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DAILY GK: 23 DEC 2020

 DAILY GK: 23 DEC 2020

1. ASIA’S DEEPEST GAS FIELD ‘R-CLUSTER’

      Reliance Industries Limited (RIL), BP (formerly known as The British Petroleum Company plc) have commenced Gas production from Asia’s Deepest Gas Field ‘R-cluster’ situated in the KG-D6 block, Krishna-Godavari basin of the Bay of Bengal (eastern coast of India).

      The gas reserve is located at a water depth of greater than 2, 000 metres, making it the deepest offshore gas field in Asia.

      ‘R-cluster’ is the 1st operational project of the 3 deepwater gas projects that RIL & BP are developing together in the KG-D6 block.

      The other two projects are Satellites Cluster & MJ Field.

 

2. HLC TO COMMEMORATE NETAJI BIRTH ANNIVERSARY

      Government has decided to constitute a High Level Committee (HLC), to be headed by Union Minister Amit Shah, Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), for commemoration of 125th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

      A permanent exhibition and a ‘Light and Sound show’ on Netaji has been planned to be set up at Kolkata at the historic Victoria Memorial building.In 2019, a museum has been set up on Netaji at the Red Fort in New Delhi.

 

3. INDIA-JAPAN SAMVAD CONFERENCE

      PM Narendra Modi virtually addressed the 6th India-Japan SAMVAD Conference.

      During the Address, PM proposed to create a Library in India containing Traditional Buddhist Literature, Scriptures including digital copies from across the world.

      The conference was hosted by Nikkei Inc & Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF).

 

4. INDIA’S 1ST AQUAFARMERS CALL CENTRE

      Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) has launched India’s 1st Call Centre for Aquafarmers at Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh.

      The call centre will handle calls in English & Hindi. Through the Call Centre, MPEDA will address the technical issues, and impart knowledge about efficient farming methods.

      The call centre will primarily cater to the needs of aqua farmers in Andhra Pradesh, as it is responsible for 60% of India’s marine products export basket.

      The headquarters of MPEDA is situated in Kochi, Kerala.

 

5. INTERNATIONAL GITA MAHOTSAV

      The International Gita Mahotsav 2020 commenced in Kurukshetra, haryana.

      Jai Ram Thakur, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister inaugurated the festival.

      The highlight of the day is when 55,000 school students will collectively recite 19 verses from the Bhagavad Gita on the concluding day.

      The international festival is held every year, where about 9,000 students will be from Kurukshetra and the remain will be from the rest of 21 districts in the state.

 

6. ‘LEGION OF MERIT’ TO PM MODI

      US President, Donald Trump conferred the ‘Legion of Merit’ (Degree: Chief Commander) to Prime Minister  Narendra Modi for Advancement of India-US strategic partnership & steadfast leadership and vision for India’s Emergence as a Global power.

      The Honor was also bestowed upon Scott Morrison, Prime Minister of Australia & Former Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe.

      Legion of Merit is conferred to members of the US Military, as well as Military & Political figures of foreign government for meritorious conduct in the performance of outstanding services and achievements.

      The award was presented by US National Security Advisor (NSA), Robert O’Brien to Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Ambassador of India to the United States who received the award on behalf of Narendra Modi.

 

 7. ‘GLOBAL VISIONARY OF SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS AND PEACE’

      The Federation of Indo-Israel Chambers of Commerce (FIICC) honoured Veteran industrialist Ratan Naval(N) Tata(82 years old) with the title of ‘Global Visionary of Sustainable Business and Peace’ for promoting ‘unity, peace and sustainability.

 

8. INDIA RECORDS 60% RISE IN LEOPARD POPULATION

      Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC), Prakash Javadekar released the ‘Status of Leopards in India, 2018’ report.

      The report states that India has recorded a 60% rise in Leopard population across the country and it now has 12, 852 Leopards.

      The states Madhya Pradesh (3, 421), Karnataka (1, 783) & Maharashtra (1, 690) recorded the most number of leopards.

      India had recorded 7, 910 Leopards in 2014.

 

9. NATIONAL MATHEMATICS DAY 2020

      The National Mathematics Day is annually observed across India on 22nd December to mark the birth anniversary of the renowned mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.

      The day aims to create awareness among people about the importance of mathematics.

      The 2020 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize (10000 USD) will be awarded to Shai Evra of Princeton University, United States .

 

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