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The Ickabog: J.K. Rowling releases first five chapters online for free

11 hrs ago
J.K. Rowling had earlier informed that she would be publishing one or more chapters of ‘The Ickabog’ daily on the website, starting from May 26 to July 10.

Current Affairs in Short: 28 May 2020

12 hrs ago
Karnataka has banned the entry of people coming from five states- Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh to contain the spread of COVID-19 virus. 

Top 5 Current Affairs: 28 May 2020

12 hrs ago
J.K Rowling, writer of  Harry Potter series, has launched the first five chapters of ‘The Ickabog’ online for free.

Locusts Attack in India: What are Locusts & its Swarms/Plague?; Control Measures taken by Government|Explained

12 hrs ago
Locusts Attack in India: Check what are locusts and how they form swarms and cause plague. Check how do locusts look,  how are they harmful, what they eat, how they damage the crops and agriculture. Know measures taken for locusts control and everything about Locusts.

Hydroxycholoroquine COVID-19 Trials Stopped: Why WHO suspends HCQ for Coronavirus Treatment? - 5 Reasons

19 hrs ago
Hydroxycholoroquine COVID-19 Trials Stopped by the WHO: Check here why the WHO halted the trials of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) drug for the treatment of Coronavirus.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 27 May 2020

1 day ago
The Central Government has directed all the states to make private labs reduce the prices of the COVID-19 tests and fix the prices that are mutually agreeable

Astrophysicists capture new class of astronomical transient objects

1 day ago
The newly identified FBOT which is called CRTS-CSS161010 J045834-081803 or CSS161010 in short has vastly overshadowed the previously discovered FBOT “The Cow” with the heaviness and sheer speed of its material outflows.

Current Affairs in Short: 27 May 2020

1 day ago
India’s Aarogya Setu has become the world's largest contact tracing app, reaching over 11 crore 40 lakh people in just 40 days.

Cloud Atlas created by Astronomers for hot, Jupiter like exoplanets

1 day ago
This model will help the astronomers in studying the gases in the atmospheres of distant and strange worlds as clouds interfere in getting the measurement of the atmospheric composition.

Army Commanders Conference begins, operational defence issues to be discussed

1 day ago
The high- level army commanders’ conference will be held amid the ongoing stand-off with China in Ladakh where it has deployed more than 5000 troops all along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) at multiple locations in Ladakh. 

Top 5 Current Affairs: 26 May 2020

2 days ago
The Desert Locusts have made their way to India through Pakistan. The swarms have attacked the crop fields in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and are now moving towards UP, Delhi and Maharashtra.

Current Affairs in Short: 26 May 2020

2 days ago
The World Health Organization has decided to temporarily suspend the clinical trial of Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) on COVID-19 patients.

NASA’s WFIRST Hubble Telescope renamed after astronomer Nancy Grace Roman

2 days ago
Nancy Grace Roman is considered as the mother of Hubble Space Telescope, which was launched 30 years ago.

IAF Chief to operationalise second squadron of Tejas

2 days ago
‘Flying Bullets’, the IAF’s number 18 squadron will be raised with Tejas aircraft in the final operational configuration. The event will be held at Air Force Station, in Sulur near Coimbatore.

Top 5 Current Affairs: 25 May 2020

3 days ago
The four cosmonauts have resumed their training under India's Gaganyaan mission in Russia.

Gaganyaan Mission: Four Indian cosmonauts restart their training in Russia

3 days ago
Roscosmos, Russian Space Corporation released a statement mentioning that on May 12, Gagarin Research & Test Cosmonaut Training Centre (GCTC) has resumed the training of four Indian cosmonauts.

Current Affairs in Short: 25 May 2020

3 days ago
The Andhra Pradesh High Court has ordered the seizure of the LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam and barred entry of all into the plant except the committees appointed by the state government. 

Pulitzer winning Indian-origin physician appointed to New York’s commission on economic recovery

3 days ago
Another Indian-origin higher education leader, Satish Tripathi has also been named as a member of the commission by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

KKR-Reliance Jio Deal of Rs 11,367 crore for 2.32% stake: All you need to know

May 23, 2020
KKR-Jio Deal: Equity firm KKR to invest Rs 11,367 crore in Reliance Jio Platforms for 2.32% stake. This is fifth such deal in last 30 days after Facebook, Silver Lake, Vista and General Atlantic. Know everything here about KKR-Reliance Jio Deal.

Top 10 Weekly Current Affairs: 18 May to 23 May 2020

May 23, 2020
Airport Authority of India (AAI) Guidelines are out for the safe domestic travel. The guidelines state detailed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to be followed by passengers and crew for boarding the domestic flight.
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