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Eminent Punjabi writer Dalip Kaur Tiwana passes away

Renowned Punjabi writer and novelist Dalip Kaur Tiwana passed away recently, at a hospital in Mohali. The 84-year-old writer had been the recipient of various prestigious awards including the Padma Shri and Sahitya Akademi. She had the Padma Shri award in 2015, in solidarity with writers protesting against suppression of freedom of expression. The Punjabi ..

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Bharat Parv 2020 begins at Red Fort

To celebrate the spirit of India, the annual event ‘Bharat Parv 2020’ is being celebrated from 26th to 31st January 2020 in New Delhi. The aim of the festival is to encourage Indians to visit different tourist destinations of India and to encourage them with the spirit of ‘Dekho Apna Desh’. The theme of this ..

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Exhibition ‘India Heritage in Digital Space’ inaugurated

A month-long special exhibition organized in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi titled ‘Indian Heritage in digital Space’ was inaugurated by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in New Delhi on Wednesday, 15th January 2020, which will remain open for public till the 15th February ..

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Centre of Excellence for Studies in Classical Telugu to be inaugurated by Vice President of India

On 21st January 2020, in the presence of the Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal `Nishank’, the new Centre of Excellence for Studies in Classical Telugu (CESCT) will be inaugurated by the Vice President of India, Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu at Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. The Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Chief Ministers of ..

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Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat to showcase Northeast

The famous Madhavpur Mela of Gujarat will be held at Madhavpur Ghed in Porbandar district on 2nd April 2020, a day after Ram Navami festival, where the eight states of the Northern Eastern region will participate. To review the preparations for the mega festival, on 8th January 2020, a meeting was held where, The Union ..

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