Environmentalist, Kathak dancer and social activist Arushi Nishank, who is also the daughter of India's current Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, spoke about the Sparsh Ganga campaign, her interest in protecting environment and how rural women made Khadi masks in Covid-19 times in an Ek Mulakat session organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation and presented by Shree Cement. India Blooms correspondent Souvik Ghosh brings excerpts of the conversation
Santiniketan/ Kolkata/UNI: The Visva Bharati is expected to write a letter to its Chancellor and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking his intervention into August 17 incident, while the Enforcement Directorate has sought information from Police Super regarding FIRs to investigate if any money was involved in the vandalism of the university's property on Monday.
Kolkata/IBNS Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology (MAKAUT), West Bengal has inaugurated a modern state-of-the-art centre of Digital Health and Bio-Medical Technology in pursuit of academics, research, consultancy and higher learning.
Kolkata/IBNS: Deaf and mute entrepreneur and engineer, Vaibhav Kothari, has said one seat in the Indian parliament should be reserved for a deaf person to represent their world.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the National Education Policy (NEP), which has been restructured by the central government very recently, will lay the country's foundation for the 21st century.
Kolkata: Amid COVID-19 outbreak and rising cases across the country, India is observing Eid-ul-Adha on Saturday.
New Delhi/UNI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the much-awaited New Education Policy 2020 that envisages major reforms in higher education, including target of 50 per cent gross enrollment ratio by 2035 and provision for multiple entry/exit.
Kolkata/IBNS: Responding to an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Kolkata-based cultural and social activist Sundeep Bhutoria, Prahlad Singh Patel, Indian Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC), has assured that the government will take suitable measures to support the poor folk artistes and artisans who faced immense hardship in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic.
Kolkata/IBNS: ShareChat, India’s own social media platform, has released the user insights on #9pm9minutes that replicates the sense of unity among the users on the platform.
New Delhi/Kolkata: This is the day that Kolkatans lament the most as it is time again to bid adieu to the Hindu Goddess Durga and her four children (Laxmi, Saraswati, Kartik and Ganesh) with Maha Dashami celebrations coming to an end on Tuesday, starting yet another one-year wait for the deity to arrive on Earth.
New Delhi, Sept 2 (IBNS): Indian PM Narendra Modi wished the nation on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi as the 10-day long festival started from Monday.
New Delhi, June 5 (IBNS): As the holy month of Ramadan comes to an end, the Muslim community in India are celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr on Wednesday.
Kolkata, May 9 (IBNS): Kolkata-based entrepreneurs Anurag Chirimar and Subrata Roy on Thursday formally announced the launch of a new social media marketing company - Digital Googly – which would provide a 360-degree social media promotion, marketing and advisory services.
Roorkee/Kolkata, Mar 5 (IBNS): IIT Roorkee recently organized the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2019, Software Edition, an initiative of the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
Puri, Nov 19 (IBNS): Popular sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on Monday created a sand art here to mark World Toilet Day which also earned the appreciation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.