• Martyrs' Day (Shaheed Diwas) in India 2021: History, Significance and Facts

    Martyr's Day or Shaheed Diwas in India is observed on several dates. 23rd March is remembered as the day when three brave freedom fighters namely Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar were hanged by the British. Also, 30 January is observed as Martyr's Day or Shaheed Diwas in the memory of Mahatma Gandhi.  Let us read more about it in detail.    

    Jan 30, 2021
  • What is the meaning of 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra?

    The Ashok Chakra can be seen on the Indian National flag, where it is rendered in a navy blue colour on a white background. The Ashoka Chakra has 24 spokes which inspire every Indian to work tirelessly for 24 hours. On the occasion of 72nd Republic Day, let us find out the meaning of the 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra.

    Jan 26, 2021
  • Republic Day 2021: Facts about Vande Mataram (The National Song of India)

    Republic Day 2021: Vande Mataram’ is the national song of India. It was written by Mr. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay to praise the "Mother India" on 7th November, 1875, and was published in a Bengali fiction novel ‘Anandmath’. Let us read some important facts about the National Song of India 'Vande Mataram'.  

    Jan 26, 2021
  • List of all Chief Guests on Indian Republic Day Parades (1950–2021)

    Pakistan's Governor General Malik Ghulam Muhammad was the first person who attended the Republic Day parade as the Chief Guest at Rajpath, New Delhi. Let us have a look at the list of the Chief Guests on Indian Republic Day Parades from 1950 till the present.

    Jan 25, 2021
  • Republic Day 2021: Facts and Code of Conduct of Indian National Flag

    Republic Day 2021: It is celebrated in India on 26 January every year to mark the date on which the Constitution of India came into effect and the country became a republic. Let us have a look at the features and some interesting facts about National Flag.      

    Jan 25, 2021
  • 72nd Republic Day 2021: Journey of Indian Republic

    72nd Republic Day 2021: This year India will be celebrating 72nd Republic Day on 26 January and is a National holiday. On 26 January, 1950, India adopted its Constitution and celebrates the transition of India from a British Dominion to a republic. Let us read about the history and origin of Indian Republic Day.    

    Jan 25, 2021
  • 11th National Voters' Day 2021: Current Theme, History and Significance

    11th National Voters' Day 2021: It is observed on 25 January to highlight the importance of voting and every vote. This day also marks the foundation of the Election Commission of India. Let us read more about National Voters' Day, 2021 theme, history, and significance.    

    Jan 25, 2021
  • Why is Army Day Celebrated in India?

    Army Day 2021: It is observed on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa's taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India.

    Jan 15, 2021
  • Why is Pongal Festival celebrated?

    Pongal festival 2021: It is the harvest festival of Tamil Nadu that falls in the month of Thai (January-February season).  The uniqueness of the festival reminds us of the importance of natural resources, especially when the entire world is battling environmental change.    

    Jan 14, 2021
  • Why is Makar Sankranti celebrated?

    Makar Sankranti 2021: It is also known as Uttarayan and has its own historical and religious significance in India. Let us read more about Makar Sankranti, how is it celebrated, history behind the festival, etc    

    Jan 13, 2021
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2021: Theme, History, Significance and Key Facts

    Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) 2021: It is observed once every two years to increase the engagement of the overseas Indian community with the Government of India and also focus on reconnecting them with their roots. Let us have a glimpse of Pravasi Bhartiya Divas and Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention 2021.

    Jan 9, 2021
  • What is the difference between Judge and Magistrate?

    Magistrates and Judges seem to be the same in the Judiciary but this is not true. There are differences especially in the nature of their powers. Let us study about Magistrate, Judge, and the differences between them.

    Dec 30, 2020
  • “Act East Policy” of India: Meaning and Objectives

    India’s ‘Act East’ policy is a diplomatic initiative to promote economic, strategic, and cultural relations with the vast Asia-Pacific region. The Act East policy is considered as the modern version of the "Look East Policy" which was launched in 1991 by then Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao. 

    Dec 24, 2020
  • Farmer's Day 2020: The Birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh

    Kisan Divas or Farmer’s Day or Kisan Samman Divas is observed in India on the 23rd of December. This day symbolizes the birthday of Chaudhary Charan Singh-the fifth Prime Minister of the Indian Republic. Charan Singh served as the Prime Minister of India from 28 July 1979 to 14 January 1980. Let us read more about Farmer's Day.

    Dec 23, 2020
  • What is DRDO's Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C)?

    Airborne Early Warning and Control System (AEW&C) is a system of detecting & tracking enemy or hostile aircraft or UAVs and so forth. 

    Dec 18, 2020

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