- Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, Bhopal organized the Losar Festival in its premises.
- The Tibetan New Year is referred to as Losar.
- The Tibetan Calendar is based on the lunar calendar and consists of twelve (or thirteen) months.
- Losar starts on the first day of the first month of the Tibetan Calendar when the new moon is sighted.
- Oftentimes, Losar and the Chinese New Year begin on the same date, but sometimes they might have a difference of a day, or even a lunar month.
- To mark the Losar, a three-day festival is celebrated by Tibetans worldwide with prayers, hanging prayer flags, ceremonies, folk dances, passing fire torches among gatherings, and friends and family reunions.
- Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya, also known as National Museum of Humankind or Museum of Man is an anthropology museum located in Bhopal, India.
- It represents an integrated story of the evolution of man and culture with special reference to India
Vulture and Raptor survey
- The first-ever vulture and raptor survey was held in the Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary (WWS)
- The survey that was concluded in the Wayanad landscape recently recorded 24 species of raptors and four species of vultures.
- The three-day program was organized by the Forest and Wildlife Department, and two territorial forest divisions, including the South and North Wayanad Forest Divisions.
- Raptors come under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972 and have apex predator status in an ecosystem.
- Indian vulture, White-rumped vulture, Red headed vultures were spotted.