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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

DAILY GK : 9 FEB 2021

DAILY GK : 9 FEB 2021


1. INDIA’S 1ST EVER GEOTHERMAL PROJECT

      UT Administration of Ladakh, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC)-Leh and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Energy Centre have signed a MoU to establish India’s 1st ever Geothermal Field Development Project in Puga Village of Eastern Ladakh (UT Ladakh).

      ONGC Energy Centre will be the implementing agency of the project.

      Puga shows geothermal activity in the form of hot springs, mud pools, sulphur and borax deposits.

 

2. POSTAGE STAMPS ON DIAMOND JUBILEE OF GUJARAT HIGH COURT

      PM Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the event organised to mark the Diamond Jubilee of the Gujarat High Court and unveiled the commemorative Postage Stamps to mark the completion of 60 years of establishment of the High Court of Gujarat on May 1 2020.

      The event which was scheduled to take place in 2020 was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

3. AEPL ENTERS INTO A FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT WITH MIG

      Aviatech Enterprises Pvt Ltd (AEPL), a Crown group company entered into a ‘framework agreement’ with Russian Aircraft Corporation  MiG, where AEPL will be the in-country authorised partner for RAC MiG to provide post-warranty product support to  Mikoyan-Gurevich(MiG)-29K and MiG-29KUB fighter jets, associated systems,  Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and Special to Type Test Equipment (STTE) in the inventory of the Indian .

      Currently Indian Navy has around 40 MiG-29K (single seat) and MiG-29KUB (double seat) aircraft in its fleet.

 

4. INDIA’S NOMINAL GDP GROWTH TO RISE TO 17% IN FY22: MOODY’S

      Moody’s in its report titled ‘Government Policy – India: Budget provides broad support; fiscal consolidation prospects still weak’ has increased India’s nominal Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth at 17% for FY 22 from earlier 14.3%.

      This forecast is  higher than 14.4% estimated in the Union Budget 2021-22.

 

5. NEW ACTING CHIEF OF CBI

      The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed Praveen Sinha, 1988 batch IPS officer of Gujarat Cadre, currently serving as the Additional Director of Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI), as the acting Chief of CBI.

      He succeeds Rishi Kumar Sukla who retires on 3rd February 2021 after a 2-year stint.

      CBI was established as The Special Police Establishment (SPE) in 1941, it was renamed as Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in 1963.

 

6. BELLATRIX AEROSPACE IS BUILDING A ‘SPACE TAXI’ FOR SATELLITES

      In a reforming development, the Bengaluru, Karnataka based Bellatrix Aerospace is building a vehicle that will work as a “taxi in space” to ferry small satellites into multiple orbits.

      It will be big development for global operators to reduce time and costs.

      The space startup’s vehicle is expected to launch to low earth orbit in 2023 on the Vikram rocket of Skyroot Aerospace, a Hyderabad-based rocket startup.

 

7. BOOK TITLED, ‘BY MANY A HAPPY ACCIDENT: RECOLLECTIONS OF A LIFE’

      Former Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari has authored a book titled ‘By Many a Happy Accident: Recollections of a Life’.

      The book is published by Rupa Publications.

      It describes the unplanned happenings that took place in the life of  M. Hamid that changed his way from his deferred fancy for academia to professional diplomacy and then co-opted in public life and became the Vice President of India for 2 consecutive terms.


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