Current Affairs This Week (17-10-2021)

  • Nasa’s Lucy mission

    A spacecraft has launched from Cape Canaveral on a mission to uncover “the fossils” of the Solar System.
    The Lucy probe will head out to the orbit of Jupiter to study two groups of asteroids that run in swarms ahead of, and behind, the gas giant. (Source: bbc.com)

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  • Gandhiji’s 152nd birth anniversary

    The UAE’s iconic Burj Khalifa in Dubai was illuminated with images of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his birth anniversary on October 2.
    The skyscraper was lit with colorful LED display that honoured Gandhiji’s journey and commemorated his 152nd birth anniversary. (Source: news18)

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Current Affairs This Week (03-10-2021)

  • Zojila tunnel

    India’s longest road tunnel, and Asia’s longest bi-directional tunnel – The Zojila tunnel, under construction in Jammu and Kashmir, is a 14.15 km long tunnel located at an altitude of about 3,000 m. The tunnel is situated under the Zojila Pass on NH-1. (Source: The Quint)

  • Fumio Kishida
    Japan’s former foreign minister Fumio Kishida is set to replace Yoshihide Suga as prime minister after he won the ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s leadership vote on Wednesday. (Source: The Indian Express)

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