Science & Technology Current Affairs 2021 - Current Affairs Today

Science & Technology Current Affairs 2021 read all the latest Science & Technology Current Affairs Updates for 2021 at Fresherslive.com. This is the right place to get quick updates of Latest Science & Technology Current Affairs 2021 and events not only for the competitive exam but also for the interview.

Last Updated: September 27, 2021 2 hours ago

Download Current Affairs App !!!
Free Current Affairs to Your Email
  • Worlds Highest EV Charging Station Opened In Himachal

    2 hours ago
    The world’s highest EV charging station was opened at Kaza town, in Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh. Highlights: ♦ The EV charging station was opened on 23 September 2021 to promote a sustainable environment. ♦ It is the world’s highest electric vehicle charging station, located at 500 ft. ♦ A couple ....

    Solar DC Cooking Technology - CMERI

    5 hours ago
    The solar DC cooking technology was developed by the CMERI (Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute). The CMERI is an institute under the CSIR (Council for Scientific and Industrial Research). Highlights: ♦ It is a Solar Energy based totally Cooking System which consists of a solar PV panel, charge controller, battery bank and cooking ....

    Matthew Henson Name for Lunar Crater

    2 days ago
    The International Astronomical Union has named a crater at the Moon’s south pole after the Arctic explorer Matthew Henson, a Black man who in 1909 was one of the first human beings to stand at the very top of the world. Highlights: ♦ The inspiration to identify the crater after Henson was put forth by Jordan Bretzfelder who is an Exploration ....

    Cowin Under WHO Specifications

    2 days ago
    The Chairman of the empowered group for COVID vaccine administration has referred to that no situation has been expressed through the UK government on the certification manner of Cowin. Also, Indian COVID-19 vaccination certificate conformed to the World Health Organisation (WHO) specifications. It is an essential step ahead in to facilitate travel ....

    The Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (IISc) has discovered a means to create a single-use plastic substitute (SUP)

    3 days ago
    Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru (IIScDepartment )'s of Material Engineering recently discovered a means to make a single-use plastic substitute. This will help to reduce the problem of environmental plastic trash accumulation. Key points: ♦ According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report 2018-19, ....

    Study Probes How Suns Corona Ejections Influence Space Weather Predictions

    4 days ago
    A recent study shows how Sun's coronal mass ejections influence the accuracy of space weather prediction, which is crucial for the health of our satellites. Highlights: ♦ A recent study has shown that within the solar atmosphere like coronal mass ejections influence the accuracy of space weather prediction, which is crucial for the health ....

    Collaboration of ISRO and CBSE - Space Challenge

    5 days ago
    Niti Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission in collaboration with ISRO and CBSE has launched ‘Space Challenge’ for school students across India. This assignment has been designed for all the faculty students, mentors and teachers across the country who not solely are related with schools having Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) labs but for all the ....

    Scientists Are Working On Bringing Back The Extinct Woolly Mammoths

    5 days ago
    Scientists in Colossal are trying to resurrect the extinct Woolly Mammoth using DNA extracted from ancient carcasses discovered in Siberia. Highlights: ♦Colossal, a biosciences and genetics company, in hands with the Havard professor, George Church, is working on bringing back the extinct Woolly mammoth species by using the Baby woolly mammoth ....

    New Study on Ninth Planet

    6 days ago
    In the process of continuing to search for the hypothetical ninth planet in our solar system, astronomer Michael Brown, who led Pluto’s downgrade to a dwarf planet in 2006, co-authored a new study claiming to have narrowed the location of potential new planets Highlights: ♦ The study proposed that the "Ninth Planet" exists ....

    Energy-Efficient Low-C Bricks by Researchers

    6 days ago
    Researchers have developed a technology that can use construction and demolition waste and alkali-activated adhesives to produce energy-efficient wall materials. Highlights: ♦ The researchers used an alkali activation technique using fly ash and powdered slag to create low-embodied carbon bricks from building and demolition debris. ♦ ....

    Helina Missile to be in Indian Missiles

    6 days ago
    The Helicopter introduced Nag anti-tank guided missile, which is being developed indigenously, has completed all tests. About Helina: ♦ It is the 3rd-generation Lock on Before Launch fire and forget-class anti-tank guided missile system. ♦ It has all-weather combat capability day and night ♦ It can defeat main battle tanks ....

    First Software Technology Park in Nagaland

    7 days ago
    Nagaland’s first and India’s 61st Software Technology Park of India (STPI) centre was inaugurated at Kohima. Highlights: ♦ The inauguration of the STPI centre in Kohima is a fulfilment of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of growing a technology ecosystem in the northeast to create possibilities for future generations ....

    Global Methane Pledge - Joe Biden

    7 days ago
    US President Joe Biden announced a global methane commitment, an effort led by the United States and the European Union to reduce methane emissions by a third by the end of this decade. Highlights: ♦ The announcement was announced at the Energy and Climate Forum of the major economies virtually hosted by the White House. Leaders from multiple ....

    Planetarium Innovation Challenge by MyGov

    7 days ago
    For Indian start-ups and technology entrepreneurs, MyGov introduced the Planetarium Innovation Challenge. About Planetarium Innovation Challenge: ♦ This Planetarium challenge was introduced with the goal of bringing together the Start-ups and tech companies which are based out of India, having potential to construct an indigenous planetarium ....

    AI-Powered Project by Minister for Road Transport

    9 days ago
    The Union Minister for Road Transport launched ‘iRASTE’, an Artificial Intelligence-powered project. The venture goals to help decrease avenue accidents, recognize the elements accountable for these activities and come up with solutions to mitigate them. iRASTE is acronymed as Intelligent Solutions for Road Safety through Technology and ....

    First Carbon Capture by Tata Steel

    9 days ago
    Tata Steel has commissioned the first carbon capture plant of India that extracts CO2 at once from the blast furnace gas, at its Works of Jamshedpur. By this achievement, Tata Steel has come to be the country’s first steel corporation to adopt such a carbon seize technology. The CCU (Carbon Capture and Utilization) plant was inaugurated by T.V. ....

    First All-Tourist Crew into Orbit - SpaceX

    9 days ago
    The Inspiration4 crew of Chris Sembroski, Sian Proctor, Jared Isaacman and Hayley Arceneaux poses whilst appropriate for a launch rehearsal in Cape Canaveral, Florida September 12, 2021. Picture taken September 12, 2021. Inspiration4/John Kraus/Handout by REUTERS Highlights: ♦ The team of the Inspiration4, the first-ever orbital flight crewed ....

    Australia to Help in Gaganyaan Mission

    9 days ago
    Australia will assist India’s ‘Gaganyaan’ mission through tracking it via Cocos Keeling island. There are blind spots by which there is an opportunity of not receiving signals, sources said. The records relay satellite monitoring from Cocos Keeling island is anticipated to help tackle the issue. Highlights: ♦ Satellites in ....

    Study About Arsenic Contamination

    9 days ago
    A latest study in Bihar has found Arsenic Contamination no longer only in groundwater but also in the food chain. The study was a part of the Project Nature and Nurture in Arsenic Induced Toxicity of Bihar mutually funded by the British Council in the United Kingdom and Department of Science and Technology in India. Highlights: ♦ Arsenic has ....

    Digital Platform Equinox by Infosys

    10 days ago
    Infosys, a world leader in next-generation digital offerings and consulting, launched Infosys Equinox to help agencies securely supply hyper-segmented, personalised omnichannel commerce experiences for B2B and B2C buyers. Highlights: ♦ The platform’s future-ready structure presents remarkable flexibility for organisations to pick out ....

    Shoonya Campaign by NITI Aayog

    10 days ago
    NITI Aayog, RMI, and RMI India Launch ‘Shoonya’ Campaign. It is an initiative to promote zero-pollution shipping vehicles by working with customers and industry. Highlights: ♦ The marketing campaign aims to speed up the adoption of electric powered automobiles (EVs) in the urban deliveries segment and create customer attention ....

    Teeth of Sharks of the Jurassic Age Unearthed in Rajasthan

    10 days ago
    In a rare discovery, enamel of new species of hybodont shark of the Jurassic age have been found for the first time from Jaisalmer by a group of the Geological Survey of India (GSI). Highlights: ♦ Hybodont sharks been reported for the 1st time from the Jurassic rocks (approx between one hundred sixty and 168 million-years-old) of the Jaisalmer ....

    CRISPR to Control Growth of Mosquitoes

    11 days ago
    Researchers from California have developed a CRISPR-based system that can safely suppress mosquito vectors through sterilization. It is also known as the pgSIT or new precision-guided sterile insect technique. Highlights: ♦ pgSIT builds deployable mosquitoes that can reduce populations using a CRISPR-based technique ♦ It changed genes ....

    Climate Change May Cause the Migration of 216 Million People - World Bank

    12 days ago
    The World Bank has published the Groundswell report. The report examines the effects of slowly occurring climate change, such as water scarcity, declining crop productivity, and rising sea levels, which will lead to millions of “climate migration” by 2050 Highlights: ♦ Unless urgent action is taken to reduce global emissions and ....

    Millet Mission Announced in Chhattisgarh

    12 days ago
    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has announced the launch of ‘Millet Mission’, which targets to furnish appropriate charge prices to farmers for minor cereal crops. Highlights: ♦ The initiative is also a step toward the Chief Minister’s imaginative and prescient for the country to end up India’s millet hub. ....

    ATL Space Challenge 2021 - ISRO and CBSE

    13 days ago
    In collaboration with ISRO and CBSE, the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) launched ATL Space Challenge 2021. Highlights: ♦ The mission has been designed for all mentors, teachers and school students throughout the country who not only are related with schools having ATL labs but for all the non ATL schools as well. ♦ This is to make ....

    Rice Fortification - 4th Rashtriya Poshan Mah

    13 days ago
    To commemorate the ongoing 4th Rashtriya Poshan Mah, the Food and Public Distribution Department of the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and the Ministry of Women and Child Development together organized a webinar on rice fortification. Rice fortification: ♦ Biofortification is the method through which the nutritional ....

    First Country to Vaccinate Toddlers - Cuba

    14 days ago
    Cuba grew to be the first country in the world to vaccinate Toddlers from the age of two against COVID-19, the usage of home-grown jabs now not recognised through the World Health Organisation. Highlights: ♦ The communist island of 11.2 million human beings aims to inoculate all its youngsters earlier than reopening schools that have been ....

    EOS Launched by China

    14 days ago
    China launched a new Earth observation satellite (EOS), Gaofen-5 02, into space, aboard a Long March-4C rocket, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in north China’s Shanxi Province. Highlights: The Gaofen-5 2 satellite tv for pc is the twenty fourth in the series of Gaofen Earth-observation satellites of China, to display environmental ....

    Medium Range Surface to Air Missile System

    14 days ago
    DRDO passed over the air defence missile (MRSAM) System to the Indian Air Force. About MRSAM System: ♦ MRSAM (IAF) is an advanced network-centric combat air defense system developed by DRDO and the Israel Aerospace Industry (IAI) in cooperation with Indian industry, which includes the private and public sectors, including small, medium and ....

    Chandrayaan Done Extra Orbits Around the Moon

    18 days ago
    Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft of India has finished extra than 9,000 orbits around the Moon. Imaging and different scientific devices on the aircraft have been presenting fantastic useful data due to the fact then. Highlights: ♦ Lunar Science Workshop is a two-day workshop, organised by Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The workshop started ....

    First Functional Smog Tower

    18 days ago
    The Minister is committed to India’s first functional smog tower, located in Anand Vihar, New Delhi Highlights: ♦ Smoke tower is a structure designed as a large/medium air purifier to reduce air pollution, usually by forcing air through a filter. ♦ The height of Anand Vihar's smoke tower is more than 20m. It is a sinking type, ....

    Baira Siul Power Station - NHPC

    20 days ago
    The National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Co., Ltd. carried out a indigenously renovation & modernization of its 180 MW Baira Siul power station and began commercial operations. Highlights: The project is in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district. The Baira Siul Power Station is the first power station of NHPC. It has been put into ....

    Mu Variant of CoronaVirus - WHO

    20 days ago
    The World Health Organization has categorized some other SARS-CoV-2 variant “B.1.621” as a variant of interest (VOI) and labelled as “Mu”. Highlights: ♦ The variant used to be first recognized in Colombia in January, 2021. ♦ The global prevalence of Mu mutations in sequenced cases has declined and is currently ....

    Nipah Virus Reported in Kerala

    20 days ago
    After more than three years, Kerala reported a case of zoonotic Nipah virus infection. About Nipah Virus: ♦ The first outbreaks of the Nipah virus amongst humans was mentioned from Malaysia (1998) and Singapore (1999). ♦ It is a zoonotic virus, that means it has been transmitted from animals to human beings. ♦ Fruit bats, often ....

    Doppler Weather Radar and Pilot Sonde Based on Indigenous GPS

    20 days ago
    The Jammu IMD’s Doppler Weather Radar (DWR) and a Indigenous GPS based Pilot Sonde were unveiled by the Union Minister of Science & Technology. Highlights: ♦ This is the latest upgrade of the most advanced Doppler weather radar (DWR) and Pilot Sonde based on Indigenous GPS by the Indian Meteorological office in Jammu. ♦ The ....

    CORBEVAX Vaccine for Children

    21 days ago
    Centre offers Biological E nod to learn about its Covid vaccine Corbevax in children, teens. Highlights: ♦ The Drugs Controller General of India approved Biological E to perform two clinical trials of its Covid-19 vaccine candidate Corbevax. ♦ With this, the local drugmaker can start a mid-term study of the Covid-19 vaccine for children ....

    Hansa New Generation Aircraft - Maiden Flight

    21 days ago
    Hansa New Generation (NG) aircraft carried out its maiden flight. About Hansa New Generation (NG) aircraft: ♦ The Hansa NG aircraft is developed and designed by the CSIR National Aerospace Laboratory, Bangalore is a constituent laboratory of CSIR. ♦ The special aspects of Hansa-NG are a glass cockpit with cabin comfort, an excessively ....

    Merger of Three Jumbo Black Holes Spotted

    23 days ago
    A rare merging of three supermassive black holes has been spotted by a crew of astrophysicists in India. Highlights: ♦ All three merging black holes had been phases of galaxies in the Toucan constellation. This discovery was made using data from the Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope (UVIT) on ASTROSAT, India’s first space observatory, the ....

    Landfall due to Hurricane Ida

    23 days ago
    Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, US. It is an extraordinarily hazardous Category four storm and one of the most effective storms ever to hit the US. Highlights: ♦ Hurricanes are the most violent and largest storms on the earth. ♦ Tropical cyclones (hurricanes) use warm, moist air as fuel, and consequently form over warm Equatorial ....

    Knowing about Blue Straggler

    23 days ago
    Blue stragglers are a type of star located in open star clusters or globular clusters. They are larger and bluer than other stars. Highlights: They have intrigued scientists who have for lengthy probes their origin. Carrying out the first-ever complete evaluation of blue stragglers, Indian researchers currently observed that half of the blue stragglers ....

    Naval Anti-Drone System - NADS

    25 days ago
    First indigenously developed anti-drone system, NADS to be inducted through the Indian Navy. Highlights: ♦ A contract was signed between the IN (Indian Navy) and Navaratna Defence PSU Bharat Limited for the supply of the 1st indigenous comprehensive Naval Anti Drone System with both hard kill & soft kill capabilities. ♦ The Naval ....

    First Green Hydrogen of India

    30 days ago
    Indian Oil will construct India’s first Green Hydrogen Plant at Mathura refinery. This plant will be an addition in order to amplify the existing crude oil refining capability by using 25 million tonnes per annum. Highlights: ♦ Indian Oil has been pursuing its ambitious plans of hydrogen manufacturing throughout a range of sorts such ....

    Chikungunya Vaccine by Bharat Biotech

    30 days ago
    International Vaccine Institute has announced that Bharat Biotech’s Chikungunya vaccine candidate (BBV87) has entered into Phase II & III clinical trials. Currently, there is no industrial chikungunya vaccine. Highlights: ♦ BBV87 is an inactivated virus vaccine, that is similar to Covaxin. ♦ Inactivated vaccines incorporate ....

    MANTHAN Hackathon by BPR&D and AICTE

    30 days ago
    Bureau of Police Research & Development and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) will be launching MANTHAN 2021 on twenty sixth August 2021 at National Media Centre. Highlights: ♦ Hackathon “MANTHAN 2021” is a unique country wide initiative (36-hour online hackathon with Prize cash really worth Rs. 40 Lakh and ....

    Afghanistan fell by 80% in Covid Vaccination

    31 days ago
    According to UNICEF report, Covid-19 vaccinations have decreased by 80% in Afghanistan within the first week of Taliban’s control in the country. Highlights: ♦ As per UNICEF, about two million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccines had been delivered to Afghanistan. Half of the vaccines will expire in November. ♦ About 30,500 ....

    Mobile App Launched by LIC

    31 days ago
    Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) launched a mobile app called Ananda cell app for its suppliers and intermediaries in order to onboard potential customers. Highlights: ♦ ANANDA stands for Atma Nirbhar Agents New Business Digital Application. ♦ ANANDA is the paperless answer for new business processes. ♦ This digital software ....

    BharatPe Launched a Mobile App

    31 days ago
    BharatPe has launched a “12% Club” app that will allow shoppers to make investments and earn up to 12 percent annual pastime or borrow at a comparable rate. Highlights: BharatPe has partnered with LenDenClub (RBI-approved NBFC) for this app and lending arrangement. Consumers can make investments with their savings anytime by means of ....

    India may be Coming into Endemic Stage of COVID - WHO

    32 days ago
    As per the Chief Scientist of the WHO (World Health Organisation), Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, COVID-19 in India may additionally be coming into the stage of endemicity where low or reasonable degree of transmission will go on. Highlights: ♦ On the clearance of India’s homegrown COVID-19 vaccine ‘COVAXIN’, she used to be assured ....

    Test Flight of Fatah - Pakistan

    32 days ago
    Pakistan made a successful test flight of Fatah-1 on August 24, 2021. About Fatah-1: ♦ Fatah-1 is a Pakistan-made guided multi-launch rocket system. ♦ It is capable of delivering traditional warheads up to a range of 140 kilometres. ♦ This new weapons system will equip the military with the functionality to strike deep into enemy ....

Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily Current Affairs
Current Affairs PDF

Monthly Current Affairs PDF

Current Affairs 2021 September

September 27
News Quiz
September 25
News Quiz
September 24
News Quiz
September 23
News Quiz

Current Affairs 2021 August

August 31
News Quiz
August 28
News Quiz
August 27
News Quiz
August 26
News Quiz

Current Affairs 2021 July

July 30
News Quiz
July 29
News Quiz
July 27
News Quiz
July 26
News Quiz