Tag: Vice President

President, Vice President, PM extend Holi greetings

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday greeted the nation on the occasion of Holi. “Greetings and best wishes to fellow citizens in India and abroad on the auspicious occasion of Holi,” tweeted Kovind, who had also released a statement on […]

Puri Srimandir Daitapati Nijog office bearers elected

Puri: The office bearers of the Daitapati Nijog of Puri Srimandir were elected today. While Rabindra Das Mohapatra has been elected president, Surya Narayan Swain was nominated vice-president. Durga Prasad Das Mohapatra and Amit Kumar Das have been elected secretary, associate secretary of the nijog, respectively. Similarly, Chandrasekhar Das Mohapatra has been elected as the […]

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. […]

India has to step up efforts to reduce child mortality rates: Venkaiah Naidu

Chennai: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the country has to step up efforts to reduce children’s mortality and achieve the UN’s Sustainable Developmental Goals. Inaugurating Rainbow Children’s Hospital here, Naidu listed prematurity, low birth weight, pneumonia and diarrhoeal diseases as the major causes of child mortality in India. According to the 2018 […]

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 […]

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, […]

WhatsApp geared up to show ads in 'Status,' confirms VP Chris Daniels

New Delhi: Clearing the air on Facebook’s monetisation efforts towards WhatsApp, the mobile messaging service’s Vice President Chris Daniels on Wednesday said the company is going to put advertisements in its “Status” feature. “We are going to be putting ads in ‘Status’. That is going to be primary monetisation mode for the company as well […]

Naidu seeks unity among MPs on national importance

New Delhi: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday expressed his “unhappiness” over disruptions in Parliament and sought unity among parliamentarians of all political parties over issues of national importance. “I am a little unhappy that our Parliament is not functioning as it should be. I have not hesitated in recording in the book just now […]

Modi to unveil book on Naidu's 1 year as Vice President

New Delhi: Marking the completion of one year of M. Venkaiah Naidu as Vice President and Chairman of Rajya Sabha, a book will be launched that details his mission of engagement on key issues with various stakeholders across the country and it’s alignment with the mission of a new India in the making. The 245 […]

Treat medical profession as a mission not commission: Venkaiah Naidu

Bhubaneswar: The Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu today urged young doctors to treat medical profession as a ‘mission’ and not as commission. Delivering the first convocation address of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar, the VP stressed on bridging the gap between health care facilities in rural and urban areas in the country. In the fast paced […]

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu arrives in Odisha for AIIMS Convocation

Bhubaneswar: Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu arrived here at Biju Patnaik International Aiport on a day’s tour to Odisha today. He was received by Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Ministers Jual Oram and Dharmendra Pradhan at the aiport. The Vice President is scheduled to attend the first convocation of AIIMS, Bhubaneswar. Elaborate security […]

Vietnamese smartphone maker Mobiistar appoints new Vice-President for sales in India

New Delhi: Vietnam-based smartphone maker Mobiistar on Monday appointed Hardeep Singh Johar as the Vice President for Sales (North and East) in India. With the brand venturing into the offline space, Johar will focus on strategic business expansion and customer and distributor relationship management. “We are excited to have Hardeep onboard. With his vast experience […]

Temples are centres of India's cultural ethos: Vice President

Hyderabad: Describing temples as centres of India’s cultural ethos, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that “share and care” has been the core of India’s philosophy. “Temples have been the centres of India’s cultural ethos as well as centres of music, dance and for the spiritual upliftment of the masses. They have spread awareness […]

Naidu releases Lok Sabha 2018 calendar

New Delhi: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday released the Lok Sabha calendar 2018 which is based on the theme of inscriptions in parliament. Naidu said the theme of the calendar is unique and motivating and the sublime messages in the inscriptions were pearls of wisdom and part of the country’s philosophical traditions. He […]

Sacked minister Damodar Rout's wings further clipped

Bhubaneswar: In yet another blow to sacked minister Damodar Rout, Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik  today removed him from the post of party vice-president as well as the observer of Dhenkanal district. The development comes barely 24 hours after he was sacked as Agriculture Minister for his alleged casteist remarks against Brahmins. “The […]