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31st International Kite festival at Gujarat

The 31st International Kite Festival, one of the most expected festivals that allures the crowd especially kite flyers from all over the world began on 7th January 2020 at Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The festival was inaugurated by Governor of Gujarat, Acharya Devvrat and Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani amid the presence of ..

Aarambh is India’s first ever common foundation course for probationer civil servants

The Union Government has launched India’s first ever common foundation course – “Aarambh” – for probationer civil servants at the Statue of Unity, Kevadia, Gujarat. Around 500 newly recruited bureaucrats are undergoing a 6-day training. Beside this, the Indian Government has also launched the “Nurture the Future” programme. Under this program the civil servants will ..

Ram V. Sutar designs world’s ‘tallest statue’Statue of Unity’

On October 31, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the ‘Statue of Unity’ in Narmada district of Gujarat on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Sardar Patel – who served as the first Home Minister of independent India – is credited with uniting all 562 princely states in pre-independent India to build the Republic of ..

Shivaji memorial to be the tallest memorial in the world

Maharashtra government has announced that the planned statue of Shivaji off the Mumbai coast would be tallest memorial in the world. The mid-sea Chhatrapati Shivaji memorial was originally conceived in the 1980s. The planned memorial would be 210 metres surpassing the height of New York’s Statue of Liberty and the under-construction Statue of Unity of ..