Queen Elizabeth II Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Operation London Bridge?

With the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Operation London Bridge became active in Britain. This is a protocol that has been in place since the announcement of the Queen’s death by Buckingham Palace on 8 September. What is Operation London Bridge? Operation London Bridge is the planning of events in the UK following the death ..

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Queen Elizabeth II dies : 10 GK & Current Affairs Facts

Britain’s longest-reigning monarch Queen Elizabeth II died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland on September 8, after ruling for 70 years. About Queen Elizabeth II Queen Elizabeth II was born as Elizabeth Alexandra Mary on 21 April 1926 as the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York (later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth). ..

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Barbados becomes the World’s newest republic

Barbados has become the World’s newest republic, around 400 years after it became a British colony. Highlights Barbados, the Caribbean Island nation, removed Queen Elizabeth II as the head of the state. Dame Sandra Prunella Mason, took over as the President of Barbados. Mason was selected to become the first president of Barbados in October ..

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Commonwealth seek equal access to Covid-19 Vaccines

Commonwealth health ministers, led by India, are seeking swift and equal access to Covid-19 vaccines for all across the world. On the behalf of 54 commonwealth member, they were concerned over gaps in access and delivery of vaccines. They also called for fair and transparent pricing of vaccine. What is the concern? Vaccine is not ..

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Ankit Kawatra bags Queen’s Young Leaders Award for 2017

Anti-hunger activist Ankit Kawatra has been awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Award for 2017 by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony in the Buckingham Palace. Salient Facts The Queen’s Young Leaders Award recognises exceptional work towards solving hunger and malnutrition in India. Ankit Kawatra is the founder of Feeding India, an organisation which works towards eradicating hunger and food wastage in India. The organisation which was established ..

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Indian-origin cancer expert Harpal Singh Kumar knighted

An Indian-origin cancer research expert Harpal Singh Kumar was honoured with a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his influential work on prevention and treatment of cancer. Mr. Singh’s name has appeared in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list that includes several other Indian-origin individuals. About Harpal Singh Kumar Harpal Singh Kumar was born in ..

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