Current Affairs – October, 2019

MIT researchers develop new technology to remove CO2 from air

Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), United States (US) have developed a new technology to capture carbon dioxide (CO2) from a stream of air, virtually at any concentration level. This is a new advance that may pave the way for new strategies to reduce atmospheric greenhouse gas (GHG) levels. The study by researchers was Read More…

PM Modi to attend Ekta Diwas parade

PM Modi is to pay tribute to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhai Patel on October 31, 2019. The event is to be conducted at the Statue of Unity, Kevadiya. PM will also participate at the Ekta Diwas Parade and interact with the Civil Service probationers attending the first foundation civil service course, Aarambh. Read More…

Three Indian-origin CEOs featured in HBR’s top 10 best-performing CEOs

Three Indian-origin chief executive officers (CEOs) have been featured in ‘The Best-Performing CEOs in World, 2019′ list of world’s top 10 best-performing chief executives. The list is compiled by the Harvard Business Review (HBR) and features 100 CEOs. Key Highlights of List The list has been topped by American technology company NVIDIA’s CEO Jensen Huang. Read More…

India to participate in 2020 Olympics

India is scheduled to participate in Olympics 2020 that is to be conducted in Tokyo between 24 July 2020 and 9 August 2020. Indian athlete made their official debut in 1900 Olympics that was held in Paris. However, they appeared continuously in every edition since 1920. Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, shot putter Inderjeet Singh were Read More…

October 29: Odisha Disaster Preparedness Day 

Odisha Disaster Preparedness Day and National Day for Disaster Reduction is observed every year on 29 October to commemorate destruction brought by Super Cyclone 1999 and to prepare ourselves for future disasters. Key Highlights Theme of Odisha Disaster Preparedness Day for year 2019- ‘Empowering Community for Disaster Resilience’. To mark the occasion of Odisha Disaster Read More…