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Santiniketan Inscribed On UNESCO World Heritage List

    18 Sep,23 12:03 am
Santiniketan in the Indian state of West Bengal  has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.  What is UNESCO? UNESCO is an acronym for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) that works for w  Read More..

BRO Infrastructure projects

    12 Sep,23 11:59 pm
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 90 infrastructure projects of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in several states.  Projects worth Rs  2,941 were launched. Of the 89 projects inaugurated virtually, 36 are in Arunachal Pradesh, 25 in Ladakh, 11 are in Jammu and Kashm  Read More..

REC To Provide Loan To DVC for Thermal Power Project In West Bengal

    28 Aug,23 12:13 am
REC Limited has entered into a pact with Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC), to provide a loan of Rs 4,527.68 crore for setting up a 1,320 MW thermal power project (2x660 MW) at Raghunathpur in in Purulia of West Bengal. About REC Limited REC Limited is a Maharatna Central Public Sector Enterprise  Read More..

Global Maritime India Summit 2023

    14 Aug,23 9:21 pm
3rd ?Global Maritime India Summit 2023 is scheduled to be held in October, 2023 in New Delhi About Global Maritime India Summit (GMIS), 2023: GMIS 2023 is a premier maritime sector focussed event to bring together pivotal figures from the industry to explore opportunities, understand challe  Read More..

Amrit Bharat Station Scheme

    05 Aug,23 12:28 am
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for redevelopment of 508 railway stations across the length and breadth of the country on 6th August at 11 AM via video conferencing. Prime Minister has often laid stress on provision of state-of-the-art public transport. Noting that rail  Read More..

Nine States Attain Enhanced Coal Production During 2022-23

    31 Jul,23 11:04 pm
India has witnessed the highest ever coal production in the Year 2022-23.  The all India coal production in the year 2022-23 was 893.19 Million Tonne (MT) (Provisional) in comparison to 778.21 MT in the year 2021-22 with a growth of about 14.77%. Rise in the production of coal has been re  Read More..

Centre Formulates In-Principle Approval To Set Up 21 New Greenfield Airports

    27 Jul,23 11:35 pm
The Indian Government has granted ‘In-Principle’ approval for the establishment of 21 new greenfield airports under the Greenfield Airports (GFA) Policy, 2008. These airports are planned to be set up in states like Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, P  Read More..

Fourth G-20 Tourism Working Group Meeting

    18 Jun,23 11:46 pm
Under the framework of G20, Ministry of Tourism is organizing its 4th Tourism Working Group meeting from from 19th to 22nd June 2023 in Goa.  The first  Tourism Working Group meeting was held from 7th to 9th February 2023 in Rann of Kutch, Gujarat. The 2nd Tourism Working Group meeting   Read More..

Third G-20 Tourism Working Group Meeting

    22 May,23 12:24 am
Under the framework of G20, Ministry of Tourism is organizing its 3rd Tourism Working Group meeting from from 22nd to 24th May 2023 in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.  The first  Tourism Working Group meeting was held from 7th to 9th February 2023 in Rann of Kutch, Gujarat. The 2nd Tourism  Read More..

Cyclone Mocha

    08 May,23 12:31 am
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned fishermen of rains and high-speed winds in the southeast Bay of Bengal from May 8 onwards in view of the formation of a cyclonic storm. The windspeed is expected to reach 40-50 kmph from Sunday onwards.   This cyclone is named Mocha (  Read More..