Independence Current Affairs, GK & News
Context in Current Affairs: The ongoing farmer protests against the recently legislated farm laws is similar to the farmer protests in 1907. The farmers then protested against three British laws namely Punjab land colonization act, Doab Bari act and the Punjab land alienation act. Background In 1879, the British government constructed a Canal to draw ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
On March 18, 2020, 219th Ordnance Factories Foundation Day was observed. Every year India observes March 18 as Ordnance Factory Day. The first Ordnance Factory was established in Kolkata in 1801. There are 41 ordnance factories in the country. History The history of ordnance factory is directly linked to the British reign of India. The ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
On March 17, 2020, the Supreme Court of India issued notice to the Madhya Pradesh State Government to conduct a floor test. A bench headed by Justice Chandrachud issued the notice. What is the issue? Jyotiraditya Scindia, who lost 2019 election in Madya Pradesh ended his 18 years association with Congress party and joined BJP. ..
The autonomous region of Bougainville has voted in the referendum vote overwhelmingly in favour of becoming independent from Papua New Guinea, paving the way for the islands group to become the newest nation in the world. Over 180,000 people from the Bougainville Islands flung 700km in the Solomon Sea, off the coast of Papua New ..
Category: International Current Affairs
On December 11, 2019, the South Pacific Archipelago of Bougainville voted to become independent of Papua New Guinea. Around 98% of 1,81,067 voters voted to get independent from Papua New Guinea. Bougainville It is the largest island of the Solomon Islands Archipelago. The island has the world’s largest copper deposits. The most widely spoken language ..
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