National Knowledge Network (NKN) conceptualised by Government of India in 2010 has been successfully connecting educational and research institutions in the country and is currently perceived globally as a leading research and education network (REN).
Sri. M. Venkaiah Naidu was sworn in as the 15th vice president of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan on Friday morning. President Ramnath Kovind administered the oath of office to Naidu. Wearing his trademark white panche (lungi) and white shirt, Naidu took oath in Hindi in the name of god.
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Vice President elect Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that India is the most tolerant country in the world. “Agenda of politics should be development… People try to use minority issues for political purposes,” Naidu added. This comes after outgoing Vice President Hamid Ansari said that there is a sense of unease among the Muslims in the country.
Amid the ongoing standoff with China in the Doklam area, the Indian Army has reportedly ordered the people living near the border village to evacuate the area. Over 100 residents have been asked to vacate their houses on immediate basis.
The Government of Bhutan on Thursday refuted Chinese foreign ministry claims about Thimpu telling Beijing that the trilateral border stand-off area in Doklam in the Sikkim sector is not Bhutan’s territory.
Notwithstanding the Doklam standoff, Chinese military analysts say that India and China should sign a new boundary convention in the Sikkim sector to replace the 1890 Great Britain-China agreement and make it more contemporary.
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China is wallowing in its own mendacious propaganda on the Dokalam stand-off. Its claim about informing our local military personnel in advance about road building on its “sovereign territory” (why would they do that?) but receiving no response is deceitful. They claim goodwill as motive, contrary to China’s enduring ill-will towards India on border differences.