Current Affairs This Week (26-03-2023)

  • ISRO’s LVM3

    ISRO’s heaviest rocket LVM3 carrying 36 satellites belonging to UK-based OneWeb Group lifted off from Sriharikota (Source: The Hindu)
  • Salima Tete
    National women’s hockey team midfielder Salima Tete was on Thursday appointed the AHF Athletes Ambassador from India for a term of two years, starting March 25. Tete accepted the certificate and the position during the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Congress in Mungyeong, Korea. (Source: The Indian Express)
  • DigiClaim
    Union Minister of Agriculture launched the National Crop Insurance Portal’s digitized claim settlement module ‘DigiClaim’ under the ambit of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY). With the launch of the module, claims will be disbursed electronically, which will benefit the respective farmers of six states (Source: The Print)
  • NGT slaps ₹10 crore penalty on Kerala government
    The Principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal in New Delhi has slapped a penalty of ₹10 crore on the Kerala government for its failure to check the indiscriminate pollution of the Vembanad and Ashtamudi lakes, listed as Ramsar sites. (Source: The Hindu)
  • Gordon Moore
    Gordon Earle Moore (January 3, 1929 – March 24, 2023) was an American businessman, engineer, and the co-founder and emeritus chairman of Intel Corporation. He proposed Moore’s law, the observation that the number of transistors in an integrated circuit (IC) doubles about every two years (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Quote of the week
    The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life. – Confucius was a Chinese philosopher and politician of the Spring and Autumn period who is traditionally considered the paragon of Chinese sages

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