Sunil Bharti Mittal first Indian to receive knighthood from King Charles-III in Britain


1 Sunil Bharti Mittal first Indian to receive knighthood from King Charles-III in Britain

Bharti Enterprises  founder and chairman  Sunil Bharti Mittal   has become the first Indian citizen  to receive a knighthood  from  Britain  ‘s  King  Charles III . This title has been given to him for his contribution in strengthening trade relations between India and Britain. This award confers the title of Knight Commander on Shri Mittal which  the most prestigious award of the British Empire  . Mr Mittal, 66, said in a statement that India and Britain share historic ties. Both countries are now entering a new era with better cooperation.

2 Jal Shakti Ministry has signed an agreement with 12 technical educational institutions for basin management of six rivers.

Jal Shakti Ministry  has  signed an agreement with  12 technical educational institutions  for  basin management of six rivers . Under the agreement, cooperation will be done for research and studies. This agreement   has been made under the National River Conservation Plan . Narmada, Godavari, Mahanadi, Krishna, Kaveri and Periyar  rivers are included in this agreement  . The responsibility has been given to the following institutions: Narmada Basin Management – IIT Indore and IIT Gandhinagar Godavari Basin Management – IIT Hyderabad and Neeri Nagpur Mahanadi Basin Management – IIT Raipur and IIT Rourkela Krishna Basin Management – NIT Warangal and NIT Surathkal

Cauvery Basin Management – IISc Bangalore and NIT Trichy
Periyar Basin Management – ​​IIT Palakkad and NIT Calicut

3  Haryana government inaugurates Savera program for early detection of increasing breast cancer in women.

Haryana  Chief Minister  Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated the   “ Savera ” program, which ” programme,  an unprecedented initiative aimed at early detection and prevention of breast cancer in women . Developed in collaboration with Medanta Foundation and the Department of Health, Savera takes advantage of the unique ability to screen visually impaired women for breast cancer.

4 Algeria inaugurates world’s third largest mosque

Algeria  has inaugurated the world’s third largest mosque   ahead of the holy month of   Ramadan . This mosque  is  the largest in the African continent . The construction of this mosque was stuck for many years due to political reasons. Algerian President  Abdelmadjid Tebboune  officially inaugurated the Grand Mosque of Algiers on the North African country’s Mediterranean coast.  This mosque is known locally  as Jama’a al-Jazair . This mosque has the world’s tallest minaret at 265 meters (869 ft). 120,000 people can offer namaz simultaneously in the Grand Mosque of Algiers. It is the largest mosque in the world after Islam’s holiest sites in Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia.

5 India unveils largest solar-battery project

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI)  has   commissioned India’s largest solar-battery energy storage system (BESS) in   Rajnandgaon   , Chhattisgarh . Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI) has commissioned India’s largest battery energy storage system with an installed capacity of 152.32 MWh and dispatchable capacity of 100 MW AC (155.02 MWp DC) solar photovoltaic plant with 40 MW/120 MWh BESS. BESS) is started.

6 India opposes China-led investment facilitation proposal at WTO

India opposed China  -led  investment facilitation proposal  in   WTO  .  At  the 13th WTO Ministerial Conference in  Abu Dhabi  , Brazil  has stressed the urgent need for  WTO  to facilitate essential technology transfers to developing countries . Reiterating the demand of India and other developing countries, Brazilian Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira underlined the importance of meeting the Sustainable Development Goals and addressing serious global challenges such as inequality, poverty and hunger. He emphasized that technology transfer plays an important role in achieving these objectives.

7 Meghalaya: AIDS Control Society hosts ‘Red Fest – The North East Multimedia Campaign’ in fight against HIV through music in Shillong

Meghalaya State AIDS Control Society (MSACS) led by NACOINDIA   aimed to  educate and empower communities in the fight against HIV through music in Shillong  on Wednesday  . hosted ‘ Red Fest – The North East Multimedia CampaignThe three-day event Red Fest was attended by over 2500 participants including senior officials from various departments at the state level, youth, community members, development partners, civil society organizations and other stakeholders.

8 Delhi government launches Sugamya Sahayak Yojana

Delhi Government  has   started Sugamya Sahayak Yojana . Under this scheme,  the eligible disabled person  will receive various assistive devices like artificial limbs, tricycle, motorized tricycle etc. Apart from this, wheelchairs, hearing aids, Braille kits and smartphones for the visually impaired and ADL kits for leprosy patients will be made available. Delhi government has signed an MoU with public sector company Alimco for a period of five years. The benefit of this scheme will be available only to those people who are residents of National Capital Territory of Delhi and the annual income limit of the family should not exceed eight lakhs.

9 Discussion 2023: 5G Hackathon

Telecom Center of Excellence (TCoE) of   SRI unit   of DoT  , India   in collaboration with Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has organized  5G Hackathon Vimarsh 2023.  organized theThe objective of this hackathon is to address important issues and find innovative solutions for law enforcement agencies to tackle the challenges faced by them and promote innovation in the sector.

10 US-India cyber security initiative launched for the first time

US Consulate  launches   first cyber security initiative with the help of Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA)   to strengthen  IT connections between  India and US   launchedThe initiative aims to unite top cyber security experts globally to create employment and develop cutting-edge solutions. This information was given by American Consul General Mike Hankey. Hankey attended the MCCIA Pune Business International Business Summit on Monday.

11 UAE removed from FATF gray list

Less than two years after being demoted to the  grey list ” of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)  , the United Arab Emirates (UAE)  has been removed from the latest list, a step down from the country’s efforts to combat illicit financial activities. indicates significant progress. The Paris-based watchdog acknowledged the strengthening of the UAE’s anti-money laundering and anti-terrorist financing measures, moving the country out of enhanced monitoring.

12 Dr. Aditi Sen Dey receives 2023 GD Birla Award

Physics scientist Aditi Sen Dey  was  announced to be given the ‘Ghanshyamdas Birla Award’ for the year 2023   for her work in the field of  quantum information and computation . ‘Ghanshyamdas Birla Award’ , started in 1991, is   given by  K.K. Birla Foundation Given by

13 Vijay Shekhar Sharma resigns from Paytm Payments Bank board

Paytm  Founder and CEO  Vijay Shekhar Sharma  has resigned from his role as part-time non-executive chairman and board member of Paytm Payments Bank. The move comes amid reconstitution of the bank’s board in response to regulatory concerns and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) directive to close operations by March 15.

14 The Board of Control for Cricket in India placed Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja in A+ grade in the annual contract of the cricket team.

Board of Control for Cricket in India – BCCI  has   released Ishan Kishan and Shreyar Iyer  from their  central contracts . This action   has been taken against both of them for not following the board’s guidelines for playing in Ranji Trophy . Indian captain  Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja  have  been placed in  the A-plus category . This is the highest category of BCCI’s central contract. Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, KL Rahul, Shubman Gill and Hardik Pandeya have been included in the A-category. Surya Kumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant, Kuldeep Yadav, Akshar Patel and Yashasvi Jaiswal have been kept in B-category. Fifteen players including Rinku Singh, Mukesh Kumar, Arshdeep Singh have been included in Grade-C.

15 National Science Day

CV Raman   was born  on 7 November 1888  in  Tamil Nadu . His full name  was Chandrashekhar Venkata Raman  . National Science Day  is celebrated every year   on  28 February in India. This day   is celebrated in honor of the discovery of the phenomenon of photon scattering by scientist Chandrashekhar Venkata Raman. However, later this theory was named ‘ Raman effect ‘ after him. Dr. Raman  discovered this theory in 1928  , for which he  was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1930  . This year the theme for National Science Day has been chosen as “ Indigenous Technology for Developed India ”.