Indian Polity

India eye boost in trade with CIS with Chabahar Port in Iran

Nitin Gadkari inaugurating Swami Vivekanand Cultural Centre, in Dushanbe on June 21, 2018.

On sidelines of a two day official visit to Tajikistan to represent India at the high level global conference on “International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development”, Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping said in Dushanbe on 21 June 2018, that India is trying to make Chabahar Port in ...

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India’s first indigenous Lithium Ion Battery project to help cut its imports from China, Japan and South Korea

CSIR lab to give technology for India’s first indigenous Lithium Ion Battery project

Central Electro Chemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu under Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) and RAASI Solar Power have signed a Memorandum of Agreement for transfer of technology for India’s first Lithium Ion (Li-ion) Battery project. The Agreement was signed in Bengaluru on  June 09, 2018 by Vijayamohan K. Pillai, Director, CECRI and C. Narasimhan, Chairman-cum-Managing Director of ...

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African Tourism Ministers deliberate on Tourism Statistics: A Catalyst for Development @ 61st Meeting

African Tourism Ministers Stress the Importance of Correct Tourism Measurement for Improved Policy @ UNWTO 61st meeting at Abuja in Nigeria

“Tourism Statistics: A Catalyst for Development”, was the theme of this year’s seminar in the context of the 61st Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Africa (Abuja, Nigeria, 4-6 June). The meeting included a ministerial dialogue on the importance of tourism statistics under the topic “Better measure, better manage”. The Commission for Africa attracted 18 tourism ministers from the region ...

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Think Global, Act Local for environment protection is President Kovind’s call @ Conference of Governors held that coincided with World Environment Day 2018

President, Ram Nath Kovind addressing the opening session of the 49th Governors’ Conference, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on June 04, 2018. Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu, PM Narendra Modi and the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh are also seen.

The President noted that June 5 is World Environment Day and hence the approach of ‘Think Global, Act Local’ is considered effective for environment protection. Keeping in mind the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Accord and the International Solar Alliance, local and state-level contributions are very important to achieving national goals. The Directive Principles of our Constitution specifically mention issues of the environment ...

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India readies launch of Health and Wellness Centre under Ayushman Bharat; Bijapur in Chhattisgarh to set the new revolution in strong primary care

Seen in the picture Peoples Prime Minister  Narendra Modi interacting with the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, in New Delhi on April 11, 2018. PM to Visit Aspirational District in Chhattisgarh and launch Health and Wellness Centre under Ayushman Bharat on 14 April 2018.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Bijapur, Chhattisgarh, on April 14, 2018. He will be visiting the Jangala Development Hub, situated in a panchayat that has emerged as a model panchayat, where he would be interacting with people, local ‘Champions of Change’ including officials of the district administration, who despite all odds and being at the epicentre of Left ...

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India to support Mauritius gain due recognition from UNESCO for the Aapravasi Ghat and Bhojpuri Geet Gawai

The President, Ram Nath Kovind at the celebration of National Day of Mauritius, at Champ de Mars, in Mauritius on March 12, 2018.

Leading a delegation comprising Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Ashwini Choubey and four Members of Parliament, President of India- Ram Nath Kovind in Mauritius has spelled out a grand vision of collaboration among India and Mauritius.  On 12 March 2018, President of India also attended the celebration of 50th Anniversary of Independence of Mauritius. “In the last 50 ...

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Niti Aayog with Health Index spurs competitive spirit to better National Health Mission reach among states

Niti Aayog's annual Health Index , a check-up for the States' health sector will encourage preventive & promotive health policies across the country in line with the National Health Mission.

“Healthy States, Progressive India”: A comprehensive Health Index report was released by NITI Aayog released on 09 February 2018 at a function in the capital. The report ranks states and Union territories innovatively on their year-on-year incremental change in health outcomes, as well as, their overall performance with respect to each other. The report was released jointly by the CEO, NITI Aayog; ...

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ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny: Narendra Modi

ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny: Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi in a group photograph with the ASEAN Heads of State/Governments, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on January 25, 2018.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has played a master-stroke to lift and shape a prosperous future among India-ASEAN nations. His vision about ASEAN-India partnership in an op-ed piece titled, “ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny” published in the leading dailies from the ASEAN member nations is here PWi patrons.. OP-ED starts: ASEAN-India: Shared values, common destiny By: Narendra Modi Today, 1.25 billion ...

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India and Israel vows to shape future of world together; eye four fold jump in bilateral trade

India Israeli ties got a shot on the arm from the very start when Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi welcomed the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, on his arrival, at Air Force Station, Palam, in New Delhi on January 14, 2018.

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister of Israel, on 15 January 2018 expressed their unwavering belief that the two countries can together shape the future of their countries and the world. “In India, we have been taking steady steps over three years at both macro as well as micro-level, to make a difference. Our motto is: Reform, ...

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PM inaugurates new metro link between Noida and Delhi; lauds Yogi for redefining governance & ending Noida-Jinx

PM Narendra Modi flagging off the Metro Magenta Line from Botanical Garden to Kalkaji Mandir, at Noida, Uttar Pradesh on December 25, 2017. The Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik, the Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, the MoS Culture Mahesh Sharma, the MoS Housing and Urban Affairs,  Hardeep Singh Puri and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 25 December 2017 inaugurated a new metro link between Noida and Delhi. He unveiled a plaque at Botanical Garden Metro Station, to mark the inauguration of a portion of the Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro, connecting Botanical Garden in Noida with Kalkaji Mandir in South Delhi. He also travelled briefly on the metro train, ...

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Anti Pollution Drive in January 2018 to tackle air pollution in Delhi

Seen here in the pic is Harsh Vardhan chairing the meeting to tackle the issue of air pollution along with Chief Minister of Delhi NCTArvind Kejriwal and other dignitaries on 12 December 2017.

To work in a collaborative manner on tackling the issue of air pollution in Delhi- in a high profile meeting led by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Minister for PWD, Government of Delhi, Satendra Jain, Minister for Environment, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Dara Singh Chauhan, Environment  Minister, Government of ...

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AAP government adopts zero tolerance stance on medical negligence, cancels Max Super Speciality Hospital permit on prima facie gross medical negligence

Arvind Kejriwal on zero tolerance against medical negligence

In quest for ensuring affordable and quality healthcare services, Chief Minister of NCT, Arvind Kejriwal reacting on the cancellation of the license of Max Super Speciality Hospital Shalimar Bagh on 8 December 2017 said that the AAP Government gives top priority to education and health sector for people of India and the government will not tolerate any entity causing harm ...

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