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Current Affairs in Short: 2 August 2021

5 hrs ago
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in its study claimed that COVAXIN is effective against the Delta and Delta plus variant of COVID-19.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 2 August 2021

7 hrs ago
PV Sindhu won a bronze medal in an Olympics match and became the first woman from India to clinch two Olympic medals. 

COVID-19: Third wave likely to hit India in August: Report

10 hrs ago
India is most likely to witness a third wave of the COVID-19, stated a study led by Manindra Agrawal and Mathukumalli Vidyasagar by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur and Hyderabad, respectively.

Saturn comes closest to the Earth today; How and When to watch it in India

13 hrs ago
Saturn and Earth will come closest to each other today. The event happens every year when both the planets are closest while revolving in their own orbital path around the sun. 

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade takes charge as Vice Chief of Indian Navy

1 day ago
Vice Admiral Satish Namdeo Ghormade has assumed charge as the new Vice Chief of the Naval Staff. Ghormade succeeded Vice Admiral G Ashok Kumar. Read all you need to know.

INDRA: India-Russia to hold 12th edition of joint military exercise in Volgograd from August 1

2 days ago
The 12th edition of the INDRA military exercise between India and Russia will entail the conduct of the counter-terror operations under the United Nations mandate by a joint force against the International Terror Groups.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 26 July to 31 July 2021

2 days ago
Lovlina Borgohain has become the first woman from Assam and third Indian boxer after Mary Kom and Vijender Singh to win an Olympic Medal.

Current Affairs in Short: 30 July 2021

3 days ago
DGCA announced that the suspension of international flights from and to the country has been extended till August 31 in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 30 July 2021

3 days ago
Lovlina Borgohain, Olympic debutant, has become the first Assamese woman and the third Indian boxer to win an Olympic medal after Mary Kom and Vijender Singh.

India, US extend their agreement on Triangular Cooperation for global development

3 days ago
The Second Amendment to the SGP agreement was signed to extend the validity of the Triangular Cooperation agreement for global development till 2026. 

ESA to launch world’s first reprogrammable commercial satellite – All you need to know

3 days ago
The European Space Agency (ESA) is all set to launch the world’s first commercial fully re-programmable satellite, the Eutelsat Quantum on July 30, 2021. Read all you need to know.

International Space Station briefly thrown out of control due to misfire, crew members never in danger: NASA

3 days ago
The incident at the International Space Station took place when the jet thrusters of a newly arrived Russia’s Nauka research module accidentally fired a few hours after it was docked to the orbiting outpost.

Current Affairs in Short: 29 July 2021

Jul 29, 2021
The Centre informed that 780 new air traffic routes under the regional air connectivity UDAN scheme have been approved.

ISRO’s Geo-imaging satellite EOS-03 to be launched in third quarter of 2021

Jul 29, 2021
Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launched its first Earth Observation Satellite in 1988 which is known as IRS-1A. Read all about the latest Geo-imaging satellite EOS-03.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 29 July 2021

Jul 29, 2021
Rajya Sabha has passed the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill, 2021. 

Current Affairs in Short: 28 July 2021

Jul 28, 2021
Turkmenistan’s weightlifter Polina Guryeva won a silver medal in the 59-kg weightlifting category in the Tokyo Olympics thereby securing the country’s first Olympic medal.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 28 July 2021

Jul 28, 2021
Senior BJP leader Basavaraj Somappa Bommai has become the 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka.

World Hepatitis Day 2021: Theme, History, and Significance

Jul 28, 2021
Every year on July 28, World Hepatitis Day (WHD) is observed to raise awareness about viral hepatitis. Read all you need to know.

Nandu Natekar, Indian badminton legend, passes away at 88

Jul 28, 2021
Nandu Natekar won the men’s singles championship in the Selangor International Tournament in Kuala Lumpur in 1956. Natekar’s victory was also the first international victory by an Indian Badminton player.

Hubble finds first evidence of water vapor at Jupiter’s Moon Ganymede

Jul 28, 2021
The researchers discovered that Ganymede's surface temperature varies strongly throughout the day, becoming sufficiently warm around noon, leading the icy surface to release some small amounts of water molecules. 

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