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India to host men’s edition of junior hockey World Cup 2021

International Hockey Federation (FIH) recently announced that India will host the men’s edition of the junior hockey World Cup 2021. The women’s junior World Cup event will be held in Potchefstroom in South Africa. This is the first time the African continent is organising the apex sports event. The Continental qualifier matches are scheduled throughout ..

Art Exhibition in Bangladesh to mark 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

A 10-day long art exhibition to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi was inaugurated in Bangladesh on Wednesday, 8th January 2020 with floral tribute paid by the Members of Parliament of Bangladesh H.M Ibrahim and Mirza Alam from Noakhali and Jamalpur constituency respectively. Noakhali and Jamalpur are the places in Bangladesh where two ..

‘Raisina Dialogue 2020’ from 14th-16th January in New Delhi

The multilateral conference that has emerged as India’s flagship conference since its inception in the year 2016 on geoeconomics and geopolitics is organized annually in New Delhi. In collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, the Conference is organized by the Indian independent think tank- Observer Research Foundation (ORF).  The multi-stakeholder dialogue is structured for ..

India to host 36th International Geological Congress

The International Geological Congress(ICG) is a mega event organized once in every four years since its inception in Paris in the year 1878. The 36th edition will be organized in India’s capital New Delhi from 2nd-8th March next year. The International Geological Congress has 45 themes, that cover all aspects of our planet, Earth. The ..

44,000 years old Painting found in Indonesia Cave

A 44,000 years old painting was discovered on the wall of a cave in Indonesia. The art appears to show a buffalo being hunted by creatures like a part-human, part-animal holding possibly ropes and spears. The finding was presented by archaeologists from the Brisbane based Griffith University in the journal Nature. This is not the ..

What is the Incredible India Road Show?

Incredible India Road Show is an initiative by the Ministry of Tourism for promoting the tourism sector of India worldwide by organizing roadshows that showcase India’s ancient culture and rich heritage. This promotes and helps in positioning India as a preferred tourism destination for foreign tourists. Incredible India Road Show has been conducted in various ..

Zozibini Tunzi crowned Miss Universe 2019

26-year-old Miss South Africa, Zozibini Tunzi was crowned as the Miss Universe 2019 on Sunday, 8th December 2019. In the finals, Zozibini defeated Miss Puerto Rico, Madison Anderson, who finished as the Runner-up. Miss Mexico, Sofia Aragon finished in third place. This year marked the 68th edition of Miss Universe competition and was held at ..

BRICS at G-20

A Joint Statement was released on the BRICS Leaders Informal Meeting which occurred on the sidelines of the G20 Summit ongoing in Osaka, Japan. What the statement contains? The BRICS governments take note of the priorities chosen by Japan for its standard of living, democratic institutions and for the environment. The world economic growth is ..