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Daily News Digest:11 June 2021

One Liners of the Day, 11 June 2021

AISHE-2020

Recently, the Union Education Minister announced the release of the report of All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) 2019-20. It provides key performance indicators on the current status of Higher education in the country.

Total Enrolment in Higher Education stands at 3.85 crore in 2019-20 as compared to 3.74 crore in 2018-19, registering a growth of 11.36 lakh (3.04 %).

INTERNATIONAL LEVEL CROSSING AWARENESS DAY OBSERVED

On June 10, International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) is observed by “South-Central Railway (SCR)”, every year. It is a worldwide initiative to improve awareness of level crossing safety.

FACEBOOK APPOINTS SPOORTHI PRIYA AS GRIEVANCE OFFICER FOR INDIA

Facebook has named Spoorthi Priya as its grievance officer for India.

ONLINE NOMINATIONS INVITED FOR PADMA AWARDS

Padma Awards, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri, are amongst the highest civilian awards of the country. Padma Awards are announced annually on the Republic Day (26th January).

Padma Vibhushan is highest in the hierarchy of Padma Awards followed by Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. The award seeks to recognize ‘work of distinction’ and is given for distinguished and exceptional achievements/service in all fields/disciplines, such as, Art, Literature and Education, Sports, Medicine, Social Work, Science and Engineering, Public Affairs, Civil Service, Trade and Industry etc.

JUSTICE SANJAY YADAV APPOINTED AS CHIEF JUSTICE OF ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT

The President of India has appointed Shri Sanjay Yadav, Judge of the Allahabad High Court, to be the Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court with effect.

President of India, in exercise of the power conferred by clause (1) of Article 217 of the Constitution of India.

TILLOTAMA SHOME WINS BEST ACTOR AWARD : UK ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

Indian actress Tillotama Shome won the Best Actor award at the 2021 UK Asian Film Festival (UKAFF). She won the award for her role in the film Raahgir: The Wayfarers. The film has been directed by Goutam Ghose.

Also, filmmaker Goutam Ghose has also won the Best Director award at the UKAFF.

FERRARI APPOINTS BENEDETTO VIGNA AS NEW COMPANY CEO

Ferrari has named Benedetto Vigna as the company’s CEO. He currently serves as the president of STMicroelectronics’ Analog, MEMS and Sensor Group.

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