Indian Council for Cultural Relations Current Affairs, GK & News

Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act

Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 seeks to promote educational and cultural exchange between the US and other countries in a bid to enhance mutual understanding of the US people and the people of other countries. The US State Department has recently ended 5 cultural exchange programmes with China under this Act. These ..

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5th International Ramayan Festival organized in New Delhi

The 5th International Ramayan Festival organized by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is being held from 17-19 September 2019 in New Delhi. The maiden day of festival was presided by Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah as Chief Guest. Key Highlights The year 2019 is 5th edition of International Ramayan Festival. The festival ..

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Author Amish Tripathi appointed director of London’s Nehru Centre

Renowned Author Amish Tripathi has been named as the new director of London’s Nehru Centre, under Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). About Amish Tripathi He is the author of best-selling books such as ‘Secret of the Nagas’ and ‘Sita – Warrior of Mithila’. He will take over the director’s post from diplomat Srinivas Gotru, ..

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Amish Tripathi appointed as new director of Nehru Centre in London

Author Amish Tripathi has been appointed the new director of Nehru Centre in London, which is under the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). He will replace diplomat Srinivas Gotru. Tripathi is the author of best-selling books such as the Secret of the Nagas and Sita – Warrior of Mithila. The Nehru Centre was founded ..

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National Education Day (NED) in India celebrated on 11 Nov

The National Education Day (NED) is celebrated every year in India on 11th of November to commemorate the birth anniversary of great freedom fighter, educationist & social reformer Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. He was also the independent India’s first education minister (served from 1947 to 1958). In 1912, he started a weekly journal in Urdu ..

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