Scotland Current Affairs, GK & News

World Doubles Squash Championships

Dipika Pallikal won the mixed doubles and women’s doubles championships at the World Doubles Squash Championships teaming up with Saurav Ghosal and Joshna Chinappa respectively. Overview: Teaming up with Saurav Ghosal, Dipika first clinched the mixed doubles title with an 11-6, 11-8 win over Alison Waters and Adrian Waller of England. An hour and a ..

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Dearc sgiathanach: New Species of Pterosaur

Researchers have discovered new species of Pterosaurs, who were the first vertebrates to evolve flight. The species include the largest flying animals in history of Earth. Key Facts Some of the last-surviving species were of the size of airplanes. Pterosaurs were earlier thought to be restricted to small body sizes with wingspans of 1.6-1.8 m, ..

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COP-26 head to visit India

President of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP-26) and climate chief of United Kingdom government, Alok Sharma is to visit India in August to meet the leaders of country that has become the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases following US and China. Key Points This visit will happen in the aftermath of India putting ..

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Elephant Seal: Recent Study

The scientists of Scotland have conducted a detailed study on the Elephant Seals in the northeastern Pacific Ocean. Key Findings of the Study The seals migrate to north eastern pacific ocean post breeding season mainly to feed their young ones. It has been found that the female seals spend more than twenty to twenty four ..

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Period Dignity

Scotland is said to become the first country to provide free sanitary products for women, thus ending ‘period poverty’ and ensuring ‘period dignity’. Period Poverty: Period poverty refers to condition where certain circumstances make menstruation-a natural process, a ‘difficult experience’ for women. These include health conditions (like endometriosis), homelessness, coercive, controlling and violent relationships etc. ..

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Aarohi Pandit became World’s 1st woman to cross Atlantic Ocean solo in LSA

India’s Captain Aarohi Pandit became world’s first woman to cross Atlantic Ocean (AO) solo in a Light Sports Aircraft (LSA) named Mahi. Key Highlights Aarohi Pandit is a 23 year old commercial pilot and LSA licence holder from Mumbai, Maharashtra. About: This achievement is part of her ongoing Women Empower (WE) Expedition in the tiny ..

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