Current Affairs 26th February 2017 - Important Points
Current Affairs 26th February 2017 - Details
On 24th February 2017, On the occasion of Maha Shivratri Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the 112-foot bust of Adiyogi at Isha Yoga Center in Coimbatore. Adiyogi is another name of Lord Shiva.
It took eight months to built this bust. There is also a fact behind its height which is 112 ft, as per foundation this 112 ft height represent 112 methods that Lord Shiva offered towards self-transformation.
Before unveiling the statue PM Modi also released book title 'Adiyoga: The source of Yoga' as this book is all about yogic sciences.
On 23rd February 2017, FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2016 were conferred in Chandigarh.
In male cateogry Belgium captain John-John Dohmen was awarded with best hockey player while in female category Naomi Van of Netherland was awarded with best hockey player award.
Apart from them following were awards given in other categories :
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