November 3, 2020 1:58:16 am
The Jal Shakti Ministry underneath Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Monday launched a three-day ‘Ganga Utsav’ to rejoice the “glory of the holy Ganga”. As part of the occasion, actor Rajeev Khandelwal will launch the second season of ‘Rag Rag mein Ganga’, a present that traces numerous tales associated to the river. The primary season of the present was aired final yr. The occasion will characteristic a bunch of programmes, together with debates and dialogues, story-telling periods, and performances by the likes of Kailash Kher, classical singer Revati Sakalkar, Kathak dancer Vaswati Mishra, and Kabir cafe, other than launch of 13 quick movies associated to the Ganga — all to be performed nearly.
Taking a step in direction of enhancing its give attention to worldwide information, Doordarshan India has deliberate devoted programming of 14 hours within the run-up to the US Presidential elections. Doordarshan has roped in 24 specialists, together with former Indian ambassadors to the US, area specialists and members of think-tanks to debate numerous features of the American elections and the influence of the result on India’s relations with the US, additionally additionally what it can imply globally. The programmes will begin from 6 pm India time on Tuesday, the day America votes.
The effectivity of the eight Division-Associated Parliamentary Standing Committees of Rajya Sabha has been rising. In line with an evaluation by the RS Secretariat, every assembly of the eight committees lasted 2 hours 10 minutes on common in 2019- 20. That is the primary time that the common time of those conferences has crossed the 2-hour mark. As per the evaluation, it’s an enchancment of 55 per cent over 2018-19, and a rise of 25 per cent in comparison with the common of two earlier years. In 2017- 18, the common time for every assembly was 1 hour 51 minutes, and for 2018-19, it had dropped to 1 hour 25 minutes.
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