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Odisha: Vice President Arrives In Bhubaneswar, To Grace Utkal University Convocation Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu arrived in Bhubaneswar on Friday on a two-day visit to Odisha. Naidu, who arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) at around 11.15 am in a special flight, was given a warm welcome by Governor Professor Ganeshi Lal and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. After his arrival […]

Integrated Weapons System Design Centre Inaugurated In Hyderabad
Integrated Weapons System Design Centre Inaugurated In Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the Integrated Weapons System Design Centre at DRDO’s APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex here on Monday. The facility would enhance the capability in design and development of command and control systems for surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems and ballistic missile defence (BMD) systems, said Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). […]

VP Naidu Calls For Mass Movement To Promote Digital Literacy
VP Naidu Calls For Mass Movement To Promote Digital Literacy

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu called for a mass movement to promote digital literacy on Friday. He urged all stakeholders, including technological and educational institutions, to play a leading role in achieving the desired results. The vice president, while launching the Adi Shankara Digital Academy virtually said, information was the main commodity in […]

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President, VP, Shah Pay Tributes To Sardar Patel On Birth Anniversary

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Home Minister Amit Shah paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary on Saturday, which is observed as the “National Unity Day”. The Governor General Shri C. Rajagopalachari with Deputy Prime Minister of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Government […]

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Tests Positive For COVID-19

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday tested positive for COVID-19, the Vice President Secretariat said. It said Naidu, 71, is asymptomatic and in good health. “The Vice President of India who underwent a routine COVID-19 test today morning has been tested positive. He is, however, asymptomatic and in good health,” the Secretariat […]

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VP Venkaiah Naidu & HM Amit Shah Convey Greetings On International Youth Day

New Delhi: Referring to the International Youth Day on Wednesday, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon the youth to take inspiration from the life of Netaji and strive towards building a New India. Union Home Minister Amit Shah conveyed greetings on the occasion of the International Youth Day and said the greatest strength of […]

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International Yoga Day 2020: VP Naidu Urged To Include Yoga As Part Of Online Programmes

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday urged educational institutions to include Yoga as part of online learning programmes being conducted in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic to improve immunity. He said children must be introduced to the ancient Indian technique at a young age. Naidu was speaking at the digital ‘Yoga […]

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Ensure That Justice Is Delivered Without Delay In Rape Cases: Vice President To Judiciary

Gandhinagar: Underlining the need to curb the crime of rape with speedy investigation by police, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said it’s the duty of the judiciary to ensure that justice is delivered without “constant delays” though there cannot be “instant justice”. He also said that the crime of rape should be curbed […]

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New Laws Not The Only Solution To Curb Crime Against Women: VP Naidu

Pune: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said bringing laws to curb atrocities against women was not the only solution as “political will” and “administrative skills” were required to end the social evil. Referring to recent incidents in Unnao and Hyderabad, Naidu said, “In Indian culture, we treat a woman as a mother, a […]

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Naidu Constitutes 8 House Committees; Prasanna Acharya To Head Petitions Committee

New Delhi: Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu constituted 8 House committees on Thursday with Prasanna Acharya (BJD) named as chairman of the petitions committee. Prabhat Jha of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) appointed as head of the ethics committee, which looks into plaints on conduct of House members. T. Subarami Reddy (Congress) has been […]

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Do Not Impose, Oppose Any Language: VP Naidu

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday urged people neither to oppose nor impose any language and pitched for learning as many languages as possible. Naidu made these observations days after Union Home Minister Amit Shah said Hindi should be a common language, triggering a political row. “Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today […]

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PM Modi Turns 69, Birthday Wishes Pour In

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 69 on Tuesday and was greeted by several leaders, including Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP president and Home Minister Amit Shah. In his message, Naidu said the nation is making steady progress under Modi’s able leadership. Shah described Modi as a leader […]

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RS passes 31 bills in 35 sittings, clocks 105% productivity

New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha passed 31 bills in the budget session that ended on Wednesday as against 33 bills during the last five sessions, clocking 105 per cent productivity. Among the key bills passed include the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Bill 2019 that proposed to bifurcate the state into two Union Territories and the […]

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Rajya Sabha Sitting Extended Till Aug 7

New Delhi: The current Budget session of Parliament, which was to end on Friday, has been extended till August 7 to help transact essential government business, Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu informed the House. When the Upper House met for the day, Naidu said the sitting of the house has been extended till August […]

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Vice President urges governments to simplify land laws, procedures

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Sunday said there should be minimal interface between people and officials dealing with land issues, to eliminate corruption, and urged the Centre and state governments to simplify land transaction procedures and make them transparent. Releasing a book, titled “Land Registration, Global Practices & Lessons for India”, Naidu also […]

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Israeli company apologises for putting Gandhi's image on its liquor bottles

Jerusalem: An Israeli company that stoked controversy by putting the image of Mahatma Gandhi on its liquor bottles to commemorate Israel’s 71st Independence Day on Wednesday apologised to the people and the Government of India for “hurting” their sentiments. Rajya Sabha members on Tuesday expressed concern over picture of the Father of the Nation on […]

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India needs no lesson on religious freedom: Vice President

Hyderabad: Stating that religious freedom is a fundamental right granted under the Constitution of India, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said the country needs no “lessons” on this issue. “We do not need lessons from anybody. Some countries off late started giving us lectures forgetting what is happening back in their own countries,” […]

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Make yoga part of school curriculum, says Vice President

New Delhi: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Friday recommended making yoga part of school curriculum and said doing so is necessary in the wake of changing lifestyles and growing incidence of non-communicable diseases. Naidu was speaking at an event to mark the International Day of Yoga organised by the Ministry of Ayush and Brahma Kumaris […]

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Kovind, Naidu, Modi greet people on Eid-ul-Fitr

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the several leaders who greeted the people on Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday. The President, on his official Twitter handle, said the festival strengthens people’s belief in charity, fraternity and compassion. “Eid Mubarak to all fellow citizens, especially to our […]

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Nuclear power can reduce greenhouse gases: Vice President

Hyderabad: Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday that nuclear electricity as a reliable and safe energy option can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and that it has the potential to meet the ever-increasing energy demand in the country. Addressing the scientists and staff of the Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research […]

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Create an ecosystem for rural entrepreneurship to thrive: VP

Bhubaneswar: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu Monday strongly advocated for creating an ecosystem for entrepreneurship to thrive and encourage youth to become job creators instead of job seekers. “The possible way to address unemployment is to create the right ecosystem for youngsters to become entrepreneurs and set up their own businesses,” Naidu said addressing a […]

Naidu, Jaitley condemn attack on CRPF convoy in J&K

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday condemned the terror attack on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district that killed 30 troopers and left many injured. Expressing shock over the attack, Naidu took to Twitter and wrote: “Shocked by the dastardly terrorist attack in which […]

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Young doctors should treat every patient with compassion: Naidu

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday said that young doctors need to uphold medical ethics and treat every patient with compassion and empathy, irrespective of his or her financial background. “Only doctors can provide the healing touch to the ailing humanity and they only can make the difference between life and death. […]

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Re-imagine, reconstruct higher education system: Naidu

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said there was need to re-imagine and reconstruct the higher education system in tune with the requirements of the 21st century and sought participation of government as well as the private sector for quality education. He said it was a cause for concern that India did not […]

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India is voice for peace, non-violence: Naidu

Paris: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said India has always been a voice for peace and non-violence and in an inter-dependent world progress can be achieved only through dialogue and understanding. Naidu, while addressing the Indian diaspora at Unesco in Paris on Friday, said: “Peace is the only pre-requisite for progress. In an inter-dependent world, […]