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The Government of India has declared birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on 23rd January as “Parakram Diwas”. PM Modi will visit Kolkata on the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji to start the celebrations.
PM Modi addressed the people of Bengal as dear sisters and brothers of West Bengal. He said that he was honoured to in their midst that too on the auspicious day of “Parakram Diwas”. During the programmes in Kolkata, the nation would pay tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
Highlights of PM’s West Bengal visit
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Inspired by the inaugural speed of president Joe Biden, Tesla Inc chief and billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk announced a $100 million prize to encourage development of technology to capture carbon emission. He said on Twitter that the best technology will get the award.
Capturing carbon emission
It is fast becoming a crucial part of plans made to cut carbon footprint. But there’s little progress registered in this field as all efforts are put at reducing carbon emission than taking carbon dioxide out of the air. But the shift in approach … Read the rest
It was less than a minute appearance but the video of Jack Ma on Wednesday provided a sigh of relief to the investors that that had been waiting for months for Jack Ma to break his silence over his mysterious disappearance.
What was the Jack Ma video?
A clip of Jack Ma speaking to a group of teachers in a live-streamed video began circulating on Wednesday. He last appeared on the screen in October when he lambasted Chinese regulators and state-owned banks. After that video, Jack Ma disappeared from the … Read the rest
Joe Biden became the 46th President of the US on Wednesday with a promise to bring the US out of the health crisis it is in. And after the swearing-in, he reversed the divisive policies of the earlier regime.
Addressing a virtually empty National Mall Biden said that democracy was precious, democracy was fragile and at that hour democracy had prevailed. There was ultra-tight security due to prevent Trump supporters from storming the ceremony and due to the pandemic.
2015 Paris climate accord
Soon after entering the Oval Office, Joe … Read the rest
Today, the US would get its 46th President and 49th Vice President with the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris. The ceremony will begin with singing of the national anthem and an invocation followed by poetry recitation, musical performances and a benediction ceremony.
Health is the top priority
The swearing-in ceremony will take place amid the pandemic that has infected over 2.4 crore people and claimed lives of 3.9 lakh patients. According to the official website bideninaugural.com, the priority will be to keep people healthy … Read the rest
The Indo-Islamic Cultural Foundation (IICF) trust will start construction of the Ayodhya mosque at the prescribed five-acre plot on January 26. Also, it has planned a plantation drive and raising of the national flag to mark the beginning of the project.
Reason given for plantation drive
IICF said that it wanted to highlight the cause of climate change with plantation drive and give the message that climate change was the biggest threat to humanity. The upcoming mosque includes a green area that will have plants from all geographic regions and … Read the rest