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Trumps to be welcomed with conches, music and dance

As US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive at Ahmedabad airport next week, they will be welcomed by a 'Shankhnaad' recital, or playing of the conches along with dance performances, the Gujarat government said

Exhibition to mark 28 years of Indo-Israeli diplomatic relations

To celebrate 28 years of diplomatic relations between India and Israel, The Embassy of Israel in India and Bruno Art Group will organise 'Shining Brightly', a group exhibition by Israeli and international artists, from February 23-29 at Visual Arts Gallery, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Bangladesh PM rejects quota call for English-medium students

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has rejected a call for special facilities for English-medium students to enrol at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

Afghan movie on skateboarding wins Oscar

An Afghan movie, “Learning to Skateboard in a Warzone (If You’re a Girl),” has won the Oscar for best documentary short subject at the 92nd annual Academy Awards

Under siege by anti-CAA protests, Aligarh Muslim University may shut down

As Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) continues to be under a lockdown enforced by the students protesting against India's Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), the Vice-Chancellor is considering if shutting down the varsity is the only recourse left in the present circumstances

India and Bangladesh artists display common cultural heritage through printmaking

Artists from India and Bangladesh displayed their printmaking creativity despite India witnessing nationwide protests against CAA, NRC. The exhibition was organised to make people aware of printmaking and to further elevate the concept and application of this medium. They also shared rich heritage through their masterpieces at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi January 23-31.

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