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I&B | 50th IFFI announces International Jury and Films in International Competition Section

International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

PIB News Update:Mr. John Bailey, Cinematographer and Ex. President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences will chair the International Jury of 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). French filmmaker Mr. Robin Campillo who was also a member of the Cannes International Jury 2019, renowned Chinese filmmaker Mr. Zhang Yang and Ms. Lynne… Read More

MoD | 73rd Infantry Day Celebrations : Curtain Raiser

73rd Infantry Day Celebrations Curtain Raiser

PIB News Update:Infantry celebrates 27th October each year as Infantry Day to commemorate the first engagement with an armed adversary post independence. In response to the threat posed to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our nation, on this day in 1947, the leading elements of the Indian Army  air landed at Srinagar and fought Pakistani tribesmen… Read More

Finance Minister at the IMF – World Bank Annual Meetings 2019

Finance Minister at the IMF - World Bank Annual Meetings 2019

PIB News Update:Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman led the Indian delegation to the Annual Meetings Plenary session of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group held in Washington DC yesterday . She also attended the Working Lunch Session of the Development Committee (DC), the ministerial-level committee of the IMF and … Read More

I&B | IFFI announces Films in Debut Competition

IFFI announces Films in Debut Competition

PIB News Update:The 50th International Film Festival of India announced the films in Debut Competition section of the festival. The festival which has been launch pad to several filmmakers over the past 50 years aims at bringing the best first time filmmakers of the year in this section.

Algerian film Abou Leila directed by Amin Sidi-Boumedine, Korean … Read More

ECI | Police Observer of Nashik and 1 RO of 125 Nashik West Dist replaced

ECI Voting

PIB News Update | The Election Commission of India has replaced Police Observer of  Nashik and one RO of  Nashik district after reviewing the electoral preparedness of the state of Maharashtra. Police Observer was removed for not performing the task of observation satisfactorily. On the basis of input regarding progress of photo voter slip distribution,

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Raksha Mantri gives nod for girls to enter Sainik Schools

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh approves decisions regarding re-organisation of Army Headquarters

PIB News Update:Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal for admission of girl children in Sainik schools w.e.f. academic session 2021-22 in a phased manner. The decision has been taken following the success of the pilot project started by the Ministry of Defence for admission of girl children in Sainik School Chhingchhip in Mizoram two years… Read More

MoD | DRDO signs 30 agreements on Technology Transfer

DRDO signs 30 agreements on Technology Transfer

PIB News Update: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has signed 30 licensing agreements for Transfer of Technology (ToT) with 16 Indian companies, including three start-ups, at Vibrant Goa Global Expo and Summit 2019, which is being held at Goa University, Taleigao, Goa between October 17-19, 2019.

The DRDO develops technologies for… Read More

MoD | Army Commanders Conference concludes

Army Commanders Conference

PIB News Update: Hon’ble Raksha Mantri addressed the Army Commanders and the Army hierarchy on 18 Oct 19 and conveyed extreme happiness on meeting all senior Army officers in first of its kind event in his tenure.  Raksha Mantri narrated personal experiences and emotions relating to Armed Forces from his student  & political life.

Raksha Mantri singled… Read More

MoD | EX EASTERN BRIDGE-V- Royal Air Force Oman & Indian Air Force Bilateral Joint Exercise


PIB News Update: Indian Air Force is participating in a Bilateral Joint exercise with Royal Air Force Oman (RAFO), named EX EASTERN BRIDGE-V, scheduled from 17-26 Oct 19, at Air Force Base Masirah. The last exercise, EX EASTERN BRIDGE-IV was held in 2017 at Jamnagar. For the first time, MiG-29 fighter aircraft will be participating in an International Exercise… Read More

DAE | Curtain Raiser to mark Centenary Celebrations of Dr Vikram Sarabhai

Curtain Raiser to mark Centenary Celebrations of Dr Vikram Sarabhai

PIB News Update: As a part of the year-long Birth Centenary celebrations of Dr. Vikram Sarabhai, the Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Space have organized a two day programme  in Mumbai beginning from today. The programme was a curtain raiser to commemorate Dr. Vikram Sarabhai’s contribution towards DAE.

A number of  contemporaries of Dr. … Read More

NITI Aayog launches the India Innovation Index 2019

NITI Aayog launches India Innovation Index 2019

PIB News Update:NITI Aayog with Institute for Competitiveness as the knowledge partner released the India Innovation Index (III) 2019. Karnataka is the most innovative major state in India. Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Telangana, Haryana, Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Gujarat, and Andhra Pradesh form the remaining top ten major states respectively.… Read More