Current Affairs This Week (05-09-2021)

  • Avani Lekhara


    Avani Lekhara is an Indian Paralympian and rifle shooter. She won a gold medal in 10m air rifle standing and a bronze medal in 50m air rifle standing at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Eat Right Station
    THE CHANDIGARH Railway Station was awarded a 5- star ‘Eat Right Station’ certification for providing high-quality, nutritious food to passengers, after 4 others – Anand Vihar (Delhi), CST (Mumbai), Mumbai Central Railway Station and Vadodara Railway Station. (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Perseverance has its first rock


    The US space agency has confirmed that its Perseverance rover has retrieved its first rock sample on Mars. The drill sample from the slab known as Rochette will be sent back to Earth for analysis. (Source: bbc.com)
  • Greater Male Connectivity Project
    India, Maldives to sign pact on Greater Male Connectivity Project. It it will involve the construction of a 6.74 km long bridge and causeway link connecting the capital Male with the adjoining islands of Villingli, Gulhifalhu and Thilafushi. (Source: The Indian Express)
  • Quote of the week
    Rise above oneself and grasp the world. – Archimedes of Syracuse was a Greek mathematician, physicist, engineer, astronomer, and inventor. Although few details of his life are known, he is regarded as one of the leading scientists in classical antiquity (Source: Wikipedia)

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