Vinayak Damodar Savarkar: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Vikram Sampath authors ‘Savarkar: Echoes from a forgotten past’

The book ‘Savarkar: Echoes from a forgotten past 1883-1924’ has been authored by Bengaluru-based historian Vikram Sampath. It describes the life of freedom fighter and Philosopher Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (Veer Savarkar) from his birth in 1883 to his conditional release to Ratnagiri in 1924.

Ved Rahi wins Kusumagraj literature award

Jammu-born film director and novelist Ved Rahi has been selected for prestigious ‘Kusumagraj’ national award for literature. The award is instituted by the city-based Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) and carries a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, a memento and a citation. It is named after Jnanpith-laureate Marathi poet and playwright late VV ..

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands administration celebrates 74th anniversary of First Flag Hoisting Day

The 74th anniversary of First Flag Hoisting Day has celebrated in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on December 30, 2017. Lieutenant Governor Admiral DK Joshi hoisted the National Flag at the main function held at the Gymkhana Ground in Port Blair. On the occasion, the Lieutenant Governor felicitated veteran Islanders who were members of Indian National ..