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To mark centenary, Bombay Sappers War Memorial to organise marathon in 2024

The half marathon will take place around Gurnam Lake and the forest trails near BEG Centre in Dighi Hills, Pune.

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The Bombay Sappers War Memorial is all set to celebrate 100 years on its foundation in 2024.

In honour of the 100th anniversary of the renowned Memorial, Fitistan-Ek Fit Bharat is hosting a marathon. Runners will have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to run alongside soldiers inside BEG Centre Dighi Hills, with the entire course being on soft ground and winding through the lush Gurnam Lake and Dighi Hills.

The route of the half marathon, 10 km, and 5 km, will take place around Gurnam Lake and the forest trails near BEG Centre in Dighi Hills, Pune.

The route on the soft trail is quite different from road jogging, which puts additional strain on the knee and ankle joints. There are no such soft running trails available in the urban areas of Pune or Mumbai.

People from all walks of life will have the once-in-a-lifetime chance to run side by side with soldiers and get a taste of what it’s like to be in the military at this event.

To register yourself go to www.fitistan.com Or https://www.townscript.com/e/beg-marathon and the last day of the of the registration is December 31,2023.

Distance & Age Category

21 Kms (Timed Run ) – 18 years and above
10 Kms (Timed Run) – 14 years and above
5 Kms (Non Timed Fun Run) – 10 years and above
Cheer Buddy – Those who can’t run but want to witness the event

All runners will get

1- Dry Fit T shirt
2- Achievers Medal
3- Timed Race Certificate
4- Breakfast
5- Goodie Bag
6- Hydration
7- Medical Support
8- Free Downloadable Photographs of race

Event Venue: BEG Centre, Dighi Hills, Pune
Route: Within BEG Centre, Dighi Hills, Pune

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71st Miss World contestants visit Raj Ghat and pay respects to Mahatma Gandhi

The 71st Miss World will take place between February 18 and March 9 which will unfold across various venues, including the Bharat Manadapam in New Delhi. 120 contestants from countries around the world will participate in various competitions and charitable initiatives, serving as ambassadors of change.

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Miss World contestants, accompanied by Julia Morley, chairman and CEO of the Miss world Organisation, visited the Raj Ghat, also known as the Gandhi memorial, on Monday, where they paid their respects to Mahatma Gandhi. The 71st Miss World participants also visited the Gandhi Museum.

The 71st Miss World will take place between February 18 and March 9 which will unfold across various venues, including the Bharat Manadapam in New Delhi. 120 contestants from countries around the world will participate in various competitions and charitable initiatives, serving as ambassadors of change.

Julia Morley, chairman and CEO of the Miss World Organisation said in a statement that her love of India is no secret and having the 71st Miss World Festival in this country means a lot to her. She thanked Jamil Saidi for his herculean efforts to make the return of the event to India a reality. She said the Miss World Organization has assembled the best team for the 71st edition.

The 71st Miss World will end with a dazzling grand finale at the Jio World Convention Centre in Mumbai. India last hosted the international pageant in 1996. Manushi Chhillar was the most recent Indian to win the pageant, having bagged the crown in 2017. Previously, Reita Faria Powell, Aishwarya Rai, Diana Hayden, Yukta Mookhey, and Priyanka Chopra Jonas have also won the competition.

India is currently hosting Miss World 2024 in Delhi and Mumbai after 28 years. The competition will begin on  Februray 18, with the grand finale scheduled  on March 9, the 71st Miss World Pageant will feature 120 contestants from 120 countries and territories, which includes India and will feature various competitions and charitable initiatives. The 21-day fashion and beauty event will feature a variety of events that will empower young women as change agents and future leaders.  

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Eknath Shinde, Devendra Fadnavis, Ajit Pawar pay tribute to Chhatrapathi Shivaji on his birth anniversary

Maharastra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and two deputy CMs attended various programmes to mark the occasion, which also included the cradle ceremony at the fort.  This day is celebrated as Shivaji Jayanti all over Maharashtra on two different dates every year- third day of Phalgun in the Samvat Hindu calendar, and February 19.

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Maharshtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde along with deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Ajit Pawar paid tribute to Chhatrapathi Shivaji on his birth anniversary on Monday at Shivneri Fort in Pune. Maharastra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and two deputy CMs attended various programmes to mark the occasion, which also included the cradle ceremony at the fort. This day is celebrated as Shivaji Jayanti all over Maharashtra on two different dates every year- third day of Phalgun in the Samvat Hindu calendar, and February 19.

This day marks the birthday of the great Maratha Leader Shivaji I. He established Hindavi Swarajya. The warrior King Shivaji I was born at the Shivneri fort on the third day of the Krishna Paksha of the Phalgun month in the year 1551 of the Shalivahan Shaka. Chhatrapathi Shivaji, a great warrior King and was the founder of the Maratha Empire in the 17th century.

He was born on Februray 19, 1630. He is remembered for his valour, military tactics, and administrative skills. He established a sovereign Maratha Kingdom in the face of the Mughal and Adil Shahi Sultanate empire. The celebration of Chhatrapathi Shivaji Jayanti marks as a reminder of the impact of the Maratha Empire on Indian society and culture.

Emperor Shivaji’s principles of leadership, courage and social justice continue to inspire generations of Indians. On Chhatrapathi Shivaji Jayanti various events and processions are organised which include cultural programs, exhibitions and seminars, where people gather to pay homage to his legacy and learn about his contribution to Indian history. This year India is celebrating the 394th birth anniversary of the great Maratha ruler. The first celebrations of this festival started with the Maratha ruler Mahatma Phule in 1870 in Pune. These celebrations were taken forward by Bal Gangadhar Tilak.

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Google Doodle celebrates Valentine’s Day 2024 with chemistry-themed interactive doodle

According to the Google Doodle the user chooses an avatar from the periodic table or takes quiz to get matched to the one that best fits the user’s personality. Then the user starts swiping through profiles of various elements to make bonds. Each element has a different profile which has to be carefully read by the user before making the right choice.

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Google Doodle celebrates Valentine’s Day 2024 with a special scientific twist. This year’s takes the user into the world of chemistry and uncover his perfect elemental match. Google Doodle says there is no stronger bond than love, especially when the chemistry is just right.

The interactive Doodle has a Chemistry Cu Pd where the user can take element personality quiz and understand which element one’ personality can relate to the most. It works similarly to the dating apps in which the user can select your ideal match element by swiping right. The user has a choice between Chlorine, Bromine, Hydrogen, Iodine, Nitrogen etc.

According to the Google Doodle the user chooses an avatar from the periodic table or takes quiz to get matched to the one that best fits the user’s personality. Then the user starts swiping through profiles of various elements to make bonds. Each element has a different profile which has to be carefully read by the user before making the right choice.

The origin of this day can be traced back to the story of St Valentine who is remembered for his selfless acts of help for couples. It is said St Valentine was sentenced to imprisonment and beheaded by Emperor Claudius II for solemnizing the marriage of couples secretely.

On the day of his execution, St Valentine sent a note to Julia, the blind daughter of the jailer which said Your Valentine. Since then, Valentine’s Day is celebrated every year on February 14. This day appreciates love in every form people to realize the most beautiful connection in our lives.

Valentine’s Day gives the message of that love is the most beautiful feeling and one is should value their close relationships. This day tells the people to remember their loved ones as they are the biggest strength in their lives.   

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