Barbados to remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state

Barbados has announced its plan to remove Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic. The Prime Minister Mia Mottley said Barbadians wanted a Barbadian head of state. It aims to make the process in time for the 55th anniversary of independence from Britain, in November 2021. About Barbados Barbados, island countryContinue reading “Barbados to remove Queen Elizabeth as head of state”

MPLADS Fund

Background  Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) is a scheme framed by Government of India on 23rd December 1993. Initially, the MPLADS was under the control of the Ministry of Rural Development. In 1994, the scheme was transferred to the Ministry of Statistic and Program Implementation. The Guidelines are revised from time toContinue reading “MPLADS Fund”

Celebrated Engineering day in the memory of Sir M Visvesvaraya

About: Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya born on September 15, 1860 in Muddenahalli village of Karnataka. He is commonly known as Sir MV. He was an Indian eminent civil engineer and statesman and the “Diwan of Maysor”, serving from 1912 to 1919. Contribution towards country: His contribution towards India’s progress “most prolific civil engineer, dam builder, economist,Continue reading “Celebrated Engineering day in the memory of Sir M Visvesvaraya”

Swami Agnivesh passed away

He contested the Assembly election on a Janta Party ticket from Pundri, Haryana in the year 1977 after Indira Gandhi’s government sent to jail during the Emergency. He beat the Congress candidate and after two years, he became education minister in the state government. In 1981, he founded the Bandhua Mukti Morcha to end bondedContinue reading “Swami Agnivesh passed away”

Security cover to VIPs in India

Why in news? The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has given Y plus type of security to the Indian actor Kangana Ranaut. Facts : In India, depending on the threat perception of the person, types of security are allocated by the Home Minister based on the inputs from Intelligence agencies. There are six differentContinue reading “Security cover to VIPs in India”