United Kingdom Current Affairs, GK & News

World’s Largest Radio Telescope- Square Kilometre Array

The Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) Council recently held its meeting. During the meeting, the council has approved the setting up of the world’s largest radio telescope. About SKAO The Square Kilometre Array Observatory is a new intergovernmental organisation. It is dedicated to the radio astronomy. It is headquartered in the United Kingdom. Currently, the ..

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N501Y Mutation in Coronavirus

The recent infectious wave in the UK, prompting fresh lockdown measures, is associated with a mutant variant of the SARS CoV 2 called N501Y. According to the scientists, mutation of COVID-19 is neither unexpected nor a cause of panic. What is mutation? Mutation occurs due to changes in the genetic sequence of the virus, which ..

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UK: First country to launch COVID-19 vaccine

Context in Current Affairs: The United Kingdom has become the first country to roll out the covid-19 vaccine in the world.  The British government recently rolled out the covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech. What is the plan? More than 70 Hospital hubs in the United Kingdom are to inoculate people over 80 years. ..

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Internal Market Bill of UK: Key Facts

United Kingdom’s Internal Market Bill is a public bill passed on September 9, 2020. The UK Internal Market Bill aims to make trade arrangements for all four countries of UK- England, Scotland, and Wales and Northern Ireland after the Brexit transition period ends on December 31, 2020. The bill is designed to protect jobs and ..

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Manufacturing in the UK Fell to Record Low

As per the data released by the Confederation of British Industry, the manufacturing activities in the UK have seen a significant slump in the last three months due to significant impact caused by the coronavirus pandemic across the globe. The data from the quarterly industrial trends survey has shown that output dropped in 14 out ..

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