Vice President Shri M. Hamid Ansari condemns the mass shooting in Florida, USA

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 53 minutes ago
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has condemned the mass shooting in Florida, USA. He said that there can be no justification for such barbaric and reprehensible acts and pluralist and open societies that stand for peace and share values of humanism have to work together in dealing with this scourge. *Following is the text of the Vice President’s message: * “I am shocked by the horrific attack against innocent civilians in Orlando, Florida. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of those whose loved ones have been killed and injured. There can be no justifi… more »

Address by President Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the Banquet hosted in his honour by President of Ghana in Accra on June 12, 2016

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1. It is indeed my privilege to visit the Republic of Ghana on the first ever State Visit by a President of India. I am accompanied by a delegation of Parliamentarians that represent diverse regions of our country. 2. We bring the warm greetings of the people and Government of India. I would, at the very outset like to convey my sincere appreciation for the warm welcome extended to me and to my delegation and the excellent arrangements that have been made for us since our arrival. 3. Excellencies, the goodwill between the peoples of India and G… more »

IAF MIG-27 Aircraft Crash near Jodhpur

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An IAF Mig 27 aircraft crashed near Jodhpur near the Air Base on 13 Jun 16 at about 1130 hrs. The aircraft was airborne from Jodhpur Air Base and was on a routine training-flying sortie. The pilot ejected safely. A Court of inquiry has been ordered to investigate into the accident. Courtesy:pib.nic.in

Ghana can always count on India’s hand of friendship and Co-operation, says President

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His Excellency Mr. John Dramani Mahama, the President of the Republic Ghana hosted a Banquet in honour of the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee in Accra yesterday (June 12, 2016). In his banquet speech, President Mukherjee said the India-Ghana brotherhood is anchored in our similar experiences, nurtured by the shared aspirations of our peoples and guided by the vision of our Founding Fathers. India will continue to extend the hand of co-operation to Ghana as it marches towards prosperity. Ghana can always count on India’s hand of friendship and co-operation. India will be h… more »

President of India expresses shock and sadness over deadly attack against innocent civilians in Orlando, USA

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 2 hours ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee expressed shock and deep sadness over the deadly attack against innocent civilians in Orlando, USA. In a message to the President of USA, His Excellency Mr. Barack Obama, the President had said “I was shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the deadly attack against innocent civilians in Orlando earlier today. I offer my deepest sympathies to all those who have been affected by this terrible tragedy. India condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. We believe that there can be no justification for such senseless acts of vio… more »

147 villages electrified last week ; 8,242 villages electrified till date under DDUGJY

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 3 hours ago
147 villages have been electrified across the country during last week (from 6th to 12 th June 2016) under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojna (DDUGJY). Out of these electrified villages, 4 villages belong to Arunachal Pradesh , 76 in Assam, 28 in Jharkhand, 2 in Rajasthan ,9 in Madhya Pradesh , 6 in Odisha, 2 in Manipur, 1 in Uttar Pradesh , 10 in Bihar, 3 in Chhattisgarh, and 6 in Meghalaya . The progress of ongoing electrification process can be tracked onhttp://garv.gov.in/dashboard *An update on ongoing electrification process* In view of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra … more »

Gorkha community has served the nation in difficult times: Dr Jitendra Singh

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that the Gorkha community has served the nation in most difficult times, through thick and thin, and the stories of their bravery, valour and patriotism are an example for others. Dr Jitendra Singh was speaking to a delegation of “Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangha”, a national organization of Gorkhas in India, who called on him … more »

PM Shri Narendra Modi to inaugurate the two day Annual Conference of CBDT &CBEC entitled “राजस्व ज्ञानसंगम – Annual Conference of Tax Administrators 2016” on 16th June, 2016

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Prime Minister to inaugurate the two day Annual Conference of CBDT &CBEC entitled “राजस्व ज्ञानसंगम – Annual Conference of Tax Administrators 2016” on 16th June, 2016 in the national capital; PM to motivate the revenue officers towards achieving high standards in taxpayer friendly service in view of fast paced changes in the world economy and to address some of the challenges that these Departments face in this scenario The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the two day Annual Conference of Senior Tax Administrators of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT…more »

Prime Minister to inaugurate the two day “Annual Conference of Tax Administrators 2016” on 16th June, 2016

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 18 hours ago
Prime Minister to inaugurate the two day “Annual Conference of Tax Administrators 2016” on 16th June, 2016 in the national capital; For First time that two Revenue Boards i.e. CBDT & CBEC are holding the Conference simultaneously; PM to motivate the Revenue Officers towards achieving high standards in taxpayer friendly services in view of fast paced changes in the world economy and to address some of the challenges that these Departments face in this scenario The Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the two day Annual Conference of Senior Tax Administrators of… more »

General Dalbir Singh Reviews the Passing Out Parade at Officers Training Academy, Gaya

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*General Dalbir Singh, Chief of Army Staff* reviewed the 9th Passing out Parade of Officers Training Academy held on 11 June 2016 in which 92 Gentleman Cadets of the*Technical Entry Course Serial 27* along with 46 Special Commission Officers of Course Serial 36 got commissioned into the Indian Army. Another 53 Gentleman Cadets of *Technical Entry Scheme Serial 33* also proceeded to various engineering colleges of the Army to pursue their engineering degrees from *Military Engineering Colleges at Secunderabad, Mhow and Pune*. The Reviewing Officer was received at the venue by *Lieut… more »

Distribution of LPG connections to Women from BPL households under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh

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Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today launched Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Faizabad (UP) and distributed 25 LPG connections to Women from BPL families in the presence of Minister of State, Drinking Water & Sanitation, Sh. Ram Kripal Yadav; Member of LokSabha Faizabad, Sh. Lallu Singh; and Member of Parliament, Ambedkar Nagar, Dr.. Hari Om Pandey. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) on May 1, 2016 at Balia, to provide 5 crore LPG connections to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families durin… more »

Distribution of LPG connections to Women from BPL households under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Faizabad, Uttar Pradesh

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 1 day ago
Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today launched Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana at Faizabad (UP) and distributed 25 LPG connections to Women from BPL families in the presence of Minister of State, Drinking Water & Sanitation, Sh. Ram Kripal Yadav; Member of LokSabha Faizabad, Sh. Lallu Singh; and Member of Parliament, Ambedkar Nagar, Dr.. Hari Om Pandey. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) on May 1, 2016 at Balia, to provide 5 crore LPG connections to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families durin… more »

President of India condoles the passing away of Shri Inder Malhotra

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The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of veteran journalist Shri Inder Malhotra. In a condolence message to his son, Shri Anil Revri, the President has said, “I am sad to learn about the passing away of your father, Shri Inder Malhotra. Shri Malhotra was a doyen amongst Indian journalists. He was widely admired and respected for his scholarship, incisive commentaries as well as sharp journalistic skills. During his long career, he set the highest standards of professionalism. Shri Malhotra had a long and distinguished career, especially with … more »

Two Day Conference of States Power Ministers to be held on 16th & 17th in Goa

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A two day conference of Power, Renewable Energy & Mines Ministers of States & Union Territories will be held on 16th & 17th of this month in Goa. The Conference will be inaugurated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy. The aim of this two day conference is to review the implementation of various ongoing Schemes/ Programmes & host of issues pertaining to power, coal & Renewable energy sectors. Ministers and Secretaries of the States and Union territories and senior officials of Power, Coal & Renewable Energy and Public Sector … more »

Assistive Devices Provided by Alimco will be Crucial in Achieving the Objectives of Make in India – Shri Rajnath Singh

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Shri Rajnath Singh, Union Minister for Home Affairs commended the Department for organizing the Mega ADIP Camp successfully in his Parliamentary Constituency, Lucknow. He said such Camps are crucial to the integration of Persons with Disabilities (PwD) in to the mainstream and a sensitive government like the current government under the leadership of Shri Narendra Modi will always relentlessly work towards achieving the goal of empowerment of Divyangjans. He further added that the state-of-the-art Aids and Assistive Devices provided by ALIMCO will equip PwDs and will also be cruci… more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s Message on The eve of ‘Day Of Russia’

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The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Russian Federation on the eve of ‘Day of Russia’ (June 12, 2016). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Vladimir V. Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it is with great pleasure that I convey warm greetings and best wishes to Your Excellency and the Government and people of the Russian Federation on the occasion of the “Day of Russia” on 12 June, 2016. … more »

President of India’s Message on the eve of Independence Day of Philippines

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The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of the Philippines on the eve of their Independence Day (June 12, 2016). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Benigno S. Aquino III, the President of the Republic of the Philippines, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it is with great pleasure that I extend warm greetings and good wishes on the occasion of the Independence Day of the Republic of the Philippines. India and the Philippines s… more »

Ministry of Civil Aviation Announces Proposed Passenger Centric Amendments

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The Minister for Civil Aviation Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that his Ministry was committed not only to the growth of the Airline industry but also to ensure that flying for most Indians becomes a pleasant experience. In keeping with this commitment he along with MOS Dr. Mahesh Sharma, presided over a presentation made by DGCA with regard to Passenger Centric Initiatives. In the presentation, the first category of amendments have been made in CARs related to “Refund of Air Tickets”. The Ministry has proposed that the refund process should be completed within 15 working d… more »

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. calls on Dr Jitendra Singh

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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said here that the youth of India have immense unexplored potential which often remains unutilized, either because of lack of opportunity or lack of patronage and grooming. Dr. Jitendra Singh said this while meeting the nonagenarian Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior here yesterday. Balbir Singh Senior was a member of the 3-time… more »

Arunachal CM meets Dr Jitendra Singh and Shri Kiren Rijiju

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 2 days ago
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh and Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju met the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Shri Kalikho Pul here today and discussed a wide range of issues related to Arunachal Pradesh. Shri Kalikho Pul sought Dr Jitendra Singh’s intervention for increase in the budget allocations for Northeast and asked him to… more »
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