First-Of-Its-Kind Encyclopedia On Tribes
At the SCSTRTI & Tribal Museum Complex in the city, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the publication of Encyclopedia of Tribes in Odisha, an exhaustive work on the various facets of life, culture, and development of 62 Scheduled Tribes and 13 Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) of Odisha.
Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2020 conferred to Asha Parekh
The greatest honour in Indian cinema, the Dada Saheb Phalke award, will be given to veteran performer Asha Parekh in 2020, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur announced on Tuesday. At the 68th National Film Awards on September 30, President Droupadi Murmu will present the honour to Parekh, 79. A five-person panel made up of Asha Bhosle, Hema Malini, Poonam Dhillon, Udit Narayan, and T S Nagabharana decided whether to propose awarding Parekh the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
Indigenously-developed aviation fuel AVGAS 100 LL launched
The Center launched AVGAS 100 LL, a specialised aviation fuel designed for piston-powered aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicles. Indian Oil Corporation is the company that produced the fuel.
Union Culture Ministry organizes Bathukamma festival in New Delhi
The Bathukamma festival was celebrated in New Delhi near Kartavyapath and India Gate under the Union Culture Ministry. In Telangana, there is an annual festival called Bathukamma that lasts nine days. The celebration, which honours the collective spirit of the people of Telangana, is observed with vibrant exotic flowers native to the area. Bathukamma celebrations this year will run from the 25th of this month to the third of next.