India showcases its military prowess and cultural diversity at Republic Day parade

India is celebrating its 66th Republic Day today with gaiety and enthusiasm. President Pranab Mukherjee unfurled the national flag at Rajpath in the presence of Chief Guest Barack Obama, First lady of US Michelle Obama, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. After unfurling the tricolour, the National Anthem was played with 21-gun … 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

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: “On behalf of the American people, I extend best wishes as you and the … Read more

8 Indians among peacekeepers honoured by UN

The United Nations honoured 106 peacekeepers, including eight Indian soldiers, who lost their lives in peacekeeping operations. The International Day of UN Peacekeepers was commemorated at the UN with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon laying a wreath at a newly-created memorial for the peacekeepers. The ceremony was attended by India’s Permanent Representative to the UN … Read more

Pope Francis shares hope for a better world

Pope Francis offered a Christmas wish Wednesday for a better world, praying for protection for Christians under attack, battered women and trafficked children, peace in the Middle East and Africa, and dignity for refugees fleeing misery and conflict around the globe. Francis delivered the traditional ‘’Urbi et Orbi” (Latin for ‘’to the city and to … Read more

India-Mauritius to Boost Education

Dr. M.M. Pallam Raju, Hon’ble Minister of Human Resource Development visited Mauritius on 19th-20th November, 2013. During the visit, Dr. Pallam Raju paid a courtesy call on the Hon’ble Prime Minister of Mauritius, Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam and held bilateral meetings with the Minister for Tertiary Education, Science and Research, Dr. R. Jeetah as also with … Read more

Full speech of Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh – India

My dear fellow-citizens, Brothers, sisters and dear children, I greet you all on this Independence Day. Today is certainly a day of joy for us. But on this celebration of independence we also feel pain in our hearts that our brothers and sisters in Uttarakhand had to face devastation about two months back. Our deepest … Read more

UNWTO Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development to be Held at Hyderabad

United Nations World Tourism Organisation ( UNWTO) Commission’s Conference on Sustainable Tourism Development and 25th Joint Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for East Asia, Pacific and South Asia will be held at Hyderabad from 12th to 14th of this month. Announcing this in New Delhi today Union Tourism Minister Shri K. Chiranjeevi said the need … Read more

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