Page-8 of Current Affairs - November, 2018
Marathon: Roscosmos to venture into Internet of things (IoT) with the launch of new satellite system
Russia’s state space corporation (Roscosmos) has planned to venture into Internet of things (IoT) with launch of new satellite system named ‘Marathon’. The new satellite system will be part of Russia’s Sphere satellite constellation, which will be fully established by 2026. The number of satellites in Marathon system are not revealed yet. The federation’s GLONASS ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Communications satellite • GLONASS • Internet of things • IoT • Iridium satellite constellation • Kepler Communications • Marathon satellite system • Roscosmos • Satellite constellation • Satellite Internet access • Satellite internet constellation • Satellites • Science and Technology • Spacecraft • Starlink • Vladimir Putin
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar unveiled 70-feet tall statue of Lord Buddha at Rajgir in Nalanda district of state. It is second tallest statue of Buddha in the country. Key Facts The statue has been installed above 16 metre radius pedestal in middle of lake Ghora Katora. It has been made from 45,000 cubic foot ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Topics: Bihar • Buddha Statue • Buddhist pilgrimages • India • Lord Buddha • Nalanda • Nalanda district • Nitish Kumar • Places in News • Rajgir • States and union territories of India • Tourism in Bihar
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVAW) is observed every year across the world on 25 November. Observance of this day seeks to raise awareness about violence against women and girls, end violence against women. It also seeks to show that prevention is possible against violence of women. The UN theme for ..
Topics: #HearMeToo • 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence • Culture • EGM: prevention of violence against women and girls • Gender • Gender based Violence • Human behavior • International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women • Mirabal sisters • Orange the World • UNiTE Campaign • United Nations • Violence • Violence against women • Women in International Law
India’s boxing legend Mary Kom won gold medal at World Women’s Boxing Championships held in New Delhi. It was her sixth medal in World Boxing Championships. In the final, she defeated 22-year-old Ukrainian boxer Hana Okhaya of Ukraine. Mary Kom won this medal at age of 35 years. With winning this medal, Mary Kom has ..
Topics: AIBA World Boxing Championships • Asian Games • Bhagyabati Kachari • Boxing • Kavita Goyat • Mary Kom • Mizo people • Persons in News • Sport in India • Sports • Sports Records • Women's boxing • World Boxing Championships
India’s Sameer Verma has won Syed Modi India Grand Prix Gold badminton title 2018 in men’s singles category. In the final match held in Lucknow, he defeated China’s Lu Guangzu by 16-21, 21-19 and 21-14 score. Women’s singles title was won by China’s Han Yue after defeating India’s Saina Nehwal by 21-18, 21-8 score. Syed ..
Topics: Asian Games • B. Sai Praneeth • Badminton • China • Han Yue • Lu Guangzu • Lucknow • Saina Nehwal • Sameer Verma • Sports • Syed Modi • Syed Modi International Badminton • Syed Modi International Badminton Championships • Telugu people