Hinduism Current Affairs, GK & News

Vedic Planetarium : World’s largest religious monument

India is home to many architectural marvels. The Vedic Planetarium Temple in Mayapur, West Bengal will soon become the world’s largest religious monument. Currently, the largest religious monument in the world is Angkor Wat, a huge Buddhist temple complex located in northern Cambodia. Key Points The purpose behind the construction of this temple is to ..

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Mes Aynak Site

Mes Aynak is a site that is located 40 km southeast of Kabul, Afghanistan. It is located in the Logar Province’s barren region. This region contains the largest copper deposit in Afghanistan. Also, in this region, there are remains to be found of an ancient settlement that has 400 Buddha stupas, statues, and a monastery ..

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GoI releases “Health in India” report

The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation recently released a report titled “Health in India”. The main objective of the report was to gather quantitative information on India’s health sector. Highlights The report highlighted on health of religious communities in the country. Key Findings of the Report The report said that around 7.5% of Indians ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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February 9: Ravidas Jayanti celebrated across India

The birth anniversary of the 14th century saint Ravidas was celebrated all over India on Febraury 9th. PM Modi and President Kovind and other leaders paid tribute to Guru Ravidas. Highlights The saint emphasized brotherhood and harmony to bring upon positive change in the society. His songs are included in Guru Granth Sahib. About Ravidas ..

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