Day June 21, 2021

AspirantWorld One liners : 21st June

• The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $484 million loan agreement to improve transportation connectivity and facilitate industrial development in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai–Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC). ADB is the Government of India’s lead partner…

General Elections 2019 – An Atlas

• Chief Election Commissioner, Shri Sushil Chandra along with Election Commissioner Shri Rajiv Kumar and Election Commissioner Shri Anup Chandra Pandey released ‘General Elections 2019 – An Atlas’ on June 15, 2021. Statistics: • 17th General Elections conducted in 2019…

Bharitalasuchus tapani

• In the mid 20th century, researchers from the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, carried out extensive studies on rocks of the Yerrapalli Formation in what is now Telangana, uncovering several fossils. About: • By studying some of these specimens stored…

Pyrostria laljii

• A 15-metre-tall tree that belongs to the genus of the coffee family has recently been discovered from the Andaman Islands. About: • Regions in India: The new species, Pyrostria laljii was first reported from the Wandoor forest in South…