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Ladakh Cornerstone of India, Says President Murmu
State, Ladakh

Ladakh Cornerstone of India, Says President Murmu

Srinagar, Oct 31: President Droupadi Murmu commended Ladakh as the cornerstone of the nation and praised both the local administration and its people for their joint efforts in fostering peace and fostering multifaceted development. The President, along with the Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Brig BD Mishra (Retd) and Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Pande, was welcomed with a guard of honour upon her arrival. Addressing the Ladakh Foundation event in Leh, President Murmu expressed her pleasure at being present on Ladakh Foundation Day for the first time since its new identification as a Union Territory on October 31, 2019. She highlighted the ‘commendable progress’ in the UT and hailed the collaboration between the administration and the people in steering the region toward prosperi...
Mehbooba Mufti Re-Elected PDP President
State, Kashmir, Srinagar

Mehbooba Mufti Re-Elected PDP President

Srinagar, Oct 26: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti was on Thursday re-elected as president of the People’s Democratic Party for a term of three years. One of the party leaders, who was part of the election process said that Mehbooba Mufti was reelected as president at party headquarters in Srinagar. The election process was done through a voice vote, he said. He said that Vice President Abdul Rehman Veeri proposed the name of Mehbooba Mufti as the president, which was seconded by party general Secretary Gh Nabi Lone Hanjura. Mehbooba Mufti has been elected as the party president president for 4th term in a row. The election to the party’s highest post is held after every three years.
President Murmu mourns demise of legendary Indian spinner Bishan Singh Bedi
National

President Murmu mourns demise of legendary Indian spinner Bishan Singh Bedi

New Delhi, October 23: President Droupadi Murmu on Monday expressed grief on the demise of Amritsar-born legendary spinner Bishan Singh Bedi and said the former Indian cricket team captain was among those few who elevated spin bowling into an art. "In the demise of Bishan Singh Bedi, the country has lost one of its greatest sporting icons. Bishan Singh Bedi was among those few who elevated spin bowling into an art. He was also instrumental in the growth of cricket and cricketers. He was held in high esteem by the cricket fraternity," President Murmu posted on X (Formerly Twitter). President Murmu also conveyed her condolences to the members of his family, the large community of cricket lovers. "I convey my condolences to the members of his family, the large community of cricket...
Israel-Hamas war Day 12: US President Joe Biden arrives in Tel Aviv
International

Israel-Hamas war Day 12: US President Joe Biden arrives in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv, Israel, October 18: US President Joe Biden arrived in Tel Aviv on Wednesday to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and show support to its Middle Eastern ally as Israel entered into the 12th day of war against the Hamas terror group. The US President was received by PM Netanyahu and President Issac Herzog on the tarmac. The usual formalities for such a visit, such as a greeting by the full Israeli cabinet and religious leaders, etc were not observed. The US President's visit comes amid an explosion on a hospital in Gaza which claimed the lives of hundreds present in and near the premises. Biden on Wednesday departed for Israel from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. Security measures were significantly strengthened ahead of the US President's official visit ...
High Security at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine for Prez
Jammu, Reasi, State

High Security at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine for Prez

Katra, Oct 12: Security forces and J&K police personnel have been deployed at the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu’s  Reasi district ahead of the arrival of President Droupadi Murmu. As per report, Prez Murmu will inaugurate a skywalk project at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan today and another developmental project. SHO Katra, Nishant Gupta and DIG Udhampur-Reasi Range Suleman Choudhary reviewed the security arrangements. President Murmu will also pay obeisance at the shrine and will inaugurate two projects there.
New era of progress, peace and prosperity has begun in J&K: Murmu
State, Kashmir, National, Srinagar

New era of progress, peace and prosperity has begun in J&K: Murmu

Srinagar, Oct 11: President of India, Droupadi Murmu on Wednesday said Kashmir is taking a new turn and a new era of progress, peace and prosperity has begun in the region. She expressed confidence that the people of Jammu and Kashmir will continue to march ahead together on the path of peace, progress and patriotism. The President was addressing a civic reception hosted in her honour at Rajbhawan Srinagar. Murmu arrived on her first visit to the Valley on Wednesday after she became the country’s President. At the civic reception, the President said that today's Kashmir is taking a new turn following its heritage. “ A new era of progress, peace and prosperity has begun. There has been a massive change in infrastructure development, e-governance, healthcare, housing, women empow...
Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Thanks President Murmu for Attending University of Kashmir’s Convocation
State, Kashmir, Srinagar

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Thanks President Murmu for Attending University of Kashmir’s Convocation

Srinagar, Oct 11: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha expressed his appreciation for President Smt. Droupadi Murmu's presence at the University of Kashmir's Convocation. He commended the achievements of female graduates, acknowledging their self-assurance, bravery, and pioneering contributions in education and various fields, underscoring their role in advancing the Union Territory (UT) and promoting women's leadership in development. Sinha highlighted the Convocation's significance as a vital event in the academic calendar, signifying a milestone in the academic and professional journeys of students, as well as their contributions to India's progress. He emphasized the value of continuous learning in cultivating critical and analytical thinking, enabling individuals to continually contr...