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NASA astronaut Christina Koch sets record for longest single spaceflight by woman

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Astronaut Christina Koch has created a record for longest single spaceflight by a woman, after surpassing the earlier record of 288 days in space with about two months left in her mission. Christina, who is onboard the International Space Station (ISS) since 14 March 2019, would have spent over Read More…

India State of Forest Report, 2019: Key Findings

On 30th December 2019, the Union Environment Forest and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar has released State of Forests Report, 2019. India State of Forest Report is released every two years and it provides comprehensive information about the forest cover, forest vegetation density, tree cover, progress of plantation outside the designated forests etc. for India Read More…

World’s oldest rhino’ dies in Tanzania

Fausta, a female black rhino, who was believed to be the world’s oldest rhino has died at the age of 57 in a Tanzanian conservation area.  Fausta died of natural causes in captivity in Ngorongoro Crater, which lies in Ngorongoro Conservation Area of Tanzania. ContentsKey HighlightsAbout Black rhinoceros Key Highlights The records kept by Ngorongoro Read More…

Koneru Humpy bags 2019 World Rapid Chess title

Indian Grandmaster Koneru Humpy claimed the 2019 Women’s World Rapid Chess Champion tiltle. The winner of Women’s World Rapid Championship was decided in a playoff that ended with Humpy beating China’s Lei Tingjie in a dramatic final in Moscow, Russia. ContentsKey HighlightsAbout World Rapid Chess Championship Key Highlights Humpy, who is India’s best-ever women’s chess Read More…

Finance Minister launches ‘eBkray’ auction platform for assets attached by banks

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has launched eBkray or eBक्रय,  an common e-auction platform to enable online auction of attached assets transparently and cleanly for the improved realization of value by banks. The e-auction platform is now linked on Indian Banks Auctions Mortgaged Properties Information (IBAPI) portal and guidelines have been made available. ContentsAbout eBkray Read More…

AIR organises National Symposium of Poets 2020

All India Radio (AIR) organized the National Symposium of Poets 2020 on 27 December 2019. This edition of poet symposium was attended by select poets from all corners of country, who gave their presentations and captivated the hearts of people. ContentsAbout National Symposium of PoetsAbout All India Radio About National Symposium of Poets Such National Read More…

Long March-5: China successfully launches largest carrier rocket

China has successfully launched its largest carrier rocket, Long March-5, carrying the Shijian-20 satellite, from Wenchang Space Launch Center (WSLC) in south China’s Hainan Province. China’s most powerful rocket is a critical ingredient in nation’s ambitious space programme. ContentsAbout Long March-5About Shijian-20 satellite About Long March-5 The rocket which is also known as CZ-5 is Read More…

GoM constituted to fast track revival plan of BSNL

On December 27, 2019, GoI constituted a 7-member group of ministers to fast track the implementation of revival plan of BSNL and MTNL. The revival plan includes allocation of 4G spectrum and asset monetization. Earlier, GoI approved the revival plan of merging BSNL and MTNL. ContentsHighlightsGroup of ministers Highlights The seven-member group of ministers include Read More…