Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu inaugurates 3rd edition of the "geopolitical" conference, "Raisina Dialogue". PM Modi and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj attend the inaugural session of the three-day event. This year's topic of Raisina Dialogue is Managing Disruptive Transitions - Ideas, Institutions, and. . . . .
The two-day International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) successfully concluded here today, setting the stage for taking the dialogue on resilient infrastructure forward at the global level. The Workshop was organized by the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) jointly with United. . . . .
NITI Aayog initiates the first course on Sustainable Urban Planning using Remote Sensing and GIS at IIT Kanpur's outreach center at Noida. Shri Ratan P. Watal, Principal Adviser, NITI Aayog inaugurated the first GIAN course on Sustainable Urban planning using remote sensing and GIS. . . . .
Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM), under the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, has launched a competition for college and university students to foster a culture of innovation and creativity in the youth. The competition - IPrism - invites students to submit films on. . . . .
The Union Ministry of Minority Affairs has decided to end Haj subsidy from this year as a part of its policy to empower minorities with dignity and without appeasement. This decision was taken based on the recommendations of Afzal Amanullah Committee and May 2012 Supreme Court order.
A national conclave was organized in the national capital dedicated to the martyrdom of four sons of Sikh's 10th Guru Gobind Singh Ji. Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani, Shiromani Akali Dal leader Sukhbir Badal and other dignitaries attended the programme organized by Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Prabandhak. . . . .