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India signs loan agreement with World Bank (WB) for UP Tourism Project

India has signed a loan agreement worth $40 million with the World Bank (WB) for UP Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project on December 28, 2017. The purpose of the project is to increase tourism-related benefits for local communities in Uttar Pradesh. ..

U D Salvi appointed acting chairperson of NGT

Justice Umesh Dattatraya Salvi has been appointed acting chairperson of National Green Tribunal (NGT) following the superannuation of Justice Swatanter Kumar. He will hold the post till a new Chairperson is appointed or till his superannuation, whichever is earlier. During ..

Ram Nath Kovind to inaugurate 2017 International Gita Mahotsav (IGM)

The 2017 International Gita Mahotsav will be inaugurated by President of India Ram Nath Kovind in Kurukshetra, Haryana on November 25, 2017. The President will also participate in Gita Yajna and Gita Poojan ceremonies at Brahma Sarovar. He will also ..

Quick Fact Sheet : Buddhism

1. Gautam Siddhartha was the name of Buddha and he was the founder of Buddhism also known as Gautam Buddha. .2. Gautam Buddha was born in 563 BC in Lumbini (now in Nepal) in Sakya Kshatriya clan of Kapilvastu. He ..