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India’s first world peace university come up in Maharashtra

The Dr Vishwanath Karad MIT World Peace University (MITWPU), the first of its kind in India, has recently inaugurated by chief minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis in Pune. The purpose of the university is to visualize education through a holistic outlook of knowledge building to establish peace and harmony in the world. Beside this, a ..

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Vivekananda Chair in Indian Studies to be set up at Chicago Univiversity

Government is to set up Swami Vivekananda Chair in Indian Studies at the University of Chicago, USA. For this the Indian government has entered into an agreement with the University of Chicago for establishing the Chair. Objective: To create awareness of Indian culture in the USA. The Indian Government will furnish US $15,00,000 to the ..

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Current Affairs : January 12, 2012

National Youth Day observed On 12 January, National Youth Day was observed to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda. Swami Vivekananda was born on 12 January 1863 and died on 4 July 1902. He was born Narendranath Dutta and was chief disciple of the 19th century saint Ramakrishna Paramhamsa and the founder of the ..

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Postage Stamp on Surendra Nath Jauhar released by Kapil Sibal

Kapil Sibal, Minister for Communications & IT and HRD, released a commemorative Postage Stamp on Surendra Nath Jauhar Surendra Nath Jauhar was a noted freedom fighter social worker, industrialist and philanthropist Jauhar born in 1903 joined the freedom struggle at the age of 16 in response to a call to the youth of the country ..

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What was the difference between ideology of Satya Shodhak Samaj and Prarthana Samaj?

What was the difference between ideology of Satya Shodhak Samaj and Prarthana Samaj?Satya Shodhak Samaj was founded by Mahatma Jyotiba Phule on 24 September 1873 with an objective to liberate the Shudras and Ati Shudras and to prevent their ‘exploitation’ by the upper caste like ruling caste Maratha. Satya Shodhak Samaj refused to regard the ..

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