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ICCR announces a world wide art competition - United Against Corona ICCR announces a world wide art competition - United Against Corona

Source: connectedtoindia.com With a focus on building cultural links with countries around the world and giving a platform for billions to express their emotions towards the COVID-19 pandemic, Indian Council for Cultural Relations has launched a worldwide art competition. Learn more about the competition and its guidelines in the article below. With almost the entire world caught up in the jaws of COVID-19, forcing us to self-isolation of lockdown, we can always be grateful for one thing: the liberty to express our emotions. And with this pandemic touching the lives of nearly every human being on Earth, there are millions of expressions wanting to manifest!! With an aim to become the catalyst to let this emotions find an artistic expression, The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) is calling Indians and all the citizens of the world to express their emotions – of empathy, sympathy, kindness, concern, anger, frustration, social cohesiveness and bravery among other – through a worldwide art competition. Titled as ‘United Against Corona – Express Through Art’, the competition invites entries from professional artists and amateurs as well as Children & Stude...

Amidst the Corona Lockdown Doordarshan to re-telecast Ramayan Amidst the Corona Lockdown Doordarshan to re-telecast Ramayan

Owing to public demand, immensely popular television show Ramayan is brought back on Doordarshan, starting March 28, 2020.  DD National springs a pleasant surprise, to help people spend time at home during lockdown and to uplift their spirits, they announce the rerun of the immensely popular Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayana, starting from March 28, twice a day, morning 9 am and evening 9 pm.The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi announced a nationwide lockdown of 21 days starting from March 25th, 2020. The measure is to ensure prevention of the deadly Corona Virus that is threatening human populations world over. Ever since, social media has been flooded with request to re-run the supremely popular television series. The Government obliged and the Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Prakash Javadekar himself announced the news to fans via twitter today morning. Happy to announce that on public demand, we are starting retelecast of 'Ramayana' from tomorrow, Saturday March 28 in DD National, One episode in morning 9 am to 10 am, another in the evening 9 pm to 10 pm.@narendramodi@PIBIndia@DDNational — Prakash Javadekar (@PrakashJavdekar) March 27, 2020 The 7...

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5 creative ways to make the most of the self-quarantine period

With 5 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Gujarat, the state, like the rest of the world is slowing down and getting into the social distancing mode. In this trying times it is imperative to stay positive and continue the fight against the global crisis by way of self-awareness and preventive personal behaviour. As people have more time on hands, here we list down 5...

Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo bids adieu at the age of 92

source : smithsonianmag.com The co-creator of  Asterix – one of the best-loved characters in French popular culture, Albert Uderzo passed away in  Neuilly, France at the age of 92. Learn about his life and the creation of an iconic comic. Asterix is among the most loved and read comic book character ever created. Asterix as imagined by its creator duo Al...

Renowned artist of post-independence era Satish Gujral passes away at 94
Renowned artist of post-independence era Satish Gujral passes away at 94

Source: indulgeexpress.com Architect, painter and muralist, Padmavibhushan Satish Gujral breathed his last on March 26, 2020, Thursday; he was 94. Among the most noteworthy artists of post-independence India, Satish Gujral, passed away on Thursday, March 26. H...

Watch out for this 10 web series on streaming platforms

  By the time this gets published nearly 140 countries around the world are infected by the novel corona virus. With many countries in lock down, and many others issuing mandatory isolation for their citizens, people are looking towards the OTT platforms for their entertainment. Here are 10 upcoming web series that should be on your check list in the times ...

While under lock down, Apne Creative Keede ko Jagao!

Amidst the complete lockdown owing to COVID 19 outbreak, are you looking for an exciting project to churn your creative juices? Brand Klub Ahmedabad is here with their new campaign, titled ‘Apne Andar ke Creative Keede ko Jagao’. To know more about the initiative and steps to participate, read the article below. Howdy, folks! Hope this self-isolated time not...


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