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Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana: Guidelines issued

The Ministry of Culture has issued guidelines to conduct cultural events under the central sector scheme “Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana”. Highlights The guidelines will benefit artists and institutions by providing alternative services through digital platforms. Also, the Ministry has granted permission to conduct events on virtual mode. Guidelines The Utilization Certificate must be submitted. The ..

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September 30: Harijan Sevak Sangh Foundation Day

The Harijan Sevak Sangh was established on September 30, 1932. It was founded by Gandhiji. He founded it when he was in Yervada Jail, Pune. The legend was fasting when he founded the Sangh. Background Gandhiji opposed the segregation of depressed classes of Hindu community into a separate group. This was done at the Second ..

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Assam Assembly passed bill to protect State’s Heritage Sites

Assam assembly passed bills for creation of three autonomous councils which included Moran, Motok and Kamtapur Autonomous Council. These proposals were made by the government after the height of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protest. The assembly passing the proposal has led celebrations in some areas. The Bills were passed in the 4-day Assembly Session that ..

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India-Portugal sign 7 agreements

The Portugal President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa is on a 4-day visit to India. During his visit, he held talks with PM Modi. After their meeting 4 agreements were signed between the countries Highlights The countries signed agreements on culture, transport, investment, industrial and intellectual property rights. Agreements were also signed on developing a world ..

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Disaster Management Exercise of BIMSTEC NDRF begins in Bhubaneswar

The National Disaster Response Force of Government of India is to host the second BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise-2020 (BIMSTEC DMEx-2020). The exercise is to be held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha between February 11, 2020 and February 13, 2020. The main objective of the exercise is to test the existing emergency procedures, disaster problems, during flood, earthquake ..

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