Hiroshima Current Affairs, GK & News

Japan marks 76th anniversary of World’s First Atomic Bombing

Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga, attended a memorial to commemorate the 76th anniversary of world’s first atomic bombing on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Key Points Survivors and relatives marked the anniversary of blast with a minute of silence. Those who survived the bombing still continue to require welfare and medical care. Atomic bombings on Hiroshima and ..

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International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day: April 26

Every year on April 26, the International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day is being observed. The day was proclaimed by the United Nations and was first observed in 2016. Highlights The International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day was first observed on the 30th anniversary of 1986 nuclear disaster. It is being marked to increase awareness about the ..

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Factsheet: 75th anniversary of Hiroshima nuclear attack

Japan marked the 75th anniversary of the first-ever atomic bomb attack in the world amidst the COVID 19 pandemic. The celebrations were muted because of the pandemic situation to remember the victims of the ghastly attack by the US in 1945. Details Survivors, relatives and a handful of foreign dignitaries attended the main event in ..

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Indian Women’s Hockey Team Wins FIH Series Finals

India clinched the women’s FIH Series Finals Hockey Tournament by beating hosts Japan 3-1 in summit clash at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium in Japan. Key Highlights The World No.9 Indian women had put a hard fought win over the Asian champions. Captain Rani Rampal gave India lead in 3rd minute before drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur struck ..

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NASA publishes images of a huge meteor explosion

NASA published the photos of the most poerful meteor explosion, 10 times than that of the Hiroshima atomic bomb. The explosion appeared just above the Bering sea. Previously such a huge meteor explosion occured in 2013 in a Russian ton injuring 1000s of people. This explosion that occured in the water is said to be ..

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