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7th MAY 2020

Rabindrana Jayanti

  • Rabindranath Tagore also known by his sobriquets Gurudev, Kabiguru, and Biswakabi, was a polymath, poet, musician, artist and ayurveda-researcher
  • He reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • Author of Gitanjali, he became in 1913 the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Buddha Poornima

  • Buddha’s birthday is a Buddhist festival that is celebrated in most of East
    Asia commemorating the birth of the Prince Siddhartha Gautama, later the Gautama Buddha, and was founder of the Buddhism.
  • According to Buddhist tradition and modern academic consensus, Gautama Buddha was born c. 563–480 BCE in Lumbini (currently located in Nepal), and raised in the Shakya capital of Kapilavastu


  • Brown dwarfs are those objects that are lighter than the stars but heavier than the planets.
  • They typically have the 13 to 80 times the mass of the Jupiter.
  • The team of astronomers has recently discovered that Luhman 16A, the closest brown known dwarf, has been showing the signs of cloud bands. They are similar to those seen on Saturn and Jupiter.
  • After Alpha Centauri and Barnard’s star, it has been the third closest system to our sun, at a distance of 5 light-years.


  • As per the latest update, Styrene Gas was leaked from the LG Polymers Plant in Visakhapatnam, which has so far claimed over 12 lives in Andhra Pradesh.
  • Styrene is a chemical compound that has been identified as neruo-toxins.
  • It is also known as ethenylbenzene, vinylbenzene, and phenylethene and has chemical formula of C6H5CH=CH2.
  • Styrene Gas is a by-product of highly flammable raw material Styrene.
  • The gas produced by burning styrene is poisonous in nature.
  • Styrene Gas is a colour-less and odour-less However, in few cases, the gas has been reported as having a mild sweet odour. It quickly spreads in air.


May 29, 2020