New Delhi: Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde took oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India (CJI) this morning. President Ram Nath Kovind administered him the oath of office at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. Bobde succeeds Justice Ranjan Gogoi who retired yesterday. Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former…
Gift from India: President unveils Mahatma Gandhi’s bust in PhilippinesOctober 21, 2019
Manila: President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Manila, marking the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation and hoped that future generations would be inspired from his legacy of compassion, truth and ethics. President Kovind took part in the event at the Centre for Peace Education in…
President Kovind outlines Modi Govt’s goalsJune 20, 2019
$5 trillion economy, women empowerment, inclusive India, focus on Triple Talaq, NRC and One Nation One Poll New Delhi: In his customary joint address to Parliament, President Ram Nath Kovind this morning outlined the NDA Government’s objectives for “New India.” Stating that the Government plans to make India a 5-trillion dollar economy by 2024, President…
Pramoda Devi invites President for Jayachamaraja Wadiyar Birth CentenaryJune 20, 2019
Mysuru: Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, President of HH Srikantadatta Narasimharaja Wadiyar (HH SNW) Foundation, called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi inviting him to inaugurate the Birth Centenary celebrations of the last ruler of Mysore State Sri Jayachamaraja Wadiyar (Sri JCW) in city. The celebrations is being organised by SNW Foundation….
Suttur Seer greets PrezJune 16, 2019
Suttur Seer Sri Shivarathri Deshikendra Swamiji and Union Ministrer D.V. Sadanandagowda seen greeting President of India Ram Nath Kovind in New Delhi recently as Vice-Chancellor of JSS Academy of Higher Education and Research Dr. B. Suresh looks on.
Sadhguru’s Isha Outreach gets Rashtriya Khel Protsahan PuraskarSeptember 26, 2018
New Delhi: Isha Outreach, the social development branch of the Coimbatore-based Isha Foundation, received the Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puraskar for 2018 under the ‘Sports for Development’ category from President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, Founder of Isha Foundation, recieved the award on behalf of Isha Outreach, during the presentation of Sports and Adventure…
President signs ordinance on death penalty for child rapistsApril 22, 2018
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind this morning promulgated an ordinance to pave way for providing stringent punishment, including death penalty, for those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years. The Union Cabinet on Saturday approved the ordinance to allow Courts to award death penalty to those convicted of raping girls less…
Prof. R. Satyanarayana receives Padma Shri from PresidentApril 4, 2018
City musicologist Prof. R. Satyanarayana receiving Padma Shri in Music category from President Ram Nath Kovind at New Delhi recently.
M.S. Dhoni, Pankaj Advani receive Padma BhushanApril 3, 2018
New Delhi: M.S. Dhoni received country’s third highest civilian award, Padma Bhushan, from President Ram Nath Kovind yesterday. The former India captain, who holds the rank of Honorary Lieutenant Colonel, wore his official uniform of the Territorial Army for the ceremony. Apart from Dhoni, multiple billiards world champion Pankaj Advani also received the award for…
Padma Shri awards conferred on Srikanth, Somdev and MurlikantMarch 21, 2018
Ace men’s singles shuttler Kidambi Srikanth and former Asian Games gold medallist tennis player Somdev Devvarman received the country’s fourth-highest civilian award, Padma Shri, from President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi yesterday. Besides the duo, India’s first Paralympic gold medallist, Murlikant Petkar also received the Padma Shri on the occasion….