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Daily News Digest:02 May 2021

OPERATION SAMUDRA SETU-II LAUNCHED

Indian Navy has launched Operation Samudra Setu-II. Seven Indian Naval ships namely Kolkata, Kochi,  Talwar, Tabar, Trikand, Jalashwa and Airavat have been deployed to ship liquid medical oxygen-filled cryogenic containers and associated medical equipment from various countries.

YUDHVIR MEMORIAL AWARD CONFERRED

‘Yudhvir Memorial Award’ was presented  to Hyderabad-based gynaecologist, Dr Evita Fernandez. The award was conferred  for her 'selfless and compassionate' work in the field of maternal healthcare and contribution to the empowerment of women'.

400TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GURU TEGH BAHADUR

The 400th Prakash Purab of Guru Tegh Bahadur (birth anniversary), the 9th Sikh Guru was recently celebrated.

“ORDER OF RISING SUN” AWARD TO SHYAMALA GANESH

Recently, the Japanese Government awarded the “Order of Rising Sun” to a Bengaluru based Japanese teacher, Shyamala Ganesh.

The award was conferred for the spread of the Japanese language and culture in Karnataka. Shyamala Ganesh was the former director of the Japanese Language School.

WORLD LARGEST AIRPLANE TESTED

Recently, the World largest aeroplane built by Stratolaunch completed its 2nd test flight. It has wingspan of 385 feet (117 meters). It can be used to launch satellites. It is carbon-composite. It can carry a 550,000 lb (250 t) payload. It is powered by six engines on a twin fuselage.

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400TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GURU TEGH BAHADUR

400TH BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF GURU TEGH BAHADUR Context The 400th Prakash Purab of Guru Tegh Bahadur (birth anniversary), the 9th Sikh Guru was recently celebrated. Details About Guru Tegh Bahadur He ...

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YUDHVIR MEMORIAL AWARD CONFERRED

YUDHVIR MEMORIAL AWARD CONFERRED Context Recently, ‘Yudhvir Memorial Award’ was presented  to Hyderabad-based gynaecologist, Dr Evita Fernandez. Details The award was conferred&nbs ...

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OPERATION SAMUDRA SETU-II LAUNCHED

OPERATION SAMUDRA SETU-II  LAUNCHED Context Indian Navy has launched Operation Samudra Setu-II. Details It aims to augment the ongoing national mission Oxygen Express. Warships deployed will ...

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