ISRO’s ‘zero orbital debris’ milestone

ISRO’s ‘zero orbital debris’ milestone Context: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has achieved a remarkable feat with its PSLV-C58/XPoSat mission, leaving virtually zero debris in Earth’s orbit. This achievement marks a significant step forward in addressing the growing concern of space debris, a pressing […]

Baobab Tree

Baobab Tree Context: The Global Society for the Preservation of Baobabs and Mangroves (GSPBM) has launched an initiative to revive the iconic baobab trees in Madagascar. Relevance: GS-03 (Conservation) Overview of Baobab Tree: The baobab tree, also known as the upside-down tree, is a long-lasting […]

On unemployment in Indian States

On unemployment in Indian States Context: A recent report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Institute for Human Development (IHD) has shed light on a concerning trend: two out of every three unemployed individuals in India are young graduates. This revelation underscores the […]

Mission Divyastra

Mission Divyastra Context: DRDO conducts Mission Divyastra successfully. Relevance: GS-3 (Security & Defence) About Mission Divyastra: Mission Divyastra is the flight test of the indigenously developed Agni-5 missile with Multiple Independently Targetable Re-Entry Vehicle ( MIRV) technology. It was carried out from Dr APJ Abdul […]

Magnetic Fossils

Magnetic Fossils Context: Recently, a 50,000-year-old sediment(magneto fossil) have been discovered in the Bay of Bengal. It was done by scientists from CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography. Magnetic analyses and electron microscopy was used to study sediment samples from the southwestern Bay of Bengal. Relevance: GS-1 […]