British East India Company Current Affairs, GK & News

Army Medical Corps 256th Raising Day celebrated

On April 3, 2020, the Army Medical Corps Raising Day was celebrated under the motto Motto: “Survey Santu Nirmaya” The meaning of “Survey Santu Nirmaya” is “Let all the humans be free from disabilities and diseases”. Highlights The Army Medical Corps have been actively involved in establishing isolation, screening and treatment facilities for armed personnel. ..

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107th Bihar Diwas

Bihar Diwas was celebrated on March 22nd across the state to commemorate the day when Bihar was carved out of the Bengal Presidency in the year 1912. March 22nd 2019 was the 107th foundation day of the state. Bihar and Bengal Presidency The British East India Company emerged victorious in the Battle of Buxar fought ..

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Battle of Chinsura

The Battle of Chinsura or Battle of Biderra or Battle of Hooghly was fought on 25 November 1759 in current territory of Hugli-Chuchura municipality of West Bengal. The battle was fought between British East India Company and Mir Jafar, the Nawab of Bengal helped by Dutch. Background After the Battle of Plassey, Mir Jafar, the titular ..

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History Compendium-3

First Modern OlympicsThe 1896 Summer Olympics are known as the Games of the I Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in Athens, Greece, from April 6 to April 15, 1896. It was the first Olympic Games held in the Modern era. Ancient Greece was the birthplace of the Olympic Games, consequently Athens ..

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