Tag: Current Affairs of 20 October 2017

Madame Tussauds among 3 FDI proposals cleared by DIPP

  The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) has approved three foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals, including that of Merlin Entertainment-owned Madame Tussauds to undertake single-brand retail. Mountain Trail Foods, which operates the Chai Point outlets, has got approval for food retailing, bringing in FDI inflows of $10 million (Rs 65 crore). Kohler India

ISKCONs Govardhan Eco Village gets green platinum award

  The Govardhan Eco Village, set up by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Palghar district, has won the green platinum award. The villages director, Gauranga Das, received the award, instituted by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), early this month during the Green Building Congress-2017 at Jaipur

SBI Foundation commits Rs10 crore for conservation of CST

  SBI Foundation has committed Rs 10 crore for the conservation and restoration of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSTM) of Mumbai over the period of 3-5 years. CSTM railway station, formerly known as Victoria Terminus, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Through this project, the CSR arm of State Bank of India aims to contribute

Canada chosen as partner country for 2017 Technology Summit, New Delhi

  Canada will be the partner country at the 23rd iteration of the Tech Summit, India’s largest knowledge and technology conference and exhibition to be held from November 14 to 15, 2017 in New Delhi. The Summit is organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Indian Department of Science and Technology (DST).