UNESCO’s World Heritage Week
World Heritage Week is celebrated by UNESCO between November 19, 2019 and November 25, 2019. The Objective of celebrating World Heritage Week is to increase awareness among people about safety and preservation of cultural heritages and monuments.

UNICEF Report: India Second largest in Pneumonia deaths
On November 14, 2019, United Nations’ new report on Pneumonia stated that India has the second largest deaths of children under the age of five due to Pneumonia in 2018. Globally more than 800,000 children died due to Pneumonia under the age of 5.

Fact Box: Mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh
Renowned mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh, who came to be known as India’s Einstein, passed away in Patna on 14 November. Born in Bihar, the 74 year old Vashishtha was suffering from a prolonged mental illness schizophrenia from the last 35 yea More..

Nita Ambani elected to board of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art
Educationist, Philanthropist and Businesswoman Nita Ambani has been named the Honorary Trustee of New York City’s The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the largest U.S. art museum. In the museum’s 150-year of history, she is the first Indian Trustee. Her e More..

SC Verdict: CJI Office under RTI act
On November 13, 2019, the Supreme Court upheld the 2010 judgement of Delhi High Court that the RTI (Right To Information) act was applicable to the office of CJI (Chief Justice of India) as well.

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Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019
The birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev ji, the founder of Sikhism and the first Guru of Sikhs, is celebrated every year on Kartik Purnima as Guru Nanak Jayanti or  More..

14th National Health Profile released
The Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare released the 14th National Health Profile (NHP) 2019 on October 30, 2019. The NHP is prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI). It was first published in 2005.


National Symposium on United to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis
On October 30, 2019, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare organized National Symposium on the following theme

Theme: United to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis.


5th International Conference on RoadTech held in New Delhi
The 5th International Conference on Road Tech (Sustainable Roads and Highways) was held in New Delhi. The Conference Agenda was- ‘Smart Use of Available Resources for Green and Sustainable Roads’ The conference was addressed by Union Minister of Stat More..

Three Indian-origin CEOs featured in HBR’s top 10 best-performing CEOs
Three Indian-origin chief executive officers (CEOs) have been featured in ‘The Best-Performing CEOs in World, 2019' list of world’s top 10 best-performing chief executives. The list is compiled by the Harvard Business Review (HBR) and features 100 CE More..

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