Indian Council for Cultural Relations Current Affairs, GK & News
The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is organizing a crafts exhibition-cum-fair in Delhi with the aim of popularising traditional Indian crafts among the diplomatic community. Overview: This crafts fair is being held as a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM) celebrations. At Bikaner House, this fair will be held and it has ..
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 ..
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 ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
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, ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: Amish Tripathi • Girish Karnad • Gopalkrishna Gandhi • Iccr • Indian Council for Cultural Relations • London's Nehru Centre • London's Nehru Centre Diretor • Secret of the Nagas • Sita - Warrior of Mithila’ • Srinivas Gotru
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 ..
Topics: Amish Tripathi • Cultural promotion organizations • Gopalkrishna Gandhi • India • Indian Council for Cultural Relations • Indian family names • Indian people • Jawaharlal Nehru • Karnad • Mithila • The Secret of the Nagas • Tripathi
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 ..
Topics: Abul Kalam Azad • Azad • Bharat Ratna • India • Indian Council for Cultural Relations • Indian Muslims • Lalit Kala Akademi • Music education in India • Sahitya Akademi • Sangeet Natak Akademi