Current Affairs Today - Current Affairs - 2020-2021

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New Zealand to launch World’s First Wooden Satellite

European Space Agency (ESA) will  launch world’s first wooden satellite called WISA Woodsat in Earth’s orbit by the end 2021. WISA Woodsat will be launched to test the applicability of wooden materials such as plywood in spacecraft structures. Mission will expose wooden materials to extreme space conditions like heat, cold, vacuum and radiation. Wooden satellite ..

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UN Trade Forum 2021

While speaking at UN Trade Forum 2021, Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said, India’s per-capita carbon dioxide emission is lowest amongst big economies. Highlights India has an ambitious renewable energy target of 450 Gigawatts by 2030. It shows India’s commitment towards United Nations 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals. He highlighted that, ..

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Researchers developed improved method of imaging objects through fog

Researchers from Raman Research Institute (RRI), Space Applications Centre, Shiv Nadar University in Gautam Buddha Nagar and Université Rennes & Université Paris-Saclay of France have modulated light source and demodulated them at observer’s end to achieve sharper images. Key Points With this technique, imaging of objects during foggy weather may now be clearer, as this ..

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India exports GI certified ‘Jardalu’ Mangoes to UK

Bihar exported the first commercial consignment of GI certified Jardalu mangoes from Bhagalpur to the United Kingdom. Jardalu mangoes from Bhagalpur district were given GI certification in 2018. Highlights Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, (APEDA) in collaboration with Bihar government, Indian High Commission & Invest India, exported Jardalu mangoes. Mangoes were packed ..

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Great Indian Bustards and related conflict with Power Lines

The Great Indian Bustards are making it slow to manoeuvre while flying. They have poor frontal vision and a habit of scanning earth while flying over flat grasslands across western borders of India. As a result, they often collide with power lines. What is the issue? Wide-open regions are home to Indian Bustard. These regions ..

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