Sanskrit Current Affairs, GK & News

Little Guru: World’s First Gamified Sanskrit Learning Application

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) tied up with the Gamapp Sportswizz Tech Private Limited to launch “LITTLE GURU” application. It is a specialized mobile application for learning Sanskrit. About “Little Guru” Little Guru is a gamified application. It teaches Sanskrit in an interactive platform. This makes learning easier. The app was launched during ..

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Bhanu Jayanti celebrated in Sikkim

On July 13, 2020, the state of Sikkim celebrated 206th Banu Jayanti. Bhanu Jayanti is celebrated in the state to commemorate the birth anniversary of Bhanubhakta Acharya Adikavi (1814-1868). Highlights Bhanu Jayanti falls on the 29th day of month of Ashad in Nepali calendar. The day is celebrated by Government of Nepal as well. Bhanubhakta ..

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First ever News Magazine Programme in Sanskrit

The All India Radio is to broadcast the first ever “News Magazine” programme in Sanskrit. The programme has been titled “Sanskrit Saptahiki”. Highlights The news programme is to be aired every Saturday for a duration of 20 minutes. Also, the programme is to be re-telecasted on Sunday. The programme will broadcast developments of the week. ..

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21st June: International Yoga Day

On 11th December 2014, International Yoga Day was adopted under its Resolution by the United Nations General Assembly following the proposal given by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his speech at the General Assembly of the United Nations on 27th September 2014. The day was first observed in the year 2015. The aim of observing ..

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The Central Sanskrit Universities Bill, 2019 introduced

On March 2, 2020, the HRD Minister introduced the Central Sanskrit Universities Bill, 2019 in Rajya Sabha. It was introduced in Lok Sabha in December 2019 and was passed. Key Features of the Bill The bill aims to convert deemed Sanskrit universities to central Sanskrit universities. They are Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi, Rashtriya Sanskrit ..

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