VOCAL FOR LOCAL

  • A long way before Delhi's Sadar Bazaar market goes vocal for local for Indian toys
    New Delhi, September 1 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent appeal for going vocal about local toys has evoked mixed feelings in Sadar Bazaar Delhi's iconic wholesale toy market. Soon after India announced stricter quality compliance requirements on imported toys, Prime Minister Modi met senior officials on August 23 to discuss ways to boost the manufacturing imprint of Indian toys, suggesting that the youth be engaged in coming up with innovative designs. But a num
  • PM Modi gives call for Aatmanirbhar Bharat from Red Fort
    New Delhi, August 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of 74th Independence Day on Saturday gave a clarion call for Aatmanirbhar Bharat, saying it is need of the hour and that India will realize this dream. The Prime Minister said now the time is to eliminate silos in the era of infrastructure and emphasized on "vocal for local campaign". "It is need of Aatmanirbhar Bharat. I am confident that India will accomplish this dream. I am confident of th
  • Priyanka, Vidya, Janhvi, Dia go vocal for local on National Handloom Day
    Bollywood actresses including Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Vidya Balan and Janhvi Kapoor went vocal for local, urging people to support Indian weavers, on the occasion of National Handloom Day on Friday. Vidya posted a few pictures in mustard silk saree on Instagram, and wrote: "Let us all resolve to support our weavers across the country in these difficult times by buying and wearing their beautiful creations in our everyday life and also help keep #India'sHandloomLegacy alive.
  • VOCAL FOR LOCAL CAMPAIGN TOUCHES DIMAPUR: Meet the Officer behind the indigenous bamboo barricades
    Sample of the portable bamboo barricades.   Morung Express News Dimapur | August 5 By evening, one would always see traffic personnel in Dimapur town areas pushing aside heavy metal traffic barricades, road dividers and signage including huge plastic materials. They do the same early in the morning to set the heavy metals and huge plastics in its designated place. However, the traffic personnel in town areas would soon be dealing with lightweight bamboo barricades which