Current Affairs This Week (12-05-2019)

Apurvi Chandela becomes world number one in 10m air rifle Apurvi Chandela touched a new milestone in her shooting her career as she became the top ranked 10m Air Rifle shooter according to latest rankings released by International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF).   May 3 : World Press Freedom Day The United Nations General Assembly declared May 3 to be World Press Freedom Day to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press and remind governments of their duty to respect and uphold the right to freedom of expression enshrined under Article 19 of the 1948 Universal Declaration … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (12-05-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (05-05-2019)

Qatar to abolish Exit Visa system by 2019 Qatar is set to abolish its controversial exit visa system for all foreign workers by the end of the year, the UN’s International Labour Organisation said. Qatar has introduced a series of labour reforms since its selection as the 2022 World Cup host.   April 26 : World Intellectual Property Day World Intellectual Property Day is observed annually on 26 April. The event was established by the WIPO in 2000 to “raise awareness of how patents, copyright, trademarks and designs impact on daily life” and “to celebrate creativity, and the contribution made … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (05-05-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (28-04-2019)

Insight Mars lander detects likely Marsquake NASA’s InSight lander spacecraft has detected what’s believed to be a “marsquake” on the Red Planet. NASA scientists are still working to confirm the source of the faint trembling. If scientists confirm it would become the first seismic activity ever detected on Mars.   World Immunization Week 2019 It is being observed from 24-30 April with the theme Protected Together: Vaccines Work. World Immunisation Week 2019. celebrates Vaccine Heroes from around the world from parents and community members to health workers and innovators who help ensure we are all protected , at all ages, … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (28-04-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (21-04-2019)

Navy gets virtual reality centre for designing warships In a significant push to country’s flagship programme Make in India, Indian Navy has set up a state-of-the-art Virtual Reality Centre (VRC) at its Directorate of Naval Design. It will provide an impetus to self-reliance and greater fillip to warship construction.   April 12 : International Day of Human Space Flight International Day of Human Space Flight 2019 was observed on April 12 to commemorate the date of the first human space flight in the history of mankind.   New species of human discovered in cave in Philippines A new species of … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (21-04-2019)