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Director-General of Supply & Transport Corps of Indian Army unveils renovated Animal Memorial

The Director-General of Supply and Transport Corps of the Indian Army recently unveiled the renovated Animal Memorial at Bengaluru. The memorial indicates the contributions and service of mules and horses of the Indian Army, especially during the war in the Himalayas. This animal transport memorial has been extended by two walls, which highlight the role ..

19th edition of World Productivity Congress to be held in Bangalore

The 19th edition of World Productivity Congress (WPC) is scheduled to be held on May 6 to May 8, 2020 at Bangalore, after a gap of 45 years. World Confederation of Productivity Science (WCPS) has been organising this conference since 1969. The Congress was held in India in the year 1974, last time. It will ..

Bengaluru accounts for the highest number of digital transactions in India

As per the recent report by online payment processor Worldline India, Bengaluru accounted for the highest number of digital transactions in India in 2019. Bengaluru, which was the leading city in digital transactions in 2018, is followed by Chennai, Mumbai and Pune this year. The report also revealed that United Payments Interface (UPI) was the most preferred ..

National Horticultural Fair to be held in Bengaluru

The four-day National Horticultural Fair, which is the country’s biggest horticultural fair is set to be organised at the Hessarghatta campus of the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR), Bengaluru. Indian Institute of Horticultural Research organises the national-level fair, which is scheduled to be held from February 5 to 8, 2020. The theme of this ..

First Waste To Energy Plant of Indian Railways inaugurated 

The East Coast Railway Zone on Thursday, 23rd January 2020 has commissioned the first waste-to-energy plant of the Indian Railway’s at Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The facility was inaugurated by Rajesh Agarwal (Railway Board Member). This was the fourth such plant to be commissioned in the country, but also the first in the government sector of India. ..

‘Vyom Mitra’ unveiled by ISRO

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently unveiled the humanoid robot, called Vyom Mitra at the inaugural session of the conference “Human Spaceflight and Exploration — Present Challenges and Future Trends”, held in Bengaluru on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020. This humanoid with feminine features is to be launched into space ahead of the first manned ..

Jharia most Polluted city in India: Greenpeace Report

According to the recent report released on Tuesday, 21st January 2020, by the environmental non-governmental organization, Greenpeace’s India branch, Jharia, a city in Jharkhand is the most polluted city in India, which is followed by Dhanbad of the same state. Greenpeace was founded in 1971 in Vancouver, Canada and is headquartered in the capital city ..

Hyderabad adjudged ‘World’s Most Dynamic City’ 

The capital city of Telangana and a major hub of technology industries, Hyderabad was recently adjudged as the ‘World’s Most Dynamic City’ based on the parameters like commercial real estate, social-economic indicators, out of which Hyderabad scored the highest globally in economic indicators such as GDP growth, airport passenger growth, and retail sales as per ..