Published on: October 19, 2022

Snippets: 19 October 2022

Snippets: 19 October 2022

  • The http://uslanka.net/tag/gallery Maratha Light Infantry (MLI) of the Indian Army celebrated the 17th post-war reunion by conducting a spectacular commemoration parade involving tryingly personnel from all affiliated units of the Indian Armed forces and Indian Coast Guard at its regimental centre in Belagavi
  • The Indo-Russian joint venture at Korwa in Uttar Pradesh will start manufacturing AK-203 assault rifles by 2022 end
  • 2nd India –Africa Defence Dialogue at the DefExpo 2022 adopted a ‘Gandhinagar declaration’ as outcome document to train defence forces of Africa
  • The K recently issued its first open General Export License in the Indo pacific region to India, shortening delivery timed for defence procurement
  • Defence industry organisations from India and the U.K. have decided to create a new Defence Industry Joint Working Group (JWG) for more effective cooperation
  • About 150 years ago, British colonialists brought batches a single species of the northern giraffe to India, from their other colonial possessions in Africa. They are mostly likely to be Nubian giraffe( Critically endangered) and Rothschild giraffe ( endangered)
  • Sri Lankan author Shehan Karunatilaka won the Booker Prize for his novel, “The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida.”
  • Former Indian cricket team star and member of the 1983 World Cup-winning team Roger Binny was named as the 36th president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
  • Lokesh is appointed as director for Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, C-CAMP incubated startup steps in to control lumpy skin disease in cattle
  • Dr K P Ashwini of Kasaba Kurubarahalli village in the district Kolar has been appointed as a special rapporteur of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC).
  • Bengaluru will host the ‘Wildscreen Festival’, a leading biennial international festival on natural history and wildlife, on October 21 and 22. The festival, which is in its 40th year, is organised by UK-based conservation charity Wildscreen and Bengaluru based wildlife film production and visual arts company Felis Creations.
  • Arachnologists from the Centre for Animal Taxonomy and Ecology (CATE), Christ College, Irinjalakuda in Kerala have discovered six new species of spiders from across the country. The new species of spiders were found from the Garo hills in Meghalaya, the Thar desert of Rajasthan, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Kottappara hills
  • Despite a recommendation to the contrary of R Srinivasa Murthy committee( Reject the idea of merger) , the state government has decided to merge all four state-run road transport corporations “to plug operational losses and increase efficiency”
  • The Embassy of Japan, New Delhi, has filed an application seeking Geographical Indication (GI) tag for nihonshu/Japanese sake, an alcoholic beverage.