Stay updated with the latest current affairs happening around the world. Here are some highlights from April 26, 2023
Oscars 2024 Dates Announced.
The 96th Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, has been scheduled to take place on March 10, 2024. The event will be hosted at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, just like the previous year. The Oscars is a prestigious ceremony that honours the best talents in the film and animation industries worldwide.
ICC World Test Championship 2023 List
The governing body of cricket, the International Cricket Council (ICC), has announced the 15-player team for the upcoming ICC World Test Championship finals. The final match will take place between June 7 to 11, 2023, with June 12 as the reserve day. Rohit Sharma will lead the squad, and KS Bharat will be the wicketkeeper.
Operation Kaveri Saves Lives of Hundreds
Operation Kaveri, named after the holy river Kaveri in India, successfully rescued around 500 Indians from the recent turbulence in Sudan. The mission is a significant success and a proud moment for India.
First Indian Village Declared in Uttarakhand
The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has erected a signboard that reads “First Indian Village” in Mana border village, located in Uttarakhand. The village is situated in the Himalayas and shares a border with China. Previously known as the last village, the locals of this place belong to the Bhotia ethnicity and live in artistically carved huts and cottages. The village is renowned for its sheep wool clothes and materials.
Biodiesel Project to be Initiated Soon in Ayodhya City
Belgium-based Vito company is set to launch a biodiesel project in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh. The project aims to produce biodiesel from waste and promote sustainable development. Ayodhya has been chosen for the pilot project as the number of devotees is expected to increase rapidly after the opening of the Ram Mandir gates next year.