Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 07 Jan 2020
- The movie titled ‘1917’ bagged the ‘Best Motion picture- drama’ in the recently released Golden Globe awards 2020.
- Sam Mendes won the Best director award. The film is based on the World War I in 1917.
- Tessy Thomas was the first woman scientist to head a missile project in India.
- She is the renowned Indian scientist and Director General of Aeronautical Systems at DRDO.
- India’s world-class facility for training astronauts will be established in three years at Challakere, a shrubby, arid oilseeds town on the Bengaluru-Pune NH4 in Chitradurga district of Karnataka.
- Chinese paddlefish, native to the Yangtze River, declared Extinct by scientists.
- Paddlefish a primitive bony fish related to the sturgeon and found in the basins of the Mississippi and Yangtze rivers.
- The Chinese paddlefish is declared Extinct.
- It is dubbed as ‘Panda of the Yangtze River’ becomes extinct due to overfishing and habitat loss.
- Delhi gets its first Smog Tower to help tackle rising levels of Air pollution.
- The Smog tower, which is 20-ft tall, has been installed in south Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar market.