Queen Elizabeth II Current Affairs - 2020

Ankit Kawatra bags Queen’s Young Leaders Award for 2017

Anti-hunger activist Ankit Kawatra has been awarded the Queen’s Young Leaders Award for 2017 by Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony in the Buckingham Palace. Salient Facts The Queen’s Young Leaders Award recognises exceptional work towards solving hunger and malnutrition in India. Ankit Kawatra is the founder of Feeding India, an organisation which works towards eradicating hunger and food wastage in India. The organisation which was established Read More…

Indian-origin cancer expert Harpal Singh Kumar knighted

An Indian-origin cancer research expert Harpal Singh Kumar was honoured with a Knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II for his influential work on prevention and treatment of cancer. Mr. Singh’s name has appeared in the 2015 New Year’s Honours list that includes several other Indian-origin individuals. About Harpal Singh Kumar Harpal Singh Kumar was born in Read More…

Queen Elizabeth II becomes Britain’s longest-reigning Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II on 9th September 2015 became the longest-reigning Monarch of Britain and the longest-reigning female monarch in history. She surpassed the previous record held by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria who had reigned thousand-year-old dynastical institution of Britain for more than 63 years and 7 months. It should be noted that, presently Queen Elizabeth Read More…

Queen Elizabeth II set to become Britain’s longest-reigning Monarch

Queen Elizabeth II is set to become Britain’s longest-reigning Monarch in the history. On 10th September 2015, she will become the longest-reigning British head of state and the longest-reigning female monarch in history. She will surpass record held by her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria, who reigned thousand-year-old institution of Britain for more than 63 years. It Read More…

Queen Elizabeth II Now Oldest Living Monarch in World

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II is now the world’s oldest living monarch. Currently she is 88 years old. Earlier, Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz was oldest living monarch but he died on 23 January 2015. It should be noted that, Queen Elizabeth II is one of the eight octogenarian monarchs in the world. Others include Read More…