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Mohammed Zahur Hashmi (92), the veteran music composer, has passed away in Mumbai on August 20, 2019. Popularly known as Khayyam, he was best known for his music in classic films such as ‘Umrao Jaan’ and ‘Kabhi Kabhie’. He was a recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and Padma Bhushan. In 2016, the veteran composer ..
Uttarakhand has won the most film-friendly state award at the 66th National Film awards 2018. This is the first time that this category has been added to the list of National Awards. A panel consists of Rahul Rawail, Utpal Borpujari and A S Kanal announced the award. The Uttarakhand government has provided various subsidies to ..
Topics: 66th National Film Awards • Abhishek Kapoor • Cinema of India • Indian culture • Indian films • Kedarnath • Punjabi people • Rahul Rawail • Rawail • States and union territories of India • Utpal Borpujari
Devadas Kanakala (75), the veteran Telugu actor, has passed away in Hyderabad on August 3, 2019. Hailed from Yanam (neighbouring East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh) in Pondicherry, Kanakala began his career about five decades ago. He acted in about 100 films and would be best remembered for ‘O Seetha Katha’, ‘Siri Sirmuvva’, ‘Gorintaku’ and ..
The Ministry of Culture has recently announced to include the remaining languages from 8th schedule of the Indian Constitution — Nepali and Santhali in the Sub-Field of Field “Literature” in the scheme component ‘Award of Senior/Junior Fellowships to Outstanding Artistes in the Fields of Culture’. The Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT) of Dwarka ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Bishnupriya Manipuri language • Dogri language • Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India • Indian culture • Indo-Aryan languages • Indo-Aryan peoples • Konkani language • Languages of India • Names of India in its official languages
After nearly four decades, Chandigarh has finally received affiliation from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Now, the city can also have its own team in the Ranji Trophy and other domestic tournaments organised by the BCCI. This was stated by Union Territory Cricket Association (UTCA) President Sanjay Tandon. Following the development, ..
Topics: Board of Control for Cricket in India • Chandigarh • Chandigarh cricket team • Cricket • Cricket in India • Indian Cricket League • Indian culture • Ranji Trophy • Sport in India • Union Territory Cricket Association