With a medal, a commemoration letter and a pat of encouragement on their shoulders, the President on Friday handed the National Child Award for Exceptional Achievement to 20 talented and brave children on the occasion of Children's Day.
To keep monkeys at bay during President Pranab Mukherjee's visit to Banke Behari temple in Vrindavan on November 16, the district administration had decided to deploy langurs but it had to abort the plan following outcry from wildlife activists.
President Pranab Mukherjee will pay a two-day visit to Bhutan beginning November 7 at the invitation of the King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck. This is going to be the first bilateral visit by a President of India to Bhutan in 26 years.
Encouraged by the response of first innovation scholars in-residence scheme, Rashtrapati Bhavan has invited applications for the second batch who will get to stay in the abode of country's First citizen for a week.