History Current Affairs, GK & News

History  Current Affairs, GK & News

International Picnic Day observed on June 18

International Picnic Day is observed on 18th June each year to encourage people to go outdoors and enjoy a hearty meal in nature with other people’s company. This day can be traced by to the end of French Revolution and the Victorian Era. The word ‘picnic’ has its origins in French language and it a ..

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May 9: Birth Anniversary of Maharana Pratap Singh I

Maharana Pratap Singh popularly known as “Maharana” was the 13th king of Mewar (the present Rajasthan). He was born on May 9, 1540. Rana and the Mughals The “Siege of Chittorgarh” led to the loss of fertile eastern belt to the Mughals in 1568. Akbar wanted to establish a secure route to Gujarat through Mewar. ..

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History of Pandemics: Justinian Plague, Black Death and Spanish Flu

The COVID-19 has killed thousands and has indented a bad and deep history of economic crisis. It has locked down almost every super economic power in the world and has left permanent damages to developing countries. There were several other Pandemics in the history that created equal impacts. They are Justinian Plague, Black Death and ..

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Parliament passes Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Parliament passed Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial (Amendment) Bill, 2019 after it was approved by Rajya Sabha. The Bill seeks to amend Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951 to change provisions related to composition of Trustees of memorial and termination of trustee. It was earlier passed in Lok Sabha in August 2019. Features of Bill It ..

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PATA Gold Award won by Incredible India Campaign

In what could be a major boost to the government’s vision to develop India as a global tourism hotspot, the flagship tourism campaign of India, the Incredible Indian Campaign has been awarded the PATA Gold award. What is PATA Gold award? The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award is an award given by the ..

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