Armed Forces: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Indian Army to implement “ToD”

Published: May 18, 2020

In order to help the country fight unemployment generated due to COVID-19 and also citing resurgence of nationalism and patriotism, the Indian Army has launched “ToD”. ToD is Tour of Duty. ToD is a three year internship for youths to work as officers and soldiers in the Indian Army Highlights ToD is for those persons ..

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January 14: Armed Forces Veterans Day

Published: January 14, 2020

Every year, Armed Forces Veterans Day is celebrated on January 14. The day is being celebrated since 2017. The day was initially called Armistice Day. Background The Day began its journey as Armistice Day in order to reflect upon heroism of those who died in country’s service. Armistice Day is celebrated on November 11 all ..

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Govt. restores ‘ration in kind’ provision to military officers in peace areas

Published: June 19, 2019

The Government of India has approved Union Ministry of Defence proposal for restoration of ‘ration in kind’ to military officers stationed in peace areas. This is one of the first major decisions taken by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh after he assumed the new portfolio role in Modi government’s 2nd term. Key Highlights Background: On 1 ..

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Bulletin: PM approves changes in Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme

Published: June 4, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on assuming his office took the very first decision of granting approval to major changes in the ‘Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme’ under the National Defence Fund. This decision is in line with PM’s vision for India’s safety, security and well-being of those who protect the nation. Changes approved by Prime Minister ..

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ITBP Soldiers Cast First Vote for 2019 Polls

Published: April 9, 2019

The first vote for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections was cast in Arunachal Pradesh by service voters from a remote Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) unit located in the eastern tip of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Votes through postal ballots have been cast from Lohitpur for many constituencies in India and the ballot papers have ..

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