India will become third largest economy by 2035 : CEBR.

  • According to the British consultancy, Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) report, India will become third largest economy by 2035 from the current fifth spot.
  • Report title: World Economic League Table
  • India's annual rate of GDP growth is expected to average 6.4% after which growth is expected to average 6.5% in the subsequent nine years.
  • The world gross domestic product will be doubled by 2037 as developing economies will catch up with the richer ones.

IIT Madras wins Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards 2022.

  • IIT Madras programmes on BS Data Science and NPTEL in collaboration with IISc Bangalore, have won the Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards 2022 for the best programmes.
  • The BS in Data Science and Applications programme won Silver in the Best Online Program category.
  • The NPTEL-National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning, has won the Gold in the Lifelong Learning category.
  • The Wharton-QS Reimagine Education Awards are considered to be the Oscars of Education.

President Murmu inaugurates project worth Rs 43.08 cr at Srisailam Temple.

  • President Droupadi Murmu has inaugurated the project Development of Srisailam Temple at Srisailam Temple Complex, Andhra Pradesh.
  • The project has been sanctioned and executed under PRASHAD scheme, under Ministry of Tourism.
  • The project has been completed with a cost of Rs 43.08 crores.
  • The project is 100% funded by the Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India.
  • Srisailam Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati.

IIT Kanpur develops Artificial Heart to deal with Acute Cardiac Problems.

  • IIT Kanpur has developed an artificial heart that would be of great help to people with acute cardiac problems.
  • IIT Kanpur and cardiologists from across the country have developed this artificial heart.
  • As per the IIT Kanpur Director, Abhay Karandikar, the trial on animals would begin next year, after success in the trial, transplantation can be done in humans in the next two years.
  • Most of the implants and stents for heart patients are being imported.

Cricket Australia renames Test Player of the Year award.

  • Australia's men's Test Player of the Year award has been renamed to honour legendary spinner Shane Warne.
  • The Shane Warne Men's Test Player of the Year award will be presented annually at the Australian Cricket Awards.
  • Warne himself won the award once, in 2006 after an incredible year that included a record 40 wickets in the famous 2005 Ashes series in England.
  • This Australian Cricket Awards will be announced on January 30, 2023.

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