Ministry of Information and Broadcasting: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

IFFI to be held in November at Goa, as per schedule

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in November 2020 as per the schedule of the event. The event is normally held in Goa between November 20 and 28. This year also, the same timeline is fixed for the event and no change has been proposed till now in the schedule. What ..

Famous film festival “Berlinale” to be held from 20th February to 1st March

The 70th edition of the famous Berlin film festival “Berlinale” is set to be held from 20th February to 1st march, this year. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting of India, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), is participating in the festival. Union External Affairs Minister of India, S. Jaishankar will inaugurate the ..

3rd Edition of North Zone Conference of Media Units conducted in Jammu

For the Media units under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, a two-day Zonal Conference of Media Units was organized by the Regional Outreach Bureau of the Jammu and Kashmir Region at Jammu from Friday, 17th January 2020 in which along with the newly formed union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the ..

100th birth anniversary of I K Gujral

December 4th, 2019 marks the 100th birth anniversary of Inder Kumar Gujral. I K Gujral was the 12th Prime Minister of India. He became the prime Minister in 1997. He was born in Jhelum in 1919. He hailed from a family of freedom fighters and is also noted for his participation in national movement- especially ..

KS Dhatwalia appointed as new Principal Director General of Press Information Bureau

KS Dhatwalia, the senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer,  has been appointed as the Principal Director General of Press Information Bureau (PIB).  Mr. Dhatwalia  will continue to hold the additional charge of Director General, Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC).