Saturday, 27 June 2020

June 27 : Current Affairs

1)GOVERNMENT ALLOWS MORE FLIGHTS ON DOMESTIC ROUTES;


           • The Ministry Of Civil Aviation has given its nod to increase capacity of domestic flight to 45% from 33% at present.
           •  DGCA has been requested to prepare the schedule for airlines. 
Did You Know? 
    DGCA-Director General Of Civil Aviation. 

2)BENGALURE IS IN TOP 30 IN STARTUP GENOME GLOBAL STARTUP ECOSYSTEM RANKINGS;

             • Bengalure has been ranked 26th in the "The Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2020"by startup genome.
             • Delhi was in the runners up category at the 36th spot and mumbai ranked first in the list of top 100 'Emerging Ecosystem Ranking'. 
Did You Know? 
      J. F. Gauthier founded startup genome. 

3)PUNE WON THREE STARS FOR GARBAGE FREE CITIES BY GOVERNMENT;


              • Pune gets a three-star rating in the MOHUA Ranking for Garbage Free Cities(GFC)for the year 2019.
              • Pune rating was upgraded from one star along with Noida, Visakhapatnam, Vadodara, Ahmednagar, Ballpur, and Gwalior. 
Did You Know? 
      MOHUA-Ministry Of Housing And Urban Affairs.

4)NASA RELEASES EPIC-10 YEAR TIMELAPSE OF SUN;

              •  The National Aeronautics And Space Administration has released a 10 year timelapse of the sun from the data collected by SDO;
               •  SDO has been observing the sun and collect an image of the sun every 0.75 sec, according to space agency.
Did You Know? 
       SDO-Solar Dynamics Observatory. 

5)BOUNCER RULE WAS INTRODUCED TO LIMIT SUCCESS OF BLACK TEAM - DARREN SAMMY;

                • Darren Sammy points out how cricket had no bouncer rule, when white fast bowlers were ruling the roost but insulted a rule that limits when black fast bowlers were the most feared. 
                 • Cricket  had no problems with the bouncer, when fast bowlers from white teams were dishing them out but introduced a rule to limit bouncers when west indies fast bowlers become dominant-said Darren Sammy.
Did You Know? 
       Darren Sammy had led the West Indies to the 2016 T20 world cup

6)700-km LONG LIGHTNING FLASH IN BRAZIL CREATES WORLD RECORD;

                • A single lightning flash stretched more than 700 km across Brazil last year has created world record for the longest reported distance of lightning, announced by UN's weather agency. 
                • WMO comittee said that two new world records for the longest reported distance and longest reported duration for single lightning flash were set in Brazil and and  Argentina. 
Did You Know? 
       WMO-World Meteorological Organization. 
7)NRAI NAMES CORE GROUP FOR OLYMPICS ;

            • The NRAI has announced a 32 member core group of shooters to train for Tokyo olympics to be staged next year.
            • The 15 shooters who won olympic quota have been clubbed with two additional shooters in each event. 
Did You Know? 
        NRAI - National Rifle Association Of India. 

8)GOVERNOR FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF JUNIOR AND YOUTH RED CROSS UNITS; 

                • Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bushan Harichandran has appealed to the school and Higher Education Department officials to establish junior and youth red cross units in the state to inculcate voluntary participation in service activities among youngsters.
                 • He launched a mobile app for the enrollment of volunteers brought out by IRCS.
Did You Know? 
        IRCS- Indian Red Cross Society. 

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