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Uttarakhand Foundation Day
Uttarakhand Foundation Day
International Week of Science and Peace is celebrated annually from November 9 to 15. It was first observed in 1986 as part of the observance of the International Year of Peace.
The week was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 1988 to promote the role of science in the quest for peace and development.
Hitesh Kumar S Makwana appointed Surveyor General of India
currently an Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Anurag Agarwal, an IAS official, now assumes the role of Additional Secretary & Financial Advisor in the Ministry of External Affairs.
1767, the British established the Survey of India. Major James Rennellwas appointed as the first Surveyor General of India.
Uttarakhand is famous as the “Land of the Gods”or “Dev Bhumi”. During the time of its foundation,it was named Uttaranchal.
Uttarakhand was formed on 9 November 2000 by joining several districts from the Northwestern part of Uttar Pradesh and a portion of the Himalayan Mountain range.
In 2007, the name of the state was formallyaltered from Uttaranchal to Uttarakhand.
Apolinaris D’Souza Honored With The 19th ‘Kalakar Puraskar’Award
The 19th edition of the prestigious ‘Kalakar Puraskar,’ was awarded to Apolinaris D’Souza, a prominent Konkani singer,lyricist, and composer in a award ceremony in Mangaluru.
‘Kalakar Puraskar’ was established in 2005 by linguist Pratap Naik, SJ.
This annual award is presented to individuals from the Karnataka region in recognition of their outstanding achievements in various fields related to Konkani culture,including music, dance, theatre, and cinema.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
Punjab cricket team has won the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy title for the first time by defeating Baroda team.
Anmolpreet Singh has become the first cricketer to score a century in the final of Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is a domestic T-20 cricket championship in India, which is organized by BCCI.The 2009-10 season of the championship was its first edition.
Recently, the Government of Tamil Nadu issued an order to implement ‘Project Dolphin’ under the Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitat program of the Government of India.
It will be implemented during 2023-2024 at a cost of Rs 8.13 crore. Under this, 60% of the amount will be given by the Central Government, while the remaining cost will be borne by the State Government.
The major habitats of the dolphins are found in the Gulf of Mannar Biosphere Reserve.
It is also home to several globally important and highly threatened species like the Dugong, whale shark, sea horses, Balanoglossus, green sea turtle, Hawksbill turtle, dolphins, sacred chanks etc.
India ranks 2nd in employee well-being, Japan lowest.
India ranks 2nd in employee well-being, Japan lowest
A recent global survey has ranked Turkey at the top and India at second spot while keeping Japan at lowest for employees.
The survey was conducted by McKinsey Health Institute, and it assessed employees’ physical, mental,social and spiritual health before arriving at the conclusions.
Turkey scored highest at 78%, followed by India at 76% and China at 75 %, way higher than the global average of 57 per cent. Japan scored a mere 25 per cent in the poll.
Max Verstappen wins Brazilian Grand Prix 2023
Mundra Becomes India’s First Port To Handle 16.1 Million Tonnes Of Cargo, the highest-ever volume by any port in India.
Former World No. 1 archer Deepika Kumari was the standout performer, securing two
gold medals and a silver at National game 2023.
India has approved its first 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in the defence sector,
permitting Sweden’s Saab to establish a facility for rocket manufacturing.
West Indies mystery spinner Sunil Narine has announced his retirement from international cricket.
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has signed an MoU with Lulu Hypermarket to promote the export of Indian agricultural products.
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