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U.S. congratulates India on Joining Australia Group

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Jan. 24 : – The United States has congratulated India on becoming the newest member of the Australia Group”>Australia Group, an informal forum that seeks to prevent the proliferation of chemical and biological weapons. U.S. Department of State Spokesperson Heather Nauert said, “This latest accomplishment underscores the Indian government’s excellent non-proliferation credentials

Modi congratulates Donald Trump

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Republican Donald Trump on being elected as the 45th President of the US and said India looks forward to working with him closely to take bilateral ties to “a new height”. “Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President,” Modi tweeted. The Prime Minister

Modi congratulates ISRO

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Indian space scientists for successful launch of the communication satellite, GSAT-18, calling it “another milestone for our space programme”. “Congratulations to @isro for successfully launching the communication satellite, GSAT-18. This is another milestone for our space programme,” Modi tweeted. The Indian communication satellite GSAT-18 was successfully

Goel congratulates Jhajharia on winning gold at Rio Games

New Delhi: Sports Minister Vijay Goel today congratulated Devendra Jhajharia on his outstanding feat of winning the Gold medal in men’s javelin throw F46 event at the ongoing Rio Paralympics. In a message Goel said bettering his own world record to win gold in the Games shows exemplary dedication and determination of Devendra Jhajharia and

Kejriwal congratulates Paralympics winners

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday congratulated Mariyappan Thangavelu for winning a gold medal and Varun Singh Bhati for clinching a bronze at the Rio Paralympics. “My congratulations to Mariyappan and Bhati for (winning) Gold and Bronze (medals). You have made the nation proud,” the Aam Aadmi Party leader tweeted. Thangavelu won

Kohli congratulates coach for Dronacharya award

Port of Spain:  Test skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday congratulated his coach Raj Kumar Sharma, who was selected for this year’s prestigious Dronacharya award. Kohli took to Twitter to wish his coach after Sharma was on Monday named along with three others for the award, which will be given by President Pranab Mukherjee at a

Pele congratulates Brazil on Olympic football gold

Rio de Janeiro: Pele has congratulated Brazil’s Olympic football team for ending their long wait for a gold medal here. Brazil clinched their first ever Olympic football title by beating Germany 5-4 on penalties at the Maracana on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported. “I waited my entire life to see Brazil win a gold medal


Modi congratulates Rio medallist Sakshi Malik

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated wrestler Sakshi Malik who clinched bronze on Wednesday to give India its first medal at the on going Olympics in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. “Sakshi Malik creates history! Congratulations to her for the Bronze. The entire nation is rejoicing,” Modi tweeted. Sakshi, 23, brought an end

BCCI congratulates India for Test series win against West Indies

Mumbai:  The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday congratulated the national team on their dramatic 237-run victory in the third Test against hosts the West Indies on Saturday. This enabled India take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match series as the second Test ended in a draw. Chasing an imposing

Mamata Banerjee congratulates gymnast Dipa Karmakar

Agartala:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday congratulated ace Indian gymnast and Tripura girl Dipa Karmakar for qualifying in the Rio Olympic final round to be held on August 14. Dipa who turned 23 today qualified for the final round in the individual vault of artistic gymnastics after finishing eighth on the standings.

Sonia congratulates ISRO for satellite launch

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday congratulated the scientists and staff of ISRO for the successful launch of a record 20 satellites in one go from its PSLV C-34, a statement said. “The fact that of the 20, 17 satellites belonged to foreign vendors, including that from the US and Google, speaks volumes

Subhash Ghai congratulates Abhishek Chaubey for ‘Udta Punjab’

Ace filmmaker Subhash Ghai has become a fan of “Udta Punjab”, a film which revolves around the drug menace in the Indian city of Punjab. He congratulated Abhishek Chaubey for the film. The filmmaker, who has given cinematic gems like “Karz”, “Ram Lakhan”, “Khalnayak” and “Pardes”, also shared that the film has put the focus

Pahlaj Nihalani congratulates ‘Udta Punjab’ team

Mumbai: Censor Board chief Pahlaj Nihalanitoday congratulated the team of “Udta Punjab” for the release of the drug-themed film. Pahlaj said he hopes that the Abhishek Chaubey-directed film, which hit theatres today, does well at the box office. “Want to congratulate makers and cast of the film. I hope it goes on to be a

Amarinder congratulates Saina Nehwal over momentous victory

Chandigarh: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh today congratulated the ace shuttler Saina Nehwal for her extraordinarily superb win in the Australian Open. “Saina you have not only done proud to the nation but have certainly inspired millions and millions of young Indians to excel in life in whatever field they are,” Capt

PM congratulates ISRO scientists on launch of space shuttle

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today congratulated scientists on the successful launch of India’s first indigenously made space shuttle- the Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV). “Launch of India’s first indigenous space shuttle RLV-TD is the result of the industrious efforts of our scientists. Congrats to them,” he said in a tweet. “The dynamism & dedication