The Jammu and Kashmir government today discussed arrangements for the upcoming visit of President Ram Nath Kovind here.
Welcoming Oli in a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan, Kovind said he was happy to note that this was his first visit abroad after his appointment as the prime minister of Nepal.
During a meeting with Vice President of Zimbabwe General (Retd) Constantino Chiwenga, he said India's approach to its partnership with Africa is consultative and participatory.
The exhibition, Kovind said, was meant at demonstrating to the industry, government and civil society how innovators are collaborating for a creative and compassionate India.
The vision of a newer and better India calls for meeting certain developmental milestones, some of these as early as 2022, the year the country commemorates 75th anniversary of Independence, he said at the inauguration of the Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FINE) 2018.
Delivering the 3rd Foundation Day lecture at the National Law University here, Kovind said that it would be a "travesty of our Republican ethics" if the poor did not get the same access to law as the rich.
The president, as advised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has accepted the resignation of Raju and Chowdary from the Union council of ministers with immediate effect, he said.
The summit is aimed at showcasing investment opportunities and potential across various sectors in Uttar Pradesh.
Pointing to the success of the youth and their start-ups in e-commerce, transport and tourism, he said more than capital investment, it was the human talent and ingenuity that were behind such success.
President Ram Nath Kovind today said the 'Ujjwala Yojana' being run by the government is a step towards women's empowerment.
Briefing newspersons after a cabinet meeting presided over by the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, state government spokesman Siddharth Nath Singh said that a presentation of the upcoming summit was made during the meeting.
The scheme envisages making flying affordable for the masses by capping fares at Rs 2,500 per hour of flight on a fixed-wing aircraft and the same amount for a 30-minute flight on a helicopter.
Delivering his maiden address to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament, Kovind also made it clear that the Narendra Modi government will do everything for to empower the minorities but not appease the.
The president will inaugurate the "Economic Democracy Conclave" organised by the Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini in Bhayander near here at 10:30 am tomorrow, officials said.
Judges of the top court should hold dialogue and make efforts to resolve the issue to safeguard democracy, he said in response to a question on the issue.
Welcoming King Letsie III and Her Majesty Queen Masenate Mohato Seeiso of Lesotho at Rashtrapati Bhavan, Kovind said India and Lesotho share close and cordial ties.
"Happy New Year to everybody. May 2018 bring laughter, friendship and prosperity to all our families, to our country, and to our unique and beautiful planet #PresidentKovind," Kovind said in a tweet.
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Briefly interrupting his address to gently prod the organisers for the faux pas, the president asked them to stop distributing the packets till his speech was over.
"The Chinese government never acknowledged the so-called Arunachal Pradesh and our position on the border issue is consistent and clear," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told the media when asked about Kovind’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, which China claims as Southern Tibet.
After the implementation of the 7th Pay Commission's awards on January 1, 2016, the Cabinet Secretary, who is the top-most bureaucrat in the country, gets Rs 2.5 lakh per month and a Secretary in the Union government draws Rs 2.25 lakh per month
Inaugurating the 37th India International Trade Fair (IITF) at Pragati Maidan here, he said the country is recognised as a bright spot of the global economy and the world has acknowledged the change in its business environment.
Swati, who doesn't use a surname, was a cabin crew on Air India's long-haul Boeing 787 and Boeing 777 flights, but for nearly a month now she has been deputed with Air India's integration department at the airline's headquarters here, the official said.
Speaking at the valedictory function of the World Food India, Kovind said, "Food is culture – but food is also commerce. India’s food consumption is currently valued at US 370 billion. It is expected to reach USD 1 trillion by 2025, in less than a decade. There are opportunities across the entire food value chain in India."
The President, while speaking at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi campus here during its 48th convocation, said all great universities of the world have a deep and thriving engagement between old students and the institution