Current Affairs This Week (21-02-2021)

  • Sharif Chacha

    Mohammed Sharif, popularly known as Sharif Chacha, is an Indian bicycle mechanic and social worker from Uttar Pradesh. Known for performing last rites for over 20000 unidentified and unclaimed dead bodies. Conferred with Padma Shri in 2020 for his contribution in social work ( Wikipedia/yourstory)

  • Barak 8
    Barak 8 also known as LR-SAM or as MR-SAM is an Indo-Israeli surface-to-air missile (SAM) – jointly developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), DRDO, Rafael and other companies. Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) produces the missiles. (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Selfie from Mars rover

    NASA scientists on Friday presented striking early images from the picture-perfect landing of the Mars rover Perseverance, including a selfie of the six-wheeled vehicle dangling just above the surface of the Red Planet moments before touchdown. (Source: Indian Express)

  • INS Karanj

    NS Karanj is the third submarine of the first batch of six Kalvari-class submarines for the Indian Navy. It is a diesel-electric attack submarine based on the Scorpène class, designed by French naval defence and energy group DCNS and manufactured by Mazagon Dock Limited. (Source: Wikipedia)

  • Quote of the week
    The sense of impossibility is the beginning of all possibilities. – Sri Aurobindo was an Indian philosopher, yogi, guru, poet, and nationalist. He joined the Indian movement for independence from British rule, became a spiritual reformer, introducing his visions on human progress and spiritual evolution. (Source: Wikipedia)

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