Tag: President Pranab Mukherjee

Five Odias receive National Geoscience Awards - 2014

New Delhi: As many as five Odia scientists among 33 from across the country were conferred the National Geoscience Awards – 2014. The recipients are Rajiv Patnaik, Seemanchal Padhi,Biswajit Lenka, Swati Mohanty and ML Dora. Lenka and Dora got the prestigious award in Mineral Discovery and Exploration category while Padhi received the award in Geophysics/Applied […]

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
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RSS invite to Mukherjee for Nagpur event sparks controversy

New Delhi: The RSS invite to former President Pranab Mukherjee for an event at its Nagpur headquarters sparked off a controversy, as the Congress and left leaders expressed unhappiness over his acceptance while the BJP and RSS saw nothing wrong in it. The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) said in a statement that Mukherjee’s acceptance of […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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President urges media to take note of positive things

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday urged the media to take note of positive things taking place in day to day life as it has a far-reaching impact on people. “Media has a far-reaching impact and influence on people. Today indeed the world is one. It is important to maintain objectivity and truthfulness in […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
President accepts Parrikar's resignation, Jaitley given additional charge of defence

New Delhi: The decks were cleared for Manohar Parrikar to take over as Goa Chief Minister with President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday accepting his resignation as Defence Minister and assigning additional charge of the ministry to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. “The President has accepted Manohar Parrikar’s resignation from the council of ministers with immediate effect under […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Patnaik asks Odias to give ideas how Odisha would be in 2036

New Delhi: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said that two decades from now, Odisha will complete hundred years of statehood and present every Odia with an opportunity to create a collective vision as to how their state would be like by 2036. Patnaik said while addressing the non-resident Odias at the Prabasi Odia Conclave here, […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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Prez inaugurates Non-Resident Odia convention

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today inaugurated a convention of Non-Resident Odias (NROs) and said that Odias from different parts of India and the world would bring together their diverse talent for the progress of the country and the state. The convention has been organised by the Odisha Forum. Mukherjee said that he was sure […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Odisha boy to receive award from President on Children's Day

Berhampur: This Children’s Day will be special for 14-year-old Shubhendu Kumar Sahu as he will walk down the ramparts of Rashtrapati Bhawan before being presented with a prestigious award by President Pranab Mukherjee. Sahu, a Class VIII student of Somapur Project Upper Primary School in Ganjam district’s Hinjili, has been selected for the National Child […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Nation remembers Father of the Nation on death anniversary

The nation on Thursday remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 66th death anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leading the country in paying homage to the Father of the Nation

  • Monday, 21 June 2021
Debate over smaller states legitimate: President

As discussion over Telangana peaks, President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said passions are rising whether there should be smaller states...

  • Monday, 21 June 2021