HORSE RACE WAS NOT CRUELTY SAYS SUPREME COURT
- Supreme Court held that the horse race conducted in various states was not a cruel one.
- It is differ from Jallikattu, says Supreme Court
TIFR RESEARCHERS DISCOVERED A THEORY OF SUPERCONDUCTIVITY
- Researchers from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) have discovered that bismuth semi-metal in bulk form becomes a super conductor
- They have discovered that when temperature of bismuth semi metal in bulk form is lowered to 530 microKelvin, it becomes a superconductor.
ANDHRA GOVERNEMNT LAUNCHES “AP PURSE”
- The state government of Andhra Pradesh launches “AP PURSE”, a mobile app to promote digital payments in that state.
- The mobile app will promote cashless digital payments, to make that state as digital state.
- ISRO successfully launched the RESOURCESAT-2A, a remote sensing satellite into its dedicated orbit.
- It is launched through the PSLV-C36
- From Sathish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota.
- RESOURCESAT-2A was PSLV’s 38th series of flight, of which 37 are successful, with consecutively.
- RESOURCESAT-2A carries 3 payloads = LISS-4 (Linear Imaging Self Scanner) Camera with high resolution, Medium resolution LISS-3 Camera and Advanced Wide Field Sensor (AWiFS) Camera
- The life of the mission is 5 years
- PSLV is a 4 stage rocket
- XL version of the rocket was used in RESOURCESAT
ARMED FORCES FLAG DAY
- Every year December 7, celebrated as National Armed Forces Flag Day
- The day commemorates in the honour to sacrifices of brave soldiers, airmen and sailors of India
- The armed forces flag day is dedicated towards the collection of funds from people for the welfare of the Armed Forces Personnel’s.
CENTER OF EXCELLENCE
- Government of India establishes a Centre of Excellence in the Information Technology at the Egypt’s oldest and most prestigious Al-Azhar University.
TURNER PRIZE 2016
- Britain’s top most award Turner Prize for the year 2016 was won by the Multimedia Artist Helen Marter
- Turner Prize is given for the Contemporary Arts
NEW PRIME MINISTER OF FRANCE
- Bernard Cazeneuve was selected as the new Prime Minister of France
- The Last Manuel Valls resigned his post
- Indian Navy’s offshore Patrol Vehicle, INS Sumitra visited Darwin, Australia.
- Visits due to bilateral relations.
- INS Sumitra belongs to Saryu Class Ship
EARTHQUAKE HITS AECH, INDONESIA
- A massive earthquake with the magnitude of 6.4 was occurred at the Aech, in Indonesia
- Aech was located at the northern province of Sumatra, Indonesia.