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“Sankalp Parva” begins

On June 28, 2020, the initiative to plant trees called “Sankalp Parva” began, The initiative is to run between June 28, 2020 and July 12, 2020. Highlights The initiative was launched by Ministry of Culture. Under the initiative at least five trees are to be planted either in office campus or where ever possible in ..

First Hindu Temple in Islamabad

On June 24, 2020, Pakistan began its construction of first Hindu temple in Islamabad. The estimated construction cost of the temple is Rs 10 crore. Highlights The temple dedicated to Lord Krishna is to be constructed in the Pakistan soil. It is considered as the first Hindu temple in Islamabad. The ground breaking ceremony for ..

Universal Brotherhood Day 2019

Universal Brotherhood Day is observed on 11 September every year around the world to honour the historic speech delivered by Swami Vivekananda on this day in 1893 to the delegates of the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago. World Parliament of Religions The first-ever World Parliament of Religions was held from 11 to 27 September ..

Celebrating the spirit of education on the Teacher’s Day (5th September)

In India, the 5th September is celebrated as the teacher’s day. This day, which is dedicated to the loving and caring spirit of the various teachers in our lives and acknowledging their contributions in molding our lives, is the occasion of the birth anniversary of the legendary Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan. About Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Dr ..

Machail Mata Mandir

The Machail Mata Mandir is a famous shrine dedicated to Goddess Durga (referred by the locals as Machail Mata). It is located in the village Machail in the Kishtwar District of the state of Jammu & Kashmir in India. The shrine holds immense religious significance and is visited by several thousand people every year in ..

Nepal invited as a partner country for Gita Jayanti Mahotsav 2019 of India

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has invited Nepal to be the partner country for the ‘Gita Jayanti Mahotsav 2019’ scheduled to be held at Kurukshetra. He extended the invitation to Ambassador of Nepal to India Nilamber Acharya. The Geeta Jayanti falls on the Shukla Ekadashi of the waxing phase of Moon in the Hindu ..

The Hindu Economic Forum (HEF) launches its national chapter in Nepal

The Hindu Economic Forum (HEF) has launched its Nepal Chapter. On this occasion, the founder of World Hindu Economic Forum (WHEF) Swami Vigyananand said economic empowerment is very necessary to get due respect and recognition in the modern world. The basic objective of Nepal chapter is to increase economic cooperation between India and Nepal and ..

World Heritage Centre (WHC) would be set up at Kolkata

The World Heritage Centre (WHC) housing ‘spiritual camps’ of 45 countries would be set up at Mayapur in Nadia district, Kolkata. The camp of each country would reflect its culture, dress, lifestyle, food and ambiance. The process for setting up the centre got momentum after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee inquired about the project ..