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President inaugurates the First World Youth Conference on Kindness

Addressing the gathering, the President said that Mahatma Gandhi was not just a great leader and visionary, he was one who personified certain timeless ideals and values. He said we could place Gandhiji in a time machine and transport him to any period of human existence and we would find him to be relevant and his is also true of ... Read More »

Brazil President: Lack resources to fight Amazon Fires

The smoke from the resulting fires hangs at the horizon like a fog.About 73,000 fires have been detected by Brazil’s space research center. It’s a record number — and an 85% increase compared to last year. Meanwhile, French President Emmanuel Macron has said the record number of fires in the Amazon rainforest is an “international crisis” that needs to be ... Read More »

PM Modi meets French President Emmanuel Macron

A memorial for Indian victims of two Air India flight tragic air crashes of 1950 and 1966 will also be inaugurated.Meanwhile, further cementing the relationship with France, Prime Minister Modi on Thursday held a bilateral meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron. The two leaders discussions on issues ranging from terrorism to skill development. Making its stance clear on the Kashmir ... Read More »

PM Modi meets French President Macron 

Beginning his three-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached Paris in France. He was warmly welcomed by the French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian upon his arrival in Paris. Upon his arrival in France, Prime Minister Modi was greeted by people of Indian origin there. Later PM Modi had a one on one meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron. ... Read More »

EAM S. Jaishankar visits President Bidya Devi Bhandari in Kathmandu

Nepal’s Foreign Secretary Shanker Das Bairagi, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri and Nepal’s Ambassador to India Neelambar Acharya were also present on the occasion. Earlier Dr. Jaishankar and his Nepalese counterpart  Pradeep Kumar Gyawali co-chaired 5th meeting of India-Nepal Joint Commission on Wednesday. In a tweet Dr. Jaishankar said discussions were productive. He said Joint Commission comprehensively reviewed ... Read More »

PM Modi holds telephonic conversation with US president

In the first highest-level interaction after India’s announcement on Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a telephonic conversation with US President Donald Trump and conveyed that extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence by certain leaders in the region was not conducive to peace.  Prime Minister Modi’s comments assume importance in the wake of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ... Read More »

Vice President  M Venkaiah Naidu visits Lithuanian Parliament 

Upon his arrival at Seimas (Lithuanian Parliament) The Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu, and his high-level delegation were welcomed by Viktoras Pranckietis, The Speaker of the Seimas. Parliamentary delegations from both sides held talks on procedures, conventions, and traditions relating to parliamentary systems in both the nations. The Vice President of India, who is also the Chair Person ... Read More »

Conservative Giammattei elected Guatemala president

With the results being updated in real time on the court’s website, the institution’s president Julio Solorzano declared the result “already irreversible.” Giammattei will succeed corruption-tainted outgoing President Jimmy Morales, who leaves office in January. “The aim is fulfilled,” Giammattei had said earlier. He had polled almost 58.5 percent with a lead of 550,000 votes and only a few thousand ... Read More »

President of India’s Greetings on The Eve Of Idu’l Zuha

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind has greeted fellow citizens on the eve of Idu’l Zuha. In his message the President has said, “On the occasion of Idu’l Zuha, I offer my greetings and good wishes to all fellow citizens,especially our Muslim brothers and sisters in India and abroad. Idu’l Zuha symbolizes love, fraternity and service to humanity. ... Read More »

Sonia Gandhi named interim Congress president

Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said, it was decided that she will be interim party chief till AICC elects new President. A number of leaders, including state chiefs and MPs, backed Rahul Gandhi to continue on the post despite his refusal to reconsider his resignation. However, he did not  budge from his stand of quitting as party chief.  WhatsApp Facebook ... Read More »

Congress names Sonia Gandhi as interim president

The announcement was made on Saturday night after CWC accepted Rahul Gandhi’s resignation during its second meeting of the day.  A number of leaders, including state chiefs and MPs, backed Rahul Gandhi to continue on the post despite his refusal to reconsider his resignation.  However, he did not  budge from his stand of quitting as party chief.  The CWC then ... Read More »

Book on Vice President Venkaiah Naidu’s 2 years in office to be released 

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu was born on 1st July 1949 in Chavatpalem, a small village in Nellore district in Andhra Pradesh. He rose in public life to finally become the Vice President of the nation in 2017.   A book chronicling the Vice President’s two years in office-‘ Listening, Learning and Leading’- has been prepared by the Bureau of Outreach and ... Read More »

HM Amit Shah to release Vice President’s book on two years in office

The book titled “ Listening, Learning & Leading,” will be released by Union Home Minister Amit Shah, in the presence of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and the Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar. It captures the glimpses of the Vice President’s 330 public engagements across the country in the last two years. It details his important diplomatic engagements including his ... Read More »

Panama ex-president Martinelli acquitted of espionage, corruption

The case marked the first time a Panamanian former president was tried in criminal court. The 67-year-old supermarket tycoon was accused of spying on some 150 opponents between 2012 and 2014 as well as using state resources in the pursuit, including $13 million in equipment which subsequently disappeared. Martinelli “is found not guilty,” said Raul Vergara, one of three judges ... Read More »

J&K Reorganisation Bill gets President’s assent

President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday gave assent to a legislation for bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir, and two Union Territories — Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh — will come into existence on October 31.   The President has given assent to the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill, 2019,  “In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of section ... Read More »

Home Minister Amit Shah to release Vice President’s book on two years in office

The function is being hosted by Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister of Environment & Forests & Climate Change and Information and Broadcasting. The book titled “LISTENING, LEARNING & LEADING” captures a few glimpses of the Vice President’s 330 public engagements in all the States and Union Territories of our country during the last two years. Crisscrossing the length and breadth of ... Read More »

President Kovind hosts ‘At Home’ reception for freedom fighters

On the occasion, the President honoured and felicitated 81 freedom fighters from across the country in the presence of the Vice President Venkaiah Naidu,, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, LokSabha speaker Om Birla,Former Prime minister Manmohan Singh,Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah and other dignitaries.   On August 9, 1942 the Quit India Movement or Bharat Chhodo Andolan was started ... Read More »

President and PM of Nepal expressed condolences on sad demise of Sushma Swaraj

In a press release Nepal’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said President Bhandari and Prime Minister Oli sent separate messages of condolences to President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In the messages, President and Prime Minister of Nepal expressed heartfelt condolences to their Indian counterparts and through them the people of India, Bharatiya Janata Party and the bereaved ... Read More »

I asked Putin to curb separatists: Ukrainian president

“I called him urgently. I told him that this brings us no closer to peace,” Zelensky said during a briefing, adding that he had urged Putin to ask the Moscow-backed separatists to “stop killing our people”. “These aren’t toys,” Zelensky said. The Ukrainian leader said he had a “long conversation” with Putin on Wednesday morning, only their second publicly announced ... Read More »

President leads nation in mourning demise of Sushma Swaraj

President Kovind tweeted, “The country has lost a much loved leader who epitomised dignity, courage & integrity in public life. Ever willing to help others, she will always be remembered for her service to the people of India.” Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief at her passing. The Prime Minister described ... Read More »

Swaraj was extraordinary woman, leader: UNGA President

Swaraj passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi on Tuesday night after suffering a cardiac arrest. The senior BJP leader was 67.  “Saddened by the news of the passing of @SushmaSwaraj, an extraordinary woman & leader who devoted her life to public service. I had the honour of meeting her in my visits ... Read More »

President Kovind returns to New Delhi after three-nation visit

That was the first ever visit by any President of India to the three West African countries. During the week long visit, he held talks with his counterparts from these countries and discussed several issues. A number of MoUs were also signed in the field of traditional medicine, pan Africa e-Network Project, solar and renewable energy, E-education and Ayurveda. In Guinea, ... Read More »

President Kovind to interact with Indian community in Guinea

India and Guinea have signed three MoUs for cooperation in the field of traditional medicine and homeopathy; renewable energy; and for participation in the e-Vidya Bharati and e-Aarogya Bharat (e-VBAB) Network Project. The MoUs were signed following delegation-level talks between President Ram Nath Kovind and Guinea’s President Alpha Conde. Both the leaders also expressed their deep concern over the rise ... Read More »

Vice President releases book ‘The Dynamics of Indian Education’

The book covers a whole gamut of issues relating to Indian education system. Venkaiah Naidu stressed that our education system must remain deeply rooted to culture, while simultaneously steadfastly pursuing new frontiers of knowledge. WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Download Udaipur Kiran App to read Latest News Today Read More »

President Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Triple Talaq Bill

The law comes into force retrospectively from 19th September 2018. A Gazette Notification to this effect was issued on Wednesday. The Parliament had passed the bill on Tuesday. The bill seeks to declare the practice of instant Triple Talaq as void and illegal and makes it a cognizable offence. It also provides allowance to women victims and their dependent children. The ... Read More »

President Kovind leads delegation level talks with President of Gambia

During the subsequent one-to-one discussions with his counterpart, the President congratulated President Barrow for his win in the Presidential elections held in December 2016 that led to the restoration of democracy in The Gambia. He said that it was a watershed moment for The Gambia and for the democratic world. He also thanked him for writing a piece – ‘What ... Read More »

President Kovind reaches Gambia on second leg of three-nation visit

In a spectacular show, large crowds of flag-waving well-wishers lined up along the streets to greet and welcome the visiting President. This is the first-ever state visit to the Gambia by an Indian President. President will be discussing many issues with his counterpart. Today the president will hold restricted and delegation-level talks with his counterpart. He will be addressing a special ... Read More »

President Ram Nath Kovind interacts with Indian Diaspora in Benin

Addressing the India Diaspora, president said that we remain ever indebted to the African people for their contribution in shaping Mahatma Gandhi’s political thought and action against injustice. He also said that India Diaspora is true cultural ambassador of India. President also said that India has emerged as a key drivers for global growth. He also said that India will ... Read More »

President addresses national assembly of Benin

President Ramnath Kovind on Tuesday addressed the national assembly of Benin. The president, who is a three West African Nations visit, said that following the success of Pan-African E-network initiative, India now looks forward to the implementation of the E-Vidya Bharati and E-Arogya Bharati initiative with Benin. He further said that India strongly supports due representation of Africa in expanded Security ... Read More »

India continue to impress at President’s Cup

Six-time world champion Mary Kom claimed the gold medal without breaking a sweat in the 23rd President’s Cup, asserting her supremacy in a lop-sided 51kg bout final at Indonesia. The Olympic bronze medallist pugilist decimated Australian April Franks 5-0. The 36-year-old Indian had also won a gold medal at the India Open boxing tournament in May, but skipped the Asian ... Read More »

President Ram Nath Kovind reaches Benin

President Ram Nath Kovind reached Benin on Sunday on the first leg of his three nations’ tour to the West African region. The seven-day visit is the first high-level tour of any Head of State from India to the three West African countries- Benin, The Gambia and Guinea. President reached the Cardinal Bernadine de Cotonou International Airport in Cotonou, the ... Read More »

Mary Kom wins gold in President’s Cup

The Olympic bronze medallist pugilist decimated Australian April Franks 5-0.The 36-year-old Indian had also won a gold medal at the India Open boxing tournament in May.  Mary Kom, who claimed her sixth world title last year in Delhi, will be looking to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in the World Championships in Yekaterinburg, Russia. The 2019 World Boxing Championships ... Read More »

President to embark on three African countries tour

The seven-day visit will be the first high-level tour of any Indian President to the three West African countries. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, and Member of Parliament, Dilip Ghosh, will accompany the President. On the 1st leg of his weeklong visit, the President will arrive in Cotonou, Benin ... Read More »

President to embark on three African countries tour

The seven-day visit will be the first high-level tour of any Indian President to the three West African countries. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, and Member of Parliament, Dilip Ghosh, will accompany the President. On the 1st leg of his weeklong visit, the President will arrive in Cotonou, Benin ... Read More »

President to embark on three African countries tour

The seven-day visit will be the first high-level tour of any Indian President to the three West African countries. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, and Member of Parliament, Dilip Ghosh, will accompany the President. On the 1st leg of his weeklong visit, the President will arrive in Cotonou, Benin ... Read More »

President to embark on three African countries tour

The seven-day visit will be the first high-level tour of any Indian President to the three West African countries. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, and Member of Parliament, Dilip Ghosh, will accompany the President. On the 1st leg of his weeklong visit, the President will arrive in Cotonou, Benin ... Read More »

President to embark on three African countries tour

The seven-day visit will be the first high-level tour of any Indian President to the three West African countries. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, and Member of Parliament, Dilip Ghosh, will accompany the President. On the 1st leg of his weeklong visit, the President will arrive in Cotonou, Benin ... Read More »

President to embark on three African countries tour

The seven-day visit will be the first high-level tour of any Indian President to the three West African countries. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, and Member of Parliament, Dilip Ghosh, will accompany the President. On the 1st leg of his weeklong visit, the President will arrive in Cotonou, Benin ... Read More »

President to embark on three African countries tour

The seven-day visit will be the first high-level tour of any Indian President to the three West African countries. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, and Member of Parliament, Dilip Ghosh, will accompany the President. On the 1st leg of his weeklong visit, the President will arrive in Cotonou, Benin ... Read More »

President to embark on three African countries tour

The seven-day visit will be the first high-level tour of any Indian President to the three West African countries. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, and Member of Parliament, Dilip Ghosh, will accompany the President. On the 1st leg of his weeklong visit, the President will arrive in Cotonou, Benin ... Read More »

US President Trump threatens French wine in digital tax retaliation

Trump voiced his anger in a Tweet , in response to French plans to tax multinational firms like Google Apple, Facebook and Amazon. French authorities argue that the firms pay little or no corporate tax in countries where they are not based. The Trump administration has said the tax unfairly targets US tech giants. FRANCE WILL IMPLEMENT DIGITAL TAX: ECONOMY ... Read More »

President to embark on three African countries tour

The seven-day visit will be the first high-level tour of any Indian President to the three West African countries. Pratap Chandra Sarangi, Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises/Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries, and Member of Parliament, Dilip Ghosh, will accompany the President. On the 1st leg of his weeklong visit, the President will arrive in Cotonou, Benin ... Read More »