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 ..
Indo-Aryan peoples: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News
The International Prakrit Conference was organized in November, 2017 at Shravanabelagola (Karnataka). Here, an Indologist raised the question – why hasn’t Prakrit got classical status? Some important facts: About Prakrit The name Prakrit language is derived from prakrta, meaning ‘ordinary’, ‘natural’, ‘vulgar’. Its classified as Indo-European →Indo-Iranian →Middle Indo- Aryan. Prakrit is a group of ..
Events / Happenings / Observances:Reserve Bank of India: Platinum Jubilee Celebration FinaleEstablished on April 1, 1935, the Reserve Bank of India, country’s central bank, celebrated 2009-2010 as its Platinum Jubilee year. The year-long celebrations included several events with a series of learning events to showcase the Reserve Bank as a knowledge institution, a set of ..