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India ranks 94th among 107 countries
in terms of hunger, and continues to be
in the ‘severe’ hunger category
according to the Global Hunger Index
2020.
● According to the study, 14% of India’s
population is undernourished.
● Last year, India’s GHI rank was 102
out of 117 countries.

India Ranks 94 among 107 Countries Under "Serious" Category- Global Hunger Index 2020 - FoxExclusive

 

Aishwarya Sridhar, a 23-year-old,
Mumbai based girl, has become the
first Indian woman to win the 2020
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
award.
● Her image titled ‘Lights of passion’,
won among 50,000 entries from over
80 countries across the world.

Meet Aishwarya Sridhar, first Indian woman to win Wildlife Photographer of the Year award

Pakistani pace bowler Umar Gul has
announced that he will retire from all forms of
cricket after the end of the ongoing National
T20 Cup, which will end on 18 October 2020.
● The 36-year-old Gul had a cricket career that
spanned twenty years, during which he played
47 Tests, 130 ODIs, 60 T20I and 125 First Class
cricket.

Fast bowler Umar Gul announces retirement from all forms of cricket - DAWN.COM

 

New Zealand voted to award Prime Minister
Jacinda Ardern a second term in office.
● Prime Minister Ardern’s liberal Labour Party won
a historic mandate by securing 49 per cent of the
vote in comparison to the 27 per cent bagged by
its primary challenger

Jacinda Ardern wins second term as New Zealand's prime minister in election landslide

 

New Zealand
• New Zealand is a sovereign island
country in the southwestern Pacific
Ocean.
• The country has two main
landmasses—the North Island (Te
Ika-a-M
āui), and the South Island (Te
Waipounamu)—and around 600
smaller islands.
• Capital : Wellington

• Monarch: Elizabeth II

• Governor-General: Patsy Reddy

• Prime Minister: Jacinda Ardern

• Currency New Zealand dollar

 

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor, Manoj
Sinha has announced that the government is coming
up with a movement called ”My Town My Pride”.
● It aims to provide governance at the doorstep in
urban areas on the pattern of the ‘Back2Village (B2V)’
programme.
● The program has three main objectives — public
outreach in towns, strengthening grassroots
democracy and service delivery at doorsteps

 

Jammu and Kashmir
• Union territory: 31
October 2019
• Number of District : 28
• Lieutenant Governor:
Manoj Sinha
• High court: Jammu
and Kashmir High
Court
• Chief Justice: Gita
Mittal

 

The Supreme Court has appointed Justice (retd) Madan B Lokur, a
former judge of the apex court, as a one-man monitoring
committee to prevent stubble burning in the states of Punjab,
Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
● These states are known as the main source of pollution in Delhinational capital region (NCR). ● The new committee will monitor the stubble burning and take
preventive steps.
● The panel shall submit its report on stubble burning within 15 days
to the apex court.

5 lessons from Punjab's failed drive to curb stubble burning - punjab - Hindustan Times

 

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Nobel Prize-2019-2020

Nobel Prize is given at an international level which is administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. It is awarded for outstanding contributions in several categories including chemistry, literature, peace, physics, physiology or medicine and economic sciences. The will of Swedish scientist Alfred Nobel established five Nobel prizes in 1895. The prizes in Chemistry, Literature, Peace, Physics, and Physiology or Medicine were first awarded in 1901.

Do you know who is a Nobel Prize Laureate?

A person or organisation who is awarded the Nobel Prize is known as Nobel Laureate. The word “laureate” refers as a laurel wreath. In ancient Greece, it refers to a sign of honour.

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates 2020

Nobel Laureates Field Contribution
Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice Medicine Discovered Hepatitis C virus
Roger Penrose Physics Discovered that black hole formation is a robust prediction of the general theory of relativity
Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez Discovered supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy
Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna Chemistry Discovered the method for genome editing
Louise Glück Literature For her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal
World Food Programme (WFP) Peace For its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict.
Paul R. Milgrom, Robert B. Wilson

Economic Sciences For improvements to auction theory and inventions of new auction formats.

Nobel Prizes and Laureates 2019

Nobel Laureates Field Contribution
William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza Physiology or Medicine Discovered how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.
James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz Physics James Peebles: theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology

And

Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz discovered an exoplanet orbiting a solar-type star.

John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino Chemistry Discovered the development of lithium-ion batteries.
Peter Handke Literature Discovered an influential work that with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of human experience.
Abiy Ahmed Ali Peace For his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer Economic Sciences For their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.

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