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Hari Singh Nalwa: Champion of the Khalsaji (1791-1837)

Question: Who amongst the given wrote the book of ‘Hari Singh Nalwa: Champion of the Khalsaji (1791-1837)’?
(a) Amarinder Singh
(b) Vanit Nalwa
(c) Vijay Singh Nalwa
(d) Hoshiyar Singh
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • In February, 2018, Dr. Vanit Nalwa presented his book “Hari Singh Nalwa: Champion of the Khalsaji” (1791-1837) in the national archives in Delhi.
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh called Hari Singh Nalwa, a Sikh warrior who lived in the 19th century, ‘Wah mere Raja Nal Wah’.
  • Maharaja Ranjit Singh had said those words to the bravery of Hari Singh as a child of King Nal of Mahabharata.
  • Other information related to Hari Singh Nalwa in this presentation was also shared.
  • Vanit Nalwa is a descendant of seventh generation of Hari Singh.
  • Sardar Hari Singh Nalva (1791-1837) was the Chief of Army Staff Maharaj Ranjit Singh.
  • He led many battles with the Pathans and conquered Kabul and Kashmir.
  • In the Battle of Noshera, he amicably led the army of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.

Reference:
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/books/features/new-book-reveals-how-sikh-warrior-hari-singh-nalwa-got-his-name/articleshow/63054783.cms
https://www.hindustantimes.com/books/new-book-reveals-how-sikh-warrior-hari-singh-nalwa-got-his-name/story-B2xEe19gnXjt6jdGT191LN.html</a
https://hi.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%A4%B8%E0%A4%B0%E0%A4%A6%E0%A4%BE%E0%A4%B0_%E0%A4%B9%E0%A4%B0%E0%A4%BF_%E0%A4%B8%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%82%E0%A4%B9_%E0%A4%A8%E0%A4%B2%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%BE

Exam Warriors

The Book :Exams Warriors

Question: Who is the author of the book ‘Exams Warriors’?
(a) Pranab Mukherjee
(b) Prakash Javdekar
(c) Narendra Modi
(d) Hriday Narayan Dikshit
Answer: (c)
Related Facts:

  • On February 3rd, 2018, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javdekar released the book ‘Exam Warriors’.
  • This book is written by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  • This book is written in reference to the stresses that occur among children during the examination.
  • This book, which helps the youth of New India to put wings to the dreams without tension, can be read on the Narendra Modi app too.

Reference:
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/modis-25-mantras-for-success-in-exams/article22646768.ece
http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2018/feb/03/pm-narendra-modis-exam-warriors-to-launch-today-1767697.html

Election Atlas of India

Election Atlas of India

Question: Who amongst the following has written the preface of the book ‘Election Atlas of India’ based on the results of all Lok Sabha elections from 1952 to 2014?
(a) TN Seshan
(b) Naseem Zaidi
(c) Achal kumar Jyoti
(d) H.S. Brahma
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • On January 8th, 2018; the book ‘Election Atlas of India’, based on all the Lok Sabha results from 1952 to 2014, was released in Parliament House.
  • With the help of this Atlas, all the Lok Sabha elections held in independent India will be analyzed based on maps.
  • In the Election Atlas of India, factual information has been given for every election result of every Lok Sabha constituency from the first general election till now.
  • The preface of this book is written by former Chief Election Commissioner Dr Nasim Zaidi.

Reference:
http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ians/book-on-data-about-indian-elections-released-at-world-book-fair-118010801181_1.html

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