Published on: October 18, 2021
SNIPPPETS – 18 OCTOBER 2021
- Thousands of devotees witnessed the Cauvery Theerthodbhava at Talacauvery in Kodagu recently. Theerthodbhava is an annual event during which water gushes out from the spring signalling the birth of the river and is marked with traditional gaiety.
- Heavy rain and landslides are occurring all over southern Kerala. A low pressure system developed in the east-central Arabian Sea on October 14, moved closer to Kerala coast and triggered severe weather.
- Birth Anniversary of Sir Syed Ahmad Khan celebrated recently
- Vidyut Mohan led Takachar’s innovation of India was recognised for its affordable technology to convert crop residues into sellable bio-products was awarded with Prince William’s inaugural Earthshot Prize
- India crowned SAFF champions for 8th time as Sunil Chhetri leads Blue Tigers to 3-0 win over Nepal. The 2021 SAFF Championship is the 13th edition of the competition since its inception in 1993. It is a biennial international men’s football championship and this time hosted in Male, Maldives.
- Every year, the World Food Day is celebrated on October 16. To commemorate World Food Day, the Ministry of Food Processing Industries, under the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme, organised the Food Tech Summit. The Food Tech Summit 2021 aimed at setting the stage for all food-tech stakeholders to impart, discuss and acquaint micro enterprises on the new emerging trends in food processing and technological innovation.
- A Russian actress and a film director returned to Earth on Sunday after spending 12 days on the International Space Station (ISS) shooting scenes for the first movie in orbit.
- An Audio-Visual Song by renowned singer PadmaShri Kailash Kher to promote the vaccination drive across the country, was launched recently