Friday, 10 November 2017

Modi,Hasina,Mamatha Flag-off Kolkata-Khulna Train Service

    A new passenger train service between Kolkata and Bangladesh's southwestern industrial city of Khulna was flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina and the West Bengal chief minister.

A fully air-conditioned weekly passenger train service 'Bandhan Express' will run every Thursday from both Kolkata and Khulna.

On the occasion, Modi said the ties of friendship between India and Bangladesh have further strengthened. 

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas : October 31 2017

   Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) is observed on 31 October every year in India.

This day marks the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who played an instrumental role in integration of princely state with Indian Union post independence.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is also known as Iron man of India.

Celebration of October 31 as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014.