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India’s first specialized hospital for elephants opened in Mathura

India’s first specialized hospital for elephants was formally opened Churmura village in Mathura district of Uttar Pradesh.  It is promoted by Wildlife SOS which had established first elephant conservation and care centre in 2010 and is currently looking after 20 elephants requiring specialised treatment. Key Facts The unique medical centre offers wireless digital X-ray, dental ..

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Krishna Kutir is a special home for 1000 widows set up by Ministry of Women & Child Development (MoWCD) under Swadhar Greh scheme

The Krishna Kutir is a special home for 1000 widows set up by the Ministry of Women & Child Development (MoWCD) under the Swadhar Greh scheme. It is said to be the largest-ever facility of its kind created by a government organization, which will be inaugurated by Maneka Sanjay Gandhi and UP CM Yogi Adityanath ..

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India signs loan agreement with World Bank (WB) for UP Tourism Project

India has signed a loan agreement worth $40 million with the World Bank (WB) for UP Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project on December 28, 2017. The purpose of the project is to increase tourism-related benefits for local communities in Uttar Pradesh. The total project cost is around $57.14 million, out of which $40 million will be ..

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The Gita Research Institute to be set up in Mathura

The Gita Research Institute will soon be set up by the Uttar Pradesh government in Mathura for research on Gayan (singing), Vadan (the art of music) and Nratya (dance) of the Krishna age. It is a research institute for the study of the ‘Bhagavad Gita’.

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History : Compendium 1

1. What was ” Bhottavisti” in Ancient Times?Ans. Bhottavisiti was a special kind of forced labor imposed on peasants from the laborers of Tibet. 2. Who was jall-ud-din Firoz?Ans. He was uncle of Alaud-din-khilji whom he murdered treacherously in 1296 and became Sultan of Delhi. 3. What is most appreciated thing about Indians (Hindus particularly ..

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