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Latest Kolkata News

Shri Narayan Rane Inaugurates Center of Excellence for Khadi at NIFT

    13 May,22 5:59 pm
Centre of Excellence for Khadi (CoEK): The Centre of Excellence for Khadi (CoEK)was recently inaugurated by the Union Minister for Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Shri Narayan Rane. Key Points: Khadi and Village Industries Commission has collaborated with the National Institute  Read More..

India's Heatwaves Are Testing The Limits Of Human Survival

    09 May,22 11:00 am
India's Heatwaves Are Testing The Limits Of Human Survival   New Delhi feels like it is on fire. The heat comes off the road in blistering waves, and the water that flows from the cold tap is too hot to touch. Daytime temperatures have hit 44 degrees Celsius (111 Fahrenheit) and often  Read More..

Underwater metro tunnel in Kolkata Indias first to be ready in 2023

    07 Apr,22 10:05 am
Underwater metro tunnel in Kolkata - India's first - to be ready in 2023 The Kolkata East-West Metro line is being constructed by Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation (KMRCL) and is the underwater tunnel that will go beneath the Hooghly river. The construction of India's first underwater tun  Read More..

RBI Governor inaugurates the Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH)

    26 Mar,22 9:22 am
Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH): The Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Shri Shaktikanta Das inaugurated the Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH) onMarch 24, 2022 in Bengaluru. Key Points: The RBI has set up the RBIH as a Section 8 company under the Companies Act, 2013. The hub has b  Read More..

Shaktikanta Das reappointed as RBI governor for three years

    30 Oct,21 9:30 am
Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Shaktikanta Das Shaktikanta Das: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) recently approved the reappointment of Shri Shaktikanta Das as Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a period of three years. The re-appointment is effective from De  Read More..

Saurav Ghosal clinches Malaysian Open squash tournament

    30 Nov,21 9:30 am
India's Saurav Ghosal has clinched the 2021 Malaysian Open Squash Championships after beating Colombia's Miguel Rodriguez in the men's singles final on 27th November, 2021. This was his first PSA title in three years. The last time he clinched a title on the PSA Tour was in 2018 when he won   Read More..

RBI supersedes Reliance Capital board, appoints Nageswar Rao as Administrator

    03 Dec,21 9:30 am
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) superseded the board of directors of Reliance Capital (RCL) Ltd, belonging to the Anil Ambani group, in view of the defaults by RCL in meeting the various payment obligations to its creditors and serious governance concerns which the board has not been able to addres  Read More..

Airports To Have Facial Recognition-Based Boarding By March 2022

    04 Dec,21 9:30 am
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is working on the country's first facial recognition technology-based biometric boarding system for passengers at Varanasi, Pune, Kolkata and Vijayawada airports, said Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation General V K Singh (retd) to a ques  Read More..

Kolkata’s Durga Puja gets UNESCO heritage status

    16 Dec,21 9:30 am
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has added Kolkata's Durga Puja to its 'Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.' The decision was taken during the sixteenth session of the of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguardin  Read More..

150th birth anniversary of Sri Aurobindo: PM chairs first meeting of High-Level Committee

    25 Dec,21 9:30 am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired the first meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) which has been set up to commemorate 150th birth anniversary of spiritual and nationalist leader Sri Aurobindo. The notification of the HLC was issued on 20th of this month and it comprises 53 members fr  Read More..

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