Republic Day celebrations Current Affairs, GK & News

What is “Abide with Me” Hymn?

Abide with Me is a Christian hymn. It was created by Henry Francis Lyte. It is a prayer where the speaker asks the god to stay with him throughout his life and also after death. About the hymn Lyte wrote the hymn because he was dying of tuberculosis. It is sung to the tune Eventide. ..

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Kala Kumbh Art

The Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Culture have joined together to organize Kala Kumbh Art during the 2022 republic day celebrations. About Kala Kumbh The Kala Kumbh paintings are drawn on gigantic scrolls. These scrolls are to be displayed on Raj Path during republic day celebrations. Each scroll is 750 metres in length approximately. ..

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Five Central Asian countries to be chief guest at Republic Day

India has invited the five central Asian countries namely Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, as the chief guest for Republic Day celebrations, 2022. Highlights This is for the first-time that representatives of all five Central Asian countries would be guest at the Republic Day celebrations. The last time they attended the ASEAN Summit together ..

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Padma Awards announced on Republic Day

On January 26, 2020, Government of India announced 141 Padma Awards on the occasion of 71st Republic Day celebrations. Highlights Former Union Ministers George Fernandes, Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj are to be awarded with Padma Vibhushan posthumously. Former PM of Mauritius Anerood Jugnauth, Boxer MC Mary Kom, Hindustani classical vocalist Chhannulal Mishra are also ..

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India-Brazil: BIT to be signed; Cabinet approves agreements on legal assistance, Oil

On January 23, 2020, India and Brazil will sign the Bilateral Investment Treaty during the visit of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. The President is visiting India as a Chief Guest of Republic Day celebrations. Highlights The President of Brazil is to visit India between January 24, 2020 and January 27, 2020. The countries will sign ..

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Start Up India-first time in Republic Parade; Indian Navy

The Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) operating under Ministry of Commerce and Industry is to showcase tableau on Start Up India at the Republic Day Parade to be held at Rajpath, New Delhi. The tableau is to be held under the theme Theme: Reach for the sky This is the first ..

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