Nalanda University Current Affairs, GK & News
The third India-ASEAN Youth Dialogue as held between June 8, 2020 and June 10, 2020. The dialogue was held in virtual mode. Highlights During the dialogue, India and ASEAN enhanced cooperation constructively in skill development, youthful energy and education. These areas were identified as strategic partnership between the two countries at the dialogue. The leaders ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: International / World Current Affairs
5th International Dharma-Dhamma conference is being held Rajgir International Convention Centre in Rajgir, Bihar from 27-28 July 2019. The conference was inaugurated Union Minister of State Kiren Rijiju who is also the Chief Guest of Conference. It is being hosted by Rajgir for 2nd time. About 5th International Dharma-Dhamma conference Objective: To address people about ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Topics: 5th International Dharma-Dhamma conference • Bihar • Centre for Study of Religion and Society-India Foundation • Nalanda University • Rajgir • Sat-Chit-Ananda and Nirvana Dharma-Dhamma Tradition
President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Dr Vijay Bhatkar, architect of India’s first supercomputer the Param series, as the chancellor of Nalanda University. He will have term of three years from the date of his appointment as provided under Section 11(3) of the Nalanda University Act. He shall succeed George Yeo, former Foreign Minister of Singapore, ..
Within the days after Amartya Sen got excluded from the newly constituted governing board, the chancellor of the prestigious Nalanda University, George Yeo has quit citing attack on autonomy as the reason. According to him, the move to create a new governing board was a complete surprise to him and the changes were effected without ..
President Pranab Mukherjee has dissolved the Nalanda Mentors Group (NMG) which was the de-facto governing body of the Nalanda University. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen was part of the Nalanda Mentors group (NMG) since 2007. NMG was constituted to revive the Nalanda University. Amartya Sen resigned as Chancellor of the University in February 2015 but continued ..
The ruins of ancient Nalanda Mahavihara (also known as old Nalanda University) of Bihar has been included in the List of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. Nalanda Mahavihara ruins comprise the archaeological remains of monastic-cum-scholastic from the 5th century BC to the 13th century AD. It located near Patna, state capital of Bihar and is 26th ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2016