Wednesday October 24, 2018
Home World PM Narendra M...

PM Narendra Modi meets 3 Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awardees in Jerusalem

0
//
42
PM Narendra Modi
Projecting his government’s success in the areas of fighting terror and graft, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that there has not been a single blot of corruption against his regime. Source: Narendramodi.in
Republish
Reprint

Jerusalem, July 6, 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday met three prominent Indian-origin Israelis who are recipients of Pravasi Bharatiya Samman.

“Living bridges of excellence between #IndiaIsrael. PM meets three Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awardees from Israel,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.

Modi, who is on a three-day visit to Israel, met Eliyahu Bezalel, Sheikh Ansari and Dr Lael Anson Best.

Bezalel, who hails from Kochi, is the first Israeli of Indian-origin to receive the award in 2005. He has distinguished himself as an eminent agriculturist.

ALSO READ: First Hindi and now English, the Language War in Karnataka Continues

Ansari, who manages the Indian Hospice in Jerusalem, was honoured with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman in 2011.

Best, an accomplished cardiothoracic surgeon, was conferred with the award in 2017.

The Pravasi Bharatiya Samman (Overseas Indian Honour/Award) is instituted by the Indian government to honour Indian-origin people abroad for their exceptional and meritorious contribution in their chosen field and profession. (IANS)

Click here for reuse options!
Copyright 2017 NewsGram

Next Story

Twitter Celebrates Gandhi Jayanti

The micro-blogging site has also celebrated India's Independence Day, Republic Day, Diwali and International Day of Yoga with customised emojis.

0
Twitter
The Twitter logo appears on a phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.. VOA

Twitter India on Tuesday celebrated 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi with the announcement of a new customised “Gandhi Emoji”.

The “Gandhi Emoji” was officially launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the micro-blogging site, which features a caricature of the Father of the Nation.

“Users in India and across the world can use the “Gandhi Emoji” by using the hashtags #GandhiJayanti, #MKGandhi, #BapuAt150, #MahatmaGandhi, #MyGandhigiri, #MahatmaAt150, #NexusOfGood, among others,” Twitter India in a statement.

twitter
Mahatma Gandhi and Sarojini Naidu at the 1942 AICC session. Wikimedia Commons

The emoji will be live until October 8. It is available on both the actual app and Twitter Lite.

The micro-blogging site has also celebrated India’s Independence Day, Republic Day, Diwali and International Day of Yoga with customised emojis. (IANS)

Next Story