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Indian Americans celebrate Republic Day outside embassy in Washington

Indian Americans celebrate Republic Day outside embassy in WashingtonEnthusiastic Indian Americans celebrated the 71st Republic Day outside the country's embassy in Washington DC with much fervour, even as a dozen pro-Khalistani supporters tried to dampen their spirit by raising anti-India slogans. While the diaspora celebrated the Republic Day, about 10-12 pro-Khalistani supporters present outside the embassy raised anti-India slogans and attempted to burn the tri-colour along with copies of the Indian Constitution. As per the US law, raising slogans and demonstrating against a country or any government is not unlawful. Pro Khalistani groups have misused this freedom for decades and have regularly attempted to embarrass Indian events in Washington. India's 71st Republic Day was celebrated in Washington, with Charge d'affaires at the Indian Embassy, Amit Kumar, unfurling the tricolour and reading out President Ram Nath Kovind's Republic Day address.


Men in Blue arrives in Hamilton to lock horns with Kiwis

Men in Blue arrives in Hamilton to lock horns with KiwisAfter winning 2nd T20 against New Zealand, Team India is all set to once again lock horns with Kiwis. Team India arrived in New Zealand's Hamilton on January 27. Captain Virat Kohli and Vice Captain Rohit Sharma were seen outside the hotel where their team would stay ahead of the match. Coach Ravi Shastri also accompanied them. T20 series between India and New Zealand is a five-match series, where Team India is leading by two matches. The 2nd T20 match was won by 7 wickets by India.


National capital continues to reel under cold waves

National capital continues to reel under cold wavesDelhi is continuously reeling under cold waves. The temperature has dropped down further to several degrees due to heavy snowfall in parts of North India. Pollution level is also not upto the mark here. Major pollutant PM 2.5, PM 10 was at 250 and 257 respectively, both in 'poor' category.


Credit goes to 'gau mata' for my Padma Shri: Bhajan singer Munna master

Credit goes to 'gau mata' for my Padma Shri: Bhajan singer Munna masterAhead of the Republic Day, the government has announced the list of 21 Padma Shri awardees for this year. One of the awardees includes a popular Muslim bhajan singer Munna Master. He belongs from a Muslim family of Bagaru in Rajasthan's Jaipur. He is carrying forward the family tradition of singing Ram-Krishna bhajans. While speaking to ANI, Munna Master said, "I haven't even thought that I will receive such kind of award. One should be faithful towards almighty because there is some power which is controlling all of us." "I would like to give credit to 'gau mata' (cow) for my award," he added. Munna Master has penned various Ram-Krishna bhajans and his book 'Shri Shyam Surabhi Vandana' is quite popular. In the Padma Shri awardee list, he is referred as the epitome of India's syncretism ethos who offers namaz, sings bhajans, knows Sanskrit and takes care of cows.


Such awards give encouragement to sports: PV Sindhu on named 'Padma Bhushan'

Such awards give encouragement to sports: PV Sindhu on named 'Padma Bhushan'The Government of India announced the Padma awards on January 25, a day before Republic Day. Shuttler PV Sindhu has been honoured with the Padma Bhushan award for excellence in the field of sports. She is the only Indian world champion in badminton. While speaking to ANI, PV Sindhu, said, "On evening of January 25, I got to know about my award and I am very much thankful to the ministry, Badminton Association of India (BAI), Sports Authority of India (SAI) and also the government of Andhra Pradesh. It's a very good encouragement to the sports and I am very much thankful." "These kinds of awards give us a lot of encouragement and a lot more," she added. 24-year-old Sindhu is among 16 persons named for the Padma Bhushan, the country's third highest civilian award. She is among the eight sportspersons who were named for the prestigious honour. PV Sindhu had won the Padma Shri award in 2015.


Air India distributes handmade seed flags to passengers to mark R-Day

Air India distributes handmade seed flags to passengers to mark R-DayNational airline Air India on Sunday distributed 30,000 handmade Indian flags to its passengers at Srinagar, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad airports to mark the 71st Republic Day. The airline also put up a hoarding at Srinagar's historic Lal Chowk, congratulating the people of Jammu and Kashmir. This is the first Republic Day after the abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution. Air India Spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar told ANI, "Today our country is celebrating Republic Day. To show our love towards our country and its people, we decided to do this gesture. We are distributing the flags at major airports. We also put up a big hoarding at Lal Chowk in Sri Nagar, which is the heart of the Valley. We wished people happy Republic Day through this gesture, which is a first in Air India's history," he said here. People received the gesture warmly and lauded the effort made by Air India.


Scotland Friends of India holds protest in support of CAA in Edinburgh

Scotland Friends of India holds protest in support of CAA in EdinburghScotland Friends of India held a protest in Edinburgh on Republic Day in support of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). The demonstrators held play cards reading 'we support minorities right to live with dignity'. The CAA grants citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Jains, Parsis, Buddhists and Christians fleeing religious persecution from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh and who came to India on or before December 31, 2014.


Providing assistance to agencies probing Sharjeel Imam: Jehanabad SP

Providing assistance to agencies probing Sharjeel Imam: Jehanabad SPBihar Police is providing required assistance to agencies probing the case of JNU student Sharjeel Imam for his controversial 'cut off Assam from India' remark. "Agencies probing the case had asked for the support of the Bihar Police. We are providing them with the required assistance," said Jehanabad Superintendent of Police, Maneesh when being asked about the raid at residence of Sharjeel Imam, who has been booked for a controversial comment. Imam, who hails from Jahanabad has been slapped with charges of sedition and inciting enmity between communities under Sections 124A, 153A and 505 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).


Last 30 years have had a huge reduction in poverty in India: Abhijit Banerjee

Last 30 years have had a huge reduction in poverty in India: Abhijit BanerjeeNobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee addressed a session at Jaipur Literature Festival. He talked about current situation of economy and poverty in India. He said, "Last 30 years have had a huge reduction in poverty in India. Poverty was 40 per cent in 1990, and now, it is less than 20 per cent. Since the population has grown, it is an enormous reduction in the number of poor people." He further added, "We have been witnessing some good indicators for the Indian economy for the last two months. But I cannot say how long will they last as fresh data are coming in."


Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi congratulates Assam govt for hosting 3rd Khelo India Youth Games

Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi congratulates Assam govt for hosting 3rd Khelo India Youth GamesPrime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the countrymen on his first edition of his radio show of 2020 on January 26. He congratulated government of Assam for successfully hosting third edition of Khelo India Youth Games in the state. The Prime Minister also congratulated the winners and participants of the games. PM Modi also informed that the Government has also decided to organise 'Khelo India University Games' every year on the lines of 'Khelo India Youth Games'. The maiden Khelo India University Games will be held in Odisha's Cuttack and Bhubaneswar from 22nd February to 1st March.


Republic Day celebrations held in Leh

Republic Day celebrations held in LehRepublic Day celebrations were held at Polo Ground in Leh. Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur received guard of honour. He also unfurled the national flag on the occasion. Lt Guv also addressed people on Republic Day. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day today.


This award is for people of J-K: PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig on being conferred Padma Bhushan

This award is for people of J-K: PDP leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig on being conferred Padma BhushanJammu and Kashmir PDP (Peoples Democratic Party) leader Muzaffar Hussain Baig has been awarded Padma Bhushan. Speaking on the honour, Muzaffar Hussain Baig said, "This award has not been conferred upon me but it is for the people of Jammu and Kashmir." The Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award in India.


Some people are dividing country in name of protest: RS Dy Chairman

Some people are dividing country in name of protest: RS Dy ChairmanDeputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Harivansh Narayan Singh on India's current situation said that in the name of protest, some people are vandalising public property and also talking about dividing the country. He said, "In the name of protest, some people are vandalising public property and also talking about dividing the country. Such kind of protests is taking place here because it is a democratic country. What kind of 'Azadi' do they want?"


Watch: CRPF woman bikes showcases daredevilry at Republic Day parade

Watch: CRPF woman bikes showcases daredevilry at Republic Day paradeWomen bikers of Central Reserve Police Force named as 'CRPF Women Daredevils' showcased their daring stunts at India's 71st Republic Day parade. Leading the Daredevils was Inspector Seema Nag, who was seen saluting while standing atop of a moving motorcycle.


Republic Day 2020: BSP, BGB exchange sweets at Indo-Bangladesh border

Republic Day 2020: BSP, BGB exchange sweets at Indo-Bangladesh borderThe Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) exchanged sweets and greetings on the occasion of Indian Republic Day. The goodwill gesture occurred along the West Bengal Siliguri border. The Army officials shook hands and greeted each other. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day.


Tricolor unfurls at Shaheen Bagh on Republic Day

Tricolor unfurls at Shaheen Bagh on Republic DayThe Indian national flag was unfurled by the protesters at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh on the occasion of Republic Day. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day. Protesters are protesting at Shaheen Bagh for over a month against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC).


Ecstatic fans throng at Eden Park in Auckland ahead of India, New Zealand match

Ecstatic fans throng at Eden Park in Auckland ahead of India, New Zealand matchEcstatic cricket fans started gathering outside the Eden Park stadium in Auckland for the second match of five matches T20I series between India and New Zealand on Jan 26. India won by six-wicket in the first T20I match against New Zealand. Fans also chanted "Jeetega bhai jeetega India jeetega". While speaking to ANI, few fans show their excitement for the match. While speaking to ANI, a fan said, "I am expecting India to win again. In the last game they played really well. I am expecting the whole team do well." "After winning the series with Australia, team India is in super confidence. We are looking super exciting match for tonight," another fan told ANI. "We hope India will win today's match also like we did in last game. We are hoping India will win the entire five T20 match," fan expressed his excitement to ANI.


Republic Day 2020: Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu hoists national flag in Jammu

Republic Day 2020: Lieutenant Governor GC Murmu hoists national flag in JammuLieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu hoisted the national flag in Jammu on Republic Day on Jan 26. He also extended his wishes to the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day. Speaking at the event, Murmu said, "Last year was the year of a major change for the people of JandK. The abrogation of temporary provisions has driven away the financial and legal obstacles between JandK and other parts of the country. It has united JandK to the country in its true sense."


Republic Day 2020: Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari hoist tricolor at their residence

Republic Day 2020: Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari hoist tricolor at their residenceDefence Minister Rajnath Singh hoisted national flag at his residence on Republic Day in Delhi on Jan 26. Defence Minister also distributed sweets to the officials who were present at his residence to celebrate the occasion. Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari also hoisted the tricolor at his residence in Delhi. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day.


Watch: ITBP personnel celebrate Republic Day 2020 at17,000 feet in Ladakh

Watch: ITBP personnel celebrate Republic Day 2020 at17,000 feet in LadakhIndo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel are celebrating Republic Day 2020 at 17,000 feet. The temperature in Ladakh at present is minus 20 degrees Celsius. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day.


Republic Day 2020: JP Nadda hoists tricolor at party headquarters in Delhi

Republic Day 2020: JP Nadda hoists tricolor at party headquarters in DelhiBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Jagat Prakash Nadda hoisted the tricolor at party headquarters on Republic Day in Delhi on Jan 26. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day. The Republic Day is celebrated to honour the historic date when the Indian constitution came into effect on January 26, 1950.


Republic Day 2020: RSS General Secretary Bhaiyaji Joshi unfurls tricolor

Republic Day 2020: RSS General Secretary Bhaiyaji Joshi unfurls tricolorRashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) General Secretary, Bhaiyaji Joshi hoisted the tricolor at RSS Headquarters in Nagpur on Jan 26. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day.


Republic Day 2020: Army conducts 'Run for Fun' marathon in JandK's Doda

Republic Day 2020: Army conducts 'Run for Fun' marathon in JandK's DodaA "Run for Fun" marathon was conducted on the occasion of Republic Day in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda on Jan 26. The event was organised by Indian Army to mark the auspicious day. "Run for Fun" programme was conducted form Ganpat Bridge to Sports stadium. Dressed up in track pants and sportswear, scores of people participated in the event with fervor and enthusiasm. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day today.


Republic Day 2020: Governor Banwarilal Purohit unfurls national flag in Chennai

Republic Day 2020: Governor Banwarilal Purohit unfurls national flag in ChennaiTamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit unfurled the national flag on Republic Day in Chennai on Jan 26. Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam were also present. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day. The Republic Day is celebrated to honour the historic date when the Indian constitution came into effect on January 26, 1950.


Republic Day 2020: IIT-Bombay students take out tricolor march in campus

Republic Day 2020: IIT-Bombay students take out tricolor march in campusStudents of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay took out a tricolor march in the campus on January 25 on the eve of Republic Day. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day. The Republic Day is celebrated to honour the historic date when the Indian constitution came into effect on January 26, 1950.


Indians looked upon themselves differently after 1983 victory: Ranveer Singh

Indians looked upon themselves differently after 1983 victory: Ranveer SinghThe first look poster of the upcoming film '83' was unveiled in Chennai on January 25 at a grand event. The event took place at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Bollywood actors Ranveer Singh, Jatin Sarna and Saqib Saleem came in style to attend the event. Former Indian Cricketer Kapil Dev, K Srikanth were also present during the poster launch function. The entire star cast of the film including Harrdy Sandhu, Tahir Raj Bhasin, Ammy Virk, Jatin Sarna and Chirag Patil were also present during the event. Director of the film Kabir Khan also marked his presence during the interactive session. Ranveer Singh is essaying the role of cricket legend Kapil Dev in the movie. Kapil Dev led Indian cricket team to World Cup victory in 1983. While addressing the media, Ranveer Singh said, "A lot of people who I interacted with in the past two years and speaking them about '83' they always echo the same thing that India was never the same after 1983 it was beyond cricket, sport. It changed attitude of the nation and suddenly Indians looked upon themselves differently.


Security beefed up in metro cities ahead of Republic Day

Security beefed up in metro cities ahead of Republic DayAhead of Republic Day, security has been tightened in the national capital. Several necessary arrangements have also been made to maintain the law and order situation in Delhi. Republic Day is celebrated to mark the day on which Constitution of India came into effect. On the other side, security has also been beefed up at Western Express Highway in Mumbai's Santacruz on eve of Republic Day. Republic Day is celebrated on January 26 every year.


Monuments lit up in tricolour across nation on Republic Day eve

Monuments lit up in tricolour across nation on Republic Day eveAhead of Republic Day, Old Secretariat lit up in tricolour in Bihar's Patna on January 25. Republic Day is celebrated to mark the day on which Constitution of India came into effect. On the other side, Kolkata Police headquarters, Raj Bhavan and The 42 also illuminated on the eve of Republic Day. Republic Day is celebrated on January 26 every year. Janata Bhawan, Gauhati High Court and Shraddhanjali Kanan also lit up on the eve of Republic Day in Assam's Guwahati.


Thankful to govt for honouring me with Padma Shri: Kangana Ranaut

Thankful to govt for honouring me with Padma Shri: Kangana RanautThe Government of India announced the Padma awards on January 25, a day before Republic Day. Kangana Ranaut has been honoured with the Padma Shri award for excellence in the field of film industry. While addressing the media, Kangana Ranaut spoke on Padma Shri Award and said, "I am very much thankful to Indian government for furnishing me with Padma Shri Award. I am also thankful to all those friends who are congratulating me and giving their well wishes and to all also those lovers for supporting me." "They have really helped me in achieving at this place," Kangana added. The Queen actress has earlier received three national awards for her outstanding work in films. Padma awards are conferred by the President at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhavan every year.


Watch: India Gate illuminates in tricolour on Republic Day eve

Watch: India Gate illuminates in tricolour on Republic Day eveIndia Gate was illuminated in tricolour on the eve of Republic Day. India is celebrating its 71st Republic Day this January 26. Several visitors were seen taking pictures on the occasion. A foreign visitor said, "It will be a nice day tomorrow. If I can come to see the Republic Day parade tomorrow, I will." Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro will be the chief guest for Republic Day parade.


Watch: Monuments across India light up on Republic Day eve

Watch: Monuments across India light up on Republic Day eveMonuments across India were lit up on Republic Day eve. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai illuminated with tricolour on the occasion. Rashtrpati Bhawan, Parliament in Delhi were also lit up on January 25 to mark the occasion. Madhya Pradesh Assembly and other government buildings were illuminated on the eve of 71st Republic Day. Meanwhile, lighting at Attari border on the evening of Republic Day was also witnessed. The country is witnessing its 71st Republic Day on January 26 this year.


Watch: UP Assembly building lights up on Republic Day eve

Watch: UP Assembly building lights up on Republic Day eveUttar Pradesh Assembly building was lit up on the eve of Republic Day. India is celebrating 71st Republic Day this January 26th. Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro will be the chief guest for Republic Day parade.


Asaduddin Owaisi condemns JNU student Sharjeel Imam's remark on Assam

Asaduddin Owaisi condemns JNU student Sharjeel Imam's remark on AssamAll India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi condemned the alleged statement made by Jawaharlal Nehru (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam on Assam. Owaisi said, "No one can break India or its region. It's a nation not hen's neck. If someone is making such statement, I don't' accept it. I condemn such rubbish." In a video which went viral on social media, Sharjeel Imam has called for cutting off Assam and north east from India.


Watch: Cultural programme held at Attari-Wagah border on Republic Day eve

Watch: Cultural programme held at Attari-Wagah border on Republic Day eveCultural programme was held at Attari-Wagah border in Punjab with great enthusiasm and patriotic zeal on the eve of Republic Day. Artist displayed different culture and tradition of the country by folk dances. The event was organised ahead of 'Beating the Retreat' ceremony. 'Beating the Retreat was started in 1959 as a goodwill gesture at Attari-Wagah border, the road checkpost between India and Pakistan. The ceremony is not only a daily drill performed by the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers but it has also emerged as a major tourist attraction on both sides of the Radcliff Line.


PM Modi thanks Brazil President for accepting India's invitation

PM Modi thanks Brazil President for accepting India's invitationPrime Minister Narendra Modi thanked Brazil President Jair Messias Bolsonaro for accepting India's invitation of attending Republic Day as Chief Guest. "Tomorrow at the Republic Day parade on Rajpath, you will witness the diversity of India. Brazil is also a country that celebrates many festivals with fervour. I thank you (President of Brazil) for accepting the invitation of India," said PM Modi. President of Brazil Jair Messias Bolsonaro and Prime Minister Narendra Modi witnessed exchange of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two countries including those on cybersecurity, bio-energy and health and medicine.


Delhi Lt Governor's message to citizens for 71st Republic Day

Delhi Lt Governor's message to citizens for 71st Republic DayLieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal has extended his warm greetings and good wishes to the people of Delhi and India ahead of 71st anniversary of Indian Republic. He also greeted police, armed forces and paramilitary forces on the occasion for their contribution. Lt. Governor Baijal urged the citizens to contribute towards a 'Nation Building.'He appealed people of Delhi to contribute towards green and clean city.The nation will celebrate the 71st Republic Day tomorrow.


Brazilian President meets PM Modi

Brazilian President meets PM ModiBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House on January 25. They held delegation level talks. President Bolsonaro is on 4-day visit to India as Chief Guest for Republic Day.


Savarkar was first advocate of two-nation theory: Shashi Tharoor

Savarkar was first advocate of two-nation theory: Shashi TharoorCongress leader, Shashi Tharoor at Jaipur Literature Festival asserted that first advocate of two-nation theory was VD Savarkar. "The first advocate of the two-nation theory was actually VD Savarkar, as head of Hindu Mahasabha, who called upon India to recognise Hindus and Muslims as two separate nations, 3 years before Muslim League passed the Pakistan resolution in Lahore," said Shashi Tharoor.


President Bolsonaro pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat

President Bolsonaro pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj GhatPresident of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Raj Ghat. President Bolsonaro also signed visitors' book. Earlier today, he received ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Brazilian President also received guard of honour in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind. President Bolsonaro is on a 4-day visit to India as Chief Guest for Republic Day.


Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro receives ceremonial reception

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro receives ceremonial receptionPresident of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro received ceremonial reception at RashtrapatI Bhavan on January 25. Brazilian President also received guard of honour in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind. President Bolsonaro is on a 4-day visit to India as Chief Guest of Republic Day.


Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro meets EAM Jaishankar

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro meets EAM JaishankarPresident of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro met EAM S Jaishankar in Delhi on January 25. Brazilian President arrived in India on Jan 24 for a 4-day visit. Bolsonaro will review the Republic Day 2020 parade as Chief Guest.


Ahead of Republic Day, full dress rehearsal organised in J-K's Doda

Ahead of Republic Day, full dress rehearsal organised in J-K's DodaA full dress rehearsal was held ahead of Republic Day celebrations at Sports Stadium in J-K's Doda. Additional Deputy Commissioner Kishori Lal Sharma unfurled the tricolor. The Republic Day is celebrated to mark the day on which Constitution of India came into effect. The nation is celebrating 71st Republic Day, this year. The Republic Day is celebrated on Jan 26, every year.


Knight Frank Executive Director suggests steps to combat slowdown in housing sector

Knight Frank Executive Director suggests steps to combat slowdown in housing sectorKnight Frank India Executive Director - North Mudassir Zaidi on January 24 explained the reasons of slowdown in residential housing sector. He said, "Residential housing sector is going through a huge slowdown and at the moment it is going through a crisis of existence. The main issue is in regard to availability of liquidity." To end the slowdown he suggested two solutions, first is availability of liquidity and second is to help increase demand.


CM Gehlot inaugurates Jaipur Literature Festival

CM Gehlot inaugurates Jaipur Literature FestivalChief Minister Ashok Gehlot inaugurated the 13th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival. During the inaugural function of the 5-day event, CM Gehlot and other guests released the English title 'Timeless Tales from Marwar' of 'Batan Ri Phulwari'. On this occasion, CM said, "I hope that discussions and sessions on literature, culture and various other subjects in this event will inspire the new generation." CM Gehlot said that the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) has completed 12 years of its journey and during this period, the festival has carved its niche not only in India, but in the entire world. He said that every year the authors and litterateurs, readers and art lovers wait for this festival and they come here to listen to each other and share about literature through dialogue.


UNDP projected I-T Appellate Tribunal case study as role model: CJI Bobde

UNDP projected I-T Appellate Tribunal case study as role model: CJI BobdeChief Justice of India, SA Bobde attended '79th Foundation Day of Income Tax Appellate Tribunal' (ITAT) in Delhi on Jan 24. Speaking at the event, CJI said, "In 2008, the UN's Development Program picked up Indian Income Tax Appellate Tribunal as a case study of success story from developing world and projected it as a role model at UNDP event in New York for other developing nations."


Coronavirus: International SOS Medical Director gives precautionary advice

Coronavirus: International SOS Medical Director gives precautionary adviceIn December, public health officials from China informed the World Health Organization (WHO) that they had a problem. An unknown new virus was causing pneumonia-like illness in the city of Wuhan. They quickly determined that it was coronavirus which was rapidly spreading through and outside of Wuhan. The majority of the illnesses are in Wuhan, but cases have been reported in South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Macau, Hong Kong, and the US. While speaking to ANI in Mumbai, the Medical Director at International SOS in India Dr Rahul Kalia spoke about coronavirus. He said, "The coronavirus is a type of virus and it is a family of a virus. It's a mutated virus which infects large number of people. It is aggressive virus which causes severe symptoms and the severity of illness means there will be illness like Pneumonia." "We are a global organization and all our business clients are in touch with us. Our assistance centers are very busy with our clients and the common reason is to get advice and we are up to give the support because we have all the important ground reports," Dr Rahul Kalia further stated. He also gave precautionary advice to battle outbreak.


Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrives in India

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrives in IndiaBrazilian President Jair Bolsonaro arrived in India for a 4-day visit. He was accompanied by his family. A traditional dance performance by artists welcomed him at the airport. Bolsonaro is the Chief Guest of Republic Day 2020.


PM Modi felicitates Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 awardees

PM Modi felicitates Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 awardeesAhead of Republic Day 2020 Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with recipients of Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 on January 24. He felicitated the awardees of Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 and interacted with them. President of India Ram Nath Kovind presented Rashtriya Bal Puraskar 2020 on January 22.


International SOS in India keeping close eye on coronavirus: Medical Director

International SOS in India keeping close eye on coronavirus: Medical DirectorIn December, public health officials from China informed the World Health Organization (WHO) that they had a problem. An unknown new virus was causing pneumonia-like illness in the city of Wuhan. They quickly determined that it was Coronavirus which was rapidly spreading through and outside of Wuhan. The majority of the illnesses are in Wuhan, but cases have been reported in South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Macau, Hong Kong, and the US. While speaking to ANI in Mumbai, the Medical Director at International SOS in India Dr Rahul Kalia spoke about coronavirus. He said, "The coronavirus 2019 started to show up in Wuhan in China in December. We got complaint of pneumonia patients, respiratory problems and it spreads quite fast. Currently, 550 patients had been confirmed with this particular virus and there have been over 17 deaths till now." "Cases have also been reported in other Asian countries like Hong Kong, Philippines and Japan etc. At International SOS we have dedicated medical team and they are keeping close eye on development," he added. "We have information and experience in this domain and the previous H1N1 Pandemic really helped our members to keep an update on this development and even now the active monitoring is taking place," Dr Rahul Kalia further stated.


25 killed, 830 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in China

25 killed, 830 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in China25 have been killed and at least 830 confirmed cases of Coronavirus have been reported in China. Deadly virus Coronavirus has originated from the city of Wuhan and since then cases have been reported in several Asian cities. Authorities in Wuhan city have imposed a complete travel ban on locals. India and other countries have started screening process in order to prevent the outbreak of the virus.


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