Indus: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
To Change India’s Name to Bharat
Published: June 6, 2020
The Supreme Court of India recently ordered to change a plea that requested to change India’s name into Bharat into a representation. The apex court also ordered to forward it to the Union Government, especially the Ministry of Home Affairs. Highlights The petition that was submitted to the court seeks to amend Article 1 of ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Minister of North East Development chairs Ujh (National) Multipurpose Project, Jammu Kashmir
Published: February 4, 2020
On February 3, 2020 the Minister of North Eastern Development Dr Jitendra Singh chaired the Ujh Multipurpose (National) Project, Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting was attended by the Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of Power and other officers from state government of Punjab Highlights The Meeting was held to fast track complete utilization of India’s ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Defence Minister Visits Siachen Glacier
Published: June 4, 2019
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flew to Siachen Glacier which is the world’s highest battlefield in his first visit outside the national capital as Defence Minister. Siachen Glacier Siachen glacier is located in the eastern Karakoram Range in the Himalayas. Situated at an average altitude of 18,000 ft above sea level it is one of the ..
Topics: Defence minister • Himalayas • India- Pakistan • Indus • Karakoram Range • Line of Control • LoC • NJ 9842 • Nubra • Operation Meghadoot • Pakistan • Saltoro ridge • Shimla Agreement • Siachen Glacier • world's highest battlefield
Indian author Aditi Krishnakumar wins 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award
Published: May 28, 2016
Indian author Aditi Krishnakumar has won the prestigious 2016 Scholastic Asian Book Award. She has won the award for her 32,000-word manuscript titled Codex: The Lost Treasure Of The Indus. The manuscript will be now published by Scholastic Asia. Presently Aditi Krishnakumar is working with Agent Lila Raman to decipher the mysterious script of the ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2016