Page-45 of Current Affairs - January, 2022

Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: January 15, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for January 15, 2022 INDIA – Armed Forces Veterans Day celebrated on Jan 14 – Defence Ministry allots Rs. 320 crores to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund for the welfare of veterans and their families – Defence Ministry launches Raksha Pension Shikayat Nivaran Portal designed to speedily ..

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Current Affairs- Today’s Headlines: January 14, 2022

Here are Today’s News Headlines by GK Today for January 14, 2022 INDIA – Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav releases ‘India State Of Forest Report 2021’; total forest and tree cover in India is 80.9 million hectares in 2021 which is 24.6% of the geographical area of the country – Five killed, several injured as Guwahati ..

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Russia: White Swan Strategic Missile Bomber

The Russian defence forces recently unveiled a new Tupolev Tu-160M. It is a missile bomber. It is also known as “White Swan”. About White Swan The White Swan can fly at an altitude of 600 metres. The bomber has been designed to carry nuclear war heads. It is one of the most heaviest supersonic miliary ..

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S Somnath-New Chairman of ISRO

Dr S Somnath is to become the new chairman of ISRO. He is to succeed K Sivan. He is the fourth Keralite to occupy the top most place in ISRO. The previous Keralites were K Radhakrishnan, Madhavan Nair and K Kasturirangan. About Sivan and his extension Somnath was nominated way back in 2019. He was ..

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Bio-Restoration of Art Works

The Art restoration processes use laser techniques and chemicals to remove oil, dirt, glue and pollutants from stone works, monuments and paintings. But after 1980s, they have been using microorganisms. Microorganisms to remove dirt Researchers first used Desulfovibrio vulgaris bacteria to clean a marble monument. The monument was obtained from Cave Hill Cemetery located in ..

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Vulnerable Witness Deposition Centre (VWDC) Scheme

The Supreme Court has directed the High Courts of the country to provide an estimate of manpower required to create Vulnerable Witness Deposition Centre (VWDC) scheme in their states within three months. It has introduced new definitions to the vulnerable victims. Who are vulnerable victims? The Supreme Court has included the sexually assaulted victims in ..

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