Nashik: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

KVIC launches Bamboo and Sandalwood Plantations initiative

On June 25, 2020, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission launched sandalwood and bamboo plantation in order to monetize the assets. Highlights KVIC began its drive of plantation by planting 500 saplings of bamboo and sandalwood at its Nashik training centre. The centre is spread over 262 acres of land. The sandalwood saplings were procured ..

2018 Vishwa Shanti Ahimsa Sammelan started in Maharashtra

President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated a 3-day ‘Vishwa Shanti Ahimsa Sammelan (VSAS-2018)’ at Mangi Tungi in Nashik district of Maharashtra on October 22. The VSAS, which is also known as World peace and ahimsa conference, has been organised by Bhagwan Rishabhdev Murti Nirmaan Samiti. The President will also give away the first international ‘Bhagwan ..

Rajabhau Godse, former Shiv Sena Member of Parliament (MP) from Nashik passes away

Rajabhau Godse (57), the former Shiv Sena Member of Parliament (MP) from Nashik , has passed away in Nasik, Maharashtra on August 17, 2018. He was elected to the Lok Sabha from Nashik constituency in 1996. He had also been the city and district unit chief of the Sena after starting his political career as ..

Ram Naik launches new multi-coloured logo for Prayagraj Kumbh

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 ..

Kumbh Mela recognized as India’s Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity in 2017

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 ..