Monday, 8 May 2017

India’s first bio-refinery plant


Union Minister for Road Transport and Highway Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the India's first bio-refinery plant which produces ethanol from the variety of biomass. 

The project is located at village Rahu in Daund Taluka, Pune district. Mr. Gadkari stated that Plant can produce one million litre of ethanol per annum by processing a variety of agro-residue like rice and wheat straw, cotton stalk, cane trash, corn cobs with superior product yields.
India is going to organize cultural festival to mark Rabindranath Tgore’s 156th anniversary in Egypt


In Egypt, India will organise a cultural festival to mark the 156th birth anniversary of the famous Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore.   
  
Tagore Festival which is being organised by the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC), the cultural wing of the Indian Embassy in Cairo, from May 8-12 will feature a dance show, film screening, a play and painting competition. 
    
On May 8, the movie 'Kabuliwala' directed by Hemen Gupta will be screened at the Hanager Cinema, Opera House Complex. The movie is based on a novel written by Tagore about an immigrant from Kabul who forms a bond with a young girl in India who reminds him of his daughter in Afghanistan.    

A dance drama based on Tagore's work called 'Chitrangada' presented by Dancers' Guild. Chitrangada is the warrior princess in the ancient Indian epic, Mahabharata. 
Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti



Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with contextual modernism. According to English calendar he was born on 7th May 1861 in Kolkata to parents Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi.