Ranjit Singh Current Affairs, GK & News

Maharaja Ranjit Singh named ‘Greatest Leader of All Time’

In a recent poll conducted by ‘BBC World Histories Magazine’, 19th century ruler of the Sikh Empire in India, Maharaja Ranjit Singh has been named ‘Greatest Leader of All Time’. The Indian leader was praised for creating a new tolerant empire. He was followed by the African Independence Fighter Amílcar Cabral. Britain’s former Prime Minister ..


Vanit Nalwa authores book “Hari Singh Nalwa: Champion of Khalsaji – 1791-1837”

On February 23, the Director General of National Archives of India (NAI) – Pritam Singh launched a Book reading series -“Archives Reads” in New Delhi to showcase importance of archival records. This Book Reading Series commenced with the book titled “Hari Singh Nalwa: Champion of the Khalsaji – 1791-1837” authored by Dr. Vanit Nalwa, a ..


Lord Auckland: Governor General of India

Between 1836 to 1842, Lord Auckland served as Governor General of India. During his tenure, the first Anglo-Afghan war gave a severe blow to British Prestige in India. He was termed as most unsuccessful Governor-General of India and is known for his follies in Afghan wars. Political Events during Lord Auckland The Durrani Empire which ..


Current Affairs : January 17, 2010

Abbreviations:AICCCA: Association of Independent Consumer Credit Counseling AgenciesAPRACA: Asia Pacific Regional Agricultural Credit AssociationBCSBI : Banking Codes and Standards Boards of IndiaCALCS: Capital Adequacy, Asset Quality, Liquidity, Compliance and SystemDPSS : Department of Payment and Settlement Systems Appointments:Governor of Jharkhand: M O H FarookM O H Farook who is a Veteran Congress leader and former ..