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Parrikar’s funeral procession begins, thousands join cortege

Panaji : The funeral procession of Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar began in Panaji on Monday, with thousands joining the cortege to bid him a fond farewell. The mortal remains of the 63-year-old senior BJP leader were kept in a flower-decked hearse which left the Kala Academy here for the Miramar beach, where the last rites will be performed. The ... Read More »

‘Vande Bharat’ Express begins 1st commercial run

Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in a tweet said .. Vande Bharat Express left Delhi for Varanasi today morning on its first commercial run. Tickets sold out for the next two weeks already. Get yours today!” The train, which has been designed and built in India, is running between New Delhi and Varanasi via Kanpur and Allahabad. It will cover the ... Read More »

Air Chief Marshal begins four day official visit to Bangladesh

This is a bilateral goodwill visit to a SAARC nation wherein the Chief of the Air Staff is scheduled to visit operational and training units of Bangladesh Air Force. He will also meet the Chiefs of the three Defence Services and the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. The visit would provide further impetus towards increasing defence cooperation ... Read More »

National Road Safety Week begins; Motor car rally flagged off

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways   today launched the 30th National Road Safety Week, with a host of initiatives planned for generating awareness and sensitizing people about safe road usage. In an event in New Delhi, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari ... Read More »

Second Shahi Snan begins at Kumbh in Prayagraj

The second Shahi Snan has begun at Kumbh in Prayagraj on the occasion of Mauni Amavasya. More than three crore devotees are expected to take holy dip at Sangam on Monday. According to Mela administration, 1.5 crore devotees have already reached the Kumbh for the Snan.  The 49-day Kumbh Mela will conclude on 4th March. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ... Read More »

Beating the Retreat ceremony begins at historic Vijay Chowk

As many as 27 performances on the historic Vijay Chowk will enthrall the spectators with captivating and foot-tapping music of the bands from the Army, the Navy, the Air Force and the State Police and Central Armed Police Force (CAPF). Out of the 27 performances, 19 tunes have been composed by Indian musicians, which include Indian Star, Paharon ki Rani, ... Read More »

Youth Pravasi Bharatiya Divas begins; Sushma Swaraj says success of each Pravasi brings laurels to India

Addressing NRIs, especially youth who have arrived from different parts of the globe, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj invited them for investment in the field of education. She said, nowadays India offers limitless opportunity for those who want to work here. The External Affairs Minister said, the forefathers of the Pravasis came from this land and shared common identity is our ... Read More »

BES EXPO 2019 begins in New Delhi

Nearly 300 companies from 25 countries are displaying their products in the Expo. On the occasion, an exhibitor’s directory was released by the dignitaries and BES awards were presented to the winners. Addressing the gathering, the I&B Secretary said that the Information and Broadcasting ministry is considering bringing a new Integrated Broadcast Policy for the growing broadcasting sector in India. Read More »

Kumbh Mela begins with Shahi Snan in Prayagraj

The first bathing was taken by saints and seers of different Akharas. According to Kumbh Mela administration around one crore 25 lakh devotees area expected on this Royal bathing Makar Sankranti. Twenty-one Snan Ghats have been set up for bathing. Special arrangements have been made for women devotees and for the first time three women police units have been pressed ... Read More »

Two-day BJP National Convention begins in New Delhi

BJP workers from every Lok Sabha constituency are attending the meeting. MPs, MLAs, Parishad members, District In Charge, District Mahamantris and vistaraks will participate in the 2-day event. The emphasis will be on strengthening the presence of the party right from the grassroots level, and on taking the achievements of the Modi government to the people. BJP President Amit Shah ... Read More »

BJP National Council meet begins in New Delhi

BJP President Amit Shah will inaugurate the convention. Briefing media in New Delhi, party’s youth wing president Poonam Mahajan said, around 12 thousand delegates from all parts of the country will attend the event. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the concluding session.  The national council assumes significance in view of the upcoming general elections this year and the meeting will ... Read More »

BJP National Councill meet begins in New Delhi

BJP President Amit Shah will inaugurate the convention. Briefing media in New Delhi, party’s youth wing president Poonam Mahajan said, around 12 thousand delegates from all parts of the country will attend the event. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the concluding session.  The national council assumes significance in view of the upcoming general elections this year and the meeting will ... Read More »

World Book Fair begins in Delhi

Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the 9-day annual event. The theme of this year is ‘Readers with Special Needs’. All India Radio is the radio partner for the fair. To mark Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, there will be special book exhibition of books on and by Mahatma Gandhi. More than 600 publishers will display books at more than ... Read More »

World Book Fair begins in Delhi today

Human Resources Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will inaugurate the 9-day annual event. The theme of this year is ‘Readers with Special Needs’. All India Radio is the radio partner for the fair. To mark Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, there will be special book exhibition of books on and by Mahatma Gandhi. More than 600 publishers will display books at ... Read More »