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Nation pays homage to Father of Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his 154th birth anniversary

Nation pays homage to the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on his 154th birth anniversary today. A series of functions are being organized across the country and by Indian Missions abroad. A Sarva Dharma Prarthana Sabha was organised at Bapu's Samadhi at Rajghat in the national capital. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat this morning. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, Dr.....


PM Narendra Modi chairs BJP CEC meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Central Election Committee (CEC) to finalize its candidates for the forthcoming assembly elections in Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.


Indian Embassy in Riyadh Joins #SwachhataHiSevaCampaign: A Clean India Commitment

The Indian Embassy in Riyadh has taken a big step towards a cleaner and more environmentally friendly India by joining the nationwide Swachhata Hi Seva campaign.


PM applauds & congratulates Harmilan Bains, Ajay Kumar Saroj, Jinson Johnson, Nandini Agasara, Sreeshankar Murali & Seema Punia on clinching medals for India at Asian Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Harmilan Bains on bringing home the Silver Medal in Women's 1500m event in the Asian Games. In his message, Mr Modi said it was a spectacular performance marked by zeal, passion and love for the sport.


Sensex closes above 65,800 mark; Nifty settles beyond 19,600 level

Domestic benchmark share indices today witnessed gains of around half a percent.


Akashvani to broadcast discussion on "Digital registration of Births and Deaths" in bilingual live phone-in programme ‘Public Speak’ on 2nd October

In our bilingual live phone-in programme, “Public Speak”, tomorrow at 9.30 PM, we will bring an insightful discussion on the topic of "Digital registration of Births and Deaths” with Sanjeev Kumar, Additional Registrar General of India.