PM Modi stresses to develop technology to deal with Cyber threat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked Indian IT giants to develop technology to deal with cyber threat. Speaking at the Silver Jubilee celebration of NASSCOM in New Delhi Sunday, Mr Modi emphasized the need for finding innovative solution to tackle cyber threat. Highlighting the importance of Information Technology, IT, the Prime Minister said that IT … Read more

Telecom subscriber base reaches all-time high at 97 crore

Telecom subscriber base of the country reached all-time high of 97 crore at the end of December 2014, as per the latest report by regulator TRAI. The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 964.20 million at the end of November, 2014 to 970.97 million at the end of December, 2014. This surpasses the … Read more

Basant Panchami greetings by PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the people on Basant Panchami, the first day of spring. “Greetings on Basant Panchami. May this festival bring immense happiness and prosperity in everyone’s lives,”, the prime minister said in a statement. On Basant Panchami, Saraswati Puja is celebrated with traditional fervour as people worship idols of the goddess. … Read more

US President Barack Obama’s 3-day visit to India

President of United States, Barack Obama will arrive in New Delhi on a three day visit to India this Sunday. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said that India sees the visit of President Obama as strengthening of ties across the full spectrum of Indo-US relations. Syed Akbaruddin said, the visit is a qualitative reinvigoration … Read more

Urgent need to reduce increasing imbalance among girl and boy child

In an effort to counter the adverse sex ratio in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the nationwide ‘Beti Bachao – Beti Padhao’ or save girl child and educate her campaign at Panipat in Haryana. Mr Modi said, there is an urgent need to reduce the increasing imbalance amongst the girl and boy child … Read more

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas begins in Gujarat today

The 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas has been kicked off in Gandhinagar, Gujarat this morning. Inaugurating the Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called upon the young Indian diaspora to contribute in the initiatives and programs launched by Government of India. Addressing the the gathering, mainly students and young Indian diaspora, she appealed … Read more

Kudankulam nuclear power plant – Commercial power generation begins

In Tamil Nadu, commercial power generation in Kudankulam nuclear power plant started last midnight after getting approval from Nuclear Power Corporation according to its site director R S Sundar. The hot run of second unit will start from end of January after fulfilling technical requirements. Of the 1000 Mega Watt electricity generated in the first … Read more

Dubai becomes world’s number one destination for hotels

Dubai continues to be the most popular destination for tourists across the world and has now become the world’s number one destination for hotels. The city already holds the distinction of being the world’s top destination for retail. Dubai Corporation for Tourism and Commerce Marketing said that that Dubai jumped from its position as eighth … Read more

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