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    Gandhi Peace Prize goes to Akshaya Patra Foundation

    The esteemed Gandhi Peace Prize was conferred upon Akshaya Patra for their contribution in providing mid-day meals to millions of school children in India. The International Gandhi Peace Prize, named after Mahatma Gandhi, is awarded by the Government of India to individuals and institutions for …

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    President Ram Nath Kovind, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 71st death anniversary

    The nation along with PM Modi, President Kovind Pay tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 71st death anniversary today. The day is also observed as Martyrs’ Day. Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on January 30, 1948. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M …

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    Google’s Doodle Marks India’s 70th Republic Day

    Search engine giant, Google, marked India’s 70th Republic Day on Saturday, January 26, 2019, by depicting a very artistic and colorful doodle designed by Reshidev RK. Reshidev is a fine arts student from Kannur in Kerala who is inspired by geometry in traditional art forms. …

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    The Akshaya Patra Foundation Awarded the Prestigious Gandhi Peace Prize

    January 16, 2019 INDIA – On January 16, 2019 the esteemed Gandhi Peace Prize was conferred upon Akshaya Patra for their contribution in providing mid-day meals to millions of school children in India. The International Gandhi Peace Prize, named after Mahatma Gandhi, is awarded by …

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  • TEAM USA SQUAD SELECTED FOR CRICKET WEST INDIES SUPER50 CUP

    TEAM USA SQUAD SELECTED FOR CRICKET WEST INDIES SUPER50 CUP

    USA Cricket has announced the squad to compete in the Cricket West Indies Super50 Cup. Fresh off winning the recently completed ICC Americas T20 Sub Regional Qualifier, the group will travel to Barbados tomorrow to commence their limited over preparation for World Cricket League Division …

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    The Statue of Unity: Dedicated to Sardar Patel

    The Statue of Unity: Dedicated to Sardar Patel The Honorable Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, unveiled the Statue of Unity, a monument dedicated to Indian Independence Movement leader Vallabhbhai Patel on his birthday, October 31, 2018. Vallabhbhai Patel, popularly known as Sardar Patel, was …

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    Stanford scholar discusses Buddhism and its origins

    Stanford religious studies Professor Paul Harrison talks about the latest research on the origin of Buddhism and the rise of Mahayana Buddhism, which has influenced most of today’s Buddhist practices around the world. BY ALEX SHASHKEVICH It’s hard to find a self-help book today that …

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  • Abhay Ashtekar honored with Einstein Prize

    Abhay Ashtekar honored with Einstein Prize

    Abhay Ashtekar, Evan Pugh Professor of Physics, Holder of the Eberly Family Chair in Physics, and Director of the Penn State Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, has been honored with the Einstein Prize from the American Physical Society. This prize recognizes outstanding accomplishments in …

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    Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi ji awarded the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize

    The Seoul Peace Prize Committee has decided to confer the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, in recognition of his dedication to improving international cooperation, raising global economic growth, accelerating the Human Development of the people of India by fostering economic …

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    Indian Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Passes Away at 93

    Atal Bihari Vajpayee, former Prime Minister of India, passed away on August 16, 2018, at the age of 93. Born on December 25, 1924, Vajpayee served three times as the Prime Minister of India from 1996 to 2004. In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  ji said …

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