History to make, first controlled aircraft to fly in another planet

Apr 11, 2021 10:08 | Poltics

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

  1. The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) celebrated its 71st Foundation Day on Friday. Swami Vivekanand Cultural Centre at Indian Embassy in Beijing celebrated ICCR Foundation Day today in the presence of a huge gathering of ICCR scholars in China and their disciples who learnt Indian dance and music.


2.  India and Japan are planning to hold a ‘2+2′ format meeting of foreign and defence ministers in Tokyo later this month* 


3. India and China military-level talks have focused on working together to pull back troops, weapons and war-waging equipment from friction points along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh.


4. A statement of the Indian Ministry of Defence issued on Saturday evening detailed the outcome of the meeting of military commanders which took place yesterday




WORLD NEWS

 1. Volcano erupts in Southern Caribbean The La Sourfriere Volcano located on the eastern Caribbean island recently erupted after decades of inactivity. The volcano forced thousands in the surrounding villages to evacuate.


2. The Ingenuity Mars Helicopter of NASA is to make its first flight. With this, Ingenuity will make history of becoming the first controlled aircraft to fly in another planet.


3. The Mars 2020 mission is a part of Mars Exploration Programme of NASA. It was launched from the earth in July 2020. It reached Mars in February 2021.


4. Myanmar security forces killed over 80 protesters in Bago town on Thursday night and Friday, near Myanmar's main city of Yangon, reports Reuters quoting the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) monitoring group and a domestic news outlet.


5. Thailand has decided to close all entertainment places in 41 provinces, including Bangkok, for at least two weeks as Covid-19 cases linked to them spread rapidly across the country . 

Sports:
 Union Minister for Sports & Youth Affairs Kiren Rijiju inaugurated Khelo India State Centre of Excellence for Rowing discipline at the Jammu & Kashmir Sports Council Water Sports Academy in Srinagar on 10th April 2021. 
 2.IPL cricket Score 10 Apr
CSK - 189/7 (20 overs)DC 190/3 (18.4) won by 8 wkts
3. Today's match SHR Vs KKR7.30 pm