India and World 2020: Annus Horribilis of pandemic and deaths
IBNS correspondent Supriyo Hazra looks back at the viral life-changing year that is stranger than fiction for both the world and India
Innovative Sustainable Building Material project wins Sona students accolades
New Delhi: A team of civil engineering students from Sona College of Technology won the Student Innovators award for developing their ‘Replast Pavers and Building Blocks’ project in a contest organized by Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute (EDII).
Kolkata/TWF: Union Minister ramdas Athawale earlier this week launched two Indian government schemes to promote employment generation and self-reliance, the Pradhan Mantri Rojgar Protsahan Yojana and the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana.
Kolkata/New Delhi: With this year's deadly border skirmish and martyrdom of soldiers along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh still weighing heavily over every Indian, External Affairs Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Saturday launched a book of veteran journalist and media entrepreneur Prem Prakash who had reported from the ground zero of India-China War in 1962 and had always debunked the Indian romanticism of a brotherly bond with its expansionist communist neighbour.
New Delhi/Kolkata/TWF: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday launched the official website of Kolkata-based Prabha Khaitan Foundation.
Jaipur/TWF: Lt Gen Alok Kler, PVSM, VSM, GOC-in-C, Southern Western Command, Indian Army, formally released the “Project Naman” - a National initiative of Shree Cement to provide free cement to the families of Armed Forces Personnel martyred in the past twenty years.