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  • 15-Aug-2017
  • Ministry of Culture organised 'Sankalp se siddhi progamme'in Coimbatore

    Ministry of culture has organised a programme called Sankalp Se Siddhi Programme or the New India Movement.It is a programme from 2017-2022 for a clean ,poverty free and corruption free India.

     

  • 11-Aug-2017
  • Prasoon Joshi new chairman of CBFC

    Prasoon Joshi has been selected as the new chairman of Censor Board of Film Certification,.Prasoon joshi is a lyricist screen writer and ad guru in the film industry.

  • 07-Aug-2017
  • National Handloom Day celebrated on Aug 7th

    National Handloom Day is celebrated in India to honour and promote handweavers in India.It is the third edition of Handloom day after constituting it in 2015.

  • Amarnath Yatra ends

    Amarnath Yatra,the 40 day pilgrimage to Amarnath shrine in south kashmir Himalayas ended on Monday.The devotees were able to finish the pilgrimage though there was a terrorist attack killing 8 devotees in a bus.The pilgrimage concludes on the day of Raksha bandhan every year.

  • 01-Aug-2017
  • Dhrupad legend Ustaad Sayeeduddin Dagar passes away

    Dhrupad legend, Ustaad Sayeeduddin Dagar passed away in Pune.He was also a member of the eminent Dagar family.He was 78.

  • Venues for Summer olympics announced

    Paris will host the 2024 olympics,after hosting it in 1900 and 1924.They will also hold their centenary celebration.Los Angeles will  host the 2028 olympics and paralympics.They are hosting it for the third time after 1932 and 1984.

  • 14-Jul-2017
  • India to host 8th International Theatre Olympics

    The world's International Olympics will be hosted by India for the first time in 2018.It is a 51 day carnival of theatre which will be held in the 15 cities across India.The theatre olympics will begin on 17th February,2018.

  • 15-Jun-2017
  • Israeli Author David Grossman wins Man Booker International Prize

    Isreali author David Grossman has won the Man Booker International Prize for his novel 'A horse walks into a bar'.He has also become the first Isreali author to win a Man booker Prize International.

  • 01-Jun-2017
  • Kannada film producer Parvathamma Rajkumar passes away

    Kannada film producer Parvathamma Rajkumar, wife of the late Kannada superstar Rajkumar, passed away.Parvathamma was the only woman producer-distributor-exhibitor of Kannada films. Vajreshwari Combines and Poornima Enteprises, started by her, have produced many of the films starring her husband Rajkumar and sons Shivarajkumar, Raghavendra Rajkmar and Puneet Rajkumar. She has produced over 80 films. Their 87th production was Run Antony starring Vinay Rajkumar, her grandson.

  • 23-May-2017
  • Indian IAS officer publishes first philiosophical novel on God

    Haulianlal Guite an IAS officer from Manipur has written a book named 'Confessions of  A Dying Mind:The blind faith of Atheism',a novel for god.The book was unveiled by the Union Minister Kiran Rijiju.Haulianlal Gaute is a 2010 batch IAS officer from Manipur.

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