She covered the nearly two km distance,accompanied by officials, from Raj Nivas to the garden, on her bicycle.
She also travelled in the 'joy train' in the garden` along with other visitors to the exhibition.
After visiting a stall earmarked in the flower show for the supporters of honey bee farming, the Lt Governor told the officials of the Agriculture Department, the organiser of the annual flower festival, that honey bee farming activity should be propagated among the me...
Bihar is the first state where this course has been launched, Regional Director of NIOS Sanjay Kumar Sinha said.
Around 22,000 people have enrolled in different districts for the first academic session which would start from March, Sinha and chief of State Health Society Bihar L B Singh said in a joint statement here today.
The target is to train about four lakh people to make them multi-purpose health workers in the next five year, they said, adding the course would help people ke...
The scope of this partnership is to create a world-class aero skills academy in collaboration with academia and industry based in the state capital, said the official release.
"The project deliverables include identifying skill gaps, designing courses and enabling EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) and DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) certifications for the academy and its courses," it said.
This partnership focuses on developing skills across youth as wel...
The move came after a series of videos were posted online by personnel from the army, IAF and central police forces regarding various conditions that they work under.
The WhatsApp number to register complaints is - +91 9643300008.
Officials said that that there is an existing system of grievance redressal within the army which is prompt. "But in case a soldier has exhausted all grievance redressal forums and is still not happy, he may contact the Army Chief's office through the new number," an official said.
The festival will witnessed participation of more than 185 authors representing over 22 languages from India and abroad.
Sixteen foreign authors from ten countries, including Randy Taguchi from Japan, Carlo Pizaati and Giampaolo Simi from Italy, Francois Gautier and Nicoloi Idier from France will participate in the festival besides celebrities like Asha Parekh and Shatrughan Sinha. Among the Indian writers who would participate in the programme include Damodar Mauzo, Subhash Kashyap, Makarand Paranjpe, and Narendra Kohli.
Head of State Horticulture Research and Development Institute (SHRDI) Egam Basar said the institute will provide the state quality planting materials and technology transfer for temperate horticulture.
“The other temperate crops producing states of the country have almost exhausted its primary land for cultivation. But the vast suitable and unexplored land in Arunachal Pradesh will offer huge scope for future expansion,” Basar said.
“The dream cherished since independence of the country to make country prosperous is being realised now under the leadership of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi…New environment has been created in the country by ‘Make in India’, ‘Start Up India’ and ‘Swach Bharat’ like campaigns. Madhya Pradesh is playing an important role in this. All the cities of the state will be free from open defecation till March 31”, said Chouhan.
He said in order to encourage cashless transactions; internet connectivity would be expanded in Madhya Pradesh and electricity poles would be utilised to lay lines. To eradicate the doubts of cashless transactions, suggestion on transaction insurance has been given to the union government.
Chouhan has announced that an ideal model is being developed for overall activities of agricultu...
As per the scheme, the poor will get tasty plateful meals at the rate of Rs. 5 per head.
CM also announced that a new law to give every citizen housing facility would be legislated to help the houseless and landless poor get housing facility. By 2018, at least 5 lakh housing units in urban areas and 8 lakh houses in rural areas would be constructed.
"On the 68th Republic day, Indian troops presented sweets to the Pakistan Army personnel at Poonch-Rawalakot and Hot Spring-Mendhar crossing points on the LoC as part of confidence building measures.
"Pakistan Army officials reciprocated the gesture by presenting sweets in return to the Indian delegation," Defence Ministry spokesman, told Lt Col Manish Mehta.
Union Minister Mahesh Sharma on Thursday inaugurated the event showcasing the country's diverse culture, cuisines and handicrafts.
Designated as the nodal ministry for the event, the Tourism Ministry said the aim of the event is to generate a patriotic mood, promote the rich cultural diversity of the country, ensure wider participation of the general public and to popularise the idea of "Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat" (United In...
Purushottam Sawrikar, a Sydney-based medical practitioner, received Order of Australia medal for the year 2017 announced on the Australia Day in General division category for his service to medicine, and to the Indian community.
Sawrikar was a former President of Australian Indian Medical Graduates Association and also founded a community radio called Akashwani Sydney.