Arabic Current Affairs - 2020

April 23: English Language Day; Spanish Language Day

Every year, April 23 is celebrated as English Language Day. The Spanish Language Day is celebrated on the same day as well. English is one of the two working languages of the United Nations. The Day is also celebrated as World Book Day. Highlights The Day is celebrated as English Language Day to observe both Read More…

April 20: UN Chinese Language Day

Every year, on April 20, the United Nations Chinese Language Day is observed. The day is observed to pay tribute to Cangjie. Cangjie is a mythical figure who invented Chinese Characters. The first UN Chinese Language Day was observed in 2010. About Cangjie The legend in China is believed to have four eyes. Also, it Read More…

English Language Day: 23 April

23 April is observed as English Language Day every year. 23rd April was chosen as the English Language Day to commemorate both the birthday and date of death of William Shakespeare. The English Language Day was the result of a 2010 initiative by the Department of Public Information which had sought to establish language days for each of Read More…

President’s Certificate of Honour and Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Awards Conferred

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu conferred President’s Certificate of Honour and Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman Awards at New Delhi. Presidential Award of Certificate The award of the Certificate of Honour was introduced in the year 1958 to honour the scholars of Sanskrit, Arabic and Persian Languages. It was extended to cover Pali/Prakrit in the year 1996. Read More…

India Bags First Prize at the International Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India has won the First Prize in the category of TV Cinema Spot at the prestigious international Golden City Gate Tourism Awards 2019. The promotional films/television commercials produced as part of its Incredible India 2.0 Campaign by the Ministry of Tourism have received the awards: Yogi of the Racetrack. The Reincarnation of Read More…