Current Affairs This Week (19-07-2020)

  • Lady Singum!

    Gujarat constable Sunita Yadav is now an internet sensation for stopping an MLA’s son violating lockdown rules.
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    (Credit: NDTV)

  • Amarnath Temple

    Amarnath cave is a Hindu shrine located in Jammu and Kashmir, India. The cave is situated at an altitude of 3,888 m about 141 km from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. The shrine forms an important part of Hinduism and is considered to be one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism (Wikipedia)

  • Beetle-mounted camera streams insect adventures
    Researchers have developed a tiny wireless camera that is light enough to be carried by live beetles.

    The team at the University of Washington in the US drew inspiration from the insects to create its low-powered camera system.
    Its beetle-cam can stream to a nearby smartphone. (Source: bbc.com)

  • India to create its first overseas oil stockpile in US
    India is moving to store oil in the US, the first time world’s third-largest oil guzzler is creating an emergency reserve abroad to take advantage of low prices and guard against possible supply disruptions.
    (Source: Times of India)
  • HoloBoard Mixed Reality Headset
    The headset will offer virtual reality experience to its subscribers. Jio’s mixed reality services will allow its subscribers to create a 3D hologram of any subject placed in front of the subscriber’s eyes. Jio HoloBoard is made by a company called Tesseract which was acquired by Reliance earlier
  • Quote of the week
    Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself. – Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer who is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time

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