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International Day of Yoga: PM Kicks Off Mass Yoga at Lucknow

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On the occasion of International Day of Yoga on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, the Prime Minister participated in a mass Yoga demonstration event in Lucknow where thousands of people gathered at the Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan despite continuous rain in the city. Addressing them, Prime Minister Narendra Modi conveyed his greetings from Lucknow to all those joining the Yoga Day celebrations ...

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India Celebrates 68th Republic Day (Pictures)

India’s Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas and Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C) developed indigenously made their debut today at the Republic Day parade. Three fighter jets flew at a speed of 780 km per hour in ‘VIC’ formation. India celebrated the 68th Republic Day Parade 2017 in a colourful presentation of its military prowess, accomplishments and display of ...

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DRDO Paid Tributes to Dr Kalam on his 85th Birth Anniversary

Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) paid rich tributes to Former President of India and former DRDO Chief, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on his 85th Birth Anniversary at a gala function held in Kothari Auditorium at DRDO Bhawan today. For the first time, students from various schools of Delhi were also invited at DRDO Bhawan on this occasion. The purpose ...

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1965 War: President Hosts Tea, Felicitates 4 War Heroes

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President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday hosted tea for the veterans of 1965 war at Rashtrapati Bhavan and felicitated four heroes on the occasion. The four heroes include Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh, DFC; CQMH Abdul Hamid, PVC (Posthumous); Lt Col AB Tarapore, PVC (Posthumous) and Chaman Lal, Ashoka Chakra (Posthumous). Mrs. Rasoonan Bibi, Mrs. Zarine Mahir and Mrs. ...

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Teacher’s Day 2015: President Presents National Awards to Teachers

The President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee presented National Awards to teachers at a function at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi today (September 5, 2015). Speaking on the occasion, the President said that on the occasion of Teacher’s Day we recognise the dedicated services of many teachers throughout the country who were actively engaged in building and strengthening the intellectual ...

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LIVE: President Mukherjee Addressed the Nation on the eve of 69th Independence Day of India

Catch all the live updates of Presidents Speech addressed the nation on the eve of 69th Independence day of India. #PresidentMukherjee addressed the nation on the eve of 69th Independence Day of India pic.twitter.com/9QmvyumI3V — President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) August 14, 2015 Warm greetings on the eve of 68th anniversary of Independence #PresidentMukherjee — President of India (@RashtrapatiBhvn) August 14, ...

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Inspiring Quotes By Late Dr APJ Abdul Kalam

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Former President APJ Abdul Kalam passed away at around 6:40 pm at the Indian Institute of Management, Shillong while delivering a lecture after suffering a massive heart attack. Though the missile man of India is no more with us his inspiring quotes will always be remembered. PM to Recieve Ex-President Kalam’s Body at Delhi Airport: India Mourns Here are few ...

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Daggubati Suresh Babu elected president of Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce

Suresh Babu, son of legendary film personality Ramanaidu, has been elected as the new president of Telugu Film Chamber of Commerce. Suresh Babu will be sworn in as the new president of the Chamber soon. The competition was mainly between Suresh Babu and Narayana Das for the president’s post. Later Narayana Das withdrew fromt the race. Father of Rana Daggubati, ...

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Delhi Turns Into Jungle War as Jung Retaliates Cancelling Transfers

Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung on Wednesday retaliated Chief Minister arvind Kejriwal’s unwelcome complaints to the President and Prime Minister by cancelling all the postings made by the Delhi’s elected government in the last four days. While Delhi is fast becoming a turf for the open rivalry between the appointed ruler versus the elected leader, the show of strength has ...

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Nepal president spends night in tent as residence develops cracks, PM in Indonesia

Nepal President Ram Baran Yadav spent Saturday night inside a tent after the powerful earthquake caused several cracks in his office-cum-residence. A senior presidential official told IANS that Yadav and his security guards spent the entire night inside the tent fearing that further aftershocks may damage the entire century-old building. The President’s Office was built some 150 years ago during ...

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PM Modi, President Congratulate ISRO for IRNSS-1D Launch

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have congratulated Indian scientists on the successful launch of the country’s fourth navigation satellite, making India proud by joining the rare club of five nations with their own GPS system. In his message to ISRO Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar, President Mukherjee said: “My heartiest congratulations to you and your entire team at ...

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Vajpayee Conferred Bharat Ratna Finally

Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was on Friday conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee in a brief ceremony at his home here attended by the country’s leadership. The president, in a break from protocol, arrived at Vajpayee’s 6, Krishna Menon Marg residence here to confer the top honour on the nonagenarian Bharatiya ...

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Nobel laureate, DNA fame Venki made president of prestigious UK Royal Society

Indian-origin Chemistry Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (Venki) has been bestowed the highest honour in the UK making him join the ranks of eminent British scientists such as Newton and Rhterford. Venki will succeed Paul Nurse as the Royal Society president from December this year and head the world’s top most science outfit. He was chosen by about 1,200 Royal Society ...

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President Accepts Minister Dadarao Danve’s resignation

President Pranab Mukherjee accepted the the resignation of Shri Raosaheb Dadarao Danve, Minister of State in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, from the Council of Ministers, of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, with immediate effect. Danve resigned months after he was made Maharasthra BJP president keeping in the principle of ‘one-man, one-post’’. Danve the portfolio ...

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Jagmohan Dalmiya elected BCCI president, Anurag secretary

Cementing his crucial role in cricket, veteran cricket administrator Jagmohan Dalmiya made an uncontested comeback as full-time president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) at its 85th annual general meeting (AGM) in Chennai on Monday. As per BCCI rules, it was the turn of the east zone associations this year to nominate candidates for the elections. ...

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Tweets Galore Follow India Win Over Pakistan in World Cup

Congratulations poured in on social media as soon as India beat arch rival Pakistan in a World Cup pool match, with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the nation in immediately tweeting their compliments. A number of other cricketers, political leaders and Bollywood celebrities also took to the micro-blogging site to record their delight as India, which ...

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New World Record in Swimming: President Congratulates Bhakti Sharma

With a world record of swimming 1.4 miles in 1 degree Celsius temperature in the Antarctic Ocean in 52 minutes, Bhakti Sharma turned to be the first and youngest Asian girl to achieve the open water swimming championship. Bhakti has been pursuing open water swimming for the last ten years. Applauding the young swimmer on Thursday, President Pranab Mukherjee said, ...

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President Dissolves Assembly, Delhi Prepares for Fresh Polls

Paving a way for fresh polls, it was declared on Wednesday that the Delhi assembly has been dissolved and the Election Commission cancelled by-elections in three assembly constituencies in the capital. The Election Commission had announced on October 25 that Mehrauli, Tughlakabad and Krishna Nagar would go to the polls Nov 25. BJP legislators from the three places were elected ...

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Dhoni buys Ranchi franchise of Hockey India League; Other Sports Roundup

India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sahara Adventure Sports Limited are co-owners of new Ranchi-franchise of Hockey Indian League (HIL), Ranchi Rays, which was unveiled here Saturday. Ranchi Rhinos, who were the inaugural champions of HIL, was scrapped following distrust between owners (Patel-PS Group and Uniexcel Group) and Hockey India (HI). ADT’s India Masters golf to be played in ...

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