Current Affairs This Week (07-03-2021)

  • TIC2 walks out into the wild

    A three-year-old adult tigress, T1C2 was about a year old when her maneater mother T1, nicknamed Avni was shot dead. Now TIC2 completing her “re-wilding” lessons, has walked out into the wild (Source: Indian Express)

  • CiX platform
    The City Innovation Exchange (CiX) platform was launched by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. Designed on the philosophy of ‘everyone is an innovator’, the platform will bring together Citizen Organisations-Academia- Businesses- Government to co-create for the future of Urban India in a transparent and sustainable manner.
  • Perseverance rover begins its exploration of Mars

    NASA’s Perseverance was put down in a near-equatorial crater called Jezero, to search for evidence of past life. This will involve roving some 15km over the coming Martian year ~ roughly two Earth years (Source: bbc.com)

  • Bhabhatron-II
    India has donated an advanced telecobalt machine for cancer treatment, developed by the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, to the island nation of Madagascar. The advanced digital cobalt therapy machine ‘Bhabhatron-II’ was inaugurated at the Joseph Ravoahangy Andrianavalona Hospital (HJRA) in Antananarivo, capital of Madagascar (Source:theweek.in)
  • Land Ports Authority of India
    The Land Ports Authority of India or LPAI is a statutory body working under the Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India is responsible for creating, upgrading, maintaining and managing border infrastructure in India. It manages several Integrated Check Posts (ICPs) all across Borders of India. (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Quote of the week
    Justice without force is powerless; force without justice is tyrannical. – Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, philosopher, writer and Catholic theologian.

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