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Ministry of Tourism Launches Incredible India Digital Calendar and Wall & Desk Calendar 2018

In line with the Government’s Digital India initiative, Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology, Shri K.J. Alphons launched the “Incredible India Digital Calendar-2018” here today. He also released the Incredible India Wall & Desk Calendar for 2018. The Incredible India Digital calendar application enables users to know about the events …

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Bharat Parv Focuses On Dekho Apna Desh

Bharat Parv Focuses on Dekho Apna Desh

‘Bharat Parv’ ( Indian Festival ) being organized by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India at the Red Fort, Delhi from 26th to 31st January, 2018 was focused on “Dekho Apna Desh ( Visit our Country) ”. People in large number are coming in the Parv to celebrate the diverse and fascinating culture, cuisine and handicrafts. Bharat Parv is …

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Padma Awards 2018

Padma Awards 2018

Padma Awards – one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. ‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for …

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Inauguration of ASEAN India Business and Investment and Expo

The ASEAN – India Business and Investment Meet and Expo was jointly inaugurated by Mr Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Commerce and Industry, India with the ASEAN Ministers and Gen. (Dr.) (Retd.) V K Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State for External Affairs, India. The Ministers from ASEAN countries included H.E. Mr Lim Jock Seng, Hon’ble Minister at the Prime Minister’s …

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India Successfully Launches 31 Satellites In A Single Flight

India Successfully Launches 31 Satellites in a Single Flight

ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its forty second flight, successfully launched the 710 kg Cartosat-2 Series Remote Sensing Satellite along with 30 co-passenger satellites today from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This flight is designated as PSLV-C40. The lift-off of PSLV-C40 occurred at 0929 hrs (9:29 am) IST from the First Launch Pad. After a flight lasting 16 …

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Indian Government set up Quality Control Regulations and Validations of Herbal Medicines

Central Government has published Ayurvedic pharmacopoeia containing quality standards of 645 single Ayurvedic drugs and 202 compound formulations; Unani Pharmacopoeia containing quality standards of 298 single drugs and 150 compound formulations and Siddha pharmacopoeia containing quality standards of 139 single drugs. Standardised 985 Ayurvedic Formulations, 1229 Unani Formulations and 399 Siddha Formulations are published in respective Formularies. Development of standards …

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Shenoy Named Fulbright Specialist Scholar to Study Urban Sustainability Challenges in India

Prashant Shenoy Prashant Shenoy, professor of computer science and associate dean in UMass Amherst’s College of Information and Computer Sciences, has been named a 2017-2018 Fulbright Specialist Scholar. He will travel to Mumbai, India to work with researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay on water and energy challenges in Indian cities. The Fulbright Specialist Program, part of …

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Sushma Swaraj, Ivanka Trump Meet; Trump Praises ‘Charismatic’ Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj, external affairs ministermet US President Donald Trump’s daughter and adviser Ivanka Trump on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting on Tuesday. Swaraj and the 35-year-old discussed women’s entrepreneurship and workforce development in the two countries, Hindustan Times reports. Ivanka later took to twitter and said that they had a great discussion on the GES. Ivanka also …

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Krishna Rajagopal named dean for digital learning

Krishna Rajagopal, the William A.M. Burden Professor of Physics and former chair of the MIT faculty, has been named dean for digital learning, effective Sept. 1. This new position expands leadership roles for faculty within the Office of the Vice President for Open Learning, which recently launched the MIT Integrated Learning Initiative and the Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Laboratory. …

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PM Modi inaugurates Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial at Pei Karumbu in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi,  inaugurated the Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam memorial at Rameswaram. He unveiled a statue of Dr. Kalam, and offered floral tributes at Kalam Sthal. The Prime Minister also briefly interacted with the family members of Dr. Kalam. The Prime Minister flagged off the Kalam Sandesh Vahini, an exhibition bus which shall travel across various States …

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