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Mahasweta Das

Google launches six new Digital Wellbeing apps

Google launches six new Digital Wellbeing apps

November 23, 2019

With smartphones becoming an integral part of our lives, Google has doubled over its ‘Digital Wellbeing’ initiative and launched six new digital wellbeing experiments on Android.

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Embassy of Vietnam in India organises trifecta forum in Kolkata

Embassy of Vietnam in India organises trifecta forum in Kolkata

November 23, 2019

Vietnam, home to many UNESCO heritage sites, culturally rich with its traditions, sandy beaches, valleys, mountains and many other tourism attractions on offer along with new opportunities for Indian business investments, hosted a promotional meet in Kolkata to promote the destin...

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Indian schools adopt new business training programmes

Indian schools adopt new business training programmes

November 21, 2019

According to a recent study India is the second most entrepreneurial nation after Chile and also offers the fourth highest level of school stage entrepreneurial education and business training in the world.

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Four Indian-Americans win US state and local poll

Four Indian-Americans win US state and local poll

November 20, 2019

The results of the state and local elections held in the United States on November 5 were announced which had four Indian-Americans winning in local and state elections.

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Medical tourism in east India

Medical tourism in east India

November 18, 2019

Medical tourism in India has developed in the last few years to not only provide assistance to people travelling for health issues but has also become a lucrative source of revenue for Indian economy. At a private hospital in Kolkata a man from Bangladesh was waiting for test rep...

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KIFF 2019 ends on a successful note

KIFF 2019 ends on a successful note

November 17, 2019

The week-long celebrations of world cinema at the Kolkata International Film Festival came to an end on November 15 at a great note.

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Improper disposal of pharmaceuticals poses risk to environment, says OECD

Improper disposal of pharmaceuticals poses risk to environment, says OECD

November 15, 2019

According to a new OECD report, very little is being done to prevent pharmaceutical residues from seeping into soil, water supplies, freshwater ecosystems and the food chain, or to assess potential risks of the same.

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KIFF 2019: a festival celebrating cinema as a whole

KIFF 2019: a festival celebrating cinema as a whole

November 14, 2019

The 25th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) offers a complete bouquet of choices for the cinemagoers to choose from. While there is a complete category of selected German animation films, on the eve of Children's Day KIFF is going to have a special screening of four films...

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El Salvador

El Salvador

November 13, 2019

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KIFF 2019 goes grand in its silver jubilee

KIFF 2019 goes grand in its silver jubilee

November 13, 2019

The 25th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) that was inaugurated on November 8, is buzzing with the excitement of cinephiles. Celebrating its silver jubilee, the festival will for the first time be screening films on celluloid by reintroducing 35 mm projection system. ...

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Indice de la faim dans le monde 2019 : L’Inde 102e sur 117 pays

Indice de la faim dans le monde 2019 : L’Inde 102e sur 117 pays

November 8, 2019

L’Inde s’est classée 102e sur 117 pays dans le rapport annuel de l’Indice de la faim dans le monde (IFM), publié conjointement par Concern Worldwide et Welthungerhilfe, et fait partie des 45 pays qui connaissent un taux élevé de faim. Récemment, dans diff...

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Ease of doing business: India moves up on the list

Ease of doing business: India moves up on the list

November 5, 2019

India has recently moved 14 places to secure the 63rd position on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) ranking. While it has been an impressive move, the report did state that “India is not a place for starting a business.”

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