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Navika Sagar Parikrama – Tarini Enters Cape Town, South Africa

Navika Sagar Parikrama

INSV Tarini entered Cape Town (South Africa) on 02 March 2018 during it’s maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. The vessel is skippered by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, and the crew comprises Lieutenant Commanders Pratibha Jamwal, P Swathi, and Lieutenants S … Read More

Vinay Kumar appointed Ambassador to Afghanistan

Vinay Kumar IFS

Shri Vinay Kumar IFS (1992) presently  Joint Secretary in Ministry Of External Affairs, has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Islamic Republic Of Afghanistan.He is expected to take up his assignment shortly. wishes Shri Vinay Kumar the very best.… Read More

High Powered Business Delegation to Baku

PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry (PHDCCI) in Support with Embassy of India, Baku and Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India is organizing “Best of India Show” in Baku, Azerbaijan from 13-16 March 2018. The delegation will leave from New Delhi at 9 am on 12th March and will be back on 16th night from Baku. Azerbaijan is oil rich country… Read More

M Subbarayudu IFS concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Bolivia

M Subbarayudu IFS

Shri Mandarapu Subbarayudu IFS (1994), presently Ambassador of India to Lima, has been concurrently accredited as the next Ambassador of India to Plurinational State of Bolivia, with residence in Lima.Shri Subbarayudu worked as an engineer in the public sector and lecturer at a premier technical university in India.
Shri Subbarayudu has served at the Ministry… Read More

Silver medals for Mary Kom & Seema Poonia in Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament, Bulgaria

MC Mary Kom and Seema Poonia

Indian stars Seema Poonia and MC Mary Kom have settled for Silver medals after losing in the final of 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing tournament at Sofia in Bulgaria . While Mary Kom lost to Bulgarian Sevda Asenova in the 48-kilogram title bout, Seema went down to Russian Anna Ivanova in the 81 kg final.

Overall, it was a fruitful outing for the Indian women, who ended… Read More

AAI signed MoU with Honeywell Technology Solutions

AAI Honeywell

Airports Authority of India (AAI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab Pvt. Ltd. to develop a long term collaboration in the field of aviation technologies, systems and procedures, with emphasis on improving safety, security, efficiency, capacity and environmental aspects of India’s aviation operations… Read More

India and UK upgrade joint research on clean water & clean energy

India and UK

UK-India research projects on ‘Water Quality Research’ and ‘Energy Demand Reduction in Built Environment’were launched today by Dr V K Saraswat, Member, National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog, Professor Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology (DST) India and Daniel Shah, Director, Research… Read More

Bengaluru to host Annual Conference on Pharma Industry & Medical Devices

india Medical Device 2018

“Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme announced by the Government, popularly called as ‘Namo-Care’, has the potential to turn India into the largest pharma manufacturer of the world in about three years”, Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Ananth Kumar, said while inaugurating the third edition… Read More

Ashok Das appointed Ambassador to Brazil

Ashok Das appointed Ambassador to Brazil

Shri Ashok Das IFS (1987), presently Additional Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Federative Republic of Brazil. He is expected to take up his assignment shortly.

Shri  Das is a career diplomat and joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1987.  He has served in India’s diplomatic missions… Read More

Foreign Tourist Arrivals registers 8.4% growth in January, 2018

Domestic and Foreign Tourist

Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI).

The following are the important highlights regarding FTAs and FTAs on e-Tourist Visa during the month of January, 2018:-

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs):Read More

Seven Garhwal Rifles Infantry Battalion inducted in South Sudan

Seven Garhwal Rifles

To support the United Nations efforts in bringing peace and normalcy in a war torn country of South Sudan, Indian Army is contributing approx 2300 personnel. Seven Garhwal Rifles Infantry battalion group of the Indian Army is currently being inducted to South Sudan from IGI Airport, New Delhi. It is a matter of great pride for the unit and the Garhwal Rifles Regiment,… Read More