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Assam CM gets ‘Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics’

The Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal was presented the prestigious ‘Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics’ during the 6th India Ideas Conclave in Gujarat. The award was instituted by India Foundation and this year it was presented to Assam’s Chief Minister by Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Speaker of People’s ..


Famous film festival “Berlinale” to be held from 20th February to 1st March

The 70th edition of the famous Berlin film festival “Berlinale” is set to be held from 20th February to 1st march, this year. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting of India, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), is participating in the festival. Union External Affairs Minister of India, S. Jaishankar will inaugurate the ..


Bus stand in Ambala city renamed after Sushma Swaraj

The late Union External Affairs Minister of India and a veteran politician of BJP, Sushma Swaraj was born in Ambala Cantt, Haryana, where she was elected as MLA twice. Recently, the 18-Crore newly-constructed bus-stand of Ambala city was renamed after Sushma Swaraj. The senior leader passed away last year in the month of August, at ..


56th edition of Munich Security Conference initiated in Germany

The 56th edition of the Munich Security Conference (MSC) has recently commenced in Germany’s southern city, Munich. The theme of this year’s conference is selected to be “Westlessness.” Indian External Affairs Minister S.Jaishankar has represented India in the conference. More than 500 international leaders, including 35 heads of state and as many as 100 Foreign ..


‘Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra’ and Foreign Service Institute renamed after Sushma Swaraj

To pay tribute to the late external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj, the government has renamed ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra’ as Sushma Swaraj Bhawan and the Foreign Service Institute (Delhi) as Sushma Swaraj Institute of Foreign Service. The announcement was made on the eve of her 68th birth anniversary. Sushma Swaraj served as the Union External Minister ..


External Affairs Minister inaugurated MGICC in Niger

The External Affairs Minister of India, Subrahmanyam Jaishankar during his 2-day visit to the western African country, Niger, inaugurated the first-ever convention centre to be built in the Africa continent by India. The USD 56 million convention center built in the landlocked country, Niger is dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, and has been named ‘Mahatma Gandhi ..