Month June 2021

AspirantWorld One liners : 30th June

• Hardliner Ebrahim Raisi became Iran’s president. He succeeded Hassan Rouhani. Iran’s 13th presidential elections were recently held. As per rules, the president should be a Shiite Muslim. Over 90 per cent of Iran’s population is comprised of Shiite Muslims.…

Sea snot

• Turkey’s Sea of Marmara, that connects the Black Sea to the Aegean Sea, has witnessed the largest outbreak of ‘sea snot’. About: • ‘Sea snot’ is marine mucilage, which floats up on the surface of the sea like a…

Toycathon 2021

• Union Minister Women and Child Development and Textiles and Minister for Education inaugurated Toycathon 2021 grand finale. About: • The Toycathon 2021 was organized jointly by Ministry of Education in coordination with five other Ministries viz: Ministry of Women…

Medical and Wellness Tourism

• Ministry of Tourism invites feedback/suggestions on the draft National Strategy and Roadmap for Medical and Wellness Tourism. About: • Medical Tourism (also called medical travel, health tourism or global healthcare) is a term used to describe the rapidly growing…

AspirantWorld One liners : 29th June

• Union Law Minister launches ITAT e-DWAR. ITAT e-DWAR is the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal’s e-filing portal (ITAT). The portal would allow parties to electronically file their Appeals, Miscellaneous Applications, documents, paper books, and so on. • The Defence Minister…

SWiFT drone

• DRDO initiates the trials of advanced stealth SWiFT drone. About: • DRDO has initiated the ground trials of SWiFT, 1-ton All Up Weight (AUW) Technological Demonstrator for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (Stealth Bomber). • The trials will be conducted…

Canopy Severance System

• Armament Research and Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune along with High Energy Material Research Laboratory (HEMRL) has made a state-of-the-art Canopy Severance System (CSS), which provides a safe escape path for a pilot operating an aircraft in case of an…