7th Global Technology Summit organised in New Delhi.

  • The 7th Global Technology Summit has been organised from 29th Nov - 1st Dec 2022 in New Delhi in a hybrid format.
  • This summit is India’s annual flagship event on Geotechnology and is co-hosted by the Ministry of External Affairs and Carnegie India.
  • 2022 theme: Geopolitics of Technology.
  • Ministers and senior government officials from the US, Singapore, Japan, Nigeria, Brazil, Bhutan, the European Union, and other countries has participated in the Summit.

Madras Boat Club women won 2022 Adyar trophy.

  • The Madras Boat Club (women) has clinched the Adyar trophy at the 81st Annual Madras-Colombo Rowing Regatta at Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • While, The Colombo Rowing Club (men) has lifted the Deepam trophy at the event.
  • The first-ever Madras-Colombo Regatta was held in 1898 and is considered to be the second oldest sporting event next only to Oxford - Cambridge Regatta.
  • The two rowing clubs, the Madras Boat Club and the Colombo Rowing Club organise the regatta alternately.

R.K Singh inaugurates Mobile Health Clinics "Doctor Apke Dwar".

  • R.K. Singh (Minister of Power) has inaugurated REC’s CSR initiative for procurement, operation and maintenance of ten Mobile Health Clinics (MHC) at Bhojpur, Bihar.
  • Total cost of project: Rs. 12.68 crore
  • Out of 10 MHCs, three are exclusively for women, that will provide door-step primary health care service to the underprivileged population across all 14 blocks of Bhojpur, Bihar.
  • Each MHC will organize over 20 camps per month and check 50-70 patients every day.

Ministry of Rural Development launched "Nai Chetna" Gender Campaign.

  • Nai Chetna campaign was launched by the Ministry of Rural Development and involves sensitizing women, especially in rural areas.
  • Aim: To enable women to acknowledge, prepare, and take support in situations of comprise.
  • This campaign was launched on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women on 25th November 2022.
  • The campaign also aims to raise awareness about the institutional mechanisms available for women to fight gender-based violence.

Tamil writer Imayam selected for Kuvempu national award.

  • Rashtrakavi Kuvempu Prathishtana Kuppali has selected V Annamalai aka Imayam (Tamil poet) for the Kuvempu National award for the year 2022.
  • Kannada National Poet Kwembu Rashtriya Puraskar Award is presented annually in memory of the late poet Kwembu.
  • The award carries a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh, a silver medal and a citation.
  • A committee headed by BL Shankar, acting president, Rashtrakavi Kuvempu Trust.

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