Current Affairs This Week (27-12-2020)

  • Kamakhya Temple

    The Kamakhya Temple, also known as Kamrup-Kamakhya temple,is a Sakta temple dedicated to the mother goddess Kamakhya. It is one of the oldest of the 51 Shakti Pithas and is situated on the Nilachal Hill in western part of Guwahati city in Assam, India (Source; Wikipedia)

  • 2020 Indian agriculture reform
    The Indian Farms Reforms of 2020 refer to the agricultural bills passed by the Lok Sabha on 17th September 2020. The bills collectively seek to provide farmers with multiple marketing channels and provide a legal framework for farmers to enter into pre-arranged contracts among other things. (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Arya Rajendran, India’s youngest mayor from Kerala
    The ruling CPI(M) leader and a 21-year-old graduation student Arya Rajendran is all set to become the youngest mayor ever in India after she won the Thiruvananthapuram local body polls from the Mudavanmughal ward of the city Corporation.ocal body polls from the Mudavanmughal ward of the city Corporation. (Source: India TV)
  • China’s Chang’e-5 mission

    Chang’e-5 mission has returned to Earth with the cargo of rock and “soil” it picked up off the Moon. A capsule carrying the materials landed in Inner Mongolia. It’s more than 40 years since the American Apollo and Soviet Luna missions brought their samples home (Source: bbc.com)

  • Sunil Kothari
    Eminent dance scholar and critic Sunil Kothari, 87, passed away on Sunday in a private hospital. He received Padma Shri award in 2001. He also received Sangeet Natak Akademi award in 1995 for overall contribution to the Indian classical dance. He was also former Uday Shankar Professor at Ravindra Bharti University, Kolkata (Source: The Hindu).
  • Quote of the week
    The strongest of all warriors are these two, Time and Patience – Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.

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