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Archaeologists to use airborne lasers to examine Rajgir’s history

Rajgir Archaeological Survey Project (RASP) is a collaborative project between the society and Nalanda University in co-ordination with Bihar’s Ministry of Art, Culture and Youth. It aims to establish a better understanding of the historic city’s landscape by studying the existing archaeological remains through a comprehensive survey.

Recommended for : Rajgir , Archaeological survey , LIDAR , Rajgir Archaeological Survey Project , Bihar’s Ministry of Art , Culture and Youth , Nalanda , Magadha Empire , Gautama Buddha , Lord Mahavira

Kamal Haasan chosen for France’s Chevalier de L’Ordre Arts et Lettres

The Ordre des Arts et des Lettres is an Order of France, established on 2 May 1957 by the Minister of Culture. Its purpose is the recognition of significant contributions to the arts, literature, or the propagation of these fields.

Recommended for : Ordre des Arts et des Lettres , Order of France , Kamal Haasan , French Award

Shashi Shekhar Committee on World Culture Festival of AOL submitted report to NGT

The 5-member committee was formed by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) in the wake of allegations that the festival caused extensive damage to the biodiversity and aquatic life of Yamuna in March 2016.

Recommended for : shashi shekhar committee , world culture festival , art of living , Yamuna damage , environment

India and Iran sign 12 Bilateral Agreements in various areas including Chabahar Port Development

India-Iran Cultural Exchange Programme to extend the CEP for the period 2016-2019 covering the areas of culture and art; radio, TV, mass media and cinema; and relevant general and financial terms.

Recommended for : India-Iran relation , India , Iran , Narendra Modi , PM in Iran

Union Government reconstituted IGNCA Trust; Ram Bahadur Rai appointed President

Veteran dancer Sonal Mansingh, film maker Chandraprakash Dwivedi and lyricist Prasoon Joshi are included in as members of the 20 member reconstituted body.

Recommended for : IGNCA , Indira Gandhi , Arts and Culture , Ram Bahadur Rai

30th Surajkund International Crafts Mela started at Faridabad

Telangana was selected as the Theme State and will showcase its unique culture and rich heritage and about 300 artistes from the state will perform different folk arts.

Recommended for : Surajkund Mela Telangana , Surajkund International Crafts Mela , Theme State ,

Noted theatre artiste Chatla Sriramulu passed away

He was instrumental in the establishment of popular literary and cultural organization Rasaranjani which is dedicated to the field of theatre arts.

Recommended for : Chatla Sriramulu , passed away , noted theatre artiste

'India in Shanghai’ Cultural Week inaugurated at Shanghai

This is the first time in the 17-year history of the China Shanghai International Arts Festival that India was designated as the guest country during the festival.

Recommended for : India in Shanghai , Indian Cultural Week , Shanghai , Shanghai International Arts Festival , Visit India Year , China

Nandakumara, Sivanesan honoured in UK with Lifetime Achievement Award & Sangeet Acharya Ratna

Nandakumara and Sivasakthi Sivanesan were awarded for their contribution to Indian arts and music at a function held at the Nehru centre, London.

Recommended for : Nandakumara , Sivasakthi Sivanesan , Ranjan Mathai , Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan , Carnatic Music , traditional Indian arts , traditional Indian culture

DD, CCTV signed agreement for exchange of art, culture programmes

The exchange of programmes will begin by the end 2015 and both networks will also take up co-production works for this initiative.

Recommended for : Doordarshan , China Central Television , CCTV

भारती खेर फ्रांस के सर्वोच्च सांस्कृतिक पुरस्कार से सम्मानित

भारतीय कलाकार भारती खेर को फ्रांस के सर्वोच्च सांस्कृतिक पुरस्कार 'नाइट ऑफ द ऑर्डर ऑफ आर्ट्स एंड लेटर्स' से 23 मार्च 2015 को सम्मानित किया गया.

Recommended for : Artist Bharti Kher , highest cultural award of France , Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters , कलाकार भारती खेर , फ्रांस के सर्वोच्च सांस्कृतिक पुरस्कार , 'नाइट ऑफ द ऑर्डर ऑफ आर्ट्स एंड लेटर्स'

बीबीसी ने किया भारत की बेटी वृत्तचित्र का प्रसारण

ब्रिटिश ब्रॉडकास्टिंग कॉर्पोरेशन (बीबीसी) ने 4 मार्च 2015 को वृत्तचित्र भारत की बेटी का प्रसारण किया.

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India and Australia signed five pacts and agreed on early closure of Civil Nuclear Deal

India and Australia on 18 November 2014 signed five pacts on social security, transfer of sentenced prisoners, combating narcotics trade, tourism, and Arts and Culture.

Recommended for : India and Australia , five pacts , closure of civil nuclear deal , social security , transfer of sentenced prisoners , Arts and Culture , Framework for Security Cooperation , Cultural Centre in Sydney , Modi visit to Australia

Gujarat government set up SPV to promote Vadodara as Cultural capital

Gujarat government set up a Special Purpose Vehicle to promote Vadodara as the cultural capital of Gujarat.

Recommended for : Gujarat government , Special Purpose Vehicle , Vadodara , cultural capital of Gujarat , Vadodara International Art and Culture Festival , Vadodara International Art and Culture Festival Authority

श्रीपद येसो नाइक ने ललित कला अकादमी की 60वीं वर्षगांठ समारोह का आरंभ किया

केंद्रीय संस्कृति व पर्यटन मंत्री श्रीपद येसो नाइक ने 5 अगस्त 2014 को ललित कला अकादमी की 60वीं वर्षगांठ समारोह का आरंभ किया.

Recommended for : Central Culture and Tourism Minister Shripad Yesso Naik , 60th anniversary celebrations of Academy of Fine Arts , केंद्रीय संस्कृति व पर्यटन मंत्री श्रीपद येसो नाइक , ललित कला अकादमी की 60वीं वर्षगांठ समारोह

Union Ministry of Culture and Tate signed MoU

Ministry of Culture and Tate has signed a MoU to develop collaborations focused on modern and contemporary art.

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103 वर्षीय पार्क मेन्शन इमारत वर्ष 2013 के विरासत पुरस्कार से सम्मानित

103 वर्षीय पार्क मेन्शन इमारत को इंटेक विरासत 2013 का पुरुस्कार दिया गया.

Recommended for : Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage Award 2013 , INTACH , Park Mansions , भारतीय राष्‍ट्रीय कला और सांस्‍कृतिक विरासत न्यास , पार्क मेन्शन

Anjolie Ela Menon awarded with Dayawati Modi Award

Anjolie Ela Menon, a contemporary artist was awarded with Dayawati Modi Award for Art and Culture and Education by Dayawati Foundation

Recommended for : Anjolie Ela Menon , Dayawati Modi Award for Art and Culture and Education , Dayawati Foundation

Exhibition on Development of the Hungarian Cultural Roots Inaugurated at NGMA

The exhibition entitled From Organic Forms to Light Art: Selection from the Contemporary Hungarian Art was inaugurated at NGMA, New Delhi.

Recommended for : National Gallery of Modern Art , From Organic Forms to Light Art: Selection from the Contemporary Hungarian Art , Hungarian cultural roots , Hungary

Bono Honoured With Highest Cultural Award of France- the Commander of the Order

Bono the frontman of rock band U2 was awarded with the Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters on 17 July 2013 for the contribution to music.

Recommended for : Bono , Paul Hewson , Commander of the Order , Commander of the Order of Arts and Letters

Alfredo Guevara, the Cuban Filmmaker and Arts Leader Died at 87

Renowned filmmaker of Cuba, cultural and intellectual leader Alfredo Guevara died on 19 April 2013 due to heart failure.

Recommended for : Alfredo Guevara , Cuban Filmmaker and Arts Leader

Bollywood Actress Hema Malini Selected for Bharat Muni Samman

India Current Affairs 2012.Famous Bollywood actress and Bharatanatyam exponent Hema Malini had been selected for the prestigious Bharat Muni Samman of year 2012 for her outstanding contribution to the field of art and culture...

Recommended for : Hema Malini , Bharat Muni Samman , Pandit Birju Maharaj , Bhubaneshwar

Campaign started to get Delhi a status of Heritage site

India Current Affairs 2012. Campaign to get Delhi a status of World Heritage City started on 12 September 2012 after Government of Delhi approved the campaign by the Indian National Trust for Art & Cultural Heritage

Recommended for : Delhi , World Heritage City , UNESCO , A. G. K. Menon

China donated 1 million US dollars to Nalanda International University

International Current Affairs 2011. Chinese Ambassador to India, Zhang Yan on 17 November 2011 handed over the cheque of 1 million US dollars for construction of a library in Nalanda International University (NIU)

Recommended for : India China , Nalanda Univeristy , Current Affairs November 2011 , Chinese Art and Culture

Delhi Tourism organised Kite Festival upholding the Rich History of Flying Kites

India Current Affairs 2011. Two-day long Kite festival was organised by the Delhi Tourism to educate masses about the history of flying kite

Recommended for : current affairs November 2011 , Kite festival , Delhi Tourism , Delhi Government's Department of Art and Culture , Dilli Haat

First Consultative Workshop on Formulating a Water Policy organised in Delhi

India Current Affairs 2011. Delhi Jal Board in association with Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage organised the first consultative workshop on formulating a water policy for Delhi

Recommended for : current affairs September 2011 , National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage , Delhi Jal Board , water policy , density of population , water distribution system , sewage treatment

Secretary of Sri Lalithakala Academy Foundation and an Art Critic, B.S.S. Rao died

India Current Affairs 2011. Secretary of Sri Lalithakala Academy Foundation and an art critic, B.S.S. Rao died on 4 July 2011 in Saraswathipuram

Recommended for : current affairs July 2011 , Sri Lalithakala Academy Foundation , art critic B.S.S. Rao died , Carnatic music , Indian dance forms , national-level dance festivals , South Central Cultural Zone , M.S. Subbulakshmi Memorial Music Festival

पिकासो की ला लेक्चर पेंटिंग 4 करोड़ डॉलर में बिकी

स्पेन के प्रख्यात चित्रकार पाब्लो पिकासो की ला लेक्चर नामक (Pablo Picasso's La Lecture) पेंटिंग लंदन के सोथबी नीलामीघर में 40.7 मिलियन डॉलर में 8 फरवरी 2011 को बिकी. पाब्लो पिकासो ने अपनी प्रेमिका मेरी थेरेसी वाल्टर की इस पेंटिंग को वर्ष 1932 में बनाया था....

Recommended for : Pablo Picasso , La Lecture , Art , Culture , Painting , पाब्लो पिकासो , ला लेक्चर , कला , संस्कृति , पेंटिंग

Katrina Kaif Voted the Sexiest Woman on Earth

Katrina Kaif was voted the sexiest woman on earth for the third consecutive time by the British weekly newspaper Eastern Eye.

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Cambridge Project to Preserve Endangered Languages

The Cambridge University in the second week of December 2010 launched a project to preserve endangered languages in India and elsewhere in the world.

Recommended for : Cambridge University , the project on lost languages , Cambridge project on India , art and culture , world’s lost languages , language , India’s lost languages , Current Affairs December 2010

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