Day December 21, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 21st December

• The Indian Space Research Organization – ISRO launched a communications satellite CMS-01 on the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C50) of its Satish Dhawan Space Center in Andhra Pradesh. Previously, in November 2020, ISRO launched India’s Earth observation satellite, EOS-01…

[Editorial Analysis] The right call

Mains Paper 2: Polity Prelims level: Separation of powers Mains level: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions Context: • Andhra Pradesh High Court sought to convene a judicial inquiry into whether there is a “constitutional…

Justice Jain committee

• A three-member Committee chaired by former Supreme Court judge D.K. Jain is scheduled to begin work on unravelling the rogue officials responsible for the infamous ISRO “frame-up” case of 1994, which destroyed the life and reputation of Nambi Narayanan,…

Red vs Pink Ball

• The first Test Match between Australia and India at Adelaide, has put into focus the pink cricket ball used in day/night matches once again. Why is Pink Ball is used for Day/Night Test? • Test matches are played with…