Day June 6, 2021

Ranjitsinh Disale

• Ranjitsinh Disale, the first Indian teacher to receive the Global Teacher Award has been appointed by the World Bank as an Advisor to the World Bank. About: • The World Bank has appointed 12 advisors from world over and…

DAVINCI+ and VERITAS

• NASA has selected two missions to the planet Venus, Earth’s nearest neighbour. About: • The missions are called DAVINCI+ and VERITAS and will be launched between 2028-2030. • DAVINCI+ is short for ‘Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gases,…

Uighurs

• Three Uighurs who fled from China to Turkey have described forced abortions and torture by Chinese authorities in the far western Xinjiang region, ahead of giving testimony to a people’s tribunal in London that is investigating if Beijing’s actions…