Velupillai Prabhakaran was the founder of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The militant organization was responsible for killing Rajiv Gandhi in 1991. LTTE wants a separate land for the Tamils in Sri Lanka. They waged a war against Sri ..
In 1987, India and Sri Lanka signed an agreement to implement the 13th amendment of the Sri Lankan constitution. According to the agreement, the Sri Lankan Government will provide powers to the Tamil community in the country. Recently, External Affairs ..
The Indian Government recently disbanded the Multi-Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) that was set up to investigate the assassination of the former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Key facts Multi-Disciplinary Monitoring Agency (MDMA) was set up in 1998 for two years ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Every year May 21st is observed as National Anti-Terrorism Day. What is the objective of the day? The objective of the day is to spread the message of peace & harmony and wean away the youth from terrorism by highlighting ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
Every year on May 21, India observes National Anti-Terrorism Day. The day is observed to mark the death anniversary of the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Highlights Rajiv Gandhi was the sixth prime minister of India. He served as the ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2020
The University Grants Commission (UGC, the higher education regulator) has directed universities and higher educational institutions (HEIs) in India to observe 21 May as Anti-Terrorism Day so as to wean youth away from terrorism. Key Highlights Background: Every year 21 ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019