Culture: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

“Sankalp Parva” begins

On June 28, 2020, the initiative to plant trees called “Sankalp Parva” began, The initiative is to run between June 28, 2020 and July 12, 2020. Highlights The initiative was launched by Ministry of Culture. Under the initiative at least five trees are to be planted either in office campus or where ever possible in ..

Tamil Nadu and French Province to make fusion music

The Tamil Nadu Minister for Culture, Pandiarajan and the Minister from the French province Center-Val de Loire, Olivier Frezot had a meeting in the state capital Chennai. During the meeting, they announced that Tamil Nadu and the French Province of Center-Val de Loire are set to make Tamil and French fusion music, which is to ..

MoU to promote honey sector signed

The Council Scientific and Industrial Research signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to promote the honey sector. The MoU is seen as a formalization of the working relation between CSIR and KVIC. The CSIR will be providing technological expertise to the KVIC for improving honey production. This will ..

40th UNESCO General Conference being held in Paris

On 13 Nov, Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ holds bilateral talks with Education Ministers of Norway, Bangladesh, Mexico, Thailand and Malaysia on the sidelines of 40th UNESCO General Conference being held in Paris. He emphasized on collaborative research opportunities between Indian educational institutions and eminent educational institutions of Norway.   He emphasized on the   world’s ..

2019 edition of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage

The World Day for Audiovisual Heritage is observed every year on 27th of October to raise general awareness of the need to preserve and safeguard important audiovisual material for future generations. The 2019 theme is “Engage the Past Through Sound and Images”.