Current Affairs This Week (10-11-2019)

Air India depicts Ik Onkar mark Guru Nanak’s birth In a unique gesture to mark 550th birth anniversary of Baba Guru Nanak Dev (founder of Sikhism and the first of ten Sikh Gurus), Air India has painted Sikh religious symbol ‘Ik Onkar’ on the tail of one of its aircraft. ‘Ik Onkar’ religious symbol is a central tenet of Sikh religious philosophy.   Cosmic Yeti Scientists have accidentally discovered ‘the footprints a monstrous galaxy’ being called as ‘Cosmic Yeti’ in early universe that has never been seen before. The discovery provides new insights into the first growing steps of some … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (10-11-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (03-11-2019)

IIIT Hyderabad create first ever Indian Brain Atlas Researchers at International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-H), Hyderabad, have created the first-ever Indian Brain Atlas referred to as IBA 100. The research has been published in a peer-reviewed journal– Neurology India.   Sardar Patel National Unity Award Centre government has instituted ‘Sardar Patel National Unity Award’, the highest civilian award in field of contribution to unity and integrity of India, in the name of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, most popularly known as Iron Man of India or the founding father of the Republic of India.   MIT develop new technology to remove … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (03-11-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (27-10-2019)

Air India: 1st airline in world to use Taxibot The use of Taxibot on the Air India aircraft at Indira Gandhi International Airport today morning is the first such usage on any Airbus aircraft worldwide. Really an achievement to be proud of. A giant step forward towards a cleaner environment.   Indians no longer require Visa to visit Brazil Indian tourists will be now be exempted from visas to enter Brazil for tourism or business purposes. The exemption is also available for Chinese tourists. Both India and China are part of BRICS, an association of 5 major emerging national economies. … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (27-10-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (20-10-2019)

Kamini Roy Kamini Roy was a Bengali poet, social worker and feminist in British India. She was the first woman honours graduate in British India.   Joseph Plateau Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau was a Belgian engineer and cryptographer. He was one of the first person to demonstrate the illusion of a moving image. To do this, he used counter rotating disks with repeating drawn images in small increments of motion on one and regularly spaced slits in the other.   Dubai to host 2019 First Global DXB Challenge A large gathering for creative young minds in the fields of robotics … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (20-10-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (13-10-2019)

New Antibiotic discovered in Mexican forests The properties of newly discovered antibiotic have specific application in agriculture greatly. It is a soil bacterium and is known as “phazolicin”. This compound was unknown previously and was recently isolated in the tropical rain forests of Mexico.   20 new moons of Saturn discovered With this Saturn has a total of 82 moons today. It is the highest of any planet in solar system. Till date Jupiter had the highest number of moons. It has 79 moons. The moons of Saturn discovered are relatively smaller moons. The discovery was made at the Subaru … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (13-10-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (06-10-2019)

Sachin Tendulkar: effective Swachhata ambassador award At the Safaigiri 2019 organized by the India Today group, the Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar was awarded “The most effective Swachhata Ambassador”. The former Indian Cricketer was chosen as he utilized his fame and popularity to ensure India achieved its goal of Swachh Bharat.   US military test fires Minuteman III ballistic missile After North Korea tested a ballistic missile from the coast of Wonsan, US tested an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. The missile. The missile was launched from the California base. The missile traveled 6,750 km across Pacific Ocean to the … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (06-10-2019)

Current Affairs This Week (29-09-2019)

Manasi Girishchandra Joshi Manasi Joshi is an Indian Para-Badminton athlete who is currently World No. 2 in SL3 Singles. She was six when she started playing badminton with her father, a retired scientist from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. An engineer by qualification, she completed her graduation in Electronics Engineering.   Arunachal yields a new frog species Microhyla eos belongs to a group narrow-mouthed frogs knows as Rice Frogs Scientists have reported the discovery of a new species of frog from the northeastern State of Arunachal Pradesh, highlighting India’s amphibian diversity amid rising concerns over biodiversity loss.   Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar … Continue reading Current Affairs This Week (29-09-2019)