Jair Bolsonaro Third Brazilian President To Attend Republic Day Parade
Monday, January 27, 2020, 8:21 AM
Brazilian-President Jair Messias Bolsonaro joined a select group of world leaders to have been chief-guest at Republic-Day celebrations in the past few-decades. He is also the third-President from Brazil to have been invited as the chief-guest for the Republic Day. Mr Bolsonaro watched the colourful parade at the majestic Rajpath along with President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi and a host of other leaders.
Madhya Pradesh Students To Recite Preamble To Constitution Every Saturday
Monday, January 27, 2020, 7:44 AM
On the eve of the Republic Day, students in schools across Madhya Pradesh started the practice to read out the preamble to the constitution after morning assembly prayers. Following Maharashtra, which issued a similar resolution on Tuesday, the Madhya Pradesh School Education Department issued a circular on Wednesday making the exercise compulsory in all government schools after the prayer meeting every Saturday.
Sundarbans Doctor, Guwahati Veterinarian Among Padma Shri Awardees
Monday, January 27, 2020, 7:43 AM
From conservation of Asian elephants to treating thousands of cancer patients at zero cost there are several awardees who were on Saturday selected for Padma Shri Award ahead of the 71st Republic Day. Ravi Kannan, also known Silchar's saviour, is a surgical oncologist from Chennai, who has treated over 70,000 cancer patients free of cost in Barak valley.