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Maharashtra’s tableau wins best tableau award at 69th Republic Day Parade 2018

Maharashtra’s tableau titled “Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj coronation” has won the best tableau award at the 69th Republic Day Parade 2018. Assam’s tableau depicting traditional “masks and sastras” bagged the second prize. The third prize went to Chhattisgarh’s display of Ramgarh’s ancient amphitheatre and artistes performing dance based on Kalidasa’s Meghadootam. Among the tableaux by Union ..

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Narayana Sadashiv Pharande, BJP leader passes away

Prof. Narayana Sadashiv Pharande (78), the senior BJP leader and former Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC), has passed away in Pune, Maharashtra on January 16, 2018. He was popularly known as Na Sa Pharande & was elected thrice as the Member of the Legislative Council. Originally, he hailed from Satara district and was a gold medallist ..

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Shivaji memorial to be the tallest memorial in the world

Maharashtra government has announced that the planned statue of Shivaji off the Mumbai coast would be tallest memorial in the world. The mid-sea Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial was originally conceived in the 1980s. The planned memorial would be 210 metres surpassing the height of New York’s Statue of Liberty and the under-construction Statue of Unity of ..

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