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September 15: National Engineer’s Day

The National Engineer’s Day is observed every year on September 15 every year to recognize and pay tribute to achievements of Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. Who was Sir M Visvesvaraya? Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was born on September 15, 1861 in Karnataka. He is noted for setting up Mysore Soap Factory, Bangalore Agricultural University, State Bank of Mysore, ..

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Advocate Mukul Rohatgi reappointed as Attorney General for India

Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi is set to become the Attorney General for India for the second time. Key facts Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi is set take up the post of the top law officer in India from October 1. The tenure of the current Attorney General K.K. Venugopal will end on September 30 and he ..

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Dr Renee Wegrzyn appointed as the director of ARPA-H

The US President Joe Biden appointed Dr Renee Wegrzyn as the inaugural director of the ARPA-H (Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health) and detailed her role during his speech on the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s moonshot speech in Rice University Key facts Dr Renee Wegrzyn, a biologist and former government scientist, was ..

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Kibithu military garrison named after Gen Bipin Rawat

A military station and a major road near the Lohit Valley on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China were recently named after the country’s first CDS General Bipin Rawat. Key Points Kibithu is a small village on the banks of the Lohit Valley in the eastern part of India. Kibithu is considered an ..

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will propose the appointment of Austria’s Volker Turk as the next High Commissioner for Human Rights. He will succeed Michelle Bachelet of Chile, whose term ended on August 31. Highlights Traditionally, the UN chief consults with the permanent members of the UN Security Council – China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom ..

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Fortune India Rich List 2022

Asia’s richest man Gautam Adani has surpassed Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to become the third richest person in the world, according to Forbes’ real-time billionaires list. Highlights Few days back Gautam Adani became the richest person in Asia. Then he left behind Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. After this, his dominance in the list of ..

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