Buddhism: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

National Mission for Manuscripts: 108 volumes of Mongolian Kanjur to be reprinted

On July 10, 2020, the Ministry of culture launched a project to reprint 108 volumes of Mongolian Kanjur under the National Mission for Manuscripts. Highlights On the occasion of Dharma Chakra Day, five sets of ..

Dharma Chakra Day celebrated in India

Every year the International Buddhist Confederation operating under Ministry of Culture, GoI celebrates Dharma Chakra Day. The day is celebrated to commemorate Lord Buddha’s first sermon to his first five asceptic disciples. Highlights The day ..

“Sankalp Parva” begins

On June 28, 2020, the initiative to plant trees called “Sankalp Parva” began, The initiative is to run between June 28, 2020 and July 12, 2020. Highlights The initiative was launched by Ministry of Culture. ..

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 ..

Sadanand Fulzele passes away

Sadanand Fulzele, the founder secretary of the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Smarak Samiti, recently passed away at the age of 91. The federation looks after Deekshabhoomi in Nagpur, the site of Babasaheb Ambedkar’s conversion to Buddhism ..