Makar Sankranti Current Affairs, GK & News
The 31st International Kite Festival, one of the most expected festivals that allures the crowd especially kite flyers from all over the world began on 7th January 2020 at Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The festival was inaugurated by Governor of Gujarat, Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani amid the presence of ..
137 foundation day of Indian Metrological Department observed In the year 1875, the Government of India established the India Meteorological Department, bringing all meteorological work in the country under a central authority. Mr. H. F. Blanford was appointed Meteorological Reporter to the Government of India. The first Director General of Observatories was Sir John Eliot ..
Topics: Bihu • Culture of Assam • Festivals • Harvest festivals • India • Indian culture • Makar Sankranti • Pongal • States and union territories of India • Surya • Thai Pongal • Tourism in North East India
Government permits to prosecute 21 social networking sites The Government grants sanction to prosecute 21 social networking sites for allegedly promoting enmity between classes and causing prejudice to national integration. Department of Information Technology, in its report, tells a Delhi court that there is sufficient material to proceed against them. The sites which may be ..
Topics: Bihu • Calendars • Festivals • Harvest festivals • Hindu astronomy • Lohri • Makar Sankranti • Punjabi festivals • States and union territories of India • Thai Pongal • Uttar Pradesh • Winter festivals
Events & Happenings:2nd Global Marathi Literary Meet:Second Global Marathi meet will be held in Dubai from March 2-6, 2010. Veteran Marathi litterateur Mangesh Padgaonkar has been selected as president of this meet. Sixth International Children’s Film Festival, BangaloreSixth International Children’s Film Festival has started in Bangalore. The main theme is Environment and 13 movies on ..