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PM Modi met President Kovind

PM Modi met President Kovind

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New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on President Ram Nath Kovind and briefed him on the issues of national and international importance at Rashtrapati Bhavan today. This information is released by the twitter handle of the President of India. It is understood that Prime Minister Modi briefed him about the development of Indo china clash in Laddakh . He recently visited Laddakh and accessed the situation. He also informed about the diplomatic steps taken by the central govt in regard to Laddakh dispute.
CBSE & Facebook to introduce training for teachers

CBSE & Facebook to introduce training for teachers

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New Delhi : CBSE and Facebook India introduce training programs in Augumented Reality for teachers & Digital Safety & online well being for students.Registration for the programs starts from 6 th July 2020. The willing candidates can visit http://www.cbseacademic.nic .in/fb/facebookforeducation.html for details. Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, Minister of HRD said that the intiative launched by cbseindia and Facebook India to introduce training programs in Augumented Reality for teachers & Digital Safety for students is commendable. He encouraged teachers and students to join these programs. Facebook said, "This course of online safety will cover security, privacy, mental health and Instagram's guides to lay the foundation for healthy digital habits." This module is...
Buddha’s message serves like a beacon : Ram Nath Kovind

Buddha’s message serves like a beacon : Ram Nath Kovind

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NEW DELHI :  The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind said that as the pandemic ravages human lives and economies across the globe, the Buddha’s message serves like a beacon. Lord Buddha advised people to shun greed, hatred, violence, jealousy and many other vices to find happiness. Contrast this message with the hankering of an unrepentant mankind indulging in the same old violence and degradation of nature. We all know that the moment the virulence of Coronavirus slows down, we have a far more serious challenge of climate change before us.     The President was speaking at a virtual event organized by the International Buddhist Confederation on the occasion of the Dharma Chakra Diwas at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (July 4, 2020).     The President said t...
Youth affairs & sports ministry invites application for National Youth Award

Youth affairs & sports ministry invites application for National Youth Award

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NEW DELHI : The ministry of youth affairs & sports has invited applications for National Youth Awards 2017-18 and 2018-19. Last date to apply for this award is 16.july 2020. A candidate or an organisation can Apply for2017-18 on https://t.co/WYjnwDq9XP and for the year 2018-19 on https://t.co/3V5iPpUBBr. National Youth Award 2018-19 National Youth Award is conferred on young men and women and voluntary organization every year in recognition of their outstanding work in the field of national development and social service. Submission will be start on 10:00 AM of 27th May, 2020 and the last date of submission is 16th July, 2020 OBJECTIVES OF THE AWARD To motivate young persons (aged between 15 – 29 years) to achieve excellence in the field of national develo...
JEE & NEET exams postponed : JWEE between 1st-6th Sept & NEET on 13 th Sept

JEE & NEET exams postponed : JWEE between 1st-6th Sept & NEET on 13 th Sept

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NEW DELHI :  Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced that Keeping in mind the safety of students and to ensure quality education it is decided to postpone #JEE & #NEET examinations. releasing a video message he said that JEE Main examination will be held between 1st-6th Sept, JEE advanced exam will be held on 27th Sept & NEET examination will be held on 13th Sept. It is understood that this decision is taken under the preview of the decision of the supreme court in the last week. Some persons had approached the apex court for demand of CBSE examination cancellation. The court had asked about these exmas also where HRD ministry had assured that an expert committee is considering all aspects. As per the suggestions of the committee ministry decided to postpone thses exmas for atleas...
“Fit Hai To Hit Hai India” launched by Central Ministers

“Fit Hai To Hit Hai India” launched by Central Ministers

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NEW DELHI :  Union Human Resource Development Minister  Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' and Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs and Ministry of Minority Affairs Kiren Rijiju interacted with students here today under the Fit India campaign by the Government of India. Olympic medal winner badminton player P.V Sindhu and Indian football team Captain  Sunil Chhetri were also present at the "Fit Hai To Hit Hai India" program organized under the Fit India campaign.   During this live interaction, all the dignitaries held detailed talks on being fit and enumerated the importance of fitness.The Fit India Talks sessions are being organized in association with the Sports Authority of India and the Ministry of Human Resource Development.   Speaking on the occasion Shri Pokhriyal sai...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Speaks Russian President Vladimir Putin

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Speaks Russian President Vladimir Putin

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NEW DELHI  :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on phone with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin on 2 July 2020.   Prime Minister warmly congratulated President Putin on the success of celebrations marking the 75th anniversary of the victory in the Second World War, and also for successful completion of the vote on constitutional amendments in Russia.   Prime Minister recalled the participation of an Indian contingent in the military parade held in Moscow on 24 June 2020, as a symbol of abiding friendship between the peoples of India and Russia.   The leaders took note of the effective measures undertaken by the two countries to address the negative consequences of the Covid-19 global pandemic and agreed on the importance of closer India-Ru...
NHAI to set up Infrastructure Investment Trust to investment in the highway sector

NHAI to set up Infrastructure Investment Trust to investment in the highway sector

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NEW DELHI : With an aim to facilitate investment in the highway sector, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) is in the process of setting up an Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT).  As part of the structure, a new company is being set up to act as the Investment Manager to the proposed InvIT.   As NHAI InvIT shall be the first InvIT to be sponsored by any government or semi government entity in the country, it is important to have a professional management structure for the investment manager.   In order to select the best talent from the market for appointment of two independent Directors and one Chairman for the Investment Manager Board, a search-cum-selection committee has been formed. Dr Sukhbir Singh Sandhu, Chairman, NHAI is the Convenor of the Committ...
Nominations for #PadmaAwards-2021 open till 15th Sept

Nominations for #PadmaAwards-2021 open till 15th Sept

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NEW DELHI :  Online nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day, 2021 have started from 1st May, 2020. The last date for nominations for Padma Awards is 15th September, 2020. The nominations/recommendations for Padma Awards will be received online only on the Padma Awards portal https://padmaawards.gov.in .   The Padma Awards, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, are amongst the highest civilian awards of the country. Instituted in 1954, these Awards are announced on the occasion of the Republic Day every year. The award seeks to recognize ‘work of distinction’ and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements/service in all fields/disciplines, such as, Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicin...
IAF Develops Indigenous Airborne Locust Control System on MI-17 Helicopter

IAF Develops Indigenous Airborne Locust Control System on MI-17 Helicopter

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NEW DELHI :  Anticipating Locust attack, Ministry of Agriculture signed a contract with        M/s Micron, UK to modify two Mi-17 Helicopters for spraying atomized pesticide to arrest Locust breeding in May 2020. Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the UK based firm would be able to manufacture and supply the modification kit to IAF only from Sep 2020 onward for system integration and testing.  In the meanwhile, an unprecedented Locust attack started manifesting from last week of May and was fast spreading practically across many States.   In view of envisaged delay in provisioning of modification kits by M/s Micron, the Indian Air Force tasked No. 3 Base Repair Depot located at Chandigarh to undertake the challenging task of indigenously designing and developing an Airborne Locust Contro...