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Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi nominated to Rajya Sabha

The former Chief Justice of India, Ranjan Gogoi has been nominated to Rajya Sabha by the President Ram Nath Kovind, as per the notification of the Union Home Ministry The nomination is done to fill the vacancy arising due to retirement of one of the members. The maximum strength of Rajya Sabha is 250 members ..

President Ram Nath Kovind presents ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’

On the occasion of International Women’s day, President Ram Nath Kovind recently presented the ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ to IAF’s first women fighter pilots, Mohana Jitarwal, Avani Chaturvedi and Bhawana Kanth, among the 15 total wardees. After the Government of India decided to open fighter stream in the Air force for women on an experimental basis, ..

Bimal Julka appointed as CIC of India

Information Commissioner Bimal Julka has been recently appointed as the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of India. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office to Bimal Julka as the CIC at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. The previous Chief Sudhir Bhargava retired on January 11 and since then the Chief Information Commission was functioning without head. ..

61st National Exhibition of Art organised in New Delhi

Lalit Kala Akademi is organising the 61st National Exhibition of Art from March 4 to 22 in New Delhi. The exhibition was inaugurated by Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC) Prahlad Singh Patel. The Exhibition displays several artworks selected by a jury panel. The President of India Ram Nath Kovind conferred the ..

Scientists from IIT Delhi and DRDO gets ‘National Award for Young Women Showing Excellence through Application of Technology for Societal Benefits’

Two Scientists – Dr Shweta Rawat from Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences (DIPAS), DRDO and Dr. Shalini Gupta, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT-Delhi were recently conferred with the ‘National Award for Young Women Showing Excellence through Application of Technology for Societal Benefits’ by the President of India Ramnath Kovind. Dr.Shweta has developed a ..

Government issues format for filing complaints with Lokpal

Lokpal is an apex body to inquire into allegations of corruption against public functionaries of central government. The Lokpal shall dispose of any received complaint within 30 days. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath to Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose as the first chairperson of Lokpal, in March 2019. Recently, the government has issued a ..

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 ..

International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy conferred to Dr N.S. Dharmashaktu

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind recently conferred the International Gandhi Awards for Leprosy to Dr N.S. Dharmashaktu under the Indian nomination (individual) category. Dr N.S. Dharmashaktu was the former Principal adviser (Public health), Ministry of Health and family welfare. The Leprosy Mission Trust was presented the award under the institutional category.  The President also announced ..