Odisha tops state ranking for implementation of National Food Security Act 2022
Odisha has topped in the state ranking for implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) through ration shops, followed by Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal released the ‘State Ranking Index for NFSA’ 2022 during a conference of state food ministers on food and nutrition security in India.
Elorda Cup: Boxers Alfiya Pathan and Gitika clinch Gold medals
Reigning Youth World Boxing champions Alfiya Pathan and Gitika have won gold medals at the Elorda Cup in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. Two other Indian female boxers Kalaivani Srinivasan and Jamuna Boro signed off with silver medals.
IAF Father-daughter team of fighter pilots makes history
Father and daughter pair Flying Officer Ananya Sharma, who was commissioned as a fighter pilot in December 2021, and Air Commodore Sanjay Sharma, an experienced fighter pilot in the Indian Air Force (IAF), made aviation history by flying in the same jet formation. At Air Force Station, Bidar, they flew in the same formation of Hawk-132 Advanced Jet Trainers (AJT).
Uttar Pradesh Mango Mahotsav-2022
Uttar Pradesh Mango Mahotsav-2022 is being held in lucknow, from July 4 to July 7. during the event, a “Mega cluster of Mangoes” was also inaugurated. Union Government gave its approval for the Mega cluster of Mangoes and will spend Rs 100 crore in next five year on it. Mangoes from the Mega Mango Cluster will be tagged as “Kakori Brand”. This was announced while inaugurating “Uttar Pradesh Mango Mahotsav-2022” in Lucknow.
Aviva India appoints Asit Rath as new CEO and MD
Aviva India has appointed Asit Rath as chief executive officer and managing director. Rath will succeed Amit Malik who is leaving the business after 10 years. The appointment will come into effect on July 11. Currently the CEO of Prudential Myanmar Life Insurance, Rath comes with 22 years of banking and insurance experience in India and Myanmar and has strong distribution experience with ICICI Bank and ICICI Prudential Life in India.
DRDO conducted successfully tests out Autonomous Aircraft’s Maiden Take-Off
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully carried out the Maiden flight of Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator from Aeronautical Test Range at Chitradurga in Karnataka. The flight operated in a fully autonomous mode. The aircraft exhibited a perfect flight, including take-off, way point navigation and a smooth touchdown.
Large Hadron Collider (LHC)
The Large Hadron Collider (LHC), world’s most powerful particle collider, started smashing protons into each other, at levels of energy that did not exist before. Now, scientists will record and analyse the data. It is likely to throw up evidence of physics beyond the Standard Model of Particle Physics. It will explain, how the basic building blocks of matter interact, and governed by four fundamental forces.