Day July 2, 2021

AspirantWorld One liners : 2nd July

• The European Space Agency will employ and launch the world’s first physically disabled astronaut. It obtained 22000 applicants for this recruitment call. ESA is growing in applied sciences for para-astronaut. • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated a Zen…

India Digital Ecosystem of Agriculture

• The Centre’s digital agriculture proposals raised concerns of exploitation of farmers, data protection and consent, mismanaged land records, exclusion of landless cultivators and the corporatisation of agriculture, according to the feedback to the government. What is the government’s new…

Lightning deaths

• The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) conducted an awareness workshop on lightning and thunderstorms. • It reported that lightning is killing 2000 people annually in India. This has doubled from 1,000 to over 2,500 between 1968 and 2019. • Lightning…