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Delhi government launchs a project titled ‘Oral History Programme’

The Delhi government has launched a project titled ‘Oral History Programme’ that seeks to record oral histories of the city as told by its senior citizens. The project is an attempt to democratise knowledge by recording stories told by hundred of common people in Delhi from different strata of society over the next two years. ..

Hundred and Fifty years of Mahatma Gandhi theme of Indian Pavilion at 58th Venice Biennale 2019

After 8 years, India will once again mark its presence at the art world’s oldest Biennale in Venice, Italy that begins on 11th May 2019. The overarching theme at the 58th Venice Biennale 2019 is ‘Our Time for a Future Caring’, and India has decided to showcase Father of Nation Mahatma Gandhi to ensure a ..

Alfred Brownell wins 2019 Goldman Environmental Prize

Alfred Brownell from Liberia, an environmental lawyer and activist, has been awarded the prestigious 2019 Goldman Environmental Prize for exposing alleged abuse by the palm oil company Golden Veroleum Liberia and helping to prevent it from converting about 50 km2 of forest that is home to elephants, pygmy hippopotamuses and chimpanzees into palm oil plantations. ..

India nominated as “Guest of Honour” country at 29th edition of Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF)

India has been nominated as the “Guest of Honour” country at the 29th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF-2019) which begins on April 24. Here, India’s selection as the guest of honour reflects the strong relations between the leadership and the people of the UAE and India. Around 30 publishing houses from ..

May and Corbyn make last attempt to save Brexit Deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May is in talks with the Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, to give it a last try to save the Brexit Deal she has struck with the European Union. May is seeking an extension to Brexit before the deadline of April 12 is reached when Britain will have to leave EU by ..