Buddhism in India Current Affairs, GK & News

Sixth India-Japan Samvad Conference

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently addressed the sixth India-Japan Sanwad Conference through video conferencing. Key Highlights During the address, the Prime Minister proposed to create a library of traditional Buddhist literature and scriptures. The library will collect digital copies of Buddhist literature from different countries. It will aim to translate and make them freely ..

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Association of Buddhist Tour Operator (ABTO) International Convention

On December 10, 2020, the Union Minister of state for tourism and culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel inaugurated the Association of Buddhist our operators International Convention in New Delhi. The convention is to be held in partnership with Ministry of Tourism. Recent development in the tourism sector of India During the inauguration ceremony the Minister ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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