Asteroid lost 1 million kg after collision with DART

NASA’s Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft smashed into an asteroid deliberately, on September 2022, altering the rock’s trajectory through space. Scientists have deconstructed the collision. DART, which was the size of... Read more »

ALMA telescope in the Atacama desert

The Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimetre Array (ALMA) is a radio telescope comprising 66 antennas placed in the Atacama Desert of Chile. Recently ALMA is set to get software and hardware upgrades that will... Read more »

The UN Maternal Mortality Estimation

The United Nations Maternal Mortality Estimation Inter–Agency Group (MMEIG) released a report on the maternal mortality rate. The report shows the maternal mortality rates between 2000 and 2020. The MMEIG comprises of... Read more »

Earth’s inner core revealed by large quakes

The reverberations from earthquakes as they bounce back and forth through the centre of Earth have revealed new details about the structure of the planet’s inner core, according to a study published... Read more »

Women’s rights & the history of Feminism

A detailed account of feminism, Gender issues, Women’s right movements Current issues of women Women in today’s world face several types of challenges and issues that make their life difficult. Inequality, injustice,... Read more »

Anniversary of Stolen Generation Apology

Australia recently committed about 30 crore dollars to improve the life outcomes of its Aboriginal people, as the country marked 15 years since a national apology for forcibly removing Indigenous children from... Read more »

Initiatives for Primary Agricultural Credit Societies

India is to increase the number of its PACS (Primary Agricultural Credit Societies) to two lakhs in the next five years. There is a plan to create multi-purpose PACS in panchayats. Many... Read more »

Global Wage Report

The“Global Wage Report 2022-2023: The Impact of inflation and COVID-19 on wages and purchasing power” report is released by the International Labour Organization. The report says that the global wages declined in... Read more »

Global Water Resources Report 2022

The first State of Global Water Resources Report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) to assess the impact of environmental, climatic and social changes on the world’s water resources. Its objective is... Read more »

Mandatory Eco-sensitive Zone for the protection of forests in India: SC

The Apex Court directed that every protected forest, national park and wildlife sanctuary across India should have a mandatory eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) of minimum 1 km, starting from demarcated boundaries. This direction... Read more »