Today Top Current Affairs 23 July 2021
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Government plans to set up Indian Institute of Heritage at Noida
The Indian Govt has planned to set up the Indian Institute of Heritage at Noida, Gautam Buddha Nagar. it will impact the higher education and research in the field of rich Indian heritage and its conservation, leading to Masters and Ph.D. courses in History of Arts, Conservation, Museology, Archival Studies, Archaeology, Preventive Conservation, Epigraphy and Numismatics, Manuscriptology as well as conservation training facilities to in-service employees and students of the institute.
- It is being set up by integrating the Institute of Archaeology (Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya Institute of Archaeology), School of Archival Studies under National Archives of India, New Delhi, the National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property (NRLC), Lucknow, National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology (NMICHM) and Academic Wing of Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), New Delhi, and is deemed to be a university
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu addresses the World Universities Summit 2021
On 21st July 2021, The Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated and addressed the World Universities Summit as Chief Guest. The Summit was held by O.P. Jindal Global University, located at Sonipat, Haryana. On this occasion, Union Education and Skill Development Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also addressed the summit.
- The theme of the summit is “Universities of the Future: Building Institutional Resilience, Social Responsibility and Community Impact”.
- The World Universities Summit 2021 has provided a platform to bring together more than 150 thought leaders to deliberate on the ways in which higher education institutions can help in strengthening their vision and commitment towards institutional resilience, social responsibility, and community impact.
Byjus acquires US-based digital reading platform Epic for $500 mn
Byju’s has acquired US-based digital reading platform Epic for $500 million. Byju’s partnership will play a role in creating engaging and interactive reading and learning experiences for children globally with Epic.
- Byju’s is looking to expand its education services beyond the Indian market and across categories with the help of acquisition.
Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi as Deputy Leader of Rajya Sabha
Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has been appointed as the Deputy Leader of the House in Rajya Sabha. Naqvi will take place of Piyush Goyal, who was appointed as the Leader of the House in the Upper House (Rajya Sabha).
About Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi:
- He has served as the minister of state for parliamentary affairs during the first term of the Modi government.
- In 2017, he was also assumed the charge of the Ministry of Minority Affairs.
Brisbane to Host 2032 Olympic and Paralympic games
The Australian city of Brisbane will host the 2032 Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games after the voted by The International Olympic Committee (IOC).
- Brisbane City will host the Olympic Games for the third time. prior to this Australia hosted Olympic Games in 1956 in Melbourne and in 2000 in Sydney.
- Australia will be the 2nd country in the world, after the United States, to stage summer Olympic Games in three different cities.
DRDO successfully flight-tests surface-to-air missile Akash-NG
On 21st July 2021, Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested the New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG) from Integrated Test Range (ITR) off the coast of Odisha. the New Generation Akash Missile (Akash-NG) is a surface-to-air Missile
- Akash-NG was developed by Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL), Hyderabad with the help of other DRDO laboratories.
- the Akash-NG weapon system will increase the capability of the Indian Air Force.
DRDO successfully flight-tests MPATGM for minimum range
On 21st July 2021, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flight-tested indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget Man-Portable AntiTank Guided Missile (MPATGM).
- MPATGM was launched from a man portable launcher integrated with thermal site.
- The test has brought the development of indigenous third generation man portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile close
- After the succussfully test, Raksha Mantri congratulates DRDO.