Category Times of India

Young Population report

• The Registrar General and Census Commissioner of India released data on Young Population as part of the Sample Registration System (SRS) 2018 report. Key findings: • For the first time, more than half of India’s population, irrespective of gender…

Haloarchaea

• The water of Lonar Lake in Buldhana district of Maharashtra turned into pink colour recently, thus arousing curiosity of lakhs of people including the scientists. • Reportedly, it has turned out that the pink colour can be attributed due…

Tianwen-1

• China launched its most ambitious Mars mission yet in a bold attempt to join the United States in successfully landing a spacecraft on the red planet. About: • Tianwen-1 (TW-1) is an interplanetary mission to Mars by the China…

Hope mission

• The United Arab Emirates (UAE) launched its first-ever interplanetary Hope Probe mission to Mars from Japan’s Tanegashima Space Centre. About: • The Emirates Mars Mission is a space exploration mission to Mars, which launched the Hope orbiter (Al Amal…

Kuwait expat quota bill

• Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said that it is “closely monitoring” the status of Kuwait’s draft residency bill, which is aimed at expelling a bulk of foreigners from the country. The draft expat quota bill: • The…