Current Affairs This Week (05-06-2022)

  • Arun Yogira

    Mysore-based sculptor Arun Yogiraj has been roped in for creating the statue of Subhas Chandra Bose to be installed at India Gate. Yogiraj is the man behind the 12-foot statue of Adi Shankaracharya at Kedarnath(Source: The Indian Express)

  • PM Shri Schools
    The Central government is going to establish “PM Shri schools” which aim to prepare students for the future and will be a laboratory for new National Education Policy (NEP). (Source: The Print.in)
  • ACB 14400
    Andhra Pradesh government launches ‘ACB 14400’ app to report corrupt officials with proof. Earlier, people could file a complaint via the toll-free number, 14400, but they were less likely to submit evidence with it. (Source: The New Indian Express)
  • Param Ananta
    The government has deployed an indigenously developed Param Ananta supercomputer under National Supercomputing Mission (NSM) with 838 teraflops computing power capacity at IIT Gandhinagar. The high power supercomputer can process 838 lakh crore calculations per second. (Source: The Financial Express)
  • Ol Chiki
    The Ol Chiki script was created in 1925 by Pandit Raghunath Murmu for the Santali language, and publicized first in 1939 at a Mayurbhanj State exhibition. Purulia professor Sripati Tudu transcribed the Indian Constitution into Ol Chiki. (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Quote of the week
    Peace begins with a smile – Mother Mary Teresa Bojaxhiu MC, honoured in the Catholic Church as Saint Teresa of Calcutta, was an Albanian-Indian Roman Catholic nun and missionary. She was born in Skopje, then part of the Kosovo Vilayet of the Ottoman Empire (Source: Wikipedia)

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