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Global Cybersecurity Association launches GCA Index

The Global Cybersecurity Association (GCA), a dedicated non-profit body, announced the launch of ‘GCA Index’ at  a conference in  New Delhi titled “Empowering Cybersecurity: Bringing youth, industry citizen & government on a common platform”.

India celebrates Christmas with zeal and enthusiasm

As the nation illuminates with colourful displays of festivities, Christmas in India presents a captivating blend of traditions, celebrations, and collective joy.

Beware of Smishing: Centre warns citizens

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), the country's nodal agency to deal with cybersecurity threats, has warned people of a malicious practice named Smishing.

Natya Shodh Sansthan joins hands with TOT Radio app to provide access to Indian theatre archives

India's largest repository of the history of Indian theatre can now be accessed through a radio app with Natya Shodh Sansthan, Kolkata, joining hands with TOT Radio, the only radio app in the country and neighbouring Bangladesh dedicated to theatre.

18th Hospitality India Annual International Travel Awards 2023: Minister Ajay Bhatt says Centre's policy is helping to promote India's tourism sector

Union Minister of State for Tourism Ajay Bhatt has said the new tourism policy of the Central government is helping to promote the country's tourism sector.

UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell visits India to spotlight progress on global goals for children

New Delhi/New York/IBNS: UNICEF Executive Director Catherine Russell concluded a four-day visit to India on Friday to highlight life-saving progress in health and development for millions of vulnerable children while calling on global leaders to prioritise investment in children to deliver on the world’s sustainable development goals.

G20: Modi, Biden welcome deepening of academic relations between India and US

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden welcomed deepening academic relations between the two nations as IIT Council signs MoU with Association of American Universities to establish Indo-US Global Challenges Institute

World’s tallest bronze statue of Nataraja to grace G20 Summit 2023 venue in New Delhi

New Delhi/IBNS: Gracing the meeting venue of the G20 Summit in New Delhi will be a 27 feet high figure of Nataraja (the dancing Shiva) made of ‘ashta dhatu’ (octo alloy, bronze), which will highlight India’s traditional metallurgical skills.

US designs specialised courses in line with New Education Policy to facilitate Indian students

New Delhi/IBNS: The United States has started an educational programme in line with India's New Education Policy that would allow Indian students to pursue a one-year professional master's degree with an industrial specialisation in American universities.

Independence Day: Google doodle pays tribute to India's rich textile heritage

Popular search engine Google on Tuesday celebrated Indian Independence Day by creating a colourful doodle that paid tribute to the rich textile heritage of the country.

Tribal concept ‘halma’ can show the way for self-reliance to society at large, says minister

New Delhi/IBNS: The expansion of the concept of ‘halma’ prevalent among the tribes of India can be one of the ways to resolve climate change and other issues faced by society at large, said Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar.

IGNCA holds the first Brainstorming Session on UNESCO Memory of World Programme in India

New Delhi/IBNS:  Memory is crucial for survival of humanity, said Union Minister for State for Culture and External Affairs, Meenakshi Lekhi in her address as the chief guest at the Brainstorming Session on UNESCO Memory of the World (MoW) Programme in India.

India’s older women face the brunt of Exclusion: Social, financial & digital with rise in dependency and abuse, reveals report

Kolkata: Abuse against older women in India is witnessing a rising trend, with physical violence emerging as the top form of abuse, a report focusing on older women revealed.

International seminar on the Ramayana in Delhi draws many participants; scholars discuss about the epic's influence on SouthEast Asia

New Delhi/IBNS: The first day of the two-day International seminar on Ramayana in SouthEast Asia, organised by the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) in Delhi saw scholars exchanging views on the Indian epic Ramayana and its influence on South East Asian countries.

Music & Beyond: Nairobi gets a chance to enjoy a fusion of Indian and African music

Nairobi/IBNS: Nairobi resident with Kolkata connections, Ananya Pal, will be presenting ‘Music & Beyond’, at the Kenyan capital on June 10 this year as her contribution towards World Music Day (observed globally on June 21).