75th year of Indian Independence Current Affairs, GK & News
On August 15, 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation for 9th consecutive time from the Red Fort. During the 88 minutes speech, PM set a “Panch Pran Targets” (Five Resolves) to turn India into a developed nation in next 25 years, when India will celebrate 100th Independence Day. Standards of Developed India: Standards ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
On the occasion of Independence Day 2022, 1082 police personnel received the “Police Medals”. Among them, 347 personnel received the Police Medal for Gallantry, 87 received Police Medal for Distinguished Service while, 648 personnel received Police Medal for Meritorious Service. This year, 109 CRPF personnel and 108 Police personnel from Jammu and Kashmir have received ..
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
India commemorated “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day” on August 14. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced to observe this day in 2021. August 14 also marks Independence Day in Pakistan. India was partitioned into India and Pakistan on August 14, 1947. This event had led to violence, communal riots and loss of property. It is considered ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Ministry of Culture has launched “India ki Udaan” initiative in association with Google. This initiative seeks to celebrate unwavering & undying spirit of India and its achievements in last 75 years. About India ki Udaan Initiative: India ki Udaan Initiative was launched as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. It is the celebration of ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is set to launch its smallest commercial rocket ‘Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV)’ carrying ‘AzaadiSAT’, on August 7, 2022. It will be launched to unfurl the Tricolour in space, from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota. More about the launch of AzaadiSAT: This spacecraft will be launched as, Prime Minister ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Recently, the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) recognised over 75,000 start-ups. This milestone has been achieved at the time when India is celebrating 75th year of Independence and Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. Start-up ecosystem in India is picking up through innovation, enthusiasm, and entrepreneurial spirit. History of Start-up ecosystem in India: ..