Former Goa Governor & veteran BJP leader Mridula Sinha passes away:Former Governor of Goa and vetern BJP leader Mridula Sinha passed away in a hospital in Delhi today. She was 77. Born on November 27, 1942, at a village in Chhapra in Bihar, Mridula Sinha was also the first woman Governor of Goa. A renowned Hindi writer, Mridula Sinha also served as the head of the BJP’s women’s wing and chairperson of Central Social Welfare Board in the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
Chhath Puja begins in different parts of country with traditional fervour:The four-day long auspicious celebrations of Chhath Puja began today in different parts of the country with the traditional Nahay Khay ceremony. This festival is dedicated to the worship of the Sun god and is a symbol of faith for crores of people across the world. During the festival, religious ceremonies and rituals are performed at the banks of rivers, ponds and other water bodies.
President Kovind calls for premier universities to be at forefront to promote innovation:President Ram Nath Kovind has said that universities like Jawaharlal Nehru University- JNU should be at the forefront to develop specific hand holding mechanisms and promote innovation among student communities
Economic cooperation to be in focus at SCO Council of Heads of Government on Nov 30: Secretary General:SCO Secretary General Vladimir Norov has said that economic cooperation will be in focus at the upcoming SCO Council of Heads of Government under India’s chairmanship on 30th November.
Gerry Anderson puppets, collected by studio driver, go to auction:A treasure trove of models and puppets from “Thunderbirds” creator Gerry Anderson’s TV shows and commercials that was salvaged and stored away for 30 years by a driver at the production studio has come to light and is set to go up for auction this month.
Elisabeth Murdoch gives $4 million to promote racial diversity in UK arts:Television executive Elisabeth Murdoch is giving 3 million pounds ($4 million) to promote racial diversity in the British visual arts as part of a $100 million endowment.
Diviner inspiration: Australian artist sizes up silos for huge murals:When Fintan Magee was asked to paint a mural on a trio of 40-metre high grain silos in the small Australian town of Barraba, he decided against an archetypal image of sheep and cattle.
National Award winning business woman Sonal Jindal:Awarded by Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi Hon’ble Minister of State Ministry of MSME , Govt of India- National Excellence Award by ASSOCHAM.