President of India’s message on the eve of National Day of Canada




President of India’s message on the eve of National Day of Canada 

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Canada on the eve of their National Day (July 01, 2015). 


In his message to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor-General of Canada, the President has said, “On the occasion of Canada’s National Day, it is with pleasure that I convey warm greetings and felicitations on behalf of the Government and people of India. 

India and Canada have a shared commitment to democracy, pluralism, tolerance and rule of law – which have been the bedrock of our multifaceted partnership. 

The bonds of friendship between our two countries are supported and strengthened by the robust exchanges and collaborations between our peoples. It is a matter of satisfaction that we have elevated our relationship to a strategic partnership. 

Please accept, Excellency, my best wishes for your good health and well being as also the continued progress and prosperity of the friendly people of Canada.” 

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Canada Day is celebrated on 1st July, the official independence day of Canada. The day commemorates the founding of the Canadian federal government by the British North America Act of 1 July, 1867. As the independence day of Canada, this day is observed as a national holiday throughout the country. Prior to 1982, Canada Day was known as Dominion Day and Confederation Day. The name was changed to Canada Day on 27 October, 1982 by an act of parliament. This day of national importance celebrates the union of the British colonies of the Upper and Lower Canada into a single dominion under the name of Canada on 1st July 1867. In the year 2015 the country will celebrate its 147th Canada Day anniversary.


As an occasion of national significance, Canada Day is celebrated with great delight and national pride. Canada Day festivities include parades, firework displays, summer picnics and a whole host of other fun activities enjoyed by every Canadian citizen. 

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President of India’s message on the eve of National Day of Somalia 

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Somalia on the eve of their National Day (July 01, 2015). 

In his message to His Excellency Mr. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, President of the Republic of Somalia, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it gives me great pleasure to extend warm greetings and felicitations to you and to the people of the Republic of Somalia on the occasion of your National Day. 

India and Somalia enjoy warm and friendly relations. I am confident that Somalia will continue to make sustained progress towards peace, institution building and socio-economic development in the days to come. I look forward to working with you in strengthening and diversifying our bilateral co-operation to our mutual benefit. 

Please accept, Excellency, my best wishes for your personal well-being and good health as well as for the progress and prosperity of the friendly people of Somalia.” 


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Bernhard Gerwert, CEO, Airbus Defence and Space, calls on PM


Mr. Bernhard Gerwert, CEO, Airbus Defence and Space, called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. 

They discussed various projects in India, in the aerospace, defence and civil aviation sectors. Mr. Gerwert recalled the Prime Minister's visit to the Airbus manufacturing facility in Toulouse, in April, and the positive atmosphere and interest generated as a result of it. He expressed Airbus's keen interest in becoming a partner in the "Make in India" initiative, through a cluster approach with regional partners. The Prime Minister welcomed the interest shown by Airbus, in India.

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Census data on disabled population released 

The Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India has released data on disabled population by type of disability, type of households and sex – 2011. The data gives the number of households having disabled persons by type of households including normal, institutional and houseless households. The disabled persons living in different type of households are further cross-classified into eight different disabilities i.e. seeing, hearing, speech, movement, mental retardation, mental illness, any other and multiple disability for India/States/UTs.

The data released shows 207.8 lakh households having disabled persons in the country constituting 8.3 percent of the total households. Out of the total households having disabled persons, about 99 percent households are normal households, 0.4 percent are institutional and 0.2 percent are houseless households.

Total households having disabled persons show an increase of 20.5 lakhs, from 187.3 lakhs in 2001 to 207.8 lakhs in 2011 (6.2 lakhs in rural and 14.3 lakhs in urban). Normal households increased by 2,02,4495, institutional households by 8,370 and houseless households by 13,560 during the decade 2001-11.

Disabled persons in normal households increased by 48,19,382, institutional households by 65,895 and houseless households by 22,948 during the said decade.


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