President of India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

AFSPA extended for six more months in the state of Assam

The extension of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958  has been announced by the Assam government for 6 more months in the state, which is going to be effective from 28th August. What is AFSPA? Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 is an act of parliament that gives special power to the Armed Forces ..

INS Shivaji gets ‘President’s Colour’

Indian Naval Station (INS) Shivaji is located in Lonavala, Maharashtra, India. It comprises of Naval College of Engineering, which imparts training in engineering discipline to personnel of Indian Navy, Coast Guard and other countries. President Ram Nath Kovind recently presented ‘President’s Colour’, the highest honour given to a military unit, to INS Shivaji. The honour ..

President Kovind inaugurates annual event ‘Udyanotsav’

The annual event called Udyanotsav, during which the Mughal Gardens at Rashtrapati Bhavan will be opened for the general public, was inaugurated by the Indian President Ram Nath Kovind. The gardens will remain open for the public till March 8, 2020 between 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The gardens are to be closed only on ..

Jeevan Raksha Padak Series Awards 2019 to 54 Persons

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has approved to confer the Jeevan Raksha Padak Series of Awards,2019 to 54 persons. The award series consists of three categories:  Sarvottam Jeevan Raksha Padak (conferred to 7 persons), Uttam Jeevan Raksha Padak (8 persons) and Jeevan Raksha Padak (39 persons). This year Five awards are to be ..

National Voters’ Day observed on 25th January

Every year, on 25th January, National Voter’s Day is being celebrated across the country in India. This year i.e 25th January 2020, marked the tenth year of celebration and the 70th year of functioning of the Election Commission of India (ECI). The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will be the Chief Guest of the ..