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2nd Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav begins in New Delhi

The second edition of Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav (RSM)-2016 was inaugurated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts in New Delhi. The 10-day event aims to showcase the rich cultural heritage of India in all its rich and varied dimensions. Key Facts RSM 2016 will showcase Handicrafts, Painting, Cuisine, Photography, ..

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Women of India Festival 2016 of organic products inaugurated in New Delhi

The Women of India Festival 2016 of organic products was inaugurated by the Union Minister of Women & Child Development in New Delhi The 10 day festival has been organised by the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development to benefit women entrepreneurs, and also actively promote organic food and products. Key Facts The Women ..

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Union Government to commemorate birth centenary of Nanaji Deshmukh

The Union Government is going to commemorate the birth centenary of social activist and former RSS leader Nanaji Deshmukh from October 11, 2016 to October 11, 2017. It was announced by the Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma during inaugural programme organised on the eve of the birth centenary celebrations. Who is Nanaji Deshmukh? Nanaji Deshmukh ..

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India to host 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction

India is hosting the 2016 Asian Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) from November 3 to 5, 2016 in New Delhi. This will be second time India hosting AMCDRR. The conference will be hosted by Union Government in collaboration with the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR). Key Facts It will be ..

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President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates World Sustainable Development Summit

President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the first edition of World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. The summit was organised by The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) with the theme Beyond 2015: People, Planet and Progress. Key Facts WSDS has replaced TERI’s earlier called Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS). The first DSDS ..

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