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Punjab Congress changes idea to replace District Congress President

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Perhaps the Congress has changed its mind to replace all the 28 District Congress Presidents. Sources in the Party told that the decision has been taken after the idea to give the Chairmen posts of Corporations and boards to the MLAs. Earlier, it was the opinion in the party that removed from

President Kovind, PM Modi congratulate Hima Das for scripting history

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have applauded Hima Das, who recently became the first Indian woman to win gold at IAAF World U-20 Athletics Championships.Taking to social media, President Kovind congratulated sprinter Das for her performance and said it is a “very proud” moment for Assam and India. “Congratulations to our sensational

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Congress’ victory in MP by-polls a ‘defeat of misgovernance’: Rahul

Training guns at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said that victory of his party in Kolaras and Mungaoli by-polls was ‘defeat of misgovernance in Madhya Pradesh.’The Congress president took to micro-blogging site Twitter and congratulated the people of Madhya Pradesh, voters and Congress workers for winning the by-polls. The Congress Party yesterday bagged the Kolaras along with Mungaoli assembly seats in Madhya Pradesh. It

Kim Jong-un invites South Korea’s President to Pyongyang

Seoul, Feb 10, North Korea’s rather reclusive leader Kim Jong-un has asked South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang at the “earliest date” possible for what will be a third inter-Korean summit. The invitation was delivered on Saturday at a landmark meeting between Moon and the North Korean leader’s sister Kim Yo-jong in the

Afghan President refuses condolence call from Pakistan PM

Kabul, Jan 31, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani refused to speak to Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi when the latter telephoned to offer condolences following a devastating terror attack in Kabul, the media reported.TOLO News said Abbasi telephoned Ghani “in connection with the spate of recent attacks in Afghanistan. “The Afghan daily said Ghani had

President, PM pay homage to Gandhi on death anniversary

New Delhi, Jan 30, President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi on his 70th death anniversary at his memorial at Raj Ghat here. Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba and Air Chief Marshal

Aadhaar enaUse of Aadhaar in Ayushman Bharat desirable but not mandatory, govt clarifies bled government to eliminate middlemen: President

Aadhaar enabled government to eliminate middlemen: President

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday said Aadhaar has helped the government in “eliminating middlemen” and save over Rs 57,000 crore.”Aadhaar has helped in securing the rights of the poor by eliminating middlemen. At present, digital payments are being carried out in more than 400 schemes of the government,” the President said in his address

Rahul files nomination for Cong President’s post

New Delhi, Dec 4, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi today filed his nomination papers for the party’s chief post. The 47-year-old Gandhi scion is likely to emerge as the lone candidate in the fray and decks have been cleared for his election as the Congress president, succeeding his mother Sonia Gandhi, who has held the post

SGPC polls: President to be elected on Nov 29

SGPC polls: President to be elected on Nov 29

Activities for the election of President and other office bearer of SGPC has been intensified. The date for the election has been announced and the polls will be held on 29 November this year. Meanwhile SGPC general house meeting will also be held on the same day at 1 pm in which the president will

Afghanistan President to visit India

New Delhi, Oct 23, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will come on a daylong working visit to India on Tuesday during the course of which meet his Indian counterpart, Ram Nath Kovind and hold delegation-level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the External Affairs Ministry announced on Monday. “The visit will build upon the recent high

President inaugurates Shirdi Airport, first flight to Mumbai

President inaugurates Shirdi Airport, first flight to Mumbai

President inaugurates Shirdi Airport, first flight to

President inaugurates Shirdi Airport, first flight to Mumbai

President inaugurates Shirdi Airport, first flight to Mumbai

President inaugurates Shirdi Airport. President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday inaugurated the swank new Shirdi Airport in Ahmednagar and the inaugural Alliance Air commercial flight to Mumbai.The inauguration of the airport, developed by Maharashtra Airport Development Corporation (MADC), also marks the start of the year-long centenary celebrations of Shri Saibaba Samadhi for which over 11

President approves appointment of five Governors, one LG

President approves appointment of five Governors, one LG

President approves appointment. President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday approved the appointment of five Governors and one Lieutenant Governor.  “The President has been pleased to appoint Admiral (Retd.) Devendra Kumar Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM, as the LG of Andaman and Nicobar Islands in place of Jagdish Mukhi with effect from the date he assumes

Industrialist Rajinder Gupta elected PCA president

Leading industrialist Rajinder Gupta was today unanimously elected as the president of the Punjab Cricket Association. Besides, R P Singla was elected as the honorary secretary, at the annual general meeting of the PCA held at Mohali. Apart from Gupta, who is chairman of the Trident Group, and Singla, Rakesh Rathour, Prof S M Verma

NSUI takes top DUSU posts in its kitty

NSUI takes top DUSU posts. NSUI and ABVP won two seats each during the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU), results of which were declared on Wednesday. NSUI won the President and Vice-President posts, while the ABVP grabbed the secretary and the joint secretary posts. The results are seen as a setback for the ABVP which had

President Ram Nath Kovind greets nation on Onam

President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday greeted people on the start of Onam festivities, and said that the occasion, the harvest festival of Kerala, marks the joyous completion of human efforts. “On the occasion of Onam, I offer my greetings and good wishes to the people of the country, particularly to our brothers and sisters

Prez on 2-day visit to Andhra Pradesh from tomorrow

President Ram Nath Kovind will embark on a two-day visit to Andhra Pradesh tomorrow, during which he will pay obeisance at the famous shrine in Tirumala.On September 1, the president will inaugurate a building of the Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS) Sri Padmavathi Medical College for Women. On the same day, he will

VC sends reports to President and PM to examine Allahabad University scam

VC sends reports to President and PM to examine Allahabad University

Pakistani President calls National Assembly session for interim PM election

After the Pakistani Supreme Court disqualified Nawaz Sharif as the country’s Prime Minister, Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain has called a session of the National Assembly on August 1 for the election of an interim prime minister.The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is set to nominate Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the interim prime minister following Nawaz Sharif’s

Missile Man APJ Abdul Kalam to be remembered for ages

Bharat Ratan Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was not a politician, but Abdul Kalam was prominent scientist and if he hadn’t become President, he would have been remembered as a ‘Missile Man’. While working as a scientist in ‘ISRO’, he did a great job as Project Director of India’s first Satellite Launch Vehicle (SLV-V999) to