Till now, around 80 lions have been sent to different national and international zoos, including those in London, Zurich and Prague. Zoos situated in 21 states in the country have received
As the Chennai Central-Kevadiya weekly train makes the maiden journey, people of Tamil Nadu can now take a train journey to visit the Statue of Unity
Besides tourists visiting the Statue of Unity, locals will be the biggest beneficiary of the new rail connectivity, Modi said.
One of the trains, Jan Shatabdi Express is equipped with the 'Vista-dome tourist coach' which offers large viewing areas with rooftop glasses and seats for passengers.
Lord Hanuman’s statue will be 215 metres tall
PM Narendra Modi's statement came days after Pakistan's Science & Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry admitted his country's role in the Pulwama attack.
Sardar Patel's birth anniversary is being celebrated as 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' (National Unity Day) since 2014.
The protest, organised by the Adivasi Samanvay Manch, was peaceful, said activist Praful Vasava, who claimed the state government was forcibly acquiring land, in the process displacing tribals, and posing grave danger to indigenous culture.
The statue, which is across the road from the Indian Embassy, was vandalised on the intervening night of June 2 and 3.
Describing Patel as the stalwart of congress, Priyanka said she was happy to see BJP trying to adopt 'Iron Man of India'.
Flower petals were also showered on the world's tallest statue by an Indian Air Force helicopter.
Shah flagged off the 'Run for Unity' event in Delhi to mark the birth anniversary Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
PM Modi said the Hyderabad Liberation Day is a result of Sardar Patel's vision. September 17 marks the day in 1948 when the erstwhile Hyderabad State was annexed to the Indian.
The prime minister said he is happy to share that the water levels at the Sardar Sarovar Dam have touched a historic 134-meter mark.
The Statue of Unity, a 182-metre memorial to Sardar Patel in Kevadiya in Narmada district, is the tallest structure of its kind in the world and was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31 last year.
Earlier on January 23, state Civil Aviation minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama had announced that a seaplane service connecting Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad to the Statue of Unity would commence soon.
President Ram Nath Kovind will lay the foundation stone for the Kevadiya railway station, which will be located at a distance of five kms from the imposing structure, on December 15, the Western Railway (WR)
On October 31, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the world's tallest statue -- The Statue of Unity, in Gujarat.
Former Attorney-General of India (AGI), Mukul Rohatgi representing Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, in the drugs-on-cruise case, arrives at Bombay High court in Mumbai.PTI Photo/Shashank Parade
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri wth BJP MP Manoj Tiwari launch a Covid-19 vaccination campaign for devotees ahead of the Chhath festival.PTI Photo
Actress Kranti Redkar, wife of NCB officer Sameer Wankhede, addresses a press conference at Andheri in Mumbai.PTI Photo
A women displays the boxes of firecrackers at her shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
A shopkeeper displays the boxes of firecrackers at his shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra
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