Kolkata: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India and Bangladesh ink key agreements in I&B sector

Published: January 15, 2020

For further deepening of engagements between India and Bangladesh, At the Information and Broadcasting Minister’s meet 2020 both countries have signed key agreements in the field of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) in New Delhi on Tuesday, 14th January 2020. A co-production agreement was signed between the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar and ..

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Foundation day of India Meteorological Department

Published: January 15, 2020

The foundation day of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) is to be celebrated on 15th January 2020. It is the 145th Foundation Day of the department. The Department was formed in the year 1875. Today is the main agency responsible for all the meteorological observations, forecasting of weather and seismology. The Headquarter is located in New Delhi and ..

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Prime Minister attends 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust

Published: January 13, 2020

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi during his 2-day visit to the capital city of the state of West Bengal, Kolkata on Sunday 12th January 2020 unveiled a plaque at the site of original Port Jetties to commemorate 150 years of the Kolkata Port Trust and also participated in the grand sesquicentenary celebrations during ..

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Commemorative stamps released on 150th celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust

Published: January 12, 2020

On January 12, 2020, PM Modi attended the 150th celebrations of Kolkata Port Trust. During the celebration, the prime minister launched commemorative stamps of the port trust. Highlights During the celebrations, the PM also launched Rs 600 crore worth port development activities. It includes upgrade of a ship repair facility, upgraded railway infrastructure for the ..

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‘Purvodaya’ will be launched on 11th January 2020

Published: January 11, 2020

The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday, 11th January 2020 will launch ‘Purvodaya’ which is in line with the vision of Prime Minister of India for focused development of Eastern States of India. The launch event will take place at The Oberoi Grand hotel in Kolkata. Purvodaya is ..

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