Vijay Sampla : Chairman Of The National Commission For Scheduled Castes

Chairman Of The National Commission For Scheduled Castes (NCSC): Vijay Sampla has been appointed as the chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC). NCSC is a constitutional body that works to safeguard the interests of the scheduled castes (SC) in India. Article 338 of the constitution of India deals with this commission It […]

Who Is Anjali Bhardwaj? US International Anti-Corruption Champions Award

United State International Anti-Corruption Champions Award: An Indian social activist, Anjali Bhardwaj, who works on issues of transparency and accountability has been selected for the “United State International Anti-Corruption Champions Award” along with the other 11 anti-corruption champions. These names were announced by the Joe Biden administration. Biden administration is of the view that these […]

Who was Maharaja Suheldev?

Maharaja Suheldev: The Prime Minister has laid the foundation stone of a Maharaja Suheldev memorial and the development work of Chittaura lake in Uttar Pradesh’s Bahraich district. About Maharaja Suheldev: He was the erstwhile ruler of Shravasti in Uttar Pradesh’s (UP) Bahraich district, who ruled in the 11th century. He is known in history for […]

809th Urs Of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti

809th Urs Of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti: Prime Minister Modi has handed over a Chadar that would be offered at the Ajmer Sharif Dargah on the 809th Urs of Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti. Ajmer Sharif Dargah is a Sufi shrine (dargah) of the revered sufi saint, Moinuddin Chishti, located at Ajmer, Rajasthan. The shrine has Chisti’s grave […]

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala : Appointed As The New Chief Of The WTO

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has been appointed the new chief of the World Trade Organization, becoming the first woman to ever lead the institution and the first African citizen to take on the role. Roles and functions of Director General of WTO: The director-general of the World Trade Organization is the officer of the World […]

Sanctuary Lifetime Service Award 2020 : Who is S. Theodore Baskaran?

Sanctuary Lifetime Service Award 2020:   S. Theodore Baskaran who is a writer, a historian, a naturalist, and an activist has won the Sanctuary Lifetime Service Award, 2020. The award was instituted by the Sanctuary Nature Foundation. Theodore Baskaran was chosen for the award in light of his dedication to wildlife conservation. He won the […]

Who was Pandit Bhimsen Joshi?

Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Jayanti: Prime Minister paid homage to Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, the classical music vocalist, on his centenary birth anniversary. Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was born on February 4, 1922. He received the Bharat Ratna in 2008. He is remembered for his famous ragas including Shuddha Kalyan, Miyan Ki Todi, Puriya Dhanashri and Multani etc. […]

The Little Book of Encouragement : Dalai Lama

“The Little Book of Encouragement”:By Dalai Lama The Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama have recently launched his new book “The Little Book of Encouragement”. The book comprises of 130 quotes. The book has been edited by Renuka Singh while published by Penguin Random House. The Dalai Lama while launching the book highlighted that, he […]

Lala Lajpat Rai: Birth Anniversary On 28th January

Lala Lajpat Rai: The Prime Minister paid tribute to Lala Lajpat Rai on his Jayanti. Lala Lajpat Rai’s birth anniversary is celebrated on the 28th of January every year Lala Lajpat Rai was one of the greatest freedom fighters of India. He was also called ‘Punjab Kesari’ and ‘Lion of Punjab’. He studied law at […]

Govind Ballabh Pant Statue to be Unveiled – Keypoints

Govind Ballabh Pant: A statue of freedom fighter Govind Ballabh Pant that was removed from the Parliament premises recently would be unveiled at its new location, a roundabout opposite Gurdwara Rakab Ganj on Pandit Pant Marg in Delhi. Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant (1887 – 1961) was a lawyer, an Indian freedom fighter and one of […]