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The 2018 International Buddhist Conclave (IBC) will be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind with theme “Buddha Path – The Living Heritage” in New Delhi on August 23. The aim of the conclave is to showcase Buddhist Heritage in India and boost tourism. It is being organized by the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with ..
Topics: Bihar • Bodh Gaya • Gautama Buddha • Gaya, India • Hindu holy cities • Hindu pilgrimage sites in India • India • Nalanda • Rajgir • Sarnath • States and union territories of India • Uttar Pradesh
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 ..
Topics: Allahabad • Geography of India • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Hindu holy cities • Indian diaspora • Jugnauth • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas • Prime Ministers of Mauritius • Uttar Pradesh • Varanasi
The Sanskriti Mahotsav “Swachhagrah – Bapu ko Kaaryaanjali” has started at the Man Mandir Ghat and Assi Ghat in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh on February 21, 2018 to celebrate the creative and cultural industries in Varanasi and to focus attention on the need for Swachhta by using cultural forms. The 2-day Mahotsav will integrate the tangible ..
The 44th Khajuraho Dance Festival 2018 will be held at the temple town in Chhatarpur district on February 20. The fest is being organised by the culture department of the Madhya Pradesh government. The 6-day fest will showcase classical dances including Kathak, Odissi, Bharatnatyam, Kuchipudi, Kathakali and Mohiniattam. This year, the Art Mart (which is ..
Topics: Bundelkhand • Chandela • Chitragupta temple • Hindu holy cities • Indian classical dance • Indian classical music • Kandariya Mahadeva Temple • Khajuraho • Khajuraho Dance Festival • Khajuraho Group of Monuments • Madhya Pradesh • States and union territories of India
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) signs project agreement with World Bank for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP)
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has signed a project agreement with the World Bank (WB) for Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) on Ganga to enhance navigation on National Waterway-1 from Varanasi to Haldia. Beside this, the Government of India and the World Bank has also signed a $375 million loan agreement for JMVP. ..
Topics: Ganges • Geography of Uttar Pradesh • Hindu holy cities • Holy cities • Inland Waterways Authority of India • Iwai • Ministry of Shipping • Navigability • Rigvedic rivers • Rivers • States and union territories of India • Varanasi