Day June 16, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 16th June

• The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) is a universally-recognized observance adopted by the United Nations General Assembly and celebrated every year on 16 June. This year the theme is “Remittances are a lifeline.” The day recognizes the contribution…

International Day of Family Remittances

• The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) 2020 is being observed on 16 June under the theme “Remittances are a lifeline.” About: • The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) is a universally-recognized observance adopted by the United Nations…

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

• According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are six stages of vaccine development: exploratory, pre-clinical, clinical development, regulatory review and approval, manufacturing and quality control. About: • This research-intensive phase of the vaccine development process…

India stares at 5th recession

• The current recession staring at India is different from previous recessions as it comes with a fresh set of challenges. About: • Recession is generally defined as a fall in the overall economic activity for two consecutive quarters (six…

Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs)

• NASA Scientists have observed the “fifth state of matter” in space aboard the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, offering insight that could help solve some of the quantum universe’s most intractable conundrums. About: • Bose-Einstein condensates…

Initiatives towards Maritime Domain Awareness

• The Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) is an intergovernmental body created in 1984 that coordinates maritime governance in the south-western Indian Ocean. Key highlights: • After joining the Indian Ocean Commission as Observer, India is looking to post Navy Liaison…