President Ram Nath Kovind today said girls often outscore boys in board examinations, colleges and universities, but their number is "distressingly low" in the IITs and it has to increase.
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the demise of Sindhi spiritual leader Sadhu J.P. Vaswani, who passed away in Pune on Thursday.
Narendra Modi held talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to review the entire gamut of bilateral ties.
President Ram Nath Kovind praised the practice of the Uniform Civil Code in Goa, saying it is truly reflective of the values of equality in the Indian Constitution.
President Ram Nath Kovind said on Saturday that the tenacity of Indian women students and their growing academic prowess would prove to be a "game changer" for India, while also calling Goa's promotion of girl's education a model for other states.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi met the visiting Bhutanese Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, here today and discussed ways to further strengthen the "special bond" between India and Bhutan.
Tobgay will arrive here on a 3-day visit during which both sides are expected to deliberate on a range of issues including defence, security and strategic cooperation.
Narendra Modi today held a session with India's heads of missions in foreign countries on the last day of a three-day conference during which the country's foreign policy priorities were deliberated upon.
Moon will visit India from July 8 to 11, his presidential office said, and hold a summit with Modi where their discussions are expected to focus on economic cooperation.
India on Monday announced a $100 million line of credit to Seychelles to strengthen its defence capabilities and maritime infrastructure.