Culture: Point-Wise CA and GS Articles 2018 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • May 15, 2018
  • 1National Banana Festival 2018 [ Agri., Culture ]

    The National Banana Festival (NBF-2018) was held at Kalliyoor, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala from February 17 to 21. The festival was organised by Centre for Innovation in Science and Social action (CISSA) in partnership with Kalliyoor Grama Panchayat and a host of National and Stat…

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  • Apr 3, 2018
  • 1Mahamastak Abhisheka Mahotsav 2018: Inagurated by President [ Culture ]

    The Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsav 2018 of Gommateshwara Bhagwan Sri Bahubali Swami at Shravanabelagola was inaugurated. The monolith statue is a classic example of India’s rich culture, architecture, artistry and workmanship.

    Map of Location of Shravanabelagola

    Map of Location of Shravanabelagola

    Map of Location of Shravanabelagola

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  • 2President Inaugurates Mahamastak Abhisheka Mahotsav 2018 [ All Upd. ]

    The Mahamastakabhisheka Mahotsav 2018 of Gommateshwara Bhagwan Sri Bahubali Swami at Shravanabelagola was inaugurated. The monolith statue is a classic example of India’s rich culture, architecture, artistry and workmanship.

    Map of Bhagwan Sri Bahubali Swami at Shravanabelagola

    Map of Bhagwan Sri Bahubali Swami at Shravanabelagola

    Map of Bhagwan Sri Bahubali Swami at Shravanabelagola

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  • Mar 30, 2018
  • 1President Opens Rashtrapati Bhavan’S Annual ‘Udyanotsav’ [ Culture ]

    Mughal gardens of the Rashtrapati Bhavan opened for the public after the inauguration by President Ram Nath Kovind on 5th Feb from February 6 to March 9. Visitors will also would be able to see other gardens including the Circular, Spiritual, Herbal, Bonsai, Tactile, and Musical …

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  • Mar 21, 2018
  • 1Pelican Bird Festival at Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh [ Env., Culture ]

    The first Pelican Festival was hosted by Andhra Pradesh Tourism department at Atapaka Bird Sanctuary on Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh. Recently, Atapaka Bird Sanctuary was recognised as one of the largest pelicanry in the world.

    Map of Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh

    Map of Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh

    Map of Kolleru Lake in Andhra Pradesh

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  • Feb 22, 2018
  • 1ASI Survey to Trace 50 Missing Monuments in the Country [ Schemes & Proj., Culture ]

    As many as 24 monuments have been declared “untraceable” by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI). Out of these, 11 monuments are in Uttar Pradesh, two each in Haryana, Delhi, Maharashtra, and Rajasthan, while one each in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, …

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  • Jan 7, 2018
  • 1 4 Missions of Ministry of Culture- National Mission on Monuments (Important) [ Culture ]

    Ministry of Culture has 4 important Missions namely, National Mission on Monuments & Antiquities (NMMA), National Mission on Manuscripts, National Mission on Libraries & Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission. Details are given below.

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    Image of national Mission on Monuments & Antiquities

    Image of national Mission on Monuments & Antiquities

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  • Jan 4, 2018
  • 1 What is Project Mausam? 39 Countries Identified Under Project ‘Mausam’ (Important) [ Culture ]

    Project ‘Mausam’ is the initiative of Ministry of Culture to be implemented by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) as the nodal agency with research support of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) and National Museum as associate bodies.

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    Image of Project Mausam

    Image of Project Mausam

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  • Jan 2, 2018
  • 1 Losar Festival in Ladakh (Important) [ Culture ]

    The traditional festival of Losar was celebrated in Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir to mark the beginning of New Year. The 10-day festival began with illumination of religious and residential places and by visiting monasteries for prayer.

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    Image of Losar Festival

    Image of Losar Festival

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  • Dec 21, 2017
  • 1 Kumbh Mela Included in UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. (Important) [ Culture ]

    The Intergovernmental Committee for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage under UNESCO inscribed ´Kumbh Mela´ on UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

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    Image of UNESCO world heritage site info graphic

    Image of UNESCO world heritage site info graphic

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  • Dec 16, 2017
  • 1What is Indology? Professor Hiroshi Marui Gets 3rd ICCR Distinguished Indologist Award [ Culture ]

    Professor Hiroshi Marui of Japan won the third Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) Distinguished Indologist Award for year 2017. Dravidology is separate branch dedicated to the Dravidian languages of South India.

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    Image of Indology

    Image of Indology

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  • Nov 20, 2017
  • 1Aadi Mahotsav-Fortnight Long Tribal Festival-’a Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture [ Culture ]

    Fortnight long tribal festival ’Aadi Mahotsav on theme ‘A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Cuisine and Commerce’ will feature exhibition-cum-sale of tribal handicrafts, art, paintings, fabric, jeweler and much more through about 200 stalls.

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    Image of Fortnight Long Tribal Festival - Aadi Mahotsav

    Image of Fortnight Long Tribal Festival - Aadi Mahotsav

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  • Sep 17, 2017
  • 1 North Eastern Cultural and Information Centre to Be Set Up in Delhi [ Culture ]

    North Eastern Cultural and Information Centre will be set up in Delhi soon in line with the priority of North East region. Centre to act as cultural and information hub of the North Eastern Region.

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    Image of North Eastern Culture india

    Image of North Eastern Culture india

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