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Hologram Statue of Netaji

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to unveil a hologram statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose near India Gate in Delhi. The statue is to be unveiled on Netaji’s 125th birth anniversary. His birth anniversary falls on January 23rd. About the statue The statue is powered by 4k projectors, capable of delivering 30,000 lumens of ..

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Merger of Amar Jawan Jyoti

Recently, Central government rejected the contention that Amar Jawan Jyoti has been extinguished. Key Points Government further asserted that Amar Jawan Jyoti has been merged with the flame at “National War Memorial” in the vicinity. They are of the view that, this merger will mark a tribute to the fallen soldiers befitting their sacrifice. India ..

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Heritage Conservation Committee

The Supreme Court recently cleared the Central Vista Project that covers a three kilo metre stretch between the Rashtrapati Bhavan and India Gate. Following this, the Heritage Conservation Committee has approved the construction of a new parliament. What is Heritage Conservation Committee? The Heritage Conservation Committee is set up under the chairmanship of Additional Secretary, ..

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Environment Ministry Clears New Parliament at Rs 922 crores

On May 2, 2020, the Expert Appraisal Committee cleared the proposal to new Parliament at Rs 922 crores. The Central Vista committee has also approved the new plan. Support from other Government Entities The case on minimized tree cutting and its related environmental concerns is still pending before the Supreme court. However, the apex court ..

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February 25: First anniversary of National War Memorial commemorated

On February 25, 2020, the first anniversary of National War Memorial was commemorated. The CDS Bipin Rawat paid tribute to the memorial and so did several other leaders of the country. The Memorial was inaugurated by PM Modi on February 25, 2019. Highlights The memorial was dedicated by the Prime Minster to honour the fallen ..

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Union Ministry of Minority Affairs inaugurates ‘Hunar Haat’

“Hunar Haat” is an initiative of the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India. Under the initiative, stalls are set up, where master artisans, craftsmen and culinary experts from across the country participate, to showcase their talents. It aims at providing employment opportunities to indigenous artisans and preserving the culture of our country. Recently, ..

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