Current Affairs This Week (02-05-2021)

  • Nasa astronauts splash-land on Earth


    Four astronauts have returned to Earth from the International Space Station, in what was Nasa’s first night-time landing in 53 years. The crew – three Nasa astronauts and one from Japan’s space agency Jaxa – spent almost six months in space. (Source: bbc.com)
  • Chenab Rail Bridge


    An Indian railway steel and concrete arch bridge between Bakkal and Kauri in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, India. When completed, the bridge will span the Chenab River at a height of 359 m (1,178 ft) above the river, making it the world’s highest rail bridge (Source: Wikipedia)
  • Oscars 2021
    Best picture: Nomadland
    Best actress: Frances McDormand
    Best actor: Anthony Hopkins
    Best supporting actress: Yuh-Jung Youn
    Best supporting actor: Daniel Kaluuya
    Best director: Chloe Zhao
  • Ayushman Bharat Diwas
    Ayushman Bharat Diwas is observed on April 30. Ayushman Bharat Yojna was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2018, to provide healthcare benefits to crores of Indians who can’t afford proper medical facilities (Source: The NDTV)
  • Quote of the week
    Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get. – Dale Carnegie was an American writer and lecturer, and the developer of courses in self-improvement, salesmanship, corporate training, public speaking, and interpersonal skills. (Source: Wikipedia)

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