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What is the ‘Widow Year’ in China?

In Chinese culture, certain years are known as “Widow Years.” A Widow Year is a lunar year that does not contain the traditional solar term “Spring Commences” (Lichun), which marks the beginning of spring. The upcoming Year of the Dragon ..

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Forum Launched to Boost Climate-resilient Indian Agriculture

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and other stakeholders launched the Investment Forum for Advancing Climate Resilient Agrifood Systems in India ..

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National Social Organisations and Institutions Meet (NSOIM) to be Held

The India International Science Festival (IISF) will host the National Social Organisations and Institutions Meet (NSOIM) from January 17-19, 2024 in Faridabad. This event brings together science, technology and society to spur grassroots development. India International Science Festival (IISF) The ..

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Inaugural Meeting of Inland Waterways Development Council (IWDC)

The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) under the Shipping Ministry is hosting the first meeting of recently constituted Inland Waterways Development Council (IWDC) on January 8th, 2023 in Kolkata. The day-long meeting on board vessel MV Ganga Queen will ..

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Uttar Purvi Mahotsav 2024

The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) is organizing a 5-day cultural festival named Uttar Purvi Mahotsav 2024 in New Delhi from January 13th-17th. Hosted at Pragati Maidan’s Bharat Mandapam, it will showcase the rich art, crafts and ..

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Leap Year 2024

February 29th only comes once every four years – but what exactly is a leap year and why was an extra calendar day needed? Accounting for Earth’s True Revolution A solar year equals one full revolution of Earth around the ..

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