Current year’s News and Events for Homi Bhabha Theory Exam

  • The definition of unit of mass (a ‘kilo’) is changed this year!
    Know more about this on our website:
    https://ogalelearning.com/2019/02/18/the-new-definition-of-kilogram-in-simple-words/
  • Amalan dam, district Chandrapur suddenly became green because blue green algae boom – (Nov 2018)
  • Sentinelese tribe, living on the island of North Sentinel in the Andamans, killed a Christian missionary man. This tribe is living there in complete isolation for thousands of years. They use bows and arrows to hunt
  • 5Dec- Train 18 India made train. 180kmph
  • Jan 19- dhepe wada Pune got intellectual rights for architectural design
  • 14 march- Google Emma haruka iwao calculated value of pi to 31.4 trillion decimal places. required 4 months on Google cloud
  • 27 mar: India brought down low earth orbit satellite with a missile
  • 1 Apr C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) made first made in India microprocessor
  • Caren ubelnik became the first woman to win ‘Abel prize’ in mathematics
  • 18 jun 2019 – Encephalitis in Bihar kills 100 kids. Caused due to malnutrition and by eating litchi fruit.
  • Tiware dam ratnagiri district breached. Many houses swept by water, many feared dead
  • 3 may- ‘Fani’ Indias worst cyclone (Odisha) in 20 years
  • Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC). Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand , Nepal and Bhutan [5]—are among the countries dependent on the Bay of Bengal.
  • Trekkers from maharashtra – Anjali Kulkarni and Nihal bagwe died in Everest descent
  • 5 June – Churu in Rajasthan, is the world’s hottest place. (50.8 deg C)
  • 21 Jun 19- The Kaleshwaram project, touted as the world’s largest multi-stage lift irrigation scheme and boon to Telangana, was inaugurated by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao at Medigadda in Jayashankar-Bhupalpally district
  • 16 July Tuesday lunar eclipse
  • kaymera- human + animal hybrid
  • Record 8,000 mm Rain In Maharashtra’s Mahabaleshwar This Monsoon, even more than cherapunji
  • Floods in many cities in Maharashtra.
  • Water from Alamatti dam on Krishna river in Karnataka, had to be released to control the floods in Kolhapur in Maharashtra.
  • Article 370 and 35A related to Kashmir scrapped.
  • August – huge forest fire in Amazon jungle
  • India’s moon mission – Chandrayan orbiter and Vikram lander