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Upper House passes Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Trust Bill

On 19 Nov,  Rajya Sabha  passed  the Jalianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment), Bill, 2019 in the ongoing winter session of the Parliament. The session  marks  the 250th session of the Rajya Sabha .  The Bill  replaced the Congress president as a member of the trust with the Leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, ..

Rural Development Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurates SARAS IITF2019

On 19 Nov, the Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Agriculture Shri Narendra Singh Tomar inaugurated the SARAS IITF Mela 2019 in New Delhi.   Shri Tomar said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has stressed on two very important things which are empowerment of women especially through SHGs and removal of poverty from ..

India’s ‘Iron Lady’ 102nd birth anniversary

This year on 19 November marks the 102nd birth anniversary of Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi. Popularly known as ‘Iron lady’ of India was born on 19 November 1917 in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad. She was elected in power 1966 and served as the first and only woman prime minister from January 1966 to March 1977 and again ..

Defence Minister addresses at ‘India Rising Conference’

On 18 Nov, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh s peaking at ‘India Rising Conference’ said that India is committed to working toward achieving a USD 26 billion defence industry by 2025, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.  He also said that draft Defence Production Policy 2018 had set a target of USD five billion in defence exports by ..

Parliament Winter Session begins

On 18 Nov, the Winter Session of Parliament begins.   Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi described the current session of Parliament as a very important one as it would be the Rajya Sabha’s 250th Session and also the 70th Year of the Indian Constitution. On 26th of November India would be observing its 70th Constitution Day. The Indian Constitution was ..

Capacity-building programme for Afghan diplomats begins

On 11 Nov, Indian and Chinese officials began a course to train diplomats from Afghanistan at the Foreign Service Institute (FSI) run by the External Affairs Ministry. The two-week intensive programme, launched in the presence of Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong, is designed to give the visiting diplomats an exposure to Indian diplomatic practices and ..

Jal Shakti Minister Shekhawat reviews Jal Jeevan Mission

Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has emphasized the urgency to start work on Jal Jeevan Mission as the first six months of the mission are critical for the success of the mission. He was speaking at the regional review of Jal Jeevan Mission at Hyderabad on 12 Nov. The regional review included ..

5th India International Science Festival (IISF) inaugurated by PM Modi

On 5th November 2019, the 5th edition of India International Science Festival (IISF) inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with theme “RISEN India – Research, Innovation and Science Empowering the Nation” at Biswa Bangla Convention Centre in Kolkata through video conference. The prime objective of the 4-day fest is to instil scientific temper among the ..