Rajgir ropeway closed due to earthquake tremors
PATNA, May 1, 2015: The closure of ropeway and hot springs at Rajgir and 'Jal Mandir' at Pawapuri after frequent tremors has affected the normal flow of tourists and pilgrims. The country's one of the oldest ropeways yields highest revenue to Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation (BSTDC).
Stone inscriptions, Jain sculptures found
Konanur (Hassan dist), April 09, 2015: Stone inscriptions and sculptures related to Jainism, more than 500 years old, were discovered in Sulugodu village, under Handrangi Gram Panchayat, in Konanur hobli, Hassan district, on Monday.
President, PM greet people on Mahavir Jayanti
New Delhi, April 3, 2015: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday wished the nation on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti.
PM Modi wrote on Twitter: "On Mahavir Jayanti I bow to the venerable Lord Mahavir, who showed the path of peace & welfare for entire humanity."
Blood Donation Camp by Gyanoday Digambar Jain Trust
Bangalore, March 25, 2015: A mega blood donation camp, aimed at creating awareness among society about the importance of donating blood, was today organised by Gyanoday Digambar Jain Trust Bangalore and Dr. Rajkumar Appaji Blood Bank at Digamber Jain Temple premises, Wilson Garden.
Jaipur Jains to celebrate Bhagwan Adinath Jayanti
Jaipur, March 15, 2015: The birth anniversary of the first of the twenty-four tirthankaras of Jainism, Bhagwan Adinath, is going to be celebrated in all 176 Jain temples of Jaipur on March 15, for which preparations have been completed, stated Akhil Bharatvarshiya Dingambar Jain Parishad (ABDJP) officials.