Parsi people: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Dinyar Contractor, veteran actor and theatre legend, passes away

Published: June 5, 2019

Dinyar Contractor (79), the veteran actor and theatre legend, has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on June 5, 2019. He was best known for his comic roles in films and was awarded a Padma Shri in 2019. He was appeared in many Bollywood films like Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Khiladi, Badshah, Daraar and 36 China ..

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Varun Gandhi authors “A Rural Manifesto – Realising India’s Future through her Villages”

Published: December 20, 2018

The book “A Rural Manifesto – Realising India’s Future through her Villages” has been authored by BJP MP Varun Gandhi. In it, he suggested solutions to address the concerns of rural India. The book seeks to open a national conversation on rural distress & highlighted the potential solutions in development policy with a focus on ..

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Ministry of Women and Child Development wins SKOCH’s ‘Best performing Social Sector Ministry’ award

Published: June 22, 2018

The SKOCH Group has conferred the ‘Best performing Social Sector Ministry’ award on the Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) for its significant achievements and initiatives from the last 4 years. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi received the award on behalf of the Ministry in an event held in New Delhi on June 22, 2018. The excerpts ..

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Newton Bhabha Fund

Published: May 2, 2018

Newton Bhabha Fund will aid India and UK in engaging and expanding the scope of relations as The Newton Bhabha Fund aims to bring together the UK and Indian scientific research and innovation sectors to find joint solutions to the challenges facing India in economic development and social welfare. The Newton Bhabha Fund will use ..

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Mankea Gandhi launches an intensive program to train Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayati Raj Institutions

Published: November 27, 2017

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, the Minister of Women and Child Development, has launched an intensive training program for Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayati Raj Institutions and Master Trainers in New Delhi on November 27, 2017. This capacity building program is being organized by National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD) of the WCD ..

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