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Yoga is India’s greatest legacy and most glorious gift to the world: Vice President

Bharatiya Sanskrit Pitham

Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Yoga is India’s greatest legacy, its most glorious gift to the world. He said that the massive participation of people from all over the world on International Yoga Day celebrations was a testament to the fact that the world has accepted Yoga and was celebrating it. Addressing the gathering after ...

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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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North Block gets electric vehicle charging station as DEA adopt E-Mobility Programme

Arun Jaitley inaugurating the E-vehicle and charging station in North Block, New Delhi on January 09, 2019.  Raj Kumar Singh and the Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, S.C. Garg are also seen.

Marking the adoption of e-mobility, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India has signed an agreement with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an entity under Ministry of Power for deployment of 15 Electric Vehicles for their officers. Also, 28 charging points (24 Slow charging points, 4 Fast Charging Points) have been installed at North Block for charging ...

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Need is to strengthen link between tourism, culture and local community stakeholders: UNWTO/UNESCO Conference

Cultural Tourism Sustains Communities and Living Heritage

The third cultural tourism conference (3-5 December) organised jointly between the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) concluded today in Istanbul, Turkey. Participants declared their support for cultural tourism as a driver for safeguarding living heritage, catalyzing creativity in cities, and spreading tourism’s socioeconomic benefits to all. A key conclusion from the ...

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Indian Pavillion at COP-24 themed ‘One World One Sun One Grid’ showcases global vision behind Solar Alliance

Indian Pavilion at COP24

Harsh Vardhan showcased India’s clear intent to win the fight against climate change  at the inauguration of Indian Pavilion at the 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) which is being held at Katowice, Poland. “World is  at  a  critical  juncture in  ongoing  battle  to  save  our  planet  from  the  ...

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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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Lakshadweep, MoEF hosts STAPCOR – 2018 with theme: Reef for Life as World celebrates 3rd Decadal International year of Reefs-2018

protection of coral reef= climate change, El Nino

The International Conference on Status and Protection of Coral Reefs (STAPCOR – 2018) with the theme “Reef for Life” was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan on 22nd October at Bangaram coral Island of Union Territory of Lakshadweep. About 150 delegates both International and National, are participating in this mega event at Bangaram Island ...

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OYO with ‘City Vibes’ campaign to enhance consumer experience in 25 cities

OYO ties up with Painter Kafeel

OYO one of fastest growing Indian hospitality aggregator on 9 October 2018 rolled out of new pan India campaign named  “City Vibes”, starting with Bengaluru. As a part of this campaign, OYO will use veteran street artist Kafeel Ahmed Ansari’s (Painter Kafeel) rendition of “Bengaluru the Bengaluru Way,” featuring top hotspots of the city on the facades of  100+ OYO hotels in Bengaluru. ...

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Facial Recognition common standard being adopted world over: Jayant Sinha

Press Conference on DigiYatra

The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu on 4th October 2018 released the policy on biometric based digital processing of passengers at airports called “Digi Yatra” at a press-conference. Addressing the media, he said that the Ministry has taken the initiative to develop standards for digital processing of passengers at airport to ensure uniform implementation and passenger experience ...

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Global accolades for 2nd Global RE-Invest India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy Experts’ Meet & Expo on day 1

Re-Invest 2018

Over 10,000 people attended the 2nd Global RE-Invest India-ISA Partnership Renewable Energy Experts’ Meet & Expo (RE-Invest 2018) on day one, the 3rd, October, 2018 at Greater Noida. This included over 5000 delegates and 180 exhibitors. There were 354 business to business bilateral meetings held on day one. The power-packed sessions included the First Assembly of the International Solar Alliance, ...

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NITI Aayog cycles to spread awareness on clean mobility and sets ball rolling for India’s transition to renewable energy and electric vehicles @ MOVE: Global Mobility Summit

India to move to electric and hybrid vehicles

MoS Kiren Rijiju & Amitabh Kant, CEO NITI Aayog flagged off MOVE Cyclathon on 2 September 2018, a cycle rally to promote cleaner, accessible modes of transport. The cyclathon was held in the run up to the MOVE: Global Mobility Summit on September 7, 8 in New Delhi, and saw a participation of over 500 enthusiastic cyclists. Speaking at the event, ...

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UNWTO: Qatar among 10 Most Open Visa Countries in the World; most open country in the Middle East

Tourism = UNWTO visa openness ranking

In a volatile world order, where Oil may not remain as the mainstay of Middle East Countries in times to come- Tourism it seems is the only bankable asset class! Wishing the said region, the one that had recently been pushed to a corner- Qatar for sure has made Tourism as its national priority. As a result, Qatar- has become the ...

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