Saraswati: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

2019 Kharchi Puja Festival celebrated in Tripura

Published: July 13, 2019

On 11th July 2019, the centuries-old annual Kharchi Puja festival has started with great pomp & show at Puran Agartala in Tripura. The word ‘Kharchi’ is derived from the word Khya which means earth. Kharchi Puja is basically done to worship the earth. Originally a Hindu tribals’ festivity, it is now observed by all communities ..

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Prayagraj Kumbha Mela 2019 makes it to the Guinness World Records

Published: March 4, 2019

The Prayagraj Kumbh Mela 2019 has made into Guinness World Records in the following three sectors: Largest traffic and crowd management plan. Biggest painting exercise of public sites under paint my city scheme. Biggest sanitation and waste disposal mechanism. Kumbha Mela Kumbh Mela, the festival of the sacred pitcher is the largest public gathering and ..

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Sanskriti Kumbh

Published: January 12, 2019

The Uttar Pradesh Governor Shri Ram Naik inaugurated the Sanskriti Kumbh at Prayagraj. The Sanskriti Kumbh celebrates the conglomeration of Spiritual Consciousness and Cultural Heritage of India in the main premises of Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj. It is being organised by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat initiative. ..

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Haryana government approves projects to revive mythical Saraswati river

Published: January 7, 2019

On 2nd January 2019, the Haryana government approved 11 projects for the rejuvenation of the mythical Saraswati river. The purpose of the projects is to revive the ancient Sarasvati river in the state and ensure regular flow of fresh water into it. These include the construction of Somb Saraswati barrage, Saraswati reservoir and Adi Badri ..

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Joy Goswami chosen for 31st Moortidevi Award – 2017

Published: December 19, 2017

Eminent Bengali poet Joy Goswami has been chosen for the 31st Moortidevi Award for the year 2017 for his poetry collection titled “Du Dondo Phowara Matro”. It is an autobiographical account of the poet’s life featuring his close ones including a pet cat. The work also echoes secret trysts, chance loves and more of the ..

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