Sunday, May 22, 2022
HEALTH STORY: The 92-year-old singer had tested positive for Covid with mild symptoms and was admitted on January 8 to Breach Candy Hospital's intensive care unit (ICU) where she was treated by Dr Pratit Samdani and his team of doctors. Mangeshkar's condition had improved in January and she was taken...
International Women’s Day: Every year, International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8. The day is celebrated to mark the achievements of women in various aspects of their lives as well as of society. From economic and political fields to social and cultural arenas, women have made a mark in all areas of the world.
BACKGROUND STORY: The 59-year-old mogul’s net worth reached $88.5 billion on Monday, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, eclipsing fellow countryman Mukesh Ambani’s $87.9 billion. With an almost $12 billion jump in his personal fortune, Adani is the world’s biggest wealth-gainer this year. RENEWABLE ENERGY: The coal...
Current affairs:3rd February 2022 National affairs: Hoysala Temples in Karnataka finalised as India’s nomination for World Heritage List for 2022-2023 The 'Sacred Ensembles of the Hoysala' are on UNESCO's Tentative list since April 15, 2014, and stand testimony to the rich historical and cultural heritage of this country.
Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) has announced the IBA’s 17th Annual Banking Technology Awards 2021. In total South Indian Bank has successfully won 6 awards in the event. This year’s IBA Awards celebrating “Next Gen Banking” has recognized technologies and practices in the banking industry that have demonstrated a high degree of innovation over the past year.
INTRODUCTION: The 2022 Winter Olympics has kicked off on February 04, 2022, in Beijing, China and will continue till February 20, 2022. The Opening Ceremony was held at Beijing’s National Stadium. However, India had announced the diplomatic level boycott of the Beijing Winter Olympics opening and closing ceremony.  However, the country has sent one of its athletes, Arif Khan (skier), to attend...
HIJAB: CAUSED RESIGNATION OF LECTURER A guest lecturer in Karnataka at Tumkuru’s Jain PU college has quit. Amid the controversy over restrictions on wearing a hijab at educational institutions triggered a massive debate.  The Karnataka High Court has been hearing a slew of petitions against the government order.  Students...
India’s first commercial-scale biomass-based hydrogen plant will come up at the Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh. Every day this plant will produce one tonne of hydrogen, from 30 tonnes of biomass feedstock. The plant is put up by a joint venture of Watomo Energies Ltd and Biezel Green Energy with an investment of Rs 24 crore.
Voices for action on The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: The 2022 edition of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination focuses on the theme “VOICES FOR ACTION AGAINST RACISM”. This edition aims at highlighting the importance of strengthening meaningful and safe public participation and representation in all areas...
For cooperation in research and education: The government of Telangana and the British Council have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). This facilitates greater research between institutions. Also to assist in the internationalisation of higher education to create greater global opportunities for the youth of Telangana.