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Thursday, February 27, 2020

DAILY GK 21 FEB 2020

DAILY GK 21 FEB 2020
1.    Nature Ranking Index 2020
ü Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) ranked first in the Nature Ranking Index 2020. All the institutions are ranked on the basis of total research output from december 01, 2018 to 30th November , 2019.

2.    EY Entrepreneur of the Year award for 2019
ü Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Chairperson and Managing Director (MD) of Bengaluru based biopharmaceutical company Biocon, won Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the year 2019 at the 21st edition of the awards held in New Delhi, India.

3.    ESPN Multi-Sport Annual Awards 2019
ü PV Sindhu & Saurabh Chaudhary  declared as ‘Sportsperson of the year’ 2019 female & male. PV Sindhu received this ‘Sportsperson of the year’(Female) award for the third consecutive time. Dutee Chand was named as the first winner of the ESPN India courage award.

4.    Dhanlaxmi Bank New MD & CEO
ü RBI appointed Sunil Gurbaxani as MD and CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank for a period of 3 years. Sunil was the successor of T.Latha.

5.    Left arm Indian spinner Pragyan Ojha announced retirement from all forms of cricket

6.    Inventor of Copy-Cut-Paste passed away
ü Lawrence Tesler known as Larry Tesler was an American computer scientist who worked in the field of human–computer interaction and also the Inventor of Copy-Cut-Paste functions for computers in 1973 has passed away at the age of 74.

7.    International Mother Language Day (IMLD) -Feb 21, 2020
ü Theme: “Languages without Border”.
ü Also MHRD celebrated ‘Matribhasha Diwas’ on feb 21, 2020.Theme: “Celebrating our Multilingual Heritage”.



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