The event has 15 partner countries and 11 partner organisations.
Instilling scientific temperament would be the best tribute to him, PM Modi said.
President Kovind and first lady Savita Kovind offered prayers at the Sangam.
The award is conferred to honour mastery in the field of marketing and management.
In 2013, she had become the world’s first woman amputee to climb Mount Everest.
It is currently under the possession of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).
His jail term ended last weekr; he returned to India through the Wagah border on Tuesday.
Sajjan Kumar has been sentenced to spend time in jail for the remainder of his life.
The naming of hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones has an interesting history.
The BJP has been in power in the state for three successive terms.