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Mahatma Gandhi’s bust to be unveiled in Croatia on 2nd October

President Ram Nath Kovind on his visit to Croatia has announced to gift a sculpture of Mahatma Gandhi, gifted to mark the 150 birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation. The sculpture will be unveiled on 2nd October, 2019 on the occasion of ‘Gandhi Jayanti’. On 2nd October, Gandhiji’s bust will be unveiled in ..

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West Bengal to host International Children’s Theatre Festival 2018

The 2018 International Children’s Theatre Festival will be held at the Academy of Fine Arts in Kolkata, West Bengal from June 17 to 21. Children of various theatre groups from eight countries besides host India will take part in fest. The participating countries are France, Slovenia, Swaziland, Mexico, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. ..

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Public Affairs Index

Public Affairs Centre (PAC), Bengaluru had come up with a Public Affairs Index (PAI) to rank governance inter-state by using data available in the public domain in key areas of governance. Public Affairs Centre (PAC) is a not for profit think tank, established in 1994 with a mandate to improve the quality of governance in India. ..

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The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Non-Violence observed on 2 October

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Non-Violence is observed every year on October 2 to mark the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, leader of the Indian independence movement and pioneer of the philosophy and strategy of non-violence. The day is an occasion to disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness. This ..

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