Dear Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam  ji, Shri N. Ravi, Shri  G. Viswanathan, Shri S. Rajnikanth, Shri Gurumurthy, Readers of Thuglak Admirers of late Shri. Cho Ramaswamy   And the people of Tamil Nadu.   Vanakkam. Iniya Pongal nalvazhthukkal We have gathered at a very auspicious time. Yesterday my Telugu sisters and […]

Text of PM’s address via video conference, at the “47th ...


The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has saluted the courage & invaluable service of the Indian Army, on the occasion of Army Day. “Greetings to all soldiers, veterans & their families on Army Day. We salute the courage & invaluable service of the Indian Army. Indian Army always leads from […]

PM salutes Indian Army on the occasion of Army Day


The international crude oil price of Indian Basket as computed/published today by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas was US$ 54.64 per barrel (bbl) on 09.01.2017. This was lower than the price of US$ 55.06 per bbl on previous publishing day of […]

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 54.64 ...



Department of Youth Affairs of Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, organizes every year the National Youth Festival on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, the greatest Youth Icon from 12th to 16th January. Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Vijay Goel, in a statement said that […]

National Youth Festival with the theme Youth for Digital India ...


The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has expressed delight over 10 million downloads of BHIM App in a span of 10 days. ” Delighted to know that in a span of 10 days there have been over 10 million downloads of the BHIM App. BHIM App has made transactions faster […]

PM delighted over 10 million downloads of BHIM App in ...


With a view to have wider consultations among various stakeholders to brain-storm new ideas for solutions to various issues of water sector the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation has organized the third National conference called “Jal Manthan-III” on January 13, 2017 in New Delhi. Union Minister […]

Jal Manthan –III to be held on January 13, 2017



Announcement of new Passport Rules In order to streamline, liberalize and ease the process of issue of passport, the Ministry of External Affairs has taken a number of steps in the realm of passport policy which is expected to benefit the citizens of India applying for a passport. The details […]

Announcement of new Passport Rules


The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee addressed the Centenary Year Celebrations of the Federation of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FTAPCCI) today (December 23, 2016) in Hyderabad. Speaking on the occasion, the President said India is on the cusp of a leap towards a higher […]

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THE SCIENCE OF YOGA (Fragmentary notes of a lecture recorded by Ida Ansell and reprinted from Vedanta and the West, July-August 1957.) (Delivered at Tucker Hall, Alameda, California, on April 13, 1900) The old Sanskrit word Yoga is defined as [Chittavrittinirodha]. It means that Yoga is the science that teaches […]

The Science of Yoga – Swami Vivekananda



Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Distinguished Members of the U.S. Congress Ladies and Gentlemen.I am deeply honoured by the invitation to address this Joint Meeting of the U.S. Congress.Thank you, Mr. Speaker for opening the doors of this magnificent Capitol.This temple of democracy has encouraged and empowered other democracies the […]

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