The Zella avant-garde wins the "2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee".

  • Zaila Avant-garde, a 14-year-old speller from New Orleans, is the champion of the 2021 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
  • Zaila (zah-EE-luh) Avant-garde earned the prestigious title in round 18,
  • When she correctly spelled Murraya which is defined as a genus of tropical Asiatic and Australian trees having pinnate leaves and flowers with imbricated petals.
  • Avant-garde is the first Black American to be crowned winner of the Bee.

AICTE, DRDO launched "MTech" program in Defense Technology.

  • The course aims to impart necessary theoretical and experimental knowledge, skill and aptitude in various defence technology areas.
  • The program has six specialized streams - Combat Technology, Aero Technology, Naval Technology, Communication Systems & Sensors, Directed Energy Technology and High Energy Materials Technology.

Kareena Kapoor Khan launched her book "Pregnancy Bible".

  • The book portrays her experiences during both her pregnancies and pictures of her two children - Taimur Ali Khan and the second baby boy.

Uttar Pradesh Law Panel proposes "two children" population draft bill.

  • Uttar Pradesh government has proposed a population control bill
  • That calls for debarring those with more than two children from contesting in local polls,
  • As well as preventing them from applying for or getting promotion in government jobs, and even receiving government subsidy.
  • A State Population Fund will be constituted for the purpose of implementation of the act.

DBT-NIBMG has created the world's 1st database of "oral cancer" variants.

  • NIBMG made this database accessible to public. Database is being called as dbGENVOC.
  • The primary launch of dbGENVOC incorporates 24 million somatic and germline variants
  • Derived from entire exome sequences of 100 Indian oral most cancers sufferers
  • And entire genome sequences of 5 oral most cancers sufferers from India.
  • Oral most cancers is probably the most prevalent type of most cancers amongst males in India, largely fuelled by tobacco-chewing.
  • Tobacco-chewing causes modifications within the genetic materials of cells within the oral cavity.
  • These modifications (mutations) precipitate oral most cancers.

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