Nari Shakti Puraskar Current Affairs, GK & News
On the occasion of International Women’s day, President Ram Nath Kovind recently presented the ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’ to IAF’s first women fighter pilots, Mohana Jitarwal, Avani Chaturvedi and Bhawana Kanth, among the 15 total wardees. After the Government of India decided to open fighter stream in the Air force for women on an experimental basis, ..
The word Nari Shakti is chosen as the word of the Year 2018 by the Oxford dictionaries. The announcement regarding this was made in the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF). Why Nari Shakti was chosen as word of the year? The Oxford dictionaries have cited following reasons for choosing Nari Shakti as word of the year: ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
India’s Navy all six women crew of INSV Tarini who completed India’s first all-women circumnavigation expedition of the globe was conferred prestigious Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017. The crew included Lt Commander Vartika Joshi, Lt Commander Swathi Patarpalli, Lt Commander Pratibha Jamwal, Lt Aishwarya Bodapatti, Lt SH Vijaya Devi and Lt Payal Gupta. These six women ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2018
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Gita Mittal becomes first Indian woman from field of law and justice to be conferred ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’
Gita Mittal, the Delhi High Court Acting Chief Justice, has become the first woman from the field of law and justice to be conferred the ‘Nari Shakti Puraskar’, India’s highest civilian honour for women. Justice Mittal, who took over as Acting Chief Justice after the retirement of Justice G Rohini in April 2017, has introduced ..