Indian diplomats in South Africa participated in a cycle rally along with cyclists as part of an effort to promote awareness of Mahatma Gandhi's ideals of non violence and satyagraha to celebrate his 150th birth anniversary.
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A file photo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. AFP Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked all Bharatiya Janata Party MPs to undertake 150 kilometre padayatras, or foot marches, to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi s 150th birth anniversary on October 2. The prime minister said the parliamentarians can cover 15 km in their constituencies each day between October 2 and October 31, NDTV reported.Modi asked Rajya Sabha members to visit the constituencies where the BJP s organisation is weak, the news channel quoted minister Pralhad Joshi as saying. These yatras will focus on the revival of villages and making them self reliant, plantation drive and zero budget farming, he said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has instructed BJP parliamentarians to go on a 150 km 'padyatra' or foot march in their constituencies to mark "Gandhi 150" or the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
Notably, 2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of father of nation, Mahatma Gandhi.With an aim to propagate "positive Gandhian values ", Gandhipedia will be a repository of knowledge on Mahatama Gandhi and will function on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. The portal will contain original photographs, visuals, speeches and the 100 collected works of Gandhiji. Books by Gandhiji will also be available on the portal apart from books that have been written on him.
Indians were infuriated after Israeli brewery Malka Beer placed the face of legendary figure Mahatma Gandhi on its beer bottles. Issuing a statement in the controversy, Malka Beer said that it was unaware of Mahatma Gandhi #39;s stand against alcohol. The Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, was one of the forerunners who advocated for alcohol prohibition in the country.In a statement, the company #39;s brand manager Gilad Dror extended his apologies.
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The announcement about Gandhipedia, to be set up by National Council for Science Museum, comes during a year which marks the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation.The Prime Minister Narendra Modi led government has planned several events across the world to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
New Delhi: Rajya Sabha members Tuesday expressed concern over picture of Mahatma Gandhi on liquor bottles of an Israeli company, prompting the Chair to direct External Affairs minister S Jaishankar to look into the matter and take immediate appropriate action. Raising the issue during Zero Hour, AAP member Sanjay Singh said an Israeli company has insulted the Father of the Nation by printing his picture on liquor bottles. He demanded action against the company and removal of the bottles carrying the pictures. Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu termed the matter as serious with several members joining the issue. Naidu asked Jaishankar, who was present in the House, to look into the matter. ;Jaishankarji, please take note of the same and try to take appropriate immediate action,; he said. In his Zero Hour mention, nominated member K T S Tulsi raised the issue of crisis in the real estate sector, saying the fund flow from the non banking finance companies have dried up. He said the funding to the real estate sector has been reduced by 80 per cent since September 2018. Tulsi said in the absence of credit, there can be no real estate activity and the poor artisans, masons, labourers and daily wagers would suffer. Senior BJP member Vijay Goel said a large number of unauthorised construction activities was taking place in the historical Chandni Chowk area of Delhi. He demanded setting up of an authortiy to protect Chandni Chowk and its monuments. @PTI
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Malka Beer said it intended to honour Mahatma Gandhi. Wikimedia Commons An Israeli company that used the image of Mahatma Gandhi on liquor bottles to commemorate Israel s 71st independence Day apologised to Indians and the Government of India on Wednesday for hurting their sentiments , PTI reported. Malka Beer offers its heartfelt apologies to the people and the Government of India for hurting their sentiments, said the company s Brand Manager Gilad Dror. We highly respect and value Mahatma Gandhi and regret our action of putting his image on our bottles.
An Israeli company that stoked controversy by putting the image of Mahatma Gandhi on its liquor bottles to commemorate Israel's 71st independence Day on Wednesday apologised to the people and the Government of India for "hurting" their sentiments.
Bhubaneswar Delhi: The Kalinga Literary Festival is back with its 6th edition to invigorate, educate, provoke and entertain as well. Around 250 celebrities from the worlds of literature, cinema, media and politics will assemble in the temple city of Odisha to deliberate on the theme of Gandhi s Idea of India: Truth, Harmony, Non Violence , at the Kalinga Literature Festival in Bhubaneswar, from 19th 21stJuly, 2019.