Category Archives: Cultural

Rural Development Minister inaugurates SARAS IITF 2019

Rural Development Minister inaugurates SARAS IITF 2019

PIB News Update: The Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Agriculture Shri Narendra Singh Tomar today inaugurated the SARAS IITF Mela 2019 at PragatiMaidan, New Delhi. Addressing the gathering, Shri Tomar congratulated everyone who is participating in the mela and wished them all the best. The Union Minister said that the didis (sisters)… Read More

Regional Outreach Bureau – I&B organises Photo Exhibition on the occasion of Guru Purab, Hyderabad

I&B organises Photo Exhibition on the occasion of Guru Purab, Hyderabad

PIB News Update:Shri Gurucharan Singh Bagga, President, Gurudwara, Sri Guru Singh Sabha, will inaugurate the exhibition.Guru Nanak Dev Ji was the founder of Sikh religion and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus. His birth is celebrated worldwide as Gurupurab on the full-moon day in the month of Karthik .Nanak travelled far and wide, teaching people the message… Read More

I&B | Specially curated section to pay tribute to the lost form of Silent Film viewing at 50th IFFI

International Film Festival of India (IFFI)

PIB News Update: With just days to go for the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) to be celebrating its Golden Jubilee Edition in 2019 in the sea side state of Goa, the Festival will witness a specially curated section which pays tribute to the lost form of silent film viewing where three classics by three master filmmakers will be showcased.

The films… Read More

Greetings to all our Readers on Guru Purab !!


Guru Nanak  (15 April 1469 – 22 September 1539) was the founder of Sikhism and the 1st of the ten Sikh Gurus. His birth is celebrated worldwide as Guru Nanak Gurpurab on Kartik Pooranmashi, the full-moon day in the month of Katak, October–November.

Nanak travelled far and wide teaching people the message of one God who dwells in every one of His creations and constitutes… Read More

Thaawarchand Gehlot visits Shilpotsav- 2019 at Dilli Haat

Thaawarchand Gehlot visits Shilpotsav -2019 at Dilli Haat

PIB News Update: Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment, Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot visited the “Shilpostav- 2019” to encourage the artisans at Dilli Haat, INA, in New Delhi today. Shilpostav- 2019 is the annual fair of artisans from across the country, belonging to the weaker sections of the society, which began on 1st November and will continue… Read More

I&B | Italian Film “Despite the Fog” to open 50th IFFI

Despite the Fog

PIB News Update: The 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) is all set to spellbound audiences with the Opening Film of the Festival, which is “Despite the Fog (Nonostante La Nebbia)”, directed by GoranPaskaljevic, one of Europe’s most respected filmmakers.

The Asia Premiere of the Italian film will bring to screen the story of Paolo, owner of a … Read More

Ministry of Culture | NSD’s 11th Bal Sangam to begin from 9th November

National School of Drama’s 11th Bal Sangam to beginNational School of Drama’s 11th Bal Sangam to begin

PIB News Update: National School of Drama, one of the foremost theatre training institutions in the world and the only one of its kind in India today announced the commencement of its much awaited 11th edition of Bal Sangam from 9th-12th November2019, in its premises. The 11th edition of the festival will showcase enthralling folk & traditional performing… Read More

I&B | Marghe and Her Mother” to be the closing film at 50th IFFI

Marghe and Her Mother

PIB News Update: With brilliant films setto take centre stage at the 50th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), the trend promises to continue till the closing day. The India Premiere of “Marghe and Her Mother” directed by Iranian filmmaker, Mohsen Makhmalbaf will be the Closing Film of the festival.

The film revolves around Marghe, a six year old girl… Read More

Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel participates in 550th Prakash Purab of Guru Nanak Devji

Union Culture Minister Shri Prahlad Singh Patel

PIB News Update:The Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC), Shri Prahlad Singh Patel today paid obeisance at Sri Ber Sahib Gurudwara at Sultanpur Lodhi, the holy town where Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji lived for many years and got enlightenment.

The Minister was at Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala district of Punjab to participate in the 550th Parkash Purab… Read More

Delhi Aadi Mahotsav at Dilli Haat (16th to 30th Nov, 2019)

The Delhi Aadi Mahotsav

PIB News Update: The Delhi Aadi Mahotsav will be organised at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi between 16th to 30th November, 2019.  The inaugural ceremony will be graced by the Union Minister for Home Affairs Shri Amit Shah as Chief Guest and the Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda will preside. The Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Smt. Renuka … Read More

French actor Isabelle Huppert to be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at IFFI , 2019

French actor Isabelle Huppert

PIB News Update:One of the most famous and most popular French actor of her generation Isabelle Anne Madeleine Huppert will be conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Golden Jubilee edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2019.

This was announced by Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting, Shri Prakash Javadekar… Read More