Current Affairs Today - Current Affairs 2017

हिंदी करंट अफेयर्स प्रश्नोत्तरी 2017 के लिए यहाँ क्लिक करें.

Curiosity discovers flower-like object

Curiosity rover which was sent to Mars by NASA to explore the planet has spotted an unusual flower-like formation embedded in the Martian rock, along with a snake-like rock formation adorning the planet’s surface.

Where currently the rover is?

The rover is currently going through a shallow depression named “Yellowknife Bay,” after spending its first four months deep inside Gale Crater.

On Mars the days are 2.7% longer than days on Earth at an average of 24 hours and 37 minutes. The days on Mars are called ‘sols’.

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Kohli wins ‘CEAT International cricketer of the year’

Virat Kohli has won the ‘CEAT international cricketer of the year’ 2011-12 award.

Other Awards:

‘CEAT Indian youngster of the year’ : Unmukt Chand (captained Indian team to victory in the under-19 World Cup)

Team of the year: Pakistan

‘Lifetime achievement award’: Zaheer Abbas

Under India-Pakistan special awards:

Best batsman-ODI: Inzamam-ul-Haq

Best batsman-Test: Sunil Gavaskar

Best bowler-Test: Kapil Dev

Best bowler-ODI: Wasim Akram

‘CEAT audience choice awards’: Virender Sehwag and Saeed Anwar

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