08 November - International Day of Radiology

    Theme - Interventional Radiology – Active care for the patient.

08 November - World Urbanism Day

Amazon, Apple, Mahindra join alliance to drive demand for zero-carbon technology.

  • The World Economic Forum has included global giants such as Amazon and Apple in addition to Mahindra Group and Dalmia Cement (India) from India.
  • India as founding members of the First Movers Alliance to work in direction of driving demand for zero-carbon applied sciences, the World Economic Forum has mentioned.
  • The Coalition has been launched on the COP26 Summit being held in Glasgow.
  • To launch this effort, the WEF has announced the First Movers Coalition, in partnership with John Kerry, the US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate.

SBI launches "Video Life Certificate" facility for pensioners.

  • State Bank of India has launched Video Life Certificate service for pensioners.
  • This new facility will allow pensioners to submit their life certificates through video from their homes.
  • This facility is available to pensioners (other than family pensioners).
  • Thus, the wife of a pensioner receiving pension from the government will not be able to use this facility.

Sudha Murty authors "The Sage with Two Horns".

  • Noted Indian author Sudha Murthy has written her new book for children titled The Sage with Two Horns.
  • it is published by Puffin and features illustrations by Priyankar Gupta.
  • The book deals with lesser-known facts of Indian mythology.
  • It is the fifth and final in the series of Unusual Tales from mythology by the author Sudha Murty.
  • It includes the tales about kings and queens, gods and goddesses, sages and extraordinary men and women of wisdom.

Tripura develops the country's "first-ever" cricket bat made of bamboo, the stump.

  • Bamboo and Cane Development Institute (BCDI) of Tripura along with the North East Centre of Technology Application and Reach (NECTAR) claimed to have developed the country’s first-ever bamboo made cricket bat maintaining all the standard protocols used for manufacturing cricket bats.
  • These bats can be used in all forms of cricket.
  • The most preferred wood for the production of cricket bats is willow.
  • The CEO of the company recently gave a demonstration of the product to Biplab Kumar Deb.

Priyanka Mohite to Receive 2020’s Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award.

  • Priyanka Mohite, mountaineer was selected for the prestigious Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2020 for her outstanding contribution in the field of land adventure by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
  • He scaled the world's highest peak Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse and Mount Makalu.
  • She is the first Indian woman to climb the world's 10th highest mountain peak, Annapurna.

Post a Comment

Please do not add any SPAM links or unrelated text in comments.

Previous Post Next Post