ICCR Current Affairs - 2020

International webinar on Lokmanya Tilak: Key facts

A two-day international webinar on the 100th death anniversary of the great Indian freedom fighter Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak was organized by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations. This international webinar on the theme of Lokmanya Tilak – Swaraj to Self-reliant India was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Amit Shah. Objective During the webinar Read More…

ICCR launches International painting competition on COVID-19

On March 31, 2020, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) launched global painting competition on the title Title: United against CORONA-Express through Art Highlights The ICCR aims to build cultural links between countries in the world. It tries to bring all the cultures united against single emotion of fighting against the COVID-19 together. The Read More…

ICCR to organize 3-day ‘Takhat Darshan Yatra’ for Sikh youths from 10 nations

To mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) will be organizing a three-day ‘Takhat Darshan Yatra’ for Sikh youths from various countries as part of its birth anniversary celebrations. Key Highlights The ICCR is also organising a first-of-its-kind programme including an International Read More…

Author Amish Tripathi appointed director of London’s Nehru Centre

Renowned Author Amish Tripathi has been named as the new director of London’s Nehru Centre, under Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). About Amish Tripathi He is the author of best-selling books such as ‘Secret of the Nagas’ and ‘Sita – Warrior of Mithila’. He will take over the director’s post from diplomat Srinivas Gotru, Read More…

Vinay Sahasrabuddhe appointed as President of ICCR

President Ram Nath Kovind has appointed BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Sahasrabuddhe as President of the Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR). He will succeed scholar and thinker Lokesh Chandra, who was appointed by the NDA government in October 2014 and has completed his three-year-term. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe is BJP’s national vice-president and is Read More…