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  • Top 10 Indian states where the average life expectancy is highest [19 Jul 2019]

    RBI released its 2019 Handbook of Statistics on Indian States that includes data on life expectancy. It reveals a massive gap between the top states compared to the bottom ranks. The average life expectancy in India is far lower than countries such as Bangladesh and Cambodia.

    Top 10 Indian States are:

    1. Kerala: Average life expectancy - 75.1 years; Male life expectancy – 72.2 years; Female life expectancy – 79.9 years.
    2. Jammu & Kashmir: Average life expectancy - 73.5 years; Male life expectancy – 71.6 years; Female life expectancy – 76.2 years.
    3. Punjab: Average life expectancy - 72.5 years; Male life expectancy – 71 years; Female life expectancy – 74.2 years.
    4. Himachal Pradesh: Average life expectancy - 72.3 years; Male life expectancy – 69.4 years; Female life expectancy – 75.5 years
    5. Maharashtra: Average life expectancy - 72.2 years; Male life expectancy – 70.8 years; Female life expectancy – 73.7 years.
    6. Uttarakhand: Average life expectancy - 71.5 years; Male life expectancy – 68.5 years; Female life expectancy – 74.8 years.
    7. Tamil Nadu: Average life expectancy - 71.4 years; Male life expectancy – 68.5 years; Female life expectancy – 74.8 years.
    8. West Bengal: Average life expectancy - 70.8 years; Male life expectancy – 69.8 years; Female life expectancy – 71.9 years.
    9. Andhra Pradesh: Average life expectancy - 69.6 years; Male life expectancy – 68 years; Female life expectancy – 71.4 years.
    10. Gujarat: Average life expectancy- 69.5 years; Male life expectancy – 67.4 years; Female life expectancy – 71.8 years.
  • Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in epic Wimbledon final [15 Jul 2019]

    Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in epic Wimbledon final to win 16th Grand Slam title. Victory took the 32-year-old Serbian level with Bjorn Borg in fourth place on the all-time list of men’s winners at Wimbledon and increased his Grand Slam tally to 16.

  • England win maiden World Cup title [15 Jul 2019]

    England are crowned world champions for the first time. New Zealand tied England’s score of 15 in the super over but England were crowned champions as they had hit six more boundaries than the Kiwis during regulation play of 50 overs. As a result, according to the ICC rules, England were crowned champions even though the scores were level after the super over. Ben Stokes has been given the man of the match award in the final.

  • SBI’s Anshula Kant appointed MD and CFO of World Bank [13 Jul 2019]

    Anshula Kant, managing director of the State Bank Of India, has been appointed as managing director and chief financial officer of the World Bank. As Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Kant will be responsible for financial and risk management of the World Bank Group, reporting to the President.

  • Dutee Chand wins historic 100-metre gold in Naples [10 Jul 2019]

    Dutee Chand won the gold medal in the women's 100-metre sprint at the 30th Summer University Games in Naples. This is the first time an Indian has won a 100-metre gold at a global event.

  • Mirabai Chanu wins gold at Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championship [09 Jul 2019]

    Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 191kg (84kg + 107kg) in women's 49 kg to win the gold in the Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championship.

  • National recrod holder Muhammed Anas wins 200m gold in Poland [08 Jul 2019]

    National record holder Muhammed Anas won the gold in men's 200m race at the Kutno Athletics Meet in Poland. Anas clocked 21.18 seconds to win the race while Noah Tom took the silver in 21.66 seconds.

  • India gets its 38th WORLD UNESCO World HERITAGE SITE as Pink City Jaipur [06 Jul 2019]

    India’s nomination of the Jaipur City, Rajasthan got inscribed on the World Heritage List of UNESCO during the 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee held at Baku, Azerbaijan. The nomination of Jaipur City has successfully been done by complying with the various UNESCO guidelines of 2017. With Successful inscription of Jaipur City, India has 38 world heritage sites , that include 30 Cultural properties, 7 Natural properties and 1 mixed site.

  • New Space India Ltd. incorporated as a new commercial arm of Dept of Space [05 Jul 2019]

    Presenting the General Budget 2019-20 in the Parliament, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman said that a Public Sector Enterprise viz. New Space India Limited (NSIL) has been incorporated as a new commercial arm of Department of Space to tap the benefits of the Research & Development carried out by ISRO. The Company will spearhead commercialization of various space products including production of launch vehicles, transfer to technologies and marketing of space products.

  • Rs 3000 crore allocated for Ministry of DoNER in General Budget 2019-20 [05 Jul 2019]

    The Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget 2019-20 in Parliament here. The Budget Estimates for Ministry of Development of North Easter Region for FY 2019-20 is Rs 3,000 crore as compared to the RE of Rs 2629 crore in FY 2018-19.

French Open Tennis 2019

French Open - Mens Single WinnerThe incredible Rafael Nadal extended his record-breaking reign at Roland-Garros by winning a 12th men's singles title with a 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 victory over Dominic Thiem in the final. French Open - Womens Single WinnerAshleigh Barty became Australia's first singles ...

G20 Osaka Summit 2019

Osaka is the biggest city in the western Japan where G20 Summit Meeting 2019 was held. It is known as a city of craftmanship and manufacturing prowess, and is home to small and medium sized enterprises. G20 Participating members ArgentinaAustraliaBrazilCanadaChinaFranceGermanyIndiaIndonesiaItalyJapa ...

G20 Summit

What is the G20 Summit?The participants are leaders from 19 countries and the Europian Union (EU). The 19 countries are Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Republic of Korea, Republic of South Africa, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Uni ...

Bharatiya Gyanpith Awards (Jnanpith Award)

On 22nd May, 1961, the fiftieth birthday of Sahu Shanti Prasad Jain, the founder of the Bharatiya Jnanpith, members of his family thought that some unique scheme, commanding national prestige and of international standard, should be started in literary or cultural field. Consequently, when on 16th S ...

First in India (Women)

First Women's UniversityMaharshi Karve starts SNDT University in Pune with five students in 1916.First Woman to hold a Union Cabinet postVijaya Lakshmi PanditFirst Woman governor of Independent IndiaSarojini Naidu, in charge of United Provinces First Woman president of UN General AssemblyVijaya Lak ...

Career Scope in Print Media

Print media are lightweight, portable, disposable publications printed on paper and circulated as physical copies in forms we call books, newspapers, magazines and newsletters. They hold informative and entertaining content that is of general or special interest. They are published either once or da →

United Nations Organization (UNO)

History of United Nation The name "United Nations", coined by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt was first used in the Declaration by United Nations of 1 January 1942. In 1945, representatives of 50 countries met in San Francisco at the United Nations Conference on International Organiza →

What is Bitcoin?

In 2009, an unknown programmer by the name of Satoshi Nakamoto put forward a whitepaper that proposed a creation of new form of digital currency - cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency functions the same way as regular currencies do in that its used as a means of exchange, unit of account and a store of va →

Medical Council of India (MCI)

Headquarter: New Delhi Function of the Organization: The Medical Council of India was established in 1934 under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1933, now repealed, with the main function of establishing uniform standards of higher qualifications in medicine and recognition of medical qualifications →