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  • 08-Nov-2018
  • IFFI to commence in Goa from November 20 

    The 49th International Film Festival of India, IFFI 2018 will be held in Goa from 20th to 28th of this month. 

    The festival will showcase 212 films from over 68 countries which reflects the diversity of taste. International Competition section has 15 films out of which three are Indian. 

    Information and Broadcasting Ministry said, the Festival will open with World Premiere of The Aspern Papers with international star cast. 

  • 31-Oct-2018
  • Anupam Kher Resigns As FTII Chairman

    A year after Anupam Kher was appointed as the chairperson of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Society — an autonomous body under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) — the actor resigned from the honorary post citing his commitment to an international TV show for which he has to be stationed in the US for long periods of time over next few years.

  • 29-Oct-2018
  • Arunachal Pradesh, British Council Sign MoU For Cultural, Educational Cooperation 

    The state government of Arunachal Pradesh on October 27, 2018 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the British Council to strengthen educational and cultural cooperation, in order to support the knowledge ambitions and economic growth of the state.

    The agreement aims to enhance the opportunities for the youth of Arunachal Pradesh and connect them to international expertise and ideas. It was signed by Tayek Talom, Director of Higher and Technical Education of Arunachal Pradesh and Alan Gemmell, Director of British Council India, on the sidelines of the Tawang Festival. Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu was also present on the occasion.

  • 27-Oct-2018
  • 2nd Guwahati International Film Festival Begins With Focus On ASEAN 

    The second edition of the Guwahati International Film Festival (GIFF 2018) began on Thursday on October 25. The week-long festival will end on October 31 and will witness the screening of more than 100 films from 50 countries. 

  • 20th Edition Of WETEX 2018 Held In Dubai 

    The 20th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) 2018 was held at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. WETEX is organized by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) every year. WETEX 2018 is the largest edition in the 20 year-history of WETEX. 

  • 23-Oct-2018
  • Gwalior Hosts 4-Day International Dance Festival

    Uzbekistan Ambassador to India Farhod Arziev will Sunday inaugurate a four-day international dance festival titled "Udbhav Utsav" here.

    Dance troupes from Bulgaria, Turkey and Sri Lanka, apart from 25 teams from India, will participate while a team from South Korea dropped out at the last minute, organising committee president Keshav Pandey told PTI Saturday.


  • 10-Oct-2018
  • Jharkhand To Become Partner State At Goa International Film Festival

    The Goa International Film Festival that will be held in November 2018 will have Jharkhand as a partner state. The decision was taken in meeting between Secretary of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Mr. Amit Khare and Chief Secretary of Jharkhand, Sudhir Tripathy at Ranchi.
    This will allow Jharkhand to showcase its culture and favourable filmmaking incentives announced by the state government.

  • 09-Oct-2018
  • India International Science Festival 2018 Concludes: Important Highlights 

    The four-day long mega science expo, India International Science Festival (IISF-2018) concluded in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. IISF-2018 witnessed a footfall of more than 10 lakh people and more than 22 thousand registrations, the highest in its four-year history making it the largest festival of its kind in Asia.
    IISF was inaugurated by the President Ram Nath Kovind. IISF 2018 also saw two major Guinness World Records being made one of which was a World Record successful attempt to “isolate DNA” by 550 students from class 8th to 10th standard. IISF-2018 with its focal theme “Science for Transformation” had more than 23 special events in its 4th edition.

  • 04-Oct-2018
  • National Khadi Festival 2018 Held in Mumbai

    The National Khadi Festival 2018 is being organised by Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) to promote Khadi products.
    The festival was inaugurated by Union Minister for Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Giriraj Singh in Mumbai on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti 2018. The main objective of the festival is to promote the products of cottage industry and create awareness regarding the art of states.

  • 17-Sep-2018
  • Jaipur Literature Festival Begins in Houston 

    The Jaipur Literature Festival began in Houston at the Asia Society of Texas.  The festival, touted as the world’s largest free literary gathering, started with a soulful music performance by Indian Sufi singer Zila Khan. 
    The inaugural session also saw Congress leader and writer Shashi Tharoor discuss his book “Why i am a Hindu” with writer Namita Gokhale. 
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