Miniature Sculpture of the Buddha found in Udupi

Miniature sculpture of the Buddha found in Udupi: The Buddha was found among debris removed from an abandoned well at Alembi in Udupi district in Karnataka.Traditionally, the ancient Tulu Nadu was said to be ruled by the Kadambas of Banavasi. The Guptas and the Kadambas of Banavasi had matrimonial relations. Hence, the discovery of the […]

Vesak Celebration : Buddha Purnima

Vesak Celebration: The Prime Minister addressed “Virtual Vesak Global Celebrations” on Buddha Purnima. The event is being organized by the Ministry of Culture in collaboration with the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) and will witness the participation of all the supreme heads of the Buddhist Sanghas from around the world. Buddha Purnima: It is celebrated to […]

Kalakshetra: Centre For Artistic Endeavour

Kalakshetra: Centre For Artistic Endeavour: It is an arts and cultural academy dedicated to the preservation of traditional values in Indian art and crafts, especially in the field of Bharatanatyam dance and Gandharvaveda music. Founded in 1936 by the vibrant visionary Rukmini Devi Arundale. The Institution stands testimony to her dream of creating a space […]

Great Nicobar Island Project: NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog’s Ambitious Project For Great Nicobar Island: The Environment Appraisal Committee (EAC) – Infrastructure I of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has flagged serious concerns about NITI Aayog’s ambitious project for Great Nicobar Island. The committee has, however, removed the first hurdle faced by the project. It has “recommended” it […]

Covid-19: Make It The Last Pandemic: IPPPR

Covid-19: Make It The Last Pandemic: IPPPR: An independent global panel, the Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response (IPPPR) in its report named “Covid-19: Make it the Last Pandemic concluded that the catastrophic scale of the Covid-19 pandemic could have been prevented. The report was requested by World Health Organization (WHO) member states in […]

WAG 12 B Locomotive: Indian Railways

WAG 12 B Locomotive: Indian Railways: Indian Railways inducts 100th 12000 HP WAG 12 B Locomotive The loco is named WAG 12 B with the number 60100. The locomotive is manufactured by Madhepura Electric Locomotive Pvt. Ltd. (MELPL). These locomotives are state-of-the-art IGBT-based, 3 phase drive, and 12000 horsepower electric locomotive. These high horsepower locomotives […]