सामयिक विषय: Conference

China to host BRICS Film Festival in June

Second BRICS Film Festival

Question: – In which country will the ‘Second Brics Film Festival -2017’ be organized in the country during June 23-27, 2017?
(a) China
(b) Russia
(c) India
(d) South Africa
Ans: (a)
Related facts:-

  • On 23-27 June, 2017, ‘Second BRICS Film Festival-2007’ will be organized in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, Southwest China.
  • In this film festival, screening of 30 films of BRICS countries Brazil, Russia, China, India and South Africa will be done.
  • Significantly, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had proposed the BRICS Film Festival and Film Awards.
  • Its aim is to increase co-operation between the BRICS countries and create harmony.
  • It is known that ‘The first BRICS Film Festival 2016’ was held in New Delhi during September 2-6, 2016.

Related Links:-
http://www.ptinews.com/news/8625554_China-to-host-BRICS-Film-Festival-in-June

UN announces first-ever World Ocean Festival

First-ever World Ocean Festival

Question: Which country will organize the first World Ocean Festival?
(a) Ireland
(b) China
(c) America
(d) Japan
Answer- (c)
Related facts:

  • The first World Ocean Festival, which will run from 5 to 9 June, will be organized in New York, America.
  • Festival will be organized by the Global Brain Foundation.
  • It aims to o raise their voices to reverse the declining health of our oceans.
  • Significantly the function will drew attention towards Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically Goal 14, on conservation and sustainable use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development

Reference:
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=56544#.WP49pYjyvIU

I&B Minister inaugurates Instagram Workshop

Workshop on Instagram Organised

Question- Recently, Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the workshop on Instagram for better government communication. At what number of times this workshop is being organized by Instagram in Asia?
(a) First
(b) Second
(c) Third
(d) Fourth
Ans :(a)
Related facts:-

  • On April 20, 2017, Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the workshop on ‘Instagram’ for better government communication.
  • This workshop was organized jointly by the Press Information Bureau and Instagram.
  • Instagram has organized such workshop for the first time in Asia.
  • The objective of this workshop is to introduce, the government officials, with the applications of the Instagram platform through which the government can establish better communication and access to social media.

Related Links:-
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/hindirelease.aspx?relid=60520
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=161168

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