75th year of Indian Independence Current Affairs, GK & News

Sainik Schools Open for Girls

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his address on 75th Independence Day celebration, announced that Sainik Schools across India will now be open for female students as well. Highlights This decision was taken following the messages from lakhs of female students that they also want to study in Sainik School. Girls were first allowed in Sainik ..

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August 14: Partition Horrors Remembrance Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on August 14, 2021 that, August 14 would now be observed as “Partition Horrors Remembrance Day”. Key Points The day would be observed every year to commemorate the “struggles and sacrifices” of millions of people who were displaced and lost their lives during Partition. On August 14, Pakistan emerged as ..

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NDMC launches ‘Cleancity app’- Key Facts

North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) launched “Cleancity app” on August 13, 2021. Key Points It is a mobile driven application launched to help residents to register complaints for picking up garbage in that area. It was launched by North Delhi Mayor Raja Iqbal Singh ahead of the 75th Independence Day. This app will provide citizens ..

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Government launches Fit India Freedom Run

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Anurag Thakur, launched a nationwide programme of Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 on August 13, 2021 to celebrate the Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav. Key Points According to union sports minister. programme has been launched at 75 ‘iconic’ locations. The Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 will conclude on October ..

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India proposes to host 2023 IOC session

India has proposed to host 2023 International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Mumbai, which is expected to choose host city for 2030 Winter Olympics. Key Highlights An IOC Session: is the general meeting of members of Committee (about 100-odd), held once in a year, in which each member has one vote. It is the supreme ..

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