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The birth anniversary of Nobel laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore celebrated

The birth anniversary of Asia’s first Nobel laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore has celebrated on May 7, 2018. Rabindra Jayanti is popularly called Poncheeshe Boishakh and being celebrated ceremoniously and jauntiness all across West Bengal and Bangladesh. A revered poet, mercurial writer, and a cursive painter Tagore was a prolific composer with 2,230 songs to his ..

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Railways and Ayush Ministries sign MoU to augment services in Railway hospitals

The Ministry of Railways has signed MoU with Ministry of AYUSH in New Delhi on February 6, 2018 to augment Ayush services in Railway hospitals i.e. New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Guwahati. As per MoU, Ministry of Railways will provide logistics and infrastructure in the form of Land & building, Equipments, Furniture, AYUSH medicines ..

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Jatilshwar Mukhopadhyay, renowned singer passes away

Jatilshwar Mukhopadhyay (82), the acclaimed Bengali singer has passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal on December 21, 2017. Mukohpadhyay, who had learnt music under the guidance of doyens of Bengali light classical music Chinmoy Lahiri and Sudhin Dasgupta, carved his own individual style, which enriched Bengali music in the 70s-80s. Among his popular numbers were ..

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Jaipur is hosting first-ever National Ayurveda Youth Festival (NAYF)

The first-ever National Ayurveda Youth Festival (NAYF) has started in Jaipur, Rajasthan on September 14, 2017. Approx 3000 youth Ayurveda students and doctors from across the country are participating in the 3-day fest, which is organized by the joint auspices of the National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA) Jaipur and National Ayurveda and Youth Association (NAYA), ..

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7th World Ayurveda Congress to be held in Kolkata

The 7th World Ayurveda Congress (WAC) will be held in Kolkata from 2nd – 4th December, 2016. The Congress is organized by the World Ayurveda Foundation with support of Ministry of AYUSH, and the West Bengal government. The Congress is being held to facilitate development and growth of AYUSH system of medicine. The focus of ..

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