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Daily News Digest:20 October 2021

204th BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF SIR SYED AHMAD KHAN OBSERVED

Syed Ahmad Taqvi bin Syed Muhammad Muttaqi (17 October 1817 - 27 March 1898) was born on 17th October 1817. The year 2021 marks his 204th birth anniversary.

Syed Ahmad Taqvi bin Syed Muhammad Muttaqi was better known as Sir Syed Ahmad Khan (also Sayyid Ahmad Khan). He was an Islamic pragmatist, Islamic reformer, philosopher, and educationist in nineteenth-century British India.

AADHAAR HACKATHON 2021 BY UIDAI

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will host a Hackathon titled "Aadhaar Hackathon 2021". It is an event, generally hosted by a tech company or organization, where programmers get together for a short period of time to partner on a project.

72ND INTER-SERVICES FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

Between 15 - 20 Oct 21, the 72nd Inter-services Football Championship was held at Maharaja Stadium, Kochi. On 20th Oct 21, Rear Admiral Antony George, Chief of Staff, Southern Naval Command was the Chief Guest for the finals and Closing Ceremony. The finals took place between Army Red and Air Force. The championship was won by Indian Air Force.

VALMIKI JAYANTI

Valmiki Jayanti is seen on the birthday of Maharishi Valmiki, the scholar who wrote Ramayana. The day is also known as Pragat Diwas. According to the Hindu lunar calendar, Valmiki Jayanti is celebrated on the full day of the month in the month of Ashwin. This year, Valmiki Jayanti is on October 20.

WEB-BASED PROJECT MONITORING PORTAL LAUNCHED

On 20th October 2021, Raksha Mantri ShriRajnath Singh launched Web Based Project Monitoring Portal (WBPMP)for Military EngineerServices (MES) at New Delhi. It has been developed by Bhaskaracharya National Institute for Space Applications and Geo-informatics (BISAG-G). It will allow real-time monitoring of projects from their inception to completion.

INDIAN ARMY AVIATION GETS CONTROL OF ISRAELI HERON-I UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES (UAV)

The Indian Army Aviation has recently got control of Israeli Heron-I unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in the eastern sector. 

IAI Heron is a medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) developed by the Malat (UAV) division of Israel Aerospace Industries of Israel.

PIYUSH GOYAL INAUGURATED DIFFERENT PROJECTS IN KASHMIR

During his two-day visit to the Pahalgam district in Kashmir, Union Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurated a 250 mm Seer Water Supply Scheme. On October 20, 2021, the two-day visit of the minister concluded, as part of the public outreach programme of the central government.

UGC RECOGNIZED BACHELOR OF SOWA RIGPA MEDICINE AND SURGERY (BSRMS)

University Grants Commission (UGC) has issued a notification recognizing Bachelor of Sowa Rigpa Medicine and Surgery (BSRMS) under the specified Degrees. UGC recognized BSRMS as a new degree under Medicine & Surgery, Ayurveda, Unani, Homeopathy and Health & Allied Sciences, Pharmacy, Paramedical and Nursing.

Sowa Rigpa is a traditional and popular medicinal practice in the Himalayan region.

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