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India's First Woman President Takes Charge, Outlines Vision

Pratibha PatilNew Delhi: Pratibha Patil made history by becoming the country’s first woman President. Ms.

Pratibha to be Sworn in as India`s First Female President

Pratibha PatilPratibha Patil will become India’s first woman President as she will be sworn in as the 12th Preside

Abdul Kalam To Address Nation On His Last Day As President

A.P.J. Abdul KalamNew Delhi: On his last day in office as the Head of State, President Abdul Kalam will lecture to the country today.

An official release stated that Kalam’s speech would be broadcast on all Doordarshan channels from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

All India Radio (AIR) will broadcast his lecture from 7.30 p.m onwards on all its English channels that will be followed by translation in Hindi.

Peres Congratulates Pratibha On Her Victory

Pratibha PatilJerusalem: Israel’s recently appointed President Shimon Peres has complimented freshly elected Indian President Pratibha Patil on her victory.

Peres also stated his country’s desire to fortify bilateral ties with New Delhi.

Peres phoned Ms. Patil last afternoon to congratulate her on becoming the first woman Indian President.

India Gets First Female President

New Delhi: Pratibha PatilUPA-Left candidate Pratibha Patil won the presidential election

India Desperate To Get Into Russian Construction Business

Moscow: India is desperate to get into the profitable construction business, chiefly to build up world-class hotels, in Russia’s Black Sea resort city of Sochi that will host 2014 Winter Olympics.

Indian ambassador Kanwal Sibal allged, “Ahead of the winter Olympics in Sochi we are keen to build world class hotels here and would like to pick local contacts for this.”

Mr. Sibal was speaking at a business gathering during his visit to the Krasnodar Territory in south Russia, which is also called the country’s breadbasket and seaside resort land.