Japan successfully launches solid fuel rocket
i. Actor Hrithik Roashan has launched a children’s book series ‘Tactabet’, written in Braille format, which is being published for visually impaired people.
ii. Available in both Hindi and English, the book series is on the alphabets.
i.The world’s first solar road made with 30,000 square feet of solar panels has been opened in the French village of Normandy.
iii.It will be used for a two-year test period to check if it can generate enough energy to power street lighting in the village.
ii. The award is given for exceptional contribution in the field of literature.
i.The External Affairs Ministry’s have launched a new service called Twitter Seva that will enable timely, transparent and large-scale response to citizens’ tweets in real time. ii.The Twitter Seva service will be supported by 198 Twitter accounts of Indian missions abroad and 29 regional passport offices.
i.The Ministry of Textiles has decided to establish a “Bunkar Mitra-Handloom Helpline Centre” where professional queries of weavers will be answered by the experts in the field.