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Facebook renames the parent company as Meta Platforms Inc.
Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook Inc, has announced that the new name for the company is Meta Platforms Inc or Meta.
The new name represents its dedication to constructing the immersive digital environment known as the metaverse.
Mark has defined the metaverse as a “virtual environment” that you may enter rather than simply seeing on a screen.
People may use virtual reality headsets, augmented reality glasses, smartphone applications, and other gadgets to meet, work, and play.
Moreover, the iconic thumbs-up sign outside Facebook’s Headquarters has been changed to resemble a blue infinity symbol.
G20 Italia 2021: Climate change and Pandemic situation are the primary agendas to converse at the summit
PM Narendra Modi will meet with several international leaders as participants of the G20 in Italy.
The meeting is for how to effectively address major global economic concerns ranging from climate change to soaring energy prices.
Nevertheless, China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin will not be in Rome for the meeting, instead of appearing through a video conference.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi stated that just 2% of the population got the vaccine in low-income nations.
Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden will insist countries increase energy production and confer a plan to prevent future pandemics.
Ancient Mayan Antiques discovered by archaeologists in Mexico: A Report from Reuters
Archaeologists in southern Mexico unearthed a Mayan wooden canoe, thought to be over 1,000 years old.
They discovered it nearly unbroken in a freshwater lake near the ancient Mayan city of Chichen Itza, measuring over 5ft.
Furthermore, Archaeologists unearthed ceramic pieces, a ritual knife, and painted murals in a cenote.
According to the statement, experts from Paris’ Sorbonne University supported determining the canoe’s exact age and kind. Additionally, the experts are creating a 3D model of it for future research.
The researchers say that the Mayans ruled today’s Mexico, Guatemala, Belize and Honduras during the Mayan civilization.
A new hidden underworld discovered by scientists in the University of Bristol
Scientists have uncovered an entirely new secret world beneath the Earth’s surface. According to a recent study, the Earth’s core contains an unknown underworld known as ‘Pataal Lok’ in Hindi.
Jessica Irving, a seismologist from the University of Bristol, emphasised that the more we examine the Earth’s deep core, the more we get newer findings.
Moreover, scientists believe that having a better knowledge of the inner core will provide them with a better understanding of the link between a planet’s interior and its magnetic behaviour.
Additionally, this research has the potential to change our perception of the Earth’s magnetic field.
Tamil Nadu Day will be celebrated on July 18: MK Stalin
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, MK Stalin declared July 18 as Tamil Nadu Day on 30th October.
He also stated that the state government would award Rs 1 lakh cash prizes to 110 ‘Border Saviours’ on November 1.
That is to honour their battle to protect Tamil Nadu’s border when the states separated on linguistic grounds in 1956.
The former Edappadi K Palaniswami-led AIADMK administration declared November 1 as Tamil Nadu Day in 2019.
Moreover, that is because it was on this day that the reorganisation of the states occurred.
According to the State Reorganisation Act in 1956, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Kerala were formed after being split from the Madras Presidency.