Mela Current Affairs, GK & News
North Central Railway zone launches mobile app to help people navigate through Prayagraj city during Kumbh Mela
The North Central Railway (NCR) has launched a ‘Rail Kumbh Seva Mobile App’ to help people navigate through Prayagraj city during Kumbh Mela starting from January 15. The app will also provide information regarding all the ‘Mela special’ trains that will be run during the period. Additionally, the app will provide a link to the ..
Topics: Allahabad • Haridwar • India • Kumbh Mela • Mela • North India • Prayag Kumbh Mela • Rajim Kumbh • Religion in Uttarakhand • States and union territories of India • Tourism in Uttarakhand • Uttarakhand
On 22nd June 2018, the annual Ambubachi Mela has started at Nilachall hillock where the Kamakhya temple is situated in Assam. The temple will remain close from this evening and re-opened for public in the morning of 26th this month. Over 10 lakh devotees are expected to attend the mela. Temporary camps have been set ..
Narendra Singh Tomar, the Union Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines , has inaugurated Saras Aajeevika Mela at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi. The SARAS Aajeevika Mela 2018 in New Delhi is an endeavour of Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission. It aims to provide a national platform and an opportunity ..
The 32nd Surajkund International Crafts Mela 2018 has started at Faridabad, Haryana on February 2, 2018. The Mela is organized by the Surajkund Mela Authority and Haryana Tourism in collaboration with Union Ministries of Tourism, Textiles, Culture and External Affairs. This year, Uttar Pradesh is the theme state and Kyrgyzstan is the Partner Nation. The ..
Ram Naik, the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, has officially launched the new multi-coloured logo for the Allahabad Kumbh Mela 2019 in Lucknow on December 12, 2017. The logo consists of temples, seers, a kalash (pitcher) and a ‘Swastika’. . All official documents, government advertisements and hoardings would carry the logo to remind people about the ..
Topics: Allahabad • Haridwar • Hindu holy cities • India • Kumbh Mela • Kumbh Mela stampede • Mela • Nashik • Religion in Uttarakhand • States and union territories of India • Tourism in Uttarakhand • Uttar Pradesh
The Kumbh Mela has been inscribed on the UNESCO’s Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity’ at its 12th session in Jeju, South Korea on December 7, 2017. This inscription is the third in two years for India following the inscriptions of yoga and Nouroz. The inscription of elements on the list helps countries ..
Topics: Allahabad • Haridwar • Hindu holy cities • India • Kumbh Mela • Mela • Nashik • North India • Prayag Kumbh Mela • Religion in Uttarakhand • States and union territories of India • Tourism in Uttarakhand