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

Modi-Obama’s Mann ki Baat – save girl child

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his joint address with the United States President Barack Obama in programme ‘Man Ki Baat’ on All India Radio, last night expressed concern over the skewed sex ratio in the country. Prime Minister asked the people of the country to save the girl child and educate them, while taking it … Read more

Speech by Pranab Mukherjee at the banquet

Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the banquet hosted in honour of the President of the United States of America H.E. Mr. Barack Obama = Your Excellency, President Barack Obama, Mrs. Michelle Obama, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great honour and privilege to welcome you and 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

President Mukherjee receives Republic Day greetings from President Obama

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has received a message conveying greetings and best wishes on the occasion of the Republic Day from the President of United States of America, Mr. Barack Obama. In his message, the President has said: β€œOn behalf of the American people, I extend best wishes as you and the … 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

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