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The event ‘Run for unity’ is being organised all over the country to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Lakhs of people from more than 700districts will take part in the events to be organized on the occasion. Sardar Patel is credited for the integration of over 550 independent princely states into India ..
Topics: Delhi Emergency Committee • First Nehru ministry • Government of India • Indian Hindus • Indian independence movement • Indian nationalists • Indian people • Karamsad • Quit India Movement • Sardar • Vallabhbhai • Vallabhbhai Patel
Actor Deepika Padukone and shuttler PV Sindhu has been named the ambassadors for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s new initiative called ‘Bharat Ki Laxmi’ movement. The aim of the initiative is to bring commendable work done by women across the nation to light ahead of the Diwali festival.
The World Students’ Day (WSD) is celebrated every year on October 15 to observe the birthday of India’s former President and great scientist Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. He was the 11th President of India, who served from 2002 to 2007, and was widely referred to as the people’s President besides being credited for India’s civilian ..
Topics: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam • APJ • Arun Tiwari • Defence Research and Development Organisation • Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award • Indian Muslims • Indian people • Nuclear energy in India • Science and technology in India • Vegetarians
Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has flagged off the nation-wide ‘Fit India Plog run’ at Indira Gandhi stadium in New Delhi to mark 150th Gandhi Jayanti. Plogging is a concept brings together fitness and cleanliness as participants pick up plastic and other waste from the road while jogging. The run is being organised at over ..
Topics: Activism • Environmental volunteering • Government of India • Indian Hindus • Indian people • Kiren Rijiju • Litter • Mahatma Gandhi • New Delhi • Physical exercise • Plogging • Waste collection
On the eve of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, India’s largest ‘charkha’ (the 1,650-kg spinning wheel) made of used plastic waste was inaugurated by Union Minister Smriti Irani in Noida. The ‘charkha’ symbolizes Gandhi’s dream of Swadeshi (self sufficing and self reliance). It measures 14 ft × 20 ft × 8ft and is made of ..