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First Sundarban Bird Festival

First Sundarban Bird Festival: 145 different bird species were sighted during the first Sundarban Bird Festival. The first-ever festival was organised by the Sundarban Tiger Reserve (STR) division of the West Bengal Forest Department, where several teams visited different areas inside the Sundarban Biosphere Reserve. The Bird Festival provides baseline data on Sundarbans’ bird species […]

3rd ASEAN Digital Ministers (ADGMIN) Meeting

3rd ASEAN Digital Ministers (ADGMIN) Meeting: The 3rd ASEAN Digital Ministers (ADGMIN) meeting was held on a virtual platform. ASEAN Digital Ministers (ADGMIN) meeting is an annual meeting of telecom ministers of 10 ASEAN (Association of South-East Asian Nations) countries and dialogue partner countries. The 3rd ministers meeting approved the India-ASEAN Digital Work Plan 2023. […]

ISRO successfully launches SSLV-D2

ISRO successfully launches SSLV-D2 ISRO’s Small Satellite Launch Vehicle SSLV-D2 carrying EOS-07, Janus-1 and AzaadiSAT-2 satellites was successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Station, in Sriharikota. AzaadiSAT-2 has been developed by about 750 girl students across India. They contributed to the design and construction of the satellite built by Chennai-based startup Space Kidz India. […]

Solar Prominence Near Sun’s North Pole

Solar Prominence Near Sun’s North Pole: Scientists recently observed a large prominence near Sun’s north pole Large, loop-like structures on the edge of the solar disk sometimes stand out brightly against the dark background of space. These enormous structures are called solar prominences. Prominences are anchored to the Sun’s surface in the photosphere, and extend […]

Forever Chemicals : Alarming Levels In Ice Around Svalbard, Norway

Forever Chemicals : Alarming Levels In Ice Around Svalbard, Norway An Oxford University-led recent study found alarming levels of toxic PFAS also known as “forever chemicals” in ice around Svalbard, Norway which pose a risk to the region’s wildlife. PFAS (Per- and polyfluorinated alkyl substances), also known as the Forever Chemicals, are a large chemical […]