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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 lay the foundation stone of the Gita Research Centre at Gita Gyan Sansthanam. The mahotsav, ..

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Nepal is hosting 2017 International Hindu Conference (IHC)

The 3-day International Hindu Conference has started in Kathmandu, Nepal with the theme of ‘Emerging spiritualism: Renaissance of Hinduism’ on August 31, 2017. The aim of the conference is to make Kathmandu the global capital of Hinduism. Approx 500 Hindu scholars, religious leaders, Hindu activists and officials from different countries including India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, the ..

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Hindus named best-educated religious group in U.S.

According to the new study titled Religion and Education Around the World released by Pew Research Centre, Hindus are the best-educated of all religious groups in North America and Europe. In contrast, Hindus who live in India are one among the least-educated of all religious groups worldwide. Around 96% of the Hindus in the US ..

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Current Affairs : January 12, 2012

National Youth Day observed On 12 January, National Youth Day was observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda was born on 12 January 1863 and died on 4 July 1902. He was born Narendranath Dutta and was chief disciple of the 19th century saint Ramakrishna Paramhamsa and the founder of the ..

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Valmiki Jayanti or Pargat Diwas

The Yoga Vasistha is credited to Maharishi Valmiki. He is the author of the Hindu Epic Ramayana. He is believed to give shelter to Sita in his own ashram and Luv- Kush were also born and brought up here. Valmiki is honoured as the first poet, or Adi Kavi, and the Ramayana, the first kavya. ..

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