Bengaluru: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Global Smart City Index: Indian cities slip; Singapore tops

Published: September 18, 2020

On September 17, 2020, the Institute for Management Development along with Singapore University released the Smart City index for the year 2020. The report says that the Indian cities declined in their technological updates. Key highlights According to the report Indian cities slipped in their rankings. Hyderabad was at 85th position. The city was at ..

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Housing Sales Hit in the First Half of 2020, NCR Affected the Most

Published: July 17, 2020

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic hitting the country hard in 2020, housing sales across the major cities of India have been affected a lot with a decline of 54 per cent to 59538 units during the First Half of 2020. During the same period in the last year, over 1.29 lakh units were sold across ..

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World’s First Yoga University outside India, Vivekananda Yoga University launched in Los Angeles

Published: June 25, 2020

The world’s first Yoga University outside India was launched on 23rd June 2020 at United State’s Los Angeles city. The Yoga University has been named after Swami Vivekananda. The university will be known by the name- Vivekananda Yoga University.  The University was launched as a part of the commemorations for the 6th International Yoga Day. ..

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Director-General of Supply & Transport Corps of Indian Army unveils renovated Animal Memorial

Published: March 9, 2020

The Director-General of Supply and Transport Corps of the Indian Army recently unveiled the renovated Animal Memorial at Bengaluru. The memorial indicates the contributions and service of mules and horses of the Indian Army, especially during the war in the Himalayas. This animal transport memorial has been extended by two walls, which highlight the role ..

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19th edition of World Productivity Congress to be held in Bangalore

Published: February 29, 2020

The 19th edition of World Productivity Congress (WPC) is scheduled to be held on May 6 to May 8, 2020 at Bangalore, after a gap of 45 years. World Confederation of Productivity Science (WCPS) has been organising this conference since 1969. The Congress was held in India in the year 1974, last time. It will ..

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