Page-30 of GKToday Archives: August, 2017

MK Damodaran, former Advocate General of Kerala, passes away

MK Damodaran (77), the veteran lawyer and former Advocate General of Kerala, has passed away in Kochi, Kerala. He was one of the most popular figures at the Kerala High Court and was well known for defending the Naxalites during ..

The 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo-2017 started in New Delhi

The 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress & Expo-2017 has started in New Delhi from August 21, 2017. The theme of the 3-day annual conference is “Renewable Energy: What Works”, which focuses on new Green Technologies to ensure clean, reliable ..

Telangana government launched an exclusive 24×7 helpline ‘181’ for women

The Telangana government has recently launched an exclusive 24×7 helpline ‘181’ for women welfare. The helpline will respond to calls on dowry harassment cases, stalking, domestic violence, sale of girl child and immoral trafficking. Women with suicidal tendencies or those ..

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Indian-Origin boy Rahul Doshi crowned as UK’s ‘Child Genius’ in a popular television quiz competition

Rahul Doshi (12), an Indian-origin boy, has been crowned as the UK’s ‘Child Genius’ in a popular television quiz competition, after answering all questions correctly. He won the Channel 4 show ‘Child Genius’ by beating his nine-year-old opponent – Ronan ..

Government imposes anti-dumping duty on tempered glass from China

The Union Finance Ministry (Revenue Department) has imposed anti-dumping duty on certain “textured toughened (tempered) glass” imported from China. The duty aims at protecting the domestic industry from cheaper imports. It will be effective for five years. Textured toughened (tempered) ..

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Versius: world’s smallest surgical robot developed by UK scientists

Scientists in the United Kingdom (UK) have developed the world’s smallest surgical robot called Versius. It was developed using low-cost technology used in mobile phones and space industries. The robot can mimic human arm and can be used to carry ..

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