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INS Shivaji gets ‘President’s Colour’

Indian Naval Station (INS) Shivaji is located in Lonavala, Maharashtra, India. It comprises of Naval College of Engineering, which imparts training in engineering discipline to personnel of Indian Navy, Coast Guard and other countries. President Ram Nath Kovind recently presented ‘President’s Colour’, the highest honour given to a military unit, to INS Shivaji. The honour ..

President Kovind inaugurates annual event ‘Udyanotsav’

The annual event called Udyanotsav, during which the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan will be opened for the general public, was inaugurated by the Indian President Ram Nath Kovind. The gardens will remain open for the public till March 8, 2020 between 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The gardens are to be closed only on ..

Jeevan Raksha Padak Series Awards 2019 to 54 Persons

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has approved to confer the Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards,2019 to 54 persons. The award series consists of three categories:  Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak (conferred to 7 persons), Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak (8 persons) and Jeevan Raksha Padak (39 persons). This year Five awards are to be ..

National Voters’ Day observed on 25th January

Every year, on 25th January, National Voter’s Day is being celebrated across the country in India. This year i.e 25th January 2020, marked the tenth year of celebration and the 70th year of functioning of the Election Commission of India (ECI). The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will be the Chief Guest of the ..

Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 awarded on 24th January

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind awarded the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar, 2020 to 49 children under various fields such as innovation, social service, scholastic activities, sports, art & culture and bravery in the age group of 5 to 18 years at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. The Bal Puraskar ..

22 Children selected for ICCW National Bravery Award 2019

The Indian Council for Child Welfare (ICCW) National Bravery awards for the year 2019 will be conferred to 22 children (12 boys and 10 girls) by the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday, 25th January 2020. The 22 recipients of the 2019 award come from 12 different states of India. The award instituted ..

India hands over 1 Lakh Academic Textbooks to Madagascar

On behalf of the Government of India, the Indian Embassy in the capital city of East African island country Madagascar, Antananarivo has handed over 100,000 academic textbooks for the development of higher education and research on Tuesday, 14th January 2020. The supply of the books worth Rs 7,677,600 (USD 108,000) has been done in accordance ..

Foundation Stone of Super Specialty Hospital laid by President in Kavaratti

The Foundation Stone of Super Specialty Hospital in Kavaratti, capital of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, was laid by India’s President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday, 7th January 2020 during his first-ever State visit to the Union Territory. The Administrator of Lakshadweep, Dineshwar Sharma, along with others received the President with a traditional welcome and ..