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MakeMyTrip partners with BluSmart to help travellers make sustainable travel choices

Kolkata, Sep 29 (UNI) As India’s travel and tourism industry gradually starts to rev up again post the Coronavirus pandemic, sustainable tourism has emerged as one of the biggest priorities and shared responsibilities of both, the travel companies and travellers alike. The global health crisis has created an opportunity to redesign the way people travel – encouraging them to think ‘eco-travel first’ when planning their next trip in the new normal.

Suvendu Adhikari’s condition deteriorates, rushed to Kolkata hospital

Kolkata, Sep 27 (UNI) West Bengal Transport Minister Suvendu Adhikari, who tested Covid-19 positive few days back, was on Sunday admitted in a city hospital after deterioration of his condition. Official sources said his mother Gayatri Devi was also undergoing treatment now in a private hospital adjacent to E M Bypass.

Tata Steel Mining starts operations at Sukinda Chromite Mine

Kolkata, Sep 25 (UNI) Tata Steel Mining Limited (TSML), formerly known as TS Alloys Ltd., has commenced operations at its Sukinda Chromite Mine. The recent groundbreaking ceremony to kickstart the mining operations at Sukinda was attended by M C Thomas, Managing Director, Tata Steel Mining Limited, along with Sushanta Mishra, Senior General Manager (Mining), TSML, and senior officials of TSML and Dhanshar Engineering & Co. Pvt. Ltd. (DECO), the Mine Developer and Operator (MDO) for the mine. Speaking on the occasion, M C Thomas, Managing Director, TSML, said: “It is a significant milestone for Tata Steel Mining and the first step in our journey of commercial mining. As a responsible corporate, Tata Steel Mining is committed to sustainable mining practices and excellence in governance while treating all its stakeholders as partners in the long-term value creation.”

Orient Electric launches decorative range of water heaters ahead of the...

Kolkata, Sep 24 (UNI) Orient Electric Limited, part of the diversified USD 2.4 billion CK Birla Group, has announced the launch of its new range of decorative water heaters, with alluring designs and finishes in line with the evolving market trends and changing consumer preferences.

Sonata launches “CSK 2020 Edition” for Chennai Super Kings Fans

Kolkata, Sep 23 (UNI) As fans wait for their favourite players in IPL 2020 to strike on the field, Sonata hits a masterstroke with a collection of watches that celebrates the spirit of ‘Once a fan, Always a fan’. Sonata, the largest-selling watch brand from Titan Company Limited announces the launch of Sonata CSK 2020 collection, the second edition of its collaboration with the Chennai Super Kings.

Bajaj Finserv aims to transform the health sector in India, sets...

Kolkata, Sep 22 (UNI) Bajaj Finserv Ltd, India’s leading financial services conglomerate, today announced the launch of its fully owned subsidiary Bajaj Finserv Health Ltd., (BFHL), a health-tech solutions business, aimed at improving the health outcomes of Indian consumers through smarter, connected and holistic care plans. With this new venture, the company has now forayed into the healthcare ecosystem, aiming to disrupt the health segment and make healthcare experience convenient and all-inclusive for consumers.

Farm Bill ruckus echoes in Bengal;Guv anguished over non-payment to farmers

Kolkata, Sep 22 (UNI) Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar today slammed the Mamata Banerjee government for "depriving" Bengal farmers of the Rs 8,400 crore PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi, even as the latter's party decided to fight the Centre's Farm Bill from "pavement to Parliament".

RBI successfully navigating policy quadrilemma by building reserves, preserving policy autonomy:...

Kolkata, Sep 21 (UNI) Post pandemic, central banks in emerging economies are increasingly faced with the impossible policy trilemma – monetary independence, exchange rate stability and financial openness, according to Dr. Soumya Kanti Ghosh, Group Chief Economic Adviser, State Bank of India.

COVID-19: Toll in Bengal rises to 4,359, cases touch 2,25,137

Kolkata, Sep 21 (UNI) The COVID-19 toll in Bengal rose to 4,359 with the death of 61 persons on Sunday, while the tally touched 2,25,137 with 3,177 new confirmed cases. According to the latest State Government Health bulletin, the active cases accounted for 24,806, while the number of discharged cases stood at 1,95,972. The percentage of discharged rose to 87.05 per cent. The bulletin said the total number of samples tested stood at 27,90,518 with 45,656 tested till yesterday. While the city recorded the highest number of 1581 deaths so far, surrounding districts of North 24 Parganas and Howrah came second and third respectively with 981 and 497 fatalities. South 24 Parganas accounted for 279 deaths, the toll in Hooghly stood at 190, Darjeeling 97, Paschim and Purba Midnapore 93 and 110 respectively, Malda 52, Murshidabad 59, Nadia 72, Paschim Bardhaman 50, Purba Bardhaman 40, Jalpaiguri 44, Uttar Dinajpur 31, Dakshin Dinajpur 31, Birbhum 23, Alipurduar 38, Kalimpong 4, Cooch Behar 29, Purulia 15, Jhargram 2 and Bankura 38. Meanwhile, Kolkata Police Intelligence chief Muralidhar Sharma was infected by Corona. After the Kolkata Police Commissioner, this time Sharma tested positive. On Saturday, the intelligence chief's Corona report came positive. Sources said he is currently at home isolation with mild symptoms.

COVID-19: Toll in Bengal rises to 4,242, cases touch 2,18,772

Kolkata, Sep 19 (UNI) The COVID-19 toll in Bengal rose to 4,242 with the death of 59 persons on Friday, while the tally touched 2,18,772 with 3,192 new confirmed cases. According to the latest State Government Health bulletin, the active cases accounted for 24,509, while the number of discharged stood at 1,90,021.
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