Odisha CM inaugurated Odisha’s longest bridge ‘T-setu’ in Cuttack

Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated the state’s longest bridge, ‘T-Setu’, built over the Mahanadi River in Cuttack District, Odisha. The bridge in the shape of the English alphabet ‘T’ was constructed at a cost of Rs 111 crore. This ‘T’ shaped bridge which spans 3.4 kilometre long and 7.5 metre wide bridge. will cut the distance between Badamba and Banki … Read more

India successfully tests surface-to-surface missile ‘Pralay’ off Odisha coast

‘Pralay’ is a 350-500 km short-range, surface-to-surface missile with a payload capacity of 500-1,000 kg. It is powered with the solid propellant rocket motor and other new technologies. India on 22 December (Wednesday) successfully conducted the maiden flight test of the indigenously-developed, surface-to-surface missile ‘Pralay’ off the Odisha coast in Balasore. The solid-fuel, battlefield missile developed by … Read more

ISRO signed 6 agreements with 4 countries for launching foreign satellites

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has signed six agreements with four countries for launching foreign satellites during 2021-23. Its commercial arm New Space India Ltd inked the pacts for launching the satellites by India’s mainstay rocket PSLV. About 132 million Euros would be earned through the launching of these foreign satellites on a commercial basis. … Read more

Haiderpur wetland in Uttar Pradesh is new Ramsar site

India has designated the Haiderpur wetland, which is about 10 km from Bijnor, as the country’s 47th Ramsar site and 2,463rd Ramsar site internationally. The Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change posted the information on Twitter on 9 December. Uttar Pradesh is now 9 Ramsar site wetlands. The wetland has also been identified under Namami Gange, a … Read more

Which country to get world’s first floating city by 2025?

South Korea  to get the world’s first floating city, to deal with the problem of floods due to rising sea levels. The floating city project is a joint effort by the UN Human Settlement Programme (UN-Habit) and OCEANIX. The city will be built off the coast of Busan in South Korea and is likely to be completed by 2025. The … Read more

Skyroot test-fired India’s 1st Privately Built Cryogenic Rocket Engine

On 25 November 2021 indigenous space startup Skyroot Aerospace successfully test-fired 1st first privately built cryogenic rocket engine “Dhawan-1”.This new engine will be fixed in the upper stage of the Vikram-2 rocket of Skyroot Aerospace (Vikram rockets are designed especially for launching small satellites). Skyroot Aerospace, a space technology startup based in Hyderabad. About Dhawan-1 Dhawan-1 … Read more

International Day for disaster risk reduction

INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR DISASTER RISK REDUCTIONआपदा जोखिम न्यूनीकरण के लिए अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस “Actions taken to reduce the risk of disasters and the adverse impacts of natural hazards through systematic efforts to analyze and manage the causes of disasters, including through avoidance of hazards, reduced social and economic vulnerability to hazards and improved preparedness for adverse … Read more

Shehroze Kashif becomes world’s youngest mountaineer to scale K2

Key Facts Shehroze Kashif became the youngest Pakistani to climb the world’s second highest peak, K2. Kashif was the fifth Pakistani to summit the peak, at 5:05am that morning. Shehroze Kashif from Lahore achieved the feat of scaling the 8,611-metre high peak . A 19-year-old Shehroze Kashif became the youngest Pakistani to climb the world’s second highest … Read more

World’s largest star sapphire cluster found in Ratnapura Sri Lanka

Best telegram channel for daily current affairs? Click here Important days ? Click here Key Facts World’s largest star sapphire cluster was found in the backyard of a Sri Lankan gem trader. The sapphire cluster weighs around 510kgs or 2.5 million carats. The cluster has been named the “Serendipity Sapphire” . World’s largest star sapphire the cluster was found … Read more