EIR-22, Year built 1855), World’s oldest Functional Steam Engine and Guinness Book of Record holder,  between Delhi Cantonment & Rewari  to start today. It will be a twice a month service run till April 2018 and is likely attract lots of discerning Indian and Overseas visitors.

Every year, 18th April is celebrated Worldwide as World Heritage Day to create awareness about Heritage among communities. This year the theme is Heritage for Generations emphasising on inter-generational transfer of knowledge. National Rail Museum, New Delhi has chalked out an elaborate programme to celebrate World Heritage Day. The focus shall be to foster dialogue and interaction between generations. For this, ...

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First States Meeting of NITI Forum for North East @ Agartala

The Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (I/C), Jitendra Singh along with the Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog, Rajiv Kumar at the first meeting of newly constituted NITI Forum for North East, in Agartala on April 10, 2018.

The first meeting of Newly constituted NITI Forum for North East will be held in Agartala, Tripura today on 10 April 2018. The meeting will be chaired by the Vice-Chairman, NITI Aayog, Rajeev Kumar and the co-Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Jitendra Singh. Chief Ministers of NE States and leading lights from the region will attend the ...

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International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2018 preparations starts with Three-day International Yoga Fest

The Minister of State Jitendra Singh and the  Shripad Yesso Naik at the inauguration of the International Yoga Fest, in New Delhi on March 21, 2018.

 A Three-day International Yoga Fest, a Curtain Raiser for International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2018 was inaugurated by the Minister of State (IC) for Development of North Eastern Region, MoS for PMO, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Dept. of Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh at Talkatora Stadium, New Delhi on 21st March 2018. In his inaugural address, ...

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Charting New India’s Global Integration Strategy@ 24th edition of CII’s Partnership Summit

Vice President of India to inaugurate 24th edition of CII’s Partnership Summit to be held in Vishakhapatnam on February 24-26, 2018. (File Pic of CII Partnership Summit 2017)

Over 2500 delegates from India and 40 countries will converge in Vishakhapatnam from 24-26 February 2018 for The Partnership Summit 2018 starting today. The 24th edition of The Partnership Summit is a unique platform that would enable close examination of the partnerships and synergies that spark the next phase of global growth and develop strong multi-country linkages and networks to assist ...

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India is capital for spirituality in the entire world: Vice President

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu performing the 88th Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava to Bahubali Gommateshwara, at Shravanabelagola, in Karnataka on February 10, 2018.

India is capital for spirituality in the entire world- the Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu said at the gathering after performing the 88th Mahamasthakabhisheka Mahotsava to Bahubali Gommateshwara, at Shravanabelagola in Karnataka on 10 February 2018. “We should feel proud of our cultural heritage,” he added. The Head of Shravanabelagola Mutt, Charukeerthi Bhattarakha Swamiji, the Governor of Karnataka, Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala, ...

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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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