Indira Gandhi Current Affairs, GK & News

Haryana: Sushma Swaraj Award

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana while presenting the state budget has announced a ‘Sushma Swaraj Award’ for women for their significant achievements or contribution in different walks of life in the international and national spheres. Overview: The Sushma Swaraj Award will carry an award money of Rs 5 lakh along with a commendation. ..

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Hindi descriptions of India’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites

January 10 is celebrated as the World Hindi Day. On the World Hindi Day of 2022, the World Heritage Centre announced that it is to provide Hindi descriptions of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of India. WHC operates under UNESCO. World Hindi Day It is also called Vishwa Hindi Divas. It is celebrated on January ..

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One Rank One Pension Scheme completes five years

On November 7, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the one rank one pension scheme of armed forces has completed 5 years of successful journey. The Government of India has disbursed Rs 42,700 crores to more than 20.6 lakh ex-servicemen in the last five years. Current system of pension Currently uniform pension is given ..

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Indira Gandhi peace prize awarded to Sir David Attenborough

Sir David Attenborough, who is a naturalist and broadcaster, will be awarded the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for the year 2019. An international jury chaired by former President Pranab Mukherjee selected him for the 2019 prize. He was selected for the prize because he spent a lifetime of doing research to ..

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Individuals associated with Khalistan Movement declared as Terrorist under UAPA act

On July 1, 2020, the Union Home Ministry declared 9 individuals associated with Khalistan Movement as Terrorists. They were declared terrorists under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Highlights The Government of India had amended the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 in August, 2019. According to the amendment, individuals shall be designated as terrorists. Prior to the ..

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