Cyclone Jawad Updates: After cyclones Taukte, Yaas and Gulab left behind a trail of destruction across several Indian states, another cyclone, Cyclone Jawad, is expected to reach Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on 4 December 2021. The deep depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm and will move northwestwards and reach north Andhra Pradesh–south Odisha coasts by December 4. PM Modi has reviewed the preparedness to deal with the situation arising out of Cyclone Jawad and various authorities are on standby. Around 95 trains have been cancelled. Read the below article for Cyclone Jawad updates.
Omicron virus symptoms: So far, no severe symptom such as loss of smell or taste, high temperature or severely blocked nose in the new strain has been noted. All Omicron variant cases have mild symptoms.
Uber booking through WhatsApp: In a global first, Uber users pan India will soon be able to register on the ride-hailing platform, book a ride, receive a trip receipt and details about the driver through the Uber WhatsApp chatbot. Read the below article to know more about the service.
Bhopal Gas Tragedy: It is a gas leak mishap that turned the city of hills and lakes into a gas chamber. Around half a million residents were exposed to the gas and nearly 20,000 died. Even after 37 years of the incident, the survivors suffer from an epidemic of cancers, menstrual disorders and monstrous births. Read the below article to know more about one of the world's worst industrial disasters.
Orange and Purple Caps in IPL: Ahead of the fifteenth season of the IPL which is scheduled to take place in April 2022 in Chennai, let us understand the difference between the Orange cap and Purple cap in the Twenty20 cricket league based in India. Also, check the complete list of Orange and Purple Cap winners from 2008 to 2021.
Gold is the yellow, malleable and ductile metal that never loses its shine. It is one of the precious metals that is accepted by all countries of the world. It is basically used in jewellery making. Check the list of the biggest gold producing countries of the world below.
Fastest 50 in IPL: KL Rahul tops the list of fastest 50 in IPL history as he faced only 14 balls in 2018 to hit a blistering 51 runs. Until 2018, the record was jointly held by Yusuf Pathan and Sunil Narine who scored 50 runs off 15 balls. Check the complete list of the fastest 50 in IPL history here.
List of IPL winners (2008-2021): Chennai Super Kings (CSK) are the defending champions of the Indian Premier League (IPL) while five-time champions Mumbai Indians is so far the most successful team of IPL. Check the complete list of IPL winners from 2008 to 2021 below.
IPL 2022 Retention: 27 players were retained by the existing eight franchises during IPL Retention on 30 November 2021. Check the complete list of players retained and released by the franchises during the mega event.
SARS-CoV-2 Variants List: Of late, WHO has declared Omicron as a Variant of Concern. Currently circulating in South Africa, the said variant of COVID-19 is more dangerous than the Delta variant. Check the list of most notable variants of SARS-COV-2 in the world, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Chief of Naval Staff 2021: Vice Admiral R. Hari Kumar took over as India's Chief of Naval Staff. He succeeded Chief Admiral Karambir Singh who retired on 30 November 2021. Let us have a look at his long and distinguished career spanning over 39 years.
Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22: Part VIII of the Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme 2021-22 is open for subscription for five days from 29 November 2021 to 3 December 2021. Check dates, price, eligibility, tenor, the minimum and maximum limit, the application process, benefits and more.