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Current Affairs: November 13, 2018

Main current events of November 13, 2018 are as follows: National Current Events Public Service Broadcasting Day celebrated on November 12 to commemorate the only visit of Mahatma Gandhi to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947 Gandhian Philosophy Award and Public Service Broadcasting Award announced on Public Service Broadcasting Day at All ..

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The Mughalsarai junction renamed as Deen Dayal Upadhyaya railway station

In Uttar Pradesh, the iconic Mughalsarai junction has been formally renamed after RSS ideologue Deen Dayal Upadhyay (DDU), who was found dead in mysterious circumstances near the station in February 1968. The DDU station is more than 150 years old and one of the busiest railway stations in India. The station contains the largest railway ..

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Varanasi to host 3rd edition of Kabira festival 2018

The 3rd edition of Kabira festival 2018 will be held in Varanasi on November 16 to celebrate the spirit of 15th-century mystic poet Kabir. The annual festival conceived by the Mahindra group and Teamwork Arts, will feature a two-day programme of music, literature, talks and city explorations. The festival will reverberate with music, poetry, discussions ..

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2018 Kabir Mahotsav started in UP to mark 500th death anniversary of Kabir Das

To mark the 500th death anniversary of mystic poet and saint Kabir Das, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the two-day ‘Kabir Mahotsav’ at Maghar in Sant Kabir Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh on June 28, 2018. The festival, organised by the Union Culture Ministry, will feature folk music, dance performances and musical theatre in ..

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Varanasi to host 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBS-2019)

The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBS-2019) will be held in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh from January 21 to 23, 2019. The event would be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Pravind Jugnauth. There will be provision for the participants to participate in the Kumbh Snan (in Allahabad) and then travel to New ..

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Deendayal Hastkala Sankul

Deendayal Hastkala Sankul  is a trade facilitation centre for handicrafts – at Varanasi. The Sankul will facilitate the  weavers / artisans / exporters in promotion of handlooms/handicrafts I both domestic and international markets. The Crafts Museum in the Sankul will preserve the traditional handloom/handicrafts products of Varanasi and showcase the handloom & handicraft products.

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