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Air Vice Marshal Chandan Singh Rathore passed away

On March 29, 2020, the Mahavir Chakra recipient Air Vice Marshall Chandan Singh Rathore died at his Jodhpur residence. His services during the 1962 war and 1971 war were impeccable. 1971 war During the 1971 war with Pakistan, for the liberation of Bangladesh, he planned and executed the helicopter operations. Under his directions the Indian ..

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Bangladesh celebrates 100th birth anniversary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

On March 17, 2020, Bangladesh celebrated 100th birth anniversary of “Jatir Pita” Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. PM Modi participated in the celebrations through video conferencing. Bangabandhu: Political Career Sheikh Mujbur Rahman was a Bangladeshi politician. He is called the father of Bangladesh. He was the first president of Bangladesh and later he served as the ..

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Vijay Diwas celebrated across India

On December 16, 2019, India commemorated its victory over Pakistan in the war of 1971. India fought against Pakistan helping Bangladesh obtain its freedom and won the war. On the very same day, Bangladesh celebrates its independence. Highlights In order to commemorate India’s victory and to pay tribute to the soldiers who fought in the ..

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Citizenship (Amendment) bill, 2019 in Lok Sabha

On December 4, 2019, the Union Cabinet cleared the Citizenship (Amendment) bill, for the bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha. The bill is being tabled amidst widespread protests in the north eastern states. Key Features The bill aims at providing Indian citizenship to 6 minority communities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan. The communities are ..

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India’s highest bridge inaugurated

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the highest bridge in India. The bridge was named after the “Lion of Ladakh” Col Chewang Rinchen. It stands at 14,650 feet across the Shyok river. Features of the bridge It is located at 45km from India’s border from China. It connects Leh’s Darbuk with Daulat Beg Oldi. The bridge ..

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