Gyan Series – Things to remember
1. Uttar Pradesh Elections 2019 results in Rahul Gandhi Trailing in Amethi
2. Oman Author Jokha Alharthi won the prestigious ‘Man Booker International Prize 2019’ for the novel “Celestial Bodies “, the novel that confronts Oman’s History of slavery. Notably, it was abolished in the country only in 1970
3. RISAT -2B Launched Successfully by ISRO from Sathish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the fourth flight unit of the RISAT Programme and it would be used for reconnaissance, strategic surveillance and disaster management.
4. Future Huawei phones will not have access to Google apps such as Chrome, Gmail, Youtube and Google play as Google has suspended all its business with Huawei
5. The Corporate Affairs Ministry will introduce an artificial intelligence system in the MCA 21 portal to make the compliance process easier. Notably, it will rationalize all forms and follow the principle of a Single Source of truth so that one is not required to fill in the known details.