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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: All you need to know

Aug 24, 2021
Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games: Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games opened today in Tokyo, Japan and will close on 5 September 2021. The article precisely describes the history of Paralympics, a list of games and sports, criteria and more. 

Explained: A look at Durand Line border between Afghanistan and Pakistan

Aug 23, 2021
Durand Line border between Afghanistan and Pakistan: Afghanistan considers Durand Line as a disputed border demarcation with no legal sanctity and calls it a de facto border. 

World's most popular writing scripts at a glance - style, characters and more

Aug 23, 2021
Through this article, let us have a look at the world's most popular writing scripts, their styles, characters and more. 

Explained: A look at China's interest in Afghanistan

Aug 23, 2021
China is all set to realise its long-held hopes for a reduction of the influence of a geopolitical rival in Central Asia but is also concerned about the instability that the US withdrawal has created in the region. Through this article, let us have a look at China's interest in Afghanistan.

G-sec Acquisition Programme 2.0: All you need to know

Aug 20, 2021
G-sec Acquisition Programme 2.0: The RBI has announced its plans to buy five government securities aggregating to Rs. 25,000 crores via a multi-security auction using the multiple-price method on 26 August 2021 under G-SAP 2.0.

Explained: What is the online portal TAPAS launched by Union Minister Dr. Virendra Kumar?

Aug 20, 2021
TAPAS, a joint initiative of NISD and MoSJE, facilitates access to lectures by subject experts, study material and more in a manner that supplements the physical classroom without compromising on the quality of teaching. Check the courses offered below. 

Explained: Who are the Ghost Soldiers in Afghanistan Forces?

Aug 20, 2021
Ghost soldiers are those who are listed as soldiers on paper but in reality, do not exist. The salaries under their names are used to draw off millions of dollars annually by high-level officials involved in corruption.

Explained: Who are the Northern Alliance in Afghanistan?

Aug 19, 2021
Born out of a resistance movement against the Taliban in 1996, the Northern Alliance constituted of rebel groups that operated between late 1996 to 2001 to oust the Taliban-led government. Let us have a look at the Northern Alliance and its 2.0 version. 

Northern Alliance flag hoisted in Panjshir: All you need to know

Aug 19, 2021
For the first time since 2001, the flag of the Northern Alliance or the United Islamic Front for the salvation of Afghanistan has been hoisted in Panjshir valley. Check details below. 

GK Questions and Answers on World Bank

Aug 17, 2021
Take this GK Quiz with questions based on the World Bank Group. This is an important topic for various competitive exams. So, solve this set of quiz and evaluate your preparation for the upcoming exam.

Afghan-India Friendship Dam: Why Taliban seized control of the dam?

Aug 17, 2021
As the Taliban seized Kabul and took control over Afghanistan, let us have a look at the Afghan-India Friendship Dam, one of India's key infrastructure projects in Afghanistan.  

Taliban Changed Afghanistan's Name and Flag: All you need to know

Aug 17, 2021
Afghanistan's name has been changed to the "Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan", a name that was given during the previous Taliban regime, and the white flag with shahadah on it has been re-introduced, as per media reports. 

Will Taliban impose Sharia law in Afghanistan: Afghan women fear the return of the dark period

Aug 16, 2021
Almost 20 years heretofore, Sharia Law was imposed on Afghan nationals. As the insurgent group is all set to re-establish the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, Jagran Josh takes a look at the Islamic penal code and the expected dreads of the natives.     

Who is Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar? All about Mullah Omar Confidant and Co-founder of Taliban

Aug 16, 2021
As Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar emerged as the undisputed leader of the Taliban, Jagran Josh takes a look at his life and political career. 

75th Independence Day 2021: What is the meaning of the 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra?

Aug 15, 2021
75th Independence Day 2021: The Ashok Chakra seen on the Indian National flag 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 75th Independence Day, let us find out the meaning of the 24 spokes of Ashok Chakra.

75th Independence Day 2021: 10 Forgotten Women Freedom Fighters of India

Aug 15, 2021
75th Independence Day 2021: In the struggle for India’s Independence from the colonial rule or British Raj, the contribution of women can't be neglected.  They faced various tortures, exploitations, etc. to earn freedom for us. Let us have a look at 10 forgotten women freedom fighters of India.

2014 to 2021: What Prime Minister Modi's Independence Day turbans say? Check In Pics

Aug 15, 2021
75th Independence Day 2021: Since 2014, Prime Minister Modi is addressing the nation on every Independence Day. He always remains in the limelight for his flamboyant turbans. Let us have a look at his dresses and turbans specially picked for the Independence day speech. 

75th Independence Day 2021: When and Why British first landed on Indian Territory?

Aug 14, 2021
Here, we are providing an interesting glimpse into when and why the British first landed on the Indian Territory. Also, how a simple trading company (British East India Company) became one of the biggest challenges to ever dealt with.

Happy Independence Day 2021: Famous slogans of Pre and Post Independent India

Aug 14, 2021
Indian Independence Day 2021: During the freedom movement, some famous slogans were given by our freedom fighters to encourage our general public to fight against the cruel British rulers. These include Inqilab Zindabad, 'Do or die' and Dilli Chalo, etc. On the occasion of Independence Day, take a look at these powerful slogans here.

75th Independence Day 2021: History, Significance, Celebration and Facts

Aug 14, 2021
Independence Day 2021: On 15 August, 1947 India became independent from British rule and the first Prime Minister of independent India Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru hoisted the national flag at the Lahori Gate of Red Fort in Delhi. Let us have a look at the history behind Independence Day, how is it celebrated, etc.  
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