21 August Current Affair

●Interlinking project;-

↪aims to link India’s rivers by a network of reservoirs & canals
•five interlinking projects finalised⤵
1)Ken-Betwa link project,2)Damanganga-Pinjal link project,3)Par-Tapi-Narmada link project,4)Godavari-Cauvery link project & 5)Parvati-Kali Sindhu-Chambal link.

●falling Indian rupee against $US

↪amid fears that Turkish currency turmoil could turn out into global financial crisis
↪this has triggered a dollar flight from many emerging economies.(Chinese yuan has fallen sharply)

●Chandrayaan-1{launched by ISRO in 2008}

↪was India’s first lunar probe
↪One of the objectives was to prepare a three-dimensional atlas of both near & far side of the moon
↪Scientists have found frozen water deposits in the darkest & coldest parts of the Moon’s polar regions using data from the Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft

●NASA’s InSight spacecraft;-

↪Is part of NASA’s Discovery Program
↪InSight is a robotic lander designed to study the interior of the planet Mars
↪It will be the first mission to peer deep beneath the Martian surface
↪InSight seeks to answer one of science’s most fundamental questions: How did the terrestrial planets form?

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