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Friday, November 6, 2020

DAILY GK 5 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK 5 NOV 2020

1. INDIAN RAILWAYS TIES UP WITH ISB

•      Indian Railways (IR) has tied up with Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad to improve its operational efficiency using digital tools such as Artificial Intelligence  (AI) and Data Analytics. Indian School of Business will analyse the data generated by the Indian Railways.

 

2. MEETING OF THE INDIA-UAE

•      India hosted the 8th Meeting of the India-UAE(United Arab Emirates) High Level Joint Task Force on Investments(the Joint Task Force)  virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

•      The meeting was co-chaired by Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry and Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Government of India and His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Executive Council of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

 

3. INDIA-SPONSORED NUCLEAR DISARMAMENT RESOLUTIONS

•      The First Committee of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) also known as the Disarmament and International Security Committee   adopted two India-sponsored resolutions on Nuclear Disarmament which aims to reduce risk of nuclear accidents and calls for prohibition on use of nuclear weapons.

•      The two adopted Resolutions are:

•      i.‘Convention on Prohibition of Use of Nuclear Weapons’.

•      ii.‘Reducing Nuclear Danger’ under ‘Nuclear Weapons’ cluster.

 

4. NPCI LAUNCHES ‘RUPAY FESTIVE CARNIVAL’

•      On October 26, 2020 In order to cheer the customers in a new way this festive season, the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) launched, ‘RuPay Festive Carnival’, a flagship campaign for RuPay users.

•      The RuPay users with this launch can enjoy compelling benefits and attractive discounts on products of various categories.

 

5. BOARD OF INTERNATIONAL DAIRY FEDERATION

•      On November 2, 2020 During the General Assembly of International Dairy Federation (IDF), Dilip Rath, Chairman of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) was unanimously elected to the Board of IDF.

•      Note

•      He is the 2nd Indian to become part of the board of IDF.

•      Dr Amrita Patel, former chairman of NDDB, had become the 1st Indian and 1st women to be elected to the board in December 2010.

 

6. EVIDENCE OF DAIRY PRODUCTION IN IVC

•      The research of archeologists of India and Canada found evidence of dairy production in the Indus Valley Civilization.

•      The research discovered that dairy was produced and processed by the Harappans back in 2500 BCE. The study was carried out on 59 shards of pottery from the archeological site in Kotada Bhadli, Gujarat.

 

7. BOOK -“THE AGE OF PANDEMIC (1817-1920): HOW THEY SHAPED INDIA AND THE WORLD”

•      Chinmay Tumbe’s 2nd book titled “The Age of Pandemic (1817-1920): How they Shaped India And the World” the book argues that the period between 1817 and 1920 as the age of Pandemic which claimed around 70 million lives, with India as the epicentre.

•      The book is published by HarperCollins India and is set to publish in December 2020.

 

8. 400 EV CHARGING STATIONS ACROSS THE STATE

•      The Andhra Pradesh (AP) Government has decided to set up 400 Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations across the state to promote the usage of electric vehicles.

•      The EV stations will be built under the first phase of the “Go Electric” Campaign.

•      The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) launched the ‘Go Electric’ campaign in AP in coordination with APSECM (Andhra Pradesh State Energy Conservation Mission)

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