Current Affairs - December, 2021
Recently, a team of astronomers used data from the Hubble Space Telescope for discovering the signature of a magnetic field on an Exoplanet. The findings were described in the journal called Nature Astronomy. Such a feature has been seen on an exoplanet, for ..
Recently, Chinese citizens lashed out against Elon Musk’s space programme, after China complained that its space station had to take evasive action in order to avoid collision with satellites launched by Musk’s Starlink programme. Highlights As per China, satellites from ..
On August 25, 2021, Trade Minister of India, Muhammad Lutfi, presented his case for lower house of Indonesia’s legislature, for ratifying the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade pact. Highlights In his statement to DPR Commission VI, Minister had argued ..
Recently, 30 white rhinos were transferred from South Africa to Rwanda, onboard a Boeing 747 chartered plane. They were transferred in light of increasing threat of illegal poaching. It was the largest single transfer of white rhinos ever. The White ..
Central government approved the issuance of 19th tranche of electoral bonds on December 31, 2021, ahead of assembly elections in five states. Highlights Sale of electoral bonds will be open from January 1 to 10, 2022. State Bank of India ..
On December 31, 2021, World’s longest Metro Line was opened in China’s Shanghai Province. Key Facts With this inauguration, Shanghai uphold its rank as the city with the largest Metro network worldwide. The city opened two new metro lines – ..