Current Affairs in English – April-7, 2021

Current Affairs in English – April-7, 2021

CURRENT AFFAIRS – 2021

APRIL – 7, 2021

NATIONAL

Fully electrified railway zone

  • West Central Railways has become the first fully electrified railway zone in the country.
  • Electrification of this railway section will provide various benefits such as o saving fuel, o reduction in travel time, o environmental protection

Indian Railway New record

  • The Indian Railways has achieved the highest ever electrification of sections during 2020-21. This is 37% higher than that achieved in 2019-20. It has covered 6,015 kilo metres of electrification in a single year.

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Baikal-GVD

  • The Russian scientists recently launched one of the world’s biggest underwater neutrino telescopes called the Baikal-GVD (Gigaton Volume Detector) in the waters of Lake Baikal.
  • It is one of the three largest neutrino detectors in the world.
  • The telescope seeks to study in detail the elusive fundamental particles called neutrinos and to possibly determine their sources.

IMPORTANT DAYS

World Party day

  • Idea to have a World Party day came up in 1996 after the release of novel ‘Flight: A Quantum Fiction Novel’.
  • It is an optimistic celebration of humanity which aims to promote unity, diversity and peaceful coexistence.
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