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First-ever Khelo India Zanskar Winter Sports Festival begins in Ladakh 

Jan 22, 2021
The main features of the winter sports festival include trekking on the frozen Zanskar River, Ice Climbing, Ice Hockey, snow sculpture and ethnic food festival. 

Yearender 2020: Top 2020 awards, books, rankings, achievements

Jan 1, 2021
From Legion of Merit Award to PM Modi to Delhi Crime becoming the first Indian series to win the International Emmy award, go through the list of achievements, awards, books, rankings of the year 2020. 

Pierre Cardin, an iconic French fashion designer passes away at 98

Dec 30, 2020
Pierre Cardin's ‘Space Age’ collection of 1964 still remains a landmark in fashion history with its knitted catsuits, cut-out dresses, close-fitting helmets, tight-leather pants, and batwing jumpers.

Union Cabinet permits the merger of four government films media units with NFDC

Dec 24, 2020
According to an official release, the vision of the new entity will be to ensure the focused and balanced development of Indian Cinema in all genres.

Singapore's street food added to UNESCO heritage list

Dec 22, 2020
Singapore's street food corners are considered as the nation's dining rooms, where people from all walks of life mingle and eat freshly cooked dishes at very affordable prices from morning till the night. 

India-Japan Samvad conference 2020: PM Narendra Modi proposes library of traditional Buddhist literature

Dec 21, 2020
The library will provide a platform for research & dialogue, a true Samwad between human beings, societies and man and nature. 

Role of women was central at Subramanya Bharati's definition of progression: PM Modi at International Bharat Festival

Dec 11, 2020
While admiring Subramanya Bharati's phenomenal work, PM Modi stated that one can only marvel at his poems, works, philosophy and his life.

Gwalior, Orchha included in world heritage cities list of UNESCO

Dec 9, 2020
UNESCO along with the tourism department of Madhya Pradesh will make a master plan for the beautification of these two cities.

International Emmy Awards 2020: Delhi Crime from India wins best drama series, check the complete list of winners

Nov 25, 2020
Netflix’s Delhi Crime has become the first Indian web-series to win at the International Emmy Awards. The series which is directed by Richie Mehta is based on the horrific 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder.

Government sets up committee to review guidelines on Television Rating agencies

Nov 5, 2020
The committee will be required to revisit the existing Television Rating guidelines to further strengthen the procedures to make them more credible and transparent.

Eddie Van Halen, rock legend and guitar hero, dies at 65 due to cancer

Oct 7, 2020
Eddie Halen was a revered guitarist and also a co-founder of the popular rock band Van Halen. The band was best known for their song jump and had also hit the top of the US Charts in 1984.

51st IFFI to be held from 16th to 24th January 2021 in Goa, postponed amid the pandemic

Sep 25, 2020
The 51st annual International Film Festival of India (IFFI) was earlier scheduled to start from November 20, 2020. 

Short Film ‘Am I?’ wins first prize in Online Short Film Contest organized by I&B Ministry and NFDC

Aug 21, 2020
The theme of the Online Short Film Contest was to revolve around patriotism, while also equating it to the Atmanirbharta, self-reliance as the new mantra of progress for the nation.

All 9 tribal freedom fighters museums to be ready by end of 2022

Aug 13, 2020
Two of the nine museums sanctioned for the tribal freedom fighters are already nearing completion and the rest of them are at the different stages of progress.

NFDC organises first ever online patriotic film festival from August 7

Aug 7, 2020
The selected films for the online patriotic film festival will be available free of cost at the website cinemasofindia.com from August 7 to August 21, 2020. 

Ace Choreographer Saroj Khan Passes Away at the Age of 71 due to Cardiac Arrest

Jul 3, 2020
Saroj Khan Passes Away: Ace Choreographer Saroj Khan has passed away at the age of 71 due to cardiac arrest in Mumbai. Veteran Bollywood choreographer was admitted to Guru Nanak Hospital at Bandra in Mumbai since 17th June 2020 after she complained of breathing problems. Get Complete Details here.

Wajid Khan of Sajid-Wajid Music Composer Duo passes away

Jun 1, 2020
Music Composer Wajid Khan began his career as a singer with Salman Khan-starrer Partner in 2008. He sang the song 'Soni De Nakhre'.

Usha Ganguly, veteran theatre actor passes away

Apr 23, 2020
Usha Ganguly was the only second theatre director to practice Hindi theatre in Kolkata.

DekhoApnaDesh: Ministry of tourism launches new webinar series

Apr 16, 2020
DekhoApnaDesh webinar series will celebrate the cultural heritage that includes cuisines, dance forms, monuments, arts, festivals, landscapes and other aspects of Indian civilization.

Positive India: From Parle-G to Amar Chitra Katha, Companies extend a helping hand in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Mar 30, 2020
From Amar Chitra Katha to Parle-G, Companies from across India are extending a helping hand in the country’s battle against Coronavirus epidemic.  Get details here. 

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