Chakri dynasty Current Affairs, GK & News
Thailand officially crowned its new King Maha Vajiralongkorn with ‘Great Crown of Victory’ (one of five Royal Regalia i.e. symbols of kingship). He received a symbolic nine-tiered umbrella conferring him as ‘King Rama X of Thailand’. This coronation ceremony marks first ascension of a new monarch in past seven decades. King Maha Vajiralongkorn He became ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
King Maha Vajiralongkorn has been crowned as the Rama X of Thailand in a dazzling show of pageantry on behalf of the Thai people. This marked the first ascension of a new monarch in seven decades. The key rituals of the elaborate 3-day coronation ceremony began at the Grand Palace in Bangkok on May 4, ..
Topics: Bhumibol Adulyadej • Chakri dynasty • Chanoknan Ruamsap • Grand Croix of the Légion d'honneur • Order of Rama • Orders of chivalry • Orders, decorations, and medals • Somsak Jeamteerasakul • Thai monarchy • Vajiralongkorn
King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand has stripped off the ex-Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra of all the royal decorations which had been awarded to him due to his conviction in corruption and the most inappropriate flight from the country. The royal gazette made the announcement in less than 7 days after Thailand had conducted its first ..
Topics: Bhumibol Adulyadej • Chakri dynasty • Chivalric orders • Heads of state • Honorary Grand Commanders of the Order of the Defender of the Realm • Orders, decorations, and medals of Thailand • Potjaman Na Pombejra • Thai political crisis • Thaksin Shinawatra • Ubol Ratana • Vajiralongkorn
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn has become the new king of Thailand after he formally accepted the invitation from Thai Parliament to succeed his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej who had passed away in October after a rule of 70 years. Fact-Sheet: Vajiralongkorn is also known as King Rama IX and is the only son of King ..
Topics: Bhumibol Adulyadej • Chakri dynasty • Chivalric orders • Heads of state • Honorary Recipients of the Order of the Crown of the Realm • In Thailand • Monarchy of Thailand • Order of Chula Chom Klao • Order of the Direkgunabhorn • Orders, decorations, and medals • Sirikit • Vajiralongkorn
Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand has been conferred the first ‘World Sanskrit Award’ by the government of India for her contribution towards promotion of the Sanskrit language. The award is expected to give a fillip to the strong cultural ties that have existed since ancient times between the two countries. The award is instituted by ..
Topics: Bhumibol Adulyadej • Chakri dynasty • Chivalric orders • Greater India • Languages of India • Orders, decorations, and medals • Sanskrit • Sanskrit revival • Satya Vrat Shastri • Sirindhorn • World Sanskrit Conference