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Ganga Utsav, 2020 begins

On November 2, 2020, the Ganga Utsav was begun virtually. The festival is to continue till November 4, 2020. The Ganga Task Force as a part of celebration conducted afforestation drives with NCC cadets. Key Highlights The Ganga Utsav is being organised by the National Mission for Clean Ganga celebrating the 12th anniversary of declaring ..

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Dairy Production in Indus Valley Civilization: Key Facts

The Indian and Canadian Archaeologists have found that dairy products were produced by Harappans even before 2500 BCE. The year 2020 marks the 100 years of discovery of Indus Valley Civilization. Key Highlights The study was conducted based on molecular chemical analysis. The analysis of residue in pottery found in Kotada Bhaldi, Gujarat showed traces ..

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October 27: World Day for Audio Visual Heritage 2020

Every year the World Day for Audio Visual Heritage is celebrated on October 27 by UNESCO to increase the awareness of significance of the audio visual documents. This year the day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Your Window to the World Highlights The initiatives such as World Day for Audio Visual Heritage, UNESCO project ..

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What is Life in Miniature Project?

Life in Miniature Project is a combination between the Ministry of Culture, National Museum, New Delhi, and Google Arts & Culture. Who launched the project? Life in Miniature project was launched by the Union Ministry of Culture in late October 2020. What is the objective of the project? The project will allow online viewing of ..

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Kati Bihu festival celebrated in Assam: Key Facts

Kati Bihu is celebrated in Assam and is one of the three Bihu festivals. The Kati Bihu is also called as Kangali Bihu, the festival of the poor (the word “Kongal” means “poor”). It is celebrated in mid-October when the crops are at growing stage and the granaries of the farmers are empty. About Kati ..

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