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India’s First Hot Air Balloon Safari

The Forest Minister of Madhya Pradesh recently launched the first hot air balloon safari of India in the Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve of India in MP. There are several hot air balloon rides in the country. However, this is the first hot air balloon safari. About Hot Air Balloon Ride The hot air balloon ride is ..

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North African Couscous in UNESCO Cultural Heritage List

The Couscous, the Berber dish was recently added to the Intangible Cultural Heritage List. Despite their differences, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Mauritania joined together to highlight their love for the dish. The Couscous has joined Singapore’s Hawker culture, Baudima dance of Zambia and wine horse of Spain into the UNESCO list of Intangible Heritage. What ..

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Bru Tribe- Refugee Crisis, Issues, Conflicts, Resettlement, Protests in Tripura

Parts of Tripura are witnessing violent protest recently due to the proposed resettlement of Bru tribals. Bru or Reang tribe is an indigenous community in the northeast, living in the states of Tripura, Assam and Mizoram. In Tripura, this community is recognised as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group. In Mizoram, it is targeted by ethnic ..

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India-International Cherry Blossom Festival of Shillong cancelled

Every year the cherry blossom festival is hosted by Meghalaya in the starting of November. This year the festival has been cancelled due to covid-19. It is the only Cherry festival being conducted in India. The India International Cherry blossom festival is organised by the Government of Meghalaya every year. The festival hosts live music, ..

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PM Modi inaugurates development projects in Varanasi

On November 9, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  inaugurated various development projects in Varanasi through video conferencing. The total cost of these projects is Rs 614 crores. Key Highlights The projects inaugurated includes sound show, Sarnath Light, Sewerage related works, infrastructure protection for conservation of cows, agriculture produce warehouse, multipurpose seed storehouse, Varanasi city smart ..

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