Statehood Day of Sikkim

Statehood Day of Sikkim Context: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people of Sikkim on their Statehood Day.   History: On May 16, 1975, Sikkim became the 22nd state of India. Three years after India’s independence, in 1950, Sikkim and the Republic […]

Khelo India University Games(KIUG)

Khelo India University Games(KIUG) Context: • Union minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Anurag Singh has said that the Khelo India University Games (KIUG) will help in preparing international level sportspersons. About: • The second edition of the Khelo India University Games will be […]

Anang Tal, Mehrauli

Anang Tal, Mehrauli Context: • Celebrating World Heritage Day on 19th April 2022, National Monuments Authority organized a unique Heritage Walk around the historical Anang Tal, Mehrauli, an 11th Century mini lake. About: • This is a 11th Century mini lake built by the founder […]

Alluri Sitarama Raju

Alluri Sitarama Raju Context: • The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu recently visited the birthplace of noted freedom fighter and revolutionary, Shri Alluri Sitarama Raju in Pandrangi village near Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. • Lauding the brave sacrifices of Shri Alluri, Shri Naidu said that […]

NCLT

NCLT Context: • Bank of India has moved the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), filing a petition to initiate insolvency proceedings against debt-ridden Future Retail. About NCLT: • It is a quasi-judicial body in India that adjudicates issues relating to companies in India. • It […]

Mwalimu Nyerere

Mwalimu Nyerere Context: • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to the great leader and friend of India, Mwalimu Nyerere on his 100th birth anniversary. • He expressed that Mwalimu Nyerere’s principles of unity and equality are as relevant today as ever. […]

Mahatma Jyotiba Phule

Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Context: • The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tribute to the great social reformer, philosopher and writer Mahatma Jyotiba Phule on his birth anniversary. • The Prime Minister said that Mahatma Phule is widely respected as a champion of social […]

Neutrino Project

Neutrino Project   Context: Tamil Nadu has made clear to the Supreme Court that it does not want the Indian Neutrino Observatory (INO) to be set up in a sensitive ecological zone in the Western Ghats at great cost to wildlife, biodiversity, and by ignoring the local […]

India and Peacekeeping

India and Peacekeeping Context: On 14 February 2022, India participated in the Annual Debate of the UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations, or the C34. The C34 was formed in 1965 as an entity under the 4th Committee of the General Assembly with 34 member […]

India and Peacekeeping

India and Peacekeeping Context: On 14 February 2022, India participated in the Annual Debate of the UN Special Committee on Peacekeeping Operations, or the C34. The C34 was formed in 1965 as an entity under the 4th Committee of the General Assembly with 34 member […]