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WADI (Wasteland Development in India)

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) aims to provide employment to members of the tribal community and reduce the migration of tribals from their native places under its comprehensive WADI project. What is the WADI (Wasteland Development in India) project? NABARD’s WADI is a flagship program which aims for the livelihood creation ..

Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games’ Torch unveiled

Tokyo 2020 Olympics organisers have unveiled a cherry-blossom shaped torch for the Games. The top part of the torch is shaped in the traditional emblem of the sakura, or cherry blossom of the same cutting-edge technology as in production of Japan’s bullet trains. The color of the torch is shiny rose-gold, which is 71 centimetres ..

Shillong venue of 2018 India International Cherry Blossom (IICB) festival

The 2nd edition of the India International Cherry Blossom (IICB) festival in Shillong, which is is scheduled to be held from November 14 and 17. It is the world’s only autumn cherry blossom festival. The fest will celebrate the unique mass flowering of autumn Himalayan cherry blossoms with several cultural events in the Meghalaya capital. ..

Cherry Blossom Festival

In November 2016, Meghalaya became the first state in the country to start a Cherry Blossom Festival, which is widely celebrated in Japan. The four day festival in Meghalaya will be celebrated between 14-17 November. With the blooming of cherry blossoms, Shillong and the entire East Khasi Hills have turned into pink in this November. ..

The 2nd edition of India International Cherry Blossom festival started in Meghalaya

The 2nd edition of India International Cherry Blossom festival, which is the World’s only autumn cherry blossom festival, has started on November 8, 2017 in Shillong, Meghalaya. The 4-day festival is being organized by Government of Meghalaya, Institute of Bio-resources and Sustainable Development with support from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations. According to Meghalaya ..

Goa is hosting 5th edition of “Kaju India 2017- The Global Cashew Summit”

The 5th edition of “Kaju India 2017- The Global Cashew Summit has started at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Goa from September 17, which is organised by Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI). In the 3-day summit, more than 450 delegates including 30 from foreign countries are participating in the event. The summit will bring ..

India’s first Cherry Blossom Festival to be Celebrated in Shillong

Meghalaya became the first state in the country to start a Cherry Blossom Festival, which is widely celebrated in Japan. The four day festival in Meghalaya will be celebrated between 14-17 November. With the blooming of cherry blossoms, Shillong and the entire East Khasi Hills have turned into pink in this November. This event has ..