Culture Current Affairs, GK & News

Little Guru: World’s First Gamified Sanskrit Learning Application

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) tied up with the Gamapp Sportswizz Tech Private Limited to launch “LITTLE GURU” application. It is a specialized mobile application for learning Sanskrit. About “Little Guru” Little Guru is a gamified application. It teaches Sanskrit in an interactive platform. This makes learning easier. The app was launched during ..

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What is Life in Miniature Project?

Life in Miniature Project is a combination between the Ministry of Culture, National Museum, New Delhi, and Google Arts & Culture. Who launched the project? Life in Miniature project was launched by the Union Ministry of Culture in late October 2020. What is the objective of the project? The project will allow online viewing of ..

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“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 ..

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“Dekho Apna Desh”: A Webinar launched by Tourism Ministry

On April 14, 2020, the Ministry of Tourism launched “Dekho Apna Desh”. It is a webinar that caters in-depth information about tourist destinations in the country. It also provides details about culture and heritage of India. Highlights The first webinar series is to explain long history of Delhi. It has been titled as “City of ..

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GoI: More firearms for Indian Shooters and others should surrender excess guns

On February 24, 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs has issued notification under the Arms Act, 1959 and Arms Rules, 2016. The main aim of the notice is to facilitate the shooting practices of Indian Shooters. Highlights According to the new rules, the renowned shooters and international medalists shall hold 12 additional weapons. Earlier the ..

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