Monday, January 30, 2023

President Droupadi Murmu

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...

Murmu interacts with tea garden workers in Tripura

President Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday inaugurated the National Law University (NLU) at Narsingarh in West Tripura’s district after reaching the Northeastern state on a maiden two-day visit.Murmu reached Agartala at 11.15 am, and was received at the airport by...

Increase in girl students in technical edn will speed up country’s progress: Prez

President Droupadi Murmu on Sunday said the number of girl students should be increased in technical educational institutions to give more impetus to the progress of the country.Murmu was addressing 52nd convocation and closing ceremony of centenary year celebrations...