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Find out what happened in India on“22 May”

22 – May – 1992 INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY: The International Day for Biological Diversity (or World Biodiversity Day) is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. It is currently held on May 22. the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in 1993 until 2000, it was held on […]

Find out what happened in India on“21 May”

21 – May 1991 ANTI-TERRORISM DAY (INDIA) ALSO DEATH ANNIVERSARY OF RAJIV GANDHI: Rajiv Ratna Gandhi (20 August 1944 – 21 May 1991) was an Indian politician who served as the 6th Prime Minister of India from 1984 to 1989. On 23 June 1980, Rajiv’s younger brother Sanjay Gandhi died unexpectedly in an aeroplane crash.He […]

Find out what happened in India on“20 May”

20 – May 2017 WORLD BEE DAY: World Bee Day is celebrated on May 20. On this day Anton Janša, the pioneer of beekeeping, was born in 1734. The UN Member States approved Slovenia’s proposal to proclaim 20 May as World Bee Day in December 2017.The purpose of the international day is to acknowledge the […]

Find out what happened in India on“19 May”

19-May-1904 JAMSHEDJI NASARVANJI TATA PASSED AWAY: Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata (3 March 1839 – 19 May 1904) was born in Navsari, a city in the south Gujarat. Jamsetji Tata and his family were a part of the minority group of Zoroastrians, or Parsees, who came to India from fleeing the persecution of Zoroastrians in Iran.was an […]

Find out what happened in India on“18 May”

18-May-1945 B S CHANDRASEKHAR WAS BORN: Bhagwat Subramanya Chandrasekhar was born in 1945 in Mysore, where he had his primary education. He is an Indian former cricketer who played as a leg spinner. Bhagwat Chandrasekhar picked up 98 wickets in 14 wins at 19, with the strike rate down to 45. Exactly half of his […]

Find out what happened in India on“17 May”

17 – May 1969 WORLD TELECOMMUNICATION DAY: World Telecommunication Day has been celebrated annually on 17 May since 1969, marking the founding of ITU and the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention in 1865. It was instituted by the Plenipotentiary Conference in Malaga-Torremolinos in 1973.The purpose of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) […]

Find out what happened in India on“16 May”

16 – May 1975 Foundation Day of Sikkim State: It was on 16 May 1975 that Sikkim, India’s least populous state officially became a part of India. It is for this cause that this day is celebrated as the Sikkim Day. In 1642 came under the rule of the Chogyal dynasty. In 1890, under the […]

Find out what happened in India on“15 May”

15-May-1817 Maharshi Devendranath Tagore was born: Debendranath Tagore (15 May 1817 – 19 January 1905) was a Bengali philosopher and religious savant,The original surname of the Tagores were Kushari. They were Rarhi Brahmins and originally belonged to a village named Kush in the district named Burdwan in West Bengal. Active in the Brahmo Samaj (“Society […]

HCF & LCM

1. A rectangular courtyard 3.78 m long and 5.25 m broad is to be paved exactly with square tiles all of the same size. Find the number of tiles? A) 441                   B) 450 c) 480                    D None of these EXPLANATION: 3.78 meters =378 cm = 2 × 3 × 3 × 3 × […]

Current affairs on April 17 2020

1. Who passed away recently, was a famous personality, He was awarded the ‘Padma Bhushan award and the Law Luminary Award in 2001? Ans: Ashok H.Desai (Ashok H. Desai (died 13 April 2020) was an Indian lawyer,Desai studied at the prestigious Fergusson College in Pune and thereafter went to the Government Law College, Mumbai. Practising […]