Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: Exoplanets

India’s planetary system needs ‘Indian’ name, students get 15 more days to send entries

Astronomical Society of India is not happy with the suggestions sent so far for the planetary system assigned to India, as most are English or Greek names.

NASA telescope finds exoplanet trio that can unravel mysteries of planet formation

Exoplanets found by NASA telescope TESS can potentially be the missing link in planetary growth between smaller rocky planets & larger gaseous bodies.

Uranus remains mysterious but now we know why it spins on its side

Unlike all the other planets, Uranus and its rings are tilted by almost a right angle.

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Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai |

Why ‘buy now, pay later’ fad doesn’t sit well with RBI

The RBI wants every small-ticket loan to be a marriage officially solemnised in the church of banking. Its new guidelines stop nonbanks from loading digital wallets using credit lines.
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Gig economy booming, workers will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

Niti Aayog report finds concentration of workers rising in low- and high-skilled categories, maximum share in retail trade and sales.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.