DAILY NEWSPAPER ANALYSIS

(DNA)



21 August 2019

Tardigrade the water bear

By Aspire IAS

The Israeli spacecraft Beresheet attempted to land on the Moon, but crashed on the surface


Microcredit has gained much traction as a tool for ensuring the welfare of the most impoverished in society, and boosting development alongside.


21 August 2019

Henley Passport Index 2019

By Aspire IAS

The latest Henley Passport Index ranks India at 86, down five places from 81 in 2018. The index ranks passports based on their power and mobility. Last year, an Indian passport holder had visa-free access to 60 countries this year, it has access to 58.


Russia has launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station


With Maharashtra, Karnataka and Kerala among other states under deluge, questions are being raised over their flood management system. The disaster aggravates by the release of water from overflowing dams in the region at the same time that relentless rainfall hits it.