Important highlights of the day
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1st Sep, 2020
- Odisha’s Kandhamal Haladi has a GI tag and It is a pure organic product.
- Armageddon in chess is similar to a Super Over in cricket or a penalty shootout in hockey or football.
- In an Armageddon game White has more thinking time on the clock than Black but a draw on the board scores as a Black win. Normally White has five or six minutes and Black four or five for the entire game.
- India and Russia were declared joint winners of the 2020 Online Chess Olympiad after the final was marred by internet disconnection and server malfunction.
- The African baobab or the tree of life can live for over a thousand years with 168 chromosomes.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to celebrate the September 2020 as “Poshan Maah” or “Nutrition Month”
- Dr S. Padmavati Sivaramakrishna Iyer( S. I. Padmavati or S. Padmavati), India’s 1st Female & Oldest Cardiologist died at the age of 103 in National Heart Institute(NHI) due to COVID-19 infection.
- Formula One Champion Mercedes Lewis Hamilton (British) won the Belgian Grand Prix(GP) 2020 at Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium.