New Delhi : United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) today conferred Sasakawa Award 2019 for Disaster Risk Reduction to Dr. Pramod Kumar Mishra, Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister of India. The award was announced today at the Award Ceremony during the ongoing 6th Session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) 2019 at Geneva. Dr. P. K. Mishra from India received the 2019 Sasakawa award in recognition of his long-term dedication to improve the resilience of communities most exposed to disasters and his personal commitment to social inclusion as a critical principle to reduce inequality and poverty, enhancing the safety net of the socially and economically marginalized. The United Nations Sasakawa Award is the most prestigious international a...
New Delhi : Rajiv Nayan Choubey, took the Oath of office and Secrecy as Member, Union Public Service Commission today. The oath was administered by Shri Arvind Saxena, Chairman, UPSC. An officer of the 1981 batch of Indian Administrative Service of Tamil Nadu Cadre, Shri Choubey during his career spanning over more than 35 years, has held several important positions in the Central Government as well as in the Government of Tamil Nadu. He served as Joint Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, Development Commissioner (Handloom) in the Ministry of Textiles, Director General in the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Power, Special Secretary, Ministry of Power. Prior to his joining the Commission, he was
New Delhi : The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today received the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award, at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, in New Delhi. The Award focuses on the triple bottom-line of People, Profit and Planet. It will be offered annually to the leader of a Nation. The Award Citation says: “Shri Narendra Modi is selected for his outstanding leadership for the nation. His selfless service towards India, combined with his tireless energy has resulted in extraordinary economic, social and technological advances in the country.” The Citation adds: “Under his leadership, India is now identified as the Centre for Innovation and Value Added Manufacturing (Make in India), as well as a global hub for professional services such as Information Technology, Accounting and Finance.”
Fayza Putri, Adila from Indonesia won the ‘Global IT Leader Award’ Three day event of ‘Global it Challenge for Youth with Disabilities 2018’ Concluded Thaawarchand Gehlot Calls Upon Nations to Enhance Skill of Youth with Disabilities Suvash Choudhary NEW DELHI : The three day event of the “Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018” concluded in the presence of Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment here today. It was organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in association with Rehabilitation International Korea and their associated partner LG Electronics from 9th to 11th November, 2018. Thaawarchand Gehlot, and other dignitaries from Korea, India and E
It is for the Recognition of his Dedication to Improving International Cooperation The Committee also Credited PM Modi for his Contribution Towards Regional and Global Peace NEW DELHI : The Seoul Peace Prize Committee has decided to confer the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in recognition of his dedication to improving international cooperation, raising global economic growth, accelerating the Human Development of the people of India by fostering economic growth in the world's fastest growing large economy and furthering the development of democracy through anti-corruption and social integration efforts. While awarding the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize, the Award Committee recognized Prime Minister Modi's contributions to the growth of the Indian and global economies...
NEW DELHI : Sharad Kumar (Indian Police Service, Retd., HY:1979) has been appointed as the Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission, New Delhi for a term of four years from the date on which he enters upon his office, or till he attains the age of sixty five years, whichever is earlier.
New Delhi : The results of the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) 2018 declared on Friday by IIT Guwahati. It is published on the official website of the GATE- appsgate.iitg.ac.in. The All India first rank in chemistry is secured by a farmer's son, Prashant Gupta (24). Prashant Gupta a resident of Lucknow secured 71.67 per cent marks in GATE
-Celebrated Chef Become Dr Chef Vikas Khanna, Dedicates His Degree to his Grandmother -Chef Khanna Started His Journey From Rolling Breads at the Revered Golden Temple -This Honorary Doctorate is the first Degree that GD Goenka University Confered Tejaswi/STI Correspondent Gurugram (India) : The Chef Extraordinaire, Vikas Khanna is man of passion and dedication,fivetimes Michelin star, a celebrated chef, a prolific writer, and a poet. GD Goenka University in recognition of his outstanding record of culinary art, philanthropy, altruism and humanitarianism and his global reach as a chef honored him with Doctor of Philosophy (Honoris Causa) Degree at a special convocation. The teary eyed 46year-old Dr. Chef Vikas Khanna said “It’s been a long journey for about 28 years of cooking and r
NEW DELHI : Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Prakash Javadekarfelicitates National Science Talents of the Year 2016-17 in New Delhi today. Thewinners were awarded with mementoes and certificates by the Minister. Vijnana Bharati (VIBHA) jointly with Vigyan Prasar – an autonomous institution underDepartment of Science & Technology and National Council of Education and ResearchTraining (NCERT) – Ministry of Human Resource Development has organized theNational Science Talent Search for Future India Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan (VVM)across the country. 1.4 lakh students from 1472 schools from all the 29 states and 5 union territories fromclass VI-XI participated in the exam. Out of this 2400 students were declared as statelevel winners. Through 20 camps 264 students we
‘Mother is the epitome of love, compassion, warmth & sacrifice’ Mother’s love is unconditional. To celebrate this day of love, on April 29, 2017, tiny tots of Lions Public School ,Gurugram , presented a lovely show dedicated to their mothers . More than Fifty Mothers participated with great zeal and enthusiasm in various competitions designed for them like Mummy Ka Cooking Magic, Eco-Friendly Rangoli, Attractive jewellery, Me and my Child. They gave a variety of presentations in the creative fiesta to make their children proud. In Mummy Ka Magic Ms Rachna got First Prize, Ms R Nagabali got Second Prize, Third Prize was bagged by Ms Gopa Dey and Ms Vanja got Appreciation Prize. The Judgement was made by Coordinator Ms Dinesh Arya and Exam Cell Incharge Ms Poonam Gavari.