Buddhist pilgrimages Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar unveiled 70-feet tall statue of Lord Buddha at Rajgir in Nalanda district of state. It is second tallest statue of Buddha in the country. Key Facts The statue has been installed above 16 metre radius pedestal in middle of lake Ghora Katora. It has been made from 45,000 cubic foot ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Topics: Bihar • Buddha Statue • Buddhist pilgrimages • India • Lord Buddha • Nalanda • Nalanda district • Nitish Kumar • Places in News • Rajgir • States and union territories of India • Tourism in Bihar