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The International Gita Festival 2018 will be held at Kurukshetra in Haryana from December 7-23 to commemorate the birth of ‘Srimad Bhagwat Gita’, the sacred scripture containing invaluable advice of Lord Krishna that he proffered to Arjuna, the third Pandava in the battlefield of Kurukshetra on the first day of the famous 18-day battle in ..
Topics: Arjuna • Bhagavad Gita • Bharatayuddha • Deities • Hindu mythology • Hindu pilgrimage sites in India • Hinduism • Krishna • Kurukshetra • Kurukshetra district • Mahabharata • Puranic chronology
Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, J&K declared as “cleanest religious place” in India at Safaigiri Summit and Awards 2018
The cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has been declared the “cleanest religious place” in the country. Over 81.78 pilgrims visited the shrine in Trikuta hills in the district in 2017. Mata Vaishno Devi shrine has won the prestigious ‘cleanest religious place’ award at Safaigiri Summit and Awards ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Topics: Hindu pilgrimage sites in India • Jammu and Kashmir • Jammu Division • Katra • Katra, Jammu and Kashmir • Reasi district • Shivkhori • States and union territories of India • Subdivisions of India • Trikuta • Vaishno Devi
Krishna Kutir is a special home for 1000 widows set up by Ministry of Women & Child Development (MoWCD) under Swadhar Greh scheme
The Krishna Kutir is a special home for 1000 widows set up by the Ministry of Women & Child Development (MoWCD) under the Swadhar Greh scheme. It is said to be the largest-ever facility of its kind created by a government organization, which will be inaugurated by Maneka Sanjay Gandhi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
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 Union home ministry recently sanctioned the launch of the National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP) from a campus of Gujarat’s Fisheries Research Centre located in coastal Okha in the newly created Devbhoomi Dwarka district. It is the first-of-its-kind institution of the country will be created and run by a multi-agency team of paramilitary and defence forces ..