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Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival 2021 hosts “Checkmate” with World Champion Viswanathan Anand in conversation with Boria Majumder

Kolkata, Jan 24 (UNI) The twelfth edition of the Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival on Sunday hosted an encouraging session “Checkmate” with Grandmaster, Viswanathan Anand. Eminent sports journalist Boria Majumdar, who is also a celebrated sports writer moderated the session.
In a country obsessed with the newest Netflix show, the Queen’s Gambit, Viswanathan Anand is a name that introduced India’s youth to the magic that is chess.
From being a Grandmaster to being the poster-boy of alternate sporting careers in the country, Vishy Anand changed the way chess was witnessed and written. In the session the chess maestro spoke about his learnings, his passion for chess and life experiences playing the game.
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DCs asked to ensure strict enforcement of Covid-19 preventive measures

24 Feb 2021 | 10:34 PM

Itanagar, Feb 24 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Health Secretary P Parthiban has issued advisory to Deputy Commissioner (DC) of all the districts asking them to ensure strict enforcement of Covid-19 appropriate behaviour and other measures in order to avoid any possible spread of the virus.

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Hulladek Honours 2021 Awards to be held on February 26

24 Feb 2021 | 9:25 PM

Kolkata, Feb 24 (UNI) The Second Edition of Hulladek Honours Awards will be organized on Friday, 26 February from 10:30 am onwards at Hotel Hindusthan International. Hulladek Honours 2021 Awards is being held to support the cause of environmental sustainability.

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DBS launches organic cotton procurement financing pilot programme with global fashion retailer Inditex

24 Feb 2021 | 9:22 PM

Kolkata, Feb 24 (UNI) DBS Bank has partnered with one of the world’s largest fashion retailers, Inditex, which owns brands such as Zara, Pull&Bear and Bershka, to launch an organic cotton procurement financing pilot programme to ramp up efforts to scale India’s organic cotton industry.

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65 pc Indian travellers are planning a trip in the next two months: MakeMyTrip Survey

24 Feb 2021 | 9:19 PM

Kolkata, Feb 24 (UNI) MakeMyTrip’s recently concluded online survey on ‘How India will travel once vaccinated’ indicates that more than 65 per cent of Indian travellers are actively searching and planning a vacation within the next two months.

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Bajaj Allianz Life launches value-packed Annuity product

24 Feb 2021 | 9:17 PM

Kolkata, Feb 24 (UNI) Bajaj Allianz Life, one of India’s leading life insurer, launched its value-packed annuity (pension) plan - Bajaj Allianz Life Guaranteed Pension Goal, today.

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