Page-8 of Current Affairs - April, 2022

NASA Space Equity Action Plan

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of America has released an equity action plan with the aim of making space more accessible. This new plan supports the efforts of the US government regarding the plans it has to make space accessible. Overview: This Equity Action plan has deepened the commitments to identify and remove ..

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Asurgarh Fortified Settlement

An advanced radiocarbon dating technique that has been conducted on the Asurgarh fort settlement in the Kalahandi district of Odisha has placed this settlement in the ninth century BC or the Iron Age. This makes the settlement 2,500-2,600 years older than Odisha’s oldest fortified settlement, the Sisupalgarh fort. Overview: Archaeologists have used the Accelerator Mass ..

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Palli: India’s First ‘Carbon-neutral Panchayat’

Palli village located in the Samba district of Jammu has become India’s first panchayat to become carbon neutral, fully solar energy powered, and all its records have been digitized which will help in receiving all benefits of Central schemes easily. Overview: Prime Minister Modi inaugurated the 500 KW solar plant at this carbon-neutral panchayat. With ..

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UNDP- Panchayati Raj Ministry MoU

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) have signed an agreement with the aim of collaborating in the areas of knowledge sharing and strengthening the mechanism to monitor the localization of sustainable development goals (SDGs). Overview: This agreement was signed by Sunil Kumar, Secretary in the Ministry of ..

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Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: April 27, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for April 27, 2022. INDIA – COVID-19 vaccines: DCGI grants EUA (emergency use authorisation) to Biological E’s Corbevax for those aged 5-12, Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin for 6-12 age group and Cadila Healthcare’s ZyCoV-D for those above 12 years – India enters Guinness Book for waving over 78,000 ..

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International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace

On the 24th of April, the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace is observed around the planet. This day acknowledges the usage of multilateral diplomacy and decision-making to achieve peaceful resolutions of conflicts among the countries. Importance of this day This day is very important as it promotes international peace and an end ..

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