Independence Day 2018: President Ram Nath Kovind reminds all of Gandhiji's 'ahimsa'
Stating that violence has no place in the society, President Ram Nath Kovind pleaded that contentious issues and extraneous debates should not be allowed to distract the country which was at the cusp of achieving many long-awaited goals.
Ayushman Bharat to be launched on September 25; to benefit 500 mn citizens
PM Narendra Modi announced that his government will launch a healthcare scheme on September 25 which will benefit 500 million citizens of the country. The scheme aims to provide a coverage of Rs 500,000 per family annually, benefiting more than 100 million poor families.
Japan's Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu inaugurated LIXIL's ceramicware manufacturing facility at Bhimadole in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district. This is the Japanese company's first manufacturing facility in the country.
The flag hoisting ceremony on 72nd Independence Day was held at the Consulate premises at 0900 hrs. The Consul General unfurled the Tricolour and read out President’s address. The ceremony was attended by a diverse cross-section of Indian diaspora including members from senior government and business leaders, City Councillors, members of the Indian community, ethnic media, academicians, students and friends of India.
Consulate General of India hosted a reception on 72nd Independence Day at ‘The Calyx’, Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney. The reception was graced by Hon. Ray Williams MP, Minister for Multiculturalism, and Minister for Disability Services, who represented NSW Premier. Thanks to ministers, members of oppsition, councillors, DFAT , Indian diaspora and friends, who attended the event.
SVCC, CGI Sydney in association with ILASA organized Hindi Poetry Recitation "Kavi Goshthi" on 3rd August 2018.
SVCC, CGI Sydney in association with Heartfulness Meditation Australia organised first meditation session on Wednesday, August 1, 2018.