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Kozhikode in Kerala has been designated as the UNESCO ‘City of Literature’ and Gwalior as the ‘City of Music’ in the latest @UNESCO List of Creative Cities Network

Newdelhi:1/11/23:On World Cities Day, 55 cities join the UNESCO Creative Cities Network (UCCN), following their designation by UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay. New cities were acknowledged for their strong commitment to harnessing culture and creativity as part of their development strategies, and displaying innovative practices in human-centred urban planning. With the latest additions, the Network now counts 350 cities in more ...

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India and UAE Education Ministers sign an MoU to strengthen existing educational cooperation facilitating student and faculty mobility

Abu Dhabi:1/`11/23:  Union Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today met Minister of Education UAE, H.E. Dr. Ahmad Al Falasi in Abu Dhabi. The Ministers signed an MoU to strengthen existing educational cooperation facilitating student and faculty mobility and various other initiatives. The Minister also visited 42 Abu Dhabi, a School for Disruptive Learning. The Minister ...

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Prime Ministers of India and Bangladesh to jointly inaugurate three development projects on 1st November

New Delhi: 31/10/23: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Bangladesh, H.E. Sheikh Hasina will jointly inaugurate three Indian-assisted development projects on 1 November 2023 at around 11 AM via video conferencing. The three projects are Akhaura – Agartala Cross-Border Rail Link; Khulna – Mongla Port Rail Line; and Unit – II of the Maitree Super Thermal Power ...

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India’s humanitarian aid for Palestinian people arrives in Egypt

Cairo:23/10/23: The humanitarian aid sent by India for the people of Palestine arrived in Egypt on Sunday, the Ministry of External Affairs said. The Indian envoy to Egypt, Ajit Gupte handed over the relief material to the Egyptian Red Crescent for onward transmission to Palestine. Notably, the medical supplies sent for the people of Palestine included essential life-saving medicines and ...

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Mr Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency called on India Prime Minister

New Delhi:23/10/23: Mr Rafael Mariano Grossi, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. The Prime Minister underscored India’s enduring commitment to safe and secure use of atomic energy for peace and development. Prime Minister shared India’s ambitious goals to enhance the share of environmentally friendly nuclear power generation capacity as part ...

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India’s humanitarian aid for people of Palestine reaches Egypt

Newdelhi:22/10/23:India’s humanitarian aid for the people of Palestine has reached Egypt. Indian Ambassador in Egypt Ajit V Gupte handed over the relief material to Egyptian Red Crescent for onward transmission to Palestine.

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Israeli military clashes with Lebanese Hezbollah terror group while preparing to expand attacks on Gaza

Gaza:125/10/23:Israeli military clashed with the Lebanese Hezbollah terror group on Saturday in the latest skirmishes on the northern frontier, which came amid fears that a second front could open up as Israel wages war on terrorists in the Gaza Strip. According to the Israel Defence Forces, the clashes began on Saturday afternoon after some 30 mortars were launched at military ...

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Fourth Operation Ajay flight with 274 Indians from war-torn Israel

Newdelhi:15/10/23:The fourth flight carrying 274 Indian nationals from Israel, under ‘Operation Ajay’, landed at Indira Gandhi International Airport this morning. Earlier, the third flight carrying 197 Indian nationals also arrived at the Airport.  Union Minister Kaushal Kishore received the Indian nationals evacuated from Israel at the Delhi airport. The Minister gave an Indian flag to each of the Indians who ...

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PM addresses launch of ferry services between Nagapattinam, India and Kankesanthurai, Sri Lanka

Newdelhi:14/10/23:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed the launch of ferry services between Nagapattinam, India, and Kankesanthurai, Sri Lanka via video message today. Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister remarked that India and Sri Lanka are embarking on a new chapter in diplomatic and economic relations and the launch of a ferry service between Nagapattinam and Kankesanthurai is an important ...

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Hollywood Actor and Producer Michael Douglas to attend 54th International Film Festival of India To Receive Prestigious Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award

Newdelhi:13/10/23:The prestigious Satyajit Ray Lifetime Achievement Award will be bestowed upon the renowned Hollywood actor and producer Michael Douglas at the 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). The announcement was made by Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Shri. Anurag Singh Thakur through a post on X. IFFI 54, a significant event in the global cinematic calendar, will be ...

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