Jawaharlal Nehru: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Baku hosts 18th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit 2019
Published: October 21, 2019
The 18th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) 2019 is being held at Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan from 25-26 October 2019. The NAM was established in 1961 in Belgrade, Yugoslavia through an initiative of the Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and the Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito. It was ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Topics: Awards • Jawaharlal Nehru • Josip Broz Tito • Non-Aligned Movement • Orders of chivalry • Orders, decorations, and medals • Park of Friendship, New Belgrade • Yugoslavia • Yugoslavia and the Non-Aligned Movement
Bhagat Ram Vats, former PTI senior correspondent, passes away
Published: September 25, 2019
Bhagat Ram Vats (97), a former PTI senior correspondent who covered India’s first Lok Sabha polls, has passed away on 18th September 2019. He started his career with The Statesman, New Delhi, and later joined the Press Trust of India (PTI). He travelled extensively with first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru for 14 years & covered ..
Syed Akbaruddin represents India at NAM Ministerial Meeting in Caracas
Published: July 23, 2019
India was represented by Indian envoy to United Nations Syed Akbaruddin at the 2019 Non Aligned Movement (NAM) Ministerial Meeting in Caracas, Venezuela. Here, India has strongly rejected Pakistan’s references to Kashmir & said that the global forum can never be a platform for a self-serving narrative that aims to undermine the territorial integrity of ..
Amish Tripathi appointed as new director of Nehru Centre in London
Published: June 22, 2019
Author Amish Tripathi has been appointed the new director of Nehru Centre in London, which is under the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR). He will replace diplomat Srinivas Gotru. Tripathi is the author of best-selling books such as the Secret of the Nagas and Sita – Warrior of Mithila. The Nehru Centre was founded ..
Topics: Amish Tripathi • Cultural promotion organizations • Gopalkrishna Gandhi • India • Indian Council for Cultural Relations • Indian family names • Indian people • Jawaharlal Nehru • Karnad • Mithila • The Secret of the Nagas • Tripathi
Romila Thapar elected as a member of American Philosophical Society
Published: June 10, 2019
Dr. Romila Thapar, the well-known historian and writer, has been elected as a member of the American Philosophical Society (APS), the oldest learned society in United States (US). Dr. Thapar, a Professor Emerita of history at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi, was among 1,013 members elected to the society at its Annual Spring Meeting.