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Today’s Daily Current Affairs in Hindi & English PDF | 29th May 2023
1.1. Mission LiFE: Promoting Sustainable Lifestyle & Yoga Adoption | Beach Clean-up & Plastic Pollution Awareness
Mass mobilization of Mission LiFE is underway across India to promote sustainable lifestyle and practices. The Zoological Survey of India in Hyderabad participated in the “Countdown to Yoga Day” program, urging people to adopt yoga for a healthy lifestyle. The National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management conducted a beach clean-up event and awareness drive in Mahabalipuram, emphasizing the need to address plastic pollution and promote responsible tourism. The event raised awareness about the impact of litter on marine ecosystems and highlighted the importance of reducing, reusing, and recycling waste. Participants took the LiFE pledge to protect the environment, and educational materials were displayed during the event.
1.2 Winners of Solar Decathlon India Design Challenge 2022-2023 Announced: Promoting Net-Zero Future Proof Buildings
The winners of the Solar Decathlon India Design Challenge for Net-Zero Future Proof Building 2022-2023 were announced. Twelve teams from various academic institutions won awards in different categories. The competition involved student teams presenting net-zero solutions for 36 real building projects. Team V⁰ from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, won the Grand Prize. The event also featured an internship fair and aimed to promote innovative and sustainable solutions for the building sector in India. The Council of Architecture signed a partnership agreement to expand the impact of Solar Decathlon India. The challenge ran for nine months and was conducted as a carbon-neutral event.
1.3 Bharat Sanskriti Yatra: A Celebration of India’s Cultural Riches at Consulate General of India Dubai
The Consulate General of India Dubai hosted Bharat Sanskriti Yatra, organized by Hindusthan Art and Music Society, to celebrate India’s cultural richness. The event showcased various performances including classical music, dance, and traditional arts. Consul Bijender Singh highlighted the importance of cultural diplomacy and praised the organizers for their efforts in promoting India’s image globally. Renowned Indian artists mesmerized the audience, allowing them to experience and appreciate India’s vibrant traditions and cultural heritage.
1.4 Power Minister Meets EU Delegation to Advance Clean Energy Cooperation
Power Minister R.K. Singh met with Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice President of the European Union, to discuss cooperation in advancing clean energy and climate action. They focused on topics such as energy efficiency, renewable energy, storage, and the diversification of the global supply chain. India aims to double its power generation capacity by 2030 and become a leader in energy transition and climate action. The minister emphasized the importance of storage and proposed collaboration with the EU in areas like green steel and alternative chemistries. They also discussed opportunities for collaboration in grid-scale storage batteries and India’s goal of promoting green mobility and sustainable agriculture.
1.5 PM Modi Inaugurates New Parliament Building: A Reflection of India’s Aspirations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s new Parliament Building in New Delhi. The new building represents India’s aspirations and is a symbol of the country’s progress. The old parliament building, a reminder of the colonial past, has been replaced with a modern architectural marvel. PM Modi highlighted the significance of the new building, emphasizing its role in democracy and development. He mentioned the shortcomings of the old building and the need for the new one. The inauguration ceremony included rituals and was attended by prominent political figures. PM Modi expressed pride in the country’s achievements and its future prospects.
1.6 DMRC Implements Web-Based Monitoring for Tunneling Between Derawal Nagar and Pulbangash
DMRC plans to use advanced web-based technology for monitoring old buildings and structures during tunneling between Derawal Nagar and Pulbangash on the Janakpuri West – RK Ashram Marg corridor. The congested areas will be continuously monitored using real-time data from smart gadgets and instruments. DMRC aims to ensure safe construction by predicting geological strata and potential encounters with obstacles. The organization has been digitizing its project monitoring mechanisms and using software for tracking and monitoring progress. The Phase 4 expansion involves constructing 28 kilometers of underground corridors across various challenging areas.
2.1 G20 Mega Beach Clean Up: India-Bangladesh Partnership to Combat Marine Pollution and Promote Sustainability
The High Commission of India partnered with local organizations to organize the ‘G20 Mega Beach Clean Up’ at Patenga Beach in Chattogram. The event aimed to protect oceans from pollution, raise awareness about its harmful impact on marine life, and promote a sustainable lifestyle. Participants, including government officials, civil society members, students, and volunteers, engaged in a cleaning activity.
The High Commissioner highlighted the strong partnership between India and Bangladesh, emphasizing their shared values in preserving coastal and marine habitats. The Bangladesh Minister of Land praised India’s initiative for drawing global attention to combating coastal and marine pollution and emphasized citizen-centric participation. The event aimed to raise awareness about the impact of marine waste and highlight the importance of individual and community efforts.
2.2 US Panel Urges NATO Plus Status for India Ahead of PM Modi’s Visit
A US Congressional Committee has recommended including India in NATO Plus, a security arrangement aimed at boosting global defense cooperation. The suggestion is part of the effort to compete strategically with the Chinese Communist Party. The inclusion of India would enable seamless intelligence sharing and access to advanced military technology. The committee also emphasized the importance of strengthening ties with allies, passing legislation to counter economic coercion tactics, and supporting initiatives to reduce taxation burdens on cross-border investment. The move aims to ensure the security of Taiwan and deter CCP aggression in the Indo-Pacific region.
2.3 Train Services on Colombo-Kankesanthurai Route to Resume Soon: Boosting Connectivity and Economic Activities in Northern Region
Train operations on the Colombo-Kankesanthurai route are set to resume soon, bringing relief to passengers. The renovation activities on the railway tracks are scheduled to be completed by June, allowing train services to extend further north. The project is funded by an Indian company and aims to enhance connectivity and boost economic activities in the Northern region.
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3.1 Indian Navy Pays Tribute to Late Admiral Ronald Lynsdale Pereira: Centennial Celebrations in Bengaluru
Centennial celebrations were held in Bengaluru to honor the late Admiral Ronald Lynsdale Pereira, a highly respected figure in the Indian Navy’s history. The event included a leadership seminar and a panel discussion focusing on Admiral Pereira’s contributions and leadership qualities. Various speakers highlighted his remarkable career spanning four decades and his significant impact on the Indian Navy. A wreath-laying ceremony was also conducted at Admiral Pereira’s resting place. The event brought together serving and retired Armed Forces personnel, emphasizing the enduring legacy of Admiral Pereira and the importance of his leadership example.
3.2 DRDO Industry Interaction in Hyderabad: Boosting Defence Manufacturing and Ease of Business
DRDO organized an industry interaction in Hyderabad to address concerns and promote its policies. They assured support to make India a net defence exporter. The event included presentations, discussions, and suggestions from industry partners. The need for synergy with stakeholders was highlighted. The event aimed to improve the defense manufacturing sector and facilitate ease of business.
4.1 HS Prannoy wins Malaysia Masters badminton title, defeating Weng Hong Yang in a close match. PV Sindhu loses in the semi-finals to Gregoria Mariska Tunjung.
4.2 India Shooter Narmada Nithin Triumphs at Khelo India University Games After COVID-19 Setback
India international shooter Narmada Nithin overcomes COVID-19 challenges and aims to succeed after winning silver at the Khelo India University Games. She has been included in the TOPS project for financial assistance and is determined to improve her rankings to qualify for the ISSF Baku World Championship, an Olympic qualification event.
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