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World Environment Day Themes

The past themes of World Environment Day and World Environment Day 2020 theme are listed below 2020 – “Time for Nature.” 2019 – “Beat Air Pollution.” 2018 – “Beat Plastic Pollution.” 2017 – “Connecting People to Nature in the city and on the land, from the poles to the equator.” 2016 – “Zero tolerance for […]

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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 “Succession” (HBO) Best Limited Series “Watchmen” (HBO) Best Actress, Comedy Catherine O’Hara, “Schitt’s Creek” Best Actor, […]

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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 – 90.00 OBC – 95.34 SC – 82.00 ST – 77.34 PwBD 1 – 53.34 PwBD […]

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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 (shadow theatre).Tangible Cultural Heritage

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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 the function of dance was to give symbolic expression to religious ideas. The figure of […]

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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 called gharanas and sampradayas. Hindustani Music • Hindustani Sangeet is usually considered to be a […]