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‘Chapchar Kut’ celebrated in Mizoram

‘Chapchar Kut’ is a popular and the biggest festival celebrated across the state of Mizoram. It is celebrated to welcome the spring season. The festival is celebrated by all the people of the state with many cultural events associated with it. People participate in dance and musical events including the traditional bamboo dance – Cheraw.

Union Ministry of Minority Affairs inaugurates ‘Hunar Haat’

“Hunar Haat” is an initiative of the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. Under the initiative, stalls are set up, where master artisans, craftsmen and culinary experts from across the country participate, to showcase their talents. It aims at providing employment opportunities to indigenous artisans and preserving the culture of our country. Recently, ..

Indian Culture Portal launched

The Union Minister of State(independent charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel launched the Indian Culture web portal in New Delhi on Tuesday, 10th December 2019. The web portal was envisioned by the Ministry of Culture and was completely developed by a team from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. The curation of ..

National Art Gallery to reopen in Chennai

The National Art Gallery in Chennai is to be reopened. It is an important component of the Egmore Museum in the city. It had been renovated at the cost of 11 crore INR by the Public Works Department. The restoration and conservation work was done under the guidance of the experts from the Archaeological Survey ..

Manipuri films blacked out at International Film Festival of India

Manipur films, some of which have carved a niche in the national and international film world by bagging prestigious awards such as Grand Prix and Golden Conch blacked out from the golden jubilee of International Film Festival of India scheduled to be held in Goa after November 20 to 28. Syam Sharma, director of Imagi Ningthem (My ..

Leeladhar Jagoori honoured with 28th Vyas Samman for year 2018

In New Delhi , the well known Hindi writer Leeladhar Jagoori has been honoured with the prestigious 28th Vyas Samman for the year 2018 for his poetry collection- ‘Jitne Log Utne Prem’. Since 1991, the Vyas Samman is given by K K Birla Foundation for an outstanding literary work in Hindi authored by an Indian ..

Veteran actress TP Radhamani passes away

Veteran actress TP Radhamani who was predominantly active in Malayalam cinema passed away in Chennai. The 67-year old actor was under treatment for cancer.

PV Sindhu named as ambassador for PM Modi’s ‘Bharat Ki Laxmi’ initiative

Actor Deepika Padukone and shuttler PV Sindhu has been named the ambassadors for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new initiative called ‘Bharat Ki Laxmi’ movement.  The aim of the initiative is to bring commendable work done by women across the nation to light ahead of the Diwali festival.