As per an official release, PM Modi will participate in an event marking Abhidhamma Day at Mahaparinirvana Temple. He will attend a public function to inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of various development projects in Kushinagar.

Every year, Valmiki Jayanti is celebrated on the full moon day of the Ashwin month to mark the birth anniversary of Maharishi Valmiki.

The works of Buddhist art and artefacts excavated from various sites of Gujarat showcases the span of Buddhism in India and the various sources of origins from where it travelled and spread to different directions in the world.

The former chief minister said he had stated earlier that Sidhu is "not a stable man" and not fit for the border state of Punjab. 

This is the sixth such annual interaction which began in 2016 and marks the participation of global leaders in the oil and gas sector, who deliberate upon key issues of the sector and explore potential areas of collaboration and investment with India, stated an official release by Prime Minister's Office.

Rajasthan Congress MLA and her husband sat on a dharna demanding the release of her nephew who was nabbed by the police for drunk-driving.

Kateel's remarks came against the backdrop of the Karnataka Congress' attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

According to the State Disaster Management Secretary, Uttarakhand has recorded more than 200mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours.

"One day you have to contest, though have not taken a decision yet... No answer, for the time being, will see later," Vadra told ANI