Monarchs Current Affairs, GK & News
Jawahar Lal Sarin, the president of the Alliance Francaise de Delhi’s governing body, has been bestowed with France’s highest civilian honour “Knight of the Legion of Honour”. The award was presented to Sarin by Ambassador of France Alexandre Ziegler in recognition of his outstanding contribution to enhancing Indo-French cultural cooperation and promoting the French language. ..
Kirti Nidhi Bista (90), the former Prime Minister and veteran politician of Nepal, has passed away on November 11, 2017 in Gyaneshwor, Kathmandu. He served as Prime Minister of Nepal from 1969 to 1970, 1971 to 1973 and 1977 to 1979 and was also the Vice-chair in the government led by then King Gyanendra Shaha.
6th anniversary of Loktantra Diwas celebrated in Nepal to mark the People’s Movement of 2006 for reinstatement of the democracy in the country.The day also commemorates the abdication of throne by King Gyanendra and reinstatement of the dissolved House of Representatives.