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PM visits Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon

Lisbon:25/6/17;Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Antonio Costa today jointly visited the Champalimaud Foundation in Lisbon. The Champalimaud Foundation is a private biomedical research foundation. It provides cutting-edge cancer treatment, and supports “ahead of the curve” cancer research. It offers a new holistic approach to medical care, that integrates day to day treatment with research and innovation in a ...

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Brics Foreign Ministers meet, India raises terrorism issue

19/6/17;India on Monday said Brics needs to cooperate on counter-terrorism as the Foreign Ministers meet of the five-member bloc began here. China has said the issue of terrorism would be discussed candidly at the meet of the five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, as New Delhi seemed poised to raise the issue of branding ...

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Neeru Chadha becomes 1st Indian woman as member of ITLOS

15/6/17:In a significant victory for India at the UN, international law expert Neeru Chadha has won a crucial election to a top UN judicial body that deals with disputes related to the law of the sea, becoming the first Indian woman to be appointed as a judge at the tribunal. Chadha, an eminent lawyer and the first Indian woman to ...

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Prime Minister Modi, Chancellor Merkel co-chair 4th India Germany Inter-Govermental Consultations in Berlin

Berlin:308/5/17:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel today co-chaired the 4th India Germany Inter-Govermental Consultations in Berlin. Addressing the media after the meeting, Prime Minister Modi appreciated Chancellor Merkel’s vision for Europe and for the world. He said outcome oriented momentum is perceptible in relations between the two countries. The Prime Minister said foreign investment from ...

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PM arrives in Colombo, visits Seema Malaka Temple

  Colombo:11/5/17:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, arrived in Colombo this evening. He was received at the airport by the Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Mr. Ranil Wickramsinghe, and other senior Ministers. Both Prime Ministers later arrived at the Seema Malaka Temple, where they were received by the Chief Monk of the Temple, among other dignitaries. The Prime Minister offered flowers ...

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Environmental activist Prafulla Samantara will get Goldman Environmental Prize

San Francisco:24/4/17: Indian environmental activist Prafulla Samantara was on Monday announced as the Asia recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize for championing the cause of Odidha’s Dongria Kondh tribals and safeguarding their land and culture. Samantara, the sixth Indian to win the prize, which is also called the ‘Green Nobel’, had led a historic 12-year legal battle that affirmed the ...

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“Zealandia”8th Continent

New Delhi: Scientists have recently discovered what seems to be 8th Continent of the World called “Zealandia”. The new Continent with 94% of the land is submerged underwater. It has been revealed that it comprises New Zealand and New Caledonia islands. Located in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean, the continent ranges around 3 million square miles and is believed ...

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Hollywood actress called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik

Bhubaneswar: 14/2/17:During her four day of visit to the state, Hollywood actress and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Global Goodwill Ambassador Ashley Judd called on Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and shared about her stay in the State. She expressed her gratitude and at the same time was happy to witness the rich tribal culture and tradition of the State and ...

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Hindu mantras to open Wyoming Senate & House of Representatives in USA

USA:31/1/17:Both Wyoming State Senate and Wyoming House of Representatives in Cheyenne will start their day with ancient Hindu prayers on February third. These invocations will contain verses from Rig-Veda; the oldest existing scripture of the mankind still in common use. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will deliver these prayers from Sanskrit scriptures before the Senate and House. After Sanskrit delivery, he ...

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Trump, Putin discuss normalizing ties, fighting terrorism

USSR;Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump agreed to work together to fight the Islamic State (IS) and other terrorist groups in Syria, as well as normalize bilateral relations, the Kremlin saidA Kremlin summary of the phone also call also talked about the two leaders discussing several other subjects, CNN reported on Saturday. Some of the other issues included ...

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