KSRTC launched bus service from Kempegowda International Airport to various cities and towns in South India in August 2013. After initial bumps, the service became popular. But under UDAN, low-cost Airlines have started following two places that were the early and not on India aviation map providing the speed alternative to trains and bus Travellers at affordable rates. KSRTC has scrapped Flybus services to Mangalore, Coimbatore Salem and Tirupati. It won’t extend services to Kannur, Kozhikode and Ooty.
The National Flag of India is a horizontal rectangular tricolour of India saffron, white and India green; with the Ashoka Chakra, a 24-spoke wheel, in navy blue at its centre. It was adopted in its present form during a meeting of the Constituent Assembly held on 22 July 1947, and it became the official flag of the Dominion of India on 15 August 1947. The flag was subsequently retained as that of the Republic of India. In India, the term “tricolour”almost always refers to the Indian national flag.
TheStatue of Unityis acolossalStatueofIndianstatesman andIndependenceactivist SardarVallabhbhai Patel(1875–1950) who was the first Home minister of independentIndiaand the chief adherent ofMahatma Gandhiduring the non-violentIndian Independencemovement; highly respected for his leadership in uniting the 562 princely states of India to form the single Union of Indiawithout any armed conflict. It is located in the state ofGujrat,India. It is the world’stalleststatuewith a height of 182 metres (597 ft). It is located on ariver islandfacing theSardar Sarovar Damon riverNarmadsinKevadiyacolony, 100 kilometres (62 mi) southeast of the city ofVadodara.
A statue of Liberty is a figure of Libertas, a robbed Roman liberty goddess. She holds a torch above her head with a right hand, and in her left-hand hand carries a tabula ansata inscribed in Roman numerals with ” JULY IVMDCCLXXVI” (JULY4, 1776), the date of the U.S. Declaration of Independence. The torch bearing arm was displayed at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876,and inMadison squarePark inManhattan from 1876 to 1882. Fundraising proved difficult, especially for the Americans, and by 1885 work on the pedestal was threatened by lack of funds. PublisherJosephPulitzer, of theNewYork World, started a drive for donations to finish the project and attracted more than 120,000 contributors, most of whom gave less than a dollar.
I am Mawu of waters.With mountains as my footstooland stars in my curlsI reach down to reap the waters with my fingersAnd look! I cup lakes in my palms.I fling oceans around me like a shawland am transformedinto a waterfall.Springs flow through meand spill rivers at my feetas fresh streams surgeto make seas.#Mawu of water#poem#
After a long search, Amelia Earhart has been officially declared dead.Amelia Mary Earhart was an American aviation pioneer, author and women’s rights activist. She achieved a number of first in aviation history, becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, the first woman to fly nonstop across the USA and the first woman to receive the distinguished flying cross award. On 1st June 1937, Earhart and her navigator, co-pilot Fred Noon an, set of from Miami on an attempt to fly around the world.Their plane disappeared over the Pacific Ocean Amelia Earhart will be remembered for her bravery, courage and pioneering spirit.
The International Day of families is celebrated on 15th May, at the headquarters of United Nations and around the world. The day was officially announced in 1993 by the UN General Assembly with resolution A/RES/47/237 and demonstrates the significance which the Global community attaches to families. The Universal Peace Federation also comes forward to celebrate the day as it regards family as the miniature of a global community. It also considers that sustainable peace is rooted in the family as the most devoted social unit, the school of peace and love. People across the globe will celebrate the day by having a get together with their families and reuniting with the families members and to know each other .
A black woman arrested on a Montgomery bus, for refusing to relinquish her seat to a white passenger. Two policemen were called to the scene by the bus driver,who accused the woman of being disorderly and defiant. Rosa parks, a 42 year old seamstress at a local department store, boarded the bus after work last evening and sat in the section reserved for black passengers, as required by the segregation law in Alabama. When the white section of the bus filled up, the driver, Mr James Blake, demanded that she vacate her seat. Mrs parks, who claims she was tired after a day at work, refused to move. The driver called the policemen, who arrested her and remove her. Mr Parks, a senior member of the local branch of the National Association for the advancement of colored people (NAACP), is no stranger to public attention. She and her husband Raymond, also a member of the NAACP, are both active in helping black people to register to vote and have taken part in numerous protests against the segregation laws.Previously she was thrown off a bus when she refused to use the backdoor (the door black passengers are required to use). Mrs Parks court appearance will take place on Monday when she will be charged with disorderly conduct and defying segregation law. Members of the coloured community have called for a bus boycott in protest at her arrest.#Rosa Parks#Human#
Burj Khalifa is also known as Burj Dubai prior to it’s inauguration in 2010, is a skyscraper in Dubai,United Arab Emirates.It is named for Sheikh Khalifa,the construction started in 6 January 2004 and the construction completed in 1 October 2009.The cost was US$ 1.5 billion.It contains a total of 57elevators and 8 escalatar.Critical reception to Burj Khalifa has been generally positive,and the building has received many awards.There were complaints concerning migrant workers from South Asia who were the primary building labor force. These centered on low wages and the practice of confiscating passports until duties were complete.