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Ram Naik launches new multi-coloured logo for Prayagraj Kumbh

Ram Naik, the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, has officially launched the new multi-coloured logo for the Allahabad Kumbh Mela 2019 in Lucknow on December 12, 2017. The logo consists of temples, seers, a kalash (pitcher) and a ‘Swastika’. . All official documents, government advertisements and hoardings would carry the logo to remind people about the ..

Kumbh Mela recognized as India’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2017

The Kumbh Mela has been inscribed on the UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity’ at its 12th session in Jeju, South Korea on December 7, 2017. This inscription is the third in two years for India following the inscriptions of yoga and Nouroz. The inscription of elements on the list helps countries ..

India’s first-ever conservation reserve for black buck to come up in Allahabad

India’s first-ever conservation reserve for black buck will come up on over 126 hectares in the trans-Yamuna region of Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. The State cabinet has recently approved a Blackbuck Conservation Reserve in the Meja forest division that is known for its rocky, undulating and arid terrain. For this, the U.P. government evoked Section ..

Professor Banwarilal Sharma passed away

Professor Banwarilal Sharma- Mathematician and a Gandhian activist. Prof. Banwarilal passed away recently in Chandigarh. He served Allahabad University as former HOD of Mathematics department. Prof. Banwari Lal Sharma was a convenor of the movement named Azadi Bachao Andolan. Azadi Bachao Andolan – It was led as peoples’ movement in different part of the nation ..

News Today- January 2012

Click Here to View Current Affairs of 2011 Current Affairs : January 1, 2012 Welcome 2012 Important scheduled Events of 2012 Samoa and Tokelau are the first to toast in 2012 PM identifies 5 Key challenges for India in 2012 Rajasthan: Doctors call off strike Earthquake in Japan: Nigeria: 50 people killed in violence Syria: ..

Ganga pollution: High Court notice to UP Government

While hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) to make river Ganga pollution free,the Allahabad High Court issued notices to Principal Secretary of Urban Development of the State Government and the Director General of Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam. Despite the repeated orders passed by the court, no action was taken to prevent direct flow of dirty ..

History Compendium-3

First Modern OlympicsThe 1896 Summer Olympics are known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in Athens, Greece, from April 6 to April 15, 1896. It was the first Olympic Games held in the Modern era. Ancient Greece was the birthplace of the Olympic Games, consequently Athens ..