Thursday, December 1, 2022

President Droupadi Murmu

President Murmu stresses on empowering daughters

President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday stressed empowering daughters as she interacted with ASHA workers and women sportspersons of Haryana and learnt about their experiences in their respective fields.Murmu made these remarks during her two-day visit to Haryana.She said that...

Economic self-reliance empowers women: Prez

President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday said that making women economically independent is an effective way of empowering them.To make India a developed country, maximum participation of women is needed, she said while addressing a Women’s Self-Help Groups conference here.“Economic...

Need to learn about forest conservation from tribals: Murmu

President Droupadi Murmu on Tuesday underlined the need to learn from tribals on the conservation of forests given the major challenges being posed by issues like climate change and global warming.The President was addressing a ‘Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas’ programme...

WB Min comments on Prez’s looks; apologizes later

West Bengal Minister Akhil Giri on Saturday drew widespread criticism for making controversial remarks on President Droupadi Murmu.After a video clip of his comments went viral, Giri apologised for making such a remark.In a 17-second video clip, the authenticity...

Justice Chandrachud sworn in as 50th CJI

Justice Dhananjaya Yashwant Chandrachud, who was part of the Supreme Court benches that delivered several landmark verdicts including the Ayodhya land dispute case, was sworn in as the 50th Chief Justice of India on Wednesday.President Droupadi Murmu administered him...

Murmu arrives Sikkim on 2-day visit

President Droupadi Murmu arrived here on Friday on a two-day visit to Sikkim.She was received at Libing helipad by Governor Ganga Prasad, Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, besides senior civil and army officials.Murmu was given a guard of honour...

Murmu inaugurates projects in Mizoram

President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday inaugurated various education-related projects in Mizoram, including two girls’ hostels, a government college and the permanent campus of Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) here.Addressing the 17th convocation ceremony of Mizoram University (MZU), Murmu,...

Touched at being called daughter of Assam: Murmu

President Droupadi Murmu Friday said that she was touched at the gesture of Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma calling her a ‘daughter of the state’ and made her feel at home.Murmu lauded the Assam government for its various...

President Murmu flags off two trains in Tripura

President Droupadi Murmu on Thursday flagged-off two trains -- Agartala-Guwahati-Kolkata Special Express and Jan Shatabdi Express, which would run from Agartala to Khongsang in Manipur.The President, accompanied by Tripura Chief Minister Manik Saha, flagged-off the two trains of Northeast...

IIT Guwahati needs to nurture other institutes in NE: President

President Droupadi Murmu, on Thursday stressed the need to promote a knowledge-based society and the importance of technological solutions to the problems of the country, while highlighting the role of institutes of higher education in this regard.She was speaking...