Sitakant Mahapatra Report
The government is examining the Sitakant Mahapatra Report and a report given by Union Public Service Commission, UPSC in order to take a decision on the inclusion of Bhojpuri language in the 8th schedule of the Constitution. Sitakant Mahapatra on the issue had submitted its report in 2004 but a final decision was yet to be taken.
Union Home Minister Mr. Chidambaram acknowledged the fact that there was “no established set of criteria” for inclusion of languages in the Eighth schedule.
India and Israel enter into a new cultural agreement with multiple targets
A cultural agreement has been signed between India and Israel with the aim of strengthening the stra...
Pradeep Kumar Joshi is the new Chairman of UPSC
Professor Pradeep Kumar Joshi has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Union Public Service Com...
First ever News Magazine Programme in Sanskrit
The All India Radio is to broadcast the first ever “News Magazine” programme in Sanskrit. The pr...
Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan identifies 8 crores of migrants as intended target
The Government of India has no data on actual migrants spread all over the country. Therefore, the D...
GoI establishes Khelo India State Centres of Excellence
The Ministry of Sports has launched Khelo India State Centres of Excellence. The centre aims to crea...
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
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