Day October 11, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 11th October

• India’s first indigenous anti-radiation missile, Rudram, developed for the Indian Air Force, was successfully flight-tested from a Sukhoi-30 MKI jet off the east coast. Rudram is an air-to-surface missile, designed and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation…

Brahma Kamal flowers

• The rare Brahma Kamal, the only flower known to bloom after sunset and just once a year, has been spotted in the higher reaches of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand. About: • It is said that Brahma Kamal – named…

Gujarat Navaratri 2020

• Gujarat government has ruled out commercial or traditional street garbas in the state for the current year owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. About: • Garba is a form of dance which originated in Traditional garbas are performed around centrally…

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

• Biologists have found a rare Rose-breasted Grosbeak, a bird with both female and male plumage colours, in the United States’ Pennsylvania. About: • The Rose-breasted Grosbeak derives its name from the male of the species who have a ruby-red…

Rudram missile

• India’s first indigenous anti-radiation missile, Rudram, developed for the Indian Air Force, was successfully flight-tested from a Sukhoi-30 MKI jet off the east coast. Anti-radiation missile: • Anti-radiation missiles are designed to detect, track and neutralise the adversary’s radar,…