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Minister for Tourism Shri G. Kishan Reddy chairs the BRICS Tourism Ministers’ meeting

Minister for Tourism Shri G. Kishan Reddychaired the BRICS Tourism Ministers’ meeting on 13 July, 2021, as part of India’s BRICS chairship. The Ministers of all the member countries viz. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africaparticipated in the meeting. India organized the BRICS Tourism Ministers’ Meeting as an effective means to promote tourism cooperation among BRICS countries. The meeting ...

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ENVOYS OF FOUR NATIONS PRESENT CREDENTIALS TO PRESIDENT OF INDIA THROUGH VIDEO CONFERENCE

Newdelhi:6/7/21:The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, accepted credentials from Ambassadors/High Commissioners of the Republic of Colombia, Uruguay, Jamaica and Republic of Armenia today (July 6, 2021) in a virtual ceremony. Those who presented their credentials were: 1.   H.E. Ms. Mariana Pacheco Montes, Ambassador of the Republic of Colombia 2.   H.E. Mr. Alberto Antonio Guani Amarilla, Ambassador of Uruguay 3.   H.E. Mr. Jason Keats Matthew Hall, ...

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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Nepal in the field of Health Research

Newdelhi:30/6/21:The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), India and the Nepal Health Research Council (NHRC), Nepal in 17 November 2020 and 4 January 2021 respectively. .The objectives of this MOU are collaboration on joint research activities of mutual interest such as ...

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India’s term as Chairperson of Governing Body of International Labour Organisation comes to an end

Geneva:25/6/21:Shri Apurva Chandra, Secretary (L&E) completed his tenure as Chair of Governing Body of International Labour Organization today after holding the position for the period October 2020- June 2021.  He has handed over the responsibility of the Chair to Ambassador Anna Jardfelt, Permanent Representative of Sweden to the United Nations Office in Geneva. India has assumed the Chairmanship of the Governing Body of ...

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7th International Day of Yoga celebrated at Indian Embassy in Beijing

Beijing:20/6/21:  In China, 7th International Day of Yoga was celebrated at Indian Embassy in Beijing with great fervor today. More than 500 people including many Chinese yoga enthusiasts and diplomats gathered at India House to participate in the event. The yoga session including the common yoga protocol and advanced yoga demonstration was led by one of the first Indian yoga ...

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India and Bhutan sign MOU for developing cooperation in the areas of Environment

Newdelhi:19/6/21:India and Bhutan today inked an MoU for developing cooperation between two countries in the area of environment. The MoU was signed virtually by Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar from the Indian side and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Chairperson of the National Environment Commission Lyonpo Dr. Tandi Dorji from the Bhutanese side. Speaking on the ...

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Nila Madhab Panda’s film ‘Megha’s Divorce’ screened at Geneva Observe

Newdelhi:18/6/21:Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda’s short film on environmental change, Megha’s Divorce, was screened at an event organized by the publication Geneva Observer. The film stars Divya Dutta, Tannishtha Chatterjee, Manjari Fadnis, and Chandan Anand. The Geneva Concept by Adeline Von Furstenberg has picked the stories illustrated by eleven international filmmakers from 11 countries that reflect the intertwining relations between mankind ...

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Prime Minister participates in the first Outreach Session of G7 Summit

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United Nations praises Odisha CM Naveen for disaster management

Bhubaneswar: 30/5/21; Naveen Patnaik-led government in Odisha is winning praise from several quarters, including the United Nations (UN) and national media for its disaster management. According to a report of the Times of India, the UN has praised the Chief Minister for his well-resourced disaster management authority that saves live during natural calamities. “Odisha’s example gives important lessons on strengthening ...

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Black Eagle Books, USA launches new short story collection by Lalit Das

Bhubaneswar:24/5/21: Black Eagles Book, USA announced the release of “Haata Muthare Jibana“, a collection of short stories by Lalit Das, IPS, Additional Director General of Police (ADG) Headquarters, in February 2021. The book has been well received by readers of varying sections, both in India and the diaspora too. Despite a career in policing and its challenges, the author had ...

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