Asian culture: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Festival ‘Jashn-e-Ittihaad’ held in New Delhi

A music and poetry festival titled ‘Jashn-e-Ittihaad’ was held at the Jamia Milia Islamia central university in New Delhi on April 6, 2019. The fest is one of a kind event where people will get to enjoy soulful Hindi and Urdu poetry, music and performances that will not only make them feel good but will ..

Sashi Cheliah clinchs title of MasterChef Australia 2018

Sashi Cheliah, an Indian origin prison guard from Adelaide, has clinched the title of MasterChef Australia 2018 after scoring 93 out of 100 points. He defeated fellow contestant Ben Borsht, who scored 77 out of 100. For the first round, Cheliah made a sambal prawns starter, which got him a perfect 30 while his second ..

Sudheesh Guruvayoor sets Guinness World Record

Sudheesh Guruvayoor, an Indian farmer from Kerala, has set a Guinness World Record by distributing the largest number of curry tree saplings in Sharjah on 5th June 2018. He distributed 4,914 saplings of the organic curry tree and broke the record set by the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurudwara in Dubai who had distributed 2,083 saplings ..

India-Bangladesh celebrate 90th anniversary of Nazrul’s ‘Bidrohi’

 Who was Nazrul? He was a famous Bengali poet, musician and revolutionary who pioneered poetic works invoking powerful spiritual rebellion against fascism and oppression. Full name was Kazi Nazrul Islam, sobriquet, ‘Bidrohi Kobi’ (Rebel Poet). Period: Birth May 25, 1899 – Death August 29, 1976 His intense poetic work and nationalist activism earned him the ..

Govt plans to set up Film Commission in a year’s time

The government is planning to set up a Film Commission in a year’s time which will be a single window mechanism to facilitate film making by both Indian and Foreign film makers. The Information and Broadcasting Minister Ms. Ambika Soni held that this is being done because a large number of Indians want to make ..