Day November 14, 2021

Devasahayam Pillai

• A Hindu man from Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu, who converted to Christianity in the 18th century, is set to become the first Indian layman to be declared a saint by the Vatican on May 15, 2022. About: •…

Kittur Karnataka

• The Karnataka Cabinet renamed the Mumbai-Karnataka region, consisting of seven districts, as Kittur Karnataka. About: • The Cabinet has decided to rechristen the Mumbai-Karnataka region, consisting of Uttara Kannada, Belagavi, Dharwad, Vijayapura, Bagalkote, Gadag and Haveri districts, as Kittur…

DART mission

• On November 24, at around 11.50 am (IST), NASA will launch the agency’s first planetary defense test mission named the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART). About: • The main aim of the mission is to test the newly developed…