UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India UPSC: On World Hindi Day on January 10, the Permanent Delegation of India to UNESCO was informed that WHC has agreed to publish the Hindi descriptions of India’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites on the website of the World Heritage Centre.
Open Rock Museum Hyderabad: The Open Rock Museum in Hyderabad has been set up with the aim to educate and enlighten the masses about several lesser-known facts. The Rock Museum displays around 35 different types of rocks from various parts of India.
The government has drawn up plans to promote sites all over the country that are associated with Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. It will be done through curated tours as part of the events to commemorate the anniversary of the formation of the Azad Hind Government.
The 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India will take place in Goa from November 20 to 28, 2021. This will also be for the first time that IFFI has invited major OTT platforms to participate in the international film festival.
During an excavation in Tamil Nadu, the paddy and soil that came out of an urn unearthed in Sivakalai in the Tuticorin district in the state have confirmed that civilization had flourished on the banks of Porunai or Thamirabarani river 3,200 years ago.
Kongthong village in Meghalaya is popular for its ancient tradition, where a mother calls her child by a tune instead of a name. The small village is nestled in the Khat-ar Shnong area on the way to Sohra in East Khasi Hills, about 60 km to the south from Shillong.