California Current Affairs, GK & News

California Wildfires: Thousands of people evacuated to avoid unavoidable circumstances

California has been battling against massive wildfires which broke out last week. Nearly 771,000 acres of land and 100 homes have reportedly been destroyed by the wildfires. Considering the impact the authorities had issued evacuation orders for hundreds of thousands of people. What are the possible causes of California wildfire? Combination of factors like climate ..

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Death Valley in Southern California witnessed its hottest temperature in more than a century

Furnace Creek of the Death Valley in the Southern California desert recorded its highest air temperature on Earth since July of 1913. The Weather Prediction Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration measured 54.4 degrees Celsius temperature in that area. However, the verification of the recorded temperature is yet not confirmed by the concerned ..

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

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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Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards presented on 19th January

Honoring the best achievements in the film and television industry, the 26th edition of the annual Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards was presented on Sunday, 19th January 2020 in Los Angeles, California. The ‘Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a motion picture’ was won by Renée Zellweger for featuring in the movie titled ‘Judy’, ..

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Sundar Pichai promoted as Alphabet CEO after Larry Page, Sergey Brin step down

Sundar Pichai, chief executive officer(CEO) of Google LLC was named and promoted as the new CEO of Alphabet Inc on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019. Google is the largest subsidiary of California based Alphabet Inc. The alphabet was founded on 2nd October 2015 through a corporate restructuring of Google with the aim to make the business ..

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