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Two Teachers From Odisha Honoured With National Award On Teacher’s Day

On the occasion of Teachers’ Day, President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday honoured 44 teachers with National Award in recognition of their contribution to the society.

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President Kovind Advocates For Universities' Social Responsibility In Line With CSR

Rourkela: Attending the 18th annual convocation of National Institute of Technology (NIT) Rourkela, President of India Ram Nath Kovind batted for a Universities’ Social Responsibility at par with the prevailing Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the country. “A University must contribute to empowering the community around it. Happy to note that NIT Rourkela has adopted […]

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Empowering Women Cornerstone Of Development Initiatives: CM Naveen On International Women’s Day

Bhubaneswar: Highlighting the champion role played by women in the development of nation, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday stated that efforts need to be taken towards empowering women. Taking to twitter on the occasion of International Women’s Day, Patnaik wrote, “Be it financial independence or representing the people in Parliament, empowering women has […]

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Fresh Plea For Death Warrants Against Nirbhaya Convicts

New Delhi: The Delhi court has asked Tihar jail authorities whether the Nirbhaya case convicts have been informed about the rejection of their mercy plea by the President of India. Additional Sessions Judge Satish Kumar Arora sought response from the jail authorities and has adjourned the matter for 4.30 p.m. on Friday. The court’s observations […]

President, PM greet nation on Diwali

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday greeted people on the occasion of Diwali. “Greetings and best wishes to fellow citizens on the auspicious occasion of Deepawali. Let us on this day try to bring happiness in the lives of those who are less fortunate and needy by lighting […]

Pak denies entry to Kovind's plane in its airspace

Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday rejected a request made by New Delhi to let the airplane of Indian President Ram Nath Kovind to fly over its airspace, the media reported. Islamabad turned down the request based on the “alarming human rights situation in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK)”, said Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, according to Geo […]

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President to visit Iceland, Switzerland, Slovenia

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind will embark on an 11-day visit to Iceland, Switzerland and Slovenia from Monday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Friday. Secretary (West) Gitesh Sharma said that the President will be visiting the three countries to bring high business elements to the fore, according to standard practice. He […]

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President Kovind meets Lata Mangeshkar at her residence

Mumbai: President Ram Nath Kovind has met Lata Mangeshkar at her residence here. The legendary singer said that she felt deeply honoured and humbled by the President’s visit. Lata Mangeshkar on Sunday took to Twitter, where she shared a candid photograph of herself chatting with the President. “Namaskar, was deeply honoured and humbled when the […]

Kovind gives assent to Triple Talaq Bill

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday gave his assent to the Triple Talaq Bill, making the practice of giving instant triple talaq orally a criminal offence with provisions of a jail term of up to three years. The Triple Talaq Bill or Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2019 which prohibits […]

President to join Kargil victory celebrations in Drass

Srinagar: President Ram Nath Kovind will join the Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations on Friday in Drass town of the Kargil district. According to official sources, the President, supreme commander of the armed forces, will arrive in Drass town on Friday to attend the 20th anniversary of the Kargil victory. “State Governor Satya Pal Malik, Chief […]

Chandrayaan-2: World media hails India's great leap forward

Washington/London: “India is on its way to the moon,” a leading US newspaper wrote on Monday as the country successfully launched its second lunar mission to explore the moon’s uncharted south pole by landing a rover there. The country’s most powerful rocket “GSLV-Mk-III” carrying the orbiter, lander Vikram and rover Pragyaan took off from the […]

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Two Odia boys receive Rashtriya Bal Puraskar from President

Bhubaneswar/ New Delhi: In a proud moment for Odisha, two boys received the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar from the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind at a special function held at New Delhi today. Naisargik Lenka and Ayushman Tripathy of Odisha were among the 26 children, 2 individuals and 3 institutions, who were bestowed […]

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Op-Ed: Capital Punishment: Solution for Child Rape Crisis?

President of India Ram Nath Kovind has given his nod to the ordinance which states for capital punishment for those who rape a kid below 12 years age. Many child rights and women activists vied for strictest punishment to the rapist when the Nirbhaya incidence happened in Delhi in the year 2012 and the demand […]

Odisha CM Naveen congratulates Kovind

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik took to twitter to congratulate Ram Nath Kovind on being elected as the country’s 14th President. “Congratulate Shri Ramnath Kovind ji on being elected President of India. We look forward to work under his leadership at @RashtrapatiBhvn,” Patnaik, also president of Biju Janata Dal(BJD), said in a Twitter post. […]

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Mahanadi issue: PMO receives CLP memorandum from Rashtrapati Bhawan

Bhubaneswar: The memorandum submitted by the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) led by its president and the Leader of Opposition Narasingh Mishra to the President of India on the ongoing Mahanadi row in New Delhi a fortnight ago, has been referred to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). Informing this to the media here today, Mishra said […]

Mukherjee announces e-tourist visas for Swedish nationals

Stockholm/New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee yesterday announced e-tourist visas for all Swedish nationals during an interaction with business leaders from India and Sweden in Stockholm. Mukherjee, who is on a State visit to Sweden, assured the Swedish CEOs that the Indian government is “responsive to industry and investors”. “It is creating an appropriate atmosphere in […]

Mukherjee to visit Sweden, Belarus from May 31

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a State visit to Sweden and Belarus starting May 31, with his reported remarks to a Swedish daily on the controversial Bofors issue having no bearing on the visit to the Scandinavian country. Briefing reporters here on yesterday on the president’s visit, Navtej Sarna, secretary (West) in […]

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President complains of stomach upset, admitted to Army hospital

President Pranab Mukherjee was on Saturday admitted to Army Research and Referral Hospital after he complained of stomach upset and related ailments