First time Santhali used in Parliament

Earlier the facility of the simultaneous interpretation of Parliament’s proceedings was available for 17 languages given under the Eight Schedule of our Constitution. On 10 August 2018, Speaker of the lower house of the Parliament, Lok Sabha announced that the members of both the houses of the parliament can now speak in any of the ..

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Konark Festival and International Sand Art Festival begins in Odisha

Governor of Odisha, Professor Ganeshi Lal, inaugurated the 30th edition of the Konark festival of classical dance. The annual 5-day dance festival started on 1st December is being organized in the backdrop of the Sun Temple in Konark, Puri district of Odisha. Konark dance festival showcases the best of India’s classical and traditional dance forms. ..

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First Maritime Museum of India to be set up at Lothal

Lothal, a Harappan site of one of the oldest ports in India is located on the Saurashtra coast of Gujarat has been chosen for setting up the first maritime museum, the National Maritime Heritage Museum of India. The Museum will have its own independent research center of underwater archaeology that will work towards an archaeology ..

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India First Asian country to Participate as “Guest of Honour” in the Second Largest Book Fair in the World

Union Minister of State (MoS) for Human Resource Development (HRD), Sanjay Dhotre, inaugurated the Indian Pavilion at the Guadalajara International Book Fair 2019. Philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi,’Let Our Lives Be Open Books’ is the theme of the Indian pavilion. The book fair started on 30th November and will continue till the 8th December 2019. India ..

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