PM Modi dedicates multipe National Higways and road projects to nation
PM Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone and dedicated various national Highway and Road projects to the nation in Pandharpur, Maharashtra.
The projects are aimed at improving connectivity in the region to facilitate the hassle-free and safe movement of devotees.
PM laid the foundation stone for the four laning of five sections of Sreesanth Dnyaneshwar Maharaj Palkhi Marg (NH-965).
Summits and Conferences
14th edition of Cyber security conference to be inaugurated by Bipin Rawat
The Chief Defense of Staff, General Bipin Rawat will inaugurate the 14th edition of the Cyber Security conference will be held virtually from November 10 to 13.
The conference will be conducted by the Kerala Police in association with two non-profit organizations, the Society for the Policing of Cyberspace and the Information Security Research Association.
The theme of the year’s conference is “Improvise, Adapt and Overcome”.
Manika Batra and Archana Kamath clinches WTT Contender Tabel Tennis Tournament
The Indian duo Manika Batra and Archana Girish Kamath clinched the women’s doubles title in the WTT Contender tournament held in Lasko, Slovenia.
The Indian pair defeated the Puerto Rican team of Melanie Diaz and Adriana Diaz to win the title.
Manika Batra also clinched a bronze medal in the women’s singles title after Wang Yidi of China defeated her by 2-4.
Quick Facts: Panaji is the capital of Goa.
Max Verstappen wins 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix
Max Verstappen (Red Bull- Netherlands) has won the 2021 Mexico City Grand Prix held at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City.
Mercedes-driver Lewis Hamilton stood second while Sergio Perez came third.
Perez became the first Mexican to stand on his home podium at a jubilant Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez.
Person in News
India’s Tajamul Islam wins gold medal in World Kickboxing Championship
The 13-year old Tajamul Islam is the first Kashmiri girl to have represented India and won the gold medal under the 14 age category in the World Kickboxing Championship.
Tajamul defeated Argentina’s Salina in the final.
Tajamul was born in Tarkpora (Kashmir) and is also a brand ambassador of the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme.
Art and Culture
Srinagar join UNESCO creative cities network
Srinagar has been selected to join UNESCO creative cities network (UCCN) for the vibrant cultural ethos of the old city.
Srinagar has been designated as a creative city of craft and folk arts by UNESCO.
Apart from Srinagar, 48 cities have been added to the network of 246 cities following their designation in recognition of their commitment to placing culture and creativity at the heart of development.
Quick Facts: UNESCO is headquartered in Paris, France.
‘Tele-Law on Wheels’ campaign launched by the Ministry of Justice
The Department of Justice has started a week-long ‘Tele-law on Wheels’ campaign from the 8th to the 14th of November.
The initiative will host a series of activities that will be undertaken to empower people through pre-litigation advice for rightfully claiming their entitlements.
Special Login week is also being organized for encouraging those in need to seek legal advice and consultation through tele and video conferencing facilities.
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