Bharat Ratna Current Affairs - 2020

DRDO launches “Dare to Dream” challenge

The Defence Research Development Organization launched an innovative contest “Dare to Dream”. The contest was launched on the death anniversary of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. Highlights The Dare to Dream is an open challenge that promotes innovators and start ups in the country. It is launched to boost emerging technologies. The challenge promotes individuals and Read More…

July 18: Nelson Mandela International Day

Every year Nelson Mandela International Day is marked all over the world on July 18. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in 2009 and the first UN Mandela day was observed in 2010. Highlights The day is observed as a global call to action that celebrates the idea, “Every individual has the Read More…

Ambedkar Jayanti celebrated throughout the country

On April 14, 2020, India celebrated the 129th birth anniversary of Bhimarao Ramji Ambedkar. Amidst the lock down, his birth anniversary is being celebrated digitally by the whole of India. The Indian Constitution was prepared under the leadership of Ambedkar. About Ambedkar Ambedkar was born in Mhow, Madhya Pradesh. It was a small cantonment in Read More…

Bharat Ratna 2019 Awards presented by President of India

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, presented Bharat Ratna Awards to Nanaji Deshmukh (posthumously), Bhupendra Kumar Hazarika (posthumously) and Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Bharat Ratna 2019 Award Winners Pranab Mukherjee: His life-long political career spanned about five decades. He was 13th President of India (from 2012 until 2017). He has also served as the Read More…

MGR Centenary Arch in Chennai Unveiled

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu K Palaniswami has unveiled MGR Centenary Arch on Kamaraj Salai of Chennai. MGR Centenary Arch The MGR Centenary Arch has been built at an estimated cost of 2.52 crore, from the state Secretariat. The Centenary Arch 66 feet wide and 52 feet height was proposed to commemorate the birth centenary of Read More…