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World Elephant Day: Elephant is the most exploited animal

World Elephant Day: Elephant is the most exploited animal

Despite elephant-headed Ganesha being widely worshiped across India, at least 100 elephants die every year in the country, with many poached for ivory and many more captured and sold to traffickers. Incidents of cruelty against elephants are many. The most recent being the rescue of a “begging elephant” from Uttar Pradesh after five decades of slavery, and also the seizure …

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Naga Panchami Information For Students And Children

Naga Panchami - Hindu Festival

Naga Panchami is celebrated by Hindus in most parts of India. Naga Panchami is celebrated on Panchami in Shravan month. On this day, they worship Naga Devata (Cobras). Cobras are considered divine in Hindu mythology. People go to temples and snake pits and they worship the snakes. They offer milk and silver snake to protect them from all evils. They …

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Hariyali Amavasya Information For Children And Children

Hariyali Amavasya - Hindu Festival

In Hindi, the word ‘Amavasya’ refers to a no-moon day and ‘Hariyali’ refers to greenery. Hariyali Amavasya is thus a festival which is celebrated on a no-moon day to welcome the month of monsoon. It is celebrated on the first Amavasya of Saavan which is the period of July-August as per the Hindu calendar. It is celebrated by people in …

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Irrfan Khan Biography For Students And Children

Irrfan Khan

Born: Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan Birth: 7 January 1966 Jaipur Rajasthan, India Alma mater: National School of Drama Occupation: Film actor, Producer Spouse: Sutapa Sikdar (m. 1995) Awards: Padma Shri (2011) Sahabzade Irrfan Ali Khan, also popularly known as Irrfan Khan is an Indian actor, known for his work predominantly in Hindi cinema, as well as his works in British …

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International Day of Yoga Information For Students And Children

International Day of Yoga

June 21 was declared as the International Day of Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 2014. Yoga, a 6,000 year-old physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin in India, aims to transform the body and the mind. Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi declared that there will be an official website mea.gov.in/idy.htm for this, and …

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Who are Recipients of the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?

Who are Recipients of the Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?

The Rajiv Gandhi National Awards is distributed at this day by the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation in order to know the distinction attain by the competitors in different fields. Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award is an Indian award given for outstanding contribution towards promotion of communal harmony, national integration and peace. The award was instituted by All India Congress Committee of …

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William Dalrymple Biography For Students And Children

William Dalrymple

William Dalrymple, FRSL FRAS (born 20 March 1965 in Scotland) is an award winning historian and writer, as well as a broadcaster, critic and art historian. He has been the South Asia correspondent of the New Statesman since 2004. He is also one of the co-founders and co-directors of the annual Jaipur Literature Festival. Dalrymple was born William Hamilton-Dalrymple, a …

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Vastu Shastra

Vastu Shastra

Vastu Shastra (वास्तु शास्त्र) means science of architecture and construction. Found in Indian subcontinent, these survive as manuals on design, layout, measurements, ground preparation, space arrangement, spatial geometry and other aspects of architecture. Vastu sastras incorporate traditional Hindu and in some cases Buddhist beliefs. The designs are based on integrating architecture with nature and ancient Indian beliefs utilizing perfect geometric …

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Madan Mohan Malaviya Biography for Students

Madan Mohan Malaviya Biography for Students and Children

Born On: December 25, 1861 Born In: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India Died On: November 12, 1946 Career: Politician, Freedom Fighter & Educationist Nationality: Indian Mahatma considered him as an elder brother and would refer to him as “Maker of India”. Jawahar Lal Nehru called him “a great soul, one of those who laid the foundation of modern Indian Nationalism”. He …

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India World Record: Most people receiving Nasya panchkarma treatment simultaneously

Most people receiving Nasya panchkarma treatment simultaneously

Jaipur (Rajasthan), India – November 29, 2017 – A total of 733 Ayurveda students from across the country have set a new World Record for the Most people receiving ‘nasya panchakarma’ treatment simultaneously at the 1st Rashtriya Ayurved Yuva Mahotsav, organized by the National Ayurveda Student Youth Association (NASYA) in association with the Department of AYUSH, according to the World …

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