Religious identity Current Affairs, GK & News
The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation recently released a report titled “Health in India”. The main objective of the report was to gather quantitative information on India’s health sector. Highlights The report highlighted on health of religious communities in the country. Key Findings of the Report The report said that around 7.5% of Indians ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
An Indian-American philanthropist and entrepreneur, Gurinder Singh Khalsa has been conferred with the prestigious 2019 Rosa Park Trailblazer award for his campaign that forced US authorities to change their policy towards headgear of the Sikh community. In 2007, Khalsa was refused access to board an aeroplane because of his turban. Thereafter Khalsa mobilised more than ..
India’s first museum on the Partition of the Indian Sub-continent will soon open in Amritsar, Punjab, which focuses on stories and display memorabilia of survivors. The museum will include newspaper clippings and donated personal items meant to tell the story of how the region’s struggle for freedom from colonial rule turned into one of its ..
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Minority Affairs & Parliamentary Affairs, has launched “Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2” in Mumbai, Maharashtra under the Jiyo Parsi scheme. The main purpose of the “Jiyo Parsi” scheme (or Central Sector Scheme) is to reverse the declining trend of Parsi population by adopting a scientific ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
A gunman shot 6 worshippers dead at a Sikh temple at Oak creek in Wisconsin. Oak Creek: A city in Milwaukee County of Wisconsin state of US. Wisconsin: A state located in north central region of the US. The US has 50 states. Sikhism is 5th largest organized religion in the world, with more than ..
Andhra Pradesh High Court quashes Central Government’s decision of the creation of 4.5 % sub-quota for religious minorities including Muslims, Sikhs, Christians, Buddhists and Parsis, within the 27% OBC quota
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012