National Education Day: 11 November 2021
Every year 11 November is celebrated as National Education Day across the country. This day is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, the first Education Minister of independent India.
Mitrabha Guha becomes India’s 72nd Grandmaster
Mitrabh Guha of Kolkata became the 72nd Grand Master of India by achieving the third and final Grandmaster norm. The 20-year-old Guha clinched the Grand Master title by achieving the final norm in the ongoing Grand Master Third Saturday Mix Tournament in Ninth Saad, Serbia.
The Central Government has announced to celebrate the birth anniversary of Birsa Munda as ‘Tribal Pride Day’.
The Union Cabinet decided to declare 15 November as ‘Tribal Pride Day’ to mark the birth anniversary of the hero and freedom fighter Birsa Munda of tribal society and to honor the contribution of the members of the Scheduled Tribes in the culture of Indian history.
Falguni Nair becomes the richest woman in the country
With the entry of beauty and personal care giant Nykaa in the stock market, its founder Falguni Nair has become the richest self-made woman in the country. She made her debut in Nykaa in 2012.
Tripura state made country’s first bamboo cricket bat and stump
The Bamboo and Cane Development Institute of Tripura claims to have developed the country’s first bamboo cricket bat while maintaining all the standard protocols used for manufacturing cricket bats.
This bat can be used in all forms of cricket. Willow wood has been used in this cricket bat.
Dev Sahayam will get the title of Christian saint
Hindu god Sahayam Pillai, who converted to Christianity, will be the first Indian common man to be honored with the title of saint. The Congregation for the Cause of Saints at the Vatican made the announcement on Tuesday.
- Which state government has launched the Shramik Mitra scheme to ensure all construction workers in the state? Delhi
- Which spaceagency has selected a new Earth Science mission to study the behaviour of tropical storms and thunderstorms, including their effect on the weather and climate change? NASA
- Which Indian city has joined UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network 2021? Srinagar
- Which state retained its top spot in the National Logistics Index – LEADS 2021? Gujarat
- Astronaut Wang Yaping has become the first woman from which country to walk in space? China
- The National Legal Services Day is observed on which day of November annually in India? 09 November
- Which Indian actor has become the first to have his own digital avatar in a game-based metaverse? Kamal Haasan
- What is the name given to the Eiffel Tower sized asteroid heading towards Earth in December? 4660 Nereus
- Who has been taken charges as the CMD of PTC India? Rajib Kumar Mishra
- Which edition of Cyber Security conference has been inaugurated by Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat? 14th