Day: December 25, 2019

Sport in 2019: Twelve big moments in pictures

The action was spectacular, exciting and colourful for 12 months around the globe, but the thrilling and sometimes surprising images also caught the wider significance of modern sport. Megan Rapinoe Megan Rapinoe lapped up the rapturous reception when the US women’s football team appeared in New York on […]

Pope Francis ushers in Christmas with message of ‘unconditional love’

Pope Francis ushered in Christmas on Wednesday for the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics with a message of unconditional love, saying “God continues to love us all, even the worst of us”. “You may have mistaken ideas, you may have made a complete mess of things, but the Lord […]

Merrily on high: US astronauts help track Santa’s delivery route

For decades, the Canadian and American defense agency NORAD has provided updates on Santa Claus’s international gift delivery route, but this year, for the first time, US astronauts lent a hand. “We have obtained visual confirmation that Santa is currently traveling south over India,” Andrew Morgan said via […]

Handbook for Retiring Central Government Employees and Smart Card facility for Department Canteen of DoPT launched

The MoS (PP) Dr Jitendra Singh launched the ‘Good Governance Index’ at an event organized by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, on the occasion of Good Governance Day, here today. The Good Governance Day is observed on the birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Shri […]

PM greets the nation on Christmas

open view news desk The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has conveyed his greetings to the nation on Christmas. “Merry Christmas! We remember, with immense joy, the noble thoughts of Jesus Christ. He epitomised spirit of service and compassion, devoting his life towards alleviating human suffering. His teachings […]

Prime Minister Launches Atal Bhujal Yojana

Strategic Tunnel under Rohtang Pass named after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Drinking water through taps will be provided to every household: Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Atal Bhujal Yojana will be implemented through Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) in 8350 villages in seven States open view news desk […]

Pope marks joyful Christmas Eve after less-than-joyful year

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis assured the faithful on Christmas Eve that God loves everyone — “even the worst of us” — as he celebrated the joyous birth of Christ after a less-than-joyful year of scandals and opposition. With a choir singing the classic Christmas hymn “The First […]

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