Mukherjee calls for higher education standards

Educational institutions in India should lift their game and rise up to international standards, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee said. “India needs world class universities. We have not produced a single Nobel Prize winner since Sir C V Raman,” he said, delivering the valedictory address of the 12th Annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas in Delhi on January 9. Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman…

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Samman Award for Fiji Ramakrishna Mission

The Indian Government honoured the Ramakrishna Mission in Fiji with the ‘Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award,’ at the Annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas held in Delhi on January 9, 2014. President Pranab Mukherjee presented the Award to Swami Tadananda, Secretary General of the Mission on the final day of the three-day convention of the Indian Diaspora at Vigyan Bhavan. Impressive credentials A…

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OCI Card a must for ‘Overseas Citizens of India’

Former Indian citizens on ‘Overseas Citizen of India’ (OCI) status must carry their OCI Card while travelling to India to avoid problems at the destination, an official of the Indian High Commission in Wellington said. Head of Chancery and Counsellor Sanjay Verma said that OCI cards are a form of identity which must be presented with the holder’s valid non-Indian…

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