Buddhism in India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Kushinagar Airport declared International Airport

On June 24, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the proposal to declare the Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh as international airport. Highlights The airport was given international importance to increase domestic and international tourism in the region. Around 200 to 300 devotees from Cambodia, Japan, Burma and Thailand are offering prayers ..

Shondol dance of Ladakh creates history by entering into Guinness Book of World Records as largest dance

The Shondol dance of Ladakh has created history again by breaking into the Guinness book of world records as the largest Ladakhi dance when 408 women artists in traditional dresses performed gracefully the folk dance on the occasion of the 2019 Buddhist carnival ‘Naropa Festival’. The fest was held near the 11th-century world-famous Hemis Monastery ..