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PM addresses Indian Community in Philippines

  Philippines13/11/17;:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today addressed the Indian community in Manila, Philippines. The Prime Minister said that the ASEAN region is very important for India. He spoke of the long shared heritage and emotional bonding that India has with the ASEAN region. In particular, he mentioned the Buddha and the Ramayana. He said the Indian diaspora in ...

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PM Modi visited the International Rice Research Institute

Philippine:13/11/17;After the official opening of the 31st ASEAN Summit, PM Modi visited the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), which is working towards developing better quality of rice seed and addressing food scarcity issues. “A large number of Indian scientists are working in IRRI and contributing to R&D in these areas,” the Prime Minister’s Office said. The IRRI has its headquarters ...

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: “Kadvi Hawa”, a film by Eminient Producer Akshaya Parija feature in the second edition of IKFF New York as an opening film

Bhubaneswar:21/10/17: “Kadvi Hawa”, a film by Eminient Producer Akshaya Parija from Odisha, has been selected to feature in the second edition of the India Kaleidoscope Film Festival (IKFF), New York  as an opening film. The second edition of IKFF will be held from November 9 to 12. “Kadvi Hawa”,Directed by NilaMadhab Panda  touted as the first Bollywood film on climate change, ...

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Nuclear Disarmament Group ICAN Wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

  OSLO/GENEVA:6/10/17:The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. The Norwegian Nobel Committee honored the Geneva-based group “for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons.” The statement, read by committee chairwoman ...

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BRICS unite to condemn pak terror groups

Xiamen:4/9/17: In a major diplomatic win for India, a joint declaration adopted by the BRICS member states on Monday unanimously condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. The BRICS grouping of nations that includes India and China has, for the first time, named Pakistan-based groups like Lashkar-e-Taiba, Jaish-e-Mohammed and the Haqqani network in a strongly-worded declaration condemning terror. “We ...

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Nine-year-old Jack Davis from New Jersey is a self-proclaimed “Guardian of the Galaxy”

Washington:6/8/17: NASA has sent an inspiring letter to a nine-year-old who expressed interest in being a Planetary Protection Officer after the US space agency recently announced opening for the position. Nine-year-old Jack Davis from New Jersey is a self-proclaimed “Guardian of the Galaxy” and he reached out to NASA in a letter to express his interest in serving as the ...

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Petroleum Minister to represent India at 22nd World Petroleum Congress at Istanbul, Turkey 

Newdelhi:8/7/17:Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan will be visiting Istanbul, Turkey from 10 – 12 July 2017 to represent India at the 22nd World Petroleum Congress (WPC) International Conference. During his participation at the Conference, Shri Pradhan will be chairing a Ministerial Session on the subject “Current Economic Strategies in Indian Oil & Gas ...

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5 reasons why Israel matters to India

  Newdelhi:4/7/17;Defence, agriculture, trade, diplomacy and water management will dominate talks during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ongoing visit to Israel — the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the Jewish homeland. Apart from from his scheduled official engagements, Modi is also expected to meet Moshe Holtzberg, a survivor of the 2008 Mumbai 26/11 terrorist attack. Moshe was two years old ...

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India and the Netherlands are on the same page on several global issues

Newdelhi:27/6/17;India and the Netherlands are on the same page on several global issues, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Tuesday. “Today the world is interdependent, inter-connected. It is natural that we will be discussing not only bilateral issues but also a slew of global issues,” Modi said here in a joint statement issued with Dutch Prime Minister Mark ...

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PM interacts with Indian Community in Washington DC

Washington:26/6/17;Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today interacted with the Indian community in Washington DC. He said that the Indian diaspora rejoiced whenever there was good news from India, and wanted India to scale newer heights. He appreciated the role played by the diaspora in contributing towards the American economy. The Prime Minister said that people in India are now getting ...

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