Emmy Awards 2020

This year, the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards was different courtesy the coronavirus pandemic. The award ceremony, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel at the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, saw the winners accepting their awards virtually.  Best Comedy “Schitt’s Creek” (Pop) Best Drama…

Cut Off Marks of Civil Service Examination (CSE) 2019

Civil Services Examination, 2019 – Minimum Qualifying Marks* In the Civil Services Examination 2019, the minimum qualifying standards/marks secured by the last recommended candidate in various categories at various stages are as under:- CS (Prelim)**  General – 98.00 EWS –…

Theatre: Indian Heritage & Culture

Theatre • Folk theatre can be seen in its regional variants practically in every region. There are also professionaltheatre, mainly city-oriented.• Besides, India has a rich tradition of puppet theatre, prevalent forms being puppets, rod puppets, glovepuppets and leather puppets…

Indian Heritage & Culture: Dance

Indian Heritage and Culture Performing Arts Dance Dance in India has an unbroken tradition of over 2,000 years. Its themes are derived from mythology, legends and classical literature. Its two main divisions are classical and folk. In traditional Indian culture…

Music: Indian Heritage & Culture

Indian Heritage & Culture: Music Classical Music Two main schools of classical music – Hindustani and Carnatic – continue to survive through oral tradition being passed on by teachers to disciples. This has led to the existence of family traditions…

THE LOWER SELF AND THE HIGHERSELF

UNIT-V THE LOWER SELF AND THE HIGHERSELF 5.1 INTRODUCTION: We have so far talked about the values as an excellence within. Mention was also made to an anchor within which can withdraw us for a while from the exterior and…

Vyas Samman

The Vyas Samman is a literary award in India, first awarded in 1991. It is awarded annually by the K.K. Birla Foundation and includes a cash payout of Rs 4,00,000. To be eligible for the award, the literary work must be in the Hindi language and have been…

International Children’s Peace Prize

The International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to a child who has made a significant contribution to advocating children’s rights and improving the situation of vulnerable children such as orphans, child labourers and children with HIV The prize is…

Jnanpith Award

Jnanpith Award is an Indian literary award presented annually by the Bharatiya Jnanpith to an author for their “outstanding contribution towards literature“. Instituted in 1961, the award is bestowed only on Indian writers writing in Indian languages included in the…