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India and Israel enter into a new cultural agreement with multiple targets

A cultural agreement has been signed between India and Israel with the aim of strengthening the strategic bilateral ties by the promotion of greater people-to-people exchanges. From the Indian side, Sanjeev Singla, India’s Ambassador to Israel, signed the agreement with the Foreign Minister of Israel, Gabi Ashkenazi. Earlier on that day, both countries signed an ..

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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.

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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, ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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