Current Affairs

PM-KISAN Scheme completes one year on February 24, 2020

24th February, 2020 is the 1st anniversary of starting of a new Central Sector Scheme, namely, the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN). The scheme was started with a view to augment the income of the farmers by providing income support to all landholding farmers’ families across the country, to enable them […]

Text of Prime Minister’s Inaugural Address at the First International Judicial Conference 2020, New Delhi

चीफ़ जस्टिस ऑफ इंडिया जस्टिस बोबड़े, कानून मंत्री रविशंकर प्रसाद जी, मंच पर उपस्थित सुप्रीम कोर्ट के न्यायाधीश गण, अटॉर्नी जनरल ऑफ इंडिया, इस कॉन्फ्रेंस में आए दुनिया के अन्य उच्च न्यायालयों के न्यायाधीश, भारत के सुप्रीम कोर्ट और हाइकोर्ट्स के सम्मानित Judges, अतिथिगण, देवियों और सज्जनों !! दुनिया के […]

PM addresses International Judicial Conference

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the International Judicial Conference in New Delhi. Distinguished Judges of the Supreme Court as well as various High Courts, Eminent lawyers and delegates from overseas also took part in the Conference. Cherishing his presence amongst the Judiciary which inspires trust and confidence to all […]

Text of PM’s speech at the inauguration of 1st Khelo India University Games

मंच पर उपस्थित ओडिशा के मुख्यमंत्री श्री नवीन पटनायक जी, केंद्रीय मंत्रिमंडल में मेरे सहयोगी श्री धर्मेंद्र प्रधान जी, श्री किरण रिजिजू जी, ओडिशा सरकार में मंत्री श्री अरुण कुमार साहु जी, श्री तुषारकांति बेहेरा जी और देशभर से आए युवा साथियों !! मैं आपके साथ टेक्नॉलॉजी के माध्यम से जुड़ […]

PM inaugurates first Khelo India University Games

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the first Khelo India University Games today in Odisha via video link. Addressing on the occasion, Prime Minister said that today is not just the beginning of a tournament but the beginning of the next phase of the sports movement in India. Here you are not only […]

President of India addresses fourth edition of ‘the Huddle’ – annual thought conclave of the Hindu; says project of democracy is incomplete without informed citizens – which means, without unbiased journalism

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, addressed the fourth edition of ‘The Huddle’ – annual thought conclave of the Hindu in Bengaluru today (February 22, 2020).   Speaking on the occasion, the President said that he was happy to attend ‘The Huddle’ organised by The Hindu, a name […]

BAY of Bengal Offshore Sailing Expedition (BBSE)

Indian Naval Sailing Vessels Mhadei and Tarini set sail for the Bay of Bengal Offshore Sailing Expedition on 22 February 2020 from the Indian Naval Ocean Sailing Node at Goa. The expedition was flagged off by Rear Admiral SJ Singh, Commandant Naval War College, Goa. This would be the maiden […]

President of India Delivers Valedictory Address at The International Judicial Conference; Says Supreme Court of India Deserves Admiration for Carrying out Many Radical Reforms that Made Justice More Accessible to Common People

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, delivered the valedictory address at the International Judicial Conference being organised by the Supreme Court of India, in New Delhi today (February 23, 2020). Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the theme chosen for the conference is timely and apt: “Judiciary and […]

Gadkari Witnesses High Efficiency Logistic Vehicles in Gothenburg, Sweden

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Shri Nitin Gadkari visited the Swedish Logistics Automotive manufacturer ‘Volvo’ in Gothenburg, Sweden today. The Minister saw high-efficiency logistics vehicles (road-trains), LNG trucks, electric trucks, etc. Volvo is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of heavy-duty trucks, construction equipment, buses and heavy-duty […]

KALA KUMBH – Handicrafts Exhibitions for promotion of GI Crafts

With an objective to promote Geographical Indication (GI) crafts and heritage of India the Ministry of Textiles is organising Kala Kumbh – Handicrafts Thematic Exhibition in various parts of the country through the Office of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts). The exhibitions are planned in various major cities like Bengaluru, Mumbai, Kolkata […]

District Skill Committees to work closely with the Center to drive demand-driven skill development initiatives

Role of States to increase substantially in skill development activities Discussion on developing an action plan for better implementation of skilling initiatives and for creating employment opportunities for India’s youth Short Term Training courses to be introduced in ITIs in with due consultation from the State Skill Development Missions (SSDMs) Promoting Self Employment […]