Important Days

Mole Day 2023 – (October 23)

    • It is celebrated every year to commemorate the chemistry’s measuring unit called “Avogadro’s Number” (6.02 x 1023).
    • Mole Day was created to generate interest in the subject of Chemistry.
    • One mole of a substance is equal to 6.022 × 1023 units of that substance (such as atoms, molecules, or ions).
  • Theme 2023 : DispicaMole Me.

Defence, National Security and Terrorism

Project Udbhav

  • Recently, Project Udbhav was launched by the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
  • Project Udbhav is a collaboration between the Army and the United Service Institution of India (USI) which is a defence services think tank.
  • Objective – To synthesise ancient wisdom with contemporary military practices and to forge a unique and holistic approach to address modern security challenges.
  • The project aims to tap into ancient Indian treatises such as Chanakya’s Arthashastra, Kamandaka’s Nitisara, and the Thirukkural by the Tamil poet-saint Thiruvalluvar to glean insights on statecraft, strategy, diplomacy, and warfare.
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