Cultural heritage of India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

TATA group to construct New Parliament Building

The TATA Group of Companies have won the bid to construct a new Parliament building. Total cost for the project is Rs 861.90 crores. It is expected to be completed in 21 months. Key Facts The TATA Group had the lowest bid. The L and T had a bid of Rs 865 crores. Construction Plan The ..

Kala Ghoda Arts Festival celebrated in Mumbai

The famous arts festival called ‘Kala Ghoda Arts Festival’ is celebrated annually in the city of Mumbai. The 21st edition of the street festival has recently commenced. This year, the nine-day-long festival has a variety of events in 12 sections, related to arts, music, cinema, literature, theatre and heritage walks. This year’s edition of KGAF ..

Uttar Pradesh government to organize India’s first training and performance programme of world famous KHON Ramlila

The Culture Department of Uttar Pradesh government has decided to organise India’s first training and performance programme of world famous KHON (???) Ramlila. The artists will get training from experts of Thailand as part of cultural exchange programme between two nations. Then, they will perform at Grand Deepotsav function which will be organised on 26th ..

The tripartite MoU signed between NMCG, HCL Foundation and INTACH for Rudraksh Plantation in Uttarakhand

As an initiative towards a greener ecosystem in Ganga Basin, the tripartite MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) was signed between National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), HCL Foundation and INTACH for taking up a project of ‘Plantation of Rudraksh Trees in Uttarakhand’ under the ‘Namami Gange’ Programme. The aim of the project is to plant 10 ..

New Delhi venue of 17th edition of Old World Theatre festival 2018

The 17th edition of Old World Theatre festival 2018 is being organised by India Habitat Centre and the audiences will be able to experience 15 plays starting from October 20 in New Delhi. The theatre festival has been recognised by UNESCO as a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity”. It will open ..