Thai Cave Rescue Mission operations underway

 Thai Cave Rescue Mission operation  underway to free remaining  boys and their coach of a football team trapped in a flooded cave entered second day today.
Thailand PM is also expected to arrive at site, : “The Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop said in a TV interview on Monday morning she believed the boys would be brought out in groups of four, meaning at least two more operations….”
Four boys were brought safely out of the cave on Sunday. But, the mission was paused overnight for air tanks to be replaced.
Rescuers decided to go ahead with the hazardous operation because of fears of rising waters. The group have been trapped in the cave since 23rd of last month.
Weather forecasters said heavy rain could hit the area today and continue through the week.
Thai cave rescue:As rescue operations are suspended overnight, we take a quick look back at Sunday’s events:The mission began at 10:00 local time on Sunday (03:00 GMT)
The first boy emerged from the cave at 17:40 local time
In total, four boys have been taken to hospital in Chiang Rai
The rescued boys, who were escorted out by 13 foreign divers and five members of Thailand’s elite navy SEAL unit, are in good health
The operation was paused just before 21:00 local time (14:00 GMT) and will resume on Monday
Authorities have warned that the rain could re-flood crucial parts of the cave complex that have been drained and make the escape route harder or even impossible to navigate.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-O-Cha is scheduled to visit the cave site on Monday.

Torrential rains Mumbai

Torrential monsoon rains lashed the Mumbai and its neighbouring areas, flooding streets, rail tracks and crippling life in the city. Mumbai rain causing severe waterlogging in some parts. The IMD has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall till Wednesday.
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The downpour — the highest of the season so far in a day — caused traffic jams as many roads and streets were flooded and people were seen wading through knee-deep water.
Vehicles on many roads were seen crawling because of the rain and low visibility, while potholes compounded the problem.

Japans flood rains devastating

Record-breaking torrential rain has left at least 65 dead and 47 missing in western Japan, state broadcaster NHK reported on Sunday. Most of the victims were buried alive by mudslides or swept into rivers and canals. More than 1,000 residents are stranded on rooftops in Okayama Prefecture and await rescue. Nearly 65 lost and 2 million displaced – thoughts with all those battling & suffering disastrous floods in Japan.
Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rains unleashed widespread floods and landslides that killed nearly 100, with dozens missing.
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Rain tapered off across the western region battered by last week’s downpour, revealing blue skies and scorching sun forecast to push temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius (86°F), fuelling fears of heatstroke in areas cut off from power or water.
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“We cannot take baths, the toilet doesn’t work and our food stockpile is running low,” said Yumeko Matsui, whose home in the city of Mihara has been without water since Saturday.
“Bottled water and bottled tea are all gone from convenience stores and other shops,” the 23-year-old nursery school worker said at an emergency water supply station.
About 12,700 customers had no electricity on Monday, power companies said. Tens of thousands had no water, Japanese media said.
The death toll from the rains reached at least 94 after floodwaters forced several million people from their homes, NHK national television said, the highest toll since 98 people were killed in a typhoon in 2004.
Another 58 were missing, NHK added.
Industry operations have also been hit, with Mazda Motor Corp saying it was forced to close its head office in Hiroshima on Monday.
The automaker, which suspended operations at several plants because of the rains last week, said the halt would continue at two plants until Tuesday, as it cannot receive components, though both were undamaged.
Refineries and oil terminals were not affected, but blocked roads limited access to one Showa Shell oil terminal in the city, causing gas and diesel shortages nearby.
At one landslide in Hiroshima, shattered piles of lumber marked the sites of former homes, television images showed. Others had been tossed upside down.
“Nobody’s heard from my next door neighbor,” one man told NHK. “I hope they find him soon.”
Water still swirled through most of the hard-hit city of Kurashiki, despite ebbing floods that opened the route to a hospital where nearly 100 patients and staff had been stranded on Sunday.
Thousands flocked to evacuation centers in the city’s district of Mabi.
“Nobody has anything to wear. We need shirts, trousers, underwear, socks and even shoes,” its mayor, Kaori Ito, told the Asahi Shimbun newspaper.
Although evacuation orders were scaled back from the weekend, nearly 2 million people still face orders or advice to keep away from homes, fire and disaster officials said.
An emergency management center has been set up at the prime minister’s office, with about 54,000 rescuers, drawn from the military, police and fire departments, fanning out across the west and southwest.
Japan monitors weather conditions and issues warnings early, but its dense population means every bit of usable land is built on in the mostly mountainous nation, leaving it prone to disasters.

NAB arrests Safdar

National Accountability Bureau (NAB) team arrested on Sunday former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar, who is wanted in relation to Avenfield properties reference case.
 National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday shifted Captain (retired) Safdar Awan to the Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, after he was earlier presented in an accountability court.
The son-in-law of deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif was arrested by the anti-graft body on Sunday, following an accountability court’s verdict in the Avenfield Properties corruption reference that handed out a one-year prison sentence to Captain (retd) Safdar. He is also accused in the Al-Azizia Steel Mills reference.
Sharif was given a ten-year jail term and Maryam seven years, but Safdar was given one year for abetment. Safdar will be presented before an accountability court tomorrow.
Safdar, along with wife Maryam and father-in-law Nawaz Sharif, was given on Friday jail term in the Avenfield properties case. Nawaz and Maryam were sentenced to 11 and eight years in prison and slapped £8-million and £2-million fines, respectively. Capt (retd) Safdar also received a one-year prison sentence.
Two high-rank NAB officials took Safdar into custody after he appeared at a party rally in Rawalpindi. Around 3,000 people were around the vehicle in which the NAB officials accompanied the former prime minister’s son-in-law.
After reaching the election office of PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi, Safdar Awan was officially arrested and shifted into the vehicle of NAB team.
In a declaration issued by the beureu it said that Captain (retd) Safdar was hiding at his native village to avoid arrest, adding that the anti-graft body conducted raids at Mansehra, Abbotabad and Haripur.
NAB said that if Capt (retd) Safdar had to give voluntarily arrest then he should have done it on Saturday.
Safdar is a convict and media should refrain from promoting him, said the probe body, adding that it can ‘lead to lawlessness’.
The authority said that those assisting the former PM’s son-in-law will face action against them.

Brazil judge, Lula to remain in prison

 Brazil, an appeals court judge has overturned an order of a fellow judge ordering the release of jailed former President Lula da Silva.
Judge Rogerio Favreto had ruled in favour of Lula ordering his release after the followers submitted a habeas corpus application on the former President’s behalf on Friday.
Favreto, the weekend duty judge, argued that Lula had been illegally imprisoned.
Later, top anti-corruption judge Sergio Moro – who originally sentenced Lula in July last year – said, Favreto did not have the power to secure the leftist’s release.
Judge Gebran Neto, then, followed suit and instructed federal police at a prison in Curitiba to keep Lula behind bars.
Though  the 72-year old leader is in jail on corruption charges, he continues to lead opinion polls ahead of October’s President elections. He has vowed that his name will be on the ballot.
Lula says, he is innocent and the case is politically motivated.

Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns

Labour Leader, Jeremy Corbin said David resignation May cabinet get Brexit more bumpy Gov chaos. His tweets
David Davis resigning at such a crucial time shows  has no authority left and is incapable of delivering Brexit. With her Government in chaos, if she clings on, it’s clear she’s more interested in hanging on for her own sake than serving the people of our country.
Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned from the UK government. The resignation comes days after British Prime Minister Theresa May secured the Cabinet’s backing for her Brexit plan at a meeting at Chequers outside London.
Shortly after Mr Davis’ resignation, his deputy Steve Baker, and another Brexit Minister Suella Braverman also quit.
The development is being seen as a major blow for Ms May as she tries to unite her party behind a plan to retain strong economic ties to the European Union even after leaving the bloc.
In his resignation letter, Mr Davis said, the general direction of policy will leave Britain in at best a weak negotiating position, and possibly an inescapable one.
In her reply, Ms May said, her plan will undoubtedly mean the returning of powers from Brussels to the United Kingdom and was in line with her commitment to leave the European single market and customs union.
The Prime Minister is due to address Parliament today to explain her plan for Britain to adopt EU rules on goods after Brexit.

World Sanskrit Conference to kickoff at Vancouver

Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar will inaugurate the 17th World Sanskrit Conference in Vancouver, Canada, today.
More than 500 scholars and delegates from over 40 countries are participating in the five-day event.
They will present papers on various subjects. An official release said, there will be a special panel discussion on over a dozen topics like – History and Education of Women in Vedic Literature, Sanskrit Buddhist Manus, introducing Bhagavata Purana Commentaries and research on the Gargiyajyotisa.
The Ministry said, the purpose of this conference is to promote, preserve and practice the Sanskrit language all over the world by the people.
The World Sanskrit Conference is being held in various countries across the globe once in every three years and so far it has been held thrice in India.

President Moon Jae-in on 4 day visitt

President Moon Jae-in() and First Lady Kim Jung-sook arrived in  for 4-day state visit!

President Moon Jae-in(@moonriver365) and First Lady Kim Jung-sook arrived in #India for 4-day state visit!South Korean President Moon Jae-in with wife Kim Jung-sook arrive in Delhi, received by Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh. He is on a visit to India till July 11. Moon Jae-in begins a four -day visit to India from tomorrow, and then visits Singapore, as part of his government’s “New Southern Policy,” which gives priority to the ASEAN economies and India.
South Korea leader ,Moon,  is on his first visit to India since becoming President, will be here till 11 July during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discuss a wide range of bilateral, regional and international issues. South Korean leader will also meet with President Ram Nath Kovind and Congress president Mr Rahul Gandhi
Honored to have South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife visit the  Akshardham temple in New Delhi. President Moon shared his sentiments after visiting the temple, saying “I pray for peace in Korea, India and the whole world…”
South Korean President Moon Jae-in will attend the India-Korea Business Forum in New Delhi today.
He will visit the Gandhi Smriti with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two leaders will also visit a Samsung plant in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
Prime Minister Modi and the South Korean President will inaugurate world’s largest mobile phone factory in Noida today evening.
The new 35-acre Samsung Electronics facility can manufacture nearly 120 million mobile phones.
In June last year, the company had announced a Rs. 5,000 crore investment to expand the Noida plant and to double the production.
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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will call on the visiting dignitary today.
Mr Moon will be given a ceremonial reception at the forecourts of Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday. He will hold delegation level talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A number of agreements are expected to be signed after the talks.  Both leaders will also address CEO’s roundtable.
He will also meet President Ram Nath Kovind. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will call on the visiting dignitary.
Mr Moon, accompanied by wife Kim Jung-sook, arrived in the national capital last evening.
A delegation comprising senior members of his cabinet, officials as well as industry captains is accompanying the South Korean President.
Mr Moon paid a visit to the Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in East Delhi last evening. This is Mr Moon’s first-ever state visit to India after he took over as the President last year.
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FICCI HEAL 2018: “Healthcare at Crossroads”

Dear Mr Sagar,

FICCI HEAL 2018: “Healthcare at Crossroads”
Aug 30 – 31, 2018; FICCI, New Delhi

I am pleased to inform that Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) is organizing its annual healthcare conference, the 12th edition of FICCI HEAL, on August 30-31, 2018 at FICCI Federation House, New Delhi. The central theme of the Conference is “Healthcare at Crossroads”.

Over the years, FICCI HEAL has evolved as a landmark event for healthcare industry stakeholders for sharing of knowledge and best practices. It witnesses participation of policy makers and more than 500 national and international delegates from top hospital groups, medical technology companies, diagnostic labs, medical innovators, healthcare IT companies.

As the government envisions aspirational reforms in healthcare and moves closer to assuming the role of a payor through the newly launched Ayushman BharatProgram, it is critical to ensure that the increase in healthcare spending translates into better health outcomes and ascertain the role of other stakeholders on the path towards Universal Health Coverage. FICCI HEAL 2018 is an endeavour to deliberate on the challenges and opportunities to not only increase the penetration of quality health services in the country but also bridge the trust deficit amongst the stakeholders for better collaboration in the future.

We have invited the following dignitaries to address the Conference:
  • Shri J P Nadda, Hon’ble Union Minster for Health and Family Welfare, GoI
  • Dr V K Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog, GoI
  • Ms Preeti Sudan, Secretary, Ministry for Health and Family Welfare, GoI
  • Mr Indu Bhushan, CEO, AB- National Health Protection Mission, GoI
In view of your contribution and presence in the healthcare sector, we are pleased to invite you to register for the Conference. Please find attached the Draft Program and Conference Brochure for your reference (click here to download Brochure).

I shall be grateful if you confirm your participation at the earliest, by registering for the conference. In case of any queries, please contact us at (Tel: 011 23738760 – 70 Ext. 275/ 376/ 438/ 513, Fax: 011 23320714, 011 23721504, Email:healthservices@ficci.com). Kindly visit the conference website www.ficci-heal.com, for updates.

Looking forward to your active participation.

Dear Naresh Sagar, A personal note from our new Chief Executive


Dear Naresh Sagar
A personal note from our new Chief Executive
Welcome to our July newsletter.  We like to keep these e-mails short and to the point, so I’ve prepared a full CEO’s update for members and supporters which you can read in full here.
If you are in or near Birmingham or London next week, please do pop along to one of the two events we’re organising. We will be organising other events across the country soon.
We are actively seeking donations this month to help us prepare for what may be a very chaotic few months in the UK.  As a campaigning political party, we want to be ready to work alongside others like ourselves to hold both government and opposition to account this year.  Your financial support is genuinely important, please follow this link to donate now.
The more time passes and the more we learn about the Leave stitch-up, the more strongly I feel that history will smile on those who challenged the hubris and criminality which permeated their campaign.  We need to be ready to fight the Remain corner, if we are to be able to look our children in the eye.
I could go on. More in my full update!
Mark Kieran
Chief Executive,
The Renew Party
People’s March
Over 250 Renew supporters attended the People’s March. We had supporters from across the country, and even Terry Knott, our chief coordinator in France was there. We marched from Pall Mall to Parliament Square to the chant of ‘Renew, Renew, stay in the EU!’ 
In Parliament Square we heard speeches from Caroline Lucas,Vince Cable,Anna Soubry and Tony Robinson amongst others. If you have not yet signed the People’s Vote petition then please do so to demand a People’s Vote on the final deal.
Come and meet the Team
We will be visiting city centres and our Regional HQs over the summer, so please keep checking our social media channels and newsletters to find out our latest events.
We will be at Blackfriars Wine Bar in London this Thursday 12th July from 5pm, and in Birmingham on Saturday 14th July. Please click on the events to book your free ticket. We are also at Blackfriars wine bar every first Thursday of the month, so drop in for a chat.
Finally please check out our social media channels below and here is an example of the great work our in house design team are doing.
Please donate to help Rethink Brexit.Renew Britain
Kind regards,
David
David Britten
Director of Operations
0203 239 1692

15th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business

The Stevie Awards Issues Call for Entries in 
15th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business
All Female Entrepreneurs, Executives and Employees Worldwide May be Nominated
The Stevie® Awards, organizer of the world’s premier business awards programs, has issued the call for entries for its 2018 (15th annual) Stevie Awards for Women in Business. Entry kits and complete details on the competition are available at http://www.StevieAwards.com/Women.
The awards are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business Awards® and International Business Awards®.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor the achievements of working women in more than 90 categories, including Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Mentor or Coach of the Year, a Lifetime Achievement Award, Achievement in Equal Pay, Women Helping Women, Employee of the Year, Woman-Owned or -Run Company of the Year and Innovator of the Year. All female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run, worldwide, are eligible to be nominated.
The final entry deadline is August 22, but late entries will be accepted through September 28 with payment of a late fee. Finalists will be announced on October 4, and the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie winners will be revealed at a gala awards dinner at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York on November 16, 2018.
Most categories require the payment of an entry fee for the submission of a nomination, but several categories require no fee, including most of those honoring women in the non-profit and governmental sectors, Female Employee of the Year and the Startup of the Year categories.
Marty Stanley, President of Dynamic Dialog and a 2017 Silver Stevie winner, said of her win:“Winning a Stevie Award is really fabulous because 18 years ago I left the corporate world to start out on my own, and I wanted to start coaching. People would ask me “Can you really make a living doing that?” so receiving the Stevie Award for Executive Coaching and Coach of the Year is testament to my personal success. The Stevie Awards raise the bar for every industry so women can keep making a difference in all organizations.”
Other winners of the 2017 Stevie Awards for Women in Business included, among others: 
  • Amy Tiller, Co-Founder and President of Growth, Inspired Results, Portland OR, USA
  • Inga Hlin Palsdottir, Director of Visit Iceland and Creative industries, Promote Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Marsha Couch, CFO, Creating Lodging Solutions, Lexington KY, USA
  • Kerry Small, Head of Customer Service Operations, Vodafone PLC Group Enterprise, Newbury, United Kingdom
  • June Howards, SVP Financial Services and Chief Accounting Officer, Aflac, Columbus, GA USA
  • Galileo Research and Strategy Consultancy, New York, NY USA
  • Simple Mills, Chicago, IL USA
  • Tavuu Welfare Associate, Karachi, Pakistan
  • She Prosperity, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Sari Bari Private Limited, Kolkata, India
  • Microsoft, Redmond, WA USA
  • Travelzoo, New York, NY USA
The 2017 Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners reflected a diverse group of large and small organizations around the globe. The 2018 Stevie Awards for Women in Business will be judged by more than 200 leading professionals around the world, and nominees will have access to all of the judges’ comments and suggestions about their nominations: an invaluable resource.
About the Stevie® Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the new Stevie Awards for Great Employers. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 10,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 60 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.
Clara Im
The Stevie Awards
Clara@stevieawards.com
Tel. +82-2-3443-8389

TransMedTech, MEDTEQ joins for research & innovation

TransMedTech Institute is collaborating with MEDTEQ with the aim of bringing new medical technologies into the Canadian health system by simplifying and accelerating the steps taken by their researchers and the project selection process.
The two organisations are joining forces so they can co-manage collaborative research and innovation projects eligible for funding from both organisations. This co-management will be made possible by the sharing of expertise, infrastructure and human resources. MEDTEQ’s scientific committee will evaluate joint projects as well as projects eligible for TransMedTech funding only.
The agreement also confirms the implementation of a project co-financing system as TransMedTech and MEDTEQ have developed complementary skills in this field. Their alliance will enable collaborative research and innovation projects eligible for funding from both organisations to be funded first by TransMedTech, and then to access MEDTEQ funding once they have reached a certain level of technological maturity.
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US, North Korea set up working groups

Washington and Pyongyang have agreed to establish working groups that would handle the most pressing issues on the bilateral agenda, in particular, the course of North Korea’s de-nuclearization efforts, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a statement Friday. She said the groups’ work will be focused on “nitty gritty stuff,” without providing any specific details. The announcement came after US State Secretary Mike Pompeo held high-level talks with Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea’s ruling Workers’ Party Central Committee, in Pyongyang. The officials discussed a range of issues, including the return of the remains of US troops killed in the Korean War.

Iran condemns Netherland’s expulsion of two diplomats

Tehran has summoned the Dutch ambassador and condemned the Netherlands’ decision to deport two Iranian diplomats. Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi called the expulsion “unfriendly and unconstructive” and warned that Iran had the right to take reciprocal measures, according to Reuters, who cite the IRNA.
A senior Iranian official told Reuters the expulsions are aimed at harming Iranian efforts to salvage their nuclear deal. However, the expulsions also came soon after Belgium, France and Germany said they detained six people over an alleged bomb plot targeting a rally organised by an Iranian opposition group in Paris.

IGNCA Programme Schedule July 2018

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts:  Programme Schedule July 2018

CORDIALLY INVITES YOU TO THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMMES


Date : July 5, 2018
Event : Arth-Art for Earth-The Excavated Museum of Clay by Manav Gupta
IGNCA cordially invites you to the first of its kind public art project on environment by one of India’s leading contemporary artists.
The art exhibits explore nature as a museum laboratory of art, espousing sustainable development by excavating the philosophies of ancient civilizations, like Indian vedic practices, on environment. The artist converts quintessential rural Indian clay pottery into avant garde contemporary installations that embrace nature through the five elements.
Join us to light an earthen lamp and experience
Rain
Ganga the Riverfront and Matighar
Time Machine
Noah’s Ark
The Beehive Garden
Bed of Life
Inauguration by Chief Guest : Hon’ble Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) Ministry of Culture, Minister of State in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
Venue : IGNCA Lawns, 11 Mansingh Road, New Delhi
Time : 7.00 pm
Contact No : 011-23388155

Date : July 18 to 20, 2018
Event : Sanjari : Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat Shrinkhala
July 18, 2018 – Folk Music of Madhya Pradesh and Assam
July 19, 2018 – Folk Music of Manipur and Jharkhand
July 20, 2018 – Folk Music of Nagaland and Gujarat
Sanjari was launched on the 30th Foundation Day of IGNCA on November 19, 2017 to promote folk music traditions of India.
Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
Contact No. : 011-23388155
Details will be shared in the second programme schedule from July 16 to 31, 2018.

Date : July 21, 2018
Event : Naadyatra Raag Mahotsav – YAMAN
In this celebration of Raags, we have chosen to present Raag Yaman in the Khayal Vocal, Sarod and Dhrupad Vocal formats. The main objective of the event is to experience Dhyaan or Mindfullness through the different expressions of Yaman.
ARTISTS:
Gauri Pathare (Khayal Vocal)
Abhay Datar (Tabla)
Pandit Tejendra Narayan Majumdar (Sarod)
Akhilesh Gundecha (Pakhawaj)
Padmashri Gundecha Brothers (Dhrupad Vocal Jugalbandi)
Pandit Dalchand Sharma (Pakhawaj)
Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
Time : 6.30 pm
Contact No :
Sangeeta Chopra – +91 9811501026
Sanjeev Jha – +91 9868022851

Date : July 27, 2018
Event : Play- Padma Shri Prahasana by playwright, Ms. Rashmi Kalsie
Padma Shri Prahsana is an intelligent satire about a character named Ms. Padma
Aggarwal who loses her Padma Shri and finds herself in the midst of a political drama.
Playwright, Ms. Rashmi Kalsie attempts to revive the glory of ancient Indian theatre on modern stage.
Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
Contact No  : 011-23388155

IGNCA Book Circle  @ Reference Library
Date :  July 13, 2018
Event : Book Launch cum Reading Session
Under the Outreach initiative, ‘the IGNCA Book Circle’, Kala Nidhi Reference Library organises a Book Reading Session every month.
For the month of June, 2018, IGNCA will hold a book reading session of ‘Conflict, Education and People’s war in Nepal’ by Shri Sanjeev Rai. This book presents an overview of the democracy movement and the history of education in Nepal. It shows how schools became the battleground for the state and the Maoists as well as captures emerging trends in the field, challenges for the state and negotiations with political commitments. It looks at the factors that contributed to the conflict, and studies the politics of the region alongside gender and identity dynamics.
Venue :  IGNCA Conference Hall, C.V. Mess, Janpath, New Delhi
Time: 4.00 pm
Contact No :  011-23385884

IGNCA FILM CIRCLE SCREENING –  2nd & 4th Friday of every month
Date : July 13, 2018
Event : Kumbh (Eternal Journey of Indian civilization)
The film unfolds spiritual, cultural and social importance of the Kumbh Mela and highlights its great relevance for the modern world.
Director : Shri Harshit Jain
Duration : 69 minutes
Venue : IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3, Dr. Rajindra Prashad Road, New Delhi
Time : 5.30 pm onwards

Date : July 27, 2018
Event : Folklore Museum of Mysore
The film relates to the tangible and intangible heritage of the folk world. It explores the unique folklore within the broader dimensions of folk styles and also focuses on yaksagana and shadow puppetry.
Director : Shri M.Lingaraj
Duration : 75 minutes
Venue :IGNCA Auditorium, Media Centre, 3, Dr. Rajindra Prashad Road, New Delhi
Time : 5.30 pm onwards
Contact No  : 011-23388815

Admission Notice for various PG Diploma courses at IGNCA on
  • PGD in Cultural Informatics
  • PGD in Preventive Conservation
  • PGD in Buddhist Studies
  • PGD in Digital Library and Data Management
  • PGD in Manuscriptology and Palaeography
We look forward to seeing you at all our programmes.

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