In today’s article you will read about :
1 . 1st International Conference on ‘Sustainable Water Management’ Held in Mohali
2 . Atul Sahai appointed CMD of New India Assurance
3 . Mushtaq Ahmad Tantray bags Sahitya Academy Award
4 . Khelo India youth games to be held in Pune
5 . 10 December: Human Rights Day
1st International Conference on ‘Sustainable Water Management’ Held in Mohali :
Atul Sahai appointed CMD of New India Assurance :
Atul Sahai has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of the country’s largest general insurance company New India Assurance. The post had been lying vacant since July 2018 after former chairman and managing director G Srinivasan retired.
Mushtaq Ahmad Tantray bags Sahitya Academy Award :
Prominent Kashmiri short-story writer and eminent broadcaster Mushtaq Ahmad Tantray bagged this year’s Sahitya Academy Award for his collection of short stories “AAKH’’. Mr Tantray is presently posted as Head of the Regional News Unit at Radio Kashmir Srinagar.
Khelo India youth games to be held in Pune :
Khelo India Youth Games-2019 will be held in Pune of Maharashtra in January. Sports Minister Col Rajyavardhan Rathore announced that 9000 youth will participate in this edition of the game. Under Khelo India programme, the government is providing scholarships to 1500 students from across the country. Last year around 3500 school children had participated in the event. In this edition of Khelo India Youth Games university players will also take part.
10 December: Human Rights Day :
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. On this day, the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. #StandUp4HumanRights is the global campaign launched on for year 2018.