Padma Awards 2024 Announced

Jan 31, 2024 - 14:12
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Padma Awards 2024 Announced

Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The list comprises 5 Padma Vibhushan, 17 Padma Bhushan and 110 Padma Shri Awards.The Padma Vibhushan is India’s second highest  has been given to 5 eminent personalities this year. These include former Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, Bharatnatyam dancer Padma Subrahmanyam, actor Chiranjeevi, social reformer Bindeshwar Pathak (posthumous) and dancer Vyjayantimala Bali.


‘Sheen-e She’ (Shan): The Mascot

a snow leopard named ‘Sheen-e She’ or Shan has been declared the official mascot of 2024 Khelo India Winter Games


India has nominated the “Maratha Military Landscapes of India” for the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2024-25.



 India-Saudi Arabia joint military exercise ‘SADA TANSEEQ’ commenced on January 29th in Rajasthan.


Nitish Kumar Back as Bihar CM for Record 9th Term


Uniform Civil Code (UCC) Bill

Uttarakhand’s Passed Uniform Civil Code (UCC) Bill


Bharat Ratna Announced for Karpoori Thakur

The central government has announced Bharat Ratna for late Bihar leader Karpoori Thakur in his birth centenary year. Known as ‘Jannayak’ or people’s leader, Thakur was CM twice.



The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Awards took place on January 23, 2024 in Hyderabad. Jasprit Bumrah, Shubman Gill and Ravichandran Ashwin headlined the awards for international performances. Ravi Shastri and Farokh Engineer were given the prestigious Col. CK Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Awards.


India’s equity market capitalization has surpassed Hong Kong’s for the first time, making it the fourth largest globally.


The 9th Pakke Paga Hornbill Festival (PPHF) will be held from January 18-20, 2024 in Arunachal Pradesh.


Assam Baibhav Award was given to Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi.


Buffalo Fights Revived in Ahatguri Assam After 9 Years.


Ancient Settlement Discovered at Vadnagar Gujrat Dating to 800 BCE.


Swachh Survekshan Awards 2023

Indore and surat jointly awarded Swachh Survekshan Awards 2023.


Gabriel Attal: France’s New Prime Minister.


Pakistan: Proposed Acquisition of J-31 Chinese Stealth Fighters.


India to End Free Movement Regime Permitting Border Crossing Into Myanmar.


The Indian and UAE armies have commenced their first-ever joint military training exercise called ‘Desert Cyclone’ in Rajasthan on January 2.