Tag: Pranab Mukherjee

Polling to elect 14th President of India

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Polling is continuing in Parliament and state assemblies today (17 July 2017) for electing the 14th President of India. The counting of votes shall take place on 20 July. The term of office of President Pranab Mukherjee is ending on 24July, 2017. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the first few to

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Freedom to disagree and dispute intellectually must be protected as an essential pillar of democracy: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Staff Critical appraisals of our heroes and national icons of the past have been met with hostility and sometimes even violence. The freedom to doubt, disagree and dispute intellectually must be protected as an essential pillar of our democracy. Nothing should lie outside the realm of reason, and therefore of discussion and argument. Such

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Alcoholism and Substance Abuse are vices playing havoc in India and across the world: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee today said that the two vices – alcoholism and substance abuse – have caused havoc in the social life of our country as well as across the world. The president was presenting the National Awards for Outstanding Services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and

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Arunachal update – Prez’s rule faces SC hearing as Congress challenges the decision

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Arunachal Pradesh, which was taken under President’s rule on the ruling BJP-led NDA government’s advice, is now facing a decision-falter challenge at supreme court from Congress. A day after central rule imposition, Congress is all set to walk court galleries as it has braced itself up to throwing a challenge

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“Inspired teachers link individual goals of students to the national goals”

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee has underscored that an Inspired Teacher is a value-oriented, mission-driven, self-motivated and result-oriented individual who works towards impacting the environment in a positive manner through his own actions as well as by imparting knowledge among students to help them achieve their potential. An Inspired Teacher links the

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Indian film industry should look beyond markets and help nurture universal human values and inclusiveness: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk 62nd National Film Awards – India New Delhi: Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday took pride in stating that the mainstream Hindi cinema is internationally recognized but at the same time, he also empasised that focused efforts be made to project the regional films whose content is equally impressive and deserves global attention. The President was

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There should be significant increase in health expenditure: Pranab Mukherjee

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: President of India Pranab Mukherjee today said that a healthcare system, which is universally accessible, affordable and effective, is crucial for a developing country like India. The President was inaugurating the Mid-Term Meet 2015 of the National Interventional Council of the Cardiological Society of India in New Delhi today. The President

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Research must advance knowledge to improve the common man’s life: Pranab

Newsroom24x7 Reporter New Delhi, Jan. 6: President of India, Pranab Mukherjee has said that research endeavors must advance the realms of knowledge and improve the lives of the common people in a video message on the occasion of the presentation of Infosys Prize 2014 organized by the Infosys Science Foundation yesterday (January 5, 2015) in

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