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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 13 Dec 2019
ISRO launched the RISAT-2BR1 satellite on 11 December 2019. India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) launched RISAT-2BR1, the fiftieth flight (PSLV-C48), along with nine commercial satellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.
RISAT-2BR1 is a radar imaging satellite.
It is dubbed as a spy satellite.
The mission life span of RISAT-2BR1 is 5 years.
The satellite weighs about 628 kg.It can take pictures of the earth during day and night even under cloudy conditions.
Special Mention Accounts are those assets/accounts that show symptoms of bad asset quality in the first 90 days itself.
What is the difference between NPA and SMA?
Remember that NPA has duration of 90 days. On the other hand, the worst type of special mention account (SMA – 2) has less than 90 days’ duration.
Bougainville has recently become the world’s newest and possibly the smallest independent country.
Bougainville is currently a province of Papua New Guinea- one of the most populous Pacific island states.
It forms the part of the Solomon Islands archipelago.
Bougainville has a population of around 300,000 people comprising of 21 distinct language groups.
Bovada lists Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg as odds-on favorite to be Time Magazine’s 2019 Person of the Year.
The state of Odisha has been honoured with ‘World Habitat Award’, global recognition for its ambitious project — Jaga Mission which aims to provide homes to millions of people.
The award was conferred by the World Habitat, a UK based organization, in partnership with United Nations (UN)-Habitat.