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Birth Centenary Celebrations of Pandit Bhimsen Joshi begins

The year-long Birth Centenary celebrations of legendary classical singer Pandit Bhimsen Joshi will begin on February 04, 2020. More in news The Rithwik Foundation for performing arts also organised a two-day event in Mumbai to commemorate the timeless legacy of the great musical maestro. The event to celebrate the Birth Centenary is named as “SwarBhaskar ..

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Nari Shakti Puraskar-2020

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has recently extended the last date for submission of nomination for Nari Shakti Puraskar-2020. The last date has been extended till February 6, 2021. About Nari Shakti Puraskar Nari Shakti Puraskar are conferred every year on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The award is conferred by the Ministry of Women ..

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The Little Book of Encouragement book by Dalai Lama

The Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama have recently launched his new book “The Little Book of Encouragement”. The book comprises of 130 quotes. The book has been edited by Renuka Singh while published by Penguin Random House. Highlights The Dalai Lama while launching the book highlighted that, he is one among more than seven ..

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Bhashan Char Island- Key Facts

The Bangladesh Authorities recently moved around 1,750 Rohingya Muslims to a controversial island in the Bay of Bengal called the “Bhashan Char Island”. This move by Bangladesh was opposed by the refugees already living on the island. About Bhashan Char The island is also known as Char Piya. It is in Hatiya Upazila, Bangladesh. The ..

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UN asks Countries to Repatriate Children from Syria

The United Nations counter terrorism chief have asked the countries to repatriate the 27,000 children who are stranded in massive camp in north-eastern Syria. Many of the children are sons and daughters of Islamic State extremists who controlled the large swathes of Iraq and Syria. What are the concerns? Horrific situation of the children in ..

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