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  • Mongolian Kanjur Being Reprinted

    Why in News The Ministry of Culture has taken up the project of reprinting 108 volumes of Mongolian Kanjur by March 2022 under the National Mission...

    10 Jul 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Dharma Chakra Day

    Why in News The Ministry of Culture, Government of India in partnership with International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) will celebrate the upcoming...

    03 Jul 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Release of 11th Panchen Lama

    Why in News Recently, the United States has urged China to release Tibetan Buddhism’s 11th Panchen Lama, who was taken into captivity at the...

    16 May 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Raja Ravi Varma

    Why in News 29th April is the birth anniversary of the famed Indian painter Raja Ravi Varma (1848-1906). He is remembered for giving Indians...

    29 Apr 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Draft National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage

    Why in News The Ministry of Culture has launched the draft National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India . Key Points The...

    20 Apr 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • World Heritage Sites in India

    A World Heritage Site is a place that is listed by UNESCO for its special cultural or physical significance. The list of World Heritage Sites is...

    14 Apr 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Mahavir Jayanti

    Mahavir Jayanti is one of the most auspicious festivals in the Jain community. This day marks the birth of Vardhamana Mahavira, who was the 24th...

    07 Apr 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Year End Review 2019: Ministry of Culture

    Important Events Commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi The President of India, presided over the second meeting of the...

    04 Apr 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Tribal Lockdown Rituals

    Why in News Tribes in Arunachal Pradesh have revived indigenous lockdown rituals to contain the spread of COVID-19. The State of Arunachal...

    28 Mar 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Mamallapuram

    Location: Mamallapuram, also called Mahabalipuram or Seven Pagodas, is a town that lies along the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, south of...

    26 Mar 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Traditional New Year Festivals

    Why in News The President of India has greeted the people on the eve of Chaitra Shukla Pratipada, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu...

    25 Mar 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Classical Languages

    Why in News Recently, a Bill to grant the status of Central universities to three deemed Sanskrit universities was passed by the Rajya Sabha. The...

    17 Mar 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Attukal Pongala Festival

    Why in News In Thiruvananthapuram, Kerela, the annual “Attukal Pongala”, one of the largest all-women religious congregations, began...

    11 Mar 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Nominations for the World Heritage List 2020

    Why in News Recently, the Minister of State of Culture and Tourism has informed Lok Sabha that India has submitted two nomination dossiers namely...

    03 Mar 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Hindustani Music

    Hindustani Music is one of the two distinct schools of Indian Classical Music practiced mainly in North India. The other school of Indian Classical...

    27 Feb 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Hampi

    Why in News The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is about to install a wooden barricade around the stone chariot inside Vittala Temple complex at...

    25 Feb 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Carnatic Music

    Why in News? Recently, S. Sowmya was conferred with Sangita Kalanidhi Award for her contribution to Carnatic music. Origin of Carnatic...

    20 Feb 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Kambala

    Why in News The Kambala jockey who was compared to world record holder Usain Bolt after a video went viral showing him ‘finishing 100 metres...

    18 Feb 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • Consecration at the Brihadisvara Temple

    Why in News Recently, the consecration (Kumbhabhishekam) ceremony was held at the Brihadisvara Temple after 23 years in Thanjavur, Tamil...

    06 Feb 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

  • World Heritage Site Certificate to Jaipur

    Why in News The Chief Minister of Rajasthan will dedicate the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) world...

    05 Feb 2020 Indian Heritage & Culture

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