i. The 2017 BRICS Film Festival will be held in Chengdu, southwest China’s Sichuan Province from June 23 to 27, 2017.
ii. There will be 30 films from BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) screened during the festival.
iii. The first BRICS Film Festival was held in New Delhi, India, in September 2016.
i. TAL Manufacturing Solutions, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors has launched India’s first industrial-articulated robot and it goes by the name “BRABO”.
ii. The robot is indigenously developed for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) in India. This is the first time that an industrial robot has been conceptualized, designed and manufactured in India.
➤➤‘One Part Woman’ wins Sahitya Akademi Award for translation of Mathorubhagan
i. The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan’s novel Mathorubhagan (One Part Woman) has won the Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English 2016.
ii. The translation was done by Aniruddhan Vasudevan and the book was published by Penguin.
➧Points to remember-
- BRICS Film Festival 2017 will be held in China
- BRICS countries includes Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
- The first BRICS Film Festival was held in New Delhi, India
- BRICS summit will be held in September 2017 in China’s Xiamen city
- TAL Manufacturing Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Motors
- BRABO is the first Made in India industrial robot
- The robot is indigenously developed for MSME in India
- The English translation of writer Perumal Murugan’s novel Mathorubhagan won the Sahitya Akademi’s award for translation in English
- The cash prize for the award is Rs 50,000
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