International Day of the Tropics observed on 29 June
- International Day of the Tropics observed on 29 June.
- This day celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the tropics.
- The unique challenges and opportunities the Tropical nations face.
- The Tropics are a region of the Earth defined as the area.
- It is between the tropic of Cancer and the tropic of Capricorn.
Sarada Kumar Hota took over as NHB MD
- Sarada Kumar Hota assumed charge as the NHB Managing Director.
- It lasted for a period of three years.
- He succeeds Sriram Kalyanaraman.
- He served as the managing director of Can Fin Homes.
- A subsidiary of Canara Bank.
- NHB wholly owned by the Government.
NASA declared a new mission to explore Saturn’s largest moon
- NASA announced a new mission to explore this fascinating world.
- The mission, called Dragonfly is the latest in NASA’s New Frontier program.
- NASA has earlier launched explorations of Jupiter, Pluto, the asteroid Bennu, and now, Titan.
Telangana hosts the triennial ISTA Congress in Hyderabad
- Telangana is hosting the triennial ISTA Congress in Hyderabad.
- In Asia, ISTA Congress is being held for the first time.
- The Congress is being held from 26 June to 3 July 2019.
- Congress will have the main event for three days.
Sharad Kumar Saraf is appointed as the new President of FIEO
- FIEO has elected Sharad Kumar Saraf as its new president.
- Saraf will succeed renowned exporter Ganesh.
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