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November 13, 2020

Birth Anniversary of renowned ornithologist Salim Ali Born in Mumbai on 12th November in 1896, Sálim Moizuddin Abdul Ali was not only a bird lover but also a naturalist. He is often referred to as the ‘Birdman of India’. He was the first Indian to conduct systematic bird surveys across India and wrote several books …

November 12, 2020

World Pneumonia Day Every year, World Pneumonia Day is celebrated on November 12 by World Health Organization, UNICEF and several other international organizations. The first World Pneumonia Day was marked in 2019 by Global Coalition against Child Pneumonia. Pneumonia is the single biggest infectious killer of adults and children – claiming the lives of 2.5 …

November 11, 2020

The Fifteenth Finance Commission (XVFC) submitted its Report to the President of India. The Fifteenth Finance Commission (XVFC) led by Chairman N K Singh, submitted its Report for the period 2021-22 to 2025-26 to the President of India. As per the terms of reference (ToR), the Commission was mandated to give its recommendations for five …

November 10, 2020

A-SAT Missile installed inside the DRDO Bhawan premises A model of Anti Satellite (A-SAT) Missile installed inside the DRDO Bhawan premises was unveiled by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Rajnath Singh appreciated the innovative accomplishment of the team of scientists. ‘Mission Shakti‘ was the country’s first-ever A-SAT missile test successfully conducted on March 27, 2019, from …

November 09, 2020

Kamala Harris will be the first woman to become the vice President-Elect of the United States Kamala Harris becomes first female, Black and Asian-American Vice President-elect of US. The first Black Person ever to be elected to the second-highest office in the United States. The 56-year-old was born to immigrant parents from India and Jamaica. …

November 08, 2020

A virtual Bilateral Summit between India and Italy Recently, a virtual Bilateral Summit between India and Italy has been held to comprehensively review the broad framework of the bilateral relationship and also strengthen cooperation against common global challenges, including the Covid-19 pandemic. Both nations decided to adopt the Action Plan for an enhanced Partnership between …

November 07, 2020

The International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict  This is an international day observed annually on November 6 for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. It was established on November 5, 2001 by the United Nations General Assembly, during Kofi Atta Annan’s tenure as Secretary-General The …

November 06, 2020

the International Academic Freedom Index (AFI). The index proposes a score for each country to help determine the level of academic freedom its universities and academic centres really enjoy. It tries to quantify the freedom of university scholars to debate politically and culturally controversial topics without fearing for their safety or studies. The AFI has …

November 05, 2020

World Tsunami Awareness Day In December 2015, the UN General Assembly designated 5 November as World Tsunami Awareness Day, calling on countries, international bodies and civil society to raise tsunami awareness and share innovative approaches to risk reduction. The day is celebrated to spread awareness among people across the world in matters related to the …

November 04, 2020

Noted violinist TN Krishnan passed away Legendary violinist T N Krishnan, a colossus in the field of violin and the Carnatic music industry, passed away in Chennai. Along with Lalgudi Jayaraman and M. S. Gopalakrishnan he was considered part of the violin-trinity of Carnatic music. Not just in performing music, he also excelled in the …