Current Affairs This Week (19-02-2023)

  • Highest frozen lake marathon.

    India’s first Pangong Tso Lake marathon is about to make 75 athletes run on frozen water. An adventure sports foundation in Ladakh is organising a four-day half marathon of 21 km on the frozen Pangong Tso Lake at a height of 13,862 feet on 20 February. (Source: The Print)
  • Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Satellite
    Qualcomm has unveiled its own satellite messaging features for Android phones. It’s called Snapdragon Satellite, and it will allow devices equipped with the company’s X70 modems to connect to satellites in order to send messages when no cellular signal is available (Source:
  • Lithium discovery in J & K
    The Geological Survey of India has found lithium deposits in Salal village, Reasi district, J & K.As India currently imports all of its Li from Australia and Argentina and 70% of its Li-ion cell requirement from China and Hong Kong, the lithium reserves in J&K could boost the domestic battery-manufacturing industry (Source: The Hindu)
  • World Government Summit
    The World Government Summit is an annual event held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It brings together leaders in government for a global dialogue about governmental process and policies with a focus on the issues of futurism, technology innovation and other topics (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Shivsrushti theme park
    A grand memorial dedicated to the Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The project is aimed at promoting tourism in Maharashtra and will provide a unique opportunity for visitors to learn about the rich culture heritage of the state (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Quote of the week
    There are only two ways of dealing with evil persons or thorns. Crush them under your boot or stay far away from them – Chanakya was an ancient Indian polymath who was active as a teacher, author, strategist, philosopher, economist, jurist, and royal advisor.

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