26th November: The Constitution Day of India

India celebrated the 69th anniversary of the adoption of Constitution on 26th November this year. The Constitution Day is celebrated on November 26 every year.
The drafting of the Constitution was finally complete on 26th November 1949. But, in honourof Purna Swaraj (already celebrated on January 26, 1930), our leaders decided to wait for 2 more months and enforce it on January 26, 1950.Therefore, it was legally enforced after two months on 26th January, 1950, known as the Republic Day. Due to the seminal role in the framing of the Indian Constitution, Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar is popularly known as the chief architect of the Indian Constitution.

Mary Kom creates history,wins Sixth World Championship Title:

The magnificent boxer Mary Kom struck her record 6th Gold medal at the World Boxing Championship as she defeated Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota via a 5-0 unanimous decision. This Manipur boxer became the most successful boxer in the history of World Championship.

Andhra Tops in Employability Rate: India Skills Report 2019

Andhra Pradesh hits top among the list of states in employability followed by Rajasthan and Haryana.The employability levels of B.Tech /B.E have increased across all the sectors. However, the employability levels of MBA and polytechnic still stand low. This survey was conducted jointly by Wheebox, People Strong and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

India To Host 50th Union World Conference On Lung Health In 2019

The 50th Union World Conference on Lung Health will be held in Hyderabad next year. The International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease said that the conference on the topic “Ending the Emergency: Science, Leadership, Action” will be held from October 30th to November 2nd, 2019. It will focus on what measures and attempts are needed in controlling Tuberculosis (T). Though, being a preventable and curable disease, it is killing people more than HIV/AIDS and is the world’s most infectious disease.

Shakti : India’s First Indigenous Microprocessor Created By IIT-Madras

‘Shakti’ is India’s first microprocessor. The Indian Institute of Technology Madras has designed and booted up ‘Shakti’, which can be used for wireless and networking systems, as well as mobile computing. The concept to design the chip was germinated in 2011. In 2017, the project gained speed with about 11 crore rupees funding from the Indian government. Shakti processors are adopted by strategic sectors such as defense, nuclear power installations, government agencies and departments.

World’s largest airport in Istanbul.

Turkey opens world’s largest airport in Istanbul. This gigantic airport is on the shores of the Black Sea. It contains 6 runways and is spread in 76.5 million square meters area. It will boast an annual capacity of 90 million passengers during its first years of service. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Monday inaugurated the world’s largest airport, a sprawling complex of terminals and runways spread out across a set of former coal mines on a plot of land larger than New York’s Manhattan Island.

India’s first cable-stayed signature bridge.

The signature bridge is projected as the India’s first asymmetrical cable-stayed bridge, with the gesture “NAMASTE. It spans the Yamuna River at Wazirabad section, connecting Wazirabad to East Delhi. It gives a panoramic view of the city from the top of the bridge. Visitors will be taken in four elevators with a total capacity of 50 people to a 154 meter high glass box on the top of the bridge to provide them a bird’s-eye view of the city. It is opens for public from November 5, 2018.

1st WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health Held in Geneva.

The First WHO Global Conference on Air Pollution and Health held on 30th October -1st November took place at WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. The conference also advanced collaborations between WHO and sister UN agencies. The main agenda of the conference is to combat one of the world’s most significant causes of premature death. Air pollution in most cities exceeds recommended WHO Air Quality levels and household air pollution is a leading killer in poor rural and urban homes.

INS Viraat To Become A Floating Museum

The Maharashtra Cabinet has approved the conversion of decommissioned carrier INS Viraat into a floating museum. This project approximately worth 852 crore rupees will be implemented through public-private-partnership (PPP).
The decision has been taken to evoke interest among the school and college students in the marine sector. The Andhra Pradesh government intends to convert the Navy’s warhorse aircraft carrier into a museum and a hotel in the sea, depending on the logistics.