South Asia: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Mujibnagar Day 17th April
Published: April 18, 2019
The historic Mujibnagar day was observed in Bangladesh as on this day Bangladesh first government in 1971 was formed at Baidyanathtala in Meherpur. Related Information The day was observed by political parties and social & cultural organizations through various programs. Leaders of liberation movement of Bangladesh had assembled and provisional government of independent Bangladesh was ..
Topics: Bangladesh • Bangladesh Liberation War • Bengal • Continents • Countries • East Pakistan • Military history of Bangladesh • Mujibnagar • Proclamation of Bangladeshi Independence • Provisional Government of Bangladesh • Sheikh Mujibur Rahman • South Asia
The historic Mujibnagar day celebrated in Bangladesh
Published: April 17, 2019
In Bangladesh, the historic Mujibnagar has recently celebrated on April 17, 2019. The day marks the oath taking ceremony of Bangladesh’s first government in 1971 at Baidyanathtala in Meherpur. On this day in 1971, senior leaders of the liberation movement of Bangladesh had assembled at Baidyanathtala to form the provisional government of independent Bangladesh. Bangabandhu ..
Sushma Swaraj held meeting with Maldives President
Published: March 18, 2019
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has held a joint ministerial meeting with her Maldivian counterpart Abdullah Shahid, where the latter reiterated his Government’s “India-First Policy’. The Government of Maldives assures to remain sensitive towards India’s security and strategic concerns. A joint statement were signed on visa facilitation for diplomatic and official passport holders, development cooperation ..
Sirsho Bandopadhyay authors book “Tiger Woman”
Published: March 11, 2019
The book titled “Tiger Woman” has been authored by Bengali novelist Sirsho Bandopadhyay. It is translated by Arunava Sinha from the Bengali version “Shardulsundori” is set in the Calcutta of the 1880s. It’s a historical novel that places a tragic love triangle in an era of patriotism and the Great Bengal Circus became a metaphor ..
India, a Key Hub for Illicit Drug Trade: UNODC
Published: March 6, 2019
The latest report released by the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has referred to India as a Key Hub for Illicit Drug Trade. Findings of the UNODC Report India is one of the major hubs of illicit drug trade ranging from age-old cannabis to newer prescription drugs like tramadol, and designer drugs like ..
Topics: Australia • Cannabis • Crypto Currency • East Africa • France • Gulf Countries • Heroin • Illicit Drug Trade • Iran • Pakistan • South Asia • Turkey • United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime • UNODC