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Diwali being celebrated across the country

This year people can be seen choosing earthen lamps over chinese lights. These lamps are also considered environment friendly. People are also buying green crackers to celebrate diwali due to  air pollution condition in the national capital, supreme court has permitted the use of green crackers only. Mumbai is also ... Read More »

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas being celebrated today

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, is being celebrated today. Several events are being held by various Ministries, Public Sector Undertakings and organisations across the country. People all over the country took the pledge to protect the unity and integrity of India and participate in the Run ... Read More »

Witnessing violence in high school as bad as being bullied

Students who witness violence in school at age 13 are at later risk of psycho-social and academic impairment at age 15, according to a new longitudinal study by researchers at Université de Montréal with colleagues in Belgium and France. In the study, published today in the Journal of Epidemiology and ... Read More »

Hindi Diwas being celebrated today

The Indo-Aryan language had been in use across large sections of India in multiple forms by then and had in fact been carried outside the shores of the country by those who settled in other parts of the world through centuries. The migration of Hindi, in particular, the variant used ... Read More »

Youth-led digital revolution being witnessed today: President

Delivering a lecture at the University of Cyprus on the topic “Youth, Technology and Ideas: Shaping the Contours of the 21st century, President said that youths are the principal drivers of change, bringing sweeping changes in society. President also said that Fourth Industrial Revolution would be a force multiplier for ... Read More »

September – National Nutrition Month – being celebrated across India

During this month, various programmes have been organized by the Women and Child Development Ministry to spread broad awareness on the issues related to malnutrition like stunting, under-nutrition, anaemia and low birth weight in children.  The Nutrition Month will also focus on adolescent girls, pregnant women and lactating mothers to ... Read More »

Janmashtami being celebrated with gusto across India

The entire Braj region including the birthplace of Lord Krishna is brimming with religious fervour.Festivities are on in full swing in the famous temples of krishna janmabhoomi, Dwarkadheesh the thakur banke bihariji temple and Iskcon temples have been decorated with colourful lights. At the stroke of midnight when Lord Krishna ... Read More »

World Sanskrit Day being celebrated today

The Day is aimed at promoting and reviving the ancient Indian language of Sanskrit. It is celebrated on Sravana Poornima every year, that is the Poornima day of Sravana month in the Hindu calendar. Sanskrit has been known as the primary language of Hinduism and forms the basis of several ... Read More »

PM: Well being of Indians at the centre of foreign policy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in interview to a national daily said that government’s foreign policy has put at its centre the development of the country, well-being of Indians and shared progress and prosperity in the world. India’s robust foreign policy has ensured that it is the first responder to natural ... Read More »

Guru Purnima being celebrated across country

Today on the occasion of Guru Purnima, thousands of devotees express their gratitude towards their gurus for enlightenment. A guru is considered to be the person who removes all darkness from our lives and brings light. It is believed that Lord Buddha had given his first sermon on this day. ... Read More »

Home Minister:NRC being updated in impartial manner

In a statment issued, after meeting Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi today, the Home Minister said the entire process  of NRC is being carried out as per the directions of the  Supreme Court, which is constantly monitoring the process. Rajnath Singh   assured    that the NRC exercise is being ... Read More »

Erdogan vows “stronger Turkey” after being sworn-in

Assuming the new executive presidency he has long fought to establish, Erdogan took the oath of office in parliament before addressing dozens of international leaders gathered at the presidential palace in Ankara. Erdogan, 64, says the new, powerful executive presidency is vital to drive economic growth, ensure security after a failed 2016 ... Read More »

Birth Anniversary of Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee being observed

While Prime Minister Modi remembered him as a fine educationist, a wonderful administrator and a stalwart who fought for India’s freedom as well as unity. Union Minister Arun Jaitley penned a thoughtful tribute to him.  Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tribute to the patriot who laid down his life for preserving ... Read More »

Birth Anniversary of Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee being observed today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Dr. Mookerjee as a fine educationist, a wonderful administrator and a stalwart who fought for India’s freedom as well as unity. Prime Minister also shared a video as a tribute. On Dr. Mookerjee’s Anniversary – Union Minister Arun Jailtely’s has written a blog, in which ... Read More »

One Nation One Tax: GST Day being celebrated across the country

Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal presided over an event organised on completion of first year of implementation of the historic tax reform of GST in New Delhi. While Union Minister, Arun Jaitley addressed the gathering via Video Conference. Jaitley termed the implementation of GST as the country’s monumental economic reform. ... Read More »

World No Tobacco Day is being observed today

Global tobacco epidemic kills more than 7 million people each year, of which around 9 lakh are non-smokers dying from breathing second-hand smoke. Tobacco is a preventable cause of severe illnesses. Tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure contribute to approximately 12% of all heart disease deaths. Tobacco use is the ... Read More »