Day July 9, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 9th July

• Union Cabinet has given its approval to a new pan India Central Sector Scheme-Agriculture Infrastructure Fund. The scheme shall provide a medium – long term debt financing facility for investment in viable projects for post-harvest management Infrastructure and community…

Kawasaki disease

• In India and elsewhere, a new illness, with some symptoms common with the rare Kawasaki disease, has been affecting children with Covid-19. Multisystem Inflammatory Disorder: • The first such cases started getting reported since April, from the US and…

Moon’s subsurface

• In a new milestone in lunar exploration, NASA said that it’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft had found evidence that the Moon’s subsurface might have greater quantities of metals such as iron and titanium than thought before. About: •…

National Ganga River Basin Project

• The World Bank and the Government of India signed a loan agreement to enhance support for the Namami Gange program that seeks to rejuvenate the Ganga river. About: • The Second National Ganga River Basin Project (SNGRBP) will help…