Day June 10, 2020

Sun’s coronal heating problem

• A group of scientists working at the Pune-based National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) have recently discovered tiny flashes of radio light emanating from all over the Sun, which they say could help in explaining the long-pending coronal heating…

Light Detection and Ranging data

• U.K.-based archaeologists have discovered two Roman roads and 30 prehistoric or Roman large embanked settlement enclosures in Tamar Valley, England by analysing images derived from Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data. About: • Lidar, which stands for Light Detection…

Delhi Disaster Management Authority

• Delhi Lieutenant Governor and Chairman of Delhi Disaster Management Authority Anil Baijal has overruled Arvind Kejriwal government’s order that only Delhi residents will be admitted to government hospitals in the city for COVID-19 treatment. About: • Delhi Disaster Management…

Turant Customs

• Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, CBIC launched its flagship programme ‘Turant Customs’, at Bengaluru and Chennai. Key highlights: • This is a giant leap forward to leverage technology for faster Customs clearance of imported goods. • Importers…