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The National Cultural Audiovisual Archives (NCAA) project of India becomes world’s first trusted digital repository

The National Cultural Audiovisual Archives (NCAA) project of the Ministry of Culture has become the world’s first Trusted Digital Repository as per ISO 16363:2012 standard, which is granted by Primary Trustworthy Digital Repository Authorisation Body Ltd. (PTAB), United Kingdom (UK). The NCAA is implemented by Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA). The primary ..

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India ranked 42nd at Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s annual Global Democracy Index

India has been ranked 42nd out of 165 countries at the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)’s annual Global Democracy Index due to rise of conservative religious ideologies and increase in vigilantism and violence against minorities as well as other dissenting voices. This year’s report which also measured the state of media freedom around the world noted ..

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International Literacy Day (ILD) observed on 8 September

The International Literacy Day (ILD) is observed every year on September 8 to emphasize the importance of literacy to individuals, society and communities. The 2017 theme is ‘Literacy in a Digital World’. The special 2-day event will be organized at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris today, with an overall aim to look at what kind of ..

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India to partner European Nations in Social Science Research

The Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), for the first time, collaborate with four European countries in multi-lateral Social Science research. The projects for networking and social science research cooperation in b/w the researchers of these nations have been approved. Who are these organizations? The organizations with which India will collaborate are: The French ..

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Sakshar Bharti Portal launched by the Government

Sakshar Bharat Portal launched with an objective for superior planning, monitoring and impact analysis of Sakshar Bharat Mission being implemented under National Literacy Mission Authority The portal will also provide information about the scheme and its implementation in States It will facilitate citizen feedback and correction through public participation and social audit Sakshar Bharati was launched ..

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