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President Pranab Mukherjee wishes Bangladesh on eve of its National Day

President Pranab Mukherjee wishes Bangladesh on eve of its National Day

🕔20:27, 26.Mar 2017

New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday extended his greetings to the people and government of Bangladesh on the eve of their National Day, according to an official statement. “On behalf of the government, the people of India

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Pranab, Modi condemn London attack

Pranab, Modi condemn London attack

🕔14:08, 23.Mar 2017

New Delhi, March 23  President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday denounced the terror attack outside British Parliament which claimed five lives.“Shocked to hear of (the) terrorist attack in London; condolences to bereaved families and prayers for

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Adityanath meets Modi, discusses UP

Adityanath meets Modi, discusses UP

🕔11:21, 21.Mar 2017

New Delhi, March 21  Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday and discussed several issues related to the state.The hour-long meeting between the two leaders was held at Parliament House.Precise details of what

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Parrikar to be Goa CM on Tuesday, Jaitley gets additional charge of defence

Parrikar to be Goa CM on Tuesday, Jaitley gets additional charge of defence

🕔09:16, 14.Mar 2017

New Delhi, March 14  Over two years after he quit as Chief Minister of Goa to become the nation’s Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar is set to take over the coastal state’s mantle again on Tuesday at the head of a BJP-led

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President wants financing norms eased for innovation start-ups

President wants financing norms eased for innovation start-ups

🕔09:39, 11.Mar 2017

New Delhi, March 11  President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday called for a change in the policies and arrangements for financing innovation start-ups to make them far less complex. Addressing a roundtable on start-up, incubation and financing innovations on the last

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President congratulates IISc for figuring in world top 10

President congratulates IISc for figuring in world top 10

🕔10:15, 9.Mar 2017

New Delhi, March 9  President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday congratulated the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, for figuring in the list of top 10 institutions in the “Best Small Universities” category of the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings 2017.In

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India needs deterrent power despite being responsible: President

India needs deterrent power despite being responsible: President

🕔13:17, 3.Mar 2017

Chennai, March 3  President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that India is a responsible power in a multi-polar and multilateral world but needs a strong deterrent against those who hinder the country’s progress and security.He made the remarks after presenting

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Indian judicial system needs major changes : President

Indian judicial system needs major changes : President

🕔23:41, 22.Feb 2017

New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said Indian judicial system established decades ago require major changes. Speaking after receiving the first copy of a book: “Judicial Reforms – Recent Global Trends” from Prime Minister Narendra Modi at

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Rashtrpati Bhavan to get Solar power project on Friday

Rashtrpati Bhavan to get Solar power project on Friday

🕔08:39, 10.Feb 2017

New Delhi, Feb 10  President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the first phase of a solar power project in the President’s Estate on Friday, an official release said.The project would generate 670 KW of solar power through rooftop solar panels installed

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President uses buggy to arrive at Parliament

President uses buggy to arrive at Parliament

🕔14:32, 31.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 31  President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday used the traditional gold-plated horse-drawn buggy to arrive at Parliament House to address a joint sitting of both houses, marking the opening of the Budget session.Mukherjee, seated on the teak wood

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Parliament’s budget session historic: President

Parliament’s budget session historic: President

🕔13:37, 31.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 31  President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said the Budget Session of Parliament was historic as it heralded the advancement of the budget cycle as also the merger of the railway budget with general budget.“This is a historic

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Government assures healthcare for all: President

Government assures healthcare for all: President

🕔13:10, 31.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 31  President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said that the government has taken several initiatives to provide healthcare to all, including an immunisation programme that helped 55 lakh children.“My government has taken several initiatives in the healthcare sector,

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India gave ‘fitting reply’ with surgical strike: President

India gave ‘fitting reply’ with surgical strike: President

🕔13:07, 31.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 31  India gave a “fitting reply” to Pakistan by conducting a surgical strike on terror launch pads in Pakistani territory, President Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday.“My government has taken decisive steps to give a fitting reply to

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Farmer-oriented schemes resulted in increase of crop yield: President

Farmer-oriented schemes resulted in increase of crop yield: President

🕔12:48, 31.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 31 President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said the “favourable monsoon” supplemented by “farmer-oriented schemes” of the government has resulted in increased crop yields.“A favourable monsoon supplemented by farmer-oriented schemes has increased the acreage and yield of most Kharif

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Rs 2 lakh crore provided for micro entrepreneurial units: President

Rs 2 lakh crore provided for micro entrepreneurial units: President

🕔12:47, 31.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 31  President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said the government has provided over Rs 2 lakh crore for the development and refinancing of micro entrepreneurial units under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana.Addressing the joint session of the two

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Government will welcome EC decision on simultaneous polls: President

Government will welcome EC decision on simultaneous polls: President

🕔12:45, 31.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 31  President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said the government will welcome any decision taken by the Election Commission on simultaneous polls to the assemblies and Lok Sabha, in consultation with political parties.Addressing the joint session of the

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1.4 lakh Indian villages, 450 cities declared open defecation free: President

1.4 lakh Indian villages, 450 cities declared open defecation free: President

🕔12:44, 31.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 31  President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday hailed the nation for declaring “over 1.4 lakh villages, 450 cities, 77 districts and three states as open defecation free”.“My government salutes the strength of the janashakti (peoples’ power) to constructively

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President says trade turnover with UAE impressive, invites more investment

President says trade turnover with UAE impressive, invites more investment

🕔10:04, 27.Jan 2017

By Pradeep Kashyap New Delhi, Jan 27  President Pranab Mukherjee has said that well-balanced bilateral trade turnover between India and United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been impressive as he invited UAE’s business houses to participate in India’s flagship programmes like

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Bengal business meet nets over Rs 2 lakh cr investment proposal

Bengal business meet nets over Rs 2 lakh cr investment proposal

🕔12:57, 21.Jan 2017

Kolkata, Jan 21  The two-day Bengal Global Business Summit organised by the state government has received investment proposals worth Rs 2,35,290 crore, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced here on Saturday.Addressing delegates on the concluding day of the meet, Banerjee said

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Mukherjee condoles death of former Portuguese President Soares

Mukherjee condoles death of former Portuguese President Soares

🕔10:28, 9.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 9  President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday condoled the death of former Portuguese President Mario Alberto Nobre Lopes Soares.In a message to his Portuguese counterpart Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, Mukherjee extended his “heartfelt condolences on behalf of the

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